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Garden Explorers: Buzzing Bees

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Garden Explorers is a program designed for children ages 3-5 years old, but all ages are welcome.  Children and their guardian(s) will learn something about nature and then have a chance to explore the Garden after the program.  Garden Explorers typically lasts one hour and guests are encouraged to arrive at 8:45 AM to reserve a seat.  Storytime books are selected and provided by Rockford Public Library.

2017 Garden Explorer Dates: June 8, 15, 22, 29; July 6, 13, 20, 27; Aug. 3, 10

August 3- Buzzing Bees
Learn all about bees with expert Barbara Williams.  We'll look at preserved specimens of various bees, see their nests and even taste honey!  Each child will take home an origami bee.

Storytime reader: Geoff VanThiel, MD | Orthopedic Surgeon, OrthoIllinois

Program: Barbara Williams, Nature Expert


Subarea:Rockford Northeast

Anderson Japanese Gardens - 318 Spring Creek Rd., Rockford, IL 61107 - From I-90 and E. State St. (U.S. Business 20): Go west on Business 20 to IL 251 (N. 2nd St.). Turn right (north) on IL 251 to Spring Creek Rd. Exit on Spring Creek Rd. and move to left lane to turn left into gardens.

Garden Explorers: Buzzing Bees
  • August 3, 2017
  • Anderson Japanese Gardens
  • $5 for non-member adults | FREE for Garden members and children 18 years and younger