Events for the weekend (17&18 June)
Explore the weird and wonderful diversity of insects and minibeasts living in and around the pond at the National Botanic Gardens. Perfect your technique with guidance from the experts and learn how to identify the amazing creatures you have captured. Once you have discovered the hidden life of ponds you will never look at them the same way again!
Using a fun easy-to-follow colour-coded system and animated music games, Dabbledoo guarantees that any aspiring musician (young or old) will instantly be singing and playing along together. Everyone gets an instrument and everyone gets to join in.
All welcome to join us, Amanda & Felicity, on Saturday 17th June from 15.45 - 18.00 for a fun-filled afternoon of Yoga, singing and drumming in the beautiful setting of Killiney Hill. We will begin with gentle & fun yoga for all the family. All welcome, children & adults. We will then take time to connect with our hearts, each other & our surroundings through the power of collective song, prayer & meditation.
Free Entry! Discover fascinating and quirky electronic sound installations by composer Jonathan Nangle.
Bring your favourite teddy for a fun nature walk in the park. Then stop for a picnic and story with the OWLS teddy bears! Suitable for young children and toddlers. Booking is essential.
During these workshops for families we invite you to explore and respond to our permanent collection and temporary exhibitions such as Port Life: Eugeen van Mieghem, through discussion and drawing. Parents must stay with children at all times. Bring your own sketchbook along or avail of the drawing materials provided. Suitable for kids over 4.