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., Feb. 2 | 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Advanced Orchid Growing | Demetria Marsh
Sat., Feb. 2
Bonsai | Kevin Haughey
Sun., Feb. 3
Tropical Forest Cuba Festival
Sat., Feb. 9 | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Orchid Repotting | Tim Choltco
Sun., Feb. 10
Meet a Scientist | Science Communication Fellows
Sat., Feb. 16 | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Bonsai | Bob Dietz
Sun., Feb. 17
Sneaky Seductive Orchids | Demetria Marsh
Sat., Feb. 23
Origami | Origami Club of Pittsburgh
Sun., Feb. 24
Photos © Paul g. Wiegman, Phil Johnson II
More Events You’ll Enjoy
Saturdays; 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Except as NotedThe 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.