Educational Programs and Events

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens is a living, growing, vibrant classroom for people of all ages. From seed propagation workshops to kids nature exploration, rhododendron lectures to botanical illustration, yoga practice to bird walks, there is always something new to learn, create, or experience at Jenkins!

Click below to download our current Programs-at-a-Glance and program/event catalog:
Winter + Spring 2023 Programs-at-a-Glance
Winter + Spring 2023 Program and Event Catalog

Registration is required for all programs, unless stated otherwise. Click here for Jenkins’ online program and event registration via Eventbrite. You can also view our programs by category:

Art & Photography
Gardening & Nature
Third Thursday Lectures
Wellness Classes
Youth Programs

Please inform us of cancellations at least five days before the program. No refund will be issued if cancellation is made less than five days prior to the program start date. Jenkins reserves the rights to cancel any program if necessary. In the case of cancellation by Jenkins, registration fees will be refunded.

Check out our virtual program archives here.

Learn about our current and upcoming art exhibitions and receptions here.

Contact with questions or for more information. 

Read & Move! (Ages 2–5)

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens 631 Berwyn Baptist Road, Devon, PA

Get your brains and bodies moving with Amy and Lisa!Read & Move! (Ages 2–5)Thursday, February 2 , 10 – 10:45 AMAmy Mawby, Education Manager, Jenkins Arboretum & GardensLisa Schwarcz, Yoga Instructor and Pediatric Physical TherapistGet your brains and bodies moving! Class will combine stories and yoga movements with a fun holiday theme and a craft. On Groundhog’s Day (Feb 2), explore what animals do during the winter season and play with shadows.Suitable for ages 2–5.

$12.00 - $15.00

Get Ready for the Great Backyard Bird Count

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens 631 Berwyn Baptist Road, Devon, PA

Learn about our backyard birds and how to participate in the GBBCGet Ready for the Great Backyard Bird Count Saturday, February 4, 10 – 11 AM Bonnie and Phil Witmer, Birders and Members, Delaware Valley Ornithological Club How can you and your family learn about birds and contribute to science? Join in on the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC). The GBBC is a fun and simple annual event (Feb 17–20) that engages bird watchers of

$10.00 - $15.00

Sculptures with Sarah (Ages 6+)

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens 631 Berwyn Baptist Road, Devon, PA

Discover how Sarah Peters made her sculpture by getting hands on with the process!Sculptures with Sarah(Ages 6+)Saturday, February 4, 10:30 AM – 12 PMJoin artist Sarah Peters to explore the Botanical Fainting Couch, a plant-themed sculpture on-view at Jenkins through February 2023. Discover how Sarah made her sculpture by getting hands on with the process! Participants will get to make botanical impressions in clay followed by plaster castings of their designs to take home. Bring