Events

Monthly Calendar

January 31, 2015 - February 28, 2015

“There’s Always Something Growing On” at Huntsville Botanical Garden!

Don't forget that some of our events and classes need volunteers! To see a list of volunteer opportunities,  go to the Volunteers page under Get Involved!


Festivals

Beaks and Barks
Saturday January 17, 2015 - Saturday February 28, 2015
In the Garden

Cool winter days during January and February are perfect for getting out of the house and enjoying the fresh air and sunshine in the Garden. Enjoy a walk with your dog or grab your binoculars (and camera) and head down to the Lewis Birding Trail.

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Events

William Thomas Art Exhibit
Saturday January 10, 2015 - Wednesday April 15, 2015
Boeing Education Center and Murray Hall

William Thomas's exhibit "En Masse" is on display.

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Girls Night Out: Flower Pot Bird Feeders
Friday February 6, 2015 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Grab your best girlfriend and head to the Garden for an evening of fun and creativity. Make a take-home craft and enjoy light hors d’oeuvres. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.

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Hot Dog & Dogs
Saturday February 7, 2015 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Grisham Pavilion

Enjoy lunch with your "best" friend! "Dawg Couture" fashion follows lunch.

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Sips & Sounds...Romantic Wines
Thursday February 12, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Nichols Arbor

February’s Romantic Wines offers fabulous appetizer pairings and a variety of rich reds, crisp whites and champagne for the ultimate in Valentine’s Day romance. Enjoy the relaxing music of Harpist Victoria Anderson and Violist Juliet Willicot.

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Great Backyard Bird Count
Friday February 13, 2015 - Monday February 16, 2015
In the Garden

Take part in a family-friendly, educational activity that is lots of fun and helps your local birds

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Chickin & Pickin: Dinner, Music, & a Movie
Friday February 13, 2015 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Murray Hall

Join us for a chicken dinner, live local music and a private viewing of Ghost Bird.

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Birding Symposium
Saturday February 14, 2015 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Murray Hall & Lewis Birding Trail

This special Birding Symposium features workshop sessions taught by local birding enthusiasts including Herb Lewis, creator of HBG’s Lewis Birding Trail and Brian Naughton, the Garden’s resident Purple Martin expert.

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Young Birder's Day: Live Bird Presentation, Activities, & Lewis Birding Trail Guided Walk
Sunday February 15, 2015 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom & Lewis Birding Trail

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Race for Top Dog and 1-mile Bow Wow Fun Run
Saturday February 21, 2015
In the Garden

Enjoy the sights at the Garden as you get some exercise at the 5K Race for Top Dog and 1-mile Bow Wow Fun Run.

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Giveback Day
Saturday February 28, 2015 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Enjoy complimentary admission to the Garden when you bring donations to support the Huntsville Humane Society.

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Camps and Classes

Hikes for Tykes
Saturday January 31, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Meet at the Garden Railway

Fresh Air Family and the Garden have partnered to bring you Hikes for Tykes, an outdoor environmental education program designed specifically for pre-school children. Guided walks will be offered the last Saturday of every month, January through October, 2015.

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Seeds to Sprouts: Counting Birds
Friday February 6, 2015 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Boeing Education Classroom

Enjoy stories, lessons, hands-on activities and guided tours of our garden areas.
This program is geared for children age 2-5.

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Seeds to Sprouts: One Hundred Dogs
Friday February 20, 2015 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Boeing Education Classroom

Enjoy stories, lessons, hands-on activities and guided tours of our garden areas.
This program is geared for children age 2-5.

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Hikes for Tykes
Saturday February 28, 2015 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Meet at the Garden Railway

Fresh Air Family and the Garden have partnered to bring you Hikes for Tykes, an outdoor environmental education program designed specifically for pre-school children. Guided walks will be offered the last Saturday of every month, January through October, 2015

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Adult Classes

Barking up the Right Tree
Sunday February 8, 2015 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Meet on the Linda & Mark Smith Patio

Stroll through the Garden and learn about trees with interesting bark patterns that you can plant in your garden.

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YOUtopia Planning and Organizational Meeting
Thursday February 19, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

YOUtopia focuses on sharing sustainable solutions for our environment.

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Suet Recipes & Log Feeders Make n Take
Saturday February 28, 2015 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Learn how to make these unique bird feeders.

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Calendar

Living Art Bonsai Society Meeting
Tuesday February 3, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

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Federated Garden Clubs of Huntsville and Madison County Meeting
Wednesday February 4, 2015 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Boeing Education Classroom

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North Alabama Daylily Society Meeting
Sunday February 8, 2015 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

Fred Maning will be our speaker

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Garden Board of Directors Meeting
Monday February 9, 2015 11:30 am - 12:30 am
Murray Hall

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Huntsville Fern Society Meeting
Tuesday February 10, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

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Master Gardeners of North Alabama Meeting
Thursday February 12, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Murray Hall

Speaker Gail Futoran on roses.

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Heart of Dixie Orchid Society Meeting
Monday February 16, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

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Gourd Patch Meeting
Tuesday February 17, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

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Garden Guild Meeting
Wednesday February 18, 2015 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Nichols Arbor

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North Alabama Mushroom Society Meeting
Thursday February 19, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

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Hosta Society of North Alabama Meeting
Monday February 23, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

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Huntsville Herb Society Meeting
Thursday February 26, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Boeing Education Classroom

HHS Anniversary Celebration, Mary Lou McNabb, Election of officers