Events

Monthly Calendar

July 6, 2015 - August 3, 2015

“There’s Always Something Growing On” at Huntsville Botanical Garden!

Don't forget that some of our events and classes need volunteers! To see a list of volunteer opportunities,  go to the Volunteers page under Get Involved!


Festivals

Nature Connects: Art With LEGO® Bricks
Friday April 24, 2015 - Sunday July 26, 2015

Sculptures built by Sean Kenney with LEGO® bricks on display in the Garden.

[ Read more. ]

HR

Purdy Butterfly House
Friday May 1, 2015 - Wednesday September 30, 2015

This beautiful, soaring 9000 sq. ft. natural stone and steel beam structure overlooking the entrance pond is home to thousands of native butterflies, tadpoles, frogs, button quail, turtles and other critters. Waterfall, ponds, streams, lush vegetation and flowering plants invite visitors to experience this varied and colorful collection of flora and fauna.

[ Read more. ]


Events

Summer Sounds
Thursday June 4, 2015 - Thursday July 30, 2015
Garden Railway

Enjoy an eclectic selection of musicians each Thursday evening as they perform their own unique genre of music.

[ Read more. ]

HR

Girls Night Out: Hummingbirds in Migration
Thursday July 30, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Grab your best girlfriend and head to the Garden for an evening of fun and creativity.

[ Read more. ]


Camps and Classes

Nature Connects Lego® Brick Build Areas
Saturday May 2, 2015 - Sunday July 26, 2015
Boeing Education Classroom/The Gallery Race Track

Two creative build areas provide a fun, interactive activity. Our build area theme is "Play and Let it Stay!"

[ Read more. ]

HR

Weekday Creative Construction Class, Ages 6-9
Monday July 6, 2015 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Build connections between the natural world and LEGO® Bricks. This is a make & take class.

[ Read more. ]

HR

Weekday Creative Construction Class, Ages 10-14
Monday July 6, 2015 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Build connections between the natural world and LEGO® Bricks. This is a make & take class.

[ Read more. ]

HR

Weekday Creative Construction Class, Ages 6-9
Thursday July 9, 2015 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Build connections between the natural world and LEGO® Bricks. This is a make & take class.

[ Read more. ]

HR

Weekday Creative Construction Class, Ages 10-14
Thursday July 9, 2015 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Build connections between the natural world and LEGO® Bricks. This is a make & take class.

[ Read more. ]

HR

Seeds To Sprouts: Don't Forget the Dairy
Friday July 10, 2015 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Enjoy stories, lessons, hands-on activities and guided tours of our garden areas.
This program is geared for children age 2-5.

[ Read more. ]

HR

Junior Robotics: Wild Animals
Monday July 13, 2015 9:00 am - Friday July 17, 2015 4:30 pm
Anderson Education Center

Students learn to build and program structures that move.

[ Read more. ]

HR

Creative Construction Class, Ages 6-9
Saturday July 18, 2015 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Anderson Education Center Classroom

Build connections between the natural world and LEGO® Bricks. This is a make and take class.

[ Read more. ]

HR

Gross Out Camp
Monday July 20, 2015 - Friday July 24, 2015
Anderson Education Center

Join expert naturalists as we explore the best of the worst nature has to offer.

[ Read more. ]

HR

Hikes for Tykes
Saturday July 25, 2015 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Meet at the Garden Railway

Fresh Air Family and the Garden have partnered to bring you Hikes for Tykes, an outdoor environmental education program designed specifically for pre-school children. Guided walks will be offered the last Saturday of every month, January through October, 2015

[ Read more. ]

HR

Jr. Master Gardener Camp, Level II
Monday July 27, 2015 - Friday July 31, 2015
Anderson Education Center

Students learn about gardening and taking care of their community

[ Read more. ]

HR

Seeds to Sprouts: Wonderful Wheat & Grains
Friday July 31, 2015 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Boeing Education Classroom

Enjoy stories, lessons, hands-on activities and guided tours of our garden areas.
This program is geared for children age 2-5.

[ Read more. ]


Adult Classes

HBG's Annual Summer Tomato Contest
Sunday July 19, 2015 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Anderson Education Center

Show off your best tomatoes.

[ Read more. ]


Calendar

Living Art Bonsai Society Meeting
Tuesday July 7, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

HR

Master Gardeners of North Alabama Meeting
Thursday July 9, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Murray Hall

Speaker Michael Prosser of Scotts on the importance of fertilization of yard and shrubs, plus weed control.

[ Read more. ]

HR

Madison County Beekeepers Society Meeting
Thursday July 9, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

[ Read more. ]

HR

Leaf Mulch loading
Saturday July 11, 2015 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Mulch pile east of Garden

[ Read more. ]

HR

Huntsville Fern Society Meeting
Tuesday July 14, 2015 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

HR

North Alabama Mushroom Society Meeting
Thursday July 16, 2015 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

HR

Leaf Mulch loading
Saturday July 18, 2015 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Mulch pile east of Garden

[ Read more. ]

HR

Heart of Dixie Orchid Society Meeting
Monday July 20, 2015 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

[ Read more. ]

HR

Gourd Patch Meeting
Tuesday July 21, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

HR

Huntsville Herb Society Meeting
Thursday July 23, 2015 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

HR

Hosta Society of North Alabama Meeting
Monday July 27, 2015 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

[ Read more. ]

HR

Huntsville Wildflower Society Meeting
Tuesday July 28, 2015 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Anderson Education Center Classroom

[ Read more. ]

HR

Leaf Mulch Loading
Saturday August 1, 2015 8:00 am - 11:30 am
Mulch pile east of Garden

[ Read more. ]