Calendar

 

 

Dec
20
Thu
Citizen Science Homeschool Series: NASA GLOBE Observer @ Smith-Gilbert Gardens
Dec 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

What can you tell by looking at clouds? Quite a lot it turns out! During this session, you’ll learn about weather and how to observe changes in it. 

 

The Citizen Science Homeschool Series for 2018-19 is open to students in grades K-5. Every month, students will learn about a different citizen science project, the issues surrounding the project and how they can get involved. In addition to learning about current issues in science, students will learn and practice observation, recording and communication skills.

 

Citizen Science Homeschool Series

2018-19 Schedule

September 20, 2018    Bumble Bee Watch               

October 18, 2018         The Great Sunflower Project 

November 15, 2018     What’s In Your Backyard      

December 20, 2018     NASA Globe Observer          

January 17, 2019          I See Change                           

February 21, 2019        Project FeederWatch            

March 21, 2019            Project BudBurst                  

April 18, 2019              Georgia Adopt-A-Stream       

Preregistration in advance of each program is required, so that we can ensure adequate staffing and program materials.

 

To apply for a scholarship, please fill out the Scholarship Application and a garden representative will contact you. 

 

Garden Members                                                                            General Public

Parent                                  Free                                                       Parent                                  $7.00

First Student                      $10.00                                                   First Student                      $15.00

Additional Students        $8.00                                                     Additional Students        $13.00

Children Under 5              Free                                                       Children Under 5              Free

 

Admission to this program gives you access to the gardens all day…great for a picnic lunch and independent study! Adults who are Members of Smith-Gilbert Gardens receive free admission. For further details or to register, email info@smithgilbertgardens.com or call Smith-Gilbert Gardens at (770) 919-0248.

Pre-registration is required. Please register online: Homeschool Series

Jan
12
Sat
Bonsai Study Group
Jan 12 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Bonsai Study Group

Led by Bonsai Curator Rodney Clemons
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (lunch 12 noon – 1 p.m.) Open to visitors; free, after paid garden admission

Rodney Clemons visits Smith-Gilbert Gardens on the 2nd Saturday of each month (some exceptions as noted on the events calendar) to oversee, evaluate, care for, and prune the Gardens’ bonsai collection. Along with a small group of well-trained and very experienced volunteers, Rodney provides expert care in all aspects of maintaining the collection.

Visitors are welcome to ask questions and talk with Rodney and the volunteers to learn more about this ancient art.

If you’re interested in learning more about bonsai, please plan a visit on the 2nd Saturday.

(Please note: We request you do not bring your personal bonsai trees to the Gardens.)

Jan
17
Thu
Citizen Science Homeschool Series: I See Change @ Smith-Gilbert Gardens
Jan 17 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Nature is constantly changing, which makes it so interesting! In this session, you’ll learn how to observe changes in nature and interpret what they might mean. 

 

The Citizen Science Homeschool Series for 2018-19 is open to students in grades K-5. Every month, students will learn about a different citizen science project, the issues surrounding the project and how they can get involved. In addition to learning about current issues in science, students will learn and practice observation, recording and communication skills.

 

Citizen Science Homeschool Series

2018-19 Schedule

September 20, 2018    Bumble Bee Watch               

October 18, 2018         The Great Sunflower Project 

November 15, 2018     What’s In Your Backyard      

December 20, 2018     NASA Globe Observer          

January 17, 2019          I See Change                           

February 21, 2019        Project FeederWatch            

March 21, 2019            Project BudBurst                  

April 18, 2019              Georgia Adopt-A-Stream       

Preregistration in advance of each program is required, so that we can ensure adequate staffing and program materials.

 

To apply for a scholarship, please fill out the Scholarship Application and a garden representative will contact you. 

 

Garden Members                                                                            General Public

Parent                                  Free                                                       Parent                                  $7.00

First Student                      $10.00                                                   First Student                      $15.00

Additional Students        $8.00                                                     Additional Students        $13.00

Children Under 5              Free                                                       Children Under 5              Free

 

Admission to this program gives you access to the gardens all day…great for a picnic lunch and independent study! Adults who are Members of Smith-Gilbert Gardens receive free admission. For further details or to register, email info@smithgilbertgardens.com or call Smith-Gilbert Gardens at (770) 919-0248.

Pre-registration is required. Please register online: Homeschool Series

Feb
9
Sat
Bonsai Study Group
Feb 9 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Bonsai Study Group

Led by Bonsai Curator Rodney Clemons
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (lunch 12 noon – 1 p.m.) Open to visitors; free, after paid garden admission

Rodney Clemons visits Smith-Gilbert Gardens on the 2nd Saturday of each month (some exceptions as noted on the events calendar) to oversee, evaluate, care for, and prune the Gardens’ bonsai collection. Along with a small group of well-trained and very experienced volunteers, Rodney provides expert care in all aspects of maintaining the collection.

Visitors are welcome to ask questions and talk with Rodney and the volunteers to learn more about this ancient art.

If you’re interested in learning more about bonsai, please plan a visit on the 2nd Saturday.

(Please note: We request you do not bring your personal bonsai trees to the Gardens.)

Feb
21
Thu
Citizen Science Homeschool Series: Project Feeder Watch @ Smith-Gilbert Gardens
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Birds sure are interesting to watch, but is there anything we can learn from watching them? You’d be surprised! In this session in the series, you’ll learn all about birds, their habits, and what they can tell us about the environment. 

 

The Citizen Science Homeschool Series for 2018-19 is open to students in grades K-5. Every month, students will learn about a different citizen science project, the issues surrounding the project and how they can get involved. In addition to learning about current issues in science, students will learn and practice observation, recording and communication skills.

 

Citizen Science Homeschool Series

2018-19 Schedule

September 20, 2018    Bumble Bee Watch               

October 18, 2018         The Great Sunflower Project 

November 15, 2018     What’s In Your Backyard      

December 20, 2018     NASA Globe Observer          

January 17, 2019          I See Change                           

February 21, 2019        Project FeederWatch            

March 21, 2019            Project BudBurst                  

April 18, 2019              Georgia Adopt-A-Stream       

Preregistration in advance of each program is required, so that we can ensure adequate staffing and program materials.

 

To apply for a scholarship, please fill out the Scholarship Application and a garden representative will contact you. 

 

Garden Members                                                                            General Public

Parent                                  Free                                                       Parent                                  $7.00

First Student                      $10.00                                                   First Student                      $15.00

Additional Students        $8.00                                                     Additional Students        $13.00

Children Under 5              Free                                                       Children Under 5              Free

 

Admission to this program gives you access to the gardens all day…great for a picnic lunch and independent study! Adults who are Members of Smith-Gilbert Gardens receive free admission. For further details or to register, email info@smithgilbertgardens.com or call Smith-Gilbert Gardens at (770) 919-0248.

Pre-registration is required. Please register online: Homeschool Series

BONSAI EXHIBIT CLOSED FOR THE SEASON

Re-opening Spring 2019

 

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