Rendering of the Ordway Gardens.
Family spotlights: Ordway Gardens, baby animals
- April 11, 2013 - 5:50 PM
Next weekend is the official opening of the Ordway Gardens, a new wing to the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. It will feature the conservatory’s bonsai collection and Japanese garden as a year-round experience. To celebrate, the weekend will include live performances, demonstrations and activities. (10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Free. Marjorie McNeely Conservatory, 1225 Estabrook Dr., St. Paul. 651-487-8200. www.comozooconservatory.org.)
BABY ANIMAL FAIR
Play with live baby animals at this fur-filled event. “Travel” through five continents and learn about Heifer International’s work to end poverty and hunger. Get information on volunteer projects, and enjoy ethnic foods, crafts, games and exhibits. (Noon-4 p.m. next Sun. Free. Buffalo Civic Center, 1396 County Road 134, Buffalo, Minn. www.babyanimalfair.org.)
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