We know it’s been a minute since school has been in session. We still have a few weeks left before it starts back, so there’s no doubt some homes might be getting a little antsy. Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens has a ton of creative ways to keep your kids entertained right now—don’t miss out!
The Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens has teamed up with Little Professor Bookshop to bring an exciting new project into your home. Their Get Outside Activity Boxes bring the Gardens’ popular Children’s Summer Camps to you.
Here’s a preview of what you can find in each box, but for full details, check out this link! Boxes are $60 for members of the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens and $75 for non-members.
Every box includes the following, in addition to the box-specific items:
If you’re looking to get out of the house for a bit, the Gardens is the place to do it. With more than enough room to space out and plenty of safety precautions in place, it’s a no-brainer.
They recently launched new self-guided tours of select garden spaces and features. The project was created by the Friends’ Education and Visitor Experience team, and it’s such a fun idea!
To hear the audio at each stop throughout the tours, simply open your smartphone camera app or other QR code reader, hold it steady to scan the QR code on each sign and listen.
Read more about it here.
The Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens recently launched a brand new YouTube channel full of content for all ages. Here’s a sample:
It’s more important than ever to show your support for our Birmingham community. Become a member of the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens today starting at only $50/year! That’s less than $5 a month. Skip one coffee; be a part of a mission that matters. Use discount code GARDENS2020 and receive 10% off the membership level of your choice.
Members also enjoy all kinds of benefits such as:
Don’t want to miss the latest from the Gardens? Sign up for the Friends’ e-newsletter to learn about upcoming offerings for children and families, such as Family Yoga in the Gardens on Saturday, August 8. Keep an eye out for family hike dates later this summer and fall as well.
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