Saturdays and Sundays; 1:30 p.m.
July 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. 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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