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Family Programs

Family Fun Night: Stories and S'mores

Say goodbye to spring and celebrate the start of summer! Make s’mores, play games and explore Mordecai Children’s Garden as a family. Special guest storyteller Cliff Davidson will join us and share family friendly stories.

 

Family Fun Nights are a unique opportunity to explore the Children's Garden after-hours. Families are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner to enjoy in the Children's Garden.

 

Price: $9 nonmember child, $7 member child; $9 nonmember adult, $7 member adult. Children 2 and under are free. Preregistration is required.

 

Special Instructions: Entrance to Family Fun Night is through the Morrison Gate located at 11th Ave. and York St. Gate will open at 5:30 p.m.

Family Workshop: Leprechaun Gardens

Discover the legend of the leprechaun as you design and create a miniature garden to attract these  mischievous garden friends. Each child will create a container garden to take home.

Family Workshops at Denver Botanic Gardens are a great way for families to spend time together while discovering the beauty, diversity and importance of plants. Workshops offer families a hands-on opportunity to learn about the science and enchantment behind the plants in our everyday lives, create tasty treats from scratch and explore the natural world.

Classes are designed for families with children ages 5-10. Preregistration is required and class size is limited.

All adults attending the workshop must register for the program. Non-participating siblings do not participate in the activities.

Price: $12 non-member adult, $10 member adult; $17 non-member child, $15 member child

Family Workshop: Plants in Your Pizza

You can put almost anything on a pizza! Discover this favorite Italian dish and the plants that make it possible. Make a mini pizza to taste in class and plant a pizza herb garden to take home.

Family Workshops at Denver Botanic Gardens are a great way for families to spend time together while discovering the diversity and importance of plants. Workshops offer families a hands-on opportunity to learn about the science and enchantment behind the plants in our everyday lives, create tasty treats from scratch and explore the natural world.

Classes are designed for families with children ages 5-10. Preregistration is required and class size is limited.

All adults attending the workshop must register for the program. Non-participating siblings do not participate in the activities.

Price: $12 non-member adult, $10 member adult; $17 non-member child, $15 member child

Family Workshop: Weaving Works of Wonder

Gather the family and discover the wonders of weaving as you explore Chatfield Farms' feature art installation by Patrick Dougherty. Take a guided walk in and around Dougherty's larger-than-life site-specific installation. Complete your experience by weaving natural materials to create small-scale outdoor ornaments for your family. Preregistration is required and class size is limited.

 

Workshops offer families a hands-on opportunity to learn about the science and enchantment behind the plants in our everyday lives, create tasty treats from scratch and explore the natural world. Classes are designed for families with children ages 5-10.

 

Special Instructions: This program takes place at Denver Botanic Gardens' Chatfield Farms loacted at 8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton, CO 80128.

 

Price: $12 non-member adult, $10 member adult; $17 non-member child, $15 member child

All adults attending the workshop must register for the program. Non-participating siblings do not participate in the activities.

 

Photo Credit: Ready or Not (2013) North Carolina Zoo, Asheboro, NC. Photo: Juan Villa

How the West was Sung: A Musical History Program for Families

Hang onto your hats and round 'em up for a fast and funny adventure through history! Central City Opera presents How the West was Sung, a family friendly performance that makes frontier history come alive. This fast-paced and funny musical history program for families tells the stories of Colorado historical figures Molly Brown, Horace and Baby Doe Tabor and Clara Brown. After the performance, explore the grounds of Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms. Discover the diverse ecology along Deer Creek and explore the History of Hildebrand Ranch. Recommended for families with children ages 8 and up.

 

The performance begins at 1:30pm and is approximately 45 minutes. The Historical Hildebrand Ranch will be  open for families to explore. Each family will receive a Chatfield Farms Ecological Scavenger Hunt to guide their  exploration of the grounds.

 

Special Instructions: This program takes place at Denver Botanic Gardens' Chatfield Farms loacted at 8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton, CO 80128.

 

Price: $20 non-member adult, $15 member adult; $20 non-member child, $15 member child

 

Play On! Performing Arts at Denver Botanic Gardens

Gardening and performing arts come together to spark creativity and imagination in this new program series. Children will engage in acting, music and movement activities throughout this five-week series as they are guided by a Play On! teaching artist to create, rehearse and perform a play based on the story of the “Runaway Garden” by Jeffery L. Schatzer. This program series is designed for children ages 5-10.

 

Play On! is a locally owned and operated small business that encourages Denver-area school age children to explore their passion of the arts. Play On! offers highly collaborative performing arts programs using a hands-on creative approach that allows for a student to find their voice on the stage and beyond.

 

Session Dates:

- Tuesday March 12, 2019

- Tuesday March 19, 2019

- Tuesday March 26, 2019

- Tuesday April 2, 2019

- Tuesday April 9, 2019

 

Price: $100 per child for 5-week series. One adult per child is free of charge. Adults are required to stay onsite during the program.

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