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    SCIENCE & NATURE

    Honey from Flower to Table

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    September 28, 2017

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    Speaker: Gerry Mack of Charlotte Local Honey. Honey starts as sweet nectar in a flower. Honey bees gather this nectar, bring it home to their hive and convert it to honey. A dozen bees work their entire lives to make a single teaspoon of honey! Bees make and store honey to eat during the cold winter months. Beekeepers help their bees to make a surplus of honey which can then be sustainably harvested.

    This ...more



    Annabel Renwick: Notes from a Small Prairie

    Presented by Mint Museum at Mint Museum Randolph, Charlotte

    October 16, 2017

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    Annabel will talk about the natural and cultural history of the Piedmont Prairie and will summarize work done to recreate a rendition of this vanishing landscape. The southeastern Piedmont...more

    Public Conversation on Transportation

    Presented by Carolina Raptor Center

    October 17, 2017

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    Public transportation has been a game changer for communities along the original Blue Line (South Boulevard corridor). In this public conversation about getting around in Charlotte, see what the...more

    Elevenses with Elizabeth Lawrence: Fall Symposium Inspiring the Unexpected

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    October 18, 2017

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    Celebrating anniversaries with keynote speaker Dr. William Welch, Professor and Texas Agrilife Extension Service Landscape Horticulturist, Dept. of Horticultural Sciences, Texas A&M...more

    Toddies on the Terrace: Fall Symposium Inspiring the Unexpected

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    October 18, 2017

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    Join us for a memorable evening at the historic Elizabeth Lawrence House & Garden as we celebrate Elizabeth Lawrence, the exceptional horticulturist and author, and several major anniversaries...more

    Third Thursdays: Imbibe + Inspire Tour (October)

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    October 19, 2017

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    Join Garden Curator Andrea Sprott for a private tour of Elizabeth Lawrence’s garden and learn about its history, her research, and, best of all, what’s kicking botanical booty! Space is...more

    Fall Symposium Inspiring the Unexpected: Coffee to Lunch, Book Signings and Presentations

    Presented by Wing Haven at Charlotte Country Club, Charlotte

    October 19, 2017

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    Escape for a morning of inspiration at Charlotte Country Club where Ken Druse and Margot Shaw will pique your imagination...more

    Harvest at the Haven

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    October 21, 2017

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    It’s Harvest time at the Haven! Have you ever built a Bird Feeder Scarecrow? Well, come on over to the Children’s Garden and learn how! We invite families to gather in the Children’s Garden...more

    Girl Scout Badge Day - Fall

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    October 21, 2017

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    Just off the Greenway and nestled in an urban neighborhood of Charlotte, come spend time individually or as a troop to satisfy the requirements of one of the following badges: Clover Petal (D),...more

    Nosh + Knowledge Series: The Little (and Big) Bulbs

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    October 25, 2017

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    Did you know that you can have bloom from bulbs nearly 12 months of the year? Join Garden Curator Andrea Sprott for an in-depth look at the fabulous world of bulbs, and how to have success with...more

    Guided Nature Walk

    Presented by Discovery Place Nature at Discovery Place Nature, Charlotte

    August 27, 2016 - October 28, 2017

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    Join us on the fourth Saturday of each month for an educational walk around the Paw Paw Nature Trail with a naturalist to discover the beauty and diversity of the bottomland forest...more

    Lecture Series: What You Should Be Doing With Herbs

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    November 2, 2017

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    This lecture program focuses on the culinary use of herbs. Join us for tips and tastings as we discuss using and preserving herbs, highlight 10 of the most commonly used herbs from basil to thyme...more

    Oyster Roast

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    November 9, 2017

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    Relax with us in the casual surrounds of the Wing Haven Nursery at the Oyster Roast and Chowder event. Enjoy a lowcountry oyster roast, corn chowder and other nibbles catered by Reid's Fine Foods...more

