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Baha'i House of Worship & Chicago Botanic Garden
Date: 5/16/2017 Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM Location: Transportation from Park Place
Ages 18 & Up
Be amazed by the grandeur and beauty of the Baha'i House of Worship, one of only seven Baha'i temples in the world and the only one in North America. The oldest surviving and largest Baha'i Temple in the world features an auditorium with walls of lace-like ornamentation and 135-foot dome. The temple is also known for its exquisite gardens and fountains. Included in this trip is to the Chicago Botanic Garden which is known as one of the world's great living museums and conservation science centers. The Botanic Garden includes 26 gardens and four natural areas that are uniquely situated on 385 acres on and around nine islands, with six miles of lake shoreline. View the Garden's renowned Bonsai Collection, the Japanese Garden and the hidden rooms inside an English Walled Garden. You may tour on foot, or with a docent on the Garden's tram. Lunch will be at the Claim Company with your choice of Bruschetta Tilapia, Bulled BBQ Chicken Sandwich or the Motherlode Gourmet Burger and dessert choice of Hot Fudge Sundae or Carrot Cake. Please indicate your choice at time of registration. Trip includes transportation by Park District bus, lunch, Baha'i Temple and Chicago Botanic Garden. Registration deadline is May 5 (spaces permitting).
Program Fee: $50
Resident Discount Fee: $45