Calendar of Events

May 28, 2016

Exploration: Go Fly a Kite!

Saturday, May 28, 1:00 p.m. Build it – and fly it in the wind – ‘til it’s gone with the wind. $1 per child.

Start: May 28, 2016 1:00 pm
End: May 28, 2016 2:00 pm

May 26, 2016

Science: Parachutes and Seed Dispersal

Thursday, May 26, 4:00 p.m.  For children of all ages, learn about seed dispersal and build a paratrooper – catch the wind and repeat.  $1 per child.

Start: May 26, 2016 4:00 pm
End: May 26, 2016 5:00 pm

May 25, 2016

Art: The Sound of Science

Wednesday, May 25, 4:00 p.m.  Use recycled components to create musical instruments that you can bang and strum and shake.  $1 per child.

Start: May 25, 2016 4:00 pm
End: May 25, 2016 5:00 pm

May 24, 2016

Exploration: Hopscotch Around the Village

Tuesday, May 24, 4:00 p.m. Learn about the history of hopscotch and complete a course around the inside of the Children’s Village. Jump around! $1 per child.

Start: May 24, 2016 4:00 pm
End: May 24, 2016 5:00 pm

May 21, 2016

2nd Annual Plant Pandemonium!

Saturday, May 21, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Help us plant the Paul Smith Children’s Village – in 3 hours!  All plants provided. Please bring a trowel! 150 flats of plants – planted by you – will kick-​​off our Black Hills Energy “Summer of Energy” series of programs.  Free!  *In the event of horrible weather we will plant on 528 from 9 – 12.

Start: May 21, 2016 9:00 am
End: May 21, 2016 12:00 pm

May 19, 2016

Art: The Sound of Science

Thursday, May 19, 4:00 p.m.  Use recycled components to create musical instruments that you can bang and strum and shake.  $1 per child.

Start: May 19, 2016 4:00 pm
End: May 19, 2016 5:00 pm

May 18, 2016

Science: Heat Sensitive Slime

Wednesday, May 18, 4:00 p.m. Learn about heat energy and experiment with color changing slime! $1 per child.

Start: May 18, 2016 4:00 pm
End: May 18, 2016 5:00 pm

May 17, 2016

Science: Parachutes and Seed Dispersal

Tuesday, May 17, 4:00 p.m.  For children of all ages, learn about seed dispersal and build a paratrooper – catch the wind and repeat.  $1 per child.

Start: May 17, 2016 4:00 pm
End: May 17, 2016 5:00 pm

May 15, 2016

Exploration: Hopscotch Around the Village

Sunday, May 15, 1:00 p.m. Learn about the history of hopscotch and complete a course around the inside of the Children’s Village. Jump around! $1 per child.

Start: May 15, 2016 1:00 pm
End: May 15, 2016 2:00 pm

May 14, 2016

Bonsai Society

Saturday, May 14, 9:00 a.m. Open to the public.  Learn a little…about little trees.

Start: May 14, 2016 9:00 am
End: May 14, 2016 10:00 am

May 12, 2016

Science: Heat Sensitive Slime

Thursday, May 12, 4:00 p.m. Learn about heat energy and experiment with color changing slime! $1 per child.

Start: May 12, 2016 4:00 pm
End: May 12, 2016 5:00 pm

May 11, 2016

Science: Parachutes and Seed Dispersal

Wednesday, May 11, 4:00 p.m.  For children of all ages, learn about seed dispersal and build a paratrooper – catch the wind and repeat.  $1 per child.

Start: May 11, 2016 4:00 pm
End: May 11, 2016 5:00 pm

May 10, 2016

Art: The Sound of Science

Tuesday, May 10, 4:00 p.m.  Use recycled components to create musical instruments that you can bang and strum and shake.  $1 per child.

Start: May 10, 2016 4:00 pm
End: May 10, 2016 5:00 pm

May 8, 2016

Happy Mother’s Day!

Sunday, May 8  Honor your favorite mom and support the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens. For a donation of $25, receive a special card, seeds and a sunflower as a gift for your mom on her special day.

Start: May 8, 2016 10:00 am
End: May 8, 2016 5:00 pm

May 7, 2016

Drum Cheyenne

Saturday, May 7, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Whether you’ve never drummed before or you regularly play music, join Drum Cheyenne at the Paul Smith Children’s Village to build community through the power of music. This is not a performance for an audience, this is a participatory activity – focused on adults.  Drumming is not for spectators.  Drums are available to borrow, or bring one if you have one.  A suggested donation of $10 allows for the purchase of additional African drums for the group.  For more information email drumcheyenne@​gmail.​com

Start: May 7, 2016 7:00 pm
End: May 7, 2016 8:30 pm