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Richmond, VA 23228
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March 2019

The Art of Play

March 29 - September 30

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will invite guests of all ages to come outside and play! The Art of Play transforms the Garden into a vibrant canvas where visitors will express themselves in a palette of playful activities. Interactive sculpture, innovative programming, multisensory activities and Pop-up Play Stations, all curated to engage imaginations and inspire flights of fancy, will awaken the artist in everyone. We’ve commissioned six Virginia artists to create whimsical installations that invite adults and children alike to engage in the creative process…

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April 2019

M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE!

April 12 @ 9:00 am - October 14 @ 4:45 pm

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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VISIT M&T BANK BUTTERFLIES LIVE! ****APRIL 12 – OCTOBER 14, 2019**** Daily from 9 A.M. – 4:45 P.M. Plus, new in 2019: extended summer hours on Thursday nights (til 8 p.m.) during Flowers after 5. Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Tropical beauties — fascinating and showy — transform the Conservatory’s North Wing into a wonderland of vibrant colors, captivating sights and extraordinary discoveries. The exhibit is ever-changing, so every time you visit, you’re likely to see something new. M&T…

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July 2019

Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

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Flowers After 5

July 18 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 12, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Enjoy Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings (June 1- Sept. 13) June, July, and August with an extended season this year including the first two Thursdays of September. Please note, there is no Flowers After 5 on July 4. By popular request, we are providing an extra hour of music this year with live musical performances each week from 5-8pm! 5 – 6 p.m. Family activities in the Children’s Garden 5 – 8 p.m. Water Play in the Children’s Garden…

Find out more »

Good Green Fun at Lewis Ginter

July 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Families with kids of all ages are invited to spend time in the Children’s Garden having “good green fun.” Thursdays, June – August; 5 – 6 p.m. Free with Garden admission. No pre-registration required.

Find out more »

Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

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Garden Art in the Children’s Garden

July 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Drop-in to the Garden Art Studio to unfold your creative energy. Use provided materials to explore and reflect on your own Garden experience. Included with regular Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Sundays, April – October, 2-3 p.m. and Mondays June, July, and August from 10-11 a.m.

Find out more »

Family Walk & Talk

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until August 20, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Enhance your understanding and appreciation of the Garden with one of these specialized walks featuring seasonal aspects of the collection. Come dressed for the weather and walking in the Garden. This is the family version of the popular Lewis Ginter Walk and Talks. Each program will include hands-on activities and a take-home craft. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Tuesdays, June – August; departing at 10 a.m. from the Robins Visitor Center Atrium.

Find out more »

Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

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Flowers After 5

July 25 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 12, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Enjoy Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings (June 1- Sept. 13) June, July, and August with an extended season this year including the first two Thursdays of September. Please note, there is no Flowers After 5 on July 4. By popular request, we are providing an extra hour of music this year with live musical performances each week from 5-8pm! 5 – 6 p.m. Family activities in the Children’s Garden 5 – 8 p.m. Water Play in the Children’s Garden…

Find out more »

Fidos After 5 at Lewis Ginter

July 25 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 27, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on July 11, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on July 25, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on August 8, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on August 22, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on September 12, 2019 at 5:00pm


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA on the second and fourth Thursdays in June through mid-September for Fidos After 5 in which leashed dogs are allowed. Suggested $2 “pet admission” benefits Richmond SPCA. Bring Fido to Flowers After 5 on these special nights (only): June 13 & 27, July 11 & 25, August 8 & 22, September 12, 2019. All dogs must be leashed and current on rabies vaccinations. Please Note: We welcome dogs in the Robins Visitor Center and Conservatory, but ask that they not enter the Kelly…

Find out more »

Good Green Fun at Lewis Ginter

July 25 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Families with kids of all ages are invited to spend time in the Children’s Garden having “good green fun.” Thursdays, June – August; 5 – 6 p.m. Free with Garden admission. No pre-registration required.

