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Read and Grow at the Garden: Insects Everywhere- September 14 Read and Grow at the Garden: Insects Everywhere- September 14

Friday, September 14, 2018 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
In order for curious minds to bloom, it is essential to plant a love of reading at a young age. Join the Omaha Public Library in the garden each month for stories that celebrate gardens, plants, insects and more, and discover the joys of nature, movement, music, and literature. Programs are presented one Friday per month from June through December 2018, and are geared towards preschool aged children, but all ages are welcome. This is a free program, but pre-registration is requested. Programs will be held outdoors and will be moved indoors if necessary.

Read and Grow at the Garden: Autumn Leaves- October 19 Read and Grow at the Garden: Autumn Leaves- October 19

Friday, October 19, 2018 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
In order for curious minds to bloom, it is essential to plant a love of reading at a young age. Join the Omaha Public Library in the garden each month for stories that celebrate gardens, plants, insects and more, and discover the joys of nature, movement, music, and literature. Programs are presented one Friday per month from June through December 2018, and are geared towards preschool aged children, but all ages are welcome. This is a free program, but pre-registration is requested. Programs will be held outdoors and will be moved indoors if necessary.

Read and Grow at the Garden: Tree-Rific- November 16 Read and Grow at the Garden: Tree-Rific- November 16

Friday, November 16, 2018 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
In order for curious minds to bloom, it is essential to plant a love of reading at a young age. Join the Omaha Public Library in the garden each month for stories that celebrate gardens, plants, insects and more, and discover the joys of nature, movement, music, and literature. Programs are presented one Friday per month from June through December 2018, and are geared towards preschool aged children, but all ages are welcome. This is a free program, but pre-registration is requested. Programs will be held outdoors and will be moved indoors if necessary.

Read and Grow at the Garden: Hibernation Celebration- December 21 Read and Grow at the Garden: Hibernation Celebration- December 21

Friday, December 21, 2018 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
In order for curious minds to bloom, it is essential to plant a love of reading at a young age. Join the Omaha Public Library in the garden each month for stories that celebrate gardens, plants, insects and more, and discover the joys of nature, movement, music, and literature. Programs are presented one Friday per month from June through December 2018, and are geared towards preschool aged children, but all ages are welcome. This is a free program, but pre-registration is requested. Programs will be held outdoors and will be moved indoors if necessary.

Family Workshop- Sunflowers- September 8 Family Workshop- Sunflowers- September 8

September 8, 2018 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Spend time as a family at Lauritzen Gardens. Each month families will complete a craft project together and explore a related garden with a guide. One craft will be provided per family (any combination of adults and children, as long as one adult is participating). Includes garden admission. This month, join us as we explore the sunflower forest and create a handmade sunflower craft to take home to your yard. Picture is representative, but not identical to the month's craft.

Our Price: $25.00
Family Workshop- Turkeys- November 17 Family Workshop- Turkeys- November 17

November 17, 2018 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Spend time as a family at Lauritzen Gardens. Each month families will complete a craft project together and explore a related garden with a guide. One craft will be provided per family (any combination of adults and children, as long as one adult is participating). Includes garden admission. Gobble, gobble! This month, learn about turkeys (did you know that they were once considered for our national bird?), make a colorful, edible turkey, and tour the Arboretum and Oberman Bird Sanctuary to look for live turkeys! Picture is representative, but not identical to the month's craft.

Our Price: $25.00
Family Workshop- Fossils- February 9 Family Workshop- Fossils- February 9

February 9, 2019 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Spend time as a family at Lauritzen Gardens. Each month families will complete a craft project together and explore a related garden with a guide. One craft will be provided per family (any combination of adults and children, as long as one adult is participating). Includes garden admission. This month families will take a guided walk through our dinosaur exhibit and make a salt dough fossil creation. Picture is representative, but not identical to the month's craft.

Our Price: $25.00
Family Workshop- Outdoor Ornaments for Birds and Other Wildlife- January 19 Family Workshop- Outdoor Ornaments for Birds and Other Wildlife- January 19

January 19, 2019 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Spend time as a family at Lauritzen Gardens. Each month families will complete a craft project together and explore a related garden with a guide. One craft will be provided per family (any combination of adults and children, as long as one adult is participating). Includes garden admission. This month families will learn about the birds of Nebraska and birds we have identified at Lauritzen Gardens. Bring your binoculars to look for birds in the garden. Families will make a pinecone bird feeder and a popcorn strand feeder to take home to feed wildlife. Picture is representative, but not identical to the month's craft.

