Family & Children Programs

Tots in the Gardens

1st & 3rd Tuesdays at 2pm-3pm
2nd & 4th Tuesdays at 10am -11am 

Members: $2 per person

Non Members: $4 per person 

Cash only. 

(fee for children only, accompanying adults are free)

Every other week is a new nature-themed topic to explore. Learn about plants, birds, bugs, and the tools you can use to explore nature with your 3-5 year old. Every session includes an activity or craft, snack, and story. Themes change every two weeks (weeks 1 and 2 are the same program, weeks 3 and 4 are the same program).  

We will meet at the Kitchen Potager.   We'll be there rain or shine so be sure to dress for the weather and playing outside. 

Read our Tots in the Gardens review from Wausau Mama Here


 

Tots Play Hour - NEW!
10-11am

Is there a 5th Tuesday in a month? Join us for a simplified Tots in the Gardens with games, crafts and fun. 

$2 per tot, cash only. 

 

Weekend Wonders Family Program

On the second Sunday of every month until December 2019, 2:00 - 3:30 PM

Members: FREE 

Non Members: $2 per person 

Cash only.

(fee for children only, accompanying adults are free) 

Play, learn, and explore as a family in the Gardens. Each month we will explore a new topic including gardening, wildlife, bugs, birds, native plants, and more. 

We will meet at the Kitchen Potager within the Gardens. 
We'll be there rain or shine so be sure to dress for the weather and playing outside. 


 

Winter Family Play Day

January 4th, 9:00am-12pm

$3 members, $5 non members

Get bundled up and arrive at the Gardens at 9am to test your frosty weather skills as a family. Try out snowshoeing, complete a tracking challenge while learning about animal winter adaptations, and we'll work together to build a warm shelter.

RSVP required. Follow the link below to RSVP form.
https://forms.gle/hhtPdN114tbpYe3d9

Ages: Families
Fee: $3 per member, $5 per non-member (cash only, paid at the event)

Event is weather dependent, please check your email the night before in case of a cancellation.

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