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February 2019

Story Time and Smiles

February 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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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

Preschoolers and young children are invited to enjoy weekly stories centered around nature and the gardens in Gainesville.

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Budding Artists

February 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating indefinitely

Gainesville

Children ages 4 - 6 accompanied by an adult may use their creativity to make seasonally-inspired works of art in the Gainesville Garden. Make something new every visit.

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Landscapes/Learning about Under-Painting – A Two-day Workshop

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

This two-hour class each day will focus on Acrylic paint to build color in your paintings. Under-painting is a layered process applied to a canvas or board and functions as a base.

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March 2019

Birds in the Garden

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Using mix media-color pencils and watercolor, this workshop will jump into the lives of the birds in the Garden.

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Plan Your Summer Vegetable Garden with an Emphasis on Tomatoes

March 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Listen to “Tomato Ron” as he shares how to grow and harvest tomatoes in backyards and containers.

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Tulip Fairies

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Children can join this fun class to create tulip fairies! Find the fairie’s hiding spots in the Garden as they come to life through painting. Create using paint and imagination.

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Capturing Tulips Workshop

March 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Taking studio technique and sketching ‘en plein air’, this three-hour class will work with pastels capturing light and movement of the tulips in bloom in the Garden. Supply List provided upon registration.

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All About Propagation

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Learn to propagate woody plant species from seeds and cuttings. An overview from the Garden Horticulture Manager will highlight propagation methods and techniques.

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April 2019

Terrific Trains

April 2 @ 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

Gainesville

Choo choo! All aboard for fun around the Model Train Garden in Gainesville.

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Light Bites & Garden Insights

April 11 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

Contributing level members & above are invited to join Mildred Fockele, Gainesville Garden Director, for a lesson in succulent container gardening.

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Nurturing Nests – Two Day Acrylic Workshop

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

Gainesville

This two-hour class each day will work on creating nurturing spring nest paintings, combining elements, while working with underpinnings and layering to build strong color results.

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Spring Woodland Ramble

April 20 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Atlanta Botanical Garden, GAINESVILLE, 1911 Sweetbay Drive
Gainesville, GA 30501 United States

Gainesville

This annual market offers nature-themed and unique arts and crafts for sale by local artisans. Enjoy spring in the Garden while you shop.

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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

Discovery Stations

May 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

Gainesville

Let your little ones discover a variety of informal educational stations showcasing different topics on the Garden's natural environment.

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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 25 of the month, repeating until September 28, 2019

Gainesville

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

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September 2019

Let’s Paint Sunflowers

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Gainesville

Your little ones will love mixing art and nature at this fun and informative art session about Vincent van Gough.

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October 2019

Beekeeping Demonstration

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Gainesville

See an amazing, hands-on demonstration from local beekeepers. View live honey bees and meet the queen bee herself. Take home information about honey bees and how important they are to our world.

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