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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

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, July 12, 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, August 30, 2016 @ 11:00 am

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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Family Walk and Talks

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 @ 10:00 am - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 @ 11:00 am

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 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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Family Walk and Talks

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 @ 10:00 am - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 @ 11:00 am

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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July 2016

Family Walk and Talks

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 @ 10:00 am - Tuesday, August 30, 2016 @ 11:00 am

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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