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July 2015

July 28, 2015

EcoRangers Camp: Water Wonderlands

July 28-31, 2015 (8:30am - 2:30pm)
Water Wonderlands For students entering grades 3 & 4 Discover the watery world of Shangri La. Campers will explore our bayou, swamp, lake, and wetland demonstration garden as we learn about the water cycle, our watershed, and the wildlife that depends on these water sources. Campers will hike special trails, take boat rides,…
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July 29, 2015

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Wild Wednesdays: Search, Capture, Discover

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 (9:30-10:30 am)
Frogs, snakes, and fish, oh my! Bring the whole family to explore Shangri La’s man-made wetland with our Wildlife Curator and Senior Educator. Enjoy the beautiful flowers, and then poke through the plants to see what’s slithering, swimming, or hopping beneath. If you spot it, they’ll grab it. Wonder what…
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August 2015

August 4, 2015

EcoRangers Camp: Flowers, Trees, Plants & Seeds

August 4-7, 2015 (8:30am - 2:30pm)
Flowers, Trees, Plants & Seeds For students entering grades 5 & 6 Blossom into a plant expert during this four-day adventure.  We will get our hands dirty while we dig in the soil, plant seeds, dissect flowers, create a leaf bowl, and so much more.  We will ride a boat, hike special…
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August 5, 2015

Wild Wednesdays: Sock Hop

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 (9:30-10:30 am)
Bring an old pair of socks for this interesting romp. Walk through a meadow to discover how plants disperse their seeds and be amazed at all the “hitch-hikers” found. Then, uncover ways to turn these socks into a garden. Included with general admission. Members free. Our modest class sizes during Wild Wednesdays…
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August 12, 2015

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Wild Wednesdays: Flower Power … In Bloom

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 (9:30-10:30 am)
Join friends and family for a flower walk. See colorful blooms, smell delightful aromas, and check out a variety of textures. Learn fun facts about the flowers, then, head inside to create a bright flower mobile to hang in your home. Included with general admission. Members free. Our modest class sizes during…
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August 29, 2015

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Up Close with Nature – Live animal shows

Saturday, August 29, 2015 (2 - 2:30pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a live animal show called Up Close with Nature (March – November) from 2 – 2:30 pm as our wildlife curator, Robert Morgan, features one or more live animals that call Shangri La home. During these exciting & informative programs, you will ‘meet’…
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September 2015

September 26, 2015

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Up Close with Nature – Live animal shows

Saturday, September 26, 2015 (2 - 2:30pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a live animal show called Up Close with Nature (March – November) from 2 – 2:30 pm as our wildlife curator, Robert Morgan, features one or more live animals that call Shangri La home. During these exciting & informative programs, you will ‘meet’…
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October 2015

October 14, 2015

Scarecrow Festival 2015

Oct. 14 through Nov. 7, 2015
Walk among the Scarecrows! Each year, Shangri La hosts the largest Scarecrow Festival in Texas, with dozens of hand-crafted scarecrows displayed throughout the Gardens.  Created by community organizations, businesses, schools, and families, scarecrow designs range from funny, to clever, to wacky and weird! For sure, no two scarecrows are ever the same! The Scarecrow Festival is a great way…
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October 18, 2015

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Symphony at Shangri La

Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015 (5:30 - 6:30pm)
Symphony at Shangri La – Featuring the Symphony of Southeast Texas, Chelsea Tipton II-Conductor  – Sunday, October 18, 2015 (5:30 – 6:30 pm) Stroll through Shangri La Gardens at the peak of Scarecrow Festival arriving at the Great Lawn in time to indulge in a festive evening of seasonal nature and magnificent…
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October 31, 2015

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Up Close with Nature – Live animal shows

Saturday, October 31, 2015 (2 - 2:30pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a live animal show called Up Close with Nature (March – November) from 2 – 2:30 pm as our wildlife curator, Robert Morgan, features one or more live animals that call Shangri La home. During these exciting & informative programs, you will…
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