- FREE ADMISSION / Suggested donation $3
- Foundation Membership
|Feb. 10, 2017
WINE & CHOCOLATE
5:30-7 pm / Tickets $40 (members $30)
Stroll through a romantically lit Conservatory with your valentine. Enjoy wine, champagne, savory treats, and decadent truffles. This is the Conservatory Foundation's annual fundraiser.
|SECOND SUNDAY MUSIC 2017
1-2:30 pm / $3 suggested donation
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. $3 suggested donation.
• Feb. 12 - Cara Francis - Romantic Ballads
• Mar. 12 - Kristi & Steve Nebel
• Apr. 9 - Mary Farr - Folk
• May 14 - Pacific Northwest Chamber Ensemble
(Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in performing on a future date.)
|CHILDREN'S STORY HOUR 2017
11 am-noon / $3 suggested donation
Join Bonnie Beaudoin among the beautiful flowers for monthly storytelling along with a short hands-on science and art project.
• Feb. 8 - Theme: Textures in Nature / Book: Stranger in the Woods by Carl R. Sams / Science: Animal Adaptations / Art: Animal Footprint Design
• Mar. 8 - Theme: Native Art / Book: Frog Girl by Paul Owen / Science: Food Chains / Art: Frog Print Design
• Apr. 12 - Theme: Garden Inspired Art / Book: The Girl with the Watering Can by Ewa Zadrzynska / Science: What Plants Need to Grow / Art: Watering Can Design
• May 10 - Theme: Nature's Colors / Book: Monarch Butterfly by Gail Gibbons / Science: Life Cycle of the Butterfly / Art: Flower Petal Butterflies
• Jun. 28 - Theme: Public Parks and Gardens / Book: The Man Who Made Parks: The Story of Parkbuilder Frederick Law Olmsted by Frieda Wishinsky / Art: Cardboard Tube "Binoculars"
• Jul. 5 - Theme: Vegetable Gardens / Book: Garbage Helps Our Garden Grow: A Compost Story by Linda Glaser / Art: Garden Markers
• Jul. 12 - Theme: Country Gardens / Book: The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter / Art: Bunny Puppets
• Jul. 19 - Theme: City Gardens and Farmer's Markets / Book: To Market, To Market by Anne Miranda / Art: Market List
• Jul. 26 - Theme: School Gardens / Book: It's Our Garden: From Seeds to Harvest in a School Garden by George Ancona / Art: Garden Tools Design
• Aug. 2 - Theme: Farms and Gardens / Book: The Little Red Hen by Diane Muldrow / Art: Rainbow Rice Design
• Oct. 11 - Theme: Tree Gardens, Forests and Orchards / Book: The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever by Joseph Hopkins / Art: Abstract Art Tree Picture
• Nov. 8 - Theme: Secret Gardens - Special Gardens in Stories, Art, and Your Nieghborhood / Book: The Curious Garden by Peter Brown / Art: Garden Design
• Dec. 13 - Theme: Winter Gardens / Book: Fox's Garden by Princesse Camcam / Art: Sowflake Design
• Feb. 14 - Theme: Herb Gardens / Book: First Garden: The White House Garden and How It Grew by Robbin Gourley / Art: Herb Bouquet
• Mar. 14 - Theme: Monet's Garden / Book: Katie and the Impressionists by James Mayhew / Art: Paper Plate Pond
• Apr. 11 - Theme: Flower Gardens / Book: Miss Lady Bird's Wildflowers: How a First Lady Changed America by Kathi Appelt / Art: Flower Bookmark
• May 9 - Theme: Tiny Gardens / Book: Flower Garden by Eve Bunting / Art: Egg Carton Plant Starter
RELAX & RENEW 2017
RELAXING INTO WHOLENESS SERIES 2017
|Apr. 22, 2017
EARTH DAY CELEBRATION
11 am-3 pm / $3 suggested donation
We'll spend the day communing with nature by planting veggie and flower seeds to take home, presentations by guest speakers, family yoga and much more!
|Oct. 18-Nov. 1, 2016
HALLOWEEN PUMPKIN PATCH
10 am-4:30 pm / $3 suggested donation
Use our fun props and snap your own photos.
Oct. 31, 2016
|MASTER GARDENER CLINICS|
|Saturdays Feb. 4 through May 27, 2017
Stop by to ask a Master Gardener about your perplexing plant problems. We can assist with plant identification and also diagnoses of pests and common diseases. Please bring very detailed photos of your plant concerns.
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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