GROWing Together

Family Programs

Welcome!

With both the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens and the Botanical Research Institute of Texas as educational resources, GROW offers hands-on, nature-based educational programming to local families. For this season, Seedlings and Little Sprouts are back in the Garden, and don’t forget about Bella’s Book & Nature Club and Bella’s Saturday Story Time at BRIT. We are also offering Family Exploration Saturdays!

Come and GROW with us!

Email rlincoln@brit.org to be added to our "GROW Family Events" direct mail list. 

Point of Contact

Rachel Lincoln

Education Operations Specialist

Welcome!

With both the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens and the Botanical Research Institute of Texas as educational resources, GROW offers hands-on, nature-based educational programming to local families. For this season, Seedlings and Little Sprouts are back in the Garden, and don’t forget about Bella’s Book & Nature Club and Bella’s Saturday Story Time at BRIT. We are also offering Family Exploration Saturdays!

Come and GROW with us!

Email rlincoln@brit.org to be added to our "GROW Family Events" direct mail list. 

Current Events

Family Exploration Saturday

Every Saturday of the Month

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Come join GROW Girl for a fun, hands-on family hike every Saturday! Each family receives a botanist backpack to use during their hike filled with scientific tools. Work together to complete the activities while GROW Girl guides you through the Fuller Garden (ADA accessible) during the month of May. This program lasts for 1 hour and each hike is about a ½ mile long. There will be tons to discover so come and GROW with us! (Sign in upon arrival)

Location: Fuller Garden (#7 on FWBG map)

Meeting/Parking Location: Main FWBG Parking Lot (#9 on FWBG map)

Free to the public!

Little Sprouts

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Explore the outdoors with your children ages 18 months to 3 years at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Spend your morning in the garden for story time and activities with Carlos the Cactus! This month we will be reading the book, Bird Builds a Nest by Martin Jenkins. Discover with us as we learn all about our flying friends and why they can be very important part of a garden. See you there! (Sign in upon arrival)

Location: Backyard Veggie Garden (#25 on FWBG Map)

Age: Catered to 18 months to 3 years old, all ages welcome

Free to the public!

Upcoming Events

Bella's Saturday Storytime

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Children ages 18 months to 5 years and their families join Bella the Begonia for story time and self-guided activities on BRIT’s First Saturday events. After story time, join Bella in the Tree House for nature explorations!

Location: BRIT (1700 University Drive Fort Worth, TX 76107)

Age: Catered to ages 18 months to 5 years, all ages welcome

Free to the public!