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Printable 2017 Calendar of Events

 January  February  March  April
JANUARY
FEBRUARY
MARCH
APRIL
 May  June  July  August
MAY
JUNE
JULY
AUGUST
 September   October   November   December 
SEPTEMBER
OCTOBER
NOVEMBER
DECEMBER

MAY

MUN Botanical Garden Open for the Season
(weather permitting - please check News for updates)

Open Daily:
10 a.m. - 5 p.m., May 1 - August 31
10 a.m. - 4 p.m., September 1 - November 25
 Garden
Spring Tour Programs
May - June 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., daily
Bookings accepted for Education Programs, Group Tours & Youth Groups
 Group Tours
Workshops in May
Various workshops may take place on and off site.
 Workshops
Art Shows in May
Art shows are on display in the Conference Room and the Garden Café.
Art Shows
Parent & Tot Program
May - June, Registration required
Parent & Tot 
Sunday Nature Programs  Special Event Sunday Family Programs
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Various programs for all ages.
 Nature Program
Early Morning Bird Walks
Every second Sunday, from May - October
Bird Walks
International Compost Awareness Week
First full week in May; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
The Garden will host a full week of free compost talks, demonstrations, and family activities
 Composting
An Afternoon in the Garden
Every Wednesday, from May - September
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Join a member of the horticulture staff on a guided tour of the garden.  Free with admission.
 Tours
Spring Flower Show
Fourth weekend in May
On display Saturday 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.& Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
 Spring Flower Show

 

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JUNE

Open Daily in June
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
 Garden
Spring Tour Programs
May - June 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., daily
Bookings accepted for Education Programs, Group Tours & Youth Groups
Group Tours
Workshops in June
Various workshops may take place on and off site.
Workshops
Art Shows in June
Art shows are on display in the Conference Room and the Garden Café.
Art Shows
Parent & Tot Program
May - June, Registration required
Parent & Tot
Sunday Nature Programs & Special Event Sunday Family Programs
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Various programs for all ages.
Nature Program
Early Morning Bird Walks
Every second Sunday, from May - October
Bird Walks
An Afternoon in the Garden
Every Wednesday, from May - September
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Join a member of the horticulture staff on a guided tour of the garden. Free with admission.
 Tours
Friends of the Garden Spring Plant Sale
First or second Saturday in June
10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
 Spring Plant Sale
Canada's Garden Day
The Friday before Father's Day
 Pink Days in Bloom
Rhododendron Festival
Saturday & Sunday of the second weekend in June
Rhododendron
Junior Naturalist Camp
Weekly youth summer camp
Registration required
 JNC

 

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JULY

Open Daily in July
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
 Garden
Summer Tour Programs
July - August 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., daily
Bookings accepted for Group Tours & Youth Groups
Group Tours
Workshops in July
Various workshops may take place on and off site.
Workshops
Art Shows in July
Art shows are on display in the Conference Room and the Garden Café.
Art Shows
Early Morning Bird Walks
Every second Sunday, from May - October
Bird Walks
An Afternoon in the Garden
Every Wednesday, from May - September
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Join a member of the horticulture staff on a guided tour of the garden. Free with admission.
Tours
Canada Day Family Program
July 1; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
 Canada Day
Junior Naturalist Camp
Weekly youth summer camp
Registration required
 JNC
Mystery Garden Tour
Get a sneak peek into some of the wonderful gardens around the St. John's Metro area.
 Mystery Garden Tour
Newfoundland Blooms
On display Saturday 12 p.m. - 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m
 Floral Art Show

 

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AUGUST

Open Daily in August
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
 Garden
Summer Tour Programs
July - August 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., daily
Bookings accepted for Group Tours & Youth Groups
 Group Tours
Workshops in August
Various workshops may take place on and off site.
Workshops
Art Shows in August
Art shows are on display in the Conference Room and the Garden Café.
Art Shows
Early Morning Bird Walks
Every second Sunday, from May - October
Bird Walks
An Afternoon in the Garden
Every Wednesday, from May - September
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Join a member of the horticulture staff on a guided tour of the garden. Free with admission.
Tours
Junior Naturalist Camp
Weekly youth summer camp
Registration required
JNC

 

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SEPTEMBER

Open Daily in September
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

 Garden

Fall Tour Programs
September - November 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., daily
Bookings accepted for Education Programs, Group Tours & Youth Groups

Group Tours

Workshops in September
Various workshops may take place on and off site.

