Friday, 22 October 2010

ANBG 40th Anniversary - celebrations this week

This week the Australian National Botanic Gardens is celebrating its 40th anniversary.  On Sunday numerous events will be held in the gardens. In conjunction with this event, the herbarium will have an Open Day this Sunday from 10-4 with guided tours on the hour.  The ANBG will be displaying some of their botanical collections and research.  There will be a shuttle bus between the herbarium and numerous sites within the gardens.

Sunday 24 October – 10am – 4pm
40th Anniversary Open Day and Garden Party   

Full program here (pdf)
·            Main stage Live music and entertainment from 10 – 4pm
·            Children activities from 10am – 4pm
·            The Friends of the Garden cake cutting to at 11am
·            High Tea party in the Eucalypts Lawn
·            Botanic fashion parade and fascinator competition 
·            Continuous garden bus shuttles/tours
·            Behind the scene tours  10- 4pm
·            Market stalls, fashion parade and fascinator competition.
·            666 ABC Canberra Outside Broadcast – with Greg and Willow 10- 12  

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