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Youth & Family Events

EVENTS & PROGRAMS FOR FAMILIES AND CHILDREN 

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GARDEN MICE ADVENTURES: SPECIAL PLACES & MAGICAL SPACES

$5 for children’s group tours ~ Meet at the Garden entrance on Military Trail

Children love discovering enchanted spaces and places to call their own! Call to arrange a special Garden tour and tailored field experience for your group with our Program Coordinator and docents/master gardeners. Interactive tours will focus on using the power of looking, investigating plants and flowers up close, observing creatures they’ll find in the great outdoors, or creating art with nature. Pre-registration is required at least three weeks prior to the tour date. Please call the Mounts office for details.

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STORIES IN THE GARDEN

Second Friday of the Month (October – April) ~ 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at The Pavilion

Stacey Burford, Youth Services Librarian

Celebrate the eleventh year of Stories in the Garden by bringing your young ones (ages 2-6) to these FREE nature-themed programs co-sponsored by the Palm Beach Library System. They’ll love the interactive stories, songs and learning activities in the Garden.

Scheduled learning activities:

  • Discover the Gardens (October 10)
  • Spectacular Spiders & Wonderful Webs (November 14)
  • Fruit and Vegetable Harvest (December 12)

Programs are held rain or shine in our sheltered Pavilion. No reservations required, except for parties of six or more.  A craft activity to culminate each day will be reserved for the first 30 registrants.

 

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FALL FAMILY FESTIVAL

Co-sponsored by the Junior League of the Palm Beaches

Sunday, October 18, 2015 ? 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Admission: $5 per adult; Members and children ten years and under are free

Mounts Botanical Garden and The Junior League of the Palm Beaches join forces once again and present this annual event. Bring the family and celebrate with us through a variety of fun-filled activities. Our festival features games, hands-on educational displays, music and refreshments. In addition, 4-H will hold an Open House in the Exhibit Halls. Favorite activities include pony rides, face painting, the kiddie train, and many more! Some activities are free; others have a nominal charge.