sprout & shout summer concerts

July 10th, 17th, 24th & 31st
Join us for Sprout & Shout Children's Summer Concert Series on the East Terrace at Leach Botanical Garden! Enjoy a lunchtime dance party featuring groovy tunes from Mr Ben, Talullah’s Daddy, Jessa Campbell & the Saplings, and the Kid’s Junk Orchestra! Explore the garden before or after the show. Fun for the whole family!

Ticket pricing: $13 for adults 19+, $7 Children 3 - 18, Children 2 and under free.

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2024 Lecture Series

July 24, August 21, September 18, & October 16
Join us for the 2024 lecture series:
Urban Wildlife: Exploring Our City's Wild Side
Sponsored by Portland Nursery

Tickets are $25 for Members and $30 for non-members.
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July 24th
- Wildlife in our Backyard
August 21st - Reptiles of Portland
September 18th - Winging It
October 16th - Fish Tails in Portland
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Outdoor storytime with Multnomah County Library

July 25th, 30th; August 20th, 22nd

Join Multnomah County Library in the Far Meadow for a free summer storytime series. Includes free entry to the garden, fun books, songs rhymes, and more!

Thursday, July 25th 10 AM - Spanish/English
Tuesday, July 30th, 11 AM - Russian/English
Tuesday, August 20th, 10 AM - Vietnamese/English
Thursday, August 22nd, 10 AM - Spanish/English

Supported by gifts to the Library Foundation.

Honeybee Hikes

Wednesdays June 5th - October, 2024.
10 AM to 11:30 AM

Come explore Leach Botanical Garden at the gentle pace of a toddler! Our nature education staff will lead groups of 2-5 year olds and their grown-ups on slow, curiosity-driven activities designed to engage young minds and incorporate their caregivers. Register soon; we expect capacity to fill quickly!

Participating adults, don't forget to sign up!

Maximum two (2) children per adult. Adults must attend the activity. Please ask about our Garden for All program if admission cost is a barrier for entry.

Moment "Among the Trees"

July 28th
4:30 PM to 8:30 PM

Step into a seamless cascade of abstract sounds among the trees at Leach Botanical Garden. Join us for an evening of live music and DJ sets curated by Moment on the garden’s aerial tree walk. Enjoy performances by Quickly Quickly; Zaam Unit; the trio of Qur'an Shaheed, Sharada Shashidhar, & Me'kala Session, and DJ Stepdad. Bring chairs, blankets, or pack a picnic basket and enjoy a lovely summer evening in the garden. Tickets - $30

Moment is a Portland-based organization, producing and curating events in the city with a focus on sharing adventurous sounds from local and international artists.

ASL Tour for the Deaf Community

September 28th
10 AM to 12 PM

Join Max Meyers, program coordinator at Leach Botanical Garden, and Johnson Creek Watershed Council for a guided garden tour in ASL. See our fantastic botanical collection, learn about the Garden’s unique history, and experience the wonder of Portland’s diverse ecosystems. Open to all ASL signers; primarily geared towards Deaf visitors and their families. 

After the tour, Johnson Creek Watershed Council will provide light refreshments and snacks, and we’ll have a shady spot to sit and chat. 

Free with garden admission. If admission cost is a barrier for entry, please email Max at mmeyers@leachgarden.org to request Garden For All free admission.

The tour route is not wheelchair accessible and will be led on uneven paths and slopes, on a mix of gravel, steps, and pavement. The tour will be in ASL only; no English interpretation will be available. Max is a CODA who grew up in Eugene, Oregon, with a mix of ASL, PSE, and English. 
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