Scheduled Activities & Special Events
Great Green Adventures: Weather Watcher

Autumn leaf with rain dropsOctober 17, 2020
10:30–11:30 a.m. or
1:30–2:30 p.m.

Join us as we observe and identify changes in the weather and how this seasonal change affects the plants in the Garden. Learn more


Great Green Adventures: Preparing for Winter

SquirrelNovember 20, 2020
10:30–11:30 a.m. or
1:30–2:30 p.m.

Winter will soon be approaching. Let’s search the Garden and discover what the plants and animals do to prepare for winter. Learn more


Be sure to check out classes and additional happenings for kids and families at the Garden, the Shaw Nature Reserve and the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House!

Children’s Garden

Girl climbing ropes in Children's Garden

The Doris I. Schnuck Children’s Garden (open April–October) is the perfect place to make new discoveries. Host your next birthday party, come for a drop-in program or just explore. Learn more

For the Whole Family


This summer, join a family reading program that connects nature-inspired books with the great outdoors!
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