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Nature Nights

PHOTO: class in the Sensory Garden

Roam the Garden after hours and uncover the mysteries of nature at night!

Bring a picnic dinner and spend an evening in the Garden! Children ages 4 to 10 and their families will explore different areas of the Garden and enjoy a variety of discovery-based activities. Each Nature Nights also includes a short tram ride, planting project, and s’mores around the campfire. Nature Nights is held rain or shine.

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Nature Nights: Mystery Mapping
Nature Nights: Mystery Mapping

THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT
Saturdays, July 9 or 23, 2016
5 – 7:30 p.m.

New Program! Learn how Native Americans made maps using physical landmarks and other concepts that influenced their map making. Then create your own map that leads to a treasure and pot up a plant to help you find your way! *Don’t forget to bring a picnic dinner! Dessert is provided.

Nature Nights: Sculpture Scavenger Hunt
Nature Nights: Sculpture Scavenger Hunt

Saturdays, August 6 or 20, 2016
5 – 7:30 p.m.

Plants and nature often inspire artists. Explore the collection of sculptures hidden throughout the Garden, create your own sculpture using natural materials, and pot up a sculptural plant to take home. *Don’t forget to bring a picnic dinner! Dessert is provided.

Nature Nights: Harvest Hootenanny
Nature Nights: Harvest Hootenanny

Saturday, September 3, 2016
5 – 7:30 p.m.

New Program! Come celebrate the harvest! Gather fresh ingredients from the garden then use them to prepare a healthy appetizer to enjoy by the campfire. Pot up an edible, cool season plant to take home. *Don’t forget to bring a picnic dinner! Dessert is provided.