This Week at Phipps: Sept. 27 - Oct. 3
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.
- 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., Sept. 28:
- Shinrin Yoku: Guided Forest Therapy Walks | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Come join Forest Awakenings for a relaxing nature retreat shaped by the Japanese practice of Shinrin Yoku.
- Let's Move Pittsburgh Book Club: Week Four: Bring Me Some Apples and I'll Make You Pie: A Story about Edna Lewis by Robin Gourley | 4 - 4:30 p.m.
This week's book is Bring Me Some Apples and I'll Make You a Pie: A Story about Edna Lewis by Robbin Gourley.
- Roots 3 Ways | 4 – 4:30 p.m.
Practice how to prep and dress up your local root veggies using three different culinary techniques.
- Beneficial Insects in the Garden | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
In this course we will explore who these helpful insects are, how they help, and how you can support them.
Wed., Sept. 29:
- 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!
Thurs., Sept. 30:
- Client Communication: Talk to Prospective Clients about Transitioning to New, Organic and Sustainable Gardening Practices | 7 – 8 p.m.
This event is intended for Sustainable Landcare Accredited professionals and aspiring small landscape business owners, those who want to build up their customer base.
Photos © Paul g. Wiegman