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.

Saturdays, June 01, 2019 – August 31, 2019, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Free for members and with admission
Drop in to the Youth Garden for this immersive garden experience. Explore what’s growing and lend a helping hand by weeding, watering, planting, and harvesting.
Thursdays, June 06, 2019 – August 29, 2019, 3:30 PM-4:00 PM
Free
Join us for a story, craft and short guided walk in the gardens and along the trails. Each week we will explore a different seasonally appropriate theme.

In June, July and August Storytime is held every Thursday from 3:30-4:00pm and every other Monday from 10:30-11:00am.

Wednesdays, July 03, 2019 – August 28, 2019, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Included with Admission
Join us for a story, craft and short guided walk in the gardens and along the trails. Each week we will explore a different seasonally appropriate theme.
Monday, July 22, 2019, 10:30 AM-11:00 AM
Included with Admission
Join us for a half hour of stories about plants, animals, the seasons, and more!

In June, July and August Storytime is held every Thursday from 3:30-4:00pm and every other Monday from 10:30-11:00am.

Thursday, July 25, 2019, 8:00 PM-9:00 PM
Member: $3 CHILD, $5 ADULT; Non-Member: $5 CHILD, $8 ADULT
Join us as we explore the gardens and trails by moonlight to search for and learn about fireflies.
Saturday, July 27, 2019, 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Member: $8 CHILD, $0 ADULT; Non-Member: $13 CHILD, $15 ADULT
Join us as we explore the colors of summer by making our own nature kaleidoscopes!
Thursday, August 01, 2019, 9:00 PM-10:00 PM
Member: $5 CHILD, $8 ADULT; Non-Member: $8 CHILD, $10 ADULT
Help us use simple tools to attract moths to the gardens and learn how to identify these nighttime pollinators.
Saturday, August 03, 2019 – Sunday, August 04, 2019, 10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Included with Admission
Get up close with the caterpillars as see them like you’ve never seen them before. Incredible caterpillars will be from familiar woolly bears to bizarre horned devils.
Monday, August 05, 2019, 10:30 AM-11:00 AM
Included with Admission
Join us for a half hour of stories about plants, animals, the seasons, and more!

In June, July and August Storytime is held every Thursday from 3:30-4:00pm and every other Monday from 10:30-11:00am.

Tuesday, August 06, 2019, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Included with Admission
We will explore the garden using our senses during this program designed for the youngest aspiring gardeners.
Saturday, August 10, 2019, 1:00 PM-3:30 PM
Included with Admission
A spectacular racing spectacle! Build your own sculpture to race or come to watch the competition.
Saturday, August 17, 2019, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Member: $20 CHILD, $0 ADULT; Non-Member: $25 CHILD, $15 ADULT
Create your own handmade jewelry pieces using natural materials.
Monday, August 19, 2019, 10:30 AM-11:00 AM
Included with Admission
Join us for a half hour of stories about plants, animals, the seasons, and more!

In June, July and August Storytime is held every Thursday from 3:30-4:00pm and every other Monday from 10:30-11:00am.

Saturday, August 31, 2019, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Member: $12 CHILD, $0 ADULT; Non-Member: $17 CHILD, $15 ADULT
Mix up your own slime recipe and learn how some plants use sticky and slimy techniques to survive.
Monday, September 02, 2019, 10:30 AM-11:00 AM
Included with Admission
Join us for a half hour of stories about plants, animals, the seasons, and more!
Tuesday, September 03, 2019, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Included with Admission
In this program designed for the youngest gardeners, we will explore the wonderful world of plants using our senses.
Saturdays, September 07, 2019 – September 28, 2019, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM
Included with Admission
Drop in to the Youth Garden to explore what’s growing and lend a hand weeding, watering, and harvesting.
Monday, September 16, 2019, 10:30 AM-11:00 AM
Included with Admission
Join us for a half hour of stories about plants, animals, the seasons, and more!
Sunday, September 22, 2019, 2:00 PM-3:00 PM
Member: $10 Child, $0 Adult; Non-Member: $15 Child, $15 Adult
Instructor: Betsy Syzmak & Phyllis Savage

Create your own miniature dish garden for your favorite magical friend.

Monday, September 30, 2019, 10:30 AM-11:00 AM
Included with Admission
Join us for a half hour of stories about plants, animals, the seasons, and more!
Tuesday, October 01, 2019, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Included with Admission
In this program designed for the youngest gardeners, we will explore the wonderful world of plants using our senses.
Saturday, October 05, 2019, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Member: $3 Child, $4 Adult; Non-Member: $8 Child, $19 Adult
Join us as we explore the colors of autumn and collect some of your favorite fallen leaves to create a simple craft.
Saturday, October 05, 2019, 1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Member: $0 Child, $0 Adult; Non-Member: $5 Child, $15 Adult
Come learn the basics of this ancient tradition and create a unique arrangement to take home.
Saturday, October 12, 2019, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Member: $23 Child, $0 Adult; Non-Member: $28 Child, $15 Adult
Come create your own magical fairy house or gnome home using all natural materials.
Saturday, October 12, 2019 – Monday, October 14, 2019, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM
Included with Admission
Mystical creatures from fairies to elves will help Tower Hill celebrate the magic of Autumn in the Garden. Enjoy the fall foliage, beer garden with local fare, fairyland market, face painting by Faerie Tribe, activities and workshops for kids and adults, and much more during this fairytale weekend.

Monday, October 14, 2019, 10:30 AM-11:00 AM
Included with Admission
Join us for a half hour of stories about plants, animals, the seasons, and more!
Saturday, October 26, 2019, 10:00 AM-3:00 PM
Included with Admission
Join us for Tower Hill’s haunted Halloween spectacular. Kick the day off with a children’s costume parade full of tricks and treats. Stay for Pumpkin Painting and our haunted hounds doggy parade in the afternoon. Children’s Parade at 11am and Dog Parade at 1pm.

Saturday, October 26, 2019, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Member: $20 Child, $0 Adult; Non-Member: $25 Child, $15 Adult
Put your maker skills to the test and create your very own scribble bot.
Monday, October 28, 2019, 10:30 AM-11:00 AM
Included with Admission
Join us for a half hour of stories about plants, animals, the seasons, and more!
Tuesday, November 05, 2019, 10:30 AM-11:30 AM
Included with Admission
In this program designed for the youngest gardeners, we will explore the wonderful world of plants using our senses.
Monday, November 11, 2019, 10:30 AM-11:00 AM
Included with Admission
Join us for a half hour of stories about plants, animals, the seasons, and more!
Saturday, November 16, 2019, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Member: $10 Child, $0 Adult; Non-Member: $15 Child, $15 Adult
Come create your own magical gnome or fairy wand and cast a spell on the gardens.
Saturday, November 23, 2019, 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Member: $15 Child, $0 Adult; Non-Member: $20 Child, $15 Adult
Create a colorful pinecone wreath or centerpiece to decorate your home.
Monday, November 25, 2019, 10:30 AM-11:00 AM
Included with Admission
Join us for a half hour of stories about plants, animals, the seasons, and more!

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