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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

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1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
8042629887 http://lewisginter.org

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April 2017
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A Million Blooms!

April 1 - June 1
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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A parade of blooms unfurls as the weather warms: daffodils, tulips, peonies, roses, and many more.

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Butterflies LIVE!

April 14 - October 15
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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Tropical beauties transform the Conservatory into a wonderland of vibrant colors, captivating sights and extraordinary discoveries. Get up close and personal as hundreds of butterflies feed, flutter, and take flight all around you. Explore their origins, preferred habitats, and lifecycles.  

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WaterPlay at Lewis Ginter

April 15 - September 30
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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Bring your bathing suit and water shoes to enjoy the gentle water sprays. WaterPlay is open when the air temperature is 70 degrees or higher.

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May 2017
Free

Spring PlantFest

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Once on May 6, 2017
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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More than 40 vendors selling plants ranging from well-known favorites to rare exotics. Plus, live music and a chance to get to know your local extension agent. Bring your gardening questions.  All proceeds benefit the Garden’s educational mission. Rain or shine. No admission fee required; regular admission to visit the Garden. Presented by Garden volunteers.

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Spring PlantFest

May 6 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Once on May 6, 2017
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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More than 40 vendors selling plants ranging from well-known favorites to rare exotics. Plus, live music and a chance to get to know your local extension agent. Bring your gardening questions.  All proceeds benefit the Garden’s educational mission. Rain or shine. No admission fee required; regular admission to visit the Garden. Presented by Garden volunteers.

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Mother’s Day Weekend Celebration

May 12 - May 14
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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Honor and spend time with mom and loved ones. Enjoy a Million Blooms, Butterflies LIVE!, live music, Children’s Garden activities, shopping, dining, and more.

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National Public Gardens Day

May 12 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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A day designed to promote awareness of public gardens the historic Bloemendaal House is open to the public with tours given by knowledgeable Garden Guides.

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Free

VCU Health Seminar Series Presents: Rooting For a Cure

May 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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Join Dr. Alicia Zukas, a neuro-oncologist at VCU Massey Cancer Center, as she tells the story of how plants are being used every day to combat all sorts of diseases from cancer to dementia.

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VCU Health Seminar Series Presents: How Obesity Affects Your Health

May 24 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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People who are overweight or obese are more likely to have heart disease, diabetes, cancer, acid reflux, and gynecological disease. Join Dr. Guilherme Campos, a bariatric surgeon at VCU Health, as he discusses the causes and available treatment options for obesity, as well as ways to maintain a healthy weight.

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Wild Art: A Journey Off Canvas

May 26 - October 1
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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A collaborative community art experience inspired by nature, combining the efforts of regional artists and thousands of Garden visitors to transform the Garden into a living tapestry of natural art.

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Richmond Rose Society Show

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Once on May 28, 2017
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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Enjoy displays of specimen roses, seminars, and advice from consulting experts.

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Richmond Rose Society Show

May 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Once on May 28, 2017
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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Enjoy displays of specimen roses, seminars, and advice from consulting experts.

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VCU Health Seminar Series Presents: Postpartum Depression: Breaking the Silence

May 31 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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Postpartum depression is the number one complication in pregnancy and childbirth. One in seven women will experience depression and/or anxiety during their pregnancy or after childbirth. Join Christine Isaacs, MD, Fidelma Rigby, MD, Bushra M. Shah, MD and Clinical Social Worker Janet K. Abraham, MSW to learn more about PPD, including how to identify risk factors and symptoms. Discover how VCU Health is supporting new moms and their mental health journey.

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June 2017
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Flowers After 5

June 1 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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Stroll through the gardens; enjoy live music, wine and beer, dining and shopping.

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Flowers After 5

June 8 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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Stroll through the gardens; enjoy live music, wine and beer, dining and shopping.

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Fidos After 5

June 8 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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The Garden goes to the dogs when they partner with the Richmond SPCA on the second and fourth Thursdays in June, July, August and Thursday, September 14 when leashed pets are allowed. Suggested $2 admission benefits the Richmond SPCA.

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Flowers After 5

June 15 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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Stroll through the gardens; enjoy live music, wine and beer, dining and shopping.

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Father’s Day Weekend

June 17 - June 18
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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A whole weekend of fun and relaxation with live music and a cookout, plus remote-control model boats on Sydnor Lake.

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Richmond Daylily Society Show and Sale

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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See hundreds daylilies at their finest in a whole spectrum of shapes and colors — on display and on sale.

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Flowers After 5

June 22 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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Stroll through the gardens; enjoy live music, wine and beer, dining and shopping.

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Flowers After 5

June 29 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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Stroll through the gardens; enjoy live music, wine and beer, dining and shopping.

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July 2017
Free

CarMax Fourth of July

July 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228
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Includes Wild Art: A Journey Off-Canvas, live music, a parade, activities, and much more. Wear your red, white and blue. Open rain or shine.

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