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April 2019

Fairy Garden Display at Matthaei Botanical Gardens

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until April 21, 2019

Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Free

The fairies are returning to Matthaei! Magical fairies sparkle and twinkle as the flit about in the Conservatory at Matthaei Botanical Gardens. Each fairy represents a natural element and has a matching garden or house. Can you find them all? There are eight gardens, each themed and decorated, and two houses. Display is free and runs March 23 through April 21.

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Orchid Mounting Demonstration

April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Free

Epiphytic orchids grow in trees, lithophytic orchids grow on rocks. Chris Steel demonstrates how, using plastic mounts, mounting orchids is a great natural way to grow them. Presented by Ann Arbor Orchid Society. Free.

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Fairy Garden Display at Matthaei Botanical Gardens

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until April 21, 2019

Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Free

The fairies are returning to Matthaei! Magical fairies sparkle and twinkle as the flit about in the Conservatory at Matthaei Botanical Gardens. Each fairy represents a natural element and has a matching garden or house. Can you find them all? There are eight gardens, each themed and decorated, and two houses. Display is free and runs March 23 through April 21.

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Spring Ephemerals of the Great Lakes

April 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Free

Presenter Bob Smith displays and discusses colorful photographs of spring ephemerals (perennial woodland wildflowers that bloom and set seed quickly), while Robert Ayotte highlights the systematics and site preferences for each species. This is a primer for upcoming field trips. Presented by Michigan Botanical Club Huron Valley. Free.

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Fairy Garden Display at Matthaei Botanical Gardens

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until April 21, 2019

Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The fairies are returning to Matthaei! Magical fairies sparkle and twinkle as the flit about in the Conservatory at Matthaei Botanical Gardens. Each fairy represents a natural element and has a matching garden or house. Can you find them all? There are eight gardens, each themed and decorated, and two houses. Display is free and runs March 23 through April 21.

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PFAS in Health and the Environment

April 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Free

PFAS, perfluorinated compounds, is an umbrella term for some 5,000 chemical compounds that have been manufactured and used in consumer products since 1960. Christy McGillivray, Great Lakes State Organizer for the Sierra Club Michigan Chapter, provides a non-technical review of aspects of concern about PFAS. Presented by Sierra Club Huron Valley. Free.

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Fairy Garden Display at Matthaei Botanical Gardens

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until April 21, 2019

Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The fairies are returning to Matthaei! Magical fairies sparkle and twinkle as the flit about in the Conservatory at Matthaei Botanical Gardens. Each fairy represents a natural element and has a matching garden or house. Can you find them all? There are eight gardens, each themed and decorated, and two houses. Display is free and runs March 23 through April 21.

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Birding Romania

April 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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Free

Rodolfo Palma shares the wonders of birding Romania. Rodolfo is a native of Chile and settled in the United States after getting his Ph.D. in engineering in the 1980s. In the early 2000s, after borrowing binoculars from a local park ranger and attending a Washtenaw Audubon event, Rodolfo got hooked and has been birding ever since. He has birded in 16 countries and his birds photographed list approaches 2500 species. This program is free and open to the public. Membership…

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Fairy Garden Display at Matthaei Botanical Gardens

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until April 21, 2019

Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
+ Google Map
Free

The fairies are returning to Matthaei! Magical fairies sparkle and twinkle as the flit about in the Conservatory at Matthaei Botanical Gardens. Each fairy represents a natural element and has a matching garden or house. Can you find them all? There are eight gardens, each themed and decorated, and two houses. Display is free and runs March 23 through April 21.

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Ikebana: Japanese Flower Arranging

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Matthaei Botanical Gardens, 1800 N. Dixboro Rd
Ann Arbor, MI 48105 United States
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$20.00

Create your own seasonal Ikebana arrangement with help from a certified instructor. Please notify a2ikebana@gmail.com of your interest to attend two weeks prior to the date of the meeting.  You will then receive an evite to attend.  Due to popularity of the classes, the class size is limited to 25 and Ikebana International members are given priority.  We usually have room for 5 - 7 guests and welcome beginners.  Payment can only be by cash or check. $20 fee covers flowers and…

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