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April 2016

Water Play | Weekends

Saturday, April 16, 2016 @ 9:00 am - Sunday, September 25, 2016 @ 4:45 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday and Sunday that lasts 162 day(s) and 7.75 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Saturday, April 16, 2016

Water Play During warm spring, summer, and fall days, the Children’s Garden is the coolest place to be!  Bring or wear your bathing suit and water shoes to enjoy the gentle water sprays.  Don’t forget a towel and remember that swimming diapers are required for those not potty-trained. WaterPlay is operational when the air temperature is 70 degrees or higher.

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May 2016

Brian Korte: Botanical Mosaics with LEGO® Bricks

Friday, May 27, 2016 - Sunday, September 18, 2016

Piece by piece, artist Brian Korte of Brickworkz LLC creates elaborate worlds with his mosaics made from LEGO® bricks. Come view a display of his mosaic art in Ginter Gallery II in the Kelly Education Center.

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June 2016

Fidos After 5

Thursday, June 23, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - Thursday, September 8, 2016 @ 9:00 pm
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An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 77 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Thursday, June 23, 2016

The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA allowing leashed pets during Flowers After 5 on these special nights only June 9 & 23, July 14 & 28, and August 11 & 25 and September 8, 2016. WaterPlay in the Children’s Garden is open until 8 p.m. during Fidos After 5 (weather permitting).

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Building STEAM with LEGO® Bricks

Monday, June 27, 2016 - Sunday, September 18, 2016

May 27-Sept.18, 2016                      Display Your LEGO Sculpture Build your own home-crafted LEGO® Brick sculpture, based on a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) theme, and submit it for display during the Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks exhibition. You’ll be entered to win great prizes! LEGO brick art will be on display in the Lora M. Robins Library. Three display periods, each limited to 250 entries. 

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August 2016

PokéMondays at the Garden

Monday, August 8, 2016 - Monday, September 5, 2016
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Weekly on the same day until Monday, August 29, 2016

So many people are having fun playing Pokémon Go at the Garden that we decided to celebrate with PokéMondays — every Monday in August, we’ll have lures from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. to attract even more Pokémon! This just adds to the excitement of our  20+ Poké Stops and 2 Gyms active all the time. To learn more about Pokémon Go at the Garden and more related events, please see below.  

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PokéMondays at the Garden

Monday, August 15, 2016 - Monday, September 12, 2016
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Weekly on the same day until Monday, August 29, 2016

So many people are having fun playing Pokémon Go at the Garden that we decided to celebrate with PokéMondays — every Monday in August, we’ll have lures from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. to attract even more Pokémon! This just adds to the excitement of our  20+ Poké Stops and 2 Gyms active all the time. To learn more about Pokémon Go at the Garden and more related events, please see below.  

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Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks

Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - Sunday, September 18, 2016

Award Winning Exhibit of LEGO brick sculptures, a butterfly, a hummingbird, insects, lily pads, and more! 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. with extended summer hours on Thursday nights till 9 p.m. at Flowers After 5 A big bumblebee weighing 60 pounds; a dramatic dragonfly with a three-and-a-half-foot wingspan; and a soaring seven-foot-tall red rose: these are just a few of the sculptures on display at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden May 27 – September 18, 2016, as part of Nature Connects®: Art with…

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PokéMondays at the Garden

Monday, August 22, 2016 - Monday, September 19, 2016
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Weekly on the same day until Monday, August 29, 2016

So many people are having fun playing Pokémon Go at the Garden that we decided to celebrate with PokéMondays — every Monday in August, we’ll have lures from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. to attract even more Pokémon! This just adds to the excitement of our  20+ Poké Stops and 2 Gyms active all the time. To learn more about Pokémon Go at the Garden and more related events, please see below.  

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Butterflies LIVE!

Monday, August 22, 2016 @ 9:00 am - Sunday, October 9, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
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Daily until Sunday, October 9, 2016

Regular Garden admission Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory and is geared for all ages. Get up close and personal as hundreds of tropical butterflies feed, flutter and take flight all around you. Explore their origins, preferred habitats and life cycles. Runs through October 9, 2016.

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Butterflies LIVE!

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 @ 9:00 am - Monday, October 10, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
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Daily until Sunday, October 9, 2016

Regular Garden admission Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory and is geared for all ages. Get up close and personal as hundreds of tropical butterflies feed, flutter and take flight all around you. Explore their origins, preferred habitats and life cycles. Runs through October 9, 2016.

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