February Vacation Events 2018-02-06T15:29:05+00:00

FEBRUARY VACATION WEEK ACTIVITIES

Join us for a vacation week filled with crafts, games, and activities that celebrate outdoor fun in the winter!

Daily Drop-in Crafts
Daily, Monday–Friday, February 19–23, 10am–4pm
Free with admission
Have fun creating a winter-themed craft.

Free Family Walks
Daily, Monday–Saturday, February 19–24, 1–2pm
Free with admission. Ages 4+; adults welcome with child. Pre-registration recommended, availability based on a first-come, first-served basis; max. 15 people.
Enjoy guided walks through the changing landscape at Tower Hill.

Storytime in the Conservatories
Daily, Monday–Friday, February 19–23, 11:30am–12noon
Free with admission
Join us to hear stories about plants, the seasons and the natural world around us.

Pen & Ink Botanicals: Herbs & Flowers Class
Monday, February 19, 1–2:30pm
Member $10 per child, Non-member $15 per child, includes admission and all materials. Grades 3–6. Pre-registration required; max. 10.
Learn pen and ink techniques including cross-hatching, stippling, and ink wash to create a beautiful still life drawing!

Painting with Herbs Class
Monday, February 19, 10–11:30am
Member $10 per adult/child pair, Non-member $20 per adult/child pair; includes admission and all materials. Ages PreK–1st grade. Pre-registration required; max. 6 pairs.
Use paintbrushes made of fresh herbs to paint free-form landscape paintings.

Watercolor the Easy Way
Tuesday, February 20, 10:30am–12noon
Member $14 per child, Non-member $20 per child, includes admission and all materials. Ages 10+. Pre-registration required; max. 12.
Inspired by the lush conservatories and winter light, kids will create a painting of their own design.

Fairy Houses Workshop
Wednesday, February 21, 11am–12:30pm
Member $20 per child, Non-member $28 per child, includes admission and all materials. Ages 4+, adults welcome with child. Pre-registration required; max. 25.
Kids build their own fairy house to take home.

Kids Natural Dye Class
Thursday, February 22, 12:30–2:30pm
Member $30 per child, Non-member $40 per child, includes admission and all materials. Ages 10+. Pre-registration required; max. 10.
Children design and dye their own t-shirt using Shibori techniques and natural dyes.

Botanical Diaries Class
Friday, February 23, 10:30am–12noon
Member $10 per child, Non-member $15 per child, includes admission and all materials. Grades 3–6. Pre-registration required; max. 10.
Students will create hand-printed papers using leaves, texture boards, and paint, then bind them into books or diaries.