Katherine & John Dobbs Family Center

(901) 458-2678

2525 Central Avenue

Memphis, TN 38104

Open 7 days a week

9 AM - 5PM

Programs & Events



Earth Day

April 23, 2018, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Let's learn together about recycling, the importance of bees, the mysteries of agriculture and other related topics. Included with museum admission. 


"The Bee Cause ... Because We Need Bees" with special guest, Stuart Hooser, local beekeeper. Join Mr. Hooser in the Kid's Cafe as he shares his expertise on bees - and see live bees. 

Energy Rescuers Workshop with Rozzie the Rat features an interactive workshop including a song, dance and book - each focused on teaching life habits that reinforce the energy saving message.

"Mystery Box" presented by Tim Roberts, Agricenter International representative, gives you the opportunity to reach into the mystery box and see if you can identify the items by using your sense of touch. Share in a discussion with Mr. Roberts about each item and how they relate to the forest. 

Be Kind to Our Earth Activity Room - Come make your own herb or flower garden to take with you in honor of Earth Day.