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Events & Programs

Take Home TET (Toddler Exploration Time): Third Friday of the month

Young learners will be delighted with stories, lessons and crafts lead virtually by our education docents.  Participants will pick up a craft bag from the Oak Park Conservatory prior to the lesson with all the pieces needed to complete the craft.  On Friday, we will join virtually to make the project during the Take Home…

Story Time at the Conservatory: Wednesday mornings

Story Time is back by popular demand!  Story Time moves indoors during the winter months, with limited capacity to allow for social distancing. Enjoy stories, songs, and puppets led by our volunteer docents inside the Conservatory. Adults and children must both register to attend this event. Only registered participants will be admitted. Maximum of 17...

News and Info

Winter Pruning Lecture — View supplemental information

Were you unable to make it to our lecture about Winter Pruning on February 25?  The University of Illinois Extension, which oversees the Illinois Master Gardeners program, has shared a website with lots of links and resources.  Check it out here.

House Plant Oasis Lecture — check out the video and presentation!

Our lecture on Creating an Indoor Oasis with Houseplants, presented by the Conservatory’s own Greenhouse Supervisor Kent Gentry, sold out!  But you can watch the video or download the slide presentation.

Seed Starting Lecture — Watch the video!

Our seed starting lecture, featuring local gardener extraordinaire Jill Niewoehner, sold out!  However, you can watch the video here.

The Conservatory has re-opened!

We are delighted to announce that IL Public Health guidelines have allowed the Conservatory to reopen to visitors!  Face masks must be worn at all times and a limit of 50 visitors are allowed per State guidelines. We welcome you to visit this community gem to breath in some fresh air as you enjoy the…