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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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Composting Demo

February 16 @ 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

February 16 @ 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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Fiddleheads

February 16 @ 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

February 16 @ 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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Morning Glories

February 18 @ 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

February 20 @ 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

February 23 @ 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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Annual Plant Sale

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Annual Plant Sale Plant Samples

Shop our annual plant sale to stock up on plants grown by Conservatory Volunteers.

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Free Mini Tour

February 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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March 2019

Nature Play Workshop

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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  REGISTER Join us to learn more about how to take the nature play fun we have at Garfield Park to your home. This play-based workshop will include different stations for you and your young ones to explore; from making art supplies at home to nature journaling to nature play in the kitchen, there will be something for everyone. Each family will take home a booklet of recipes, ideas, and activities to encourage nature play at home. Registration is required…

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Free Mini Tour

March 2 @ 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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Beginning Beekeeping Class

March 3 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
Observation Hive

Spend the day with our Head Beekeeper, Marcin Matelski, to learn the basics of beekeeping: equipment, hive design and construction, bee biology and behavior, bee management, and bee products.

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One Earth Film Festival Screening

March 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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One Earth Film Festival 2019

One Earth Film Festival returns to Garfield Park Conservatory - RSVP today!

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Origami Open House

March 9 @ 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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Music Under Glass: The Alonso Brothers

March 10 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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E_MUG_cuba concert 2_alonso brothers

Two grand pianos highlighting Cuban compositions with stunning visual presentation by Orlando and Orlay Alonso.

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2nd Wednesday Lecture: Urban Permaculture – Food Forests & Garden Design

March 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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We invite you to enhance your ecological impact in urban environments and minimize your footprints as growing season approaches.

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Member Tour: Tropical Treats

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on March 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on September 19, 2018 at 10:00am

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

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

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
Treat Tour

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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DIY Windowsill Herb Garden Class

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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DIY Windowsill Herb Garden Class

Kick off your spring with an indoor sustainable gardening project that will add to your interior decor and up your kitchen game!  

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DIY Windowsill Herb Garden Class

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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DIY Windowsill Herb Garden Class

Kick off your spring with an indoor sustainable gardening project that will add to your interior decor and up your kitchen game!

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UNFOLDING: A Sound Meditation Experience

March 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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April 2019

Volunteer Open House

April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago,IL60624US
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Volunteer in the Garden

Come explore and learn more about volunteer opportunities. Our Open House is not mandatory, but a great way to get started.

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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

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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Member Tour: Plants & History

May 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 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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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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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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