Play On! Performing Arts

Play On! Performing Arts at the Gardens

February 28, 2019 | Featured Instructor
Calling all young aspiring actors! Gardening and performing arts come together to spark creativity and imagination in this new five week program series designed for children ages 5-10. Participants use Jeffery L. Schatzer’s book “The Runaway Garden” as creative inspiration to create an ensemble-...Learn more
Global Gardens - Family Fun Night

Global Gardens - Family Fun Night

April 27, 2012 | Melissa Gula
Families are invited to join us on Saturday, May 5 to explore Japanese, Native American and Mexican cultures in Mordecai Children’s Garden from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. Families will have the opportunity to plant a garden to take home with them, discover the Japanese art of Gyotaku, and enjoy a snack from...Learn more
From a Dream to a Legacy

From a Dream to a Legacy

November 8, 2011 | Doris Boardman
Colorado has always been a great source of pride for me. I am a native of this beautiful state and find its natural environment therapeutic. Despite moving out of state for school or work, I often found myself returning to my home state. I knew I would eventually settle here as I envisioned my...Learn more
Celestial Celebrations Family Fun Night with NASA

Celestial Celebrations Family Fun Night with NASA

September 16, 2011 | Melissa Gula
Families are invited to join us on Friday, September 23 to explore space and discover what it is like to be an astronaut. Our special guest, NASA, will be featuring special space-related activities. From 5:30-8:30 p.m. in Mordecai Children’s Garden, there will be many ways for families to explore,...Learn more
Camp Out in the Mordecai Children's Garden this Fourth of July

Camp Out in the Mordecai Children's Garden this Fourth of July

June 21, 2011 | Lisa Davis
Cottonwood Campouts take all the stress and worry out of camping. You supply the tent, sleeping bags and kids, we supply the fun! We’ll help you get your tent set-up next to Springmelt Stream and then fill the evening with fun activities such as Orienteering and Pond Exploration. We’ll even make...Learn more
Celebrating the Earth Family Fun Night

Celebrating the Earth Family Fun Night

April 18, 2011 | Lisa Davis
Families are invited to join us on Earth Day, Friday April 22, to celebrate the many miracles of Mother Earth. From 5:30-8:30 p.m. in the Mordecai Children’s Garden, we’ll have many ways for you to explore, discover and celebrate nature. You’ll learn how to make a difference with special activities...Learn more
Full Moon Family Night

Full Moon Family Night

October 18, 2010 | Lisa Davis
Families are invited to join us this Friday, Oct. 22 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. for Full Moon Family Night, a special evening of starlight and story time in the Mordecai Children’s Garden. This is a unique opportunity to climb Marmot Mountain by moonlight and to gaze out upon Denver’s nighttime skyline...Learn more
The Plant Connection

The Plant Connection

September 9, 2009 | Gardens Ambassador Volunteer
Ambassador Jan here! Without question, one of the greatest gifts that I receive as an Ambassador at Denver Botanic Gardens is the gift of meeting new people and making connections. We, all of us, like this thing whether we know it or not. We like making connections. Plants are the tao , the way,...Learn more