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Garfield Park Conservatory

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300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
http://garfieldconservatory.org/

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August 2019

Goat Visits

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until August 23, 2019

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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The goats return to GPC for one week each month, May - August. This program is weather dependent.

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Wild Wednesdays

August 21 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 2, 2020

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Come get a little wild with us on Wednesday nights!

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Chicago Bonsai Club

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until October 16, 2019

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Chicago Bonsai Club

Come join us to learn about the ancient art of growing bonsai from the Chicago Bonsai Club, a chapter of the Midwest Bonsai Society.

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Goat Yoga – Sold out

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Goat Yoga returns to GPC this summer! Sign up for this special session of yoga with kid goats.

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Yoga

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until November 9, 2019

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 27, 2020

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Outside Yoga

Start your weekend with a relaxing session of yoga, surrounded by Conservatory landscapes. $5 suggested donation

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Composting Demo

August 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Every Saturday, except holiday weekends
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Stop by Garfield Park Conservatory to have all of your composting questions answered by our knowledgeable compost volunteers.

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Bee Demo

August 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday and Saturday, repeating until September 28, 2019

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Learn about bees and beekeeping from our volunteers and head beekeeper!

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Free Mini Tour

August 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Go on a shortened tour with one of our knowledgeable guides! RSVP to save your spot.

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Fiddleheads

August 24 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until January 6, 2020

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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kids' activity

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

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U of I Plant Clinic

August 24 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 28, 2019

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Every Saturday, the University of Illinois Plant Clinic is located in the GPC lobby to answer your questions about plants.

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Morning Glories

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until January 6, 2020

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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ferns

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

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Natural Pigments & Dyes: Senior Series

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, repeating until September 30, 2019

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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In an 8-week series, participants will learn the fundamentals of natural dyeing- the process, the materials (fibers), and the plants. For ages 55+.

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Music Under Glass: Lester Rey

August 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Lester Rey

Join us on the 4th Wednesday of July through October to enjoy free live music in our next installment of Music Under Glass.

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UNFOLDING: A Sound Meditation Experience

August 31 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Join singer, teacher and sound guide, Davin Youngs for this unique immersion in meditative sounds amidst the unfolding growth of the Garfield Park Conservatory.

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Fresh Pressed

August 31 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Presented by Night Out in the Parks.

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September 2019

Free Mini Tour

September 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Go on a shortened tour with one of our knowledgeable guides! RSVP to save your spot.

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Succulents: Propagation and Care

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Learn how to propagate succulents with our Greenhouse Coordinator and take home three small planters!

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JuiceBox Concerts

September 7 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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One event on September 22, 2018 at 11:00 am

One event on October 6, 2018 at 11:00 am

One event on October 20, 2018 at 11:00 am

One event on November 3, 2018 at 11:00 am

One event on November 17, 2018 at 11:00 am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 11:00 am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 11:00 am

One event on December 8, 2018 at 11:00 am

One event on December 22, 2018 at 11:00 am

One event on January 5, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on January 19, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on February 2, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on February 16, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on March 2, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on March 16, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on April 6, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on April 20, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on May 4, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on May 18, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on September 7, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on October 5, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on October 19, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on November 2, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on November 16, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on December 7, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on December 21, 2019 at 11:00 am

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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dancing kids

JuiceBox concerts are great for kids to wiggle and dance to live performances! Typically 1st & 3rd Saturdays, check the calendar for dates.

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2nd Wednesday Lecture: The National Vegetarian Museum

September 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Kay Stepkin

Join us as we begin "Looking Back and Moving Forward" in discussion of some highlights in Chicago’s vegetarian history!

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Through the Roof: An Evening Celebrating our Blooming Agave

September 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance invites you to this evening celebration half a century in the making!

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Origami Open House

September 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 14, 2019

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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origami dinosaur

Join us on 2nd Saturdays to try a new fold!

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Big Table Dinner

September 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Night Out in the Parks: Big Table Dinner

The Big Table Dinner Project is a community dinner hosted by Green City Market, presented by Night out in the Parks.

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Harvest Day 2019

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Bring the whole family and join us at the Garfield Park Conservatory for our 7th annual celebration of urban agriculture!

