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  1. Family Fridays in the Garden


    Bring the whole family for an evening to discover plants, animals and the history of the garden. Meet on the Rooftop Plaza. Springfield Botanical Gardens 891-1515

    Age: All Ages
    Date: May 25 - Garden Predators
    June 8 - Sunset Stroll
    June 22 - Nocturnal Insects
    July 6 - Neat Natives
    July 20 - The Secret Night Life of Plants
    Aug. 3 - From Trail of Tears to Greenways Trail
    Aug. 17 - Gone Batty
    Aug. 31 - From Garden to Grocer
    Time: Fri., 7:30 p.m.
    Fee: Free



  2. Learn to Grow in the Gardens


    Meet a Master Gardener for a guided garden tour covering special topics. Springfield Botanical Gardens 891-1515

    Age: All Ages
    Date: June 11 - Roses
    July 9 - Container Water Gardening
    Aug. 13 - Crepe Myrtle
    Sept. 10 - Twilight Gardens
    Oct. 8 - Creating a Garden Sanctuary
    Time: Mon., 6-7 p.m.
    Fee: $5, pay at the door