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July 2018

Good
Green Fun

Thursday, July 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Monday, August 27, 2018

Families with kids of all ages are invited to spend time in the Children’s Garden having “good green fun.” Thursdays, June – September 13; 5 – 6 p.m. Good Green Fun is a drop-in program, no registration needed.  In partnership with: Keep Henrico Beautiful June 7 July 5 August 2 September 6 Central Virginia Waste Management Authority June 14 & 28 July 12 & 26 August 9, 16 & 30 September 13 Henricopolis Soil and Water Conservation District June 21 July 19 August…

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Storytime
in the Garden

Friday, July 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Monday, August 27, 2018

Enjoy storybooks and activities in the  Children’s Garden. Fridays, June – August; 10 – 11 a.m. Storytime is a drop-in program, no registration needed.  

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Early Morning Hours
at the Garden

Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, September 2, 2018

Saturdays and Sundays from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend Saturday, May 26 – Sunday, September 2 The early morning access is for the gardens only. Programming and the Butterflies LIVE! exhibit do not begin until 9 a.m. and dining and shopping will follow their usual schedules. Guests should also be aware there may be some routine tasks in the mornings as the Garden prepares for the day. The earlier hours are designed to provide garden experiences away from…

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WaterPlay
Weekends

Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, September 30, 2018

WaterPlay 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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Drop-in
and Dig

Saturday, July 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Families with children are invited to drop-in and participate in simple, easy to learn gardening tasks under the guidance of Children’s Garden staff and volunteers.  Join us to learn how fun and easy gardening with children can be! Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.  

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Garden Art
in the Children's Garden

Sunday, July 22, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Garden Art  Drop-in between 2 and 2:45 p.m. and unfold your creative energy. Join us for Plein air watercolor painting. We provide the easels, the paper, paint and all the supplies you’ll need. Drop in program, no registration needed.  Explore and reflect on your Garden experience through art! Included with regular Garden admission. Free for Garden Members. Sundays, April – October, 2-3 p.m.   

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Green Adventure Summer Camp:
Growing Mr. McGregor's Garden - July

Monday, July 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - Friday, July 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

Embark on a garden adventure after reading the Tale of Peter Rabbit. Along the way campers will harvest vegetables, make cottontail rabbits, step over a babbling brook and draw maps of Mr. McGregor’s garden. They will even plant a colorful collection of vegetables!  

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Green Adventure Summer Camp:
Food, Art and Yoga - July 23 - 27

Monday, July 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - Friday, July 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm

Yum-Awe-Om!  Connect with nature through food, art and yoga.  Each day starts with new garden poses that set the stage for cultural immersion. Participants create epicurean delights from fresh garden harvest and explore different art techniques from around the world.

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Sprouting Success
with Agriculture in the Classroom

Monday, July 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Join the Agriculture in the Classroom team for a highly interactive workshop that will help you sprout successful learners in your PK-5 classroom.  The workshop will feature cross-curricular, standards-aligned lessons and resources that use Virginia agriculture and natural resources to engage learners in science, mathematics, language arts, and social studies.  Workshop participants will enjoy AITC’s hands-on minds-on activities and make-and-takes as they explore the garden and surrounding environment.  Participants receive resource kits full of curriculum to start the school year.

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Garden Art
in the Children's Garden

Monday, July 23, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until Monday, August 27, 2018

Garden Art Studio Drop-in anytime between 10 and 10:45 a.m. and unfold your creative energy. Join us for Plein air watercolor painting. We provide the easels, the paper, paint and all the supplies you’ll need. Drop in program, no registration needed.  Explore and reflect on your Garden experience through art! Mondays, June – August; 10 – 11 a.m.  (Drop-in! Arrive between 10 – 10:45 a.m.)  

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