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Botanical Garden Education Department: Adult Programs

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Upcoming Events

May 2017

July Full Moon Hike Buck Moon

May 22, 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Full Moon Hike: Buck Moon $5 per person, $15 per Family Register Online Come see the garden come alive at night! Each walk will focus on a different topic such as the moon, constellations, or nocturnal creatures. Bring family and…

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Free

Nature RamblersWinter through Spring Rambles

May 25, 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Thursday, repeating until May 25, 2017

Shade Garden Arbor, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Please join our Nature Ramblers and learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden while making new friends and enjoying the cool, fresh air.  Sessions will start with an inspirational reading by a nature writer such…

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June 2017
Free

Nature RamblersSpring through Summer Rambles

June 1, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 25, 2017

Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Please join our Nature Ramblers and learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden while making new friends and enjoying the cool, fresh air.  Sessions will start with an inspirational reading by a nature writer such…

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Summer Tree IdentificationCertificate in Native Plants

June 2, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Summer Tree Identification Elective $50 General Admission, $45 Members Register Online     About 200 tree species occur in Georgia’s Piedmont forests and woodlands. In this class, students learn to identify some of the most common of these by their…

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Carnivorous PlantsCertificate in Native Plants

June 3, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Carnivorous Plants - Certificate Elective Course $50 General Admission, $45.00 Members Register Online     Carnivorous plants are unique in the fact that they get the majority of their nutrition from capturing other living organisms.  The habitats for most carnivorous…

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Free

Nature RamblersSpring through Summer Rambles

June 8, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 25, 2017

Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Please join our Nature Ramblers and learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden while making new friends and enjoying the cool, fresh air.  Sessions will start with an inspirational reading by a nature writer such…

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Summer Perennials

June 8, 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Summer Perennials $25 General Admission, $22.5 Members Register Online Join Cliff for a two part class, as a continuation of the spring perennial class,  focusing on the plants that thrive during the longest and hottest days of the year.  The…

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June Full Moon HikeStrawberry Moon

June 9, 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Full Moon Hike: Strawberry Moon $5 per person, $15 per Family Register Online     Come see the garden come alive at night! Each walk will focus on a different topic such as the moon, constellations, or nocturnal creatures. Bring…

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Free

Nature RamblersSpring through Summer Rambles

June 15, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 25, 2017

Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Please join our Nature Ramblers and learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden while making new friends and enjoying the cool, fresh air.  Sessions will start with an inspirational reading by a nature writer such…

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Where do the hummingbirds “hide”at the Botanical Garden

June 17, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Where do hummingbirds hide? $15 General Admission, $13.50 Members Register Online Join us and learn where the hummingbirds perch and “hide” throughout the garden.  Class time will be spent discussing the mapped hummingbird trail while discovering tips for spotting these…

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Free

Nature RamblersSpring through Summer Rambles

June 22, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 25, 2017

Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Please join our Nature Ramblers and learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden while making new friends and enjoying the cool, fresh air.  Sessions will start with an inspirational reading by a nature writer such…

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Free

Nature RamblersSpring through Summer Rambles

June 29, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 25, 2017

Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Please join our Nature Ramblers and learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden while making new friends and enjoying the cool, fresh air.  Sessions will start with an inspirational reading by a nature writer such…

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July 2017
Free

Nature RamblersSpring through Summer Rambles

July 6, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 25, 2017

Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Please join our Nature Ramblers and learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden while making new friends and enjoying the cool, fresh air.  Sessions will start with an inspirational reading by a nature writer such…

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Free

Nature RamblersSpring through Summer Rambles

July 13, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 25, 2017

Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Please join our Nature Ramblers and learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden while making new friends and enjoying the cool, fresh air.  Sessions will start with an inspirational reading by a nature writer such…

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Free

They Are Back The hummingbirds and the Hummingbird Trail

July 15, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Join us for a ramble as we walk through the Hummingbird Trail to find the hummingbird’s secret hiding places.  Bring a camera or binoculars if you’d like and join the adventure! The last hour of the ramble is intended for participants to…

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Free

Nature RamblersSpring through Summer Rambles

July 20, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 25, 2017

Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Please join our Nature Ramblers and learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden while making new friends and enjoying the cool, fresh air.  Sessions will start with an inspirational reading by a nature writer such…

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Free

Nature RamblersSpring through Summer Rambles

July 27, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 25, 2017

Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Please join our Nature Ramblers and learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden while making new friends and enjoying the cool, fresh air.  Sessions will start with an inspirational reading by a nature writer such…

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August 2017
Free

Nature RamblersSpring through Summer Rambles

August 3, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 25, 2017

Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Please join our Nature Ramblers and learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden while making new friends and enjoying the cool, fresh air.  Sessions will start with an inspirational reading by a nature writer such…

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Free

Nature RamblersSpring through Summer Rambles

August 10, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 25, 2017

Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Please join our Nature Ramblers and learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden while making new friends and enjoying the cool, fresh air.  Sessions will start with an inspirational reading by a nature writer such…

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Beekeeping for Beginners: Unit 7 of 7Overwintering Your Hive

August 13, 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Shade Garden Arbor, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Beekeeping for Beginners: Unit 7 of 7 $215 Full Course General Admission, $193.50 Members Register for the Series $35 General Admission Unit 7, $31.5 Members Register for this Class Have you ever wanted to harvest honey from your own beehive?…

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Free

Nature RamblersSpring through Summer Rambles

August 17, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 25, 2017

Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Please join our Nature Ramblers and learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden while making new friends and enjoying the cool, fresh air.  Sessions will start with an inspirational reading by a nature writer such…

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Free

Nature RamblersSpring through Summer Rambles

August 24, 9:00 am - 10:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Thursday, repeating until August 25, 2017

Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Please join our Nature Ramblers and learn more about the natural areas, flora and fauna of the Garden while making new friends and enjoying the cool, fresh air.  Sessions will start with an inspirational reading by a nature writer such…

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Plant ConservationCertificate in Native Plants

August 26, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Vistor Center & Conservatory Adult Classroom, State Botanical Garden Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Plant Conservation: Protecting Plant Diversity in the Garden and in the Wild $105 General Admission, $94.50 Members Register for the Series Plant conservation is an applied science that draws upon many fields of knowledge from ecology to horticulture, to ethics…

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Free

They Are Back The hummingbirds and the Hummingbird Trail

August 26, 9:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

Visitor Center & Conservatory Front Fountain, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Join us for a ramble as we walk through the Hummingbird Trail to find the hummingbird’s secret hiding places.  Bring a camera or binoculars if you’d like and join the adventure! The last hour of the ramble is intended for participants to…

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Flower Arranging Unit 1Line/Line Mass Design

August 30, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Visitor Center & Conservatory – Gardenside Room, State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA 30605 United States + Google Map

Line Mass Design $45 General Admission, $40.50 Members Register Online Upon completion of all five units, students will be awarded the Basic Design Certificate from The Garden Club of Georgia. Courses do not need to be completed in order. Participants…

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