Rooted in Plants: Celebrate Black History Month
Visit the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden to celebrate Black History Month by learning about the ways in which people of the African Diaspora have contributed to our understanding and uses of plants around the world! Investigate seeds native to Africa and create your own plant maze light box experiment to learn about the amazing Black botanist Marie Clark Taylor, who was awarded the first science Ph.D. for a woman at Fordham University. Discover inspirational stories about Black STEM professionals from history and today.
Self-Guided Exploration: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Guided Activities: Weekdays, 1:30–4:30 p.m.; Weekends, 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Storytime: 2:30 p.m. on weekends and holiday Mondays, weather permitting