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Friday, June 12 at 10 a.m.
  
Read and Grow at the Garden: Squirrels Just Wanna Have Fun
THIS STORYTIME HAS BEEN CANCELED. In order for curious minds to bloom, it is essential to plant a love of reading at a young age. Join the Omaha Public Library in the garden each month for stories that celebrate gardens, plants, insects and more, and discover the joys of nature, movement, music, and literature. Programs are geared for preschool aged children, but all ages are welcome. This is a free program but pre-registration is requested.

June 20 at 10 a.m.
  
Painting with Pinot's Palette: Fireflies
THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELED. Enjoy customizing your own colorful masterpiece on an 11" x 14" canvas in this session with Pinot's Palette. In this session, visit the garden to look for insects during the day, then paint an evening scene of your insects! Admission to the garden is included and participants may explore the beautiful indoor and outdoor collections while their paint dries. One canvas per person. Pre-registration is required by June 13.

Friday, July 10 at 10 a.m.
  
Read and Grow at the Garden: Engine-eous Trains
THIS STORYTIME HAS BEEN CANCELED. In order for curious minds to bloom, it is essential to plant a love of reading at a young age. Join the Omaha Public Library in the garden each month for stories that celebrate gardens, plants, insects and more, and discover the joys of nature, movement, music, and literature. Programs are geared for preschool aged children, but all ages are welcome. This is a free program but pre-registration is requested.

Friday, August 14 at 10 a.m.
  
Read and Grow at the Garden: Interesting Insects
In order for curious minds to bloom, it is essential to plant a love of reading at a young age. Join the Omaha Public Library in the garden each month for stories that celebrate gardens, plants, insects and more, and discover the joys of nature, movement, music, and literature. Programs are geared for preschool aged children, but all ages are welcome. This is a free program but pre-registration is requested.

Friday, September 11 at 10 a.m.
  
Read and Grow at the Garden: Buggin' Out!
In order for curious minds to bloom, it is essential to plant a love of reading at a young age. Join the Omaha Public Library in the garden each month for stories that celebrate gardens, plants, insects and more, and discover the joys of nature, movement, music, and literature. Programs are geared for preschool aged children, but all ages are welcome. This is a free program but pre-registration is requested.

Friday, October 9 at 10 a.m.
  
Read and Grow at the Garden: Owls are a Hoot!
In order for curious minds to bloom, it is essential to plant a love of reading at a young age. Join the Omaha Public Library in the garden each month for stories that celebrate gardens, plants, insects and more, and discover the joys of nature, movement, music, and literature. Programs are geared for preschool aged children, but all ages are welcome. This is a free program but pre-registration is requested.

Friday, November 13 at 10 a.m.
  
Read and Grow at the Garden: Autumn Leaves in the Breeze
In order for curious minds to bloom, it is essential to plant a love of reading at a young age. Join the Omaha Public Library in the garden each month for stories that celebrate gardens, plants, insects and more, and discover the joys of nature, movement, music, and literature. Programs are geared for preschool aged children, but all ages are welcome. This is a free program but pre-registration is requested.

Friday, December 11 at 10 a.m.
  
Read and Grow at the Garden: Hibernation Station
In order for curious minds to bloom, it is essential to plant a love of reading at a young age. Join the Omaha Public Library in the garden each month for stories that celebrate gardens, plants, insects and more, and discover the joys of nature, movement, music, and literature. Programs are geared for preschool aged children, but all ages are welcome. This is a free program but pre-registration is requested.
For more information or to register
Advance registration is required at least one week in advance of all Lil' Sprouts classes. Register online at www.lauritzengardens.org or call Kate Schwarz at k.schwarz@omahabotanicalgardens.org or (402) 346-4002, ext. 253. Registration is requested, but not required by Read and Grow in the Garden.
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