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August 2015

Yoga in the Garden: August – September Session

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 @ 9:00 am - Tuesday, September 8, 2015 @ 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. Member $75 Non-Member $147

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From Bicycle Club to Botanical Garden Exhibit

Friday, August 21, 2015 - Sunday, September 27, 2015

Learn more about early cycling history in Richmond with this  exhibit, which includes details about the Lakeside Wheel Club — now Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. While this exhibit “lives” in the Garden’s library, it may travel to other locations throughout the Garden September 19 – 27.    

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Butterflies LIVE!

Thursday, August 27, 2015
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Every day until October 11, 2015

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 11, 2015.

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Water Play | Weekdays (Summer Schedule)

Thursday, August 27, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
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Summer Schedule runs June 15 to Sept. 11, 2015

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.  April 18 – September 30 (weather permitting) Weekends: Saturdays and Sundays, April 18 – September 27, 9 a.m. –…

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Fidos After 5

Thursday, August 27, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The 2nd and 4th Thursday in June, July & August

Bring Fido to Flowers After 5 on these special nights (only): June 11, 25, July 9, 23,  Aug.13 & 27, 2015. Plus a bonus Fidos on Sept. 24, 2015.

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Flowers After 5 Concert

Thursday, August 27, 2015 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Every week until August 27, 2015

Relax on Thursday evenings throughout summer. Stroll through the gardens; enjoy live music, wine and beer, dining and shopping. Garden partners with Richmond SPCA on second and fourth Thursdays of each month and allows leashed pets (Fidos After 5). Regular Admission: $12/Adults, $11/Seniors 55+, $8/Children 3-12. Children under 3 free. FREE for Members.

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Butterflies LIVE!

Friday, August 28, 2015
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Every day until October 11, 2015

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 11, 2015.

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Water Play | Weekdays (Summer Schedule)

Friday, August 28, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
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Summer Schedule runs June 15 to Sept. 11, 2015

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.  April 18 – September 30 (weather permitting) Weekends: Saturdays and Sundays, April 18 – September 27, 9 a.m. –…

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Butterflies LIVE!

Saturday, August 29, 2015
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Every day until October 11, 2015

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 11, 2015.

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Water Play | Weekends

Saturday, August 29, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
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Weekends April 18 - Sept. 27, 2015

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.  April 18 – September 30 (weather permitting) Saturdays and Sundays, April 18 – September 27, 9 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.…

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