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March 2016

Tue 1 Mar

Azurite Ensemble

Azurite Ensemble
Tue 1 Mar

Join us for a free lecture on the Lenhardt Library's Orchidology: Orchidaceous Investigations exhibition.

Free Library Talk
Thu 3 Mar

Healing Earth Native American Flute Circle

Healing Earth Flute Circle
Thu 3 Mar

Members, don’t miss an exclusive visit to the Orchid Show! Light refreshments, cash bar, and live music, with experts on hand to answer all of your orchid-related questions.

Members' Night
Sat 5 Mar

Get an up-close look at one of the world’s tiniest seeds from the vanilla orchid, make a batch of ice cream, and pot up a plant that can flavor ice cream.

Weekend Family Class
Sat 5 Mar

Every weekend during the Orchid Show, orchids will be for sale, and repotting services will be available from the experienced members of the Illinois Orchid Society.

Orchid Marketplace
Sat 5 Mar

Professor Mosbah M. Kushad, University of Illinois Department of Crop Sciences, will present the lecture "Secrets of Successful Backyard Orchards."

Secrets of Successful Backyard Orchards
Sun 6 Mar

Every weekend during the Orchid Show, orchids will be for sale, and repotting services will be available from the experienced members of the Illinois Orchid Society.

Orchid Marketplace
Sun 6 Mar

Whatever your interest or talent, you'll have plenty of opportunities to explore in the Garden's volunteer program. Consider joining our volunteer family!

PHOTO: Volunteer Opportunity Fair
Mon 7 Mar

Stop by for nature-themed stories and activities Monday mornings in the Lenhardt Library!

PHOTO: story time
Mon 7 Mar

Whatever your interest or talent, you'll have plenty of opportunities to explore in the Garden's volunteer program. Consider joining our volunteer family!

PHOTO: Volunteer Opportunity Fair
Tue 8 Mar

Sapphire Winds Quintet

Sapphire Winds Quintet
Wed 9 Mar

Stop by for hands-on, nature-themed fun! Geared toward 2- to 5-year-olds with a caregiver.

ScreenBreak
Thu 10 Mar

Midwest Young Artists

Midwest Young Artists
Thu 10 Mar

Enjoy a cocktail tasting among the 10,000 orchids at the Orchid Show.

Evening with Orchids
Fri 11 Mar

Stop by for hands-on, nature-themed fun! Geared toward 2- to 5-year-olds with a caregiver.

ScreenBreak
Sat 12 Mar

Come join the Illinois Orchid Society at its spring show and sale, in which individual orchids in 128 classes will vie for ribbons.

Illinois Orchid Society Spring Show & Sale
Sat 12 Mar

With a membership card, Chicago Botanic Garden members enjoy discounted entry to the show at Navy Pier. 

Chicago Flower & Garden Show
Sat 12 Mar

Every weekend during the Orchid Show, orchids will be for sale, and repotting services will be available from the experienced members of the Illinois Orchid Society.

Orchid Marketplace
Sun 13 Mar

Come join the Illinois Orchid Society at its spring show and sale, in which individual orchids in 128 classes will vie for ribbons.

Illinois Orchid Society Spring Show & Sale
Sun 13 Mar

Every weekend during the Orchid Show, orchids will be for sale, and repotting services will be available from the experienced members of the Illinois Orchid Society.

Orchid Marketplace
Mon 14 Mar

Stop by for nature-themed stories and activities Monday mornings in the Lenhardt Library!

PHOTO: story time
Thu 17 Mar

Purchase some of the orchids displayed in the exhibition at greatly reduced prices.

Post-Orchid Show Plant Sale
Sat 19 Mar

Find out how people use parts of rainforest trees to make chewing gum and rubber. Create your own bouncing ball and flavorful gum to take home.

Weekend Family Class: Gumballs & Superballs
Sat 19 Mar

Celebrate spring by writing a seasonal haiku and making a cherry blossom hanging scroll, or try other hands-on activities.

Japanese Garden Spring Weekend
Sat 19 Mar

Explore the world of this beautiful indoor plant family, including lipstick plant, primrose, and African violets.

Northern Illinois Gesneriad Society Show & Sale
Sun 20 Mar

Explore the world of this beautiful indoor plant family, which includes lipstick plant, primrose, and African violets.

Northern Illinois Gesneriad Society Show & Sale
Sun 20 Mar

Celebrate spring by writing a seasonal haiku and making a cherry blossom hanging scroll, or try other hands-on activities.

Japanese Garden Spring Weekend
Mon 21 Mar

Children engage in exciting indoor and outdoor activities while exploring the Chicago Botanic Garden as it begins to bloom.

Spring Break Camp
Mon 21 Mar

Stop by for nature-themed stories and activities Monday mornings in the Lenhardt Library!

PHOTO: story time
Tue 22 Mar

Children engage in exciting indoor and outdoor activities while exploring the Chicago Botanic Garden as it begins to bloom.

Spring Break Camp
Wed 23 Mar

Children engage in exciting indoor and outdoor activities while exploring the Chicago Botanic Garden as it begins to bloom.

Spring Break Camp
Thu 24 Mar

Children engage in exciting indoor and outdoor activities while exploring the Chicago Botanic Garden as it begins to bloom.

Spring Break Camp
Fri 25 Mar

Children engage in exciting indoor and outdoor activities while exploring the Chicago Botanic Garden as it begins to bloom.

Spring Break Camp
Sun 27 Mar

Enjoy brunch and an Easter egg hunt at the Garden, and spend the rest of the day viewing all that spring has to offer.

Easter Brunch
Mon 28 Mar

Children engage in exciting indoor and outdoor activities while exploring the Chicago Botanic Garden as it begins to bloom.

Spring Break Camp
Mon 28 Mar

Stop by for nature-themed stories and activities Monday mornings in the Lenhardt Library!

PHOTO: story time
Tue 29 Mar

Children engage in exciting indoor and outdoor activities while exploring the Chicago Botanic Garden as it begins to bloom.

Spring Break Camp
Wed 30 Mar

Children engage in exciting indoor and outdoor activities while exploring the Chicago Botanic Garden as it begins to bloom.

Spring Break Camp
Thu 31 Mar

Children engage in exciting indoor and outdoor activities while exploring the Chicago Botanic Garden as it begins to bloom.

Spring Break Camp

March 2016