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Go Public Gardens Days at Burden!

  • 4560 Essen Lane Baton Rouge, LA 70809
  • LSU Ag Center Botanic Gardens
  • Time: 7:30 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Price: Free; Registration Required for TreadBR classes
  • 257633990
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The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden will host a
Weekend-long Go Public Gardens Days celebration along with 500 public gardens across America.

Join us and celebrate with a weekend of fun, free activities the whole family will enjoy!


Go Public Gardens is an ongoing, evergreen initiative of the American Public Gardens Association meant to drive the public to visit, value, and volunteer at public gardens in their area and when they travel.

Schedule
Saturday, May 15
-- 6:30 - 8:30 a.m. - Birding at Burden
   Birding enthusiasts will lead three separate guided birding tours through several of the six birding    loops at Burden.
-- 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. - Sculpt + Flow Exercise Class withTreadBR
   TreadBR will host a sculpt + flow exercise class, a 45-minute class designed to lengthen and tone    through sequences of resistance-based, bodyweight movements combined with yoga-inspired    stretches.
-- 8:30 - 10 a.m. - Herbaceous Plant Walk
   LSU horticulture instructor, Bob Mirabello, offers fun facts and identification of the herbaceous plants    on a walk around the Botanic Gardens.
-- 9 a.m. - Noon - StoryTime in the Garden
   The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens and the Junior League of Baton Rouge will host StoryTime in    the Garden, a creative way of mixing storytelling and imagination with hands on craft activities for    children.
-- 11 - 12 a.m. - Sculpt + Flow Exercise Class with TreadBR
   TreadBR will host a sculpt + flow exercise class, a 45-minute class designed to lengthen and tone    through sequences of resistance-based, bodyweight movements combined with yoga-inspired    stretches.
-- 12 - 1 p.m. - No Activities
The Go Public Gardens Days celebration will pause for lunch break.
-- 1 -2 p.m. - Woody Plant Walk
   LSU horticulture instructor, Bob Mirabello, offers fun facts and identification of the woody plants on a    walk around the Botanic Gardens

Sunday, May 16
-- All Day - Free admission to Windrush Gardens
-- 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Hourly tours of Windrush Gardens

 
* Many events in Baton Rouge have been proactively postponed or cancelled due to COVID-19. For the most up-to-date event information, please check with the specific event's website or social media pages.