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Give to the Annual Appeal!

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...... Read More

2017 Member Lecture Series: Cultivating Joy

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...... Read More

Bids for Buds Online Auction

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.... Read More

Visit the Herbert M. Rubinstein Garden

Stop by to view the Rubinstein Garden. The photo shows our plant wall which is filled with green and flowering plants. In the garden, you will find small Hosta and beautiful chartreuse Hakonechloa grass which will spread to make lovely mats. Other plants include oakleaf Hydrangeas (Hydrangea quercifolia), Epimedium and large grasses. We are proud...... Read More

Exploration Station February

The Great Bird Count.  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...... Read More