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Join us for the Winter 2018 Take a Break in the Dirt Program!

This seasonal, volunteer-run, adaptive gardening program engages children with disabilities ages 5-18 in gardening and nature related activities while their family or caregiver takes a well-earned break!

Children are matched with a volunteer who guides and supports them, whether they have a physical, intellectual, or developmental disability. Children learn about garden tooling, watering, composition, plant propagation, and garden grooming. All while they create garden memories through journaling and take-home projects. Most of all, children enjoy the restorative benefits of just being in and interacting with nature!

If you interested in becoming a Green Thumb volunteer for this event please complete this form.

Registration and Application required.  Call 412-369-4673 or email info@hopegrows.net

Parents, Consider taking a yoga class during these times for your own enjoyment. Click here for details and pricing for this class.

Winter 2018 Location: Pittsburgh Botanic Garden 799 Pinkerton Run Rd, Oakdale PA 15071

Dates: Every Saturday January 13, 2018 – February 17, 2018

Saturday Mornings: 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

TakeFIVE is a project of the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University

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RSVP Take a Break in the Dirt Every Saturday January 13, 2018 - February 17, 2018 from 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

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