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Family Activities

Bean Sprouts Family Days
Presented by Kaiser Permanente
Family Activities

Saturdays, October 7, 14, 21 & 28; 1 - 4pm
in the Children's Garden
Our last month of Bean Sprouts Family Days will feature special cloud forest activities— a new one each week! Follow our story trail to learn about a tiny cloud forest creature, create a pop-up cloud forest, explore scented salvias, passion fruit vines, and other cloud forest plants, and take home cuttings to grow yourself!

For families with children ages 3-10.
Free with entry, follow map and signs from each gate.

Interpretation Stations

Family Activities Sundays, October 8 - December 17; 1:30-3:30PM
Visitors of all ages can ask questions about cloud forest plants in more depth at the Garden Interpretation Station situated in the Mesoamerican Cloud Forest on Sundays.
Free with entry. See signage at either entrance for specific information or ask Visitor Services staff at either kiosk for specific Interpretation Station locations.

Story Time & Guided Walk
Family Activities

Sundays, 10:30 - 11:30am, in the Library
October 1 & 15
November 5 & 19
December 3 & 17

Looking for a fun, free and easy-to-coordinate activity? Join us in our cozy children's book nook for lively readings of nature-themed stories. Afterward, families can enjoy a special docent-led family Garden walk that brings the stories to life. Be sure to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.
FREE (admission required for Garden walks following story readings; FREE to San Francisco residents with proof of residency). For families with kids ages 4-8.

SFBGS and San Francisco Recreation and Park Department San Francisco Botanical Garden's beauty and value as a major cultural resource are the result of a successful public/private partnership between San Francisco Botanical Garden Society and the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department.

ADMISSION  FREE for Members, SF Residents (with proof of residency) & School Groups | $8 Non-residents | Discounts for Seniors, Families & Children

LOCATED In Golden Gate Park, with entrances at the corner of Ninth Ave. at Lincoln Way (Main Gate) & at MLK Jr. Drive off the Music Concourse (Friend/North Gate) | Phone: (415) 661-1316 | Mail: 1199 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94122-2370

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