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EVENTS

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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 1 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training 9:00 am
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training
May 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training February 18 @ 9:00 am – May 14 @ 5:00 pm Event Navigation The Conservatory’s Show House is transformed into a celebration of baseball in Chicago.  On the heels of the Cubs’ World Series win, the spring … Continue Reading »
Story Time 10:00 am
Story Time @ Chicago Botanic Garden - Regenstein Center: Lenhardt Library
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Bring your child for nature-themed stories and activities Monday mornings in the Lenhardt Library! Afterward, pick up a Bingo Activity Card at the Information Desk and take a walk through the Garden and in the Greenhouses. Stories and activities are geared for … Continue Reading »
Herb Workshop 6:00 pm
Herb Workshop @ Pankhurst Memorial Library
May 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
HERB WORKSHOP May 1 and May 10, 2017– Local Libraries University of Illinois Extension Horticulture Educator Bruce Black will offer a program on Growing and Preserving Herbs. This workshop introduces attendees to the different types of culinary and aromatic herbs, how to … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 2 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Donation Day 9:00 am
Donation Day @ Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden
May 2 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Admission to Klehm is free the first Tuesday of every month. This is our invitation to check out the grounds with friends, family, and fellow community members. Our 1.8 mile paved path is ideal for walking and friendly, leashed dogs are welcome. … Continue Reading »
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters 9:00 am
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters @ Sterling Morton Library
May 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Explore the colorful history of the intrepid adventurers who collected plants from all over the world in the Plant Hunters exhibit at the Sterling Morton Library. The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation … Continue Reading »
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training 9:00 am
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training
May 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training February 18 @ 9:00 am – May 14 @ 5:00 pm Event Navigation The Conservatory’s Show House is transformed into a celebration of baseball in Chicago.  On the heels of the Cubs’ World Series win, the spring … Continue Reading »
Beyond Hosta – Perennials for the Shade 1:30 pm
Beyond Hosta – Perennials for the Shade @ University of Illinois Extension: Edgar County
May 2 @ 1:30 pm
30+ years ago what were our choices for a shade garden?  Hosta & impatiens!  Shade plants were hard to find.  As landscapes matured and trees grew gardeners were faced with SHADE!  The industry responded and now we have so many to choose … Continue Reading »
BEYOND HOSTA – PERENNIALS FOR THE SHADE WEBINAR 1:30 pm
BEYOND HOSTA – PERENNIALS FOR THE SHADE WEBINAR
May 2 @ 1:30 pm
Tuesday, May 2 at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m. 30+ years ago what were our choices for a shade garden? Hosta & impatiens!  Shade plants were hard to find. As landscapes matured and trees grew gardeners were faced with … Continue Reading »
Four Season Gardening – 2017 Spring Webinar Series: Beyond Hostas 1:30 pm
Four Season Gardening – 2017 Spring Webinar Series: Beyond Hostas
May 2 @ 1:30 pm
University of Illinois Extension’s Four Seasons Gardening program, which focuses on environmental stewardship and backyard food production, will be offered this season at our Extension offices in Boone County, DeKalb County, and Ogle County. Boone County Extension 205 Cadillac Ct. Suite 5, … Continue Reading »
Ready Set Grow! 6:00 pm
Ready Set Grow! @ DeWitt County Extension
May 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
To view flyer: http://web.extension.illinois.edu/dmp/downloads/69495.pdf No space for a traditional garden? When you can’t have or want a traditional garden, you can still enjoy homegrown vegetables and herbs, thanks to a few alternative ways of planting. Join Extension Horticulture Educator, Candice Hart as … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 3 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters 9:00 am
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters @ Sterling Morton Library
May 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Explore the colorful history of the intrepid adventurers who collected plants from all over the world in the Plant Hunters exhibit at the Sterling Morton Library. The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation … Continue Reading »
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training 9:00 am
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training
May 3 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training February 18 @ 9:00 am – May 14 @ 5:00 pm Event Navigation The Conservatory’s Show House is transformed into a celebration of baseball in Chicago.  On the heels of the Cubs’ World Series win, the spring … Continue Reading »
Afternoons with Mother Nature 12:30 pm
Afternoons with Mother Nature @ Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
May 3 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Afternoons with Mother Nature @ Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center | Willow Springs | Illinois | United States
WED, APR 12 • 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM Afternoons with Mother Nature LITTLE RED SCHOOLHOUSE NATURE CENTER, WILLOW SPRINGS Children 3–4 years old and their favorite adult are invited to spend their Wednesday afternoons exploring and learning through play. Registration required. … Continue Reading »
Wild Wednesdays 4:00 pm
Wild Wednesdays @ Garfield Park Conservatory
May 3 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wild Wednesdays @ Garfield Park Conservatory | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Wild Wednesdays 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Event Navigation Join us Wednesday evenings and let your kids get a little wild! Whether we’re inside or out, we will be exploring nature, getting our hands dirty and discovering new things about plants, animals … Continue Reading »
Native Plants: First Steps to Success 6:30 pm
Native Plants: First Steps to Success @ University of Illinois Extension: Yorkville
May 3 @ 6:30 pm
Native plants in the garden support our local ecology. If you are unsure about adding them to your garden and want to know more, join us for this free program. Build a “visual dictionary” of those available in our region and set … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 4 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Plant Sale Sponsored by Clark County Master Gardeners 8:00 am
