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Purdy Butterfly House
Purdy Butterfly House
May 1 – Sep 30 all-day
Purdy Butterfly House @ Purdy Butterfly House | Huntsville | Alabama | United States
The Purdy Butterfly House, the nation’s largest open-air butterfly house, opens on May 1 and through September is home to 1,500 butterflies, as well as turtles, button quail, frogs, and other critters. A series of butterfly releases are scheduled during … Continue reading
Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit
Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit
Jun 8 – Aug 18 all-day
Making Alabama: A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit @ Propst Guest Center
Huntsville is one of 67 communities in Alabama to host Making Alabama and the Huntsville Botanical Garden is proud to offer a venue to share our state’s rich history with you! Celebrating 200 Years This exhibit is a celebration of … Continue reading
Sweet Homegrown Alabama
Sweet Homegrown Alabama
Jun 8 – Sep 30 all-day
Sweet Homegrown Alabama
State Symbol Scavenger Hunt (Click here to download the scavenger hunt) Do you know why Alabama is called the “Yellowhammer State?” Do you know what our state mineral is? What about our state wildflower? As you explore the Garden this … Continue reading
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Firefly Night Hike 7:30 pm
Firefly Night Hike
Jul 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Firefly Night Hike
Click links below to register: Register for June 11 Register for June 25 Register for July 2 Register for July 9 Register for July 23 We will meet in the Guest Center. Bring your flashlight and a sense of adventure … Continue reading
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Girl Scout Day at the Garden 9:00 am
Girl Scout Day at the Garden
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Girl Scout Day at the Garden
Girls Scouts of all ages are welcome to visit the Garden at a discounted rate. We want you to see all that we have to offer and enjoy a day exploring nature! The Garden will have its Sweet Homegrown Alabama … Continue reading
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Junior Master Gardener Summer Camp: Grades 1 – 3 9:00 am
Junior Master Gardener Summer Camp: Grades 1 – 3
Jul 8 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
For children advancing to Grades 1 – 3 Junior Master Gardener introduces and reinforces gardening skills for all ages. Campers will have the opportunity to explore and learn about the environment around them. They will also get a chance to get … Continue reading
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Junior Master Gardener Summer Camp: Grades 1 – 3 9:00 am
Junior Master Gardener Summer Camp: Grades 1 – 3
Jul 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
For children advancing to Grades 1 – 3 Junior Master Gardener introduces and reinforces gardening skills for all ages. Campers will have the opportunity to explore and learn about the environment around them. They will also get a chance to get … Continue reading
Firefly Night Hike 7:30 pm
Firefly Night Hike
Jul 9 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Firefly Night Hike
Click links below to register: Register for June 11 Register for June 25 Register for July 2 Register for July 9 Register for July 23 We will meet in the Guest Center. Bring your flashlight and a sense of adventure … Continue reading
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Junior Master Gardener Summer Camp: Grades 1 – 3 9:00 am
Junior Master Gardener Summer Camp: Grades 1 – 3
Jul 10 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
For children advancing to Grades 1 – 3 Junior Master Gardener introduces and reinforces gardening skills for all ages. Campers will have the opportunity to explore and learn about the environment around them. They will also get a chance to get … Continue reading
Wacky Wednesdays! 12:00 pm
Wacky Wednesdays!
Jul 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
It’s time to get wacky! jQuery.noConflict(); jQuery(document).ready(function(){ jQuery("#wacky-wednesdays").flexslider({ animation: "fade", controlsContainer: ".controls", slideshow: true, slideshowSpeed: 4000, animationDuration: 1000, directionNav: false, controlNav: true, pauseOnAction: true, pauseOnHover: false }); }); Join us in the Children’s Garden each Wednesday (June 5 – July … Continue reading
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Junior Master Gardener Summer Camp: Grades 1 – 3 9:00 am
Junior Master Gardener Summer Camp: Grades 1 – 3
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
For children advancing to Grades 1 – 3 Junior Master Gardener introduces and reinforces gardening skills for all ages. Campers will have the opportunity to explore and learn about the environment around them. They will also get a chance to get … Continue reading
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Junior Master Gardener Summer Camp: Grades 1 – 3 9:00 am
Junior Master Gardener Summer Camp: Grades 1 – 3
Jul 12 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
For children advancing to Grades 1 – 3 Junior Master Gardener introduces and reinforces gardening skills for all ages. Campers will have the opportunity to explore and learn about the environment around them. They will also get a chance to get … Continue reading
Seeds to Sprouts 10:00 am
Seeds to Sprouts
Jul 12 @ 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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Butterfly Release – SOLD OUT 10:00 am
Butterfly Release – SOLD OUT
Jul 13 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Butterfly Release - SOLD OUT @ Anderson Education Center & Purdy Butterfly House
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 the butterfly house enjoying … Continue reading
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Wacky Wednesdays! 12:00 pm
Wacky Wednesdays!
Jul 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
It’s time to get wacky! jQuery.noConflict(); jQuery(document).ready(function(){ jQuery("#wacky-wednesdays").flexslider({ animation: "fade", controlsContainer: ".controls", slideshow: true, slideshowSpeed: 4000, animationDuration: 1000, directionNav: false, controlNav: true, pauseOnAction: true, pauseOnHover: false }); }); Join us in the Children’s Garden each Wednesday (June 5 – July … Continue reading
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Bicentennial Speaker: Frances Robb 6:00 pm
Bicentennial Speaker: Frances Robb
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bicentennial Speaker: Frances Robb @ Conservatory
Frances Robb’s presentation will let us explore together some of the finest images from our state’s historical record. From Alabama’s first photographs to the Civil War and World War II, from studio portraits to backyard snapshots, from football shots to … Continue reading
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Firefly Night Hike 7:30 pm
Firefly Night Hike
Jul 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Firefly Night Hike
Click links below to register: Register for June 11 Register for June 25 Register for July 2 Register for July 9 Register for July 23 We will meet in the Guest Center. Bring your flashlight and a sense of adventure … Continue reading
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Wacky Wednesdays! 12:00 pm
Wacky Wednesdays!
Jul 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
It’s time to get wacky! jQuery.noConflict(); jQuery(document).ready(function(){ jQuery("#wacky-wednesdays").flexslider({ animation: "fade", controlsContainer: ".controls", slideshow: true, slideshowSpeed: 4000, animationDuration: 1000, directionNav: false, controlNav: true, pauseOnAction: true, pauseOnHover: false }); }); Join us in the Children’s Garden each Wednesday (June 5 – July … Continue reading
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Seeds to Sprouts 10:00 am
Seeds to Sprouts
Jul 26 @ 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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Yoga at the Garden 9:00 am
Yoga at the Garden
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Yoga at the Garden @ Carriage House or Nichols Arbor
Register for July 27 Instructor: Maria Brito Maria’s classes are focused on intense core strength. She strives to create a fun and uplifting environment for her students to find inner peace and connection. Maria encourages her students to explore and … Continue reading
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