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SO MUCH SUSHI LOVE

Thursday, February 21, 2019 6:00 PM to
Thursday, February 21, 2019 9:00 PM

 

If you love sushi then this class is for you. Chef Johnson will give you the confidence after talking about the ingredients and where to buy them; then teaching you how to prepare, roll and cut the sushi that you will be making.

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Early-Bird Walks

Saturday, February 23, 2019 7:30 AM to
Saturday, February 23, 2019 9:30 AM

 

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Early-Bird Walks

Sunday, February 24, 2019 7:30 AM to
Sunday, February 24, 2019 9:30 AM

 

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Yoga in the Garden

Sunday, February 24, 2019 10:00 AM to
Sunday, February 24, 2019 11:00 AM

 

Yoga at Fairchild! 

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Author Lecture with Food Explorer Author Daniel Stone

Thursday, February 28, 2019 6:00 PM to
Thursday, February 28, 2019 8:30 PM

 

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, March 1, 2019 1:00 PM to
Friday, March 1, 2019 3:00 PM

 

Do you have a plant in your garden that you aren't familiar with? Or, perhaps are looking to find out its origins and how it came to South Florida? If so, bring your specimen to Fairchild’s Herbarium and let our scientists uncover its secrets! Bring a cutting from your plant to Fairchild’s Herbarium team on the first Friday of every month at 1:00 p.m. and participate in our Plant Identification Workshop.

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Early-Bird Walks

Saturday, March 2, 2019 7:30 AM to
Saturday, March 2, 2019 9:30 AM

 

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Thai Chi in the Garden

Saturday, March 2, 2019 1:00 PM to
Saturday, March 2, 2019 2:00 PM

 

Thai Chi at Fairchild

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Early-Bird Walks

Sunday, March 3, 2019 7:30 AM to
Sunday, March 3, 2019 9:30 AM

 

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Sunday Sounds

Sunday, March 3, 2019 1:00 PM to
Sunday, March 3, 2019 2:00 PM

 

Enjoy live music performed by students of Barrett School of Music on select Sundays, in the Glasshouse Café. 

                                                                                                                                                                                  

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BUILD YOUR OWN PLANT GROWING POD - MAKER PROJECT – Ages 9+

Sunday, March 3, 2019 1:00 PM to
Sunday, March 3, 2019 4:00 PM

 

This introduction to the Growing Beyond Earth Design Challenge will have you build your own home version of Fairchild’s LED plant growing chamber. You’ll learn how to assemble the pod, solder the LED lights, and plant your edible leafy greens. After, you’ll get to take it home and watch it grow!

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Orchid Festival at Fairchild

Friday, March 8, 2019 9:30 AM to
Sunday, March 10, 2019 4:30 PM

 

Journey through a world of orchids at the 17th Annual International Orchid Festival at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, where more than 10,000 orchid plants will grace the Garden during the three-day festival.

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Early-Bird Walks

Saturday, March 9, 2019 7:30 AM to
Saturday, March 9, 2019 9:30 AM

 

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Early-Bird Walks

Sunday, March 10, 2019 7:30 AM to
Sunday, March 10, 2019 9:30 AM

 

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DESIGN THINKING FOR KIDS - SKILL BUILDER - Ages 9+

Sunday, March 10, 2019 1:00 PM to
Sunday, March 10, 2019 4:00 PM

 

This 5-step process helps you create designs that solve real-world problems. In this workshop, your child will choose a character client to design for, and follow the methodology to quickly sketch and prototype their ideas!

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A LESSON IN LEBANESE CUISINE

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 6:00 PM to
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 9:00 PM

 

Lebanese cuisine offers a wide range of dishes prepared and cooked in many ways. Let Chef show you how easy it is to prepare stuffed grape leaves with Basmati rice and dried fruits and a refreshing, crunchy and full of flavor fattoush salad.

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Early-Bird Walks

Saturday, March 16, 2019 7:30 AM to
Saturday, March 16, 2019 9:30 AM

 

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Early-Bird Walks

Sunday, March 17, 2019 7:30 AM to
Sunday, March 17, 2019 9:30 AM

 

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Early-Bird Walks

Saturday, March 23, 2019 7:30 AM to
Saturday, March 23, 2019 9:30 AM

 

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Early-Bird Walks

Sunday, March 24, 2019 7:30 AM to
Sunday, March 24, 2019 9:30 AM

 

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LEARN TO SOLDER - SKILL BUILDER - Ages 9+

Sunday, March 24, 2019 2:00 PM to
Sunday, March 24, 2019 4:00 PM

 

This beginner electronics workshop will teach you how to solder your own LED light onto various circuit boards and perf boards. This essential skill is a good foundation for any budding hardware hacker or enthusiast.

