- FREE ADMISSION / Suggested donation $3
- Foundation Membership
|IN OUR WORDS MOBILE LIBRARY|
|IN OUR WORDS MOBILE LIBRARY
• October 21; 10:30 am-12 pm
• October 31; 4:30-6 pm
Clara Cheeves stops by the Conservatory with her mobile pop up library that reflects the diverse and complex world we live in. She will be reading stories by authors and illustrators of color to instill self-love and understanding in children. Telling stories and preserving culture in our words.
|SECOND SUNDAY MUSIC 2016
1-2:30 pm: Local musicians add harmonious ambiance to the Conservatory during this concert series. The soaring glass architecture provides resonant acoustics for instruments and vocals of all kinds. Musical performances range from classical to folk.
• Nov. 13 - The Winterlings - Wolff and Amanda - Folk
• Dec. 11 - Eugennie Jones and accompanist - Jazz Vocalist
(Contact email@example.com if you are interested in performing on a future date.)
|CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR 2016
11 am-noon: Join Bonnie Beaudoin among the beautiful flowers for monthly storytelling along with a short hands-on science and art project..
• Oct. 12 - Art in the Garden: Eating the Alphabet by Lois Ehlert / Science: From Seed to Plant / Art: Plate Collage
• Nov. 9 - Patterns in Nature: Corn is Maize by Aliki /Science: Corn Facts / Art: Paper Mosaic
• Dec. 14 - Patterns in Nature: Some Snow Said Hello by Russell and Lilian Hoban / Science: Weather / Art: Pattern Picture
• Feb. 8 - Textures in Nature: Stranger in the Woods by Carl R. Sams / Science: Animal Adaptations / Art: Animal Footprint Design
• Mar. 8 - Native Art: Frog Girl by Paul Owen / Science: Food Chains / Art: Frog Print Design
• Apr. 12 - Garden Inspired Art: The Girl with the Watering Can / Science: Food Chains / Art: Frog Print Design
• May 10 - Nature's Colors: The Butterfly Book by Gail gibbons / Science: Life Cycle of the Butterfly / Art: Flower Petal Butterflies
RELAX & RENEW
|UPCOMING SEASONAL EVENTS|
Oct. 18-Nov. 1
THIS VICTORIAN LIFE
1-2 pm: In honor of our Victorian-styled Seymour Conservatory, we welcome Sarah and Gabriel Chrisman from This Victorian Life. Sarah and Gabriel will lead us into the world of 19th century living and gardening. $3 suggested donation.
SANTA VISITS THE CONSERVATORY
10 am-3 pm: Memorialize the holidays in the beauty of the Conservatory with a professional photograph with Santa $15. Refreshments, crafts and fun provided.
VICTORIAN HOLIDAY FESTIVAL
10 am-3 pm: Take part in some Victorian Holiday cheer at the Conservatory. Listen to children's stories and create a holiday themed craft. Staff and volunteers will be dressed in beautiful Victorian costumes to answer your questions and serve refreshments. $3 suggested donation. The Pacific Northwest Chamber Ensemble will be performing from 11 am-1 pm.
COCOA & CAROLING
6-8 pm: Bring the family and enjoy a hot cocoa bar and caroling. Classical singer, Teresa Lin, will lead a holiday sing along in the magic of the Conservatory. $3 suggested donation.
|MASTER GARDENER CLINICS|
|Saturdays through May 28, 2016
Stop by to ask a Master Gardener about your perplexing plant problems.
Washington State University Extension
GARDEN SALES DISCONTINUED IN 2014
Conservatory and greenhouse staff and resources will be focusing on Metro Parks' core mission, enhanced interpretive programs and botanical displays at the Conservatory and floral displays in Point Defiance, Wapato and Titlow Parks. Specialty plants will continue to be available in the Conservatory gift shop, where members enjoy a 10% discount on every purchase.
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