Public Garden Day at Botanical Garden May 11-12

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Celebrate the National Public Gardens Day at Toledo Botanical Garden, your museum of plants at Metroparks Toledo. Special activities will be available May 11 and 12.

Walk the gardens to enjoy the beauty of collections and meet local artists.

Open house hours; Friday, May 11: noon to 3 p.m.; Saturday, May 12 10 to 5 p.m.Enjoy self-guided tours through the 60 acres of display gardens.

Horticulturists and volunteers will stationed through the garden to answer questions about the collections. Resident organizations will be there, too, answering your questions about their clubs and their involvement with the Garden.

Activities

Bird Walk with Steve Stockford, new park supervisor, Saturday at 10 a.m.

Horticulture presence in Woodland and Perennial Gardens, both days

OSU Extension activities: Horticulture Hotline Hours are Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Multiple activities for kids.

Artisan Village and Resident clubs activities:

Toledo Potters Guild Sale, Friday noon to 7 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Plant sale: Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Herbs, bulbs, perennials and shrubs by the Garden Club Forum and Maumee Valley Herb Society

Hands On Studio Art-O-Mat machine reception , Friday 6:30 to 8:30 p.m, Hands-on teacher demos, Friday and Saturday noon to 5 p.m.

Toledo Artists Club: Gallery open Saturday, Plain Air painters around the garden

Branching Out Studio will have a public weaving project and is open Friday and Saturday

Toledo Glass Guild, glassblowing demos, Saturday

Unruly Arts open Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Blair Museum of Lithophanes open Saturday and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m.