Garden Sprouts

Garden Sprouts:

Come to the Garden with your preschool aged child (3-5) for an opportunity to explore the natural world together.  Each month we focus on a theme from the garden using children’s literature, games, eco-art and a scrumptious snack.

Classes meet at 10:00 a.m. and 1 p.m. Call Karla Jahn at316-264-0448 ext. 115 for reservations.

$9, $6 for members; class limit 15 per session

March 11th -  Squirrel Tales

Get silly with squirrel stories and snacks

Date: 
Repeats every month on the second Tuesday 12 times .
Tue, 03/11/2014 - 10:00am
Tue, 04/08/2014 - 10:00am
Tue, 05/13/2014 - 10:00am
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 10:00am
Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:00am
Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:00am
Tue, 09/09/2014 - 10:00am
Tue, 10/14/2014 - 10:00am
Tue, 11/11/2014 - 10:00am
Tue, 12/09/2014 - 10:00am
Tue, 01/13/2015 - 10:00am
Tue, 02/10/2015 - 10:00am

Summer Activities: Themed days in the DCG

Every Day of the week from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 2 through Aug. 15, the Downing Children's Garden will offer themed days where kids can explore the world around them. Regular admission or membership applies.

Muddy Mondays

Date: 
Repeats every day every Monday and every Tuesday and every Wednesday and every Thursday and every Friday until Fri Aug 15 2014 .
Mon, 06/02/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 06/03/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 06/04/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 06/05/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 06/06/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 06/09/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 06/11/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 06/12/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 06/13/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 06/16/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 06/17/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 06/18/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 06/19/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 06/20/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 06/23/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 06/24/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 06/25/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 06/26/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 06/30/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 07/01/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 07/02/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 07/04/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 07/07/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 07/09/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 07/14/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 07/15/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 07/16/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 07/30/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 08/08/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Garden Sprouts

Garden Sprouts:

Come to the Garden with your preschool aged child (3-5) for an opportunity to explore the natural world together.  Each month we focus on a theme from the garden using children’s literature, games, eco-art and a scrumptious snack.

Classes meet at 10:00 a.m. and 1 p.m. Call Karla Jahn at316-264-0448 ext. 115 for reservations.

$9, $6 for members; class limit 15 per session

June 10th Blooms and Berries

Have a delicious time tasting and painting with berries!

Date: 
Repeats every month on the second Tuesday 12 times .
Tue, 02/11/2014 - 1:00pm
Tue, 03/11/2014 - 1:00pm
Tue, 04/08/2014 - 1:00pm
Tue, 05/13/2014 - 1:00pm
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 1:00pm
Tue, 07/08/2014 - 1:00pm
Tue, 08/12/2014 - 1:00pm
Tue, 09/09/2014 - 1:00pm
Tue, 10/14/2014 - 1:00pm
Tue, 11/11/2014 - 1:00pm
Tue, 12/09/2014 - 1:00pm
Tue, 01/13/2015 - 1:00pm

Tuesdays on the Terrace 2014

DIG in & DRINK up at Tuesdays On The Terrace, your favorite afterwork party! Each Tuesday night from June to September, the Garden mixes things up with live music, happy hour and horticulture. Enjoy cocktails, beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages from The Bar’s Open from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and view the summer garden until 8 p.m. Clear your schedule, pack a picnic, call your friends and relax in the Gardens with Tuesdays on the Terrace.

Date: 
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Sep 30 2014 .
Tue, 06/03/2014 - 5:30pm
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 5:30pm
Tue, 06/17/2014 - 5:30pm
Tue, 06/24/2014 - 5:30pm
Tue, 07/01/2014 - 5:30pm
Tue, 07/08/2014 - 5:30pm
Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:30pm
Tue, 07/22/2014 - 5:30pm
Tue, 07/29/2014 - 5:30pm
Tue, 08/05/2014 - 5:30pm
Tue, 08/12/2014 - 5:30pm
Tue, 08/19/2014 - 5:30pm
Tue, 08/26/2014 - 5:30pm
Tue, 09/02/2014 - 5:30pm
Tue, 09/09/2014 - 5:30pm
Tue, 09/16/2014 - 5:30pm
Tue, 09/23/2014 - 5:30pm
Tue, 09/30/2014 - 5:30pm

Summer Activities: Themed days in the DCG

Every Day of the week from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 2 through Aug. 15, the Downing Children's Garden will offer themed days where kids can explore the world around them. Regular admission or membership applies.

