Learning for Families & Children
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Learning - For Families & Children
Learning - For Families & Children
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Learning - For Families & Children
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Learning for Families & Children

Learning for Families & Children


Children's Garden Activities - Fall 2014

Saturdays and Sundays, September 6 - October 26
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Bibby and Harold Alfond Children's Garden
Free with Admission

Storytime-10 a.m.
Garden Puppet Theater- 11 a.m.
Chicken Feeding-12:30 p.m.
Nature Investigations-1 p.m. (Saturdays only Sept. 21 - Oct. 19)


Storytime for Children

Beloved volunteer Pat Jeremiah, hosts Storytime from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Mondays all year long. Pat reads selections from the Story Barn collection of 300 books and some of her own favorites. Storytime goers meet in the Bosarge Family Education Center, and weather permitting, will head out to the Children’s Garden and Story Barn. Storytime also includes simple activities and lively conversation. No need to register, just stop by and stay as long as you like. Storytime is included with Gardens admission through October and free during the winter months.


Parent and Child Pizza Garden Harvest and Feast

Saturday, September 20
10:00 a.m. - Noon

Parents and children, please join us as we partake in the bounty of the season here and harvest the toppings we need to make a spectacular homemade pizza together. We'll learn about the pollinators who help to make our pizza possible and even plant a pizza herb container garden to take home. Don't forget to bring your appetite!

$13/members, $17 non-members (includes admission to the Gardens and pizza for one child and one adult)


Cider Sundays!

Sundays, September 21 and 28, and October 5 and 12
1:00-3:00 p.m.
Bibby and Harold Alfond Children's Garden
Free with Admission

Enjoy and learn about one of our country’s greatest-and tastiest-seasonal traditions, apple cider pressing! Learn the basics of making this delicious drink and enjoy the fruits of your labors!

Cider pressing is included in the regular Gardens admission on Cider Sundays, and no reservations are needed.