Find out more »

Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

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Garden Art in the Children’s Garden

July 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Drop-in to the Garden Art Studio to unfold your creative energy. Use provided materials to explore and reflect on your own Garden experience. Included with regular Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Sundays, April – October, 2-3 p.m. and Mondays June, July, and August from 10-11 a.m.

Find out more »

Family Walk & Talk

July 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until August 20, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Enhance your understanding and appreciation of the Garden with one of these specialized walks featuring seasonal aspects of the collection. Come dressed for the weather and walking in the Garden. This is the family version of the popular Lewis Ginter Walk and Talks. Each program will include hands-on activities and a take-home craft. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Tuesdays, June – August; departing at 10 a.m. from the Robins Visitor Center Atrium.

Find out more »

Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

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August 2019

Flowers After 5

August 1 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 12, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Enjoy Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings (June 1- Sept. 13) June, July, and August with an extended season this year including the first two Thursdays of September. Please note, there is no Flowers After 5 on July 4. By popular request, we are providing an extra hour of music this year with live musical performances each week from 5-8pm! 5 – 6 p.m. Family activities in the Children’s Garden 5 – 8 p.m. Water Play in the Children’s Garden…

Find out more »

Good Green Fun at Lewis Ginter

August 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Families with kids of all ages are invited to spend time in the Children’s Garden having “good green fun.” Thursdays, June – August; 5 – 6 p.m. Free with Garden admission. No pre-registration required.

Find out more »

Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

Find out more »

Garden Art in the Children’s Garden

August 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Drop-in to the Garden Art Studio to unfold your creative energy. Use provided materials to explore and reflect on your own Garden experience. Included with regular Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Sundays, April – October, 2-3 p.m. and Mondays June, July, and August from 10-11 a.m.

Find out more »

Family Walk & Talk

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until August 20, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Enhance your understanding and appreciation of the Garden with one of these specialized walks featuring seasonal aspects of the collection. Come dressed for the weather and walking in the Garden. This is the family version of the popular Lewis Ginter Walk and Talks. Each program will include hands-on activities and a take-home craft. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Tuesdays, June – August; departing at 10 a.m. from the Robins Visitor Center Atrium.

Find out more »

Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

Find out more »

Flowers After 5

August 8 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 12, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Enjoy Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings (June 1- Sept. 13) June, July, and August with an extended season this year including the first two Thursdays of September. Please note, there is no Flowers After 5 on July 4. By popular request, we are providing an extra hour of music this year with live musical performances each week from 5-8pm! 5 – 6 p.m. Family activities in the Children’s Garden 5 – 8 p.m. Water Play in the Children’s Garden…

Find out more »

Fidos After 5 at Lewis Ginter

August 8 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 27, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on July 11, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on July 25, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on August 8, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on August 22, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on September 12, 2019 at 5:00pm


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA on the second and fourth Thursdays in June through mid-September for Fidos After 5 in which leashed dogs are allowed. Suggested $2 “pet admission” benefits Richmond SPCA. Bring Fido to Flowers After 5 on these special nights (only): June 13 & 27, July 11 & 25, August 8 & 22, September 12, 2019. All dogs must be leashed and current on rabies vaccinations. Please Note: We welcome dogs in the Robins Visitor Center and Conservatory, but ask that they not enter the Kelly…

Find out more »

Good Green Fun at Lewis Ginter

August 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Families with kids of all ages are invited to spend time in the Children’s Garden having “good green fun.” Thursdays, June – August; 5 – 6 p.m. Free with Garden admission. No pre-registration required.

Find out more »

Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

Find out more »

Garden Art in the Children’s Garden

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Drop-in to the Garden Art Studio to unfold your creative energy. Use provided materials to explore and reflect on your own Garden experience. Included with regular Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Sundays, April – October, 2-3 p.m. and Mondays June, July, and August from 10-11 a.m.

Find out more »

Family Walk & Talk

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until August 20, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Enhance your understanding and appreciation of the Garden with one of these specialized walks featuring seasonal aspects of the collection. Come dressed for the weather and walking in the Garden. This is the family version of the popular Lewis Ginter Walk and Talks. Each program will include hands-on activities and a take-home craft. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Tuesdays, June – August; departing at 10 a.m. from the Robins Visitor Center Atrium.

