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December 6, 2014 – January 4, 2015 - Holiday Poinsettia Display,  “It’s a Wonderful Life at the Rawlings Conservatory” – Join us to experience two classics:   Baltimore’s annual Poinsettia Show at the Conservatory and the magic and whimsy of Bedford Falls! Wednesday – Sunday 10 A.M – 4 P.M.,  free and open to the public, donations encouraged and appreciated. We will also have a fine selection of poinsettias available for sale! We’ve recreated many favorite scenes thanks to friends, donors, partners, and of course, volunteers. Photo by Glen Mendels. 

January 1- New Year’s Day – we are open as usual. Also on January 1st, Friends of Druid Hill Park 1st day hike! Meet at the Conservatory at 8:30 a.m., and visit the Conservatory after the hike! to 10:30 a.m.This walk will be roughly a 6 mile loop on paved surfaces with several steep hills. Registration $10. Limited space available.

January 4 - Plants and People Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., “Ask a Master Gardener.” Find out how to keep your plants happy and thriving.
 

January 11Plants and People Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., “Exploration Station.” Elementary-aged children and youth experience fun and educational hands-on gardening with a project to take home. Theme: For the Birds. 

 January 18Plants and People Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., “Sprouts.” Introduce your pre-k and early elementary-aged children to the world of plants with a craft activity followed by story time. Story hour begins at 2:30, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Theme: For the Birds. 
 
January 25 - Plants and People Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., “Science Demonstration.” Join Dr. Alan Stone for demonstrations and items on display. Explore the interconnections between plants, science, and even engineering. Theme: For the Birds. 
 

February 1 - Plants and People Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., “Ask a Master Gardener.” Find out how to keep your plants happy and thriving.
 

February 8 - Plants and People Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., “Exploration Station.” Elementary-aged children and youth experience fun and educational hands-on gardening with a project to take home. Theme: Winter Survival.

February 15 - Plants and People Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., “Sprouts.” Introduce your pre-k and early elementary-aged children to the world of plants with a craft activity followed by story time. Story hour begins at 2:30, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Theme: Winter Survival.
 
February 22 Plants and People Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., “Science Demonstration.” Join Dr. Alan Stone for demonstrations and items on display. Explore the interconnections between plants, science, and even engineering. Theme: Winter Survival.
 
 

March 1Plants and People Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., “Ask a Master Gardener.” Find out how to keep your plants happy and thriving.
 

March 8 Plants and People Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., “Exploration Station.” Elementary-aged children and youth experience fun and educational hands-on gardening with a project to take home. Theme: Starting Seeds. 

March 15 - Plants and People Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., “Sprouts.” Introduce your pre-k and early elementary-aged children to the world of plants with a craft activity followed by story time. Story hour begins at 2:30, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Theme: Starting Seeds. 
 
March 22 - Plants and People Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., “Science Demonstration.” Join Dr. Alan Stone for demonstrations and items on display. Explore the interconnections between plants, science, and even engineering. Theme: Starting Seeds. 
 
March 28 – April 12- Spring Flower Display

 

 
March 29Plants and People Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., “Free Guided Tours of the Conservatory.” Admission donations are still greatly appreciated. Bring your curious minds to learn about worldwide plant ecosystems for a virtual trip around the world and through history! Learn about the Victorian-era glass house, while exploring plants from tropical, Mediterranean, and desert biomes. Join us for an in-depth look at our collection of plants, and experience first-hand their connections and contributions to the food, medicines, and economic vitality of our Earth. Don’t miss out – free guided tours happen only four times a year!
 
March 28 – April 12 – Spring Flower Display
 

April 5 - Plants and People Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., “Ask a Master Gardener.” Find out how to keep your plants happy and thriving. EASTER SUNDAY – we are open as usual

April 12 -  Plants and People Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., “Exploration Station.” Elementary-aged children and youth experience fun and educational hands-on gardening with a project to take home. Theme: Bulbs. 

April 19  June 15 -   Plants and People Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., “Sprouts.” Introduce your pre-k and early elementary-aged children to the world of plants with a craft activity followed by story time. Story hour begins at 2:30, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.  Theme: Bulbs. 
 
April 26  Plants and People Sunday, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., “Science Demonstration.” Join Dr. Alan Stone for demonstrations and items on display. Explore the interconnections between plants, science, and even engineering.  Theme: Bulbs. 
 
Explore the science behind the plants with Dr. Stone! Bring your curiosity to the conservatory, and discover the interconnection between plants and people in our everyday world.
 
A Baltimore treasure, the conservatory is one of the most historically important park structures in America! 

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