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Member Mornings 2019

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

The next Member Mornings are:
Saturday, August 24th
Saturday, September 14th

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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Mat Holmstrom: Arcadia

Monday, April 15 - Thursday, May 16

Arcadia is a glimpse into the ever-expanding creative world of Vancouver based artist Mat Holmstrom. 

The theme of Arcadia refers to a vision of bountiful natural splendour and harmony.

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Vancouver Bird Week

Saturday, May 11 - Sunday, May 26 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Presented by Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association in partnership with Vancouver Bird Week 2019

May 11, 12 & 26


 

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May Bird Walk

Saturday, May 11 9:00 AM

Presented by Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association in partnership with Vancouver Bird Week 2019

 

Enjoy a guided tour at VanDusen Botanical Garden, seeking out the bird species that make their home in this beautiful, 22-hectare garden.

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The Birds of Bloedel Conservatory

Sunday, May 12 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Presented by Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association in partnership with Vancouver Bird Week 2019

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Pro-D Camp: Darling Decomposers (Grades 1-4)

Friday, May 17 Drop off available from 9:00 AM, pickup at 4:00 PM. Camp begins at 9:30 AM.

Decomposers – some call them disgusting, we call them darling! This camp is not for the squeamish, as we will seek out all that is stinky, slimy or strange. Explore decomposition in action, create your own slug slime, and dig up worms to identify as you learn about Project WormWatch.

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All British Field Meet

Saturday, May 18 10am–4:30pm

Member discount!

Gear up for the 34th annual All British Field Meet – Vancouver’s most exciting day for British Classic Car enthusiasts! Celebrate the heydays of your favourite roadsters from Astons to Austins, Bentleys, Morgans, Triumphs and so much more in 61 classes.

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VJGA Sumi Bonsai Club Show

Saturday, May 18 - Sunday, May 19 10 am - 4 pm

Join the VJGA Sumi Bonsai Club for their annual show.

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Chinese Penjing Society of Canada - Exhibition & Sale

Saturday, May 25 - Sunday, May 26 10 am - 4:30 pm

Join the Chinese Penjing Society of Canada for their annual event.

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Botany and Bird Walk on Bowen Island

Sunday, May 26 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Presented by Vancouver Botanical Gardens Association in partnership with Vancouver Bird Week 2019

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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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