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Garfield Park Conservatory

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300 N Central
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
312-746-5100 http://garfieldconservatory.org/

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July 2017

Free Yoga

July 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 9, 2018

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 23, 2018

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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Yoga in Horticulture Hall

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

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Member Tour: Behind-the-Scenes

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

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

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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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 our Development Coordinator, Marie Stringer at mstringer@garfieldpark.org or 773-638-1766 x.22. Not…

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Composting Demo

July 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Every Saturday, except holiday weekends
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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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

July 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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Join us throughout the summer as our volunteers and Head Beekeeper demonstrate techniques with active beehives and explain their work.

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U of I Plant Clinic

July 22 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Saturday, repeating until December 30, 2018

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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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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Fiddleheads

July 22 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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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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Goat Visits

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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Goat Visits to Garfield Park Conservatory

Garfield Park Conservatory is hosting goats again this summer! Stop by and see these gazing goats on our back lawn.

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Morning Glories

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until January 1, 2018

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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ferns

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

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Wild Wednesdays

July 26 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until January 1, 2018

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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dad daughter looking at snake

Come get a little wild with us on Wednesday nights!

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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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Origami Open House

August 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until January 13, 2018

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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origami dinosaur

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

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Goat Visits

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 26, 2017

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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Goat Visits to Garfield Park Conservatory

The goats are back at Garfield Park Conservatory. We hope you stop by to see them grazing in our backyard!

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NOITP: Raga-Andean Folk Music

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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Night Out in the Parks: Raga-Andean Folk Music

Join us for an evening of indigenous Indian music and dance that embrace the simple earthy folk music of the Andes.

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September 2017

Harvest Day

September 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 16, 2017 at 12:00pm

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

Join us for our annual Harvest Day celebration with honey tastings, livestock, lawn games and more!

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Member Tour: Tropical Treats

September 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on September 20, 2017 at 6:30pm

One event on March 24, 2018 at 10:00am

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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Taste your way through our collection of fruiting plants and trees! This guided tour for Members will showcase up to 15 plants in our collection that we typically see on our plates.

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October 2017

Tree ID Walk: Fall

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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Spring, summer and fall - learn about city trees throughout the seasons with Openlands’ Regional Forester, Daniella Pereira. Daniella will explore the trees of beautiful and historic Garfield Park.

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November 2017

Member Tour: Plants & History

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

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

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