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Events & Programs

Year of the Butterfly: Bats & Other Pollinator Friends with WonderWorks Children’s Museum August 14, 2021

The Year of the Butterfly is a regional effort of organizations cooperating to bring awareness to the community about how they can help support a healthy habitat for butterflies and other pollinators. Join the Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory and our partners as we explore a variety of pollinators.   This month we’ll learn about…

Taste of Uncorked: August 27, 2021

Enjoy an evening of music and drinks in the garden at the Oak Park Conservatory for Taste of Uncorked.  James Robinson-Parran will provide the evening's entertainment.  This month's alcohol sponsors will be Wild Onion Tied House and Anfora Wine Merchants.  Admission includes 2 drink tickets.   Ages 21+ Pre registration is required.  Click here to...

Fall Perennial & Tool Exchange: September 11, 2021

Join other gardeners in our outside garden and share your favorite perennials, houseplants and extra garden tools at FOPCON’s annual Fall Exchange. Advanced registration is required to attend this free event.  Drop off materials at the Rubinstein garden gate from 9:30-11:30A at the Conservatory. Come back to pick up items from 12:00-12:30P. Registration coming soon.

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Wednesday morning Story Time: 10AM and 11AM

Enjoy stories, songs, and puppets led by our volunteer docents at the Oak Park Conservatory. All participants (children and caregivers) must register to attend story time. Story time takes place outside in our Discovery Garden, and inside the Conservatory during inclement weather.  This program is presented by the Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory.  Free…

Job Opening — Volunteer and Program/Events Coordinator (June 2021)

The Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory has an opening for a part-time Volunteer and Program/Events Coordinator (flexible 20 hours/week). Join our small team who works behind the scenes to support the Oak Park Conservatory. You will engage with our dedicated base of volunteers to place them in a variety of volunteer jobs. You will…

Year of the Butterfly Celebration at the Conservatory

In celebration of the Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory’s 35th Anniversary, join us in the Elsie Jacobsen Discovery Garden on Saturdays from 10:00am to noon, as we explore pollinators during the Year of the Butterfly. Our docents will bring you fascinating information and activities about a variety of pollinators. We are teaming up with...

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Videos and other materials from our Member Lectures and Learn & Grow series are available.  Just click on Previous Lectures from the Events + Programs drop down.