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Family Activities

Bean Sprouts Family Days
Digging in the Children's Garden

Every Saturday, April through October; 1–4pm
FREE (Normal admission policies apply to enter the Garden.)
For families with kids ages 3–10. Drop in at any time during the program; heavy rain cancels.

Journey out to the Children's Garden at the west end of the Garden to enjoy hands-on outdoor fun! Create colorful crafts with flowers, help weed and water the garden, read a book, or play a nature game with our staff and teen interns. Special activities celebrating Earth Day and Arbor Day will occur on April 22. Drop-in at any time during the program.

Interpretation Stations
Interpretation Station

Every Saturday and Sunday, April through August; 11:30am–1:30pm
FREE (Normal admission policies apply to enter the Garden.)

Visitors of all ages can ask questions and explore WILD Flowers in more depth at hands-on, family-friendly stops. See sign at either entrance for location.

Children's Story Time in the Library
Family Activities

First and third Sundays of every month year-round; 10:30–11:30am
FREE (Normal admission policies apply to enter the Garden.)
Best for families with kids ages 4–8.

Celebrate weird and WILD plants, pollination, redwood trees, and more in the Garden! Enjoy a special story in the library on a different theme each month at 10:30am—see below—then take a guided walk connecting that morning's story to living plants.

April 2 & 16: Golden State Plants
May 7 & 21: Weird and Wild Plants
June 4 & 18: Pollination Celebration
July 2 & 16: Flower Power
August 6 & 20: Grow Giants

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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