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September 2021

Tai Chi in the Garden

September 21 @ 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.

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FULL!! Afterschool: Praying Mantises

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This program is full. Please join us for future classes! Did you know that praying mantis mothers lay eggs in the fall? Right now is when mantises are out and about laying eggs. In this class, we’ll make a praying mantis craft, watch a short video of a praying mantis in action and go on a walk to look for mantises and other insects.  Free with membership or regular admission. This is a drop-off class. Ages 5-10. Please meet in the…

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Yoga in the Garden

September 23 @ 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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Nature Play Day: Dragon Wings

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Nature Play Days are an opportunity for children ages 2-8 to learn through play with fun outdoor games and activities that can be done at their own pace. This month our theme is dragons with a dragon ring toss, a chance to meet real reptiles, a dragon-themed craft, a buried treasure hunt, and more! Ages 2-8 with a parent or guardian. No preregistration is required. This event is FREE with membership or admission. 

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Full!! Homeschool: Nature Journaling

September 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This program is full. Please join us for future classes! Learn about the history of nature journaling including famous naturalists like Charles Darwin and Rachel Carson who kept their own nature journals. We’ll start our own journals and use watercolor paints and colored pencils to write and illustrate our new journals. Ages 6+ This is a drop-off class. Please meet in the classroom. Come dressed to explore outside. $5 supply fee plus membership or admission. Preregister here. 

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Tai Chi in the Garden

September 28 @ 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.

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Preschool: My 5 Senses: Part A

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

We can use all our senses to explore nature! We’ll read a book about our five senses and then go for a walk to look for things we can touch, hear, smell, and even taste in the Garden. Finally, preschoolers will make a texture plate craft with objects that are bumpy, smooth, rough, or soft. Ages 4-6 with a parent or guardian. Please meet in the Children’s Garden Pavilion. Come dressed to explore outside. Free with membership or regular admission.…

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Preschool: My 5 Senses: Part B

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

We can use all our senses to explore nature! We’ll read a book about our five senses and then go for a walk to look for things we can touch, hear, smell, and even taste in the Garden. Finally, preschoolers will make a texture plate craft with objects that are bumpy, smooth, rough, or soft. Ages 4-6 with a parent or guardian. Please meet in the Children’s Garden Pavilion. Come dressed to explore outside. Free with membership or regular admission.…

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FULL!! Afterschool: Camouflage Critters

September 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This program is full. Please join us for future classes!  Learn how animals use color, texture, and pattern to disguise themselves and even mimic other animals. We’ll play two camouflage games and go on a camouflage critter scavenger hunt. Free with membership or regular admission. This is a drop-off class. Ages 5-10. Please meet in the classroom. Come dressed to explore the outdoors. Preregister here.

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Yoga in the Garden

September 30 @ 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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