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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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July 2018

Tree ID Walk: Summer

July 20 @ 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, Danielle Pereira. RSVP to save your spot!

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Goat Visits

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 27, 2018

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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Goats on a Log at Garfield Park Conservatory

Come by to see our goat visitors during select weeks this summer!

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Goat Yoga at GPC

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60624 US
$20.00 - $25.00

Goat yoga returns to GPC this summer! Reserve your spot early as space is limited!

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Composting Demo

July 21 @ 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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Bee Demo

July 21 @ 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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U of I Plant Clinic

July 21 @ 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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Fiddleheads

July 21 @ 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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Goat Yoga at GPC

July 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60624 US
$20.00 - $25.00

Goat yoga returns to GPC this summer! Reserve your spot early as space is limited!

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Free Mini Tour

July 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60624 US
Spring Tree ID Walk

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

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Goat Yoga at GPC

July 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60624 US
$20.00 - $25.00

Goat yoga returns to Garfield Park Conservatory! Reserve your spot as space is limited.

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Morning Glories

July 23 @ 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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Wild Wednesdays

July 25 @ 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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dad daughter looking at snake

Come get a little wild with us on Wednesday nights!

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Free Yoga

July 28 @ 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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August 2018

LEGENDS: the Story Continues at Garfield Park Conservatory

August 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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CWCMC LEGENDS

Chicago West Community Music Center presents LEGENDS "East Meets West" featuring a series of tributes to legendary musical artists.  This program is presented by Night Out in The Parks.

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2nd Wednesday Lecture Series: Photographing Botanicals & Flowers

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60624 US
Photographing Botanicals and Flowers Lecture

Learn to see and photograph the flowers and other botanicals of Garfield Park Conservatory in a whole new artistic way with photographer Anne Belmont.

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Origami Open House

August 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 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

August 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 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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Goat Visits

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 24, 2018

Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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Goats on a Log at Garfield Park Conservatory

Come by to see the goats in our outdoor gardens - this is the last week for the summer!

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National Honey Bee Day

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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beekeeping demo

Join us as we celebrate the beloved honey bee! Family friendly event with honey tastings and demos.

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Flowers for the Living at Garfield Park Conservatory

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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flowers for the living

Flowers for the Living began as a YouTube series that paired spoken word with covers of popular love songs. Join us for this all ages, FREE event brought to you by Night Our in the Parks event.

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September 2018

Volunteer Open House

September 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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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Harvest Day 2018

September 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Garfield Park Conservatory, 300 N Central Park Ave
Chicago, IL 60624 US
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kids dancing with mom

Join us for our annual Harvest Day celebration with honey tastings, livestock, lawn games and more!

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Member Tour: Tropical Treats

September 19 @ 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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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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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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October 2018

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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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 our Development Coordinator, Marie Stringer at mstringer@garfieldpark.org or 773-638-1766 x.22. Not…

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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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