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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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October 2019

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 runway shot of melinda whitmore peacock dress

FLEUROTICA 2019

October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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FLEUROTICA spotlights the unique talents of Chicago’s leading floral designers, fashion designers, landscape artists and students as they create breathtaking garments made entirely from plants, flowers and natural materials.

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Composting Demo

October 19 @ 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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JuiceBox Concerts

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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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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Fiddleheads

October 19 @ 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

October 19 @ 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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Cabbage Harvesting

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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View of Garfield Park Conservatory and Cabbage Patch from the sky

Come harvest a cabbage and learn about the Cabbage Patch exhibit!

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Open House Chicago 2019

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 20, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Open House Chicago logo

Open House Chicago returns to Garfield Park Conservatory in 2019 with a focus on the Cabbage Patch exhibit. 

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Cabbage Harvesting

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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View of Garfield Park Conservatory and Cabbage Patch from the sky

Come harvest a cabbage and learn about the Cabbage Patch exhibit!

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Morning Glories

October 21 @ 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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Wild Wednesdays

October 23 @ 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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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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Yoga

October 26 @ 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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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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dad daughter looking at snake

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

Exploring Watercolors Through Botanical Forms: Senior Series

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on November 11, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 18, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on December 2, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on December 9, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on December 16, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on January 6, 2020 at 10:00 am

One event on January 13, 2020 at 10:00 am

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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A watercolor painting of an agave plant above and below ground.

An eight-week series exploring watercolors through the Conservatory's plant collection, for participants ages 55+.

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Origami Open House

November 9 @ 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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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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2nd Wednesday Lecture: Patterns and Habits in Nature

November 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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"Phoneme" by Gwyneth Anderson

We welcome you to experience new perceptions of how we interact with nature and ourselves!

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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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bali music performers promo

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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2nd Wednesday Lecture: Building a Culture of Soil Keepers

December 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Soil Health

A time to connect people with plants and nature every month! Check back for details!

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Chicago West Community Music Center Holiday Concert

December 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Stay tuned for details!

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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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