Family Picnic in Partnership with Rainbow Families

Sunday 11 September 2016 11:00am - 2:00pmTickets available
Advanced sales: $5, $0 Child (under age 18); Day-of sales: $18, $0 Child (under age 18)

Part of: Family Fun Days

Tell your friends:

Connect with other LGBT families in Hillwood's urban oasis at this family celebration.

Festivities include:

  • Pack a picnic from home or purchase food from the café's express menu to enjoy on the magnificent lawn.
  • Play games on the lawn, including hula hoop, badminton, and jump rope.
  • Practice your putt on the Putting Green.
  • Get your face painted with your favorite garden critter.
  • Try on costumes from a collection of hero's capes, royal crowns, knight's sheilds, and more.
  • Decorate a paper lantern of your very own to take home, inspired by lanterns displayed in the special exhibition, Deco Japan: Shaping Art and Culture, 1920-1945.
  • Explore the treasures in the exhibition with an art search activity guide.

Be sure to arrive by 12 noon to join Rainbow Families for welcoming remarks and enjoy participating in the ever-popular annual three-legged race on the lawn at 1 p.m.

Presented in partnership with Rainbow Families.

The program takes place rain or shine.  In the event of rain picnicking will take place under the shelter of the C.W. Post courtyard tent and the art project, face-painting, and dress-up activities will take place indoors.

After the picnic ends, families are welcome to stay to enjoy the concert by Not What You Think, beginning at 2 p.m. in Hillwood's visitor center theater.

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