Youth & Family Programs

Feb
29
Sat
Tiny Gardens Orchid Terrarium Family Workshop @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Feb 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Terrariums are easy to create and care for and are a unique way to bring the beauty of Orchid Mania home. In this workshop, you will work as a family to create an orchid terrarium using exotic miniature orchids, mosses and whimsical pieces. Families will also receive an orchid care guide to take home with them. Registration for this class closes on Saturday, Feb. 15.

Mar
21
Sat
Recipes from the Rainforest @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Mar 21 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Learn about a specific food-producing plant found in our Costa Rica biome. Then, work as a family to make a tasty snack using that plant as the primary ingredient. Please inquire about ingredients if there are any questions about food allergies or dietary restrictions. March is bananas and papayas (fruit smoothie) and April is avocados (guacamole).

Saturday, March 21, 10:30 – 11:30am

Saturday, April 18, 11:30am – 12:30pm

Mar
31
Tue
Hershey Children’s Garden Opening Day @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Mar 31 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Create a seed tape to plant at home with a written wish for the future that you hope to bloom this year. All materials for this activity will be provided. Can’t make it for opening day? Join us again on Saturday, April 4, at 1pm to participate in this activity.

Children’s Storytime @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Mar 31 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

Join us under the treehouse in Hershey Children’s Garden for stories, crafts and hands-on activities. Each week features a different theme. This event is weather permitting.

No storytime June 2 and 9.

Apr
4
Sat
Hershey Children’s Garden Weekend Activity @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Apr 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Kids Create: 1 – 2pm
Fun with Box Turtles: 3 – 4pm

Children can enjoy hands-on activities on weekend afternoons in Hershey Children’s Garden. April’s feature is Celebrate the Earth, while May’s is Games in the Garden. Activities are weather permitting.

Apr
5
Sun
Hershey Children’s Garden Weekend Activity @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Apr 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Kids Create: 1 – 2pm
Fun with Box Turtles: 3 – 4pm

Children can enjoy hands-on activities on weekend afternoons in Hershey Children’s Garden. April’s feature is Celebrate the Earth, while May’s is Games in the Garden. Activities are weather permitting.

Apr
7
Tue
Children’s Storytime @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Apr 7 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

Join us under the treehouse in Hershey Children’s Garden for stories, crafts and hands-on activities. Each week features a different theme. This event is weather permitting.

No storytime June 2 and 9.

Apr
8
Wed
Homeschool Program: Plant Exploration @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Apr 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Explore plant functions by examining real plant parts up close. Take a tour of the indoor and outdoor gardens to discover some of our most interesting plants. Learners will also plant a seed to observe its growth throughout time.

Apr
11
Sat
Annual Egg Hunt @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Apr 11 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Celebrate spring with an egg hunt, crafts, games and the chance to snap a photo with the Big Bunny! This event takes place rain or shine. Space is limited, so register in advance.

Egg hunts will be held at 9:45am, 10:30am and 11:15am.

Hershey Children’s Garden Weekend Activity @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Apr 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Kids Create: 1 – 2pm
Fun with Box Turtles: 3 – 4pm

Children can enjoy hands-on activities on weekend afternoons in Hershey Children’s Garden. April’s feature is Celebrate the Earth, while May’s is Games in the Garden. Activities are weather permitting.