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Purdy Butterfly House Season Opening Celebration & Children’s Garden Tea Party
Saturday May 3, 2014: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Throughout the Garden

Celebrate the official seasonal Grand Opening of the Purdy Butterfly House with special activities for you and your families. Be entertained by our turtles, stunning floral displays, and, of course, twelve native species of colorful butterflies! Tina Stanly, manager of the Purdy Butterfly House, and Soozi Pline, Director of Education, will be on hand to answer questions about the plants and animals that call the Purdy Butterfly House home!

The Children’s Garden will host a beehive of activities from 10 am to 2 pm as we celebrate with a GRAND Garden Tea Party, complete with a hat-making craft, Steve the DJ’s lively music, and sumptuous treats. Come on and join in the fun!

Included in Garden admission or membership
No registration required

The Purdy Butterfly House is open May through September annually.
 White Rabbit
Chainsaw Sculpture

Saturday,  May 3, 9 am-4 pm
Sunday, May 4, 1-3 pm

Watch Roark Phillips create an amazing 6’ tall rabbit by carving a tree
trunk with a chainsaw..