Youth & Family Programs

Oct
15
Tue
Storytime in Hershey Children’s Garden @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Oct 15 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

Children, with accompanying adults, will enjoy nature stories, songs and fingerplays followed by a hands-on activity under the tree house in the Hershey Children’s Garden. Storytime will be held in the Eleanor Squire Library in case of inclement weather.

Oct
18
Fri
Bootanical Bash @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Oct 18 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Kids of all ages look forward to this annual family event. Dress in costume, trick-or-treat and experience enchanting lights in the Hershey Children’s Garden, and enjoy games, a dance party and more. This event sells out quickly, so register in advance online or by calling 216.721.1600, ext. 100. Reservations required.

  • Kids Dance Party from Num Num World Music
  • Dr. Mark’s Spooky Science Demonstration – Shows at 5:45pm, 6:45pm and 7:45pm
  • Crafts – Monster planters with succulent “hair”
  • Games – Broom races
  • Photo station
  • Crafts – Natural materials mask making
  • Trick or Treat Trail inside the Hershey Children’s Garden
  • Carnivorous Plant Creature Feature in the Glasshouse

Friday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 19, 5:30 – 8:30pm

Oct
19
Sat
Hershey Children’s Garden Weekend Activities @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Oct 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Children enjoy hands-on activities on weekend afternoons in Hershey Children’s Garden.

Bootanical Bash @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Oct 19 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Kids of all ages look forward to this annual family event. Dress in costume, trick-or-treat and experience enchanting lights in the Hershey Children’s Garden, and enjoy games, a dance party and more. This event sells out quickly, so register in advance online or by calling 216.721.1600, ext. 100. Reservations required.

  • Kids Dance Party from Num Num World Music
  • Dr. Mark’s Spooky Science Demonstration – Shows at 5:45pm, 6:45pm and 7:45pm
  • Crafts – Monster planters with succulent “hair”
  • Games – Broom races
  • Photo station
  • Crafts – Natural materials mask making
  • Trick or Treat Trail inside the Hershey Children’s Garden
  • Carnivorous Plant Creature Feature in the Glasshouse

Friday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 19, 5:30 – 8:30pm

Oct
20
Sun
Hershey Children’s Garden Weekend Activities @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Children enjoy hands-on activities on weekend afternoons in Hershey Children’s Garden.

Oct
22
Tue
Storytime in Hershey Children’s Garden @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Oct 22 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

Children, with accompanying adults, will enjoy nature stories, songs and fingerplays followed by a hands-on activity under the tree house in the Hershey Children’s Garden. Storytime will be held in the Eleanor Squire Library in case of inclement weather.

Oct
26
Sat
Hershey Children’s Garden Weekend Activities @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Children enjoy hands-on activities on weekend afternoons in Hershey Children’s Garden.

Oct
27
Sun
Hershey Children’s Garden Weekend Activities @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Children enjoy hands-on activities on weekend afternoons in Hershey Children’s Garden.

Oct
29
Tue
Storytime in Hershey Children’s Garden @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Oct 29 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am

Children, with accompanying adults, will enjoy nature stories, songs and fingerplays followed by a hands-on activity under the tree house in the Hershey Children’s Garden. Storytime will be held in the Eleanor Squire Library in case of inclement weather.

Dec
15
Sun
Breakfast with Santa @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Enjoy a breakfast buffet, cookie decorating, a ride on the Garden Express train and the seasonal magic of Glow before the Botanical Garden opens to the public. Bring your camera for a family photo with Santa as he meets with children during their visit. Reservations required.