Daily Programming in the Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden is designed to inspire young minds to explore a world of educational adventure!

Trick or Treating in the Children’s Adventure Garden

Saturday & Sunday, October 27 & 28, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

$10 per person/ $8 members

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Join us for a spooky, night-time exploration of the Children's Adventure Garden (select galleries open). Dress in your Halloween costume and journey through the Halloween maze. Trick-or-Treat stops along the pathways guide your adventure by the ghouls and goblins that haunt the garden. Create your own glow-in-the-dark ¬flower. Then stop by the Exploration Center for the glowing excitement of hands-on Halloween fog and goo. This special opportunity to see the garden in dark shadows and twinkling lights is sure to thrill your family this Halloween.

Fall is for Fairy Tales Theme Schedule

October 22 – 26| Goldilocks and the Three Bears
October 27 – October 31| Pumpkins

October 22-26

Name Time & Location Description
Fall is for Fairy Tales Storytime: Goldilocks and the Three Bears 9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
Cinderella's Carriage in the Glade
Join us every day for a reading of some of our Favorite Fairy Tales in Cinderella's Carriage.
Fall is for Fairy Tales: Little Adventurers Activities 10:00 a.m.
First Adventure
Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
Plant Lab : Bio-Bounce 11:00 a.m.,
1:00 & 3:00 p.m.
Exploration Center
It may be hard to believe but rubber can come from trees! Bounce into science in this plant lab. Appropriate for ages 6+
Agents of Discovery App Tutorial 11:45 a.m.
Exploration Center
There's a new spin on your adventure garden experience! Agents of Discovery is an augmented-reality, educational game that lets you move to play and learn. Download the app for free today!
Alka-seltzer Rockets 12:00 p.m.
Moody Oasis
What makes things go POP!? Join us as we explore the science behind air pressure and have an explosive time!
OmniGlobe Presentation: Monarch Migration 2:30 p.m.
Exploration Center
Each year, monarch butterflies make an incredible journey from Mexico to Canada. This migration takes at least 4 generations to complete! Take a closer look at this spectacular event during our new OmniGlobe presentation.
Galaxy in a Jar 3:30 p.m.
Exploration Center
Twinkle, twinkle, little star--let's put a galaxy into a jar! These beautiful creations are sure to delight.

Saturday through Wednesday, October 27 - 31

Name Time & Location Description
Fall is for Fairy Tales Storytime: Pumpkins 9:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
Cinderella's Carriage in the Glade
Join us every day for a reading of some of our Favorite Fairy Tales in Cinderella's Carriage.
Monarch Tagging 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Moody Oasis
Monarch Madness is full fledge as our fluttering friends make their journey to Mexico for the winter. Come and learn about the Monarch's life cycle, migration, and why we tag these insects for research.
Creative Corner: Creepy Creations 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Entry Plaza
Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling has never been more creepy than when you use them to make creepy crawlies. Join us as we use our creativity to transform trash into treasures.
Sticker Treating All Day
Throughout the Garden
Wear your costumes and meet our staff to discover the spooky-side of nature. Only the best ghouls and ghosts can collect all of the Children’s Adventure Garden stickers.
Fall is for Fairy Tales: Little Adventurers Activities 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
First Adventure
Bring your little adventurers for a hands-on experience with science, technology, engineering, art, and math! Each day of the week will feature new stories, songs, crafts and so much more.
Haunted Halloween Chemistry Demonstration 2:00 p.m.
The Glade
Things that pop, glow, and fizzle Haunted Halloween demonstration of Creepy Chemistry!
Special Halloween Plant Lab: Monster Molecule Mist 11:00 a.m.,
Exploration Center
Join us in making a putrid potion of magical matter that shifts from a solid into a gas. You may know it as dry ice, but we call it “monster molecule mist”. Appropriate for ages 6+
Nature's Superheroes Games 12:00 p.m.
Moody Oasis
Test your skills against some of the nature’s greatest superheroes. How do you compare to frogs, ants, and bats?
Plant Lab: Monster Molecule Mist 1:00 & 3:00 p.m.,
Exploration Center
Join us in making a putrid potion of magical matter that shifts from a solid into a gas. You may know it as dry ice, but we call it “monster molecule mist”. Appropriate for ages 6+
Spooky Maze Scavenger Hunt 4:00 p.m.
Amazing Secret Garden
Enter the maze if you dare; around each corner might be a scare! Don’t get lost in the haze; make you way through the maze!

NEW: Agents of Discovery App

Looking to get your kids out of the house and moving? DOWNLOAD the Agents of Discovery APP on your mobile device and play the Children’s Adventure Garden Mission. This educational, augmented reality mission takes you through the entire Children’s Adventure Garden, engaging you with exhibits and the natural environment around you. Get ready to have fun while you learn!

You can download it from the Google Play App Store or Apple App store before arriving, or wait until you are in the Rory Meyers Children's Adventure Garden, where we have free Wi-Fi and tutorials at 11:45a every day.

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