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Upcoming W. W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory Events

Tuesday, April 2

Let's Grow!

11:00 am

Bring your little sprouts to the Conservatory for some fun and educational activities around plants and gardens. Drop in anytime between 11 am-1 pm to take part in fun activities. Topics April 2 Sprouts: Learn how some plants grow from... More

Wednesday, April 3

Let's Grow!

11:00 am

Bring your little sprouts to the Conservatory for some fun and educational activities around plants and gardens. Drop in anytime between 11 am-1 pm to take part in fun activities. Topics April 2 Sprouts: Learn how some plants grow from... More

Thursday, April 4

Let's Grow!

11:00 am

Bring your little sprouts to the Conservatory for some fun and educational activities around plants and gardens. Drop in anytime between 11 am-1 pm to take part in fun activities. Topics April 2 Sprouts: Learn how some plants grow from... More

Friday, April 5

Let's Grow!

11:00 am

Bring your little sprouts to the Conservatory for some fun and educational activities around plants and gardens. Drop in anytime between 11 am-1 pm to take part in fun activities. Topics April 2 Sprouts: Learn how some plants grow from... More

Saturday, April 6

Springtime Tea Party

4:00 pm

Celebrate spring with a tea party! Enjoy sweet and savory morsels and a variety of botanical inspired teas while surrounded by the Conservatory's sweet smelling and colorful spring flower exhibit. • Admit One $20; Tea for Two $30 &... More

Friday, April 12

Lusio Lights (21+)

7:00 pm

Curated by Lusio, local light artists use the plants as canvases and transform the Conservatory into a whole new world. Come explore this creative and fun light art as you explore the fragrant dark pathways of this historic location. Drinks wil... More

Saturday, April 13

Lusio Lights - All Ages Family Night

7:30 pm

Bring the whole family for a de"light"ful evening as Lusio brings the gardens alive with light. Explore creative and fun light art in the fragrant dark pathways of the historic Conservatory. See local light artists use the plants as c... More

Sunday, April 14

Second Sunday Music

1:00 pm

Enjoy live acoustic music among lush tropical floral displays on the second Sunday of every month. The performers reflect a wide spectrum of musical tastes and the music is intended to appeal to audiences of all ages and sensibilities. Most ... More

Wednesday, April 17

Story Hour

11:00 am

(rescheduled from April 10) Kids will have fun learning about nature and plants with Bonnie Beaudoin through short stories, craft and science projects. Book: First the Egg by Laura Vaccaro Seeger Science: Chicks and Chickens Art: Crayon... More

Wednesday, May 8

Story Hour

11:00 am

Kids will have fun learning about nature and plants with Bonnie Beaudoin through short stories, craft and science projects. Book: Grandpa Green by Lane Smith Science: Planting Gardens Art: Green Design Suggested donation: $3 W.W. Sey... More

Friday, May 10

Planting Days in May

10:00 am

An assortment of annual plants, houseplants and succulents will be for sale. Bring an empty pot or hanging basket and we'll help you plant them. Treat yourself, your mother or a loved one to the gift of Mother Nature! Suggested donati... More

Saturday, May 11

Planting Days in May

10:00 am

An assortment of annual plants, houseplants and succulents will be for sale. Bring an empty pot or hanging basket and we'll help you plant them. Treat yourself, your mother or a loved one to the gift of Mother Nature! Suggested donati... More

Sunday, May 12

Second Sunday Music

1:00 pm

Enjoy live acoustic music among lush tropical floral displays on the second Sunday of every month. The performers reflect a wide spectrum of musical tastes and the music is intended to appeal to audiences of all ages and sensibilities. This mon... More

Sunday, June 9

Second Sunday Music

1:00 pm

Enjoy live acoustic music among lush tropical floral displays on the second Sunday of every month. The performers reflect a wide spectrum of musical tastes and the music is intended to appeal to audiences of all ages and sensibilities. This mon... More

Wednesday, June 19

Story Hour

11:00 am

Kids will have fun learning about nature and plants with Bonnie Beaudoin through short stories, craft and science projects. Book: Redwoods by Jason Chin Science: Paleobotany Art: Gingko Leaf Design Suggested donation: $3 W.W. Seymour... More

Wednesday, June 26

Story Hour

11:00 am

Kids will have fun learning about nature and plants with Bonnie Beaudoin through short stories, craft and science projects. Book: How the Dinosaur got to the Museum by Jessie Hartland Science: Fossils Art: Fossil Rubbing Suggested donat... More

Wednesday, July 3

Story Hour

11:00 am

Kids will have fun learning about nature and plants with Bonnie Beaudoin through short stories, craft and science projects. Book: The Barenstain Bears and the Missing Dinosaur Bone by Stan & Jan Barenstain Science: Dinosaur Bones Art: ... More

