Visitors of all ages are welcome to join in the nature-inspired festivities of April school vacation at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in Boylston.
From Saturday, April 15, to Sunday, April 23, all who are young at heart will enjoy activities designed to elicit a love and appreciation of plants and our natural world. Included in the price of admission are opportunities to explore the large outdoor Stickwork sculpture, participate in a spring scavenger hunt, peruse the large subtropical conservatories, and much more.
Other special activities included with admission include: Family Drop-In Crafts from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday, Family Story Time each weekday at 11:30 a.m., Family Drop-In Gardening on April 21 or April 22 at 1 p.m., and a Garden Tour at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 23.
Also on Saturday, April 22, Tower Hill is partnering with the Cambridge Science Festival to host a day full of workshops, demonstrations and booths for the whole family that focus on “Bringing Horticulture into Your Home.”
Special school vacation programs that require registration include: Fairy Houses for Families on April 17 or April 21, Signs of Spring Nature Walk on April 18, In Monet’s Garden on April 19, as well as Tree ID for Kids and a Kids Cocoa Class on April 22.
Tower Hill offers something for every age to enjoy, including art exhibits, views of Mt. Wachusett, a boutique-style shop, a cafe for lunch, easy hikes, a botanic library, a film showing Tower Hill through the seasons, and spring blooms in the gardens.
Tower Hill Botanic Garden, a nonprofit dedicated to connecting people and plants, is home of the 175-year-old Worcester County Horticultural Society. It is located at 11 French Drive in Boylston, Mass. For more information, including admission and directions click here.