Ladew Topiary Gardens

Named One of the Top 5 Gardens
in North America


Storytime in the GardensPicture of Storytime Worm and
Nature Stories & Crafts
(Ages 2-6 years)

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Ages:  2-6 years with an adult
Times:  10:30 – 11:15 a.m.(ages 2 to 4 recommended)  or 12:30 – 1:15 p.m. (ages 3 to 6 recommended)

Individual Program Fee: Members $5 per child/adult pair, Non-members $15 per child/adult pair. Additional siblings only $5 each! 

Includes admission to the Gardens (weather permitting). Space is limited. Advanced registration and payment is required.

To register contact Sue at 410-557-9570, ext. 213 or,

or choose Register on-Line below.

Storytime in the Gardens 2015 

Spring Series ( April - June )

Tuesday, April 7: Spring has Sprung 
The buds are bursting and the birds are singing.  Nature is waking from its long winter nap.  Let’s celebrate this most joyous time of year.
Wednesday, April 29: Egg-cited about Eggs   (Sorry, both sessions are sold out)
It’s that time of year when animals are building their nests and laying eggs.  Let’s read about eggs and all the beautiful colors, shapes, sizes, and textures in which they ar
e created. 
Tuesday, May 12: Rainy Day Fun
Springtime brings plenty of rain, but also blooming flowers!  So let’s be happy for the rain and read about how wonderful it is.
Wednesday, May 27: Hop-along Froggy   (Sorry, both sessions are sold out)
The frogs are out and about singing their beautiful songs.   Let’s learn about how they grow – from egg to tadpole to adult.
Tuesday, June 9: The Nose Knows   (Sorry, both sessions are sold out)
Long and strong or short and stout, animal noses are fun, no doubt.  Find out about different animal noses and how they are used.
Wednesday, June 17: Funny Foxes (Sorry, both sessions are sold out)
Ladew knows foxes.  Let’s read about these beautiful, shy mammals of our fields and forests.

Spring Series Discounts
Register for whole Spring Series for only $20 per member child: $60 per non-member child: $20 per extra sibling.



Summer Series ( July - August )

Tuesday, July 14: Crazy for Caterpillars   (Sorry, both sessions are sold out)
Whether fuzzy, smooth, striped or spotted, caterpillars are so fun to watch.  We will visit the butterfly house and read about caterpillars and the butterflies or moths that they grow into.
Wednesday, July 22: Lets go camping (Sorry, both sessions are sold out)
Playing, sleeping and eating outside is fun!  Let’s hike to Ladew’s woods for a story time about camping fun!
Tuesday, August 11: Seagulls and Sandpipers   (Sorry, both sessions are sold out)
Let’s imagine that we’re birds at the beach as we read about fun in the sun, sand and water.
Wednesday, August 19: Over in the Meadow (Sorry, the 10:30 session is sold out.  A few spaces remain in the 12:30 session)
Let’s head to the meadow to read about the many beautiful wildflowers growing there and the bugs and animals who call the meadow home.

Summer Series Discounts
Register for whole Summer  Series for only $15 per member child: $45 per non-member child: $15 per extra sibling.