Rooted in Plants: Celebrate Black History Month
January 17 – February 28
Various Times | At the Garden
Self-Guided Exploration: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Guided Activities: Weekdays, 1:30–4:30 p.m.; Weekends, 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Storytime: 2:30 p.m. on weekends and holiday Mondays, weather permitting
Come to the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden to explore ways in which people of the African Diaspora have contributed to our understanding and uses of plants around the world! Investigate seeds native to Africa, and learn about West African indigo dyeing by making your own dyed bag. Create your own pine cone bird feeder in celebration of NYC Black birder Christian Cooper. Discover inspirational stories about Black botanists, herbalists, and environmentalists from history and today.