this 12-acre, indoor/outdoor interactive museum where kids can
have hands-on fun and learn about plants, science, and the natural
World of Chocolate—Going on now until Sunday, March 10, 2002.
Tuesday – Friday: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Weekends and Monday
holidays: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Do you know where chocolate comes from? Visit the Everett Children’s
Adventure Garden to make hot chocolate like the ancient Maya did.
Families discover the history and learn about the chocolate–making
Visit the Bendheim Global Greenhouse and explore other tropical
treats like ginger, avocados, and pineapples. Grind cacao seeds
and add different spices and flavorings to make their very own
recipes for ancient hot chocolate. Compare and contrast a warm
cup of modern day hot chocolate to the ancient Mayas’ recipe
Green at the Garden! — Saturday and Sunday, March 16 & 17,
2002 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Celebrate spring’s bursting greenery with games and green activities
at the Everett
Children’s Adventure Garden. Family fun includes:
Dissecting buds to discover what they contain.
Planting a green tray garden to take home.
Playing potato bingo.
Participating in a scavenger hunt.
Budding Botanist Early Learner Activities.
Tuesday- Friday: 1:30 p.m.-3 p.m.. Weekends and Monday holidays:
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Bring children, ages 2-5, for nature discovery, crafts, mini nature
walks, storytime, and music making. In celebration of Chocolate
Month children, ages 2 – 5 engage in activities like:
Grinding chocolate beans to make cocoa.
Creating rainforest murals and collages.
Making jumping jungle pop-up cards.
more information please call (718) 817-8700 or visit www.nybg.org
The Everett Children’s Adventure Garden has been made possible
by the leadership and generosity of Edith and Henry Everett. #
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