Growing Together

Growing Together

Staff

Cheryl Potemkin

Early Childhood Program Manager

Cameron Barlow

Garden Program Specialist

 

Welcome!

"GROWing Together" is for all Green Thumb Club and Bella Book and Nature Club members who want to keep up with the programs occurring at both the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens and at the Botanical Research Institute of Texas. Seedlings and Little Sprouts are back in the Garden and don’t forget about Bella’s Book and Nature Club as well as Bella’s Saturday Story Time at BRIT. We are also introducing our newest programs: Family Exploration Saturdays and Spring Break Family Day Camp! We look forward to seeing you and we are glad you are here! 

Email britedu@brit.org to be added to the "GROWing Together Newsletter" distribution. 

 

Little Sprouts

Families explore the outdoors with your children ages 18 months to 3 years at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.

When: Third Tuesday of the month (except December, January, February & July)

Time: 10:30—11:30 a.m.

Cost: FREE to the public

Location: Backyard Veggie Garden at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Fall/ Winter 2018 dates:

  • September 18
  • October 16
  • November 20

 

Seedlings

Children ages 4—6 and their families explore the Backyard Vegetable Garden at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. 

When: Second Wednesday of the month (except December, January, February & July)

Time: 10:30—11:30 a.m.

Cost: FREE to the public

Location: Backyard Veggie Garden at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Fall/ Winter 2018 dates:

  • September 12
  • October 10
  • November 14

 

Family Exploration Saturdays

Bring the whole family every Saturday for outdoor exploration that will engage your children in the wonders of nature at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Every month families will participate in a guided nature hike led by GROW Girl. After the hike, stay for more family-fun and science activities in the Garden.

When: Every Saturday (except in December, January, February, March)

Time:

9:30-10:30 a.m. Guided Nature Hike

11-12 p.m. Activities in the Leonard Courtyard 

Cost: FREE to the public

Location: Meet at the entrance to the Nature Trail located at the south end of the Botanic Garden Welcome Center parking lot.

*Meeting locations may vary month to month. Join our GROWing Together monthly newsletter for the most up to date information. Email britedu@brit.org to be added to the mailing list.

Fall/ Winter 2018 dates:

  • September 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  • October 6, 13, 20, 27
  • November 3, 10, 17, 24

 

Bella's Book and Nature Club 

Click here to pre-register. 

Children ages 18 months to 5 years and their families join Bella the Begonia for:

• An interactive read-aloud story time
• Indoor and/or outdoor guided Exploration Centers
• A “Nature’s Treasure Box” and seasonal journals
• Take-home “you are your child’s best teacher” tips and
extension activities for each book

When: First Tuesday of the Month (excluding December, January and July)

Time:10:30—11:30 a.m. story time & guided indoor and/or outdoor explorations

Cost: $10.00 per family, per visit (FREE for BRIT Members)

Location: Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT)

Fall/ Winter 2018 dates:

  • September 4
  • October 2
  • November 6

 

Bella's Saturday Storytime 

Children ages 18 months to 5 years and their families join Bella the Begonia for story time and self-guided activities on BRIT’s First Saturday events.

When: First Saturday of the month (except December, January & July)

Time: 10:30—11:30 a.m. Story time and Self-Guided Activities

Cost: FREE to the public

Location: Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT)

Fall/ Winter 2018 dates:

  • September 1
  • October 6
  • November 3

 

 

 

Email britedu@brit.org to be added to the "Growing Together" newsletter distribution