Find out more »

Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

Find out more »

Flowers After 5

August 15 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 12, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Enjoy Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings (June 1- Sept. 13) June, July, and August with an extended season this year including the first two Thursdays of September. Please note, there is no Flowers After 5 on July 4. By popular request, we are providing an extra hour of music this year with live musical performances each week from 5-8pm! 5 – 6 p.m. Family activities in the Children’s Garden 5 – 8 p.m. Water Play in the Children’s Garden…

Find out more »

Good Green Fun at Lewis Ginter

August 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Families with kids of all ages are invited to spend time in the Children’s Garden having “good green fun.” Thursdays, June – August; 5 – 6 p.m. Free with Garden admission. No pre-registration required.

Find out more »

Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

Find out more »

Garden Art in the Children’s Garden

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Drop-in to the Garden Art Studio to unfold your creative energy. Use provided materials to explore and reflect on your own Garden experience. Included with regular Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Sundays, April – October, 2-3 p.m. and Mondays June, July, and August from 10-11 a.m.

Find out more »

Family Walk & Talk

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until August 20, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Enhance your understanding and appreciation of the Garden with one of these specialized walks featuring seasonal aspects of the collection. Come dressed for the weather and walking in the Garden. This is the family version of the popular Lewis Ginter Walk and Talks. Each program will include hands-on activities and a take-home craft. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Tuesdays, June – August; departing at 10 a.m. from the Robins Visitor Center Atrium.

Find out more »

Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

Find out more »

Flowers After 5

August 22 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 12, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Enjoy Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings (June 1- Sept. 13) June, July, and August with an extended season this year including the first two Thursdays of September. Please note, there is no Flowers After 5 on July 4. By popular request, we are providing an extra hour of music this year with live musical performances each week from 5-8pm! 5 – 6 p.m. Family activities in the Children’s Garden 5 – 8 p.m. Water Play in the Children’s Garden…

Find out more »

Fidos After 5 at Lewis Ginter

August 22 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 27, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on July 11, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on July 25, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on August 8, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on August 22, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on September 12, 2019 at 5:00pm


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA on the second and fourth Thursdays in June through mid-September for Fidos After 5 in which leashed dogs are allowed. Suggested $2 “pet admission” benefits Richmond SPCA. Bring Fido to Flowers After 5 on these special nights (only): June 13 & 27, July 11 & 25, August 8 & 22, September 12, 2019. All dogs must be leashed and current on rabies vaccinations. Please Note: We welcome dogs in the Robins Visitor Center and Conservatory, but ask that they not enter the Kelly…

Find out more »

Good Green Fun at Lewis Ginter

August 22 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Families with kids of all ages are invited to spend time in the Children’s Garden having “good green fun.” Thursdays, June – August; 5 – 6 p.m. Free with Garden admission. No pre-registration required.

Find out more »

Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

Find out more »

Garden Art in the Children’s Garden

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Drop-in to the Garden Art Studio to unfold your creative energy. Use provided materials to explore and reflect on your own Garden experience. Included with regular Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Sundays, April – October, 2-3 p.m. and Mondays June, July, and August from 10-11 a.m.

Find out more »

Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until August 28, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

Find out more »

Flowers After 5

August 29 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 12, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Enjoy Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings (June 1- Sept. 13) June, July, and August with an extended season this year including the first two Thursdays of September. Please note, there is no Flowers After 5 on July 4. By popular request, we are providing an extra hour of music this year with live musical performances each week from 5-8pm! 5 – 6 p.m. Family activities in the Children’s Garden 5 – 8 p.m. Water Play in the Children’s Garden…

Find out more »

Good Green Fun at Lewis Ginter

August 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 29, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
+ Google Map

Families with kids of all ages are invited to spend time in the Children’s Garden having “good green fun.” Thursdays, June – August; 5 – 6 p.m. Free with Garden admission. No pre-registration required.