Plant Sale Sponsored by Clark County Master Gardeners @ University of Illinois Extension, Clark County
May 4 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am
Mark your calendar for the annual Plant Sale on Saturday, May 6 at University of Illinois Extension, Clark County, 15493 N. State Highway 1, Marshall.  Vendors will offer annuals, vegetable plants, perennials and more.  There will even be baked goods for sale.  … Continue Reading »
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters 9:00 am
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters @ Sterling Morton Library
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Explore the colorful history of the intrepid adventurers who collected plants from all over the world in the Plant Hunters exhibit at the Sterling Morton Library. The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation … Continue Reading »
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training 9:00 am
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training
May 4 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training February 18 @ 9:00 am – May 14 @ 5:00 pm Event Navigation The Conservatory’s Show House is transformed into a celebration of baseball in Chicago.  On the heels of the Cubs’ World Series win, the spring … Continue Reading »
BEYOND HOSTA – PERENNIALS FOR THE SHADE WEBINAR 6:30 pm
BEYOND HOSTA – PERENNIALS FOR THE SHADE WEBINAR
May 4 @ 6:30 pm
Tuesday, May 2 at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 4 at 6:30 p.m. 30+ years ago what were our choices for a shade garden? Hosta & impatiens!  Shade plants were hard to find. As landscapes matured and trees grew gardeners were faced with … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 5 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters 9:00 am
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters @ Sterling Morton Library
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Explore the colorful history of the intrepid adventurers who collected plants from all over the world in the Plant Hunters exhibit at the Sterling Morton Library. The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation … Continue Reading »
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training 9:00 am
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training
May 5 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training February 18 @ 9:00 am – May 14 @ 5:00 pm Event Navigation The Conservatory’s Show House is transformed into a celebration of baseball in Chicago.  On the heels of the Cubs’ World Series win, the spring … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 6 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Breakfast in The Ginkgo Restaurant 9:00 am
Breakfast in The Ginkgo Restaurant @ The Ginkgo Restaurant
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:45 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Saturdays & Sundays* 9:00-10:45 a.m. The Ginkgo Restaurant *The Ginkgo Restaurant will be closed on April 15 & 16 and May 14 Enjoy a delicious breakfast in the scenic Ginkgo Restaurant! View the menu
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training 9:00 am
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training February 18 @ 9:00 am – May 14 @ 5:00 pm Event Navigation The Conservatory’s Show House is transformed into a celebration of baseball in Chicago.  On the heels of the Cubs’ World Series win, the spring … Continue Reading »
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters 10:00 am
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters @ Sterling Morton Library
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Explore the colorful history of the intrepid adventurers who collected plants from all over the world in the Plant Hunters exhibit at the Sterling Morton Library. The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation … Continue Reading »
Conservation @ Home Series: Easy Care Native Plants 11:00 am
Conservation @ Home Series: Easy Care Native Plants @ River Trail Nature Center
May 6 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Conservation @ Home Series: Easy Care Native Plants @ River Trail Nature Center | Northbrook | Illinois | United States
SAT, MAY 6 • 11 AM – 1 PM Conservation @ Home Series: Easy Care Native Plants RIVER TRAIL NATURE CENTER, NORTHBROOK Learn how to landscape using easy-care native plants that support pollinators. Presented by University of Illinois Extension North Cook Master … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 7 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Breakfast in The Ginkgo Restaurant 9:00 am
Breakfast in The Ginkgo Restaurant @ The Ginkgo Restaurant
May 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:45 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Saturdays & Sundays* 9:00-10:45 a.m. The Ginkgo Restaurant *The Ginkgo Restaurant will be closed on April 15 & 16 and May 14 Enjoy a delicious breakfast in the scenic Ginkgo Restaurant! View the menu
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training 9:00 am
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training
May 7 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training February 18 @ 9:00 am – May 14 @ 5:00 pm Event Navigation The Conservatory’s Show House is transformed into a celebration of baseball in Chicago.  On the heels of the Cubs’ World Series win, the spring … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 8 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training 9:00 am
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training
May 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training February 18 @ 9:00 am – May 14 @ 5:00 pm Event Navigation The Conservatory’s Show House is transformed into a celebration of baseball in Chicago.  On the heels of the Cubs’ World Series win, the spring … Continue Reading »
Story Time 10:00 am
Story Time @ Chicago Botanic Garden - Regenstein Center: Lenhardt Library
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Bring your child for nature-themed stories and activities Monday mornings in the Lenhardt Library! Afterward, pick up a Bingo Activity Card at the Information Desk and take a walk through the Garden and in the Greenhouses. Stories and activities are geared for … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 9 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters 9:00 am
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters @ Sterling Morton Library
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Explore the colorful history of the intrepid adventurers who collected plants from all over the world in the Plant Hunters exhibit at the Sterling Morton Library. The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation … Continue Reading »
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training 9:00 am
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training February 18 @ 9:00 am – May 14 @ 5:00 pm Event Navigation The Conservatory’s Show House is transformed into a celebration of baseball in Chicago.  On the heels of the Cubs’ World Series win, the spring … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 10 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters 9:00 am
