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Sunday, 9/21 and Sunday, 10/19 • 1-2 pm
Fee: Standard Garden Admission
This fun and exciting tour will take you through the Botanic Garden and showcase some of the great plants and trees in the collection. We will spotlight the trees, shrubs, grasses and perennials that bring beauty and interest to the fall garden. You can enjoy the Garden in all its beauty and maybe get some ideas of your own. No need to register. Instructor: Bob Streitmatter/Luthy Staff.
Su: 9/21 • 1:30-2:30 pm
Think you’ve seen it all? Join us for an “I Spy” hike through the park and find out what’s hidden alongside the trails. A great hike for those who want to train their eyes to see more of what’s wild at Forest Park
Monday, 9/22, 5-6 pm
Register by Friday, 9/19 by calling the Garden (309) 686-3362 or 681-3506
Learn ways to grow, cook, and store fresh herbs that will allow you to spice up your everyday salad dressings, marinades, and more! You will give your taste buds a preview of the fun fall flavors of the season. Hosted by the OSF Saint Francis Medical Center Dietetic Interns, it will feature recipes and great food samples. Min/Max: 10/25.
Robin Hood – Sa: 9/27, 11:30 am & 3:30 pm – Su: 9/28, 11:30 am & 3:30 pm
The Great Works Begins Theater Troupe is returning for its third year to perform Robin Hood. This theater troupe has a passion for their trade and love performing amongst the trees. Performances will be located off the lower parking lot entrance. There is no admission; however, donations are greatly appreciated.