    International Science Center Day, November 10 at Carolina Raptor Center

    Presented by Carolina Raptor Center at Carolina Raptor Center, Huntersville

    November 10, 2017

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    Carolina Raptor Center will celebrate International Science Center and Science Museum Day with a FREE Day for residents of Mecklenburg County. We’ll have hands on activities for kids and adults...more

    Holiday Festival: Floral Arranging with Susie Cochran

    Presented by Wing Haven

    November 16, 2017

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    Speaker: Susie Cochran

    Kick off the holidays with plenty of inspiration. Wing Haven invites you to a workshop and presentation offering holiday decorating tips and demonstrations from ...more

    Third Thursdays: Imbibe + Inspire Tour (November)

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    November 16, 2017

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    Join Garden Curator Andrea Sprottfor a private tour of Elizabeth Lawrence’s garden and learn about its history, her research, and, best of all, what’s kicking botanical...more

    Holiday Trees for Wildlife

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    December 2, 2017

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    Celebrate the season in true Clarkson tradition by creating edible ornaments for wildlife, crafting take-home ornaments, taking in a holiday scavenger hunt, listening to seasonal stories, and...more

    Brain Candy Live!

    Presented by Blumenthal Performing Arts at Ovens Auditorium, Charlotte

    December 9, 2017

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    Adam Savage and Michael Stevens bring you Brain Candy Live!

    It’s what your mind is hungry for…

    Adam Savage, one of television's most loved personalities, has joined forces with...more

    Behind-the-Scenes Aquarium Tour

    Presented by Discovery Place Science at Discovery Place Science, Charlotte

    August 6, 2016 - December 16, 2017

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    Take an exclusive look at the non-public, working areas of the Discovery Place aquarium. Join us on this approximately 25-minute behind-the-scenes tour and discover how our aquarists breed...more

    Third Thursdays: Imbibe + Inspire Tour (December)

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    December 21, 2017

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    Join Garden Curator Andrea Sprott for a private tour of Elizabeth Lawrence’s garden and learn about its history, her research, and, best of all, what’s kicking botanical booty!

    Space...more

    Third Thursdays: Imbibe + Inspire Tour (January)

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    January 18, 2018

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    Join Garden Curator Andrea Sprott for a private tour of Elizabeth Lawrence’s garden and learn about its history, her research, and, best of all, what’s kicking botanical booty!

    Space...more

    Nosh + Knowledge Series: Beautiful at All Seasons

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    January 24, 2018

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    Take an inspiring armchair tour of some of Garden Curator Andrea Sprott's favorite plants (both old and new) that provide beauty in every season.

    Limited to 25...more

    Lecture Series: Tips for Gardening in Charlotte

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    January 25, 2018

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    As we all know, gardening in Charlotte can have its challenges. Hot, humid summers with high night temperatures; mild winters, long spring and fall seasons, lots of red clay soil; variable...more

    Third Thursdays: Imbibe + Inspire Tour (February)

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    February 15, 2018

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    Join Garden Curator Andrea Sprott for a private tour of Elizabeth Lawrence’s garden and learn about its history, her research, and, best of all, what’s kicking botanical booty!

    Space...more

    Lecture Series: Pruning Workshop

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    February 15, 2018

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    Do you want to learn proper pruning techniques? Pruning is the art and science of removing branches from trees and shrubs. Done properly, it promotes directed and enhanced growth. Learn when and...more

    Amazon Adventure

    Presented by Discovery Place Science at Discovery Place Science, Charlotte

    May 1, 2017 - February 16, 2018

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    Amazon Adventure tells the epic, true story of explorer Henry Bates' fascinating 11 year journey through the visually stunning and biodiverse Amazon rainforest as a...more

    Great Backyard Bird Count

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    February 16 - February 19, 2018

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    Every bird counts! It’s time for the Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC), a joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society. Quietly stroll through the gardens or...more

    Pollinators

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    February 22, 2018

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    North Carolina is home to thousands of species of flowering plants, many of them native and a surprising number endemic to the southeastern region. Our flora is a rich and wonderful legacy. We...more

    Winter Hours at Carolina Raptor Center

    Presented by Carolina Raptor Center at Carolina Raptor Center, Huntersville

    November 1, 2017 - February 28, 2018

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    The Carolina Raptor Center will be closed Mondays and Tuesdays from November 1, 2017 to February 28, 2018.  We will be open on Sundays from 12 noon to 5 PM.