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters @ Sterling Morton Library
May 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Explore the colorful history of the intrepid adventurers who collected plants from all over the world in the Plant Hunters exhibit at the Sterling Morton Library. The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation … Continue Reading »
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training 9:00 am
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training
May 10 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training February 18 @ 9:00 am – May 14 @ 5:00 pm Event Navigation The Conservatory’s Show House is transformed into a celebration of baseball in Chicago.  On the heels of the Cubs’ World Series win, the spring … Continue Reading »
Afternoons with Mother Nature 12:30 pm
Afternoons with Mother Nature @ Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
May 10 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Afternoons with Mother Nature @ Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center | Willow Springs | Illinois | United States
WED, APR 12 • 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM Afternoons with Mother Nature LITTLE RED SCHOOLHOUSE NATURE CENTER, WILLOW SPRINGS Children 3–4 years old and their favorite adult are invited to spend their Wednesday afternoons exploring and learning through play. Registration required. … Continue Reading »
Nature Obstacle Course & Adventure 4:00 pm
Nature Obstacle Course & Adventure @ Bremen Grove
May 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Nature Obstacle Course & Adventure @ Bremen Grove | Round Rock | Texas | United States
SERIESWED, MAY 10 • 4 PM – 6:30 PM Nature Obstacle Course & Adventure BREMEN GROVE, TINLEY PARK Families, try our outdoor challenge! Attempt our nature obstacle course-created from all natural forest materials (you can help create). Also, join our staff for … Continue Reading »
Wild Wednesdays 4:00 pm
Wild Wednesdays @ Garfield Park Conservatory
May 10 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wild Wednesdays @ Garfield Park Conservatory | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Wild Wednesdays 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Event Navigation Join us Wednesday evenings and let your kids get a little wild! Whether we’re inside or out, we will be exploring nature, getting our hands dirty and discovering new things about plants, animals … Continue Reading »
2nd Wednesday Lecture: Green Revolution in Mexico 6:00 pm
2nd Wednesday Lecture: Green Revolution in Mexico @ Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance
May 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
2nd Wednesday Lecture: Green Revolution in Mexico @ Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance | Chicago | Illinois | United States
2nd Wednesday Lecture: Green Revolution in Mexico 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Event Navigation 2nd Wednesday Lecture: The Green Revolution and the Americanization of Foodways in Mexico Presented by Chris Boyer, Professor and Chair of History, Professor of Latin American and Latino Studies at the University … Continue Reading »
Herb Workshop 6:00 pm
Herb Workshop @ Sterling Library
May 10 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
HERB WORKSHOP May 1 and May 10, 2017– Local Libraries University of Illinois Extension Horticulture Educator Bruce Black will offer a program on Growing and Preserving Herbs. This workshop introduces attendees to the different types of culinary and aromatic herbs, how to … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 11 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters 9:00 am
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters @ Sterling Morton Library
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Explore the colorful history of the intrepid adventurers who collected plants from all over the world in the Plant Hunters exhibit at the Sterling Morton Library. The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation … Continue Reading »
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training 9:00 am
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training
May 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training February 18 @ 9:00 am – May 14 @ 5:00 pm Event Navigation The Conservatory’s Show House is transformed into a celebration of baseball in Chicago.  On the heels of the Cubs’ World Series win, the spring … Continue Reading »
Enjoy Fresh Blooms All Summer with Buttered Bun Flower Blass 6:00 pm
Enjoy Fresh Blooms All Summer with Buttered Bun Flower Blass @ Buttered Bun
May 11 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
To view flyer:  http://web.extension.illinois.edu/dmp/downloads/69692.pdf Grow, harvest and arrange stunning seasonal blooms in your own backyard this summer. Now is the time to start planning for a flower garden with the help of DeWitt County University of Illinois Extension. Learn about the benefits … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 12 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters 9:00 am
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters @ Sterling Morton Library
May 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Explore the colorful history of the intrepid adventurers who collected plants from all over the world in the Plant Hunters exhibit at the Sterling Morton Library. The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation … Continue Reading »
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training 9:00 am
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training
May 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training February 18 @ 9:00 am – May 14 @ 5:00 pm Event Navigation The Conservatory’s Show House is transformed into a celebration of baseball in Chicago.  On the heels of the Cubs’ World Series win, the spring … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 13 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Plant Sale 8:00 am
Plant Sale @ Rock Island County Fairgrounds
May 13 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners invite you to their Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, May 13 from 8 am – Noon at the Rock Island County Fairgrounds, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline, IL. It will be held inside the Dave Copeland … Continue Reading »
Breakfast in The Ginkgo Restaurant 9:00 am
Breakfast in The Ginkgo Restaurant @ The Ginkgo Restaurant
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:45 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Saturdays & Sundays* 9:00-10:45 a.m. The Ginkgo Restaurant *The Ginkgo Restaurant will be closed on April 15 & 16 and May 14 Enjoy a delicious breakfast in the scenic Ginkgo Restaurant! View the menu
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training 9:00 am
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training
