CHILDREN, YOUTH AND FAMILY PROGRAMS

Visit our Events Calendar for more information on the events listed below. Please click here to view our Class Policies.

Saturday, January 20, 2018, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Member: Free, Nonmember: Free with admission
Learn about trees in winter. Free, hour-long walks through the changing landscape at Tower Hill. Learn about the seasons as you observe the plants and signs of animals. Appropriate for children 4 +

Pre-registration recommended, availability based on a first come first serve basis, max 15 people. Accompanying adults are welcome with child participants.

Saturday, January 27, 2018, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Member: $10 per session, Nonmember: $20 per session per parent/child pair, includes cost of admission per child
Instructor: Suzanne Hauerstein

Bring the whole family to try this fun, no-fail printmaking technique. Using a tabletop printing press, fresh herbs, inks and aluminum foil you will create multiple prints to use as artwork or handmade gifts.

Max 6 parent/child pairs; Fee includes all materials.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Member: Free, Nonmember: Free with admission
Explore seasonal themes through crafts, storytelling and a short walk. Designed for children ages 3-5 and their parent, grandparent or caregiver.

Pre-registration recommended.

Saturday, February 10, 2018 – Sunday, February 11, 2018, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Member: Free, Nonmember: Free with admission
Join us for a winter-themed craft!
Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Member: Free, Nonmember: Free with admission
Explore seasonal themes through crafts, storytelling and a short walk. Designed for children ages 3-5 and their parent, grandparent or caregiver.

Pre-registration recommended.

Saturday, February 17, 2018 – Sunday, February 18, 2018, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Member: Free, Nonmember: Free with admission
Join us for a winter themed craft!
Monday, February 19, 2018, 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Member: $10, Nonmember: $20 per parent / child pair; includes cost of admission for child
Instructor: Suzanne Hauerstein

Bring your little ones to this fun, scent-filled class where you will use paintbrushes made of fresh herbs to paint free-form landscape paintings.

Designed for ages Pre-K – 6 years old; Max 6 parent/child pairs
Fee includes all materials

Monday, February 19, 2018, 1:00 PM-2:30 PM
Member: $10, Nonmember: $15 includes cost of admission for child
Instructor: Suzanne Hauerstein

Use India ink and nib pens to learn pen and ink techniques including cross hatching, stippling & ink wash. You will create a beautiful still life drawing to be proud of!

Ages 3rd-6th grade; Max 10 children

Fee includes all materials and is per child

Monday, February 19, 2018 – Friday, February 23, 2018, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Member: Free, Nonmember: Free with admission
Join us each day of school vacation for a winter themed craft!
Monday, February 19, 2018 – Friday, February 23, 2018, 11:30 AM-12:00 PM
Member: Free, Nonmember: Free with admission
Join us each morning during vacation week in the conservatories to hear stories about plants, the seasons and the natural world around us.
Monday, February 19, 2018 – Friday, February 23, 2018, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Member: Free, Nonmember: Free with admission
Join us each morning during school vacation week to enjoy a free, hour-long walk through the changing landscape at Tower Hill. Learn about the seasons as you observe the plants and signs of animals.

Appropriate for children 4+

Pre-registration recommended, availability based on a first come first serve basis, max 15 people. Accompanying adults are welcome with child participants.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Member $14 per child, Non-member $20 per child, including materials and admission
Instructor: Margaret McCandless

Pre-registration required. Max 12 children. Ages 10+

Get inspiration from the lush conservatories and winter light to create a painting of your own design.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Member: $20, Nonmember: $28 includes cost of admission for child
Create your own fairy house to take home!

Ages 4+; Fee includes all materials and is per child

Thursday, February 22, 2018, 12:30 PM-2:30 PM
Member: $30, Non-member: $40, includes cost of admission for child
Instructor: Laura Hacker

Sample a variety of Shibori tie dye techniques using natural indigo and cochineal as the dyes.
The design and dye your own custom t-shirt choosing from the methods youve learned.

Ages 10+
Fee includes all materials and is per child

Friday, February 23, 2018, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Member: $10, Nonmember: $15 includes cost of admission for child
Instructor: Suzanne Hauerstein

Students will make hand bound books or diaries and create hand-printed papers using leaves, texture boards, pastels and watercolor paints.

Ages 8-12; Max 10 children
Fee includes all materials and is per child

Saturday, February 24, 2018, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Member: Free, Nonmember: Free with admission
Enjoy the snowy landscape at Tower Hill Botanic Garden! Free, hour-long walks where you learn about the seasons as you observe the plants and signs of animals. Appropriate for children 4 +

Pre-registration recommended, availability based on a first come first serve basis, max 15 people. Accompanying adults are welcome with child participants.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Member: Free, Nonmember: Free with admission
Explore seasonal themes through crafts, storytelling and a short walk. Designed for children ages 3-5 and their parent, grandparent or caregiver.

Pre-registration recommended.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Member: Free, Nonmember: Free with admission
Explore seasonal themes through crafts, storytelling and a short walk. Designed for children ages 3-5 and their parent, grandparent or caregiver.

Pre-registration recommended.

Saturday, March 17, 2018, 11:30 AM-12:00 PM
Member: Free, Nonmember: Free with admission
Families are invited to join us for a group book reading to celebrate all things GREEN! Enjoy books about St. Patrick’s Day and plants that bring us luck.
Saturday, March 24, 2018, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Member: Free, Nonmember: Free with admission
Watch for animals as winter thaws! Free, hour-long walks through the changing landscape at Tower Hill. Learn about the seasons as you observe the plants and signs of animals. Appropriate for children 4 +

Pre-registration recommended, availability based on a first come first serve basis, max 15 people. Accompanying adults are welcome with child participants.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Member: Free, Nonmember: Free with admission
Explore seasonal themes through crafts, storytelling and a short walk. Designed for children ages 3-5 and their parent, grandparent or caregiver.

Pre-registration recommended.

Saturday, March 31, 2018, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Member: $20 per adult/child pair, Nonmember: $35 per adult/child pair
Learn the art of oil pastel painting with your young one! You will learn different oil pastel techniques to create a beautiful landscape painting.

Max 12 people

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