GardenNews.biz - Jan 11,2017 - DENVER BOTANIC GARDEN - MARCH FAMILY HAPPENINGS
FAMILY AND CHILDREN EVENTS
CHILDREN AND FAMILY PROGRAMS
Wed: 3-6 years old, 9:30 & 11 a.m.: Thu: 24-36 mo. old, 9:30 & 10:45 a.m.; Fri: 18-24 mo. old, 9:30 & 10:45 a.m.
$11 for 18-36 month old, $9 member; $13 for 3-6 year old, $11 member
Seedlings classes offer a fun, hands-on way for young children to explore the plant world, while developing an understanding and appreciation for plants. Seedlings programs are offered for three different age groups and are modified to fit the developmental needs of each group. Week of March 1: Rockhounds, March 8: Very Hungry Caterpillars, March 15: Curious Clover, March 22: Signs of Spring, March 29: Garden Tools and Trucks
Saturday, March 18, 10-11:30 a.m.
$12 adult, $10 member adult, $7 child, $5 member child, Free for children 2 and younger
This unique indoor musical experience is perfect for children ages 0-12 and their parents. Children are invited to dress as a favorite pollinator such as a bee, butterfly or bird and dance and sing along with the local musical guests. This concert features Jeff & Paige
Homeschool Day: Plants 101 from Roots to Seeds
March 20, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
$12 per child; One adult per child is free of charge. Additional adults and non-participating siblings over the age of two: $7
Journey from root to seed to examine plants up-close. Discover the structure and function of the five major plant parts while dissecting plants, exploring plant diversity and their unique adaptations. Plant a house plant cutting to take home. Homeschool Days offer families the opportunity to explore plant-based themes through a variety of hands-on activities, tours and take-home projects that families can do together. Activities are designed for children ages five and up, however all ages are welcome to attend.