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Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance

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Upcoming Events

July 2017

Fiddleheads

July 22 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 1, 2018

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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kids' activity

Spend part of your weekend learning and playing at the Conservatory with our trained Nature Education TEachers! Kids will discover the natural world as they explore our expansive gardens!

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August 2017

Art Institute of Chicago @ GPC

August 2 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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family art project

8/2 - GPCA staff and AIC teaching artists lead visitors of all ages in an artistic exploration of their relationship to our living museum.

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In the Water with the Water Lilies

August 5 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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$36.00 - $45.00
water lillies

Get up close and personal with our water lilies by getting in the water with our Aquatic Specialist, Kathy Cahill. A great opportunity to get that perfect picture!

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2nd Wednesday Lecture: Digging Deeper, Uncovering Urban Roots

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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Free
Urban Roots 2016 Teens

Join us to learn how the Garfield Park Conservatory is engaging neighborhood teens in our Urban Roots program and to celebrate their work!

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September 2017

2nd Wednesday Lecture: Green Revolution in Mexico

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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Free

Learn about how the 'Green Revolution' in Mexico was influenced and Americanized, and if that helped or hurt the Mexican agricultural economy.

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Volunteer Open House

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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Free
volunteer in fern room

Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance hosts a Volunteer Open House to showcase our various volunteer opportunities. If you attend this seasonal opportunity, you’ll quickly get familiar with our programs by learning about the volunteer shifts from current volunteers and staff. All interested individuals are welcome to attend, however, please note the Volunteer Open House is not mandatory to attend before getting started as a volunteer. RSVP’s are encouraged but not required.

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October 2017

2nd Wednesday Lecture: The birds and the bees: How you can help pollinators

October 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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Free

Bees, birds, butterflies, and even bats provide the very important service of pollination, which provides people with a wide variety of food and commercial products. With natural habitat or living space for pollinators becoming scarce and some pollinator populations on the decline, conservation efforts in urban and agricultural habitats are becoming more widespread. In the Chicago region, planting native species promotes local pollinator diversity by increasing livable habitat for plants that provide nectar and pollen resources to pollinators. Even new…

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