Children's & Family Programs

The garden offers many activities throughout the year for children and families.

 

*SPECIAL EVENT* Storytime in the Secret Garden
Date: January 20 2015
Time: 10:00-11:00am
Location: Wing Haven Gardens - Children's Garden 260 Ridgewood Ave.
Fee/Cost: $0
Non-Member Fee/Cost: $5
Registration Deadline: 1/19/2015 at  5:00 PM
Join us this Tuesday for a special Storytime treat! Illustrator of seasonal favorite, "Snowy, Blowy, Winter", Judy Stead will be at the Haven to read and share her original paintings used for illustrations. Treats will be provided. Ages: 5 and under Cost: Free for members; $5 per non-member family.
 
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Storytime in the Secret Garden
Date: February 17 2015
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Wing Haven Gardens - Children's Garden 260 Ridgewood Ave.
Fee/Cost: $0
Non-Member Fee/Cost: $5
Registration Deadline: 2/16/2015 at  5:00 PM
The story of Peter Rabbit is even more fun when followed by a walk through bunny paradise. Join us each month for a different story and romp in the garden! Bring a friend, a snack, and enjoy the Children's Garden after the program.
Ages: 5 and under
Cost: Free for members; $5 per non-member family

 
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Backyard Gardening Workshop
Date: March 14 2015
Time: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: Wing Haven Gardens
Fee/Cost: $5
Non-Member Fee/Cost: $8
Registration Deadline: 3/11/2015 at  5:00 PM
"How does your Garden Grow?"

Join Ben Fletcher, Wing Haven’s Garden Curator, for a fun and educational class about backyard vegetable gardening. We will show you how to build your own garden beds, how to prepare the soil, and what to plant. You can grow healthy, organic veggies for your family and friends!
ALL ADULTS FREE

 
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Storytime in the Secret Garden
Date: March 17 2015
Time: 10:00-11:00am
Location: Wing Haven Gardens - Children's Garden 260 Ridgewood Ave.
Fee/Cost: $0
Non-Member Fee/Cost: $5
Registration Deadline: 3/16/2015 at  5:00 PM
The story of Peter Rabbit is even more fun when followed by a walk through bunny paradise. Join us each month for a different story and romp in the garden! Bring a friend, a snack, and enjoy the Children's Garden after the program.
Ages: 5 and under
Cost: Free for members; $5 per non-member family
 
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Children's Easter
Date: March 28 2015
Time: 10:00 - 12:00pm
Location: Wing Haven Gardens
Fee/Cost: $5
Non-Member Fee/Cost: $8
Registration Deadline: 3/25/2015 at  5:00 PM
Hop on over for a special morning at Wing Haven where we'll celebrate the happiness Easter brings in one of Charlotte's most beautiful spaces. The children will make binoculars to help them spot treasures during a naturalist egg hunt, have an opportunity to learn about the wonderful backyard birds that call Wing Haven home and enjoy refreshments with special thanks to Suarez Bakery.

Ages: 7 and under
Adult chaperone free.
Participation is limited, please register in advance.

 
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Storytime in the Secret Garden
Date: April 21 2015
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Wing Haven Gardens - Children's Garden 260 Ridgewood Ave.
Fee/Cost: $0
Non-Member Fee/Cost: $5
Registration Deadline: 4/20/2015 at  5:00 PM
The story of Peter Rabbit is even more fun when followed by a walk through bunny paradise. Join us each month for a different story and romp in the garden! Bring a friend, a snack, and enjoy the Children's Garden after the program.

Ages: 5 and under
Cost: Free for members; $5 per non-member family

 
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High Tea Birthday Celebration (Celebrating the Elizabeth's and Eddie's Birthdays)
Date: May 3 2015
Time: 4:00-6:00pm
Location: Wing Haven Gardens
Adult: $35
Children under 10: $20
Registration Deadline: 5/2/2015 at  5:00 PM
Make this Mother's Day a day to remember! Join us for a very special multi-generational high tea in the Clarkson Garden

$35/Adult $20/Children under 10

 
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Storytime in the Secret Garden
Date: May 19 2015
Time: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Location: Wing Haven Gardens - Children's Garden 260 Ridgewood Ave.
Fee/Cost: $0
Non-Member Fee/Cost: $5
Registration Deadline: 5/18/2015 at  5:00 PM
The story of Peter Rabbit is even more fun when followed by a walk through bunny paradise. Join us each month for a different story and romp in the garden! Bring a friend, a snack, and enjoy the Children's Garden after the program.

Ages: 5 and under
Cost: Free for members; $5 per non-member family

 
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Camp Wing Haven
Date: June 15 2015 - June 18 2015
Time: 9:00 - 12:00 p.m.
Location: Children's Garden
Fee/Cost: $95
Non-Member Fee/Cost: $125
Registration Deadline: 6/1/2015 at  5:00 PM
Explore the wonders of Wing Haven through stories and hands-on activities. Campers will experience the garden critters, get their hands dirty, and plant vegetables and flowers in the children's garden.
Ages: Rising 1st graders
Participation is limited, please REGISTER IN ADVANCE.
 
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Jr. Wing Haven Gardener Camp
Date: June 22 2015 - June 25 2015
Time: 9:00 - 12:00p.m.
Location: Children's Garden
Fee/Cost: $95
Non-Member Fee/Cost: $125
Registration Deadline: 6/15/2015 at  5:00 PM
Campers will enjoy being outdoors, experiencing science, and caring for the environment. Learn about gardening, birding, and developing a garden as a wildlife habitat through fun hands-on activities.

Ages: rising 2nd and 3rd graders

Participation is limited, please REGISTER IN ADVANCE.

 
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