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Music Under Glass Presents: BandWith Chicago in the Garden!

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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BandWith Music Ltd.

Join us on the 4th Wednesday of July through October to enjoy free live music in our next installment of Music Under Glass.

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Member Tour: Plants & History

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on November 18, 2017 at 10:00 am

One event on May 26, 2018 at 10:00 am

One event on November 17, 2018 at 10:00 am

One event on May 29, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on September 28, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on January 11, 2020 at 10:00 am

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Go on a guided tour of our indoor greenhouses and learn about the history, architecture connections and plants that make Garfield Park Conservatory a historical gem on the West Side.

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October 2019

Beginning Beekeeping Class

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Bees on a frame

Spend the day with our Head Beekeeper, Marcin Matelski, to learn the basics of beekeeping!

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2nd Wednesday Lecture

October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Every 2nd Wednesday of the Month
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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A time to connect people with plants and nature every month! Check back for details!

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Tree ID Walk: Fall

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Conservatory Entrance Autumn View

Learn about city trees throughout the seasons with Openlands’ TreeKeeper Program Manager, Al DeReu.

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FLEUROTICA 2019

October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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    Save the date for Friday, October 18, 2019 • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Garfield Park Conservatory Tickets on sale September 6, 2019.  Subscribe to our e-newsletter to stay connected! TICKETS   EVENT TICKETS INCLUDE Cocktails & hors doeuvres • FLEUROTICA runway show featuring 18 botanical looks • An exclusive evening in one of the most amazing places on Earth. 2019 PARTICIPATING FLORAL DESIGNERS A. Hunt Desgin • Amy Crum Designs • Blumgarten • Chalet Nursery • Chicago High School for…

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Music Under Glass: The Celestials

October 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Celestials Web

Join us on the 4th Wednesday of July through October to enjoy FREE live music in our next installment of Music Under Glass.

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Creatures of the Night 2019

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Join us for a special Halloween treat at the Conservatory – live creatures in our tropical plant collection, where you can get up close and personal with the animals! Kids and families will learn about unique relationships between animals and plants as they collect sweet treats throughout our building. Kids and adults will… Visit up-close with live animals! Sing and dance to live music Create a creepy craft in the Family Activity area Get up close with some scary carnivorous…

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November 2019

Beginning Beekeeping Class

November 10 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Bees on a frame

Spend the day with our Head Beekeeper, Marcin Matelski, to learn the basics of beekeeping!

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Member Tour: Behind-the-Scenes

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on July 22, 2017 at 10:00 am

One event on January 6, 2018 at 10:00 am

One event on July 14, 2018 at 10:00 am

One event on January 5, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on July 10, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 23, 2019 at 10:00 am

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Get a close look at what goes on behind-the-scenes to create and maintain the beautiful public display houses. This tour goes through all of the back greenhouses normally closed off to the public. GPCA Members receive one free tour per year; Family Membership level includes up to five people with their guest passes. To RSVP or if you would like to become a member to sign-up for this tour, please contact membership@garfieldpark.org or 773-638-1766 x.22. Not a member and want to join?…

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UNFOLDING: A Sound Meditation Experience

November 30 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Join singer, teacher and sound guide, Davin Youngs for this unique immersion in meditative sounds amidst the unfolding growth of the Garfield Park Conservatory.

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December 2019

Blossoming Bronze: Music of Bali

December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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In this performance series for all ages, Chicago Balinese Gamelan celebrates the Balinese values of recognizing and revering nature and Mother Earth.

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January 2020

Beginning Beekeeping Class

January 11, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Bees on a frame

Spend the day with our Head Beekeeper, Marcin Matelski, to learn the basics of beekeeping!

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Beginning Beekeeping Class

January 26, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Bees on a frame

Spend the day with our Head Beekeeper, Marcin Matelski, to learn the basics of beekeeping!

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February 2020

Beginning Beekeeping Class

February 29, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Bees on a frame

Spend the day with our Head Beekeeper, Marcin Matelski, to learn the basics of beekeeping!

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March 2020

Beginning Beekeeping Class

March 8, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Bees on a frame

Spend the day with our Head Beekeeper, Marcin Matelski, to learn the basics of beekeeping!

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