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Wednesday morning Story Time: 10AM

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...... Read More

Missed a lecture? Watch the video!

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.... Read More

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.... Read More

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.... Read More

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.... Read More

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...... Read More

Closure of Conservatory – Temporary

The Park District of Oak Park is making the prudent and measured decision to cancel all recreation programs and closing all facilities, including the Conservatory, effective today, March 13.  This decision is in alignment with actions being taken by School Districts 97 & 200 and the Oak Park Public Library in light of recent developments...... Read More