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Events and Classes at SD Botanic Garden for July 2017

Encinitas CA— Events and classes at he San Diego Botanic Garden in Encinitas for July 2017

Daily, July 2017 – April 2018, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Free with paid admission or membership.
Sculpture in the Garden. This unique exhibition showcases more than 50 sculptures from 30 talented artists – including renowned local artist James Hubbell – set against the beautiful backdrop of San Diego Botanic Garden. All sculptures are for sale and are part of the Garden’s fund-raising effort. Visitors are invited to take a self-guided tour with the Garden’s Sculpture Map. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/sculpture.htm


Tuesday, July 4, 10 am. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Free with paid admission or membership.
4th of July Parade. Children and their families are invited to celebrate 4th of July at San Diego Botanic Garden. Dress up in red, white and blue, and bring decorated strollers and wagons (no bikes, please!). Meet at Seeds of Wonder at 10 am. Parade begins promptly at 10:30 am. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/seeds_wond.htm


Thursdays, July 6, 13, 20 & 27, 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm. San Dieguito Heritage Museum. Quail Gardens Drive. Free with paid admission or membership.
Thursday Family Fun Nights Families are invited to pack up the kids and enjoy some outdoor fun. This year the entertainment will be staged  at the San Dieguito Heritage Museum located directly across from Hamilton Children’s Garden at San Diego Botanic Garden. Live, kid-friendly entertainment is provided each Thursday night from 6-7 pm. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/thursnights.htm


Now – Monday, July 10. Daily, 9 am – 5 pm. Ecke Building. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Free with paid admission or membership.
Lung Hsiang Exhibit and Sale. The Annual Lung Hsiang Exhibit and Sale features original Chinese Brush Paintings created by members of the Lung Hsiang chapter of the American Artists of Chinese Brush Painting. The exhibit and sale is open daily from 9 am – 5 pm in the Ecke Building in the Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/events.htm


 Saturday & Sunday, July 22 & 23, 9 am – 5 pm, San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Free with paid admission or membership. Kids 12 and under free.
Insect Festival. This one-of-a-kind festival is sure to intrigue bug-devotees of all ages featuring thousands of fascinating creepy-crawlies including live lizards, snakes and the famous Madagascar hissing cockroaches! The Insect Festival is sponsored by K&M Pest Solutions. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/insect.htm


Now – Labor Day, September 5, 2016. Daily, 9 am – 5 pm.  San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. Free admission for active-duty military and up to 5 immediate family members.
Blue Star Museum Program. The San Diego Botanic Garden is proud to participate in the Blue Star Museum program, offering free admission to all active duty, National Guard and Reserve members of the U.S. military and their families (card carrier plus 5 immediate family members). Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/military-specials.htm

Classes:

Saturday, July 8, 9 am – 12 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. SDB Garden Members: $30/Non-Members: $36.Material fee of $80 per student is paid directly to the instructor at the class.
Living Wall/Vertical Garden. Learn the basics planting a living wall. Students will plant a 10” x 20” wall comprised of a variety of succulents. Living walls can be used to decorate an exterior or interior wall with multitudes of colors, textures, and sizes. REGISTER EARLY! THIS CLASS WILL SELL OUT! Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm


Saturday, July 8, 9 am – 12 pm. San Diego Botanic Garden. 230 Quail Gardens Drive. SDB Garden Members: $45/Non-Members: $54, plus a $10 materials fee paid directly to instructor on day of class.
Why You Should Have a Vegetable GardenDo you love fresh, organic vegetables, but don’t want to pay the price at the market? Then this class if for you! The class will provide you with a start-to-finish plan for a small raised bed garden, window box herb garden and patio garden. Info: http://www.sdbgarden.org/classes.htm

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