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It’s our 29th Annual Plant Sale! Members’ Sale Friday, May 4 from 2 pm – 6 pm Public Sale Saturday, May 5 from 8 am – 4 pm Sunday, May 6 from noon – 3 pm Check out the Plant Sale catalog here. Become a FOPCON Member and shop early at the Members’ sale or preorder......
The Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory (FOPCON) is seeking a resourceful individual interested in joining our dynamic organization as a part-time Operations Coordinator. The Operations Coordinator is responsible for providing technical expertise, including database management, and administrative support needed to implement the organization’s activities.  To view the complete posting and job description, click here.  To apply, please......
Chocolate. This free program runs Sept – May •  Saturdays 10:30 am – 12:30 pm •  Sundays 1:30 – 3:30 pm •  Mondays of school holidays for Columbus Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents’ Day, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Docents help children and others learn through interactive displays and games in the showrooms. New topics every month.......
Discover the Truth about Native Plants We welcome Freyja Kendrick from DigRightIn Landscaping to our member lecture.  Freyja has a degree in horticulture and is a member of the Illinois Landscape Contractors Association (ILCA).  Her speaking engagements have included the Chicago Flower & Garden Show, Go Green La Grange and the Brookfield Public Library. Her......
Buzz Bees Buzz. This free program runs Sept – May •  Saturdays 10:30 am – 12:30 pm •  Sundays 1:30 – 3:30 pm •  Mondays of school holidays for Columbus Day, Martin Luther King Day, Presidents’ Day, 10:30 am – 12:30 pm Docents help children and others learn through interactive displays and games in the showrooms. New topics......
First Tour: 11 am – noon Second Tour: 2 pm – 3 pm Tickets are $10 each.  Join us for a tour of the poinsettia display at the Oak Park Conservatory led by FOPCON docents. Learn about our poinsettia production at the Conservatory, the history of the poinsettia and general care tips. The tour includes......
Poinsettias are on display at the Conservatory throughout the showrooms.  Stop in the Mediterranean Room to see the large display of poinsettias.  Enjoy some holiday cheer with us!...
FOPCON’s Annual Appeal is in full swing.  All contributions help us continue our mission to provide educational and recreational programs and to support projects that benefit the Conservatory.  Just last year we added the Discovery Garden Exploration Time (DGET) program which runs March – October, weather permitting on Wednesdays and Saturdays plus we agreed to......
Please join us at 2 pm on Sunday, October 22 for Joy of Preserving the Harvest: an Herbal Thanksgiving presented by Cheryl Munoz from Sugar Beet Schoolhouse Just as the season is waning you’ll learn how to use the last of our perennial herb harvest to add amazing flavor to your Thanksgiving Feast. This demo and......
Bidding is open October 6 thru 29th!
Visit www.32auctions.com/fopcon2017 to bid!
Proceeds will help support Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory (FOPCON) educational programs and events and the  preservation of this historic gem....