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Weekend Family Classes

Together, adults and children can explore cool things about how plants connect to science, art, history, and culture. Each program includes a variety of hands-on activities and projects, as well as opportunities to bring the Garden home.

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Weekend Family Class
Weekend Family Class: Homemade Ice Cream

Saturday, February 20, 2016
Sunday, February 28, 2016
Saturday, March 5, 2016
9:30 – 11 a.m. or 1 – 2:30 p.m.

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. There is a limit of two children per adult.

Weekend Family Class: Gumballs & Superballs
Weekend Family Class: Gumballs & Superballs

Saturday, March 19, 2016
Saturday, April 2, 2016
Sunday, April 24, 2016
9:30 - 11 a.m. or 1 - 2:30 p.m.

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.