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August 2014

August 30, 2014

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Up Close with Nature – Live animal shows

Saturday, August 30, 2014 (2 - 2:30 pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a live animal show called Up Close with Nature (March – October) 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, stop by…
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September 2014

September 20, 2014

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Saturday Adventure Series: Gardening in One Square Foot

September 20, 2014 (10-11 am)
Make room for gardening!   Do you want to increase the amount of veggies you can produce in your garden? Do you want to reduce your time weeding? The square foot method of gardening is a sure fix to these problems and more. During this family program, you will plant your own…
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September 25, 2014

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Shangri La Lecture Series: Container Gardening

Thursday, September 25, 2014 (6:30 - 7:30 pm)
Shangri La’s own Production Greenhouse Manager, Cheryl Farmer, will walk you through how to create a container garden. Participants will build & take home their first container. Bring your gloves. Lectures will take place from 6:30 – 7:30 pm at the Discovery Theater. $6/adults, $5/seniors; Members free. Sign up today to reserve…
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September 27, 2014

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Saturday Adventure Series: Garden Tea Time

September 27, 2014 (10-11 am)
Let’s have a spot of tea!   A beautiful garden is the perfect place for a tea party! During this family program, we will wander through our garden to learn about herbs and other plants that make tasty teas. Then we will relax and enjoy finger sandwiches and pastries while we sample…
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Shangri La Lecture Series: Cooking from the Garden Workshop

Saturday, September 27, 2014 (11 am - noon)
Explore ways to create tasty treats from the garden with Master Gardeners, Sandra Hoke and Joyce Kennedy. Meet at Shangri La’s Children’s Garden on Saturday, September 27, 2014, from 11 am – noon for tips, recipes and a whole lot of flavor. $15 fee/Nonmembers, $10 fee/Members Fee includes complimentary admittance to the…
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Robert Morgan and Child WEB October-2012-079-UpCloseNature-WEB

Up Close with Nature – Live animal shows

Saturday, September 27, 2014 (2 - 2:30 pm)
Join us the last Saturday of each month for a live animal show called Up Close with Nature (March – October) 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, stop by…
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October 2014

October 4, 2014

Saturday Adventure Series: Endangered Animals

October 4, 2014 (10-11 am)
Stories and animals!   Bring the entire family to see some endangered animals and learn how we can help. Our guest speaker, Charlotte Henry from the Ellen Trout Zoo in Lufkin, will have live caged animals to show while she shares their stories. Saturday Adventure Series programs are included with general admission. Save your…
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October 8, 2014

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Scarecrow Festival 2014

October 8 - November 1, 2014 (9am - 5pm)
Stroll with the Scarecrows! Each year, Shangri La hosts the largest scarecrow festival in Texas with dozens of hand-crafted scarecrows displayed through out 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 11, 2014

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Saturday Adventure Series: Tracks & Scat

October 11, 2014 (10-11 am)
Signs, signs – animal signs!   What animals call Shangri La home? We may not see them, but animals leave signs to let us know they’ve been here. Join us as we search for and examine tracks, scat, and other signs of local animals. Fun for the whole family! Saturday Adventure Series programs…
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October 16, 2014

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Shangri La Lecture Series: Sharks of our Southern Waters

Thursday, October 16, 2014 (6:30 - 7:30 pm)
Enjoy a program led by Jonathan Davis, a participant on the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week television show and a graduate of Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School. Join us on Thursday, October 16, 2014, to hear his PhD research focused on the Bull Shark. Davis will discuss some basic information about sharks,…
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