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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Guided Wellness Walk at Garfield Park Conservatory

Treat yourself to an encounter with nature that will awaken your senses and renew your bonds with the natural world.

Observation Hive

Bee Demo

Learn about bees and beekeeping at a drop-in bee demo!

Observation Hive

Bee Demo

Learn about bees and beekeeping at a drop-in bee demo!

Image of Natalie in toga pose

Virtual Yoga with Natalie

Join us for a virtual yoga session with Natalie from the comfort of your home!

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U of I Extension Ask a Master Gardener

Have you gardening questions answered by a Master Gardener at this drop-in session!

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Origami Open House

Origami is a fascinating, fun-filled creative activity for children as well as adults.

Observation Hive

Bee Demo

Learn about bees and beekeeping at a drop-in bee demo!

Observation Hive

Bee Demo

Learn about bees and beekeeping at a drop-in bee demo!

a collage of three photos. Photo 1 is of a woman dancing with her left arm stretched out. Photo 2 is of a man danceing, also with his arms stretched out. The man is wearing a har. Photo 3 is of a woman posing in a chair

EveryBODY Moves with Joffrey Ballet & Garfield Park Conservatory

Garfield Park Conservatory has teamed up with Joffrey Ballet to offer an in-person 8-week in-person interactive dance and movement class for individuals age 55+!