Our Price: $25.00
Family Workshop- Dinos- March 9 Family Workshop- Dinos- March 9

March 9, 2019 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Spend time as a family at Lauritzen Gardens. Each month families will complete a craft project together and explore a related garden with a guide. One craft will be provided per family (any combination of adults and children, as long as one adult is participating). Includes garden admission. This month families will take a guided walk through our dinosaur exhibit and plant a dino-riffic succulent. Picture is representative, but not identical to the month's craft.

Our Price: $30.00
Family Workshop- Pumpkins- October 20 Family Workshop- Pumpkins- October 20

October 20, 2018 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Spend time as a family at Lauritzen Gardens. Each month families will complete a craft project together and explore a related garden with a guide. One craft will be provided per family (any combination of adults and children, as long as one adult is participating). Includes garden admission. This month, as the leaves begin to change and the air feels crisp, join us for gourd-eous time making pumpkin crafts and touring the children's garden. Picture is representative, but not identical to the month's craft.

Our Price: $35.00
Family Workshop- Container Pizza Garden- April 13 Family Workshop- Container Pizza Garden- April 13

April 13, 2019 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Spend time as a family at Lauritzen Gardens. Each month families will complete a craft project together and explore a related garden with a guide. One craft will be provided per family (any combination of adults and children, as long as one adult is participating). Includes garden admission. This month families will take a guided walk through our herb garden and plant a containerized pizza herb garden to take home. Picture is representative, but not identical to the month's craft.

Our Price: $35.00
Family Workshop- Gingerbread House- December 1 Family Workshop- Gingerbread House- December 1

December 1, 2018 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Spend time as a family at Lauritzen Gardens. Each month families will complete a craft project together and explore a related garden with a guide. One gingerbread kit will be provided per family (any combination of adults and children, as long as one adult is participating). Includes garden admission. This month, tour the Marjorie K. Daugherty Conservatory and the visitor and education center to get in the holiday spirit. Families will then build and decorate their own gingerbread house to take home! Picture is representative, but not identical to the month's craft.

Our Price: $40.00
Family Workshop- Gingerbread House- December 8 Family Workshop- Gingerbread House- December 8

December 8, 2018 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Spend time as a family at Lauritzen Gardens. Each month families will complete a craft project together and explore a related garden with a guide. One gingerbread kit will be provided per family (any combination of adults and children, as long as one adult is participating). Includes garden admission. This month, tour the Marjorie K. Daugherty Conservatory and the visitor and education center to get in the holiday spirit. Families will then build and decorate their own gingerbread house to take home! Picture is representative, but not identical to the month's craft.

Our Price: $40.00
Family Workshop- Gingerbread House- December 15 Family Workshop- Gingerbread House- December 15

December 15, 2018 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Spend time as a family at Lauritzen Gardens. Each month families will complete a craft project together and explore a related garden with a guide. One gingerbread kit will be provided per family (any combination of adults and children, as long as one adult is participating). Includes garden admission. This month, tour the Marjorie K. Daugherty Conservatory and the visitor and education center to get in the holiday spirit. Families will then build and decorate their own gingerbread house to take home! Picture is representative, but not identical to the month's craft.

Our Price: $40.00
Family Workshop- Gingerbread House- December 22 Family Workshop- Gingerbread House- December 22

December 22, 2018 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Spend time as a family at Lauritzen Gardens. Each month families will complete a craft project together and explore a related garden with a guide. One gingerbread kit will be provided per family (any combination of adults and children, as long as one adult is participating). Includes garden admission. This month, tour the Marjorie K. Daugherty Conservatory and the visitor and education center to get in the holiday spirit. Families will then build and decorate their own gingerbread house to take home! Picture is representative, but not identical to the month's craft.

Our Price: $40.00
Family Workshop- Succulent Fairy Gardens- May 11 Family Workshop- Succulent Fairy Gardens- May 11

May 11, 2019 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Spend time as a family at Lauritzen Gardens. Each month families will complete a craft project together and explore a related garden with a guide. One craft will be provided per family (any combination of adults and children, as long as one adult is participating). Includes garden admission. This month families will tour the Lithuanian Sculpture Garden, talk about myths and legends, and plant and decorate their own fairy garden to take home. Picture is representative, but not identical to the month's craft.

Our Price: $40.00