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Wednesday, October 30, 2013


Creatures of the Night 

Creatures of the Night

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Hours: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: Throughout the Conservatory
Cost: $3 suggested donation (kids 3 and under, and GPCA Members are free)


The Garfield Park Conservatory hosts an extra special Halloween themed evening by showcasing live nocturnal animals in the Conservatory’s living collection. Night dwelling animals, such as a fruit bat, owls, and spiders will visit the Conservatory on this special Halloween night. Come learn about these creatures’ special night-time tricks, and get a treat for your efforts! Music, activities, trick or treat stations and more are all part of this special evening. Halloween get-ups are encouraged!


Live Animals Scheduled to Attend:




Fruit bat

Fennec fox



Snakes and other reptiles


Brush-tailed bettong

  Please note: animal guests are subject to change.


Activity Stations Include:


Grow-in-the-Dark necklaces

Corn husk scarecrows

Edible seed shakers

Halloween seed bombs

Sing and dance along to live “Boo-Grass” music by Third Sunday String Band