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June 2019

Container Gardening

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lurie Garden, 280 E. Monroe
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

You don't have to have a large yard to have a garden. You can even have a garden if don't have a yard at all. Horticulturist Mary Jaminski will give you tips on the type of container, plant materials and placement for a variety of container gardens. Part of our class will focus on perennials that do well in containers. After class, head to our Annual Plant Sale to buy plants for your creations! The class will be held outside near…

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Raptors!

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park, Chicago, IL United States

Observe majestic birds of prey up close and learn about their habitat, adaptations and the challenges that they face in an urban environment. Experts from Wings and Talons will be on hand to answer questions. This is an all-ages program. Drop in or register to get a reminder. Check out our other dates for more animal encounters on our program page! Register>> Your support is meaningful to the Lurie Garden’s continued efforts in providing free nature programs to the public.…

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Family Workshop: Backyard Adventures: How do we play outdoors?

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park, Chicago, IL United States

Amanda Thomsen, author of Backyard Adventure, will be teaching at Lurie Garden! In this fun class, kids and their parents will learn how dirt is actually good for everybody, how to get ready to play, get ideas for new activities and ways that parents can help to foster a love of the outdoors. Part presentation and part hands-on, parents and kids can build structures together out of loose parts at the end of class. Register>> Your support is meaningful to…

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Animal Ambassadors

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park, Chicago, IL United States

Experts from the The Grove in Glenview will be here to show us some wildlife from the Chicago area and beyond! Live animals will be on hand and their expert handlers will answer questions.  This is an all-ages program. Drop in or register to get a reminder. Check out our other dates for more animal encounters on our program page! Register>> Your support is meaningful to the Lurie Garden’s continued efforts in providing free nature programs to the public. With…

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Gardener’s Plant Walk

June 28 @ 8:00 am - 8:45 am
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park, Chicago, IL United States

These morning walks are for the gardener that would like focused information about Lurie Garden plants and their place in our garden landscape. These walks are meant to expand your understanding of plant varieties, their habits and environmental requirements. Each walk will last approximately 45 minutes. Register>> Your support is meaningful to the Lurie Garden’s continued efforts in providing free nature programs to the public. With your contribution, you help us to continue these free programs. Click here to Support…

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Sunday Science: Inside a Flower

June 30 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park, Chicago, IL United States

Explore the science behind the beauty of Lurie Garden as we learn about what's blooming and get a close-up look at the inner parts of flowers.  This is a an all-ages program . Meet at the south end of the boardwalk in the garden. Drop in or register to get a reminder. Register>> Your support is meaningful to the Lurie Garden’s continued efforts in providing free nature programs to the public. With your contribution, you help us to continue these…

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July 2019

Raptors!

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park, Chicago, IL United States

Observe majestic birds of prey up close and learn about their habitat, adaptations and the challenges that they face in an urban environment. Experts from Wings and Talons will be on hand to answer questions. This is an all-ages program. Drop in or register to get a reminder. Register>> Your support is meaningful to the Lurie Garden’s continued efforts in providing free nature programs to the public. With your contribution, you help us to continue these free programs. Click here to…

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Animal Ambassadors

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park, Chicago, IL United States

Experts from the The Grove in Glenview will be here to show us some wildlife from the Chicago area and beyond! Live animals will be on hand and their expert handlers will answer questions.  Come join us for this drop-in program held right in Lurie Garden.  This is an all-ages program. Drop in or register to get a reminder. Register>> Your support is meaningful to the Lurie Garden’s continued efforts in providing free nature programs to the public. With your…

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Sunday Science: Insects

July 28 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park, Chicago, IL United States

Explore the science behind the beauty of Lurie Garden as we learn about what's blooming and get a close-up look at the inner parts of flowers. This month's Sunday Science features Bike A Bee, here to teach us all about native bees as well as honeybees! This is an all-ages program. Meet at the south end of the boardwalk in the garden. Drop in or register to get a reminder. Register>> Your support is meaningful to the Lurie Garden’s continued…

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August 2019

Raptors!

August 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park, Chicago, IL United States

Observe majestic birds of prey up close and learn about their habitat, adaptations and the challenges that they face in an urban environment. Experts from Wings and Talons will be on hand to answer questions. This is an all-ages program. Drop in or register to get a reminder. Register>> Your support is meaningful to the Lurie Garden’s continued efforts in providing free nature programs to the public. With your contribution, you help us to continue these free programs. Click here…

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