Growing Together

Growing Together

Staff

Cheryl Potemkin

Early Childhood Program Manager

Cameron Barlow

Garden Program Specialist

 

Welcome!

"GROWing Together" is for all Green Thumb Club and Bella Book and Nature Club members who want to keep up with the programs occurring at both the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens and at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas. Seedlings and Little Sprouts are back in the Garden and don’t forget about Bella’s Book and Nature Club as well as Bella’s Saturday Story Time at BRIT. We are also introducing our newest programs: Family Exploration Saturdays and Spring Break Family Day Camp! We look forward to seeing you and we are glad you are here! 

Email britedu@brit.org to be added to the "GROWing Together Newsletter" distribution. 

 

Little Sprouts

Families explore the outdoors with your children ages 18 months to 3 years at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.

When: Third Tuesday of the month beginning March 20th (except December, January & July)

Time: 10:30—11:30 a.m.

Cost: FREE to the public

Location: Backyard Vegetable Garden at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Spring/ Summer 2018 dates:

  • March 20
  • April 17
  • May 15
  • June 19
  • August 21

 

Seedlings

Children ages 4—6 and their families explore the Backyard Vegetable Garden at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. 

When: Second Wednesday of the month beginning March 14 (except December, January & July)

Time: 10:30—11:30 a.m.

Cost: FREE to the public

Location: Backyard Vegetable Garden at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Spring/ Summer 2018 dates:

  • March 14
  • April 11
  • May 9
  • June 13
  • August 8

 

Family Exploration Saturdays

Bring the whole family every Saturday for outdoor exploration that will engage your children in the wonders of nature at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Every month families will participate in a guided nature hike led by GROW Girl! After the hike, stay for more family-fun and science activities in the Garden!

When: Every Saturday beginning March 3, 2018

Time:

9:30-10:30 a.m. Guided Nature Hike

11-12 p.m. Activities in the Leonard Courtyard 

Cost: FREE to the public

Location: Meet in the main Lobby of Fort Worth Botanic Garden Welcome Center*

*Meeting locations may vary month to month. Join our GROWing Together monthly newsletter for the most up to date information. Email britedu@brit.org to be added to the mailing list.

Spring/ Summer 2018 dates:

  • March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
  • April 7, 14, 21, 28
  • May 5, 12, 19, 26 
  • June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • August 4, 11, 18, 25

 

Bella's Book and Nature Club 

Click here to pre-register. 

Children ages 18 months to 5 years and their families join Bella the Begonia for:

• An interactive read-aloud story time
• Indoor and/or outdoor guided Exploration Centers
• A “Nature’s Treasure Box” and seasonal journals
• Take-home “you are your child’s best teacher” tips and
extension activities for each book

When: First Tuesday of the Month beginning February 6th (excluding December, January and July)

Time:10:30—11:30 a.m. story time & guided indoor and/or outdoor explorations

Cost: $10.00 per family, per visit (FREE for BRIT Members)

Location: Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT)

Spring/ Summer 2018 dates:

  • February 6
  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5
  • August 7

 

Bella's Saturday Storytime 

Children ages 18 months to 5 years and their families join Bella the Begonia for story time and self-guided activities on BRIT’s First Saturday events.

When: First Saturday of the month beginning Feb. 3rd (except December, January & July)

Time: 10:30—11:30 a.m. Story time and Self-Guided Activities

Cost: FREE to the public

Location: Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT)

Spring/ Summer 2018 dates:

  • February 3
  • March 3
  • April 7
  • May 5
  • June 2
  • August 4

 

 

 

Email britedu@brit.org to be added to the "Growing Together" newsletter distribution