Garden Explorers

Where Kids Discover the World

Garden Explorers

Where Kids Discover the World

 Thursday Mornings | June 7 through August 9, 2018

Beginning at 9:00 AM | Under the Pavilion

FREE for All Participants

Age Appropriate for Three to Five Year Olds, but Children of All Ages are Welcome

Children must be accompanied by an adult guardian at all times.

 June 7 – We Can All Get Along

Reader: Nick Povalitis, Director of Sports Development, RACVB

Performer: The Levins


June 14 – All the Fish in the Ocean

Reader: Midday Michelle, Radio Personality on 97ZOK

Activity with Dolphin Swim Club


June 21 – Oh the Food You Can Eat

Reader: Dr. Stagnaro-Green, Regional Dean at UIC, College of Medicine, Rockford

Activity: Art with Karla Lombardo


June 28 – No Matter the Weather, We’ll Weather Together

Reader: Aaron Wilson, WIFR Morning News Personality

Performer: Laura Doherty


July 5 – It’s a Bug’s Life

Reader: Gary Caruana, Winnebago County Sheriff

Activity with Dolphin Swim Club

July 12 – There’s Music in the Air

Reader: Marti Franz, Director of The Music Academy

Activity with The Music Academy


July 19 – Sports are for Everyone

Reader: Jay Sandine, Executive Director of Rockford Park District

Activity with Hammy the Hog


July 26 – Fly High Little Bird

Reader: Hoo Haven Wildlife Rehabilitation Center

Activity with Hoo Haven


August 2 – Jump, Frog, Jump

Reader: Discovery Center

Activity with Discovery Center


August 9 – Take a Garden Stroll

Reader: Emily Hurd, Rockford musician

Performer: Emily Hurd

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