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May 2022

FULL!! Nature Tales: Brilliant Bats Part A

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This class is FULL! Please email  bgoldentyer@capefearbg.org to be added to the waitlist. Nature Tales is a FREE storytime for families with preschool and toddler-age children. This month our topic is bats. Come enjoy a bat themed storytime from the Cumberland County Public Library and make a bat craft with Cape Fear Botanical Garden Education Staff.  Ages 2-5 with a parent or guardian. Please meet in the Children’s Garden Pavilion. Come dressed to explore outside. This program is completely FREE (admission is…

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FULL!! Nature Tales: Brilliant Bats Part B

May 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This class is FULL! Please email  bgoldentyer@capefearbg.org to be added to the waitlist. Nature Tales is a FREE storytime for families with preschool and toddler-age children. This month our topic is bats. Come enjoy a bat themed storytime from the Cumberland County Public Library and make a bat craft with Cape Fear Botanical Garden Education Staff.  Ages 2-5 with a parent or guardian. Please meet in the Children’s Garden Pavilion. Come dressed to explore outside. This program is completely FREE (admission is…

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Summer Camp Volunteer Training

May 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

We’re always looking for volunteers to assist with our summer camps.  Cape Fear Botanical Garden offers summer camps for children ages 4-15 with different week long and day camp themes. All our camps focus on fostering a love for nature with hands-on activities and outdoor explorations. Camps start May 23rd and run through August 25th. We serve almost 300 children in camp over the course of the whole summer and we could never do it without the help of volunteers!…

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Grow Easy: Lifelong Gardening

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ease into gardening by learning about soil to seeds, propagation, pruning, harvesting, planting, and simple landscape design with healthy living in mind! Grow Easy: Lifelong Gardening is funded through Gardens for All and are FREE to seniors (55+).  We will run one class per month.  These will run October- November, and March-May. Thank you to the Cornelia “Neill” Bullock Wilkins Charitable Endowment Fund – Seniors and Community Grants Fund of Cumberland Community Foundation, Inc. for your support! Sign up here! Click here to…

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FULL!! Preschool: Fireflies Part A

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This class is FULL! Please email  bgoldentyer@capefearbg.org to be added to the waitlist. The first fireflies of the year should be appearing in a few days if they haven’t started appearing already. Learn about how these amazing insects create their own light and decorate a firefly catching jar to take home. Ages 4-6 with a parent or guardian. Please meet in the Children’s Pavilion (We are back outside for summer!). Come dressed to explore outside. Free with membership or regular admission.…

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Preschool: Fireflies Part B

May 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The first fireflies of the year should be appearing in a few days if they haven’t started appearing already. Learn about how these amazing insects create their own light and decorate a firefly catching jar to take home. Ages 4-6 with a parent or guardian. Please meet in the Children’s Pavilion (We are back outside for summer!). Come dressed to explore outside. Free with membership or regular admission. Preregistration is required. Preregister here. There are two back-to-back one-hour sessions of…

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Yoga in the Garden

May 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Practice this calm eastern exercise taught by instructor, Ashley Clayton. Yoga is held every Thursday from 6pm-7pm indoors or outside depending on the weather. The prices are below. FREE to Garden members, $10 for non-members. Please call 910.486.0221 to pre-register.

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Gardenmania

May 14 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Update as of 5/13/22 @ 12:15 PM-Please note We are planning the majority of Gardenmania's events inside tomorrow and will move events outside in the case of no rain. Join us for the annual event that will feature presentations on gardening topics of interest to all levels of gardeners. Cape Fear Valley Health System presents our Keynote Speaker, Bryce Lane, former host of the Emmy-winning UNC-TV public television show “In the Garden With Bryce Lane.” He will be planting a container garden during…

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Tai Chi in the Garden

May 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

A chinese martial art and system of calisthenics with very slow controlled movements taught by Rich Martin. Tai Chi is held every Tuesday from 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. indoors or outside depending on the weather. Please call 910.486.0221 to pre-register. Single Class: $15- Garden Member $17- Non Member 4 Class Punch Card: $50- Garden Member $60- Non Member

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A Garden Gathering

May 18 @ 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join us for a night of true elegance at A Garden Gathering hosted by Friends of Cape Fear Botanical Garden on Wednesday, May 18, 2022, from 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm. This will be a formal, adult-only Garden event. Enjoy a farm-to-table culinary experience with an exquisite three-course meal prepared by Elliotts on Linden, drinks, live entertainment, and more. Interested in purchasing a VIP table? VIP tables include reserved seating, valet parking courtesy of Valley Auto World, and membership to Cape…

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