(PRESS RELEASE)_(West Palm Beach, FL – June 5, 2019) Rochelle Wolberg, Curator-Director of Mounts Botanical Garden, today announced a series of Special FREE Days this summer, June through September 2019.
FREE Thursdays for Palm Beach County Residents
As the oldest and largest botanical garden in Palm Beach County, Mounts is offering FREE admission for all Palm Beach County residents every Thursday, June 6 through September 26, 2019.
FREE for Children Every Second Sunday
Well known for its consistent outreach to and educational programs for children, Mounts is offering FREE admission for all children, 12 years of age and younger, every second Sunday this summer: June 9, July 14, August 11, and September 8. This is the perfect opportunity for youngsters experience the thrilling CUTTING CORNERS: A Stickwork Exhibition at Mounts.
FREE for Dads on Father’s Day
What better way is there for a dad to celebrate Father’s Day—Sunday, June 16—than to spend the day with his family touring all of the breathtakingly beautiful gardens at Mounts?
Other major attractions, programs and classes at Mounts Botanical Garden this summer:
+ Farm Your Backyard – June 15
+ Propagation: Increasing Your Numbers – June 19
+ Family Fun Day – June 22
+ Stories in the Garden – June 25
+ Orchid Trilogy – July 13, 20 & 27
+ Make Your Own Fairy Garden – August 10
+ Orchids Around the World – August 20
+ Exotic Plants & Orchids Sale – September 21
+ Fabulous Crotons on Florida – September 28
To register for any of the events and workshops at The Mounts Botanical Garden of Palm Beach County, go online at www.mounts.org/events/ call 561.233.1757. Program registration includes Garden admission. Events at Mounts are accessible to people with disabilities, All classes, workshops, and some special programs require pre-registration. Online registration closes at 4 pm on the day before the class begins.
Mounts educational programs are sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.
Also at Mounts Throughout Summer 2019
A Stickwork Exhibition
Daily – 10 am to 4 pm
Mounts The Great Lawn
FREE for members; $10 for nonmembers; $5 for children ages 5-12
This awe-inspiring new eco-exhibition is part of the Garden’s 40th Anniversary Ruby Jubilee celebration and runs through June. Located in the Great Lawn area of the Garden, this interactive, environmental exhibit features an original, massive, stickwork sculpture designed by internationally acclaimed artist Patrick Dougherty and created on site through a “community build” by 106 volunteers utilizing 30,000 pounds of willow. The exhibition invites visitors to wander through, admire, and become part of a living art experience.
Note: Tickets are available for purchase at www.mounts.org or at the Garden’s main gate. To schedule a group tour, call 561-233-1757.
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