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  1. Family Fridays in the Garden


    Bring the whole family for an evening tour of discovering plants, animals and the history of the garden. Meet in the Botanical Center.

    All Ages
    Fridays at 7:30 p.m.
    May 3 - Sunset Stroll
    June 14 - Scales and Tails: Reptiles in the Garden
    July 5 - Plants and Pioneers: Life on the Kickapoo Prairie
    Aug. 2 - Ozarks Woodpeckers
    Free

  2. Learn to Grow in the Gardens


    Learn about special garden topics from a Master Gardener. May include garden tours and outdoor demonstrations.

    All Ages
    Mondays, 6-7 p.m.
    June 17 - Deer Resistant Perennials for our Southwest Missouri Gardens
    July 15 - Hydrangeas
    Aug. 19 - Backyard Insects
    $5, pay at the door