Ladew Topiary Gardens

Named One of the Top 5 Gardens
in North America

Children’s Day

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Saturday, September 10, 2016 

11am - 4pm

Now in its 36th year, Children’s Day has become the most anxiously anticipated family event at Ladew.  The entire family will enjoy this fun-filled day of learning and excitement as we use plants, animals, sounds and other aspects of nature as inspiration for art, play and movement.  The day features hands-on learning and creativity stations throughout the gardens and in the Butterfly House, educational presentations by the Irvine Nature Center & Natural History Society of MD & Harford Bird Club, art projects, (Disclaimer: Some art projects may use paint. Therefore, please be mindful of wearing play clothes.) sing-a-longs with Pam the KinderSinger, magic shows with The One-Step MagiCompany, and other guest presenters including The Creative Cow, The Drawing Zoo, Do-Re-Wee Academy, Mama Bear Yoga, Benjamin’s Landing Gourds, Harford Master Gardeners, Harford County Center for the Arts, as well as self-guided tours of the Gardens and Nature Walk (all included with the day’s admission)

11:30 – 12:00      Sing-a-long       Pam the Kindersinger

12:15 – 12:45       Yoga                    Mama Bear Yoga

1:00 – 1:30          Live Animals      Irvine Nature Center

1:45 – 2:15           Magic Show        One Step MagiCompany

2:30 – 3:00          Sing-a-long         Do Re Wee Music Academy

3:15 – 4:00          Live Animals       Irvine Nature Center











 House Tours are not included in above prices: add $5 per house tour to each person 

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Children's Day menu


Children's Day is sponsored in part by:



This agency and its activities are
 made possible by a grant from
 the Maryland State Arts Council.

Thank you to our Media Sponsor