Welcome to The Green Center!
Upcoming Programs & Events
"Friends with Flowers" Pop-Up Markets will continue in September on EVERY Wednesday and Thursday from 10am-Noon!
Visit us each week for:
RSVP to attend our next Speaker Series on October 5 at 6pm with Tom Meister, Wildlife Damage Biologist for the Missouri Department of Conservation!
Our Annual Fall Fire Festival is BACK this year on Saturday, November 6th 5:30-8:00pm!
Ticket are on sale ONLINE NOW HERE!
Thank you to our Sponsors!
Founded in 1998, the Green Center is a natural oasis in the heart of the St. Louis metropolitan region. The center is headquartered in a residence built in 1932 and is located in Kaufman Park, University City, Missouri.
The heart of the Green Center is its outdoor spaces which include a nature explore classroom, learning and demonstration gardens on the headquarters' grounds; a half-acre prairie within a short walk of the headquarters; a half-acre Missouri wetland and the 26-acre Ruth Park Woods.
We encourage visitors to explore the Green Center's outdoor spaces on their own or take advantage of our classes, guided field trips, spring and summer youth camps, scout badge programs, and service learning and volunteer opportunities. Artists find inspiration here for their photography, painting, and creative writing.
Bringing the outdoors in, The Green Center provides nature-related art exhibits by talented local artists.
Generous supporters like YOU enable us to provide engaging outdoor education programs to children and adults and help restore native habitats in our local communities. We serve over 3000 students each year! Please consider donating today!
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