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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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February 2019

Spring Flower Show: Understory: Layers of Light

February 14 - May 12
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Spring Flower Show: Understory: Layers of Light

Explore the Spring Flower Show: Understory: Layers of Light and get to know the plants that thrive below the forest canopy! On display February 14 - May 12.

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April 2019

Morning Glories

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am 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

April 24 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm 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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Yoga

April 27 @ 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 8, 2019

An event every month that begins at 9:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 22, 2019

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

April 27 @ 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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Free Mini Tour

April 27 @ 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

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm 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

April 27 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm 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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Music Under Glass: From Mozart to Havana

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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E_MUG_cuba concert 3_mozart to havanna

Join us for our final concert in the Cuban series on Sunday, April 28!

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May 2019

Community Meeting: EMG Children’s Garden Renovation

May 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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We invite you to partner in the planning process to envision the future of the Elizabeth Morse Genius Children’s Garden.

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From Agave to Glass – Lecture + Mini Tour

May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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From Agave To Glass — An Educational Lecture and Discussion With One of the Nation’s Leading Agave Experts

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JuiceBox Concerts

May 4 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
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One event on September 22, 2018 at 11:00am

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

May 8 @ 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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Beer Under Glass 2019

May 10 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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E_BUG_crowd shot in Sugar

Celebrate 10 years of Beer Under Glass on Friday, May 10th.

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Free Mini Tour

May 11 @ 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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Annual Seedling Sale

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Seedling Sale 2017

Join us at our Annual Seedling Sale to get your garden started for the growing season.

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Origami Open House

May 11 @ 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 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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Chicago Bonsai Club

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm 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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Tree ID Walk: Spring

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Tulips outside from entrance

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

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Goat Visits

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until May 24, 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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Goat Yoga

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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Goat Yoga

May 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 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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Beyond Basic Beekeeping

May 18 @ 1:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Explore the Conservatory hives with head beekeeper, Marcin Matelski, in this hands-on, beyond the basics class.

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Goat Yoga

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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Goat Yoga

May 22 @ 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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Member Tour: Plants & History

May 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on November 18, 2017 at 6:30pm

One event on May 26, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on November 17, 2018 at 6:30pm

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

One event on September 28, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on January 11, 2020 at 6:30pm

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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June 2019

Bee Demo

June 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am 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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Goat Visits

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until June 21, 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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Goat Yoga

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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Goat Yoga

June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 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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Beyond Basic Beekeeping

June 15 @ 1:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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2018 Bee Forum Bee Close Up

Explore the Conservatory hives with head beekeeper, Marcin Matelski, in this hands-on, beyond the basics class.

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Goat Yoga

June 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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Goat Yoga

June 19 @ 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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July 2019

Member Tour: Behind-the-Scenes

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on July 22, 2017 at 6:00pm

One event on January 6, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on July 14, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on January 5, 2019 at 6:00pm

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

One event on November 23, 2019 at 6:00pm

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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Tree ID Walk: Summer

July 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Sensory Garden in the Summer

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

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Goat Visits

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

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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Goat Yoga

July 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 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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Beyond Basic Beekeeping

July 20 @ 1:45 pm - 3:45 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Explore the Conservatory hives with head beekeeper, Marcin Matelski, in this hands-on, beyond the basics class.

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Goat Yoga

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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Goat Yoga

July 24 @ 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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August 2019

Goat Visits

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, 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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Goat Yoga

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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Goat Yoga

August 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 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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Goat Yoga

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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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Goat Yoga

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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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

October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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fleurotica 2019 runway shot of melinda whitmore peacock dress

Our signature floral fashion fundraiser returns this October!   Save the date for Friday, October 18, 2019 • 6:30pm-9:30pm • Garfield Park Conservatory WHAT IS FLEUROTICA? 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.  Proceeds directly benefit the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance and our mission to change lives through the power of nature. CO-CHAIRS Amy Rule and Erika Summers…

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