Saturdays and Sundays; 1:30 p.m. except where noted
October Public Programs

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

Join us every Saturday and Sunday at 1:30 p.m. in the Tropical Forest Conservatory (except as noted below) for demonstrations on a wide variety of topics, free with admission! From origami to orchids and medicinal plants to monarchs, local experts bring it all to you surrounded by the beauty of our gardens.

Healthy Eating for Kids | Let's Move Pittsburgh
Sat., Oct. 6 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

East African Palm Weaving | United Somali Bantu of Greater Pittsburgh 
Sat., Oct. 6

Fall Swag Created from Dried Grasses, Pods and Flowers | Lorrie Easudes
Sun., Oct. 7

Essential Oils | Deb Bosco
Sat., Oct. 13

Botanical Embroidery | Embroiderer's Guild
Sun., Oct. 14 | Noon – 2 p.m.

Meet a Scientist | Science Communication Fellows
Sat., Oct. 20 | 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Origami | Origami Club of Pittsburgh
Sun., Oct. 21 | 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.

Planning Your Spring Garden | Tim Choltco
Sat., Oct. 27

Floral Arrangements to Die For | Chris Holt
Sun., Oct. 28
 

Photos © Paul g. Wiegman

More Events You’ll Enjoy

  • Party in the Tropics

    Friday, Nov 2; 7 – 11 p.m. (Ages 21+)

    Make our paradise your own as you indulge in sweet and savory morsels, taste unique cocktails, and dance to the beats of a live DJ in our Tropical Forest Conservatory. Entry is free with Conservatory admission.
  • December Public Programs

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

    Grow your garden know-how by attending a free-with-admission class. From origami to African cuisine, local experts bring it all to you surrounded by the beauty of our gardens.
  • Garden Railroad: Memories in Motion

    Open Now

    All aboard! Join us on a treasured locomotive journey through the years at Phipps, with fun, interactive features at every stop.