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January 2020

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

Orchid Daze

February 1 - April 12
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Explore the annual exhibition of the Garden's renowned orchid collection, this year inspired by Mexican architect Luis Barragán.

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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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Orchid Market Weekends

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until April 6, 2020

Atlanta

Discover a wide variety of gorgeous live orchids from local growers, potting supplies, orchid art, floral jewelry and more for sale.

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Orchid Care Clinics

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day First of the month, repeating until April 5, 2020

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

Atlanta

Join members of the Fuqua Orchid Center staff for expert advice on caring for your most challenging orchids. Bring up to two for examination.

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Frog Feeding

February 1 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Saturday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

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

Atlanta

Drop by the Fuqua Conservatory Lobby Saturdays and Sundays at 11:30 a.m. to watch the conservation team tend to the rare and endangered amphibians on display at the Garden.

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Summer Camp Registration Opens (online only)

February 3
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

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

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Storybook Time

February 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Wednesday, repeating until October 29, 2020

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

Atlanta

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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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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Valentines in the Garden: Decades of Love

February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Bring your sweetheart for a romantic evening in the Garden, where fragrant orchids, live entertainment, dancing and desserts set the mood.

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Teen Volunteer Day

February 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Are you in high school and still need to get some volunteer hours? Get to know the Garden during your February break and help prepare the grounds for spring!

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Drawing Birds

February 20 @ 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 birdlife. Learn how to draw birds in black and white then in colored pencil.

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Flower Show Preview Party

February 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Celebrate with a cocktail party at Longleaf restaurant and get a sneak peek at the 2020 Flower Show: Expressions.

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Atlanta Botanical Garden Flower Show: Expressions

February 21 - February 23
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The 2020 Flower Show highlights the beauty of thousands of plant specimens as well as the fine art of floral design, photography and landscaping.

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Lunchtime Culture

February 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
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One event on November 15, 2019 at 12:30pm

One event on December 20, 2019 at 12:30pm

One event on January 17, 2020 at 12:30pm

One event on February 21, 2020 at 12:30pm

One event on March 20, 2020 at 12:30pm

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

Atlanta

Every Lunchtime Culture event pairs two Midtown Atlanta arts and culture organizations for a conversation, performance, or tour experience from a fresh perspective. Programs begin at 12:30 p.m., are FREE, and last approximately 30 minutes.

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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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Camellia Show

February 29 - March 1
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Explore more than 1,000 blooms during the North Georgia Camellia Society's annual Camellia Show. The 71st annual event features camellias from growers throughout the Southeast competing for awards as well as an information booth for both novice and seasoned growers.

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March 2020

Vanilla Sunday

March 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Enjoy the annual celebration of the vanilla with a complimentary mini vanilla ice cream sundae, while supplies last.

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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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Garden Playtime

March 3 @ 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, 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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Sensory Friendly Event

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

10 a.m. - 1 p.m., the Garden will be open exclusively for individuals with cognitive and sensory processing disabilities and their families.

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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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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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Sprouting Scientists

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Little ones can be scientists too! Bring your toddler to discover the fabulous world of plants and animals.

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Garden Party

March 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Celebrate spring color surrounded by countless blooms at this second annual blooms and bubbly event.

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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

Drop-In Family Program: Natural Egg Dyeing

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on April 11, 2020 at 10:00am

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

Atlanta

Certain plants contain powerful dyes that create stunning colors. Join us in this interactive program to learn more about these plants and decorate three vibrant eggs.

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Spring Break Camp

April 8 - April 10
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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Tai Chi

April 11 @ 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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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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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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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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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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Garden Inspired Appetizers

April 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

Learn some new recipes to entertain your family and friends, and how to make a variety of small plate dishes or appetizers showcasing spring produce, eggs and fresh herbs.

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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

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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Garden Open: Memorial Day

May 25
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be open on Monday, May 25, in commemoration of Memorial Day.

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July 2020

Garden Open: Fourth of July

July 4
Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States

Atlanta

The Garden will be open on Saturday, July 4, in celebration of the Fourth of July.

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