Nature Explorers Gather at The Gardens


Mar 20, 2018 to Nov 20, 2018
10:00 AM until 11:30 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday.


Birds, bugs, bees! Veggies, turtles, trees! Nature Explorers returns to The Gardens at Heather Farm on Tuesday, March 20th for its fourth year with a fun, engaging and educational program for preschoolers. Designed for ages two to five, children and their adult caregivers explore the natural world in a lush, garden setting during this series of six 90-minute, weekly classes featuring nature-themed stories, garden walks, hands-on activities, and other fun projects. The program is led by experienced teachers.

In 2018, participants will explore marine biology, conservation, habitats of California, garden plants, and rocks and minerals, and celebrate World Planting Day, Earth Day, World Oceans Day, World Sea Turtle Day and National Honeybee Day with special, themed activities.

Classes are held on Tuesday mornings from 10 a.m to 11:30 a.m. The six-week sessions run from March 2o through November 20. Registration for each session is limited to 15 children. Parent/adult participation is required. Discounts offered for siblings over age two. Children under two may attend free of charge with their registered older sibling(s). Light, healthy snacks are provided.


Session 1: Conservation, 3/20-4/24
Session 2: Birds, 5/1-6/5
Session 3: Marine Biologists, 6/12-7/17
Session 4: Bugs, 7/24-8/28
Session 5: Habitats in California, 9/4-10/9
Session 6: Discovering the Garden, 10/16-11/20

Advanced registration for each six-week session: $80 for members / $100 for non-members
Single-class drop-in rate: $15 for members / $20 for non-members

For more information and to register, visit


$15-$20 | $80-$100 for session of six classes


View map The Gardens at Heather Farm
1540 Marchbanks Drive
Walnut Creek, CA

Additional Information


The Gardens at Heather Farm


(925) 947-1678

Contact name

Tascha Barnes

Contact email

We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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