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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

Butterflies LIVE!

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

Please Note: Butterflies LIVE! is currently closed due to Conservatory storm damage. Garden staff were able to contain and safely move the butterflies to a connector wing adjacent to the exhibit. To provide the best possible conditions for the butterflies, they are being sent to the Smithsonian Institution’s  National Museum of Natural History. They will live out their lifespans in the live butterfly exhibit there. Regular Garden admission Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit…

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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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Yoga in the Garden: May 31-July 12 Session

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 @ 9:00 am - Tuesday, July 12, 2016 @ 10:30 am

Learn yoga’s calming rhythms of breathing, movement, and posture in a tranquil Garden setting. Small class sizes enable instructor Jacqueline Gooding to offer individual pointers and address multiple levels of experience. Please bring a blanket, yoga mat, water and appropriate layered clothing for the season. Classes take place in the Garden or inside Garden buildings, depending on weather. This 6-week session is full.  Space remains available in the Thursday Yoga in the Garden session running June 2-July 7.  

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June 2016

Thursday Yoga in the Garden: June-July Session

Thursday, June 2, 2016 @ 11:00 am - Thursday, July 7, 2016 @ 12:30 pm

Learn yoga’s calming rhythms of breathing, movement, and posture in a tranquil Garden setting. Small class sizes enable instructor Jacqueline Gooding to offer individual pointers and address multiple levels of experience. Please bring a blanket, yoga mat, water and appropriate layered clothing for the season. Classes take place in the Garden or inside Garden buildings, depending on weather. Member $75 Non-Member $153

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Evening Yoga in the Garden: June-July Session

Thursday, June 2, 2016 @ 5:30 pm - Thursday, July 7, 2016 @ 6:30 pm

Learn yoga’s calming rhythms of breathing, movement, and posture during this evening offering in a tranquil Garden setting.  Small class sizes enable instructor Jacqueline Gooding to offer individual pointers and address multiple levels of experience.  Please bring a blanket, yoga mat, water and appropriate layered clothing for the season.  Classes take place in the Garden or inside Garden buildings, depending on weather. Member $75 Non-Member $153

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Family Walk and Talks

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 @ 10:00 am - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 @ 11:00 am
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Weekly on the same day until Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Enhance your understanding and appreciation of the Garden with one of these specialized walks featuring themes related to the Nature Connects sculpture exhibit. Come dressed for the weather and walking in the Garden. This is the family version of the popular Lewis Ginter Walk and Talks. Each program will include hands on activities, and a take home craft.

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Fidos After 5

Thursday, June 9, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - Thursday, August 25, 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 9, 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.

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Family Walk and Talks

Tuesday, June 14, 2016 @ 10:00 am - Tuesday, September 6, 2016 @ 11:00 am
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Weekly on the same day until Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Enhance your understanding and appreciation of the Garden with one of these specialized walks featuring themes related to the Nature Connects sculpture exhibit. Come dressed for the weather and walking in the Garden. This is the family version of the popular Lewis Ginter Walk and Talks. Each program will include hands on activities, and a take home craft.

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Water Play | Weekdays (Summer Schedule)

Monday, June 20, 2016 @ 9:00 am - Friday, September 16, 2016 @ 4:45 pm
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An event every 1 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday that lasts 88 day(s) and 7.75 hour(s), the last of which will begin on Friday, September 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. Water Play is operational when the air temperature is 70 degrees or higher.  

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