Events & Programs

The Garfield Park Conservatory is committed to providing innovative and educational events and programs throughout the year. 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.

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Our Programs & Events

Calendar Highlights

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Budding Botanists

Stop by our Budding Naturalists station for activities all about plants. Young ones and adults of all ages can stop by and play!

Meeting History: A Garfield Park Citizen Archive

This project visualizes the history of Garfield Park through a citizen archive built in collaboration with local residents. The resulting archive invites you to learn more about the Garfield Park neighborhood through the photographs and stories of those who spent their time there. 

Wild Wednesdays

Wild Wednesdays is back for the summer! Join us in Play and Grow for nature play activities!

How To Keep it Going: Sowing Seeds for the Gardens of Tomorrow

Join us for a screening of The Legacy Gardener project followed by a panel discussion on legacy building through community gardening!

Meeting History: A Garfield Park Citizen Archive

This project visualizes the history of Garfield Park through a citizen archive built in collaboration with local residents. The resulting archive invites you to learn more about the Garfield Park neighborhood through the photographs and stories of those who spent their time there. 

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Morning Glories

Stop by our morning glories station for activities where little ones 0-3 yrs old can come play and explore!

Meeting History: A Garfield Park Citizen Archive

This project visualizes the history of Garfield Park through a citizen archive built in collaboration with local residents. The resulting archive invites you to learn more about the Garfield Park neighborhood through the photographs and stories of those who spent their time there. 

Flyer for upcoming virtual session of yoga with DuShaun on May 25th from 9am-10am livestreamed via Zoom from the Garfield Park Conservatory

Virtual Yoga with DuShaun

Join DuShaun for a virtual yoga class!

children looking at leaves through magnifying glass

Budding Botanists

Stop by our Budding Naturalists station for activities all about plants. Young ones and adults of all ages can stop by and play!