    We will be closed...more

    Lecture Series: Pruning Workshop II

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    March 1, 2018

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    Do you want to learn proper pruning techniques? Pruning is the art and science of removing branches from trees and shrubs. Done properly, it promotes directed and enhanced growth. Learn when and...more

    Third Thursdays: Imbibe + Inspire Tour (March)

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    March 15, 2018

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    Join Garden Curator Andrea Sprott for a private tour of Elizabeth Lawrence’s garden and learn about its history, her research, and, best of all, what’s kicking botanical booty!

    Space...more

    Naturalist Egg Hunt

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    March 24, 2018

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    Hop on over for a special morning at Wing Haven where families will celebrate the Spring season in one of Charlotte's most beautiful outdoor locations. Children will make binoculars to help guide...more

    Birdhouse Building Contest

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    March 1 - April 2, 2018

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    Don't miss out on the annual Wing Haven Birdhouse Building Contest to benefit Children’s & Family Programming. In addition to showcasing your creativity, the contest highlights the need for...more

    Spring Plant Sale

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    April 4 - April 7, 2018

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    Shop our wide variety of plants, trees and shrubs assisted by our expert garden volunteers. All proceeds benefit Wing Haven gardens, programs and educational outreach. Enjoy the Wing Haven Nursery...more

    Backyard Gardening Workshop

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    April 14, 2018

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    Ever wonder, how does your garden grow? Join gardeners at Wing Haven’s Children’s Garden for a fun and educational class about backyard vegetable gardening. We will show you how to build your...more

    Girl Scout Badge Day - Spring

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    April 14, 2018

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    Just off the Greenway and nestled in an urban neighborhood of Charlotte , come spend time individually or as a troop to satisfy the requirements of one of the following badges: Clover Petal (D),...more

    Nosh + Knowledge Series: Gardening For Love

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    April 25, 2018

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    Elizabeth Lawrence cultivated much more than her garden. Learn about the vast and diverse connections she made doing what she loved best… and how they still help her garden grow today. This...more

    Tea Time in the Garden

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    April 29, 2018

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    Don't miss this year's Tea Time in the Garden, a special multi-generational high tea held in the Clarkson Garden. Enjoy traditional tea fare and pink lemonade as well as activities for children...more

    Gardeners' Garden Tour

    Presented by Wing Haven at Wing Haven, Charlotte

    May 5 - May 6, 2018

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    Purchase your advance tickets for our 24th year of the Gardeners' Garden Tour. The tour features private, inspiring gardens as well as open visitation both days and live music on Saturday at Wing...more

    Dream Big in IMAX

    Presented by Discovery Place Science at Discovery Place Science, Charlotte

    August 26, 2017 - May 25, 2018

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    Dream Big: Engineering Our World is the first film of its kind for IMAX® and giant screen theatres that will transform how we think about engineering. 

    From the world’s...more

    NC Art Roads & Farm Trails

    Presented by HomegrownHandmade

    Ongoing

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    Experience distinctive communities and breathtaking rural countryside in NC from the coast to the foothills.

    Plant your own salad bowl, stomp grapes at a local festival, watch a potter mold...more

    Cool Stuff!

    Presented by Discovery Place Science at Discovery Place Science, Charlotte

    Ongoing

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    Discover the strange and eccentric world of physical phenomena

    Guests of all ages can experience the extraordinary, strange and super cool science principles that govern...more

    KidScience

    Presented by Discovery Place Science at Discovery Place Science, Charlotte

    Ongoing

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    Ever wonder where curiosity begins?

    Experiment, create and play together in KidScience, Discovery Place Science's early education exhibition for young children,...more


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