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Purdy Butterfly House
Purdy Butterfly House
May 6 – Oct 5 all-day
Purdy Butterfly House @ Purdy Butterfly House | Huntsville | Alabama | United States
This beautiful, soaring 9000 sq. ft. natural stone and steel beam structure overlooking the entrance pond is home to thousands of native butterflies, tadpoles, frogs, button quail, turtles and other critters. Waterfall, ponds, streams, lush vegetation and flowering plants invite … Continue reading
Dinosaurs UpROAR Alive
Dinosaurs UpROAR Alive
May 13 – Aug 13 all-day
Dinosaurs UpROAR Alive
  A different kind of animal has arrived at the Garden: dinosaurs. For a limited time, ferocious, magnificent creatures of the mighty Mesozoic era will be “unextinct”—brought “back to life” throughout the Garden. Ever since the first dinosaur was discovered, … Continue reading
Armed Forces Week at the Garden
Armed Forces Week at the Garden
Jun 24 – Jul 4 all-day
Armed Forces Week at the Garden
Thank you for your service!
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Discovering Dinosaurs Day Hike 10:00 am
Discovering Dinosaurs Day Hike
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am
Discovering Dinosaurs Day Hike: Guided daytime walk led by education department staff through the Dinosaurs Uproar Alive exhibit and the Dinosaur loop in the Children’s Garden complete with a hands-on activity and something to take home!  A different activity will … Continue reading
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Summer Camp K – 3rd Grade – FULL
Summer Camp K – 3rd Grade – FULL
Jul 10 – Jul 14 all-day
  Discovering Dinosaurs Rising Kindergarten-3rd Grade The week will focus on dinosaurs and the world they lived in.  Campers will learn about how dinosaurs lived, how they went extinct and what “dinosaurs” still live today.  Each of the 6 species … Continue reading
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Sunflower Wreath Class 6:00 pm
Sunflower Wreath Class
Jul 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sunflower Wreath Class @ Carriage House
SOLD OUT Make a beautiful Sunflower Wreath that highlights summer. Enjoy an evening with the gals as you create this stunning wreath.  All materials provided. Light beverages and appetizers served. Members $30  Non-members $35
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Butterfly Release – SOLD OUT 10:30 am
Butterfly Release – SOLD OUT
Jul 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Butterfly Release - SOLD OUT @ Anderson Education Center & Purdy Butterfly House
Butterfly Release SOLD OUT Help us repopulate the Purdy Butterfly House by releasing live butterflies in the morning, afternoon, or both!  We’ll begin this program with a brief presentation in the Anderson Education Center classroom followed by time spent in … Continue reading
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Plant ID Walk – Guest Center 2:00 pm
Plant ID Walk – Guest Center
Jul 16 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Plant ID Walk - Guest Center @ Guest Center
Purchase Tickets Here Featuring new plants in beds around the Guest Center with a walk in the Garden lead by Carol Lambdin, Landscape Architect.  With over 140 new species of plants now being showcased in and around the new Guest … Continue reading
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Summer Camp 1st – 3rd Grade
Summer Camp 1st – 3rd Grade
Jul 17 – Jul 21 all-day
  Junior Master Gardener Rising 1st-3rd Grade Junior Master Gardener introduces and reinforces gardening skills for all ages.  Campers will have the opportunity to explore the garden and learn about the environment around them.  They will also get a chance … Continue reading
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Prehistoric Dinner and a Movie 6:00 pm
Prehistoric Dinner and a Movie
Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:45 pm
Prehistoric Dinner and a Movie @ Atrium/Carriage House Patio and the Arbor (because of extreme heat)
Friday, July 21st 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM – Hot Dog Dinner Atrium/Carriage House Patio 7:30 PM – Admission & Concessions Open for Movie 8:15 PM – 9:45 PM-Movie Viewing Time Arbor – moved due to extreme heat Start your … Continue reading
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Discovering Dinosaurs Day Hike 10:00 am
Discovering Dinosaurs Day Hike
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am
Discovering Dinosaurs Day Hike: Guided daytime walk led by education department staff through the Dinosaurs Uproar Alive exhibit and the Dinosaur loop in the Children’s Garden complete with a hands-on activity and something to take home!  A different activity will … Continue reading
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Summer Camp K – 6th Grade – FULL
Summer Camp K – 6th Grade – FULL
Jul 24 – Jul 28 all-day
  Roaming with the Dinosaurs Rising Kindergarten through 6th Grade Join us for daily adventures into the world of dinosaurs and today.  Each day will be its own theme that will get campers into the Garden to explore, learn and … Continue reading
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Wacky Wednesdays! 12:00 pm
Wacky Wednesdays!
Jul 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Wacky Wednesdays! @ Children's Garden
Beginning June 7th – Every Wednesday in June and July (except July 5th) Noon – 1 p.m. Free with Garden membership or admission. Sprinklers, sidewalk chalk, bubbles, snacks, story time and a craft! No reservation required. Show up anytime between … Continue reading
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Firefly Night Hike with a Prehistoric Twist 7:30 pm
Firefly Night Hike with a Prehistoric Twist
Jul 27 @ 7:30 pm
Firefly Night Hike with a Prehistoric Twist @ Meet in the Boeing-Toyota Amphitheater
Register for July 25 – Rescheduled for Thursday the 27th Children of all ages will enjoy these family friendly night hikes at the Garden. These hikes are extraordinary because you’ll get to go back in time to visit the prehistoric creatures at … Continue reading
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Seeds to Sprouts 10:00 am
Seeds to Sprouts
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Seeds to Sprouts @ Anderson Education Classroom
Come 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 … Continue reading
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