Hard-Hat Tour of the Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Plant Conservation Science Center
Friday, March 20, 2:30 – 4 p.m.
Meet Dr. Greg Mueller, the Garden’s vice president of science and academic programs, who will be your guide for a personal tour of the new Rice Science Center, under construction and to open in September. This is an exclusive opportunity to tour the new facility, where the Garden will conduct its critical plant conservation research. Be among the first to view the building, interact with Garden scientists, and learn more about the research being accomplished at the Garden.
Reservations are required. Email or call (847) 835-6925.
Sneak-Peek Tour of the Garden’s 2009 Plants with Kris Jarantoski
Tuesday, April 7, noon – 2 p.m.
Join Kris Jarantoski, the Garden’s executive vice president, for lunch* followed by an insider’s tour of the Production Greenhouses to catch an early glimpse of what the Garden is growing for 2009.
*Beverages and cookies will be provided. Please bring your own lunch.
||Lunch in the Garden View Room
||Tour begins at the Visitor Center
||Tour ends at the Visitor Center
Reservations are required. Kindly reply by April 1 by calling
(847) 835-6925 or e-mailing .
New! Spring Break Camps for Children
Ages 5 to 11
Children can now enroll in a one-week, spring break camp at the Garden. Choose morning, afternoon, or all-day sessions March 23 to 27, March 30 to April 3, or April 6 to 10. Spring Break Camp lets children engage in exciting indoor and outdoor activities while exploring the Garden as it begins to bloom! Register now.
Save the Date! The Woman’s Board Presents
A Bloomin’ Sale Preview Party
Thursday, May 14, 4 – 7 p.m.
Be the first to select from thousands of top-quality, super-sized plants at the Midwest’s best plant sale. Enjoy refreshments while you shop and consult with Garden horticulturists. Tickets are $25, to reserve call
(847) 835-6925. The catalog will be online April 1 at www.chicagobotanic.org/bloomin.