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April 2016 Exhibits, Shows, Activities and Tours

Search our full calendar for all upcoming events and programs at the Springs Preserve.

Click on the links below to learn more about each offering in our monthly weekend schedule. Pricing information can be found after the program listings.

SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS IN APRIL (except where noted) Exhibits, Shows, and Walks Activities and Tours

Arctic Voices (daily)

Art.Write.Now.Tour (daily, beginning April 14)

Garden Art Exhibit: Greater Roadrunners

Clay Plant Rubbing

Make a Butterfly

Springs Preserve Mining Camp

Crack a Geode (daily)

10:30 a.m. Botanical Gardens Guided Walk  
11 a.m.

BUGS! Live Show

Toddler Time (Thursdays)
Noon BUGS! Behind-the-Scenes
12:30 p.m. Botanical Gardens Guided Walk  
1 p.m.

BUGS! Live Show

1:30 p.m. Story Time (Mondays)  
2 p.m. Botanical Gardens Guided Walk



3 p.m.

Science Show

Feature Film: Polar Bear Summer


  • Exhibits, Shows, Walks and Feedings: Free for members or with paid general admission
  • Activities and Tours: $3 members, $5 non-members with paid general admission (Drop-in: $2 members, $3 non-members). Children under 5 must be accompanied by a paying adult or member.

Workshops and Special Events

The Springs Preserve comes alive with our workshops and special events. Check our full Events & Classes calendar to see all we have to offer.

Date Workshop Pricing
Every Thursday Divine Cafe Happy Hour Food and beverage prices vary
April 2 Spring Plant Sale Free
April 2 Upgrade to Water-Smart Landscaping Free
April 7 Let's Grow! Youth Garden Series Part 1: Class 1: I'm Beginning to See Patterns Series cost: $30 members, $35 non-members. Cost per class: $8 members, $10 non-members.
April 13 Bird Walk FREE
April 14 Let's Grow! Youth Garden Series Part 1: Class 2: The Toils of Soil $8 members, $10 non-members.
April 14 Springs Preserve Foundation Spring Show $150. $25 for fashion students and accompanied minors under the age of 18. 
April 15 Get Your Brunch On! A Hands-On Cooking Class $80.10 for Springs Preserve members, $89 for non-members, plus eventbrite fees.
April 16 Clase en Español: Diseño de sistema de irrigación Gratis
April 16 ScoutQuest Merit Badge Series: Citizenship in the Nation $15
April 16 Xeriscape Conversion Series: Hands-On Turf Removal, Irrigation Installation and Planting $10 for members, $12 for non members.
April 17 Indecent Proposal: The Tricks Plants Play $10 for members, $15 for non-members.
April 21 Walk With a Doc Free
April 21 Let's Grow! Youth Garden Series Part 1: Class 3: Soil: It's Alive! $8 members, $10 non-members.
April 22 Watermelon Magic Free for members or with paid general admission.
April 22 Family Night at the Museum: WALL-E $10 for members, $15 for non-members per person. FREE for kids under age 2.
April 23 Drip Irrigation Basics Free
April 23 Family Class: Backyard Bird Count $3 members, $5 non-members per person. 
April 28 Let's Grow! Youth Garden Series Part 1: Class 4: Seeds: The Perfect Package $8 members, $10 non-members.
April 30 Día del Niño $6. Free for children age 2 and under.


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