May 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training February 18 @ 9:00 am – May 14 @ 5:00 pm Event Navigation The Conservatory’s Show House is transformed into a celebration of baseball in Chicago.  On the heels of the Cubs’ World Series win, the spring … Continue Reading »
Annual Seedling Sale 10:00 am
Annual Seedling Sale @ Garfield Park Conservatory
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Annual Seedling Sale @ Garfield Park Conservatory | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Annual Seedling Sale May 13 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Event Navigation Our seedling sale this year will include 42 varieties of flowers, herbs, and warm-season vegetable seedlings. All of our seedlings are grown in our GPCA organic and sustainable seedling mix … Continue Reading »
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters 10:00 am
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters @ Sterling Morton Library
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Explore the colorful history of the intrepid adventurers who collected plants from all over the world in the Plant Hunters exhibit at the Sterling Morton Library. The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation … Continue Reading »
Model Railroad Garden 10:00 am
Model Railroad Garden @ Chicago Botanic Garden
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Landmarks of America Open May 13 through October 29, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, weather permitting Wednesdays until 8 p.m., June 7 – August 30, 2017 Admission Adults: $6 Seniors: $5 Children (3–12 yrs): $4 Children (2 and under): Free … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 14 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training 9:00 am
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training
May 14 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training @ Spring Flower Show: Spring Training | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Spring Flower Show: Spring Training February 18 @ 9:00 am – May 14 @ 5:00 pm Event Navigation The Conservatory’s Show House is transformed into a celebration of baseball in Chicago.  On the heels of the Cubs’ World Series win, the spring … Continue Reading »
Model Railroad Garden 10:00 am
Model Railroad Garden @ Chicago Botanic Garden
May 14 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Landmarks of America Open May 13 through October 29, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, weather permitting Wednesdays until 8 p.m., June 7 – August 30, 2017 Admission Adults: $6 Seniors: $5 Children (3–12 yrs): $4 Children (2 and under): Free … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 15 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Model Railroad Garden 10:00 am
Model Railroad Garden @ Chicago Botanic Garden
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Landmarks of America Open May 13 through October 29, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, weather permitting Wednesdays until 8 p.m., June 7 – August 30, 2017 Admission Adults: $6 Seniors: $5 Children (3–12 yrs): $4 Children (2 and under): Free … Continue Reading »
Story Time 10:00 am
Story Time @ Chicago Botanic Garden - Regenstein Center: Lenhardt Library
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Bring your child for nature-themed stories and activities Monday mornings in the Lenhardt Library! Afterward, pick up a Bingo Activity Card at the Information Desk and take a walk through the Garden and in the Greenhouses. Stories and activities are geared for … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 16 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters 9:00 am
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters @ Sterling Morton Library
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Explore the colorful history of the intrepid adventurers who collected plants from all over the world in the Plant Hunters exhibit at the Sterling Morton Library. The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation … Continue Reading »
Model Railroad Garden 10:00 am
Model Railroad Garden @ Chicago Botanic Garden
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Landmarks of America Open May 13 through October 29, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, weather permitting Wednesdays until 8 p.m., June 7 – August 30, 2017 Admission Adults: $6 Seniors: $5 Children (3–12 yrs): $4 Children (2 and under): Free … Continue Reading »
Bountiful Backyards: Berries, Brambles and Beyond 1:30 pm
Bountiful Backyards: Berries, Brambles and Beyond
May 16 @ 1:30 pm
Four Seasons Gardening, a 12-session program presented by University of Illinois Extension, includes a wide array of gardening and landscaping topics. Topics in the spring series include Growing Vegetable for Beginners on April 18, Beyond Hosta-Perennials for the Shade on May 2 … Continue Reading »
Four Seasons Gardening – 2017 Spring Webinar Series: Bountiful Backyards 1:30 pm
Four Seasons Gardening – 2017 Spring Webinar Series: Bountiful Backyards
May 16 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
University of Illinois Extension’s Four Seasons Gardening program, which focuses on environmental stewardship and backyard food production, will be offered this season at our Extension offices in Boone County, DeKalb County, and Ogle County. Boone County Extension 205 Cadillac Ct. Suite 5, … Continue Reading »
Four Seasons Horticultural Webinar Spring Series 1:30 pm
Four Seasons Horticultural Webinar Spring Series
May 16 @ 1:30 pm
Four Seasons Gardening, a 12-session program presented by University of Illinois Extension, includes a wide array of gardening and landscaping topics. Topics in the spring series include Growing Vegetable for Beginners on April 18, Beyond Hosta-Perennials for the Shade on May 2 … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 17 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters 9:00 am
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters @ Sterling Morton Library
May 17 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Explore the colorful history of the intrepid adventurers who collected plants from all over the world in the Plant Hunters exhibit at the Sterling Morton Library. The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation … Continue Reading »
Model Railroad Garden 10:00 am
Model Railroad Garden @ Chicago Botanic Garden
May 17 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Landmarks of America Open May 13 through October 29, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, weather permitting Wednesdays until 8 p.m., June 7 – August 30, 2017 Admission Adults: $6 Seniors: $5 Children (3–12 yrs): $4 Children (2 and under): Free … Continue Reading »
Afternoons with Mother Nature 12:30 pm
Afternoons with Mother Nature @ Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
May 17 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Afternoons with Mother Nature @ Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center | Willow Springs | Illinois | United States