Wednesday, July 10

Story Hour

11:00 am

Kids will have fun learning about nature and plants with Bonnie Beaudoin through short stories, craft and science projects. Book: Danny and the Dinosaur Mind Their Manners by Syd Hoff Social Theme: Manners and Etiquette Art: Dinosaur Thank... More

Sunday, July 14

Second Sunday Music

1:00 pm

This month's concert features Kareem Kandi. Kareem is a versatile saxophonist and composer with strong roots in the traditions of Jazz, Blues, Classical and Funk. While staying true to musical styles of the past, he also keeps an eye toward... More

Wednesday, July 17

Story Hour

11:00 am

Kids will have fun learning about nature and plants with Bonnie Beaudoin through short stories, craft and science projects. Book: Dining with Dinosaurs: A Tasty Guide to Mesozoic Munching by Hannah Bonner Science: Prehistoric Plants Art: S... More

Saturday, July 20

Dig It: Visit with the Burke Museum

10:00 am

Get up close and personal with specimens, objects and artifacts that represent different areas of the Burke Museum's collections. Interpreted by Burke educators, these interactive exhibits encourage object-based, hands-on learning. This ... More

Wednesday, July 24

Story Hour

11:00 am

Kids will have fun learning about nature and plants with Bonnie Beaudoin through short stories, craft and science projects. Book: How to Grow A Dinosaur by Jill Esbaum Science: Natural History Museums Art: Handosaurus Suggested donation... More

Sunday, August 11

Second Sunday Music

1:00 pm

Enjoy live acoustic music among lush tropical floral displays on the second Sunday of every month. The performers reflect a wide spectrum of musical tastes and the music is intended to appeal to audiences of all ages and sensibilities. This mon... More

Sunday, September 8

Second Sunday Music

1:00 pm

Enjoy live acoustic music among lush tropical floral displays on the second Sunday of every month. The performers reflect a wide spectrum of musical tastes and the music is intended to appeal to audiences of all ages and sensibilities. This mon... More

Wednesday, October 9

Story Hour

11:00 am

Kids will have fun learning about nature and plants with Bonnie Beaudoin through short stories, craft and science projects. Book: Too Many Pumpkins by Linda White Science: The Pumpkin Book by Gail Gibbons Art: Pumpkin Bookmark Suggested... More

Sunday, October 13

Second Sunday Music

1:00 pm

Enjoy live acoustic music among lush tropical floral displays on the second Sunday of every month. The performers reflect a wide spectrum of musical tastes and the music is intended to appeal to audiences of all ages and sensibilities. Mos... More

Sunday, November 10

Second Sunday Music

1:00 pm

Enjoy live acoustic music among lush tropical floral displays on the second Sunday of every month. The performers reflect a wide spectrum of musical tastes and the music is intended to appeal to audiences of all ages and sensibilities. This mon... More

Wednesday, November 13

Story Hour

11:00 am

Kids will have fun learning about nature and plants with Bonnie Beaudoin through short stories, craft and science projects. Book: Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert Science: Corn is Maize by Aliki Art: Paper Mosaic Suggested donation: $3... More

Sunday, December 8

Second Sunday Music

1:00 pm

Enjoy live acoustic music among lush tropical floral displays on the second Sunday of every month. The performers reflect a wide spectrum of musical tastes and the music is intended to appeal to audiences of all ages and sensibilities. Mos... More

Wednesday, December 11

Story Hour

11:00 am

Kids will have fun learning about nature and plants with Bonnie Beaudoin through short stories, craft and science projects. Book: The Little Fir Trees by Margaret Wise Brown Science: Evergreens Art: Evergreen Bouquet Suggested donation:... More

Wednesday, February 12

Story Hour

11:00 am

Kids will have fun learning about nature and plants with Bonnie Beaudoin through short stories, craft and science projects. Book: Bears and Blossoms byShirley Parenteau Science: The Reason for a Flower Art: Cherry Blossom Picture Sugges... More

Wednesday, March 11

Story Hour

11:00 am

Kids will have fun learning about nature and plants with Bonnie Beaudoin through short stories, craft and science projects. Book: Flora's Very Windy Day by Jeanne Birdsall Science: Clouds Art: Cloud Pictures Suggested donation: $3 ... More

Wednesday, May 13

Story Hour

11:00 am

Kids will have fun learning about nature and plants with Bonnie Beaudoin through short stories, craft and science projects. Book: Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney Science: Wildflowers Art: Sponge Painted With Lupine Pictures Suggested do... More