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UPCOMING CLOSURES

Friday April 18
Sunday April 20
Tuesday May 6
Monday May 26

Conservatory: 327-7184 Pool/Gym: 327-7327
Arts Center : 327-7066
Indy Parks Main: 327-7275


CONSERVATORY HOURS:
Mon - Sat 10am - 5pm       Sun 1pm - 5pm
GARDEN CLOSURE TIME:
April 15 - May 15 9:00pm
May 16 - Sept.15 10:00pm
Sept.16 - Oct.15 9:00pm
Oct.16 - April 2015 5:00pm

DAILY ADMISSION: $1/person      SPECIAL EVENT ADMISSION: $3/person

GARFIELD PARK CONSERVATORY is located within the 136 acre Garfield Park, on Indianapolis' near south side. The facility is open to the public and offers workshops, gardening demonstrations, youth education and guest lecturers on horticulture and landscaping. The conservatory features special exhibits throughout the year, including holiday poinsettias, orchids and the spring bulb show!

UPCOMING PROGRAMS AND EVENTS

Call 327-PARK or click here to register online.


Family Garden Stories & Outdoor Scavenger Hunts
Dates: Thursdays, July 10, 17, 24     Story time 2:30 p.m. followed by Scavenger Hunts from 3-4:30pm       Free      All ages
Bring the family and a blanket or some chairs to the Garden to enjoy a story show-and-tell at 2:30. Then Stop by the Conservatory and pick up a copy of this yearís hunt that will send you around the Gardens and surrounding areas with your eyes peeled. Bring your finished hunt back and receive a prize

Intro to Bonsai Workshop
Ages: 16+      Date: Sunday, July 13     Time: 1-4 p.m.     Fee: $35
Learn all about the basics of Bonsai from Scott Yelich of Eagle Creek Bonsai. Each participant will get their own tree to work on during the workshop as they learn how to care for it. Registration required (218838)- payment of $35 will be collected by instructor on day of program.

Rainforest Appreciation Day
Date:Sunday, July 20     Time: 1-5 p.m.     Free     All ages
From chocolate to chewing gum to beautiful flowers, itís time to celebrate everything we get from the rainforest. Stop by the Conservatory for a fun and educational tour through the rainforest.

Backyard Nature: Butterflies
Ages: 2-8      Date:Monday, July 28     Time: 10-11 a.m.     Fee: $4 per child
Letís learn all about these fluttering beauties. Weíll make a craft and search the garden for butterflies and caterpillars. Registration required (218819).

70s DISCO PARTY - Friday August 1st

Conservatory Guided Tours
Join Master Gardeners on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month (and every Saturday June - August) as they conduct tours highlighting information about the interesting and unusual plants in the Conservatory. Tours are free with paid admission.



Site last updated April 24, 2014

 

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