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Garfield Park Conservatory

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300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
http://garfieldconservatory.org/

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April 2018

The Persistence of the Unsorted

April 26 @ 9:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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An exhibition of new work by Garfield Park Conservatory's Artist in Residence, Claire Pentecost.

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September 2018

Fiddleheads

September 23 @ 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 5, 2019

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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kids' activity

Spend part of your weekend learning and playing at the Conservatory!

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Big Table Dinner at Garfield Park Conservatory

September 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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Night Out in the Parks: Big Table Dinner

Join us for an evening of food and conversation to celebrate the amazing urban agriculture that is happening all over Chicago. The dinner is hosted by the Green City Market Junior Board in partnership with Chicago Park District's Night Out in the Parks.

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Morning Glories

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

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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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 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until September 25, 2018

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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beekeeping demo

Learn about bees and beekeeping from our volunteers and head beekeeper!

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Wild Wednesdays

September 26 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 19, 2018

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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Man and girl with reptile

Come get a little wild with us on Wednesday nights!

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Member Tour: Tropical Treats

September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on March 24, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on September 19, 2018 at 6:30pm

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

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

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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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Where Future Unfolds at Garfield Park Conservatory

September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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NOITP where the future onfolds

The Black Monument Ensemble with Move Me Soul presents a piece of work closely referencing the Black community’s traditional Civil Rights era music for activism.

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Indoor Plants for Health Class

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
Indoor Plants for Health Class

Taught by GPCA's Emilia Arellano, this introductory workshop is designed for those new to gardening or those who want a review of the fundamentals for plant care!

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Composting Demo

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Every Saturday, except holiday weekends
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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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

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US

Go on a shortened tour with one of our knowledgeable guides! RSVP to save your spot.

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U of I Plant Clinic

September 29 @ 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 Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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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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October 2018

JuiceBox Concerts

October 6 @ 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

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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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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Beginning Beekeeping Class

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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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FLEUROTICA 2018

October 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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fleur 2014 runway shot

Our signature floral fashion returns to the Conservatory! Save the date for Friday, October 12.

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Free Yoga

October 13 @ 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 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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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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Free Mini Tour

October 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US

Go on a shortened tour with one of our knowledgeable guides! RSVP to save your spot.

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Origami Open House

October 13 @ 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 8, 2018

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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origami dinosaur

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

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Chicago Bonsai Club

October 17 @ 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 17, 2018

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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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: Fall

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
Free

Explore the trees on the Garfield Park Conservatory grounds with Openlands' Regional Forester, Daniella Pereira. RSVP to reserve your spot!

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Creatures of the Night

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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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 2018

Beginning Beekeeping Class

November 10 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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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Member Tour: Plants & History

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on November 18, 2017 at 10:00am

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

One event on November 17, 2018 at 10:00am

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

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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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 2019

Member Tour: Behind-the-Scenes

January 5, 2019 @ 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

One event on July 14, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on January 5, 2019 at 10:00am

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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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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Beginning Beekeeping Class

January 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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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February 2019

Beginning Beekeeping Class

February 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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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March 2019

Beginning Beekeeping Class

March 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave.
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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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