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May
2
Tue
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
May 2 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States

Bring your little owlets 2 and older for enchanting nature-themed story time at Nature’s Table!

May
5
Fri
Garden Sprouts @ Descanso Gardens
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

4 Fridays from May 5 – 26. Meets in the Harvest Garden.

Garden Sprouts is a grownup and child (ages 2-4) class where the seeds of love for nature are planted and nurtured. Children and adults participate in storytime, songs, hands-on nature, science, art, and gardening activities, as well as prepare a healthy snack together. All activities are designed specifically for children’s fine and gross motor skills & social development.   

$40 members; $48 nonmembers; Pre-registration required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

Toddler Treks

Image information: Garden Sprouts, © Descanso Gardens

May
6
Sat
Little Explorers @ Descanso Gardens
May 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join us this month for a special bird-themed exploration for children ages 2 to 5 in celebration of Bird LA Day. Free with admission. No registration required, free with admission to Descanso Gardens.

For more information about Bird L.A. Day visit http://birdladay.org/

May
9
Tue
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
May 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States

Bring your little owlets 2 and older for enchanting nature-themed story time at Nature’s Table!

May
16
Tue
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
May 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States

Bring your little owlets 2 and older for enchanting nature-themed story time at Nature’s Table!

May
20
Sat
Rose Festival @ Descanso Gardens
May 20 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Celebrate America’s favorite flower in our beautiful Rose Garden from May 20-21. Come and experience our discovery station, floral art activities, garden walks and more! All activities free with admission.

For Sunday’s schedule on May 21, click here.

Rare Rose Discovery Station | 9am – noon
Get an up close look at rare and special roses from Descanso’s collection.

Floral Art Activities | 10am – 2pm
Make your very own floral creations using roses and other flowers.

“Human Vase” Living Art | 11am – 2pm
Come view floral artist Alison Franchi and make-up artist Jennifer Aspinall’s latest installation, as they transform a live model into a piece of floral art.

Cello Performance | 11am, noon and 1pm
Enjoy a cello performance framed by the beauty of the Rose Garden.

Rose Garden Walk and Talk | 1pm
Join Descanso Gardens horticulture staff on a guided walk through the Rose Garden.

Patina | 10am – 4pm
Don’t miss rose-inspired fare from Patina available for purchase in the Rose Pavilion.

Rose Festival 2017

Photo: © Danielle Bedics-Arizala

May
21
Sun
Rose Festival @ Descanso Gardens
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Celebrate America’s favorite flower in our beautiful Rose Garden from May 20-21. Come and experience our discovery station, floral art activities, garden walks and more! All activities free with admission.

Rare Rose Discovery Station | 9am – noon
Get an up close look at rare and special roses from Descanso’s collection.

Floral Art Activities | 10am – 2pm
Make your very own floral creations using roses and other flowers.

“Human Vase” Living Art | 11am – 2pm
Come view floral artist Alison Franchi and make-up artist Jennifer Aspinall’s latest installation, as they transform a live model into a piece of floral art.

Cello Performance | 11am, noon and 1pm
Enjoy a cello performance framed by the beauty of the Rose Garden.

Rose Garden Walk and Talk | 1pm
Join Descanso Gardens horticulture staff on a guided walk through the Rose Garden.

Patina | 10am – 4pm
Don’t miss rose-inspired fare from Patina available for purchase in the Rose Pavilion.

Rose Festival 2017

Photo: © Danielle Bedics-Arizala

May
23
Tue
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
May 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States

Bring your little owlets 2 and older for enchanting nature-themed story time at Nature’s Table!

May
30
Tue
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
May 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States

Bring your little owlets 2 and older for enchanting nature-themed story time at Nature’s Table!

Jun
6
Tue
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens
Jun 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am
Little Owls Reading Nest @ Descanso Gardens | La Cañada Flintridge | California | United States

Bring your little owlets 2 and older for enchanting nature-themed story time at Nature’s Table!