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Ms. Smarty-Plants™ will be walking in the Children’s Parade at the 2017 Balboa Park EarthFair!   Our theme this year is Save the Butterflies! Come join the fun on April 23 at 10:30 am by the Spanish Village.  The parade will march through the Park to the Children’s Area in the Pan American Plaza.

Make sure to wear your favorite butterfly wings so Ms. Smarty-Plants™ can see you!  For more information on creating your own butterfly garden print our butterfly sheet.



The 2017 Butterfly and Spring Garden Festival is right around the corner!  Join Ms. Smarty-Plants™ on April 29th for her highly anticipated Pollinator Party!  A fun and entertaining show on the importance of pollinators.  The party will begin at 11:00am, so get ready to get down with all your favorite bugs!  Come dressed as your favorite pollinator.


Don’t forget to make your way to the gazebo for Story Time with Miss Metamorphosis at this years festival!

Story times are 9:30am and 12:30am.  See you there!



Educators & The Environment -Training for Teachers

2017 Educators and The Environment EEI Flyer

Gain access to free curriculum by the California Education & the Environment Initiative (EEI) that teaches science, history and English language arts through an environmental  lens, aligned with NGSS and State Standards. Discover how you can pair EEI units with a  Ms. Smarty-Plants™ field trip at The Water Conservation Garden.

Registration Required at http://thegarden.org/events/education-environment-teacher-workshop/