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The ‘Plus’ for this Uncorked is a Mini-Auction offering to help support the Friends.  Be on the look out for more information to come!  As always, we will enjoy the Conservatory with music, wine, craft beer and appetizers.  Music: Szurko Trio – plays Classics and Oldies and more! Artisan: Little Buddha Wine and Craft Beer: ......
Enjoy the Conservatory this Summer with wine and craft beer, music, appetizers and an artisan sharing their wares. Music: Andreas Kapsalis, guitarist Artisan: Serenitea Wine and Craft Beer:  Two Brothers Social Tap Appetizers:  Scratch on Lake Andreas Kapsalis is an innovative guitarist and a composer.  He has been called a steel string ten finger tapping guitar......
Join us for our Member Lecture on How to Create Butterfly Habitats.  We are excited to have Stephanie Walquist, co-founder of the West Cook chapter of Wild Ones, talk about how to create habitat gardens for our area butterflies.  Learn about local butterfly species and behaviors which add beauty to your garden.  Butterflies need year-round homes......
The Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory is seeking a resourceful individual interested in joining our dynamic organization as a part-time Volunteer and Program Coordinator.  Responsibilities include recruitment, orientation, and placement of all volunteers at the Oak Park Conservatory; including, but not limited to, those interested in horticultural projects, education programs, and special events. He/she......
For this July Event, participate in our Take a Stroll Down Madison Street Drawing by purchasing a ticket for a chance to win a local Gift Certificate or featured One-of-a-Kind Handbag!  Help support FOPCON. As always, enjoy the Conservatory with wine and craft beer, music, appetizers and an artisan sharing their wares. Music: Cardinal Harbor, Midwest’s Prog Rock......
Max Frueh began volunteering with the Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory in September 2012.  For the past six years, Max has dedicated his time to our pot washing station where he ensures that all of our newly potted plants have a clean environment in which to grow. Washing pots, which is a lot like......
Through August, Sugar Beet Food Co-Op donates 5¢ cents per transaction to a BEET BUCKS Program Partner when you use a reusable bag, coffee mug or bulk container.  FOPCON is a Program Partner!  Support our partner and support FOPCON. Want to learn more?   Find details on the website and click here....
This FREE program runs Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm in the outdoor Discovery Garden, weather permitting.  The theme for July is Water Play.  Enjoy the Elsie Jacobsen Discovery Garden with our Garden docents who are trained volunteers of the Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory (FOPCON). Garden docents are there to help......
Prepare for an exciting self-guided tour of eight unique gardens.  Once again “Plein Air” painters will be demonstrating their amazing creativity in some of the gardens.   Advance tickets are $13 for FOPCON members when purchased at the Conservatory. – Two tickets for Basic membership – Three tickets for Plus membership – Five tickets for Premier membership......
We will be here rain or shine to enjoy the Conservatory with music, wine,  craft beer and appetizers.  Our vendors are local and we feature an artisan offering their wares.  Interested in a showcase tours?  We offer that too.  Admission includes two drink tickets and one food token.  Must be 21 or over. Music: Timothy......
Jim Kuehnle and Patricia Niedrich from Clover’s Garden Center will give us a brief history of mosquitos and talk about the science behind the mosquito repellent plants.  Discover how to design a patio area garden to repel mosquitos.  Come see a sample garden box.  Light refreshments will be served. Members and Guests are FREE $10......
Join other gardeners and share your favorite perennials, houseplants and extra garden tools at the Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory sponsored annual Spring Exchange.  Drop off materials from 9:30 am -11:30 am at the Conservatory.  Come back to pick up your selection from noon – 12:30 p.m. Please Note:  We cannot accept plain hosta......