Calendar of Events

May 30, 2015

Plant Pandemonium!

Saturday, May 30 – 9:00 a.m.-12:00 Noon 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 Cheyenne Light, Fuel and Power “Summer of Power” series of programs.

Start: May 30, 2015 9:00 am
End: May 30, 2015 12:00 pm

May 21, 2015

Gardening: Fairy Garden

Thursday, May 21  – 4:00 p.m.  Create a magical living landscape for mythical creatures. VERY limited enrollment, please PRE-​​REGISTER at 637‑6349.  $5 per child

Start: May 21, 2015 4:00 pm
End: May 21, 2015 5:00 pm

City of Cheyenne Arbor Day

mancana ashWhen: Thursday May 21, 2015  11:00 AM – 12:00 Noon
Where: Saddle Ridge Park
What: A ceremony to celebrate trees, tree planting and a tree give-​​away
For more information contact the Cheyenne Urban Forestry Division 307−637−6428.

Start: May 21, 2015 11:00 am
End: May 21, 2015 12:00 pm

May 19, 2015

Science: Plastic Bottle Bird Feeders

Tuesday, May 19  – 4:00 p.m. Create a simple bird feeder from found materials – bird seed included!  $1 per child.

Start: May 19, 2015 4:00 pm
End: May 19, 2015 5:00 pm

May 16, 2015

Master Gardener Plant Sale

Laramie County Master Gardener’s Annual Plant SaleMaster Gardeners
When:
 Saturday May 16, 2015 9 am – 4 pm
Where: Cheyenne Depot Plaza
Choose from hardy perennials, annual flowers, vegetables, herbs, houseplants, trees and shrubs. Find plants have been selected to grow and thrive in the difficult growing conditions of the high plains and mountains of Wyoming. Click here for more info. Click here for a sampling of the plants that will be sold (power point file).

Start: May 16, 2015 9:00 am
End: May 16, 2015 4:00 pm

May 15, 2015

Bonsai Show

When: Saturday June 13, 2015 9:00 – 5:00
Where: Paul Smith Children’s Village Lowe’s Discovery Lab
Free bonsai show open to the public. Trees on display from members of the Cheyenne Bonsai Club. Visit with experts and view an amazing collection.
For more information contact: Jessica @ 307−287−1953.

Start: May 15, 2015 8:00 am
End: May 15, 2015 5:00 pm

May 13, 2015

Gardening: Salsa

Wednesday, May 13 – 4:00 p.m.  Create and enjoy fresh salsa and receive a seed kit to grow your own ingredients at home.  $1 per child

Start: May 13, 2015 4:00 pm
End: May 13, 2015 5:00 pm

May 8, 2015

National Public Gardens Day — Free Seeds!

National Public Gardens Day May 8, 2015, is an annual celebration of the nation’s public gardens to raise awareness of the important role botanical gardens and arboreta play in promoting environmental stewardship, plant and water conservation, green spaces, and education in communities nationwide. Cheyenne Botanic Gardens is proud to be Wyoming’s only Public Garden.

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Start: May 8, 2015 8:00 am
End: May 8, 2015 5:00 pm

May 7, 2015

Art: Mom Rocks

Thursday, May 7 – 4:00 p.m.   A simple painted gift based on an even simpler pun for Mother’s Day.  $1 per child.

Start: May 7, 2015 4:00 pm
End: May 7, 2015 5:00 pm

May 3, 2015

Gardening: Orchids! For Kids!

Sunday, May 3 - 1:00 p.m. Learn to care for and receive an Orchid. $1 per child.

Start: May 3, 2015 1:00 pm
End: May 3, 2015 2:00 pm

May 2, 2015

Workshop: Living and Growing in Wyoming

When: Saturday, May 2, from 9 – 4.
Where: Archer Complex (I-​​80 exit 370)

propertylinesMore info: This workshop will cover many aspects of country living with a focus on how to be a better steward of the land from grazing animals, poultry, water, cost of (more…)

Start: May 2, 2015 9:00 am
End: May 2, 2015 4:00 pm

April 30, 2015

Gardening: May Day Baskets

Thursday, April 30 – 4:00 p.m. For children of all ages, build and arrange a Spring surprise for someone special.  $1 per child.

Start: April 30, 2015 4:00 pm
End: April 30, 2015 5:00 pm

April 29, 2015

Art: Stewardship

Wednesday, April 29 – 4:00 p.m.  For children of all ages, learn about conservation with the Laramie County Conservation District and help design artwork representing “Local Heroes, Your Hardworking Pollinators.”  Free.

Start: April 29, 2015 4:00 pm
End: April 29, 2015 5:00 pm

April 28, 2015

Science: Parachutes and Seed Dispersal

Tuesday, April 28 – 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: April 28, 2015 4:00 pm
End: April 28, 2015 5:00 pm

April 23, 2015

Science: Go Fly a Kite!

Thursday, April 23 – 4:00 p.m. For children of all ages, build a kite – and fly it in the wind – ‘til it’s gone with the wind. $1 per child.

Start: April 23, 2015 4:00 pm
End: April 23, 2015 5:00 pm