WED, APR 12 • 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM Afternoons with Mother Nature LITTLE RED SCHOOLHOUSE NATURE CENTER, WILLOW SPRINGS Children 3–4 years old and their favorite adult are invited to spend their Wednesday afternoons exploring and learning through play. Registration required. … Continue Reading »
Wild Wednesdays 4:00 pm
Wild Wednesdays @ Garfield Park Conservatory
May 17 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wild Wednesdays @ Garfield Park Conservatory | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Wild Wednesdays 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Event Navigation Join us Wednesday evenings and let your kids get a little wild! Whether we’re inside or out, we will be exploring nature, getting our hands dirty and discovering new things about plants, animals … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 18 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters 9:00 am
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters @ Sterling Morton Library
May 18 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Explore the colorful history of the intrepid adventurers who collected plants from all over the world in the Plant Hunters exhibit at the Sterling Morton Library. The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation … Continue Reading »
Model Railroad Garden 10:00 am
Model Railroad Garden @ Chicago Botanic Garden
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Landmarks of America Open May 13 through October 29, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, weather permitting Wednesdays until 8 p.m., June 7 – August 30, 2017 Admission Adults: $6 Seniors: $5 Children (3–12 yrs): $4 Children (2 and under): Free … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 19 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters 9:00 am
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters @ Sterling Morton Library
May 19 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Explore the colorful history of the intrepid adventurers who collected plants from all over the world in the Plant Hunters exhibit at the Sterling Morton Library. The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation … Continue Reading »
Model Railroad Garden 10:00 am
Model Railroad Garden @ Chicago Botanic Garden
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Landmarks of America Open May 13 through October 29, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, weather permitting Wednesdays until 8 p.m., June 7 – August 30, 2017 Admission Adults: $6 Seniors: $5 Children (3–12 yrs): $4 Children (2 and under): Free … Continue Reading »
Tree ID Walk – Spring 10:00 am
Tree ID Walk – Spring @ Garfield Park Conservatory
May 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Tree ID Walk - Spring @ Garfield Park Conservatory | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Tree ID Walk – Spring 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Event Navigation Spring, summer, fall and winter – learn about city trees throughout the seasons with Openlands’ Regional Forester, Daniella Pereira. Daniella will explore the trees of beautiful and historic Garfield Park. … Continue Reading »
Garden Origami 11:00 am
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden
May 19 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden  | Lisle | Illinois | United States
Garden Origami SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, May 19 through October 22, 2017 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children’s Garden Practice folding paper into your favorite garden shapes.  Will you make a flower, a fox or perhaps a fancy fan to keep you … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 20 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Breakfast in The Ginkgo Restaurant 9:00 am
Breakfast in The Ginkgo Restaurant @ The Ginkgo Restaurant
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:45 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Saturdays & Sundays* 9:00-10:45 a.m. The Ginkgo Restaurant *The Ginkgo Restaurant will be closed on April 15 & 16 and May 14 Enjoy a delicious breakfast in the scenic Ginkgo Restaurant! View the menu
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters 10:00 am
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters @ Sterling Morton Library
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Explore the colorful history of the intrepid adventurers who collected plants from all over the world in the Plant Hunters exhibit at the Sterling Morton Library. The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation … Continue Reading »
Malott Japanese Garden Children’s Festival 10:00 am
Malott Japanese Garden Children’s Festival @ Chicago Botanic Garden
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Malott Japanese Garden Children's Festival @ Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe | Illinois | United States
Malott Japanese Garden Children’s Festival Learn about children’s celebrations in Japan during this special weekend of activities. Listen to koto harp and shakuhachi flute music, enjoy traditional folk tales, and watch a tea ceremony. Saturday, May 20, and Sunday, May 21, 2017 … Continue Reading »
Model Railroad Garden 10:00 am
Model Railroad Garden @ Chicago Botanic Garden
May 20 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Landmarks of America Open May 13 through October 29, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, weather permitting Wednesdays until 8 p.m., June 7 – August 30, 2017 Admission Adults: $6 Seniors: $5 Children (3–12 yrs): $4 Children (2 and under): Free … Continue Reading »
Garden Origami 11:00 am
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden  | Lisle | Illinois | United States
Garden Origami SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, May 19 through October 22, 2017 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children’s Garden Practice folding paper into your favorite garden shapes.  Will you make a flower, a fox or perhaps a fancy fan to keep you … Continue Reading »
Little Diggers 11:00 am
Little Diggers @ Chicago Botanic Garden: Learning Center, Classroom 10
May 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Your “little digger” will dig, plant, water, harvest, prepare food and see plants grow from seed to fruit! This four-class series for children ages 2 -4 and caregivers meets Saturday mornings only, once a month from May through August and will mostly … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 21 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Breakfast in The Ginkgo Restaurant 9:00 am
Breakfast in The Ginkgo Restaurant @ The Ginkgo Restaurant
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:45 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Saturdays & Sundays* 9:00-10:45 a.m. The Ginkgo Restaurant *The Ginkgo Restaurant will be closed on April 15 & 16 and May 14 Enjoy a delicious breakfast in the scenic Ginkgo Restaurant! View the menu
Malott Japanese Garden Children’s Festival 10:00 am
Malott Japanese Garden Children’s Festival @ Chicago Botanic Garden
