Calendar of Events

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

April 22, 2015

Science: Rubber Band Balls

Wednesday, April 22 – 4:00 p.m. Create bouncing balls from a variety of recycled materials housed in an arrangement of rubber bands and learn about the Coefficient of Restitution.  $1 per child.

Start: April 22, 2015 4:00 pm
End: April 22, 2015 5:00 pm

April 21, 2015

Art: Stewardship

Tuesday, April 21 – 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 21, 2015 4:00 pm
End: April 21, 2015 5:00 pm

April 19, 2015

Kitchen Scrap Gardening

Sunday, April 19 – 1:00 p.m. For children of all ages, learn beyond compost how to plant food scraps and harvest your leftover ingredients for simple recipes and bountiful gardens.  $1 per child.

Start: April 19, 2015 1:00 pm
End: April 19, 2015 2:00 pm

April 18, 2015

Earth Day Celebration This Sat.

- Free – Fun – earthday 2015-1earthday 2015-2earthday 2015-3April 25th is the alternate Earth Day Celebration date in the event of truly terrible weather. Click HERE to learn more.

Start: April 18, 2015 10:00 am
End: April 18, 2015 2:00 pm

April 17, 2015

CLOSED at 1:00 p.m.

Fri., April 17 for Earth Day Celebration set-​​up

Start: April 17, 2015 1:00 pm
End: April 17, 2015 5:00 pm

April 13, 2015 – April 15, 2015

CLOSED for Annual Pond Cleaning

Monday-​​Wednesday, April 13 – 15

Start: April 13, 2015 8:00 am
End: April 15, 2015 5:00 pm

April 12, 2015

Gardening: Food in Season

Sunday, April 12 – 1:00 p.m. For children of all ages, learn and taste what foods grow best when – from near to far.  $1 per child.

Start: April 12, 2015 1:00 pm
End: April 12, 2015 2:00 pm

April 10, 2015 – April 17, 2015

Got Old Record Albums?

We are seeking donations of old vinyl record albums and/​or 45’s – donated albums can be brought to the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens or Paul Smith Children’s Village prior to April 18th.  We will be using these “45’s” on Earth Day to help celebrate the 45th anniversary of Earth Day.

Start: April 10, 2015 8:00 am
End: April 17, 2015 5:00 pm

April 9, 2015

Science: Parachutes and Seed Dispersal

Thursday, April 9 – 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 9, 2015 4:00 pm
End: April 9, 2015 5:00 pm

April 5, 2015

CLOSED for Easter

Sunday, April 5

Start: April 5, 2015 10:00 am
End: April 5, 2015 4:00 pm

April 4, 2015

Exploration: Topiary & Wire Art Sculptures

Saturday, April 4 – 1:00 p.m.  Create Alexander Calder inspired wire art and help us in the planting of our Giraffe Topiary.  Free!

Start: April 4, 2015 1:00 pm
End: April 4, 2015 2:00 pm

April 2, 2015

Gardening: Bunny Bombs

Thursday, April 2 – 11:00 a.m. and repeating at 4:00 p.m. Create an egg-​​shaped and seed infused soil ball for throwing – and ultimately planting.  1:00 p.m. $1 per child.

Start: April 2, 2015 11:00 am
End: April 2, 2015 5:00 pm

April 1, 2015

Exploration: Topiary & Wire Art Sculptures

Wednesday, April 1 – 4:00 p.m.  Create Alexander Calder inspired wire art and help us in the planting of our Giraffe Topiary.  Free!

Start: April 1, 2015 4:00 pm
End: April 1, 2015 5:00 pm

March 29, 2015

Gardening: Bunny Bombs

Sunday, March 29 – 1:00 p.m. Create an egg-​​shaped and seed infused soil ball for throwing – and ultimately planting.  1:00 p.m. $1 per child.

Start: March 29, 2015 1:00 pm
End: March 29, 2015 2:00 pm