Saturdays and Sundays; 1:30 p.m. except where noted
April Public Programs

Grow your garden know-how by attending a free-with-admission program.

Join us each Saturday and Sunday in the Tropical Forest Conservatory for interactive demonstrations, activities and speakers that will deepen your connections to the beauty and wonders of nature, all free with admission! Make an origami creation, learn about orchids, meet a scientist, sample delicious healthy foods and more with Phipps’ team of experts and partners. See the full schedule below to explore all Phipps has to offer and make plans to visit. Public programs are held at 1:30 p.m. except where noted.

Healthy Eating for Kids | Let’s Move Pittsburgh
Sat., April 6 | 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Vermicomposting | Beth Spellman
Sat., April 6

Essential Oils | Deb Bosco
Sun., April 7

Houseplants 101: Growing, Repotting, Fertilizing | Lori Easudes
Sat., April 13

Origami | Origami Club of Pittsburgh
Sun., April 14 | 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Meet a Scientist | Science Communication Fellows
Sat., April 20 | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Spring Floral Arrangements | Chris Holt
Sun., April 21

Native Spring Perennials | Tim Choltco
Sat., April 27

Essential Oils | Deb Bosco
Sun., April 28 | 1 – 3 p.m.

Photos © Paul g. Wiegman

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  • Nature Lab and Observational Beehive Open Hours

    Saturdays; 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Except as Noted

    The revolutionary Nature Lab at Phipps and Observational Beehive are now open for you to discover. Drop in during our Saturday open hours and a graduate of our Learning for a Greener Future high school internship will show you around. No advance reservation is required.