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Malott Japanese Garden Children's Festival @ Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe | Illinois | United States
Malott Japanese Garden Children’s Festival Learn about children’s celebrations in Japan during this special weekend of activities. Listen to koto harp and shakuhachi flute music, enjoy traditional folk tales, and watch a tea ceremony. Saturday, May 20, and Sunday, May 21, 2017 … Continue Reading »
Model Railroad Garden 10:00 am
Model Railroad Garden @ Chicago Botanic Garden
May 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Landmarks of America Open May 13 through October 29, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, weather permitting Wednesdays until 8 p.m., June 7 – August 30, 2017 Admission Adults: $6 Seniors: $5 Children (3–12 yrs): $4 Children (2 and under): Free … Continue Reading »
Garden Origami 11:00 am
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden
May 21 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden  | Lisle | Illinois | United States
Garden Origami SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, May 19 through October 22, 2017 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children’s Garden Practice folding paper into your favorite garden shapes.  Will you make a flower, a fox or perhaps a fancy fan to keep you … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 22 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Model Railroad Garden 10:00 am
Model Railroad Garden @ Chicago Botanic Garden
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Landmarks of America Open May 13 through October 29, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, weather permitting Wednesdays until 8 p.m., June 7 – August 30, 2017 Admission Adults: $6 Seniors: $5 Children (3–12 yrs): $4 Children (2 and under): Free … Continue Reading »
Story Time 10:00 am
Story Time @ Chicago Botanic Garden - Regenstein Center: Lenhardt Library
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Bring your child for nature-themed stories and activities Monday mornings in the Lenhardt Library! Afterward, pick up a Bingo Activity Card at the Information Desk and take a walk through the Garden and in the Greenhouses. Stories and activities are geared for … Continue Reading »
Garden Origami 11:00 am
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden
May 22 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden  | Lisle | Illinois | United States
Garden Origami SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, May 19 through October 22, 2017 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children’s Garden Practice folding paper into your favorite garden shapes.  Will you make a flower, a fox or perhaps a fancy fan to keep you … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 23 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters 9:00 am
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters @ Sterling Morton Library
May 23 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Explore the colorful history of the intrepid adventurers who collected plants from all over the world in the Plant Hunters exhibit at the Sterling Morton Library. The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation … Continue Reading »
Model Railroad Garden 10:00 am
Model Railroad Garden @ Chicago Botanic Garden
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Landmarks of America Open May 13 through October 29, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, weather permitting Wednesdays until 8 p.m., June 7 – August 30, 2017 Admission Adults: $6 Seniors: $5 Children (3–12 yrs): $4 Children (2 and under): Free … Continue Reading »
Garden Origami 11:00 am
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden
May 23 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden  | Lisle | Illinois | United States
Garden Origami SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, May 19 through October 22, 2017 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children’s Garden Practice folding paper into your favorite garden shapes.  Will you make a flower, a fox or perhaps a fancy fan to keep you … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 24 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters 9:00 am
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters @ Sterling Morton Library
May 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Explore the colorful history of the intrepid adventurers who collected plants from all over the world in the Plant Hunters exhibit at the Sterling Morton Library. The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation … Continue Reading »
Model Railroad Garden 10:00 am
Model Railroad Garden @ Chicago Botanic Garden
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Landmarks of America Open May 13 through October 29, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, weather permitting Wednesdays until 8 p.m., June 7 – August 30, 2017 Admission Adults: $6 Seniors: $5 Children (3–12 yrs): $4 Children (2 and under): Free … Continue Reading »
Garden Origami 11:00 am
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden
May 24 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden  | Lisle | Illinois | United States
Garden Origami SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, May 19 through October 22, 2017 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children’s Garden Practice folding paper into your favorite garden shapes.  Will you make a flower, a fox or perhaps a fancy fan to keep you … Continue Reading »
Afternoons with Mother Nature 12:30 pm
Afternoons with Mother Nature @ Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
May 24 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Afternoons with Mother Nature @ Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center | Willow Springs | Illinois | United States
WED, APR 12 • 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM Afternoons with Mother Nature LITTLE RED SCHOOLHOUSE NATURE CENTER, WILLOW SPRINGS Children 3–4 years old and their favorite adult are invited to spend their Wednesday afternoons exploring and learning through play. Registration required. … Continue Reading »
Wild Wednesdays 4:00 pm
Wild Wednesdays @ Garfield Park Conservatory
May 24 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wild Wednesdays @ Garfield Park Conservatory | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Wild Wednesdays 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Event Navigation Join us Wednesday evenings and let your kids get a little wild! Whether we’re inside or out, we will be exploring nature, getting our hands dirty and discovering new things about plants, animals … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 25 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters 9:00 am
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters @ Sterling Morton Library
May 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Explore the colorful history of the intrepid adventurers who collected plants from all over the world in the Plant Hunters exhibit at the Sterling Morton Library. The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation … Continue Reading »
