Mounts Botanical Garden Announces Special FREE Days June Through September

FREE Thursdays for Palm Beach County Residents; FREE for Children Every Second Sunday; FREE for Dads on Father's Day
 
 
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - June 9, 2019 - PRLog -- (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

CUTTING CORNERS:

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.

About Mounts Botanical Garden of Palm Beach County:

With a mission to inspire and educate through nature, Mounts Botanical Garden is Palm Beach County's oldest and largest botanical garden, offering gorgeous displays of tropical and sub-tropical plants, plus informative classes, workshops, and other fun-filled events. The Garden contains more than 2,000 species of plants, including Florida native plants, exotic and tropical fruit trees, herbs, palms, bromeliads and more. Two recent additions to Mounts include Windows on the Floating World: Blume Tropical Wetland Garden and the Zen-like Garden of Tranquility. Mounts Botanical Garden is a facility of the Palm Beach County Extension Service, which is in partnership with the University of Florida and Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden. Mounts is located at 531 North Military Trail in West Palm Beach.

Mounts Botanical Garden is open daily (except Palm Beach County recognized holidays) from 10 am to 4 pm. For more information, please call 561.233.1757 or visit www.mounts.org.

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CUTTING CORNERS: A Stickwork Exhibition
at Mounts Botanical Garden

Available for Interview:

Rochelle Wolberg, Curator-Director

Mounts Botanical Garden

561.233.1730

rwolberg@pbcgov.org

Media Contact:

Gary Schweikhart

PR-BS, Inc.

561.756.4298

gary@pr-bs.net
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