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 Earth Day Celebration at Botanical Garden of the Piedmont! 

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Do you love the Earth? So do we! Come join us on April 30 for our Earth Day Celebration at Botanical Garden of the Piedmont! There are several special programs taking place in the Garden throughout the day, FREE of charge! Event details and RSVP instructions are listed below for each program being featured. We look forward to seeing you there!

* Rain cancels, but we’ll follow up by email about future opportunities to attend similar sessions! *

Explore to Read: Come explore the Garden with us! Giant pages from an environmentally-focused children’s book will be placed around the Garden trails for kids to read. You have to search to find the next page and continue the story!

Time: Anytime from 10 AM – 2 PM

Ages: Pre-K through 3rd grade

RSVP: No reservation needed; self-guided with volunteers around to help!

Stream Water Testing: Get your hands wet! This citizen science opportunity teaches kids about stream health, water quality, what it means, and how to monitor it. You’ll use a test kit to try out the methods used by scientists to monitor stream water, right here in our very own Garden. Registration is LIMITED so please sign up soon!

Time: 10 AM

Ages: Middle and high school

RSVP: Please RSVP to edu_rsvp@piedmontgarden.org with your name and # of children participating.

Garden Tours: Want to learn more about the Garden, its plants, and our plans? Join us for a guided tour of the Garden where you’ll learn about the local flora and fauna, as well as all the Garden has to offer now and in the future! Registration is LIMITED so please sign up soon!

            Time: 11 AM and 1 PM

            Ages: All ages

            RSVP: Please RSVP to edu_rsvp@piedmontgarden.org with your name and # of people in group.

Kindness Rocks Installation: Come watch Crozet Elementary School install their beautiful art exhibit in the Garden! For more info on the project, visit https://www.thekindnessrocksproject.com/ .

            Time: 2:30 PM – 4PM

            Ages: All ages

            RSVP: No reservation needed.

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iNaturalist City Nature Challenge: Join us in our partnership with The Nature Conservancy to document the flora and fauna of Charlottesville! From April 29-May 2, visitors to the Garden can add info to the region’s database by taking pictures of plants in the Garden using iNaturalist. Instructions on how to use the app are posted on the Garden kiosk.

            Time: April 29 – May 2

            Ages: All ages

            RSVP: No reservation needed.

* Rain cancels, but we’ll follow up by email about future opportunities to attend similar sessions! *

Details

Date:
April 30
Time:
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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