July 6, 13, 20, 27, August 3, 10 from 10 a.m. to noon
Mondays are marvelous in The Children’s Garden! Join us for kids’ crafts and entertainment from puppeteers to local children’s book authors. Included in admission; free for members.
July 6: Storytime with children’s book author Kevin McCloskey. Books “The Real Poop on Pigeons” and “We Dig Worms” will be featured; children will enjoy racing with worms and a scheduled release of homing pigeons (weather dependent).
July 13: High school students from Milton Hershey School’s “Project Market” will help young guests with a hands-on activity and offer tips on horticulture. “Project Market” is a produce market operated by Milton Hershey School students.
July 20: Visit the Pennsylvania WoodMobile, a traveling exhibit where kids can learn about wood products, the forest industry and invasive insects!
July 27: Puppeteer Ben Stansbury will be entertaining families with animals, insects and other creatures during his puppet show.
August 3: Children’s book author Chrysa M. Smith reads “UpSide Down Gardener.” Children can also make small seed balls to disperse in their own home gardens.
August 10: Join ZooAmerica as they present “Paws, Claws, Scales & Tails,” which focuses on the adaptations animals use for survival in the wild.