Weekly Events Calendar: 04.12.06

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Art & Design Events…

  • Garfield Park Conservatory Flower Show
    • In April through May, hydrangeas, spring annuals, perennials, flowering trees and bulbs are displayed to offer another look of spring. After seeing this show, you may be inspired to use some of the featured plants in your own garden.
    • Garfield Park Conservatory
    • April-May, daily 9 am – 5 pm

  • Lincoln Park Conservatory Flower Show

    • Azaleas, camellias, tulips, daffodils, orchids and a brilliant array of fascinating plants and shrubs adorn this nineteenth century, Victorian conservatory.
    • Lincoln Park Conservatory
    • April-May, daily 9 am – 5 pm

  • Secrets of Soap: Chicago Botanic Garden Family Program

    • Discover the story behind soap making, from its stinky homemade beginnings to flower-scented mass-production. Create soap using plant materials for the color, scent and texture.
    • Chicago Botanic Garden
    • Saturday, April 15, 9:30 – 11 am and 1 – 2:30 pm

  • Chicago Green Drinks

    • An opportunity for those interested in sustainability/environmental issues to gather, network, learn what others are doing, and to discuss issues important to them.
    • Jefferson Tap & Grill, 325 N. Jefferson
    • Tuesday, April 18, 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm

  • Architecture and Healing: Feng Shui in Hospitals

    • Discussing the basic principles of feng shui, architect Claudia Schumm will also speak about her own energy efficient, environmentally friendly home, designed with feng shui principals.
    • The American Institute of Architects
    • Tuesday, April 18, 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm