Scheduled Activities & Special Events
Great Green Adventures: Seeds on the Move

SunflowerNovember 21, 2021
10:30–11:30 a.m. or
1:30–2:30 p.m.

Whether by wind, water or animal fur, seeds are on the move this time of the year. Join us as we explore seeds big and small. Learn more


Great Green Adventures: Evergreen Trees

EvergreenDecember 18, 2021
10:30–11:30 a.m. or
1:30–2:30 p.m.

Why do some tree leaves stay green all winter? Join us as we explore the Garden and learn about which trees stay green and why. 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

Visiting the Garden with Kids?

Garden Explorer pack

Order a Garden Explorer pack with your admission tickets! The pack is bursting with activities and supplies to help you explore nature together. Learn more