Muddy Mondays

Date: 
Mon, 06/02/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 06/03/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 06/04/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 06/05/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 06/06/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 06/09/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 06/11/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 06/12/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 06/13/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 06/16/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 06/17/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 06/18/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 06/19/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 06/20/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 06/23/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 06/24/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 06/25/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 06/26/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 06/30/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 07/01/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 07/02/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 07/04/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 07/07/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 07/09/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 07/14/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 07/15/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 07/16/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 07/30/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 08/08/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Lunchtime Lecture

LUNCHTIME LECTURES

Lectures are included with membership or admission. Lunch is served for an additional charge and is available beginning at 11 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

JUNE CATERER: Collette's Catering

JULY CATERER: Truffle's

AUGUST: Syl's

 

June 4:

"Ozone Advance"

Date: 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 - 12:15pm

$3 Thursdays Family Game Night

Every Thursday in June, July, August and September at Botanica admission is $3 for children and adults. As always, members are free and the gardens are open until 8 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday through September. 

To make the evenings more special, we're adding life-sized games for the kids to play with, including:

Giant Blow-Up Bowling

Date: 
Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Aug 28 2014 .
Thu, 06/05/2014 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Thu, 06/12/2014 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Thu, 06/19/2014 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Thu, 06/26/2014 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Thu, 07/03/2014 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Thu, 07/10/2014 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Thu, 07/17/2014 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Thu, 07/24/2014 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Thu, 07/31/2014 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Thu, 08/07/2014 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Thu, 08/14/2014 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Thu, 08/21/2014 - 9:00am to 8:00pm
Thu, 08/28/2014 - 9:00am to 8:00pm

Summer Activities: Themed days in the DCG

Every Day of the week from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 2 through Aug. 15, the Downing Children's Garden will offer themed days where kids can explore the world around them. Regular admission or membership applies.

Muddy Mondays

Date: 
Mon, 06/02/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 06/03/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 06/04/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 06/05/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 06/06/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 06/09/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 06/11/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 06/12/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 06/13/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 06/16/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 06/17/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 06/18/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 06/19/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 06/20/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 06/23/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 06/24/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 06/25/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 06/26/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 06/30/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 07/01/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 07/02/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 07/04/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 07/07/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 07/09/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 07/14/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 07/15/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 07/16/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 07/30/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 08/08/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

Butterfly Walks

Butterfly Walks:

2nd Thursday of the month 10 a.m. June- August

Enjoy a staff led walk through the gardens to greet our summer visitors.  We will observe the butterflies in their natural environment while respecting their habitat.  Nets and any other catching are strictly prohibited.  Binoculars that focus within 6-8 feet will greatly enhance your viewing.  Our walks will always include a visit to our seasonal butterfly house. 

Regular admission or membership applies. No reservations required.

Date: 
Repeats every month on June, July, August on the second Thursday until Thu Aug 14 2014 .
Thu, 06/12/2014 - 10:00am
Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:00am
Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:00am

Summer Activities: Themed days in the DCG

Every Day of the week from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 2 through Aug. 15, the Downing Children's Garden will offer themed days where kids can explore the world around them. Regular admission or membership applies.

Muddy Mondays

Date: 
Mon, 06/02/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 06/03/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 06/04/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 06/05/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 06/06/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 06/09/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 06/10/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 06/11/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 06/12/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 06/13/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 06/16/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 06/17/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 06/18/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 06/19/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 06/20/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 06/23/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 06/24/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 06/25/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 06/26/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 06/30/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 07/01/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 07/02/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 07/04/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 07/07/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 07/08/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 07/09/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 07/11/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 07/14/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 07/15/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 07/16/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 07/17/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 07/18/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 07/21/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 07/22/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 07/23/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 07/24/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 07/29/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 07/30/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 08/04/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 08/08/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Mon, 08/11/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Tue, 08/12/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Wed, 08/13/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm
Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:00am to 2:00pm

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