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March 2019

Summer Camp Registration

March 15 - May 31

Atlanta

Enroll your child in a summer day camp full of discovery, adventure and nature exploration!

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Honey Bee Biology for Beekeeping

March 16 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Good beekeepers understand their bees and take measures to meet their needs. We will take a look at honey bee biology that is relevant to beekeeping.

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Intro to Drawing in Colored Pencil

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on March 19, 2019 at 6:00pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

This lively class introduces students to colored pencil drawing using the Garden as a subject. Learn color theory and composition.

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Morning Calhoun Lecture: Frogs Fly Home

March 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Chelsea Thomas, the Garden’s Amphibian Conservation Coordinator, as she discusses the reunification of the remaining populations of two frog species with their homeland and steps that can be taken to help amphibians here and abroad.

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Evening Calhoun Lecture: Frogs Fly Home

March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Chelsea Thomas, the Garden’s Amphibian Conservation Coordinator, as she discusses the reunification of the remaining populations of two frog species with their homeland and steps that can be taken to help amphibians here and abroad.

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Plan Your Summer Veggie Garden

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Learn how to grow and harvest fresh, delicious produce in your home garden. Find out about vegetables and herbs that will perform well through Georgia’s summer months and learn tips for improving your yields.

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April 2019

Spring Break Family Fun

April 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on April 2, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on April 3, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on April 4, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on April 5, 2019 at 10:00am

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Weeklong event: Need an exciting family activity during Spring Break, April 1 - 5? Visit the Garden and enjoy the wonders of springtime with fun and seasonal family activities.

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Spring Break Camp

April 3 - April 5
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Come celebrate the arrival of spring. Campers will learn about the fascinating transformation of plants and animals emerging from winter slumber through hands-on activities and exploration.

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Fresh Plates Series: Andy Tran

April 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a this popular springtime series, sipping and learning as local chefs prepare four-part small-plate menus of signature dishes.

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Capturing the Garden in Colored Pencil

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on April 18, 2019 at 6:00pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Experience the joy of drawing colorful plant life outdoors at the Garden in early summer.

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Natural Egg Dyeing

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 19, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on April 20, 2019 at 10:00am

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Drop-in on April 13, 19 or 20 to dye three special eggs using colors from nature ($6/child, $5/member).

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Earth Day

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Celebrate nature! From ladybug releases to learning about conservation, there's fun for everyone on Earth Day.

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Storybook Time

April 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Every Wednesday April - October: Listen to stories about bees, butterflies, frogs and flowers. Meet in Children's Garden Amphitheater for this free-with-Garden-admission favorite.

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Fresh Plates Series: Chad Crete

April 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on April 24, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on May 1, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on May 22, 2019 at 6:30pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a this popular springtime series, sipping and learning as local chefs prepare four-part small-plate menus of signature dishes.

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Japanese Maple Pruning

April 27 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Learn how to prune your Japanese maple successfully. This class emphasizes the science and art of aesthetic pruning.

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Spring Brunch at the Garden

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Brunch will be enjoyed by all as a renowned Atlanta chef prepares popular noontime fare in the Outdoor Kitchen. Relax and enjoy a nice meal and mimosa while learning about preparing fresh ingredients.

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Jams and Preserves

April 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Get ready for preserving early summer fruits by learning how to prepare jams and more. Learn through a small class demonstration and instruction.

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Intermediate Drawing in Colored Pencil

April 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on April 30, 2019 at 6:00pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

This class builds on Intro to Drawing in Colored Pencil with the rich colors and forms of the tropical world. Large drawings emphasize contours and focal points of detail.

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May 2019

Fresh Plates Series: Brent Banda

May 1 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a this popular springtime series, sipping and learning as local chefs prepare four-part small-plate menus of signature dishes.

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Fresh Plates Series: Chef Marc Rosenkoetter & Kimie Ono

May 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on June 12, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on June 19, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on June 26, 2019 at 6:30pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping and learning as the chef prepares a four-part small plate menu of their signature dishes.

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Homeschool Day

May 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden hosts an exciting day of tours and activities exclusively for homeschool groups and families.

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Science Café

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on June 20, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on July 18, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on August 15, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on September 19, 2019 at 7:00pm

One event on October 17, 2019 at 7:00pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Science Café returns to Mershon Hall. This series features expert speakers and discussions on exciting conservation topics on select Thursdays during Cocktails in the Garden.

