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Calendar of Events

Acorn Adventure hiking
Acorn Adventures

Aug 18, 2 PM-4 PM

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Meet Wild Animals

Aug 19, 1 PM - 2 PM

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Founder Walk & Talk

Sept 5, 11 AM - 12 PM

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Audubon Bird Walk

Sept 9, 9 AM - 11AM

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Pumpkin Succulents

Sept 26, 10AM - 12:30PM

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Docent Training

Sept 27 - Oct 18

Passion Fruit
Favorite Rare Fruits

Oct 14, 1 PM - 3:30 PM

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Citizen Science

Oct 22, 2 PM - 4 PM

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Fall Plant Sale

Oct 28, 10 AM - 1 PM

Acorns at SLOBG
Chumash Kitchen

Oct 29, 8:30AM - 1PM

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Polar Bears

Nov 18, 1 PM - 2 PM

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Mushroom Discovery

Jan 26-28

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Pine Needle Weaving

Feb 24, 9:30 - 2:30 PM

Recurring Events & Classes

Education Center at the Garden

Saturday at the Garden

Saturday at the Garden is a monthly educational program held on the second Saturday of each month. Activities are also provided for children during the adult program (see our Kid’s Events page for details). Speakers cover a wide range of topics from plants structures to sustainable garden design.

Mediterranean Adventure camper at the Garden by Emi Tagore

Saturday at the Children’s Garden

With a goal of “education through exploration,” the Garden is dedicated to teaching children of all ages about the natural environment, rules of ecology, sustainability, where food comes from and how to eat healthfully. Our children’s garden was built to work with nature to help conserve water and help plants grow properly.

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