This Week at Phipps: Oct. 11 – 17
There's always something new to see and do at Phipps! This weekly blog post provides a run-down of the latest happenings so you can plan your visit. Events listed below require no advance registration unless noted otherwise.
- Fall Flower Show: Happy Troll-O-Ween!
Spooky season has arrived at Phipps and the trolls are taking their final encore with an October celebration of all things creepy and crawly as The Hidden Life of Trolls presents Fall Flower Show: Happy Troll-O-Ween!
- Ikebana International Exhibit
In this new exhibit in our Welcome Center Gallery, view displays from all five schools of Ikebana International.
- Tropical Forest Cuba
Experience the natural beauty and culture of Cuba, one of the most biodiverse Caribbean island nations on Earth, in our immersive Tropical Forest exhibit.
- Planets Earth Virtual Exhibit
A dynamic exhibit at the Center for Sustainable Landscapes (and now online) addresses the pressing environmental issues of our time and proposes a new way of thinking about how to solve them.
Tues., Oct. 12:
- Healthy Soil for Vegetable Garden | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Come learn effective organic fertility management techniques, as well as how to read soil tests and translate them for the home garden.
Wed., Oct. 13:
- Virtual Story Time | 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Join us for stories, sing-alongs and fun activities you can do from home each Wednesday!
- Virtual Explorers Academy: Habitat Explorers Series: Desert Excursion | 5 – 5:45 p.m.
Virtually join Sarah Cullo, Let's Move Pittsburgh program coordinator, for an exciting new way to incorporate multisensory play and learning into your daily activity.
Thurs., Oct. 14:
- The Plant Forward Kitchen: Benefits of a Plant Forward Kitchen | 6 – 8 p.m.
Each week Chef Emily Larsen will introduce you to a star ingredient of a plant forward kitchen and show you how to incorporate it into each meal with techniques and flavors that keep culinary boredom at bay.
Select Photos © Phil Johnson ll, Paul Vladuchick