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Beehive Inspection

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Opening a beehive can be both exciting and daunting. In this advanced session, participants will open and inspect a beehive, emphasizing proper technique and exploring what we are seeing.

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ASL Drop-In Tour

May 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join a Garden docent and a certified American Sign Language interpreter for a tour of the Garden and the Imaginary Worlds exhibition.

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Hydrangeas for the Home Garden

May 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

In this class, Andrew Bunting will cover a wide range of ornamental hydrangea species and cultivars.

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Fresh Plates Series: Steve Brennan

May 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a this popular springtime series, sipping and learning as local chefs prepare four-part small-plate menus of signature dishes.

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June 2019

Endangered Species Day

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Celebrate rare plants and animals in honor of Endangered Species Day! Get up close with exceptional creatures and learn about conservation efforts happening throughout Georgia.

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Well-Seasoned Chef

June 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on April 23, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on May 14, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on May 21, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on May 28, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on June 4, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on June 11, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on June 18, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on June 25, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on September 3, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on September 10, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on September 17, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on September 24, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on October 1, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on October 8, 2019 at 6:30pm

One event on October 22, 2019 at 6:30pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Atlanta’s chefs for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience. Learn from amazing chefs as they prepare a four-part fresh menu.

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Alston Lecture: Designed Plant Communities – A Fresh Approach to Designing and Managing Gardens

June 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Dr. Scott Stewart, Executive Director of Chicago’s Millennium Park, will share his passion for the value and role of public spaces and gardens during this free Alston Lecture.

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Orchids for Beginners II

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Oncidium, Dendrobium and Cattleya orchids are adapted to climates with intermittent rainfall and have evolved specialized organs to store water. This class examines the cultural requirements of this group of orchids and their adaptation to the home environment.

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Beekeeping: Getting Started

June 11 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

This is an information-gathering class about the feasibility of beekeeping in the area. Learn about the basics of beekeeping and the beekeeper’s year, where to find materials, and when and how to get started.

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Garden Playtime

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until November 1, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Every Tuesday, March – October: Introduce your little one to the joy of nature! Hands-on learning and sensory stations will stimulate your child’s interest in the natural world

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Drawing Orchids in Black & White

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 11, 2019 at 6:00pm

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Orchids are intriguingly complex. This class explores a simplified approach, using black and white media, aids in exploring and drawing orchids. Previous drawing experience is strongly recommended.

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Storybook Time

June 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Every Wednesday April - October: Listen to stories about bees, butterflies, frogs and flowers. Meet in Children's Garden Amphitheater for this free-with-Garden-admission favorite.

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Fresh Plates Series: Chef Cameron Thompson

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a fun evening dining, sipping and learning as the chef prepares a four-part small plate menu of their signature dishes.

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Garden Grooves

June 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Thursdays, March-October: Get ready to wiggle and warble! Sing songs and dance dances inspired by the beautiful outdoors.

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Shows for Seedlings: Friday

June 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until September 30, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a variety of live performances from some of Atlanta’s best storytellers, puppeteers, musicians and magicians. Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and Saturdays at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., May - September.

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Orchids for Beginners I

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Of all orchid species, Phalaenopsis and Paphiopedilum require care most similar to typical houseplants. Learn tips to grow these orchids yourself. Each participant will go home with an orchid.

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Shows for Seedlings: Saturday

June 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Saturday, repeating until September 30, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy a variety of live performances from some of Atlanta’s best storytellers, puppeteers, musicians and magicians. Fridays at 10:30 a.m. and Saturdays at 10:30 and 11:30 a.m., May - September.

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Plant Eat Repeat

June 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on June 15, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on June 29, 2019 at 4:00pm

One event on July 6, 2019 at 4:00pm

Atlanta

Food Well Alliance and the Atlanta Botanical Garden are pairing up for a brand new series of summer workshops at community gardens across metro Atlanta. Whether you’re a novice or a gardening pro, come prepared to learn from experts who will provide hands-on teaching and demonstrations.

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Garden Chef Demos

June 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 31, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Saturday & Sundays, noon, 1 p.m., 2 p.m: Stop by the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen on weekends when Garden Chefs share fresh cooking tips and recipes based on seasonal vegetables, fruits and herbs in tasty mouth-watering recipes.

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