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January 2020

Winter Break Camp

January 2 - January 3
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join us on a winter adventure in the Garden. Campers will discover winter’s botanical beauties and learn about winter wildlife. Enjoy two fun-filled days of exploration, activities and artwork.

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Intro to Drawing in Black & White

January 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on January 9, 2020 at 10:00am

One event on January 7, 2020 at 6:00pm

One event on January 7, 2020 at 6:00pm

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

Atlanta

Drawing is the foundation of visual arts, and anyone can learn its basic principles. Discover composition, proportion, shading and perspective as well as visual elements: line, value, texture, shape, and space.

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Canceled: Tai Chi

January 25 @ 9:15 am - 10:15 am
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One event on April 11, 2020 at 9:15am

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

Atlanta

Learn this ancient Chinese exercise form, designed to increase flexibility and balance.

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Orchids for Beginners I

January 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 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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February 2020

Beekeeping: Getting Started

February 1 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Time to get your garden buzzing? Learn the basics of honeybee biology, beehive maintenance and beekeeping equipment with this hands-on class at the Garden beehives.

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Intermediate Drawing in Black & White

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on February 11, 2020 at 6:00pm

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

Atlanta

Using basic black and white drawing materials, the continuing drawing students explore large plant studies, still lifes, and landscapes.

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Pruning

February 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Now is the time to learn how to prune your trees and shrubs properly. A detailed discussion of pruning guidelines and principles will be followed by a demonstration in the Garden.

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Flower Show Lecture by Jane Godshalk

February 22 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Piedmont Driving Club, 1215 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
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Atlanta

As part of the Atlanta Botanical Garden’s 2020 Flower Show, floral designer Jane Godshalk will discuss and demonste her techniques during a lecture at the Piedmont Driving Club.

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One Foot at a Time: Springtime Vegetable Gardening for Beginners

February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

In this beginners’ course you will learn to design, plan, and grow your own successful spring garden. This will be an interactive lesson on square foot and high productivity gardening.

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Drawing Birds, Frogs, Etc.

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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One event on January 19, 2020 at 6:00pm

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

Atlanta

Spring bursting forth with all its color brings a variety of wildlife. Draw these beloved creatures in black and white, then color. Previous drawing experience required.

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March 2020

SePPCon 2020

March 2 - March 6
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Southeastern Partners in Plant Conservation, Symposium & Workshop

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Canceled: 5 Steps to Create an Outdoor Space You Love

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Come learn how to create a synergistic relationship between your home and your outdoor living space.

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Canceled: Intro to Drawing in Colored Pencil

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

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

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Canceled: Orchids for Beginners II

March 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Oncidium, Denrobium 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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April 2020

Field Trip Fridays

April 3
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Friday, repeating until April 30, 2020

Atlanta

Fridays in April: Join the Garden and other Atlanta cultural attractions for virtual experiences online every week.

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Canceled: Honey Bee Biology for Beekeeping

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

Atlanta

If you are an aspiring beekeeper or a beekeeper who has wondered: "what and why my bees are doing whatever they might be doing?” this course is for you!

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Canceled: Exploring Native Plants

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

Atlanta

Creating a home garden that is not only beautiful but also ecologically beneficial may seem like a daunting task, but with a bit of creativity and an interest in the natural landscape, you're on your way to transforming your yard into a valuable natural community.

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Canceled: Japanese Maple Pruning

April 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 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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Canceled: Spring Brunch at the Garden

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Relax and enjoy a nice meal and mimosa while learning about preparing fresh ingredients for noontime brunching.

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Canceled: Intermediate Drawing in Colored Pencil

April 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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. Plant materials are selected from the Garden’s greenhouses or students may choose to draw plants from home.

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May 2020

Canceled: Homeschool Day

May 20 @ 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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June 2020

Canceled: Well-Seasoned Chef with Linton Hopkins

June 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Chef Linton Hopkins of Holeman and Finch Public House for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience. 

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Canceled: Beekeeping: Getting Started

June 13 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

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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Canceled: Tomato Basics

June 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

In this class, students will learn about the care needed for thriving tomato plants.

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Canceled: Honey Bee Biology for Beekeeping

June 20 @ 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.

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Sold Out: Well-Seasoned Chef with Mykel Burkhart

June 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Join Chef Mykel Burkhart of Miller Union for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience. 

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Science Cafe: Dr. Thomas Easley

June 25 @ 6:00 pm

Atlanta

Dr. Thomas R. Easley has spent most of his career as a diversity professional and a forester. As a diversity professional he has focused on the recruitment, retention and diverse talent in natural resource disciplines. As a forester he has worked with landowners and citizens on land management and stewardship.

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Refugee Recipe Celebration

June 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on June 28, 2020 at 10:00am

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

Atlanta

Staff and volunteers from Friends of Refugees will be in the garden to highlight edible plants and global connections. Stop by the Outdoor Kitchen for a sweet Syrian treat in honor of World Refugee Awareness Month.

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Well-Seasoned Chef with Christopher Grossman

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

Atlanta

Join Chef Christopher Grossman of The Chastain for an intimate and relaxing culinary experience. 

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July 2020

Garden Playtime

July 7 @ 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, 2020

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

Atlanta

Every Tuesday, July – October: Introduce your little one to the joys of nature! Join us for learning activities that will stimulate your child’s interest in the natural world, all with health and safety as our top priority.

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Drawing Orchids in Black and White

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until July 7, 2020

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

Atlanta

Orchids are intriguingly complex. A simplified approach, using black and white media, aids in exploring and drawing orchids.

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Drawing Orchids in Black and White

July 7 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 7, 2020

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

Atlanta

Orchids are intriguingly complex. A simplified approach, using black and white media, aids in exploring and drawing orchids.

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Storybook Time

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 28, 2020

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

Atlanta

Wednesdays, July – October at 10 or 10:45 a.m., now redesigned with health and safety front and center. Watch nature-inspired stories come to life as our educators act them out with props.

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