Events, Flora and Courses

Public art, lectures, seasonal blooms, family adventures and courses — there is always something happening at VanDusen. See what’s on now and coming up soon.

Events

Strength and Fragility

Wednesday, June 8 - Monday, August 1

Two tribal artists join forces to showcase their art forms and their stories spoken through stone and glass. This exhibition and sale has been extended to August 1st, 2016

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BC Fuchsia & Begonia Society Annual Show & Competition

Saturday, July 23 - Sunday, July 24 10am - 4pm

Join the BC Fuchsia & Begonia Society for their Annual Show & Competition.

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9th Annual Sculptors’ Society of BC Show

Friday, July 29 - Monday, August 1 10 am - 8 pm

Opening reception  | July 28, 5:30 – 8:00 pm. Public Welcome. Do not miss the latest Sculptor’s Society of BC show at VanDusen!

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Sale of Orchids & Companion Plants

Saturday, August 20 10am - 4pm

Join the Vancouver Orchid Society at their orchids & companion plants sale.

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Dahlia Show

Saturday, September 3 - Sunday, September 4 12pm - 3:30pm

The Vancouver Dahlia Society presents their Dahlia Show.

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Early Chrysanthemum Show

Saturday, September 10 - Sunday, September 11 10am - 4pm

Join the Pt. Grey Chrysanthemum Association for their Early Chrysanthemum Show.

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Alpine Garden Club of BC Fall Sale

Saturday, September 17 12pm - 4pm

Join the Alpine Garden Club of BC for their fall sale.

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Bloom Calendar
Courses

Yoga in the Garden - for Seniors

Tuesday, July 19 - Tuesday, July 26 5:00 - 6:15 pm

In the relaxing shade of the trees on the Great Lawn, this class explores elements of a basic yoga practice at a slower pace.

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The Brain & Body Workout for Seniors

Tuesday, July 19 - Tuesday, July 26 10:30 - 11:30 am

An evidence-based fitness program to improve both physical and brain conditioning.

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Better Balance Workout for Seniors

Wednesday, July 20 - Wednesday, July 27 1:00 - 1:45 pm

This is a gentle class for all levels, focused on balance and mobility for fitness and for preventing falls.

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Knee Deep in the Organic Veggie Garden

Wednesday, August 10 6:30 - 9 pm

This course will take place entirely outside in VanDusen’s vegetable garden, giving participants a living window of knowledge into a food garden.

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New! Twilight Tour in the Garden

Thursday, August 25 7:30 - 9:30 pm

Experience the magic of VanDusen in the evening on this tour led by our Plant Documentation Technician, Samantha Sivertz.

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School Garden Ecology Workshop

Thursday, September 1 10 am - 3 pm

In this teacher Pro-D workshop, learn how to grow an ecologically-friendly school food garden by fostering relationships between soil, plants and animals.

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Creative Fall Balcony Gardening

Wednesday, September 14 6:30 - 9 pm

A balcony doesn’t have to limit your gardening enjoyment and can stay beautiful through the fall season.

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