Free with admission Saturdays and Sundays; 1:30 p.m. except where noted
July Public Programs

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

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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. No advance reservations are needed.

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

Essential Oils | Deb Bosco
Sat., July 6 | 1 – 3 p.m.

Hummingbirds in the Garden | Cyndi Fink
Sun., July 7

Meet a Scientist | Science Communication Fellows 
Sat., July 13 | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

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

Essential Oils | Deb Bosco
Sat., July 20 | 1 – 3 p.m.

Essential Oils | Deb Bosco
Sun., July 21 | 1 – 3 p.m.

Orchid Reporting 101 | Tim Choltco
Sat., July 27

Vermicomposting | Beth Spellman
Sun., July 28

Photos © Paul g. Wiegman

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    Fri., Sept. 20; 7 – 9 p.m.; Botany Hall Auditorium

    This exciting monthly event invites community members to come together to view environmental films and documentaries. The series aims to use film as a platform for conversation, education and positive change.
  • September Public Programs

    Free with admission Saturdays and Sundays; 1:30 p.m. except where noted

    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! No advance reservations are needed.
  • Science Engagement Week

    Sept. 14 – 21; See full schedule for details

    Join us for special activities throughout Science Engagement week highlighting the world of science both broadly and here at Phipps!