September 2016

  • Botany in Action: Meet the Fellows

    Fri., Sept. 23; 5 – 7 p.m.

    Meet our Botany in Action research fellows and learn about their global adventures at this special one-night-only opportunity.
  • Tropical Forest Congo Festival

    Sun., Sept. 25; 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

    Join us for a celebration of the culture and plants of the Congo. Participate in activities, enjoy live entertainment, and savor fruit samples from Café Phipps. This event is free with admission to the conservatory.
  • September Public Programs

    Saturdays and Sundays; 1:30 p.m. except where noted

    Grow your garden know-how by attending a free-with-admission class. From botanical embroidery to perennial care, local experts bring it all to you surrounded by the beauty of our gardens.
  • SEED Classroom and Observational Beehive Open Hours

    Saturdays; 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

    Phipps' revolutionary new SEED Classroom and observational beehive are now open for you to discover. Drop in during our Saturday open hours and a graduate of our Learning for a Greener Future high school internship will show you around. No advance reservation is required.
  • Environmental Film Series

    Fri., Sept. 16; 7 – 9 p.m.

    The Environmental Film Series is an exciting monthly event inviting community members to come together to view environmental films and documentaries. Each viewing will be followed by a dynamic discussion with film producers, scientists and environmental advocates.
  • Let’s Move Pittsburgh and YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh Family Yoga

    Sun., Sept. 18; 9 a.m.

    THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL. Join us at Phipps for a free, family-style yoga class presented by the YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh and Let’s Move Pittsburgh.