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April 2019

Terrific Trains

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 29, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Choo choo! All aboard for fun around the Model Train Garden in Gainesville with Terrific Trains. This activity takes place daily during regular hours, Tuesday - Sunday.

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Spring Container Gardening

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Explore container gardening basics: plant selection, soil types and choosing appropriate containers. Learn about summer annuals, perennials, trees and shrubs that do well in pots using garden design principles and plant combos for visual appeal.

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May 2019

Experiencing the Garden through Sketching

May 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Watercolor pencils are the perfect choice for sketching "en plein air." Wander the paths and discover changes in flowering plants during this four-week series.

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Storytime & Budding Artists

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until December 31, 2028

Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States
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Gainesville

Young children are invited to enjoy weekly stories and create seasonal works of art centered around nature and the gardens in Gainesville.

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Discovery Stations

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 1, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Enjoy nature-inspired education stations. New opportunities abound to learn and explore the Garden environment every Saturday & Sunday at 10 a.m.

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Tai Chi Gainesville

May 14 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Perform the ancient Chinese exercise form designed to increase flexibility and balance in an enchanted Garden setting.

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Children’s Performances

May 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 11:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until September 28, 2019

Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

May - September, enjoy a variety of live performances from some of the best storytellers, puppeteers, musicians and magicians.

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June 2019

Summer Strings

June 3 @ 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Supporting level Members and above are invited to an evening of live music and hors d’oeuvres on the Terrace at Gainesville.

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Floral Painting / All about Color

June 5 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Capture all of the colors in the Garden from the ground up through underpinnings, layering, transparent colors and varnish techniques. Explore color theory and making your own colors.

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Animals in the Garden

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Draw beneficial birds, frogs, turtles, bees, butterflies and squirrels, just to name a few! What a wonderful way to view the Garden's animal and insect ecosystem.

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Bee Happy Painting Class

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Learn why honeybees and other bees are important in our gardens. Children will also learn about watercolor painting while drawing bees and flower blossoms.

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Hydrangeas in the Garden Walking Tour

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

In this walking tour, a member of the Gainesville Garden Horticulture staff will cover a wide range of ornamental species and cultivars of hydrangeas blooming in the Garden.

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July 2019

Butterflies in the Garden

July 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

This mixed media two-day workshop will use colored pencils and watercolor and jump into the importance of butterflies in the Garden.

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Corey Smith w/ The Josephines

July 27 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

See Corey Smith live in the Ivester Amphitheater.

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August 2019

Sunflower Collage

August 20 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Have fun creating sunflower collage paintings in this two-day workshop. Work with acrylic paints as a base and build on all sorts of bits and pieces from old books and magazines among other unexpected items.

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Marc Broussard/The Mavericks

August 25 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

See Marc Broussard/The Mavericks live in the Ivester Amphitheater.

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