Family Day: In the Gardens
Guests of all ages are invited to Sunnylands for a thematic day of free hands-on activities based on the Sunnylands Gardens. Enjoy books, games, toys and educational booths on insects, birds, and reptiles. Get crafty and create a mini-garden with a fluttering butterfly, make your own mini-earth with SCRAP Gallery, and design a puzzle piece for a community Earth Day puzzle. Be sure to chat with local Master Gardens about starting your own garden or with Coachella Valley High School students about the Sunnylands Monarch Project.
9:30 am & 11 am – 1 hour guided bird walk in the Gardens. (Binoculars are recommended)
• Insect Exploration Station—Use a digital microscope to get a closer look at some native desert insects.
• Reptile Exploration Station—Learn about native desert animals with specialists Tod and Heidi Hogan.
• Bird Exploration Station—Learn about birds with experienced birders Jane Olson.
For more information, please contact the education department at 760-202-2234 or firstname.lastname@example.org.