Model Railroad Garden 10:00 am
Model Railroad Garden @ Chicago Botanic Garden
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Landmarks of America Open May 13 through October 29, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, weather permitting Wednesdays until 8 p.m., June 7 – August 30, 2017 Admission Adults: $6 Seniors: $5 Children (3–12 yrs): $4 Children (2 and under): Free … Continue Reading »
Garden Origami 11:00 am
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden
May 25 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden  | Lisle | Illinois | United States
Garden Origami SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, May 19 through October 22, 2017 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children’s Garden Practice folding paper into your favorite garden shapes.  Will you make a flower, a fox or perhaps a fancy fan to keep you … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 26 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters 9:00 am
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters @ Sterling Morton Library
May 26 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Explore the colorful history of the intrepid adventurers who collected plants from all over the world in the Plant Hunters exhibit at the Sterling Morton Library. The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation … Continue Reading »
Model Railroad Garden 10:00 am
Model Railroad Garden @ Chicago Botanic Garden
May 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Landmarks of America Open May 13 through October 29, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, weather permitting Wednesdays until 8 p.m., June 7 – August 30, 2017 Admission Adults: $6 Seniors: $5 Children (3–12 yrs): $4 Children (2 and under): Free … Continue Reading »
Garden Origami 11:00 am
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden
May 26 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden  | Lisle | Illinois | United States
Garden Origami SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, May 19 through October 22, 2017 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children’s Garden Practice folding paper into your favorite garden shapes.  Will you make a flower, a fox or perhaps a fancy fan to keep you … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 27 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Breakfast in The Ginkgo Restaurant 9:00 am
Breakfast in The Ginkgo Restaurant @ The Ginkgo Restaurant
May 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:45 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Saturdays & Sundays* 9:00-10:45 a.m. The Ginkgo Restaurant *The Ginkgo Restaurant will be closed on April 15 & 16 and May 14 Enjoy a delicious breakfast in the scenic Ginkgo Restaurant! View the menu
Butterflies & Blooms Opens 10:00 am
Butterflies & Blooms Opens @ The Chicago Botanic Garden
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Butterflies & Blooms Opens @ The Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe | Illinois | United States
About the Exhibition MAY 27 – SEPTEMBER 4, 2017 10 A.M. TO 5 P.M. DAILY, WEATHER PERMITTING (LAST TICKET SOLD AT 4:30 P.M.) Butterflies & Blooms is a butterfly exhibition where visitors can immerse themselves in a habitat filled with hundreds of … Continue Reading »
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters 10:00 am
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters @ Sterling Morton Library
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Explore the colorful history of the intrepid adventurers who collected plants from all over the world in the Plant Hunters exhibit at the Sterling Morton Library. The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation … Continue Reading »
Model Railroad Garden 10:00 am
Model Railroad Garden @ Chicago Botanic Garden
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Landmarks of America Open May 13 through October 29, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, weather permitting Wednesdays until 8 p.m., June 7 – August 30, 2017 Admission Adults: $6 Seniors: $5 Children (3–12 yrs): $4 Children (2 and under): Free … Continue Reading »
Garden Origami 11:00 am
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden
May 27 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden  | Lisle | Illinois | United States
Garden Origami SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, May 19 through October 22, 2017 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children’s Garden Practice folding paper into your favorite garden shapes.  Will you make a flower, a fox or perhaps a fancy fan to keep you … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 28 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Breakfast in The Ginkgo Restaurant 9:00 am
Breakfast in The Ginkgo Restaurant @ The Ginkgo Restaurant
May 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:45 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Saturdays & Sundays* 9:00-10:45 a.m. The Ginkgo Restaurant *The Ginkgo Restaurant will be closed on April 15 & 16 and May 14 Enjoy a delicious breakfast in the scenic Ginkgo Restaurant! View the menu
Butterflies & Blooms Opens 10:00 am
Butterflies & Blooms Opens @ The Chicago Botanic Garden
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Butterflies & Blooms Opens @ The Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe | Illinois | United States
About the Exhibition MAY 27 – SEPTEMBER 4, 2017 10 A.M. TO 5 P.M. DAILY, WEATHER PERMITTING (LAST TICKET SOLD AT 4:30 P.M.) Butterflies & Blooms is a butterfly exhibition where visitors can immerse themselves in a habitat filled with hundreds of … Continue Reading »
Model Railroad Garden 10:00 am
Model Railroad Garden @ Chicago Botanic Garden
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Landmarks of America Open May 13 through October 29, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, weather permitting Wednesdays until 8 p.m., June 7 – August 30, 2017 Admission Adults: $6 Seniors: $5 Children (3–12 yrs): $4 Children (2 and under): Free … Continue Reading »
Garden Origami 11:00 am
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden
May 28 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden  | Lisle | Illinois | United States
Garden Origami SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, May 19 through October 22, 2017 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children’s Garden Practice folding paper into your favorite garden shapes.  Will you make a flower, a fox or perhaps a fancy fan to keep you … Continue Reading »
Pollinator Super Powers 1:00 pm
Pollinator Super Powers @ Crabtree Nature Center
May 28 @ 1:00 pm
Pollinator Super Powers @ Crabtree Nature Center | Barrington | Illinois | United States
SUN, MAY 28 • 1 PM Pollinator Super Powers CRABTREE NATURE CENTER, BARRINGTON HILLS Pollinators provide us with lots of little luxuries in life. Learn what makes them so super. COST: FREE
