Fun in the Everett Children's Adventure Garden
summer visit the Everett Children's Adventure Garden and discover
why plants love summer almost as much as we do! The Everett Children's
Adventure Garden is a 12-acre indoor/outdoor interactive museum
where kids can have hands-on fun and learn about plants, science,
and the natural world.
conjunction with our on-going programs we offer at the Garden,
we also have special weekends for families including:
Saturday and Sunday, June 8 and 9
The New York Botanical Garden is bursting with color and fragrance
as the days stay brighter longer. This weekend get to know the
trees at the Everett Children's Adventure Garden; create
a tree art gift for dad for his special day using leaves, twigs,
bark and tree cookies. Family activities include discovering what
trees need to stay green and make their own food, creating collages
and pendants using tree parts, making tree impressions in clay,
potting up a plant to take home, and participating in a tree scavenger
Afternoon Storytelling Series█June 15 - August 31
the Everett Children's Adventure Garden, master storytellers
weave amazing tales about plants and wildlife, insects and animals,
to keep kids spellbound. Famed performers are listed on the weekly
schedule below. Performances take place at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. The
following storytellers will be performing at the Everett Children's
June 15: Brothers Grimm; June 22: Story Laurie; June 29: Jerry
Joy Music-Luis Miranda; July 6: Regina Ress; July 13: Brothers
Grimm; July 20: Jerry Joy Music-Luis Miranda; July 27: Jonathan
Kruk; August 3: Brothers Grimm; August 10: Story Laurie; August
17: Jerry Joy Music-Luis Miranda; August 24: Jonathan Kruk ; August
31: Brothers Grimm
Activities This Summer at the Everett Children's Adventure Garden:
Children of all ages
— Sunday: 10:00 a.m. — 6:00 p.m
throughout the season, children dissect plant parts like seeds
and flowers, experiment to find out if plants make sugar, investigate
bugs that help plants grow, use microscopes to see plants up close,
press flowers and plants to take home, and much more. Children
also discover what's in a flower by taking apart and putting together
a giant flower █ and children have an opportunity to look at things
through a bee's eye view!
2 — 5
Friday: 1:30 p.m.-3 p.m.
Botanist Early Learner Activities include nature discovery,
crafts, mini nature walks, storytime, and music making. Pasting,
painting, potting, and playing engage the senses
in indoor and outdoor galleries. Find a baby plant in a seed and
take away your Garden memento to share with the folks at home.
Exhibits in the Everett Children's Adventure Garden at The New
York Botanical Garden
Travels of a Plant Scientist - Going on now through August
what life is like for a traveling plant scientist. Sit in a botanist's
tent, use scientific tools, read jungle field journals, and contribute
your own field drawing to the Garden's wall journal, in the Everett
Children's Adventure Garden.
Tory Peterson Institute Photography Exhibit — June 4 through
the beauty of plant and animal interactions through this series
of striking nature photographs on loan from the Roger Tory Peterson
Institute. Taking inspiration from the photographs, children investigate
plants and animals and record their observations in field notebooks
in the Everett Children's Adventure Garden.
Your Camp or Summer School Class To the Garden
advantage of over 250 acres of gardens and children's facilities.
Explore the one-of-a-kind Everett Children's Adventure Garden,
a 12-acre, hands-on, indoor-outdoor museum with interactive exhibits.
Giant topiaries and mazes capture children's imaginations at every
turn. Visit the Ruth Rea Howell Family Garden where ponds teeming
with life, a flourishing meadow, open-air pavilions, and Global
Gardens beckon. To register, call (718) 817-8181.
more information please call (718) 817-8700 or visit us on the
web at www.nybg.org
The Everett Children's Adventure Garden has been made possible
by the leadership generosity of Edith and Henry Everett.
Update, Inc., P.O. Box 20005, New York, NY 10001.
Tel: (212) 481-5519. Fax: (212) 481-3919.Email: email@example.com.
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