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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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September 2017

Morning Glories

September 25 @ 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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Bee Demo

September 26 @ 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 30, 2017

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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Wild Wednesdays

September 27 @ 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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Composting Demo

September 30 @ 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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U of I Plant Clinic

September 30 @ 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

September 30 @ 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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October 2017

JuiceBox Concerts

October 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day First of the month, repeating until May 5, 2018

An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Third of the month, repeating until May 19, 2018

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

Stop by for JuiceBox performances on 1st & 3rd Saturdays, fall through spring. These free concerts are great for kids to wiggle and dance to live performances!

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Free Yoga

October 14 @ 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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Origami Open House

October 14 @ 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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Chicago Bonsai Club

October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until October 18, 2017

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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Come join us to learn about the ancient art of growing bonsai from the Chicago Bonsai Club, a chapter of the Midwest Bonsai Society. Bring your bonsai trees to work on or just come to watch. Potting soil and wire will be provided, and some plant materials and pots will be available at a nominal cost. There is no fee to attend.

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Creatures of the Night

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 28, 2017 at 12:00pm

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

Join us for some family fun at our annual Halloween event, Creature of the Night! We'll have live animals, music and much more!

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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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January 2018

Member Tour: Behind-the-Scenes

January 6, 2018 @ 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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March 2018

Member Tour: Tropical Treats

March 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on September 20, 2017 at 10:00am

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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