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April 2016

Fri 1 Apr

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

Spring Break Camp
Sat 2 Apr

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
Sun 3 Apr

The Midwest Fruit Explorers presents this hands-on workshop with step-by-step instructions on how to graft and care for fruit trees.

Midwest Fruit Explorers Grafting Workshop
Mon 4 Apr

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

PHOTO: story time
Mon 11 Apr

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

PHOTO: story time
Thu 14 Apr

Be the first to experience the Antiques, Garden & Design Show. A special preview evening offers guests an opportunity to enjoy priority shopping, sumptuous buffets, and refreshments.

AGDS Preview Evening
Fri 15 Apr

Come shop for the best in classical and contemporary garden furnishings, botanical art, and home and garden design.

Antiques, Garden & Design Show
Fri 15 Apr

Martyn Lawrence Bullard is a multi award-winning interior designer and is renowned for his broad range of styles and eclectic, yet sophisticated and always inviting interiors.

Martyn Lawrence Bullard
Fri 15 Apr

Interior designer Timothy Whealon is beloved for his accessible style, his seamless blend of classic and modern influences, and his skillful use of artwork and antiques.

Timothy Whealon
Sat 16 Apr

Come shop for the best in classical and contemporary garden furnishings, botanical art, and home and garden design.

Antiques, Garden & Design Show
Sat 16 Apr

Blackberry Farm’s farmstead educator Jeff Ross has more than two decades of professional experience with plants, and a profound passion for food.

Jeff Ross of Blackberry Farm
Sat 16 Apr

Mario Nievera is a renowned landscape architect who balances color, light, form, texture, detail and harmony to create understated elegance.

Mario Nievera
Sun 17 Apr

Come shop for the best in classical and contemporary garden furnishings, botanical art, and home and garden design.

Antiques, Garden & Design Show
Sat 23 Apr

Take a special guided walk through McDonald Woods to celebrate Earth Day.

Earth Day Walk
Sun 24 Apr

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
Mon 25 Apr

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

PHOTO: story time
Sat 30 Apr

The Midwest Daffodil Society's show features hundreds of daffodils on display that will be judged by the society.

Midwest Daffodil Society Show

April 2016