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Upcoming W. W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory Events

Wednesday, June 27

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: Have You Seen My Duckling? by Nancy Tafuri Science: Life in a Pond Art: Ducks in a Pond Suggested donation: ... More

Wednesday, July 4

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: Me . . . Jane by Patrick McDonnell Science: "Roots and Shoots" youth projects of the Jane Goodall Fo... More

Sunday, July 8

Second Sunday Music

1:00 pm

This month's concert features Kareem Kandi Trio - Jazz. 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... More

Tuesday, July 10

Lavender Wand Making Workshop

1:00 pm

Join Conservatory Foundation board member Priscilla Taylor and learn how to make an aromatic lavender wand. Suggested Donation $3 W.W. Seymour Conservatory 316 South G St. In Wright Park More

Wednesday, July 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: One Fine Day by Nonny Hogrogian Science: Foxes Art: Hidden Fox Picture Suggested donation: $3 W.W. Seym... More

Saturday, July 14

Orchid Talk

1:00 pm

Orchids are fascinating and addictive . . . just ask a member of the Tacoma Orchid Society! Bring your orchid related questions and walk away with some great tips and tricks. $3 suggested donation W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory 3... More

Wednesday, July 18

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: Frog Went a Courtin' by John Langstaff Science: Life in a Pond Art: Frog Puppet Suggested donation: $3 ... More

Tuesday, July 24

Tussie Mussie Workshop

5:30 pm

Attend our Tussie-Mussie workshop and embark on a fascinating journey into the Victorian/Edwardian age and the mysterious language of flowers. Compose your own secret message comprised of a small flower and herb bouquet. Space is limited. $1... More

Wednesday, July 25

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: Zen Shorts by Jon J. Muth Science: Giant Pandas Art: Bamboo Forest Picture Suggested donation: $3 W.W. ... More

Wednesday, August 1

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: This is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen Science: Underwater Plants Art: Collage Suggested donation: $3 W.W. S... More

Friday, August 10

Shakespeare in the Park

7:00 pm

Pack your snacks, blankets and lawn chairs and head to Wright Park for a free outdoor production of Shakespeare's “The Merry Wives of Windsor.” The show starts at 7 p.m. and arrives in Tacoma courtesy of Seattle Shakespeare C... More

Sunday, August 12

Second Sunday Music

1:00 pm

This month's concert features the Good Vibes Trio - Jazz. 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 intend... More

Sunday, September 9

Second Sunday Music

1:00 pm

This month's concert features the Clover Creek Ramblers - Blue Grass, Folk. 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 t... More

Wednesday, October 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: Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti by Gerald McDermott Science: Spiders Art: Spider and Web Suggeste... More

Sunday, October 14

Second Sunday Music

1:00 pm

This month's concert features The Happy Sinners - Traditional Jazz & Folksy Blues. Enjoy live acoustic music among lush tropical floral displays on the second Sunday of every month. The performers reflect a wide spectrum of musical t... More

Sunday, November 11

Second Sunday Music

1:00 pm

This month's concert features Sweet Mary - Folk. 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 app... More

Wednesday, November 14

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: Owl Moon by Jane Yolen Science: The Moon Art: Crayon Resist Moon Picture Suggested donation: $3 W.W. Se... More

Sunday, December 9

Second Sunday Music

1:00 pm

This month's concert features The Loving Tunefuls - Folk, Singer/Songwriter. 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 ... More

Wednesday, December 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: Red Sings from Treetops: A Year in Colors by Joyce Sidman Science: The Seasons Art: Sparkly Pine Cones Sugge... More

Wednesday, February 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: The Big Snow by Berta Hader Science: Snowflakes Art: Snowflake and Hearts Collage Suggested donation: $3 ... More

Wednesday, March 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: Song of the Swallows by Leo Politi Science: Birds Art: Bird Design Suggested donation: $3 W.W. Seymour ... More

Wednesday, April 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: First the Egg by Laura Vaccaro Seeger Science: Chicks and Chickens Art: Crayon Resist Pysanky Eggs Suggested... 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