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Family Programs and Workshops

Saturday, September 10 at 10 a.m.
  
Family Workshop: Garden Fairy Pots
THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT. These unique fairy houses will add a whimsical touch to your patio, window sill, or anywhere else you choose to put them! Using terracotta planters of all sizes, your family will create a fairy house out of small plants, moss, and all sorts of other fun items! Participants will receive all of the materials to complete this craft as a family, all we need is you! Pre-registration is required by September 5.

Wednesday, October 5 at 10 a.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Pumpkins
THIS SESSION IS SOLD OUT. In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. In this month’s class focuses on pumpkins! We’ll talk about how they grow and dig into some actual pumpkins! Pre-registration is required.

Thursday, October 6 at 1 p.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Pumpkins
THIS SESSION IS SOLD OUT. In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. In this month’s class focuses on pumpkins! We’ll talk about how they grow and dig into some actual pumpkins! Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, October 15 at 10 a.m.
  
Family Workshop: Mum-my Pots
What’s more fall-like than mums? Ghosts, black cats, and monsters, of course! We will be combining these two things into your very own Mum-my Pot! Participants will receive all of the materials to complete this craft as a family, all we need is you! Photo of project inspiration by HGTV.

Wednesday, November 2 at 10 a.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Frogs and Toads
THIS SESSION IS SOLD OUT. In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. This month’s class focuses on frogs and toads! We’ll learn about what they eat, where they live, and how they use their senses! Each registration is good for one child and one adult. Pre-registration is required.

Thursday, November 3 at 1 p.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Frogs and Toads
THIS SESSION IS SOLD OUT. In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. This month’s class focuses on frogs and toads! We’ll learn about what they eat, where they live, and how they use their senses! Each registration is good for one child and one adult. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, November 12 at 10 a.m.
  
Family Workshop: Fall-themed Pumpkin or Turkey
This family workshop celebrates all things fall! You will be working on creating a fall/nature-themed turkey or pumpkin. The turkey or pumpkin will be created using fall leaves, dried grasses, various seeds, bark, etc. Participants will receive all of the materials to complete this craft as a family, all we need is you! Pre-registration is required by November 7.

Saturday, December 3 at 10 a.m.
  
Family Workshop: Gingerbread Houses
Enjoy an afternoon of classic holiday fun at Lauritzen Gardens! This workshop allows adults and children the opportunity to decorate their own gingerbread house to take home! Pre-registration is required by November 26.

Wednesday, December 7 at 10 a.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Erosion
THIS SESSION IS SOLD OUT. In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. In this month’s class, we will learn about the types of erosion. We will take a look at some examples and explore the good side and bad side of water here at the garden. Each registration is good for one child and one adult. Pre-registration is required.

Thursday, December 8 at 1 p.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Erosion
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. In this month’s class, we will learn about the types of erosion. We will take a look at some examples and explore the good side and bad side of water here at the garden. Each registration is good for one child and one adult. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, December 10 at 10 a.m.
  
Family Workshop: Gingerbread Houses
Enjoy an afternoon of classic holiday fun at Lauritzen Gardens! This workshop allows adults and children the opportunity to decorate their own gingerbread house to take home! Pre-registration is required by December 3.

Saturday, December 17 at 10 a.m.
  
Family Workshop: Gingerbread Houses
Enjoy an afternoon of classic holiday fun at Lauritzen Gardens! This workshop allows adults and children the opportunity to decorate their own gingerbread house to take home! Pre-registration is required by December 10.

Wednesday, January 4 at 10 a.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: What A Hoot! Owls
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. In this month’s class we will learn all about owls and how they are different from other birds. We'll listen to their songs and explore ways to identify different owls. Each registration is good for one child and one adult. Pre-registration is required.

Thursday, January 5 at 1 p.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: What A Hoot! Owls
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. In this month’s class we will learn all about owls and how they are different from other birds. We'll listen to their songs and explore ways to identify different owls. Each registration is good for one child and one adult. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, January 14 at 10 a.m.
  
Family Workshop: Make Your Own Vase from a Glass Bottle
Time to liven up the house with fresh flowers! Create your own unique vase by recycling a glass bottle. Participants will select from a collection of cleaned glass bottles and upcycle them with a variety of paints and materials which will be provided for your family’s vase creation.

Wednesday, February 1 at 10 a.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Rascally Rabbits
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. In this month's class, we will learn about the rascally rabbits that live in the garden! Each registration is good for one child and one adult. Pre-registration is required.

Thursday, February 2 at 1 p.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Rascally Rabbits
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. In this month's class, we will learn about the rascally rabbits that live in the garden! Each registration is good for one child and one adult. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, February 11 at 10 a.m.
  
Family Workshop: Bird Feeder Cans
As we hope for spring, let’s give a little love to our feathered friends. Make a bird feeder to hold seed treats allowing all to watch graceful birds enjoy them. Join in the theme for this year as we create new things from everyday objects. We will be reusing tin cans to create simple feeders with the addition of paint, glass, beads, string or ribbon. Pre-registration is required.

Wednesday, March 1 at 10 a.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: The Marvelous Mantis
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. In this month's class, we will learn about the marvelous mantis while studying their life cycle and the unique way they walk! Each registration is good for one child and one adult. Pre-registration is required.

Thursday, March 2 at 1 p.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: The Marvelous Mantis
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. In this month's class, we will learn about the marvelous mantis while studying their life cycle and the unique way they walk! Each registration is good for one child and one adult. Pre-registration is required.

Wednesday, April 5 at 10 a.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Burrowing Beetles
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. In this month's class, we will learn about helpful and harmful beetles in the garden. If you find insects interesting, this class is for you! Each registration is good for one child and one adult. Pre-registration is required.

Thursday, April 6 at 1 p.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Burrowing Beetles
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. In this month's class, we will learn about helpful and harmful beetles in the garden. If you find insects interesting, this class is for you! Each registration is good for one child and one adult. Pre-registration is required.

Wednesday, May 3 at 10 a.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: What's In The Grass?
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. In this month's class, we will learn about things that live in the grass and why they make their home there. Each registration is good for one child and one adult. Pre-registration is required.

Thursday, May 4 at 1 p.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: What's In The Grass?
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children (pre-K, ages 3-5) work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. In this month's class, we will learn about things that live in the grass and why they make their home there. Each registration is good for one child and one adult. Pre-registration is required.
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