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Medicine Wheel Ceremony

Sunday, March 24 - Sunday, December 22 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm

People from varying backgrounds and spiritual traditions are invited to gather to celebrate the beginning of a new season in a beautiful outdoors setting at VanDusen Garden.

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Member Mornings 2019

Monday, April 1 - Saturday, September 14 8am – 9am

Member Mornings are back!

Bring your camera, sketchbook, novel, and enjoy VanDusen Garden before we open to the general public.

Rain or shine. Complimentary coffee provided to the first 50 members.

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Preschool Storytime: Nature’s Stories for Young Children

Wednesday, June 26 - Wednesday, November 27 10:00 to 10:45 am

January – June, September-November: Takes place on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 10:00 – 10:45 am and includes reading, action songs, and a craft project.

NOTE: June 26 Event is now Full!

July – November: Takes place on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 11:00 – 11:45 am and includes reading, action songs, and a craft project.

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Summer Camps (5-10 year olds)

Tuesday, July 2 Drop off available from 9:00 AM, pickup at 4:00 PM. Camp begins at 9:30 AM.

6 new camps added for 5-7 year olds! Space available.

Our carefully crafted blend of science, exploration, games and crafts give children the opportunity to learn and play throughout the beauty of the Garden and the Conservatory, while fostering positive stewardship of the environment. Unique weekly themes are sure to excite any nature lover. Days are spent mostly outdoors, but may also include time in the classroom, in the Visitor Centre, or at Bloedel Conservatory.

Learn more or register for camps here.

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BC Fuchsia and Begonia Society - Annual Show & Competition

Saturday, July 27 - Sunday, July 28 10 am - 4 pm

Join the Society for their Annual Show and Competition. Show admission by donation.

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Teacher Open House presented by VBGA

Thursday, August 29 10 am - 12 pm

Discover the many ways that our living classroom supports the BC curriculum through field trips, teacher Pro-D workshops, gardening and ecology courses, and special events. Free, Garden Admission included!

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Dahlia Show

Saturday, August 31 - Sunday, September 1 12 - 3:30 pm

Join the Vancouver Dahlia Society for their annual show.

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Bloom Calendar

Winter

Friday, December 21 2018 - Wednesday, March 20

The winter Garden features muted colour palettes, stunning silhouettes and a scattering of colour with winter berries and blooms.

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Spring

Wednesday, March 20 - Thursday, June 20

In spring the Garden is bursting with cheerful rhododendrons, stunning magnolias, delicate cherry blossoms and bloom-full camellias –  to mention a few…

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Summer

Thursday, June 20 - Friday, September 20

Summer in the Garden features vibrant colours and fragrant smells for our visitors to enjoy.

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