Kids’ Saturday activities at Botanical Gardens

Date(s) - Saturday, Mar 01, 2014
11:00 am-1:00 pm


Activities for children are held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays in the Wegmans Family Garden at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Avenue, Buffalo. The activities are included with admission.

See the schedule below. While activities are best aligned for children ages 4-10, caregivers of the youngest learners are encouraged to assist with creations.

Jan 18 – Flour Clay
Jan 25 – Snowman Pops
Feb 1 – Celebrate Groundhog Day
Feb 8 – Valentine’s Day Cookies
Feb 15 – National Gumdrop Day
Feb 22 – Chocolate and Vanilla  *See Medicinal Garden Feature the same day
March 1 – Celebrate Dr. Seuss Day!
March 8 – Play with your Food
March 15 – St. Patrick’s Pasta Rainbow
March 22 – Poison Prevention  *See Medicinal Garden Feature the same day
March 29 – Bird feeder & Binoculars
April 5 – Cookie Seeds
April 12 – Healthy Smoothies   *See Medicinal Garden Feature the same day!
April 19 – National Garlic Day
April 26 – National Pretzel Day
May 3 – Bee Banana
May 10 – Mother’s Day Herb Pots
May 17 – Spilt Milk   *See Medicinal Garden Feature the same day!
May 24 – World Oral Health Day
May 31 – Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Wegmans Family Garden is open daily and year-round from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

This inside garden provides a place for safe, meaningful play and discovery as children of all ages and abilities explore the wonders of the plant world and the importance of eating healthy. Visitors are able to plant, dig, build, observe, dream, explore, touch, smell and listen as they engage in both free play and structured learning.