"September Seven" (7 must-do events in September!)

The "September Seven" are our top seven events for families to enjoy this month. Bet you can't choose just one!

1. Free day at Boerner Botanical Gardens (September 1st)- Don't miss the last free day of the year at Boerner Botanical Gardens. Enjoy free admission on the first Tuesday of the month. (Also planned for families at Boerner Botanical Gardens this month is Kids Art Day on Saturday, September 12, and Enchanted Evening in the Garden for families on Saturday, September 19th, and a Family Fun Workshop on Saturday, September 26th.)

2. Canoeing for beginners (ages 6 and older) (September 5th) - The Washington Park Lagoon is a beautiful, calm and spacious body of water; a perfect place for learning the basics of paddling! The classes at Urban Ecology Center will cover choosing the right equipment, boating safety and paddling technique. Then you’ll practice with guided instruction from their trained educators.