Culinary Health Education for Families (CHEF) Series
April 17 | 6-8 pm Baking with Whole Grains
Bring the whole family to the Garden and learn how to cook! Join Chef Dave for a family-friendly culinary class that combines nutrition and cooking basics. Enjoy a savory appetizer when you arrive, then roll up your sleeves to prepare (and taste!) several delicious and healthy recipes. This class is recommended for families with children ages 5 and up. Families will leave with recipes developed by the Culinary Health Education for Families (CHEF) program.
Fee: $25.00 per adult ($23.50), $5.00 ($4.50) per child
Magik on the Road at the Botanical Garden
Jack and the Beanstalk
June 30, August 25, September 29 | 2-3pm
Would you trade your best friend for three magic beans? When Jack does, he gets high-altitude adventure and more gold than he could ever spend. Even so, Jack is unhappy. Find out what happens when Jack learns that a true friend is the greatest treasure in the world. Follow us as we climb up to the wondrous world of the beanstalk. Suitable for all ages.
The Kingdom of Texas
September 8 | 2-3pm
For more than 100 years Texas was a Spanish Colony known as “The Kingdom of Texas” – that’s just one of many Texas facts in this crash course in Texas lore. Including stories like the Legend of the Bluebonnets, the tale of Pecos Bill, and of course, Davey Crockett and the saga of the Alamo, this show is sure to make your students experts in all things Texas.
The Ugly Duckling
April 28, August 18, September 15 | 2-3pm
The story tells of a homely little bird born in a barnyard who suffers abuse from the others around him until, much to his delight, he matures into a beautiful swan, the most beautiful bird of all. The story is beloved around the world as a tale about personal transformation for the better.
The Ants Go Marching
September 1, September 22 | 2-3pm
A plucky young Red Ant goes on a quest to find a Rainbow, but finds herself in Blue Ant territory! A story of learning, communicating and building, Ants Go Marching is Magik’s first Theatre for the Very Young original created for children ages 5 and under. Together, with Red and Blue, you will go on a colorful adventure of rhythm, dance, and new friendship!
Fee: Tickets are $15 for adults and children ages 1 and up; theatre guests are welcome to enjoy the Garden before or after the performance. No discounts.
Purchase tickets at www.magiktheatre.org
Little Sprout Mondays
Mondays | 10am – 11:30am
Bring your little one, age 3-5 years, to the Garden for kid-friendly fun! Each Little Sprout Monday includes storytelling, kids’ crafts and hands-on explorations at your child’s pace.
Fee is $10 per adult and $5 per child. A parent or guardian must stay with the child. All children and adults attending must be registered separately.
Click here for themes and to register
Children’s Vegetable Garden Spring 2019 – SOLD OUT! Check back for FALL registration
The Garden is proud to present one of the nation’s oldest youth gardening programs. Children ages 7-16 get their hands-on horticulture with the help of our partner organizations, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Bexar County Master Gardeners.
The Children’s Vegetable Garden Program at the San Antonio Botanical Garden is an opportunity for children to grow their own vegetables and ornamental plants with the help of instructors from the Texas A&M AgriLIFE Extension Service and Bexar County Master Gardeners, as well as other volunteer organizations. Each child is allotted a 3.5’x28’ garden plot. Children will have fun growing different types of seeds, vegetables, and ornamental annual flowers. Children can also earn their Junior Master Gardener certification by participating in fun, hands-on activities each week after they have tended their garden. In order to gain the most from the learning experience and to help ensure successful growing, participants are required to attend all sessions (two absences are allowed). Families are welcome to share the gardening experience with their child. A parent or guardian must stay with their child. Learn more and register HERE
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