Events, Flora and Courses

Public art, lectures, seasonal blooms, family adventures and courses — there is always something happening at VanDusen. See what’s on now and coming up soon.

Events

Library Exhibition by Marion-Lea Jamieson

Thursday, January 4 - Tuesday, March 27

Vegetable Kingdom will run until Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

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 FIN & FEATHERS

Saturday, February 3 - Sunday, March 25

Paintings by Jo Scott-B

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Seedy Saturday

Saturday, February 24 10 am - 4 pm

Join us in the Floral Hall at VanDusen for a fabulous day of meeting seed vendors and rubbing shoulders with like minded people

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February Bird Walk

Saturday, February 24 10 am

Take a guided tour through VanDusen and learn about the native bird species that make their home in the garden.

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Film Shoot

Monday, February 26 - Friday, March 2 7 am - 7 pm

Please note, some areas of the Garden will be affected by a film shoot from February 26 – March 2

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Preschool Storytime: Nature’s Stories for Young Children

Wednesday, February 28 - Wednesday, November 28 10:00 to 10:45 am

Takes place on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 10:00 to 10:45 am and includes reading, action songs and a craft project.

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Plant Sale Potluck - Donations Needed!

Thursday, March 1

Do you have healthy plants that have expanded beyond your space, or you want to replace? We’ll take care of them! Donations accepted again starting March 1st, 2018

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Bloom Calendar

Spring

Tuesday, March 20 - Wednesday, 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

Wednesday, June 20 - Thursday, September 20

Summer in the Garden features vibrant colours and fragrant smells for our visitors to enjoy.

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Fall

Saturday, September 22 - Friday, December 21

Autumn colours are absolutely stunning at the Garden, and there are plenty of blooms still showing.

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Courses

Flower Photography

Saturday, April 28 10:30 am - 4:30 pm

A seasonal favourite, this workshop will cover many technical and aesthetic aspects of flower photography, and greatly increase the satisfaction you derive from your own flower pictures.

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Impressionist Watercolour Workshop for Beginners: Architecture

Sunday, May 6 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

This workshop provides all the supplies you need, along with step-by-step instruction by local artist Jane Saborio.

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Sunday, May 6 1:30 - 4:30

This workshop provides all the supplies you need, along with step-by-step instruction by local artist Jane Saborio.

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