Coming Soon

To learn more about an upcoming class - click on the class name. To view all of our classes, tours and events, select one of links located in the column on the right. 


Fun Folding—Origami! - registration closed

Spring break: Two-day class, Tuesday, March 28 & Thursday, March 30, 1:30pm-3:00pm

Origami can be so much fun; discover how to fold a simple piece of paper into a bird, a flower, a box or a dinosaur. We will begin with simple models and on our last session children can have a jumping frog contest and take home a box of origami birds and their other creations. 


Free Beneficial Insects Workshop

Wednesday April 5, 6:30pm-9:00pm

Register online at:; FREE—sponsored by East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District EMSWCD. Information: 503-222-7645

Did you know that the flowers, leaves, soils and mulch in your garden contain beneficial insects that work around the clock to protect plants from pests? Meet the beetles, bugs, flies, lacewings and other invertebrates that provide free pest control and discover plant types and management practices that provide food, water, and shelter to attract and sustain them.


Plant Sale

Saturday April 8, 9:30am-2:00pm

9:00am early admission for Garden member


Ecology Guided Walks

Thursdays April 20, May 11, 11:00am-12:00pm

Venture out with a volunteer guide to explore microclimates at the Garden and the plants that inhabit them - lichens (April 20) and ferns (May 11).


Children’s Nature Fair

Saturday May 20, 10:00am-2:00pm

This year’s theme — “Traveling Seeds” — will include a variety of seed activities, arts/crafts tables, story teller, take home plantings, music, slug races, 25 cent ice cream and more! Great for kids of all ages— including adults!


Express Yourself Through Ikebana 

Saturday June 10, 10:00 am - noon

Express yourself through Ikebana, the traditional Japanese art form with flowers and other materials. Also a brief history and concept of Ikebana, basic techniques, and how to prepare and treat plant materials. You’ll take home a beautiful arrangement or two. 


Registration now open:

Art in Nature Summer Day Camp

July 17-21, 9:00am – 3:00pm

Children ages 9-13 years.