Calendar of Events

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

May 5, 2016

Art: Mom Rocks

Thursday, May 5, 4:00 p.m. A simple painted gift based on an even simpler pun for Mother’s Day.  $1 per child.

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

May 3, 2016

Art: Mom Rocks

Tuesday, May 3, 4:00 p.m. A simple painted gift based on an even simpler pun for Mother’s Day.  $1 per child.

Start: May 3, 2016 4:00 pm
End: May 3, 2016 5:00 pm

May 1, 2016

Exploration: Go Fly a Kite!

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

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

April 28, 2016

Gardening: May Day Baskets

Thursday, April 28, 4:00 p.m. For children of all ages, build and arrange a Spring surprise for someone special.  $1 per child.

Start: April 28, 2016 4:00 pm
End: April 28, 2016 5:00 pm

April 26, 2016 – April 27, 2016

Exploration: We All Need Trees

Tuesday, April 26 & Wednesday April 27, 4:00 p.m. For children of all ages, with the Laramie County Conservation District in celebration of Stewardship Week. Free.

Start: April 26, 2016 4:00 pm
End: April 27, 2016 5:00 pm

April 23, 2016

Earth Day Olympics

Saturday, April 23, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Free to children of all ages in partnership with WY State Parks & Black Hills Energy, BLM, BOPU, LCCC Windsmiths, Big Brothers Big Sisters. Storytime at 11:00 am.  Throughout the day, Olympic Style games, meet Smokey Bear and much more.  For additional information please click Earth Day schedule poster 2016 – 11×17

Start: April 23, 2016 9:00 am
End: April 23, 2016 12:00 pm