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April 2018

M&T Bank
Butterflies LIVE!

Friday, April 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - Sunday, October 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Regular Garden admission Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! M&T Bank 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 April 6 – October 14, 2018.

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Origami
in the Garden

Friday, April 13, 2018 - Sunday, September 30, 2018

April 13 – September 30, 2018, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Plus extended summer hours on Thursday nights till 9 p.m. at Flowers After 5. Origami in the Garden is presented by Altria Group. Scroll down for more information on the exhibition.

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August 2018

Basic Floral Design
Part 1

Thursday, August 16, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - Thursday, August 30, 2018 @ 8:30 pm

In this floral design class, learn how to create the basic shapes and styles of floral designs—the building blocks for true creativity.  This course will introduce you to techniques and styles commonly used by professionals.   Learn preparation techniques, how to create basic shapes, and how to prepare flowers for long-lasting arrangements. A section on cut flower care and handling is included, along with a text.  All materials provided; students need to bring sharp floral snips. Instructor: Mimi Cassick.

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WaterPlay Weekdays
(Summer Schedule)

Friday, August 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Friday, September 7, 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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Early Morning Hours
at the Garden

Saturday, August 18, 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, August 18, 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, August 18, 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, August 19, 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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Garden Art
in the Children's Garden

Monday, August 20, 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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Family
Walk & Talk

Tuesday, August 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until Monday, August 27, 2018

Enhance your understanding and appreciation of the Garden with one of these specialized walks featuring seasonal aspects of the Garden. Come dressed for the weather and walking. 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. Our Family Walk and Talk is a drop-in program, no registration needed.   Tuesdays, June – August; departing at 10 a.m.  from the Robins Visitor Center Atrium.  

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