Saturdays and Sundays; 1:30 p.m.
June 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., June 1 | 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 

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

"Picnic" of Flower Arrangements Sure to Delight a Picnic Table | Chris Holt
Sun., June 2

Plant Diversity | Tim Choltco
Sat., June 8

Succulents and Cactus Indoors and Out | Lorrie Easudes
Sun., June 9

Tropical Forest Cuba Festival 
Sat., June 15 | 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Orchid Diversity | Tim Choltco
Sun., June 16

Meet a Scientist | Science Communication Fellows
Sat., June 22 | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Origami | Origami Club of Pittsburgh
Sun., June 23 | 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Butteflies in the Garden | Cyndi Fink
Sat., June 29 

Botanical Embroidery | Embroiderer's Guild
Sun., June 30 | noon – 2 p.m.

Photos © Paul g. Wiegman

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