Events and Things to Do
It’s snowing again. But in the Operations Room, volunteers are planting in preparation for the May Plant Sale! Mark your calendar for the first weekend in May. Then watch this space for more information about the Plant Sale.
Join Us for the 2nd Sunday Tour on March 9th
Featured in March are snapdragons, stock and other early spring flowers. Learn more about the changing displays in the showrooms while exploring the whole Conservatory.
Date: March 9th
Time: 1:30 – 2:30
Cost: Adults $5, Seniors $3, Children $2
Exploration Station Expands!
The Exploration Station is now open on Sundays from 1:30 – 3:30 as well as every Saturday morning from 10:00 – noon plus many school holidays. Here docents help children and others learn through interactive displays and games in the showrooms.
There are new topics every month. The March topic is “Buzz Bees Buzz.“ Bees are the most under rated workers in the natural world. We will look at bees and the role they play in keeping our plants healthy and productive.
Toddler Exploration Time
The program is offered once a month on the third Friday of each month from September – November and January – May from 10:30 – 11:15.
The special interactive time for you and your toddler will open up the natural world as you explore together the wonders of nature at the Conservatory. Interact during guided activities, facilitated by FOPCON docents and highlight a different topic each month. Come ready to have fun and learn about nature with you toddler. Space is limited to 15 children and their caregivers for each event.
The topic for March 21st is ”Buzz Bees Buzz”