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Marvelous Mondays in the Children’s Garden returns to Hershey Gardens


Marvelous Mondays in The Children’s Garden, the popular kids’ event filled with entertainment, crafts and discovery stations, returns to Hershey Gardens. Marvelous Mondays is held each Monday through Aug. 14.

An extended Marvelous Mondays will occur on July 24, as PNC’s Mobile Learning Adventure visits from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. PNC’s Mobile Learning Adventure is a traveling exhibit that provides an opportunity for parents and caregivers to learn about the importance of early childhood education while they engage in fun activities with their children. Families can participate in activity stations, some of which focus on learning; others which focus on fun.

Marvelous Mondays is included in admission to Hershey Gardens. Details on the various crafts and entertainment for all Marvelous Mondays are listed below.

Monday, July 17, 2017
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Craft – stick worms
Entertainment (10:30 a.m.) – animals from ZooAmerica
Discovery Station – Touch-a-Bug Cart

Monday, July 24, 2017
Extended hours – 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 pm.
Craft – lightning bug sun catcher
Entertainment – PNC’s Mobile Learning Adventure
Discovery Station – Touch-a-Bug Cart

Monday, July 31, 2017
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Craft – clothespin bird
Entertainment (10:30 a.m.) – storytelling
Discovery Station – Touch-a-Bug Cart

Monday, Aug. 7, 2017
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Craft – create a caterpillar
Entertainment (10:30 a.m.) – puppet show
Discovery Station – Touch-a-Bug Cart

Monday, Aug. 14, 2017
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Craft – paper flower pot
Entertainment (10:30 a.m.) – storytelling
Discovery Station – Touch-a-Bug Cart

Additional Summer Activities

Summer Guided Walks
Fridays and Saturdays through Sept. 2, 2017 at 1 p.m.

Led by Dr. Raymond Barbehenn, summer guided walks will lead families on a fun and educational journey to discover the Gardens during one of the most colorful seasons of the year. Participants can enjoy the blooming roses and summer annuals while they learn interesting facts about plants and trees. Barbehenn is a nationally respected and published research scientist and serves as Associate Research Scientist at the University of Michigan. Guided summer walks are subject to cancellation in the event of inclement weather. Included in admission.

 

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