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

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Ask A Master Gardener – Online Option

The University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener’s have an online form for your gardening questions!

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11th Annual Bee Forum: Bee Science

11th Annual Bee Forum: Bee Science – From the lab to your beehive with Dr. Gene Robinson, Dr. May Berenbaum and Randy Oliver.

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Morning Glories

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

Wild Wednesdays

Come get a little wild with us on Wednesday nights!

Composting Demo

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

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Fiddleheads

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

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.

Wild Wednesdays

Come get a little wild with us on Wednesday nights!