Mother and son gardening in the Edible Academy

Drop-In Family Programs

Limited drop-in activities are available through October.?All registered programs are virtual. Learn more about kids and family activities through NYBG at Home for Kids & Families.


Craft Your Own Garden Adventures

Every day at the Garden families can embark on an exciting adventure to discover the world of plants. Each season brings new opportunities to explore and to make lifelong connections with nature.

Child playing with seeds

Drop-In Gardening Activities

Explore the Edible Academy’s fall bounty with a scavenger hunt and learn how we prepare the garden for the winter season ahead. Discover how to collect and save seeds with your own take-home seed packet, and spread out and relax under our colorful umbrellas on the Burke Amphitheater lawn.

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Photo of children learning at the Discovery Center

Drop-In Nature Exploration

When the Garden fully reopens, the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden will welcome visitors of all ages to a playful space. Here there are countless opportunities for all children of all ages to explore the wonders of science and nature.

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Green School, Children, Teacher, Birthday Party

Birthday Parties

Birthday parties at the Garden are fun and educational, offering full packages including instructor-led activities, party materials, food and drinks, and more!

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Registered Family Programs