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May 2019

May 25, 2019

Up Close with Nature – Live animal display

Saturday, May 25, 2019 (11am - 2pm)
Join us one Saturday a month for a come-and-go live animal presentation called Up Close with Nature (March – October) from 11am – 2pm as our Wildlife Curator, Robert Morgan, features one or more live animals that call Shangri La home. During this exciting & informative drop-by program, you will ‘meet’…
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May 18, 2019

FULL – Saturday Adventure Series: Backroad Bayou Adventures

Saturday, May 18, 2019 (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
This program is full! During this one-hour adventure, we will be explore the backroads of Shangri La Gardens that are typically closed to the public. Be prepared to see new and exciting landscapes as we travel along Adams Bayou. We will be walking approximately 2 miles along occasionally bumpy terrain.…
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May 11, 2019

FULL – Mother’s Day with Miriam: Floral Design Workshop

Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 3:00 -4:30 p.m.
This workshop is full! Design a floral bouquet for Mother’s Day! We are excited to offer an event where family members of all ages can celebrate the mothers in their lives. This workshop will allow attendees to participate in the creation of their own floral arrangement and emphasize the relationship between…
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Full – CREATE! Workshop: Palette Knife Painting

Saturday, May 11, 2019 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
This class is FULL. Paint without a brush! CREATE! Workshop – Palette Knife Painting on Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. All materials are included in the $5 material fee payable when you register online for your space in the workshop. Recommended for ages 7 and up –…
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FULL – Saturday Adventure Series: Grow a Friend

Saturday, May 11, 2019 (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
This program is full! Do you know what it takes for a plant to grow big and strong? Join us for this family friendly program to learn what plants need to grow and flourish. We will explore the Children’s Garden and create our own make-and-take grass friends. Select Saturdays from…
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May 4, 2019

FULL – Saturday Adventure Series: Wonderful Weavers

Saturday, May 4, 2019 (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
THIS PROGRAM IS FULL! We know there are different types of spiders, but did you know there are different types of webs? Join us for a fun filled program to get up close and personal with some of Shangri La Garden’s awesome arachnids and their webs. We will even…
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May 3, 2019

SMA Playdate: Let’s Explore Rhythm

Friday, May 3, 2019 (10:00-11:00 a.m.)
Get ready to explore art-making at SMA Playdate! Little artists and their grown-ups will enjoy a special story and art-inspired play before creating their own original masterpiece in our art studio. Free admission. Engage in hands-on learning opportunities, including storytelling, imaginative play, and art making with an emphasis on building…
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April 2019

April 28, 2019

Stark Reading Contest County Final

Sunday, April 28, 2019 (2:00 - 4:00 p.m.)
Mark your calendars and join us for the 115th year of the Miriam Lutcher Stark Contest in Reading and Declamation! Show your support for local students as they compete for best presentation and earn scholarships. This event is FREE and open to the public. Light reception to follow.
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April 27, 2019

Up Close with Nature – Live animal display

Saturday, April 27, 2019 (11am - 2pm)
Join us one Saturday a month for a come-and-go live animal presentation called Up Close with Nature (March – October) from 11am – 2pm as our Wildlife Curator, Robert Morgan, features one or more live animals that call Shangri La home. During this exciting & informative drop-by program, you will ‘meet’…
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FULL – Saturday Adventure Series: Secrets of the Scales

Saturday, April 27, 2019 (10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.)
0 THIS PROGRAM IS FULL! Join us at Shangri La Gardens to discover the secrets of scales. We will scour the gardens looking for wild with scales such as snakes, turtles, and alligators. During this family friendly program, we will observe our scaly friends and find out what makes…
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