Tour the Conservatory
Date: Year Long Time: 10am-4pm Location: Oak Park Conservatory, 615 Garfield, Oak Park, IL
Details: Take a Tour of the Oak Park Conservatory - The Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory offer fun, educational, docent-led tours of the Oak Park Conservatory to several groups including garden clubs, tour buses, architectural groups, seniors and scouts to name a few! Contact Kathy McNamara, Volunteer and Program Coordinator for the Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory, 708-725-2460, email@example.com for details and to sign up!
Date: Year Long Time: 10am-4pm Location: Oak Park Conservatory, 615 Garfield, Oak Park, IL Details: Volunteer For the Education Programs at the Oak Park Conservatory Tours - Become a Docent. Walk with school or adults groups through the showrooms, focusing on the Conservatory’s rain forest and desert collections. Training starts this fall! Time commitment: One and a half hours for each tour (1 ½ hours) as scheduled.
Exploration Station Facilitate as visitors learn about plants through interactive displays and games. Time commitment: Two and a half hours (2 ½) on Saturdays mornings as scheduled.
Exploration Kits Volunteers are needed to help provide these interactive kits to District 97classroooms. Time commitment: Varies
Contact Kathy McNamara, Volunteer and Program Coordinator for the Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory, 708-725-2460, firstname.lastname@example.org for details and to sign up!
Fall/Winter Containers Class
Date: Saturday, Nov 17 Time: 10a-Noon
Convert your outdoor containers to beautiful fall arrangements and learn how to switch them over to a winter design. Each participant will take home a fall outdoor container arrangement and many creative ideas for creating winter containers. All materials included. Bring your own hand pruners. AAM and University of Illinois Extension Credit Please register one week in advance. Class #435004-01 Resident $45/Non- Resident $67 Register for classes at the Reception Desk or online at www.pdop.org
Fall Flower Arranging Class
Date: Tuesday, Nov 20 Time: 7-9p Location: Oak Park Conservatory
Create a centerpiece for your Thanksgiving table, each participant will design an arrangement to take home. The instructor will demonstrate preparation and design techniques for various shaped arrangements. The instructor will collect a $15 materials fee. Bring scissors or small pruner. Registration is required 1 week in advance to allow for purchase of plant materials. Instructor: Susan Bal, AIFD Certified Floral Designer AAM and University of Illinois Extension Credit Resident $20/ Non- resident $30 Register for classes at the Reception Desk or online at www.pdop.org Oak Park Conservatory 615 Garfield St, Oak Park, IL 60304 708-386-4700 www.oakparkconservatory.org
The Catalogue is posted on the following websites: www.oakparkconservatory.com www.oakparkparks.com www.fopcon.org
To Register for Classes
Register for classes at the Reception Desk Online at www.oakparkparks.com In-person at 218 Madison St., M-F, 8:30am-5pm Ridgeland Common 415 Lake St., M-F 9am-5pm, Sat. 11am-4pm