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Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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May 2019

Guided Garden Tour

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 31, 2019

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free With Admission
Native Wildflower Week tour with Minnette, 2015

Tour our gardens with a knowledgeable volunteer docent

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Drawing I: Short Form

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until July 9, 2019

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$199

You can draw! Practice with a new medium in each session of this course. Start simple and refine your technique in a supportive environment for beginners.

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Sprouts

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Weekly, Wednesday & Thursday, 10-11 a.m.
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free With Admission

Bring your little wildflowers to the Center for our weekly preschool program (ages 3-5).

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Series: Watercolor — Basics and Beyond

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until July 3, 2019

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$199

This six-session course is presented in partnership with the Contemporary Austin Art School.

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Series: Botanical Illustration

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2019

One event on June 6, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on June 13, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on June 20, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on June 27, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on July 11, 2019 at 10:00am

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$199

Enhance your drafting skills through drawing plant forms in this six-class series in partnership with the Contemporary Austin Art School

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June 2019

Native Host Plants for Butterflies & Moths

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$45

Learn to create a host-plant haven for the larvae of Texas butterflies and moths with native plants in your garden.

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Camp Wildflower

June 3 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until July 26, 2019

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Landscape design class during Camp Wildflower

At Camp Wildflower, children become conservationists, botanists, horticulturists, citizen scientists and ecologists as they explore native plants and the environment.

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Nature Nights: Arachnids & Insects

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free

Free family fun with a new theme each week!

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Insect Hotels – NEW!

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$65
Bumblebee on fall obedient plant (Physostegia virginiana)

Get in on the tiny house movement by building a little shelter for beneficial bugs

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Nature Nights: Geology, Fossils & Caves

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free
Family Caving, PHOTO Tanya Zastrow

Free family fun with a new theme each week!

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June Bugs – NEW!

June 15 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free With Admission
Child holding a grasshopper

Come learn some fun insect facts, including where they like to live, and build a mini insect hotel

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Pills, Meals, & Potions: Food & Drug Plants

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, happening 2 times

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$45 – $81

Investigate what plants are on your plate and in those pills! Open to everyone; educators get CPE credit.

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Nature Nights: Life on the Prairie

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free
Wildflowers in the Savanna Meadow

Free family fun with a new theme each week!

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Nature Nights: Birds of Prey & Reptiles

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free
Athena the owl

Free family fun with a new theme each week!

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Thorns & Blooms: Growing Cacti

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$45
Ladyfinger cactus

Many spiny species also have beautiful blooms! Take a tour of our greenhouse and learn how to grow cacti at home

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July 2019

Creek Critters & Pond Pals

July 13 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free With Admission
Boy and girl explore aquatic wildlife

Let's look and learn about creek critters in this all-ages, drop-in program!

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Lady Bird Day

July 27 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free
Lady Bird Johnson in field of sunflowers PHOTO John D. Smithers

Free admission, special exhibits and activities in honor of the Environmental First Lady

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August 2019

Artists in Bloom – NEW!

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free With Admission
Katy McCarthy workshop

Drop in and create an ephemeral piece of art with natural items and leave it for others to enjoy. All ages!

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