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Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Education

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April 2021

Sprouts Story Time

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until May 20, 2021

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free With Admission
Young blond girl sitting on a green blanket looking at a book called The Busy Tree

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

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What’s Happening in the Gardens? – VIRTUAL

April 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 27, 2021

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$15
A gardener in a straw hat tends to a field of tall violet and white flowers

Get a weekly update from the gardens plus tips, tricks and behind-the-scenes projects from our horticulture team

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Evenings in the Garden With Andrea DeLong-Amaya

April 15 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on April 15, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on May 20, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$20
Pink sunset and clouds reflected in a stock tank pond in the Wildflower Center's Theme Gardens

Enjoy a rare opportunity to sip cocktails and tour the gardens after hours with our very own Director of Horticulture, Andrea DeLong-Amaya

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Bluebonnet Art With Acrylic Paints

April 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$25
Texas bluebonnets

Challenge your artistic abilities this spring and discover the beauty of bluebonnets using acrylic paints

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Move-it Mondays

April 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until May 10, 2021

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$9 – $115
Dance Waterloo teaching a fitness class to adults

Put some spring in your step with a wealth of wellness programs every Monday evening

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Parent & Toddler Yoga

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until May 4, 2021

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until May 18, 2021

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free – $12
Toddler yoga in the pavilion

Families find fun and calm practicing yoga poses and breathing exercises together!

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Container Gardening Workshop – SOLD OUT

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$60
Smiling man standing behind an array of plants in white pots and a red watering can

Small yard or no yard, spruce up your patio with the perfect native plant container garden

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Bluebonnet Photography Workshop

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$99
A mature white man wearing a blue t-shirt and tan hat, shoots a photo with a Nikon camera with long lens.

Watch your images blossom in this special outdoor floral photographer workshop

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Printing With the Sun: Cyanotypes Workshop – VIRTUAL

April 24 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$65
A pile of cyanotypes on fabric with two hands holding the bottom corners of the top piece. Cyanotypes are def blue with white patterns where the plants laid on the fabric.

Create botanical photography using the cyanotype process with this years St. Elmo Artist in Residence, Dawn Kim

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May 2021

iNaturalist City Nature Challenge

May 1 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free With Admission
Red stripe ribbon snake swimming through a pond with American marshpennywort in nature

Join the iNaturalist City Nature Challenge and let us show you the correct techniques to observe, record and share plant and wildlife sightings

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Yoga & Singing Bowls

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on February 7, 2021 at 9:00 am

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until June 6, 2021

One event on July 11, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on August 1, 2021 at 9:00 am

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free – $15
Photo of yoga instructor Cynthia Bernard wearing a "Dog Ma" white tank and stirring the singing bowls laid out on a blue blanket in the gardens for a yoga class

Start your morning with movement, mindfulness and the music of Tibetan and quartz singing bowls & chimes

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Bicycling with Butterflies – VIRTUAL

May 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free

Sara Dykman talks about her newest book, "Bicycling with Butterflies" and all about her inspirational ride alongside the monarchs

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Youth Closed Terrarium Workshop – VIRTUAL

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$35
small frogfruit plants with wreaths of petals blooming around their centers stand among green stems and leaves

Parents and youths will work together to constructing their own closed terrarium

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Closed Terrarium Workshop – VIRTUAL (SOLD OUT)

May 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$45
Spring coralroot

Create a lasting display of native plants with your own closed terrarium in this virtual workshop

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Migratory Birds in the Landscape – SOLD OUT

May 13 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on April 8, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on May 13, 2021 at 8:00 am

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$15
a small yellow-rumped warbler bird perches on a rock next to the water

Walk with expert horticulturists and birders as they point migratory species and the native plants they depend on

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July 2021

Know Your Sunflowers – VIRTUAL

July 17 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$25
Three prairie sunflowers (Helianthus petiolaris), on prominent with an ant on a petal and two out-of-focus in the background, are bright yellow over a clear blue background.

This summer take a break from the heat and join a virtual tour of one of the most iconic and eye-catching groups of Texas wildflowers. The common annual sunflower has been cultivated for thousands of years in the Americas as a source of nutrition, oils and garden cheer. With a total of nineteen species found in Texas, these tall beauties contribute to the diversity and resiliency in one or more ecoregions throughout the state. Explore the unique differences between agricultural…

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