Events & Programs

The Garfield Park Conservatory is committed to providing innovative and educational events and programs throughout the year. We offer 23 hours of free programming every week.  In addition we produce and host cultural performances, hands-on classes, unique fundraisers, educational demonstrations, and more! Peruse by content area by clicking on one of the thumbnails below, or go straight to our calendar to see what’s happening on a specific date and time.

We can’t wait to welcome you to our urban oasis!

Our Programs & Events

Calendar Highlights

Goat Visits – Cancelled

Due to the heat advisory, we are cancelling the goat visits today.

Composting Demo

Stop by Garfield Park Conservatory to have all of your composting questions answered by our knowledgeable compost volunteers.

Bee Demo

Learn about bees and beekeeping from our volunteers and head beekeeper!

kids' activity

Fiddleheads

Spend part of your weekend learning and playing at the Conservatory!

Beyond Basic Beekeeping

Explore the Conservatory hives with head beekeeper, Marcin Matelski, in this hands-on, beyond the basics class.

Goat Visits

The goats return to GPC for one week each month, May – August. This program is weather dependent.

kids' activity

Fiddleheads

Spend part of your weekend learning and playing at the Conservatory!

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Morning Glories

Enjoy learning together with your little one during this weekly drop-in session.

Goat Visits

The goats return to GPC for one week each month, May – August. This program is weather dependent.