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Green Bay Botanical Garden

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2600 Larsen Road, Green Bay, WI 54303 United States
920-491-3691 ext. 122www.gbbg.org

Upcoming Events

Jun. 2018

Garden Sprouts: Ants Go Marching

Jun. 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Amy Kopp, GBBG Education Docent Ants may be tiny – come discover how important, and amazing, they can be! This program is designed for children age three to five and one accompanying adult. Price includes one child and adult. Additional children are half price. WHEN: June 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am WHERE: Green Bay Botanical Garden 2600 Larsen Rd Green Bay, WI 54303 USA COST: $8/GBBG Member; $13/Non-Member

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Day Camp: Critter Safari – Ages 6-8

Jun. 26 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm

A garden is not complete without the animals that live in it! Discover the flying, slithering, creeping and crawling animals that can be found at the Garden. Observe caterpillars, follow worms, catch dragonflies and search for the other creepy crawlies who live in our fields, ponds and compost piles. $35/GBBG Member; $45/Non-Member Ages 6–8 Tuesday, June 26 | 9:30 am–3:30 pm Register by June 19.

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Cost: $20/GBBG Member; $24/Non-Member Jun 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am Sandy Melroy, Silk Sensations Ages 10 and up Create a 10” Silk Suncatcher with a wire edge framed, which will be ready to hang in your window when its painted—an original piece of art! We will use the wonderful Nature Connects® structures as our inspiration for this silk painting workshop – all supplies will be provided and no experience needed.

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Children’s Story Time

Jun. 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every week until August 28, 2018

Join us for nature-themed stories and activities throughout the summer in the Nielsen Children’s Garden. Story Time is free with general admission to the Garden. In case of inclement weather, stories will be read indoors.

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Seeds to Snacks

Jun. 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every week until August 16, 2018

Dig into hands-on gardening activities and investigations, then create a fresh garden snack to enjoy from our harvest each week. Weather permitting. No program July 5.

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Sanimax Concert Series

Jun. 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every week until August 16, 2018

THURSDAYS | 6-7:30 PM June 21-August 16, relax on Thursday evenings with this annual music series that thrills music lovers across all genres and all generations. Stroll through the Garden, enjoy live music, wine, beer and dining. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, picnic baskets and their dancing shoes! EVENT DETAILS No alcohol carry-ins are allowed inside the Garden. No concert July 5. Sanimax Concerts will be moved into the Schneider Education Center if there is inclement weather.…

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Jul. 2018

Independence Day

Jul. 4 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Cost: FREE for all military personnel and veterans Jul 4 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

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Hatha Yoga

Jul. 7 @ 7:00 am - Aug. 7 @ 8:00 am

Tree Janzen, Tree’s Yoga This is a slow class for every level of practitioner. Throughout this series, we will integrate mindfulness, breath work, strength and movement to find a perfect balanced yoga class. Please bring a yoga mat. This is a 5 week series: Tuesday, July 10 – August 7 For the full series: $40/GBBG Member; $45/Non-Member One Day: $10

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Day Camp: Garden Passport

Jul. 9 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every 0 months on the first Monday until August 13, 2018

Have you ever wondered about some of the strange looking fruits and vegetables at the grocery store? Prepare to travel the world as we discover more about these oddballs and cook up some tasty dishes along the way. $35/GBBG Member; $45/Non-Member Session 1: Ages 9-12 Monday, July 9 | 9:30 am–3:30 pm. Register by July 2. Session 2: Ages 6-8 Monday, August 13 9:30am-3:30pm. Register by August 6.

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DIY Hypertufa Planter

Jul. 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Steve Schultz, Steve’s Leaves Have you heard about hypertufa for your garden? It’s a lightweight alternative to real stone troughs and planters. Create your own planter in this one and a half hour workshop and enjoy Steve’s fun and humorous approach to this craft. Bring disposable rubber gloves and a large square/rectangular/round plastic beverage tub or storage container that is roughly 18-20 inches across. All other materials will be provided.

