Celebrate trees and get to know some of the tree species in the South Park Arboretum with Kristy Blakely, Director of Education. Wear comfortable shoes/boots you do not mind getting muddy. Walk takes place rain or shine. Meet in the Gardens parking lot.
$5 per person
(includes picnic lunch - grilled hot dog, snack &
By reservation only. Please call the TR
Site, 884.0095 to register.
It’s Teddy Bear Picnic time and we’re joining
forces again with our special friends at the Theodore Roosevelt Innagural Site.
featuring... Mama Earth’s Kitchen Band Show. Teddy Bear Picnic is a fun
day for all! Special thanks to Young Audiences of Western New York for
their generous support of this event.
Series DF - January 9, 16,
8:45-10:15amGarden Member - $54 per
series/$15 per class
Non-Member - $60 per series/$16 per class
10am-2pmIncluded with Garden AdmissionHave fun with your food! Expanded nutrition and food-themed kid’s hands-on programming will take place on the third Saturday in the Family Garden and at stations throughout the Gardens between 10am-2pm. Look for special plants in the Gardens that tie in with the monthly theme. See the schedule below for our upcoming themed offerings. While activities are best aligned for children ages 4-10, caregivers of our youngest learners are encouraged to assist with creations! Included with paid Gardens admission/Membership! Providing a safe learning environment for children is important. All activities are peanut-allergy friendly.
Celebrate World Health Month at the Gardens! Learn about the importance of good nutrition while making your own smoothies. Explore the many different medicinal uses of tea throughout the world at our special tea tasting. Then, create cool grape sculptures and use vegetable stamps to make some beautiful paintings.
Spring Celebration - May 16
Help us welcome spring at the Gardens! Learn about the plants we eat and how they grow at our special spring planting activity. Discover the important role pollinators play in maintaining our food supply while making an egg carton caterpillar and enjoying a healthy bee banana snack. Then, learn how honey is made while making a beautiful beehive painting.
Edible Gardens - June 20
Come learn about the different types of plants that we eat and why they are so good for us! Plant your very own pizza garden and make some fabulous fruit trees out of paper bags. Then, learn about why pollinators are so important to the plants we eat while making egg carton bees and hummingbird feeders.
All about Apples-September 19
Come join us for an apple harvest celebration! Learn how apples grow while making your very own apple tree and apple pencil toppers. Then, make some beautiful apple prints and learn about different apple varieties at our apple and cider tasting!
Sunday ProgrammingApril 26, May 31, September 2711am-1pm, Included with Garden Admission - Kids 4-12 will enjoy these hands-on activities free with Garden admission. Activities held in the Wegmans Family Garden
Providing a safe learning environment for children is important. All activities are peanut-allergy friendly
September 292pm OR 6pmMembers $25Non-Members $30
Two sessions are available for this popular workshop! Participants will create a miniature moss garden. These easy to care for mini ecosystems have gained popularity in the gardening and home décor world. We’ll provide a selection of glassware, select moss species and other decorative supplies. Workshop participants will also learn about mosses and how to care for these tiny plants. Mosses aren’t just awesome- they’re “mossome”! Bring a pair of gloves and a box for transport.