GARFIELD PARK CONSERVATORY is located within the 136 acre Garfield Park, on Indianapolis' near south side. The facility is open to the public and offers workshops, gardening demonstrations, youth education and guest lecturers on horticulture
and landscaping. The conservatory features special exhibits throughout the year, including holiday poinsettias, orchids and the spring
Tuesday November 4
Thursday November 27
Garfield Park Conservatory Photo Contest
Date: Friday October 3 Time:6-9 p.m. Admission:$3 per person Ages: 12+
Do you enjoy photography? Have you taken some great shots here at the Conservatory and Gardens? Do you long for an outlet to share these special images? If you answered yes, then consider entering the GPC Photo Contest. Photo submission is free, limited to one entry per person and you could win a $50 gift card to Roberts Camera or a $25 gift card to the Garfield Eatery on Shelby St.
Date:Saturday October 11 Time: 10:30-11:30 p.m. Fee: $5 per person Ages: Adult
Join us and learn to be a savvy seed saver! Save money on next year’s gardening by learning seed saving tricks and tips. See what seeds can be collected from our Children’s Garden for you to take home to your garden. Registration required (221579).
Date: Sunday October 19 Time:2-3 p.m. Fee:$15 per craft Ages: 5+
Decorate a pot and create your own ivy topiary. You’ll be set with a handmade holiday center piece! This program is open to all ages, though young children will need an adult to stay and help. Registration required (221575).
Date:Monday October 27 Time: 10-11 a.m. Fee:$4 per child Ages: 2-5
Put on your Halloween costume and come learn about some creepy and not-so-creepy creatures! Have fun meeting live critters and doing a craft. Registration required(221572).
Dates:October 29-30 Time: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Fee: $2 per person
Get spooked as you walk through this year’s Haunted Conservatory! It will be less scary from 5:30-7 p.m., and the real haunting begins at 7 p.m. (recommended for ages 8+). Make sure to check out other fun (and free!) events at the Arts Center and Family Center as a part of Ghoulish Garfield!