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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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June 2019

Morning Glories

June 17 @ 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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Goat Visits

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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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Bee Demo

June 18 @ 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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Wild Wednesdays

June 19 @ 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

June 19 @ 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

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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Yoga

June 22 @ 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 June 8, 2019

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am 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

June 22 @ 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

June 22 @ 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

June 22 @ 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

June 22 @ 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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Free Mini Tour

June 23 @ 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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Eighth Blackbird at Garfield Conservatory

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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eigth blackbird, night out in the parks promo photo

Chicago-based four-time GRAMMY award-winning new music sextet Eighth Blackbird, All-ages afternoon concert presented by Night Out In the Parks.

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UNFOLDING: A Sound Meditation Experience

June 29 @ 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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Free Mini Tour

June 29 @ 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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July 2019

GPMF Project Inclusion Strings

July 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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The Grant Park Music Festival brings free string quartet and choral performance to the Conservatory.

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Member Tour: Behind-the-Scenes

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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2nd Wednesday Lecture: Identifying our Nature

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Join as we learn about identifying plants and exploring - in Chicago and beyond!

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Origami Open House

July 13 @ 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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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 10:00 am, 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 – Sold out

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 – Sold out

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 – Sold out

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 – Sold out

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

Natural Pigments & Dyes: Senior Series

August 5 @ 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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2nd Wednesday Lecture: The Art of Urban Foraging

August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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A basket of freshly foraged foods & herbs - from our presenter, Nina!

We welcome you to space in the name of appreciating the lovely plants and nature that is within and around us!

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Goat Visits

August 17 @ 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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Goat Yoga – Sold out

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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National Honey Bee Day

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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beekeeping demo

Join us as we celebrate the beloved honey bee!

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Goat Yoga – Sold out

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 – Sold out

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 – 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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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

2nd Wednesday Lecture

September 11 @ 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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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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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

JuiceBox Concerts

October 5 @ 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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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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November 2019

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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