The Botanical Center is happy to provide programming for kids of all ages. Tickets for these events are available under our Tickets tab.
Fairy Garden Days 2024!
April 13th – 28th from 9:30 am- 5:00 pm *Last ticket sold at 4:30 pm
Non-Member: 18.00 adult and 12.00 child
Member: 16.00 adult 11:00 child
Fairy Garden Days Hike & Build
What will you build with sticks, bark, acorns and moss? Join Botanical Center staff for field trips to begin your very own fairy house to display in this year’s Fairy Garden Days!
From February 20th – 24th, gather up to 4 friends & family to explore the grounds in seach of the perfect fairy house making supplies. Groups will bring their collection back to the RWPBC for build time with some assorted natural materials and craft supplies! Make sure to bring some of your own natural materials, your prefered base to build your house on, and a box or bag to carry your fairy house home. To purchase tickets, visit the tickets tab and choose a date between February 20th – 24th and select a time slot. See you there!
Kids Adventure Packs
Rentable nature-themed backpacks for kids
Visit the RWPBC and explore the gardens with our adventure packs! Packs #1 and #2 are for ages 3-7, and packs #3 and #4 are for ages 8-11. Adventure packs have a $2 rental fee for non-members and are free for members. Come find them at the ticket booth! Where will your adventure take you?
Wee-One Wednesdays is our toddler program that happens every week. Come with your little one to explore the greenhouses, sit for story time, engage in a craft activity, and more! Open to ages 2-4.
Indoor and Outdoor Play Areas
During open hours
Come explore our indoor kids’ play area, located in Greenhouse 3, and our outdoor play area, located outside Greenhouse 4. Stocked with books, coloring supplies, a train track, a doll house, and more, the indoor play area is perfect for a rainy day! Outside, kids will discover lots of natural items to climb over and under, and have fun with.
Come Have Lunch
During open hours
Bring your packed lunch to enjoy in Greenhouse 3 at our lunch tables. Adjacent to the play area, this is a great space to come with kids for a lunch break.