Find out more »

Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

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September 2019

Garden Art in the Children’s Garden

September 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Drop-in to the Garden Art Studio to unfold your creative energy. Use provided materials to explore and reflect on your own Garden experience. Included with regular Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Sundays, April – October, 2-3 p.m. and Mondays June, July, and August from 10-11 a.m.

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Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

September 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

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Flowers After 5

September 5 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 12, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Enjoy Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings (June 1- Sept. 13) June, July, and August with an extended season this year including the first two Thursdays of September. Please note, there is no Flowers After 5 on July 4. By popular request, we are providing an extra hour of music this year with live musical performances each week from 5-8pm! 5 – 6 p.m. Family activities in the Children’s Garden 5 – 8 p.m. Water Play in the Children’s Garden…

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Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

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Garden Art in the Children’s Garden

September 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Drop-in to the Garden Art Studio to unfold your creative energy. Use provided materials to explore and reflect on your own Garden experience. Included with regular Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Sundays, April – October, 2-3 p.m. and Mondays June, July, and August from 10-11 a.m.

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Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

September 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

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Flowers After 5

September 12 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until September 12, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Enjoy Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings (June 1- Sept. 13) June, July, and August with an extended season this year including the first two Thursdays of September. Please note, there is no Flowers After 5 on July 4. By popular request, we are providing an extra hour of music this year with live musical performances each week from 5-8pm! 5 – 6 p.m. Family activities in the Children’s Garden 5 – 8 p.m. Water Play in the Children’s Garden…

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Fidos After 5 at Lewis Ginter

September 12 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 27, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on July 11, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on July 25, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on August 8, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on August 22, 2019 at 5:00pm

One event on September 12, 2019 at 5:00pm


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA on the second and fourth Thursdays in June through mid-September for Fidos After 5 in which leashed dogs are allowed. Suggested $2 “pet admission” benefits Richmond SPCA. Bring Fido to Flowers After 5 on these special nights (only): June 13 & 27, July 11 & 25, August 8 & 22, September 12, 2019. All dogs must be leashed and current on rabies vaccinations. Please Note: We welcome dogs in the Robins Visitor Center and Conservatory, but ask that they not enter the Kelly…

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Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

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Garden Art in the Children’s Garden

September 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Drop-in to the Garden Art Studio to unfold your creative energy. Use provided materials to explore and reflect on your own Garden experience. Included with regular Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Sundays, April – October, 2-3 p.m. and Mondays June, July, and August from 10-11 a.m.

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Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

September 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

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Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

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Garden Art in the Children’s Garden

September 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Drop-in to the Garden Art Studio to unfold your creative energy. Use provided materials to explore and reflect on your own Garden experience. Included with regular Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Sundays, April – October, 2-3 p.m. and Mondays June, July, and August from 10-11 a.m.

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Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

September 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

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Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

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Garden Art in the Children’s Garden

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Drop-in to the Garden Art Studio to unfold your creative energy. Use provided materials to explore and reflect on your own Garden experience. Included with regular Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Sundays, April – October, 2-3 p.m. and Mondays June, July, and August from 10-11 a.m.

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October 2019

Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

October 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

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Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

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Garden Art in the Children’s Garden

October 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Drop-in to the Garden Art Studio to unfold your creative energy. Use provided materials to explore and reflect on your own Garden experience. Included with regular Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Sundays, April – October, 2-3 p.m. and Mondays June, July, and August from 10-11 a.m.

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Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

October 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

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Drop in and Dig the Outdoors

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Children of all ages are invited to drop in and participate in our fun outdoor activities under the guidance of Children’s Education staff and volunteers. Free with Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Saturday mornings, April–October, 10-11 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, April–May, 2-3 p.m. Wednesday mornings, June–August, 10-11:30 a.m. Wednesday afternoons, September–October, 2-3 p.m.

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Garden Art in the Children’s Garden

October 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until October 27, 2019


Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Drop-in to the Garden Art Studio to unfold your creative energy. Use provided materials to explore and reflect on your own Garden experience. Included with regular Garden admission; No pre-registration required. Sundays, April – October, 2-3 p.m. and Mondays June, July, and August from 10-11 a.m.

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