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Event Calendar

Mar
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Art at the Garden: Qian Zhang Yang
Mar 20 – May 19 all-day

Vicky Yang 2019Qian Zhang Yang (Vicky Yang) has been a Huntsville resident for 26 years. She loves painting everything that is beautiful and is proud of her Chinese culture and heritage.

Vicky was born in 1965 in the People’s Republic of China. She received a bachelors degree in physics from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1985 and masters degree in material science from the Institute of Semiconductor, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1987.

She came to the U.S. in 1988 and received a masters degree in physics from the College of William and Mary. She started her own company, Cablemart Inc., in 1992 and ran the computer hardware import and wholesale business for 23 years.

Vicky has always been an art lover. She started painting after she closed her business three years ago.

 

Art at the Garden is presented by: 

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Thu
The Wild – A Chinese Lantern Festival
Apr 18 all-day

March 20, 2019 –  May 19, 2019

Enchanting in the sunlight and magical in the moonlight.

CLF-PNCIt’s the Huntsville Botanical Garden’s biggest exhibit to date! Boasting more than 1,000 illuminated lantern displays of wildlife from around the world (and dinosaurs!), this festival will provide a stunning visual exhibition of Chinese art and culture.

Other festival activities will include:

  • Live Kung Fu performances at 6:00 pm and 7:45 pm
  • Chinese shadow puppetry performances at 7:00 pm and 8:45 pm
  • A marketplace featuring authentic Chinese folk arts and crafts

DAYTIME HOURS:
Monday – Saturday: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am – 4:30 pm
EVENING HOURS (Wednesday – Sunday Only):
Gates open at 5:30 pm with last admission taken at 9:00 pm

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19
Fri
The Wild – A Chinese Lantern Festival
Apr 19 all-day

March 20, 2019 –  May 19, 2019

Enchanting in the sunlight and magical in the moonlight.

CLF-PNCIt’s the Huntsville Botanical Garden’s biggest exhibit to date! Boasting more than 1,000 illuminated lantern displays of wildlife from around the world (and dinosaurs!), this festival will provide a stunning visual exhibition of Chinese art and culture.

Other festival activities will include:

  • Live Kung Fu performances at 6:00 pm and 7:45 pm
  • Chinese shadow puppetry performances at 7:00 pm and 8:45 pm
  • A marketplace featuring authentic Chinese folk arts and crafts

DAYTIME HOURS:
Monday – Saturday: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am – 4:30 pm
EVENING HOURS (Wednesday – Sunday Only):
Gates open at 5:30 pm with last admission taken at 9:00 pm

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Seeds to Sprouts
Apr 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

seeds sprouts 0918Come and enjoy exciting stories for the season, crafts, learning activities, and walks (weather permitting) in the Garden with your little Sprout! Each class offers a different adventure to get your little one experiencing nature and all it has to offer.

March 29: Giraffes
April 19: Going on a Safari

seeds sprouts 0918 2Stay tuned: More programs to come in June 2019!

Location: All Seeds to Sprouts sessions will be held in the Anderson Education Center Classroom

Selected Fridays from 10:00 am-11:00 am

Age: 2-5 (parent and child class)

$8 for the first child, $5 for each additional sibling in the same family.
Adults free with membership or Garden admission.

Pre-registration is encouraged. You can save the time of having to stop and pay on your way in! You can register online or over the phone at 256-830-4447 ext. 253.

Remember to take advantage of our Frequent “Sprouters” Program and earn a free class for every three paid classes that you attend. Pick up your card at the next class.

Contact Misty Hertzig if you have questions at mhertzig@hsvbg.org.

Apr
20
Sat
The Wild – A Chinese Lantern Festival
Apr 20 all-day

March 20, 2019 –  May 19, 2019

Enchanting in the sunlight and magical in the moonlight.

CLF-PNCIt’s the Huntsville Botanical Garden’s biggest exhibit to date! Boasting more than 1,000 illuminated lantern displays of wildlife from around the world (and dinosaurs!), this festival will provide a stunning visual exhibition of Chinese art and culture.

Other festival activities will include:

  • Live Kung Fu performances at 6:00 pm and 7:45 pm
  • Chinese shadow puppetry performances at 7:00 pm and 8:45 pm
  • A marketplace featuring authentic Chinese folk arts and crafts

DAYTIME HOURS:
Monday – Saturday: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am – 4:30 pm
EVENING HOURS (Wednesday – Sunday Only):
Gates open at 5:30 pm with last admission taken at 9:00 pm

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Bunny Bonanza Member Event
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

bunny bonanzaGarden Members, are you EGG-cited for this year’s Bunny Bonanza? Our botanical bunnies will stuff 10,000 eggs with treats and scatter them around the Garden for four separate hunts (see schedule below). We’ll also have music, games, crafts, face painting, and refreshments. Join in the all-ages Easter Bonnet Parade and don’t forget to snap a pic with the Easter Bunny!

Please see the egg hunt schedule below and click the link to purchase tickets for your age categories. On April 20, plan to arrive well in advance of the scheduled times with your Garden membership card and Bunny Bonanza ticket in hand for faster check-in. Don’t forget your Easter basket!

Not yet a Garden Member? Click here to join today!

bunny bonanza 2Egg hunt schedule:

Ages 2 & Under: 10:15 am Purchase Tickets
Ages 3 – 4: 10:45 am: Purchase Tickets
Ages 5 – 6: 11:15 am Purchase Tickets
Ages 7 & Up: 11:45 am Purchase Tickets

 

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