Upcoming Events at Olivewood Gardens

From garden exploration classes for little ones to themed cooking classes for adults to our annual Seedling Soirée, you can find all our upcoming happenings here.

Day of Play 2021

Saturday, July 31, 2021   10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join us for Day of Play 2021, a FREE community outdoor event for the whole family to learn, grow, and make nourishing decisions together.
In this fun outdoor event, families will participate in nutrition & gardening activities, take-home crafts, fun, physical activities & games, cooking demonstrations from the “Kitchenistas,” raffle prizes from our sponsors & more!

While this event will be held in-person, to promote maximum social distancing, we ask you to sign your family up for a specific time slot using the form below and ensure all family members wear a mask while on premises.

Note: The in person event is reserved for National City residents.

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Únase a nosotros para el Día de Juego 2021, un evento comunitario al aire libre GRATUITO para que toda la familia aprenda, crezca y tome decisiones nutritivas juntos.

En este divertido evento al aire libre, las familias participarán en actividades de nutrición y jardinería, manualidades para llevar a casa, diversión, actividades físicas y juegos, demostraciones de cocina de los “Kitchenistas”, rifas de premios de nuestros patrocinadores y más.

Este evento se llevará a cabo en persona, para promover el máximo distanciamiento social, le pedimos que inscriba a su familia en un horario específico utilizando el formulario a continuación y asegúrese de que todos los miembros de la familia usen un cubre bocas mientras se encuentran en las instalaciones. 

Nota: El evento en persona es reservado para residentes de National City.

Tuesday, August 17, 2021   12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join our Executive Director, Jen Nation for a virtual walking tour of Olivewood Gardens and a sit-down Q & A for an opportunity to learn more about the in’s and out’s of our programs!

Tune in to get the insider perspective on exciting things on the horizon, ways we are learning to pivot our services to cater to the needs of our community amidst COVID-19, how you can get involved and get to connect personally with our incredible Executive Director!

This is a virtual opportunity via Zoom Tuesday, August, 17th from 12:00PM – 1:00PM.

In-Person Whole Fish Grilling Class // Clase de cocina de pescado a la plancha entero en persona

Saturday, August 21, 2021   4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Nos complace ofrecer una clase de cocina en vivo y en persona en Olivewood en asociación con Fishful Future el sábado 19 de junio a las 4:30 p.m. Venga a disfrutar de los hermosos jardines y encienda la parrilla  Usaremos métodos sostenibles para disfrutar del pescado utilizando todas las partes de esta sabrosa proteína, recién capturada y llena de sabor.

Nuestros socios Fishful Future compartirán consejos sobre dónde obtener pescado local, cómo utilizar diferentes cortes de pescado y le presentarán nuevas especies de pescado. Los participantes se irán a casa con nuevas habilidades y recetas para recrear esta comida sencilla y divertida. ¡El espacio es limitado, así que obtenga sus boletos rápidamente!

We are excited to present a live, in-person Olivewood cooking class in partnership with Fishful Future on Saturday, August 21st at 4:30 PM. Come enjoy the beautiful gardens and fire up the grill as we cook fish, grilled veggies and garden fresh salad, and flame cooked fruit for dessert. We’ll use sustainable methods to enjoy fish by utilizing all parts of this tasty protein- fresh caught and full of flavor! 

Our partners with Fishful Future will share tips on where to source local fish, how to use different cuts of fish, and introduce you to new fish species. Participants will go home with new skills and recipes to recreate this fun and uncomplicated meal – space is limited so get your tickets fast!

Tuesday, November 23, 2021   12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join our Executive Director, Jen Nation for a virtual walking tour of Olivewood Gardens and a sit-down Q & A for an opportunity to learn more about the in’s and out’s of our programs!

Tune in to get the insider perspective on exciting things on the horizon, ways we are learning to pivot our services to cater to the needs of our community amidst COVID-19, how you can get involved and get to connect personally with our incredible Executive Director!

This is a virtual opportunity via Zoom Tuesday, November, 23rd from 12:00PM – 1:00PM.