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 29 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Butterflies & Blooms Opens 10:00 am
Butterflies & Blooms Opens @ The Chicago Botanic Garden
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Butterflies & Blooms Opens @ The Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe | Illinois | United States
About the Exhibition MAY 27 – SEPTEMBER 4, 2017 10 A.M. TO 5 P.M. DAILY, WEATHER PERMITTING (LAST TICKET SOLD AT 4:30 P.M.) Butterflies & Blooms is a butterfly exhibition where visitors can immerse themselves in a habitat filled with hundreds of … Continue Reading »
Model Railroad Garden 10:00 am
Model Railroad Garden @ Chicago Botanic Garden
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Landmarks of America Open May 13 through October 29, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, weather permitting Wednesdays until 8 p.m., June 7 – August 30, 2017 Admission Adults: $6 Seniors: $5 Children (3–12 yrs): $4 Children (2 and under): Free … Continue Reading »
Garden Origami 11:00 am
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden
May 29 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden  | Lisle | Illinois | United States
Garden Origami SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, May 19 through October 22, 2017 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children’s Garden Practice folding paper into your favorite garden shapes.  Will you make a flower, a fox or perhaps a fancy fan to keep you … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 30 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters 9:00 am
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters @ Sterling Morton Library
May 30 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Explore the colorful history of the intrepid adventurers who collected plants from all over the world in the Plant Hunters exhibit at the Sterling Morton Library. The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation … Continue Reading »
Butterflies & Blooms Opens 10:00 am
Butterflies & Blooms Opens @ The Chicago Botanic Garden
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Butterflies & Blooms Opens @ The Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe | Illinois | United States
About the Exhibition MAY 27 – SEPTEMBER 4, 2017 10 A.M. TO 5 P.M. DAILY, WEATHER PERMITTING (LAST TICKET SOLD AT 4:30 P.M.) Butterflies & Blooms is a butterfly exhibition where visitors can immerse themselves in a habitat filled with hundreds of … Continue Reading »
Model Railroad Garden 10:00 am
Model Railroad Garden @ Chicago Botanic Garden
May 30 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Landmarks of America Open May 13 through October 29, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, weather permitting Wednesdays until 8 p.m., June 7 – August 30, 2017 Admission Adults: $6 Seniors: $5 Children (3–12 yrs): $4 Children (2 and under): Free … Continue Reading »
Garden Origami 11:00 am
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden
May 30 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden  | Lisle | Illinois | United States
Garden Origami SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, May 19 through October 22, 2017 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children’s Garden Practice folding paper into your favorite garden shapes.  Will you make a flower, a fox or perhaps a fancy fan to keep you … Continue Reading »
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Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit 7:00 am
Vanishing Acts: Trees Under Threat Exhibit @ The Morton Arboretum
May 31 @ 7:00 am
SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, 7:00 a.m. – sunset Conifer Collection The Vanishing Acts exhibit is located in the Conifer Collection, just a short stroll off the Conifer Walk. Come learn about the gifts that the world’s endangered trees give us—and how you … Continue Reading »
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters 9:00 am
Library Exhibit: Plant Hunters @ Sterling Morton Library
May 31 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Explore the colorful history of the intrepid adventurers who collected plants from all over the world in the Plant Hunters exhibit at the Sterling Morton Library. The exhibit features artifacts from the library’s special collection relating to famous plant hunters, and it explores modern conservation … Continue Reading »
Butterflies & Blooms Opens 10:00 am
Butterflies & Blooms Opens @ The Chicago Botanic Garden
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Butterflies & Blooms Opens @ The Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe | Illinois | United States
About the Exhibition MAY 27 – SEPTEMBER 4, 2017 10 A.M. TO 5 P.M. DAILY, WEATHER PERMITTING (LAST TICKET SOLD AT 4:30 P.M.) Butterflies & Blooms is a butterfly exhibition where visitors can immerse themselves in a habitat filled with hundreds of … Continue Reading »
Model Railroad Garden 10:00 am
Model Railroad Garden @ Chicago Botanic Garden
May 31 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Landmarks of America Open May 13 through October 29, 2017 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, weather permitting Wednesdays until 8 p.m., June 7 – August 30, 2017 Admission Adults: $6 Seniors: $5 Children (3–12 yrs): $4 Children (2 and under): Free … Continue Reading »
Garden Origami 11:00 am
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden
May 31 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Garden Origami @ The Morton Arboretum: Children's Garden  | Lisle | Illinois | United States
Garden Origami SCHEDULE AND LOCATION: Daily, May 19 through October 22, 2017 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Children’s Garden Practice folding paper into your favorite garden shapes.  Will you make a flower, a fox or perhaps a fancy fan to keep you … Continue Reading »
Afternoons with Mother Nature 12:30 pm
Afternoons with Mother Nature @ Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center
May 31 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Afternoons with Mother Nature @ Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center | Willow Springs | Illinois | United States
WED, APR 12 • 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM Afternoons with Mother Nature LITTLE RED SCHOOLHOUSE NATURE CENTER, WILLOW SPRINGS Children 3–4 years old and their favorite adult are invited to spend their Wednesday afternoons exploring and learning through play. Registration required. … Continue Reading »
Wild Wednesdays 4:00 pm
Wild Wednesdays @ Garfield Park Conservatory
May 31 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Wild Wednesdays @ Garfield Park Conservatory | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Wild Wednesdays 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Event Navigation Join us Wednesday evenings and let your kids get a little wild! Whether we’re inside or out, we will be exploring nature, getting our hands dirty and discovering new things about plants, animals … Continue Reading »


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