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Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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January 2017

Sprouts

January 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Weekly, Wednesday & Friday, 10-11 a.m.
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Bring your little ones to the Family Garden for our weekly preschool program for ages 3-5.

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Guided Garden Tour

January 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Weekly on Fridays and Saturdays
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Carolyn Long leading a guided tour during National Wildflower Week

Learn about the plants, history and architecture of the Center.

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Winter Tree Fest

January 28 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Texas Arboretum sunrise winter tree fest

Celebrate trees in the Texas Arboretum with forts, climbing, walks with experts and more!

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February 2017

Membership Appreciation Month Begins!

February 1
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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We love our members! Enjoy extra benefits and specials throughout February.

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Families Down Under Cave Tour

February 4 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Bring your tween and tour the tunnels and caves of the Edwards Aquifer system, right below us!

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Plant Sex Ed

February 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Stems, soil, petals and pollen ... come see why science is so sexy! Join botanist Dr. Karen Clary in uncovering of the secret sex lives of wildflowers. Enjoy wine and chocolates while peeking behind the curtain to learn how plants "trick" pollinators into helping them reproduce. You'll hear stories ranging from sublime to scandalous, and you'll never look at a garden quite the same way again. Come get in on the secret. Registration is required and space is limited; register here. $50 per couple…

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Moonlight Hike

February 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Once on February 10, 2017,
and Once on March 13, 2017,
and Once on April 11, 2017,
and Once on May 10, 2017
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Moon rising through fall trees

Join us on an after-hours, moonlit hike throughout the gardens and the Texas Arboretum.

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Children’s Book Fair

February 18 @ 9:00 am - February 19 @ 5:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Meet children's book authors and favorite characters; enjoy activities and learning opportunities.

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Native Plant Society Spring Symposium

February 25
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Network, learn and hear from community leaders at this seminar on the environmental benefits of native plants.

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March 2017

Wintering Birds of the Wildflower Center

March 9 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Come "meet" the feathered residents and visitors of the Wildflower Center with expert birders!

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Spring Break Camp

March 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Daily until March 17, 2017
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Camp Wildflower Nature Build

At Camp Wildflower, children become conservationists, scientists and adventurers as they explore native plants and the environment.

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$15

Wellness Wednesday: Qigong

March 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until May 17, 2017
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Carve out some time for self-care in the gardens with Qigong, an integration of physical postures, breathing techniques and meditation.

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Native Plant Gardening Series

March 18 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until April 1, 2017
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Texas Mixed Border Garden

Expert horticulturalists teach this series and prepare students to transform gardens into native plant landscapes. Take the series or individual classes.

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$35

Nature Writing

March 25 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Weekly on the same day until April 22, 2017
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Students will explore the outdoors, read published works for inspiration and build on writing prompts to help creativity flow. Saturdays through April 22.

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Tracks, Scats & Signs

March 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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For families who love getting outdoors and want to up their exploration game, there's plenty of hands-on learning to be had at the Center!

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April 2017

Spring Native Plant Sale

April 7 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 0 day(s) and 8 hour(s), but only create 2 event(s)
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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The Wildflower Center's Spring Native Plant Sale will feature hundreds of species of Texas natives adapted to thrive in our crazy climate. Friday, members only. Saturday, public.

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Native Plants of Central Texas

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Get to know your natives! Learn how to ID plants using a key and other observational techniques.

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$95

Nature & Wildlife Photography

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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"Take only photographs; leave only footprints..." But take REALLY GOOD photographs!

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$35

Floral Design With Natives

April 29 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Bring the beauty of wildflowers into your home throughout the seasons.

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May 2017
$25

Mindfulness in Nature: Aerial Yoga

May 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until May 23, 2017
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Enjoy the benefits of both nature and movement in aerial yoga under the trees with the aid of "silk" hammocks.

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Birds & Blooms

May 3 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Take a walk with experts to learn about several bird and plant species native to the Hill Country.

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Wildflower Watercolors

May 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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How to catch a wildflower? Put petals on paper with beautiful results using watercolors!

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Floral Silk Painting

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every 1 day(s) that begins at 2017-05-13 12:30 pm and lasts 0 day(s) and 4 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-05-13 1:00
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Spend the weekend creating a floral painting on a lightweight silk scarf and walk away with a wearable field of blooms to sport all spring and summer.

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$95

Nature Drawing in Color

May 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Develop skills in composition, drawing technique and color blending. Learn to create proportionally correct forms and believable textures.

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