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March 2015

March 23, 2015

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EcoRangers Summer Camp Registration

Applications accepted per schedule
Each summer, Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center sponsors summer camps, called EcoRangers, for students entering grades 3 through 9.  Some of these camps are science camps taught solely at Shangri La, and some camps are planned in partnership with the Stark Museum of Art.  Camps planned with Stark Museum…
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April 2015

April 25, 2015

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Saturday Adventure Series: Birds of Spring

Saturday, April 25, 2015 (10-11am)
Come join us for this family program as we look for birds at Shangri La! We will identify a variety of birds nesting in Ruby Lake and visiting the gardens. After a short walk, we will make bird feeders so you can bird watch in your own backyard! Included with general…
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Up Close with Nature – Live animal shows

Saturday, April 25, 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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April 27, 2015

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Wonders of Nature Journaling – teacher workshop

Monday, April 27, 2015 (9am - 3pm)
Explore the art of nature with the Stark Museum of Art and Shangri La Botanical Gardens & Nature Center! Join acclaimed naturalist and artist John Muir Laws for a teacher workshop on Monday, April 27, 2015, 9 am – 3 pm. Learn to incorporate nature journaling techniques into your classroom curriculum…
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May 2015

May 2, 2015

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Saturday Adventure Series: Frog Safari

Saturday, May 2, 2015 (10-11am)
During this family program, we will get our hands wet as we explore Shangri La in search of frogs and tadpoles. Then we’ll play a game where you become the hungry frog and get to “snack” on some yummy bugs. Rrrrribbit! Included with general admission. Members free. Sign up today to save…
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May 8, 2015

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National Public Gardens Day

Friday, May 8, 2015 (9am-5pm)
Join us Friday, May 8, 2015, during regular operating hours as we celebrate National Public Gardens Day. This is an annual celebration of the nation’s public gardens to raise awareness of the important role botanical gardens and arboreta play in promoting environmental stewardship, plant and water conservation, green spaces, and education…
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May 9, 2015

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Saturday Adventure Series: Re-Purposed Planters

Saturday, May 9, 2015 (10-11am)
Ring in spring with this family activity at Shangri La! We will enjoy a stroll through the Gardens to identify some of our spring flowers. Then we will create a planter and fill it with spring seeds.  Bring some old items like jars, teapots, cups, or tins that you will…
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May 16, 2015

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Saturday Adventure Series: Natural Beauty

Saturday, May 16, 2015 (10-11am)
Ever wonder what’s in your make-up? During this hands-on family program, everyone will make their very own lip balm using all-natural ingredients. As we make our concoction, we will discuss desirable make-up ingredients, what to avoid, and some natural brands that are easy to find. Included with general admission. Members free. Sign…
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May 30, 2015

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Up Close with Nature – Live animal shows

Saturday, May 30, 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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June 2015

June 27, 2015

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Up Close with Nature – Live animal shows

Saturday, June 27, 2015 (2 - 230pm)
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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