In addition to the many sustainability-focused exhibits and workshops, we also have fun, family-friendly events and activities planned throughout the day!


Yoga on the Garden grounds
Cohen Amphitheater Lawn
9:30 a.m. to
10:30 a.m.
Free, All Levels
for Adults and Kids

Led by local nonprofit organization Yoga Buzz
Bring your own yoga mat or towel


Children's Activities

Children's Activities Area sponsored by Metro Lighting

The following experiences are FREE unless otherwise noted.

Cohen Amphitheater Lawn
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Say "Bye" to Plastic Bags with the Saint Louis Zoo
Decorate a Recycled Tile:
personalize a keepsake with markers
Make a Green Living Pledge
and get a colorful EarthWays Center patch (while supplies last)
Solar Oven S’mores: make a snack in our solar oven
Snap Photos with a Costumed Character
Boys with their solar carsSolar Cars:
purchase a kit to build now or take home ($10 per kit or two for $15)
Solar Car Races: once you’ve built your solar car put it to the test on our solar car race track
2019 Write Outside Your Door literary contest winners work will be debuted and on display


Other Activities

Kemper Center for Home Gardening
9 a.m. to
4 p.m.
Green Resources Answer Service and Plant Doctors:
At upper level Answer Desks. Visit the Plant Doctor and the Planet Doctor! Get answers to your plant related and green living questions. For questions anytime email:

Kemper Center for Home Gardening
11:30 a.m.
Center for Home Gardening Sustainability Tour:
Tour lasts approximately 45 minutes; meet at upper level Plant Doctor Desk. Stroll with a Master Gardener to see the Center’s demonstration gardens, and sustainability components such as compost area, bee yard, solar panels, rain barrel, rain gardens, and native plant area.