Workshops

Art Shows in September
Art shows are on display in the Conference Room and the Garden Café.

Art Shows

Parent & Tot Program
September - November, Registration required

Parent & Tot

Sunday Nature Programs & Special Event Sunday Family Programs
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Various programs for all ages.

Nature Program

Early Morning Bird Walks
Every second Sunday, from May - October

Bird Walks

An Afternoon in the Garden
Every Wednesday, from May - September
2 p.m. - 3 p.m.
Join a member of the horticulture staff on a guided tour of the garden. Free with admission.

Tours
Friends of the Garden (FOG) Fall Plant Sale
Please check FOG events page here.
 FOG Plant Sale
Science Literacy Week
A Canada wide celebration of science
September 18 - 25, 2016
 Science Literacy Week 2015

 

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OCTOBER

Open Daily in October*
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
*Closed the Sunday and Monday of Thanksgiving weekend
 Garden
Fall Tour Programs
September - November 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., daily
Bookings accepted for Education Programs, Group Tours & Youth Groups
Group Tours
Workshops in October
Various workshops may take place on and off site.
Workshops
Art Shows in October
Art shows are on display in the Conference Room and the Garden Café.
Art Shows
Parent & Tot Program
September - November, Registration required
Parent & Tot
Sunday Nature Programs & Special Event Sunday Family Programs
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Various programs for all ages.
Nature Program
Early Morning Bird Walks
Every second Sunday, from May - October
Bird Walks
St. John's Storytelling Festival
at MUN Botanical Garden
Saturday, October 15
Time: 2 - 3:30 pm
stoyrtelling festival
Halloween Howl Family Program
Saturday & Sunday before Halloween
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
 Halloween Howl

 

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NOVEMBER

Open Daily in November*
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
*Closed November 11, in observance of Remembrance Day
 Garden
Fall Tour Programs
September - November 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., daily
Bookings accepted for Education Programs, Group Tours & Youth Groups
 Group Tours
Workshops in November
Various workshops may take place on and off site.
Workshops

Annual Garden & Nature Art Exhibition
The annual exhibition is a non-competitive exhibit intended to encourage nature photography, painting and illustration.

 Annual Art Exhibition

Parent & Tot Program
September - November, Registration required

Parent & Tot

Sunday Nature Programs & Special Event Sunday Family Programs
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Various programs for all ages.

Nature Program
Winter Woods Walk Family Program
Third Sunday in November
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
 Winter Woods Walk

 

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DECEMBER

Merry & Bright - Holiday Light Festival
Come see the Garden in a new light! Join us for 6 nights in December for an evening walk around the gardens, and enjoy the magical display of lights.

Merry & Bright Holiday Light Festival
Field Centre Open
For more information about the Field Centre and Gift Shop office hours please go here.
The gardens and trails are closed for the season.
 Office Hours
December
Special Christmas gifts and sales at the Garden Gift Shop
Open 10am-12:30pm and 1:30pm to 4pm; Monday-Friday
 Gift Shop
December 22, 11am
The Field Centre including the Gift Shop is closed for the season, and will reopen in January.
 Closed for Season

 

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JANUARY                                                                                             

Field Centre Open
For more information about the Field Centre and Gift Shop office hours please go here.
The gardens and trails are closed for the season.
 Office Hours
Workshops in January
Various workshops may take place on and off site.
 Workshops


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FEBRUARY

Field Centre Open
For more information about the Field Centre and Gift Shop office hours please go here.
The gardens and trails are closed for the season.
 Office Hours
Workshops in February
Various workshops may take place on and off site.
 Workshops

 

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MARCH

Field Centre Open
For more information about the Field Centre and Gift Shop office hours please go here.
The gardens and trails are closed for the season.
Office Hours
Workshops in March
Various workshops may take place on and off site.
 Workshops

 

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APRIL

Field Centre Open
For more information about the Field Centre and Gift Shop office hours please go here.
The gardens and trails are closed for the season.
Office Hours
Workshops in April
Various workshops may take place on and off site.
 Workshops

 

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