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Early-Bird Walks

Saturday, March 30, 2019 7:30 AM to
Saturday, March 30, 2019 9:30 AM

 

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Bromeliad Society Show and Sale

Saturday, March 30, 2019 9:30 AM to
Sunday, March 31, 2019 4:30 PM

 

Bromeliad Society Show and Sale

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Early-Bird Walks

Sunday, March 31, 2019 7:30 AM to
Sunday, March 31, 2019 9:30 AM

 

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, April 5, 2019 1:00 PM to
Friday, April 5, 2019 3:00 PM

 

Do you have a plant in your garden that you aren't familiar with? Or, perhaps are looking to find out its origins and how it came to South Florida? If so, bring your specimen to Fairchild’s Herbarium and let our scientists uncover its secrets! Bring a cutting from your plant to Fairchild’s Herbarium team on the first Friday of every month at 1:00 p.m. and participate in our Plant Identification Workshop.

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Early-Bird Walks

Saturday, April 6, 2019 7:30 AM to
Saturday, April 6, 2019 9:30 AM

 

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Early-Bird Walks

Sunday, April 7, 2019 7:30 AM to
Sunday, April 7, 2019 9:30 AM

 

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Sunday Sounds

Sunday, April 7, 2019 1:00 PM to
Sunday, April 7, 2019 2:00 PM

 

Enjoy live music performed by students of Barrett School of Music on select Sundays, in the Glasshouse Café. 

                                                                                                                                                                                  

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Early-Bird Walks

Saturday, April 13, 2019 7:30 AM to
Saturday, April 13, 2019 9:30 AM

 

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Spring Garden Festival and 40th Annual Spring Plant Sale

Saturday, April 13, 2019 9:30 AM to
Sunday, April 14, 2019 4:30 PM

 

Join us as we celebrate the season with local foods and the gorgeous gardens they grow in. Learn tips to keep your garden thriving during the summer months, pick up a trick from local chefs at a cooking demonstration, shop artisan vendors or pick up delicious foods from local vendors. 

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Early-Bird Walks

Sunday, April 14, 2019 7:30 AM to
Sunday, April 14, 2019 9:30 AM

 

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3D PRINTING BASICS - SKILL BUILDER - Ages 13+

Sunday, April 14, 2019 2:00 PM to
Sunday, April 14, 2019 4:00 PM

 

Make your ideas come to life! You’ll learn how to create three-dimensional designs optimized for 3D printing. This workshop is for beginners with little to no experience. You’ll get to keep your custom creation.

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JACKFRUIT – THE OTHER MEAT-FREE FOOD

Thursday, April 18, 2019 6:00 PM to
Thursday, April 18, 2019 9:00 PM

 

The flesh of the jackfruit can be used in a variety of recipes that can mimic meat. Chef Johnson will put his famous culinary spin on this trendy new “meat” substitute.

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Early-Bird Walks

Saturday, April 20, 2019 7:30 AM to
Saturday, April 20, 2019 9:30 AM

 

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Early-Bird Walks

Sunday, April 21, 2019 7:30 AM to
Sunday, April 21, 2019 9:30 AM

 

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Eggsplore Fairchild!

Sunday, April 21, 2019 9:30 AM to
Sunday, April 21, 2019 10:30 AM

 

Spend your Sunday morning at Fairchild and eggsplore the garden! Hunt through the Palmetum for thousands of eggs filled with goodies, as well as, any of our 10 golden eggs!  Golden eggs include Fairchild memberships, the Shop @ Fairchild gift cards and The Glasshouse Café by Le Basque gift cards!

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Early-Bird Walks

Saturday, April 27, 2019 7:30 AM to
Saturday, April 27, 2019 9:30 AM

 

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Early-Bird Walks

Sunday, April 28, 2019 7:30 AM to
Sunday, April 28, 2019 9:30 AM

 

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CIRCUITS IN SECONDS WITH littleBits - TINKER SESSION - Ages 7+

Sunday, April 28, 2019 2:00 PM to
Sunday, April 28, 2019 4:00 PM

 

Learn how to make something light up, make a sound, move, or sense something! Using modular circuit blocks that easily snap together with magnets, learn how to quickly invent functional electronic prototypes. With the additional lego adapters, it’s a fun way to build your ideas!

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, May 3, 2019 1:00 PM to
Friday, May 3, 2019 3:00 PM

 

Do you have a plant in your garden that you aren't familiar with? Or, perhaps are looking to find out its origins and how it came to South Florida? If so, bring your specimen to Fairchild’s Herbarium and let our scientists uncover its secrets! Bring a cutting from your plant to Fairchild’s Herbarium team on the first Friday of every month at 1:00 p.m. and participate in our Plant Identification Workshop.

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