Saturdays and Sundays; 1:30 p.m. except where noted
January 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., Jan. 5 | 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Essential Oils | Deb Bosco
Sat., Jan. 5 | 1 – 3 p.m.

Flower Arrangements with a Winter Flair | Chris Holt
Sun., Jan. 6 | 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Wonderful World of Orchids | Demetria Marsh
Sat., Jan. 12

Vanilla Orchids | Cyndi Fink
Sun., Jan. 13

Meet a Scientist | Science Communication Fellows
Sat., Jan. 19 | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Wonderful World of Bonsai | Dave Metzgar
Sun., Jan. 20

What Is an Orchid? | Tim Choltco
Sat., Jan. 26

Origami | Origami Club of Pittsburgh
Sun., Jan. 27 | 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Photos © Paul g. Wiegman, Phil Johnson II

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