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Family Nature Night: Dancing Dragonflies

Jul. 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Cost: Free/GBBG Member Family; $5/Non-Member Family Jul 16 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm GBBG Education Staff These ferocious predators are expert fliers! Join us to learn more about these acrobatic insects. Wear your walking shoes and let us guide you through a family adventure.

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Cook with Me: Garden Spreads & Dips

Jul. 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Cost: $12/GBBG Member; $15/Non-Member Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Linda Gustke, GBBG Education Manager We’ll venture into the Garden to explore our herb beds, pick some of our favorites, then had back inside to prepare some delicious and simple herb-inspired spreads and dips! Be ready to cook along with the instructor, no experience necessary.

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Garden Sprouts: Pollination Play

Jul. 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Cost: $8/GBBG Member; $13/Non-Member Jul 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Amy Kopp, GBBG Education Docent Flowers and bees just go together! Become a scientist and investigate pollination with us. This program is designed for children age three to five and one accompanying adult. Price includes one child and adult. Additional children are half price.

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Weeklong Camp: Creative Construction

Jul. 23 @ 9:30 am - Aug. 3 @ 3:30 pm

Cost: $65/GBBG Member; $85/Non-Member Jul 23 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm Creative Construction Calling all architects, designers and builders! Discover some of nature’s master builders, then use your creativity on new projects and build challenges each day. We’ll work with a variety of materials and tools while learning to think like engineers. $65/GBBG Member; $85/Non-Member Register by July 16. Session 1: Ages 6–8 July 23–27 | 9:30 am–12 pm Session 2: Ages 9-12 July 30-August 3 | 9:30am-3:30pm

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DIY Flower Garden Stake

Jul. 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Cost: $55/GBBG Member; $65/Non-Member Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm Amy Zander, Amy Zander Studio How long has it been since you played with clay? Handbuild a flower garden stake for your yard or garden. Experience rolling out a slab, using pottery tools and learn all about handbuilding with clay. You are the artist and will be designing your own flower! The second class is glazing them. No experience is necessary, all supplies provided.

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Aug. 2018

Sounds of Nashville

Aug. 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

FRIDAY, AUGUST 3 | 7–9 PM Listen to your favorite Country songs performed acoustically by the songwriters as they share the story behind the lyrics in a unique and intimate setting. This is like nothing you have ever heard or seen! EVENT DETAILS Food and beverages will be available for purchase including local brews and botanical inspired cocktails featuring Meyer Brothers Old Fashioned Mix and Great Lakes Distillery liquors. No carry-ins, please. Food vendors and menus coming soon.

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Cost: Free/GBBG Member Family; $5/Non-Member Family Aug 6 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm GBBG Education Staff Spiders get a bad rap, but are an important part of our ecosystem. How many can you find with us? Wear your walking shoes and let us guide you through a family adventure.

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Garden Sprouts: Turtle Time

Aug. 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Cost: $8/GBBG Member; $13/Non-Member Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am Amy Kopp, GBBG Education Docent Don’t hide in your shell – venture out to the Garden for some turtle themed fun! This program is designed for children age three to five and one accompanying adult. Price includes one child and adult. Additional children are half price.

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Macro Photography

Aug. 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Cost: $16/GBBG Member; $20/Non-Member Aug 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Marc Amenson, Amenson Studio There is a beautiful and fascinating world in your own backyard. Learn how to photograph nature’s smallest creatures, flowers and designs with macro photography. In this hands-on class, you will learn the techniques essential to getting amazing photographs of all things macro. Bring your camera and macro lens for this class, as we will be photographing and critiquing photos in class.

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Grass Roots Festival

Aug. 26 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

SUNDAY, AUGUST 26 | 12–7 PM Enjoy a variety of bluegrass, roots, Americana and folk music from area artists presented in partnership with Mile of Music. EVENT DETAILS Food and beverages will be available for purchase including local brews and botanical inspired cocktails. Stone Arch Brewpub will provide a variety of food options and gluten-free options for purchase. No carry-ins, please. Locally-raised bison burger $8 Locally-sourced Wisconsin brat $5 Black bean burger $7 Hummus and local, organic vegetables $6 Tabouli…

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