Youth and Family

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Garden Sprouts

Location: Botanical Garden at Museum Hill, 715 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe.

When: Friday mornings, weather permitting. *Check the Events Calendar for start time (changes by season).

Fee: $5 suggested donation

Join us in our outdoor classroom for a hands-on program for 3-5 year olds and their caregiver.  Listen to a book and participate in interactive nature and garden related activities. This program is designed for children aged 3-5, but all ages are welcome with an adult.

Tuesday Family Mornings

Location: Botanical Garden at Museum Hill, 715 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe.

When: Tuesdays in June and July, 10-11:30am, on the Calendar of Events for details.

Our middle school interns are busy putting together fun hands-on activities for families to do on Tuesday mornings.  Come play in the garden, do art, and learn about plants, animals and Northern New Mexico with us!

Arts Alive! Free. No Reservation Required.

Location: 715 Camino Lejo, Santa Fe

When: 10am-2pm

  • Wednesday, June 14, 2017 – Flag Day: Make a flag using natural materials to celebrate nature
  • Thursday, June 29, 2017 – International Mud Day and Botanical Garden Birthday Party: Play in the mud and make seed filled mud cakes to bring home for your garden. Plan on getting muddy and bring a change of clothes.
  • Thursday, July 20, 2017 – Nature Sculpture: Use natural materials to make your own 3-D artwork

Wetland Wanderings

Location: Leonora Curtin Wetland Preserve

Dates and Time: Saturdays, 9:30–11am, June 10–July 29

Explore our wetland preserve with art, science, and more. We will explore all that the Wetland preserve has to offer, from the bottom of the pond to the tops of the trees, from the hawks to the earthworms. All ages are welcome, but activities are designed for 3–12 year old children and their caregivers.