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Botanical Garden of the Piedmont

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950 Melbourne Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
(434) 953-0060

July 2022

Saturday Explore to Read

July 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Botanical Garden of the Piedmont, 950 Melbourne Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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Love art and the outdoors? Come Explore to Read! Walk the Garden trails to find the enlarged pages of a storybook about nature. (Books aimed at ages PreK-3rd grade.) Enjoy this event at your own pace. Free and open to all-no registration necessary. See you in the Garden!  

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Butterfly Walk

July 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Botanical Garden of the Piedmont, 950 Melbourne Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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One of the most beloved insects, butterflies fascinate with their ability to transform not only themselves, but also the world around them through pollination. Join Nancy on this guided tour to learn about different types of native butterflies and the plants that go with them. Terrain is gentle but requires sturdy, waterproof footwear. Reserve your space today by emailing rsvp@piedmontgarden.org with the subject: "Butterfly Walk 7/9".

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Storytime in the Garden with JMRL

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Second of the month, repeating until August 19, 2022

Botanical Garden of the Piedmont, 950 Melbourne Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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Garden Site Tour

July 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Botanical Garden of the Piedmont, 950 Melbourne Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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Tours  will bring you up to date on all happenings and all that is being planned for our exciting public garden. Tours are approximately 45 minutes. For social distancing, tours will be limited to 16 people, be sure to RSVP to reserve your space. The Garden is located at 950 Melbourne Road. Parking is available along Melbourne Road. The site tends to be wet so sturdy, waterproof shoes are recommended. Masks are required. Please check our website for cancellations due…

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Explore to Read Midweek

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Botanical Garden of the Piedmont, 950 Melbourne Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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Time for a day out that still supports reading skills? Come Explore to Read! Walk the Garden trails to find the enlarged pages of a storybook about nature. (Books aimed at ages PreK-3rd grade.) Enjoy this free event at your own pace. Free and open to all-no registration necessary! See you in the Garden!

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Butterfly Walk

July 23 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Botanical Garden of the Piedmont, 950 Melbourne Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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One of the most beloved insects, butterflies fascinate with their ability to transform not only themselves, but also the world around them through pollination. Join Nancy on this guided tour to learn about different types of native butterflies and the plants that go with them. Terrain is gentle but requires sturdy, waterproof footwear. Reserve your space today by emailing rsvp@piedmontgarden.org with the subject: "Butterfly Walk 7/23".

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August 2022

Tour the Garden Site

August 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until November 6, 2022

Botanical Garden of the Piedmont, 950 Melbourne Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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Tours  will bring you up to date on all happenings and all that is being planned for our exciting public garden. Tours are approximately 45 minutes. For social distancing, tours will be limited to 16 people, be sure to RSVP to reserve your space. The Garden is located at 950 Melbourne Road. Parking is available along Melbourne Road. The site tends to be wet so sturdy, waterproof shoes are recommended. Masks are required. Please check our website for cancellations due…

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Butterfly Walk

August 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Botanical Garden of the Piedmont, 950 Melbourne Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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One of the most beloved insects, butterflies fascinate with their ability to transform not only themselves, but also the world around them through pollination. Join Nancy on this guided tour to learn about different types of native butterflies and the plants that go with them. Terrain is gentle but requires sturdy, waterproof footwear. Reserve your space today by emailing rsvp@piedmontgarden.org with the subject: "Butterfly Walk 8/13".

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Butterfly Walk

August 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Botanical Garden of the Piedmont, 950 Melbourne Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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One of the most beloved insects, butterflies fascinate with their ability to transform not only themselves, but also the world around them through pollination. Join Nancy on this guided tour to learn about different types of native butterflies and the plants that go with them. Terrain is gentle but requires sturdy, waterproof footwear. Reserve your space today by emailing rsvp@piedmontgarden.org with the subject: "Butterfly Walk 8/27".

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October 2022

Garden Guardians

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until November 4, 2022

Botanical Garden of the Piedmont, 950 Melbourne Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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Want to become a guardian of the Botanical Garden? This group of intrepid volunteers performs vital maintenance work such as weeding existing beds, identifying and managing invasive plants, maintaining paths, and more. Join to help us keep the site a wonderful place for its visitors.   If interested in joining this group, please fill out the volunteer application.  If you are already a volunteer but wish to join, please email info@piedmontgarden.org.

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Garden Guardians

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating until November 18, 2022

Botanical Garden of the Piedmont, 950 Melbourne Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902 United States
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Want to become a guardian of the Botanical Garden? This group of intrepid volunteers performs vital maintenance work such as weeding existing beds, identifying and managing invasive plants, maintaining paths, and more. Join to help us keep the site a wonderful place for its visitors. If interested in joining this group, please fill out the volunteer application.  If you are already a volunteer but wish to join, please email info@piedmontgarden.org.

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