All in-person UC Botanical Garden programs are suspended during this time. Please visit our calendar for the most current information or email with questions.

Zoom Family Program: The Chocolate Tree

Saturday, March 20 | 10 – 10:45am

Does chocolate really grow on trees? Join our Saturday Family Program to learn about the wonderful cacoa tree (Theobroma cacao) and its native habitat, the tropical rainforests of Mesoamerica. Discover some of the history of this beloved fruit, how its seeds are turned into chocolate, and why monkeys are one of its best friends. (This program is geared for a youth audience.)

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Past Family Programs

The Garden offers monthly family programs led by education staff in a range of topics from botanical crafts carnivorous plants! 

January | Kids & Spices

February | Botanical Valentine Tea (AM & PM)

March | Fiber & Dye Family Day

April | Naturally Dyed Spring Eggs (AM & PM)

May | Floral Crafts for Mother’s Day

June | Bug Day Family Day