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Click here to RSVP - 75th Celebration Mon., Oct 12
You can borrow binoculars!
OAS led birding walks begin Saturday Sept 26
The Great DUCK!
Next Great Duck Derby -- Feb. 27, 2016


Contemporary Jazz Concert at The Grove

Sunday, November 15 
3:00 to 5:00 PM
$27 in advance, $35 at the gate
You won't want to miss this outstanding contemporary jazz concert by Central Florida's elite musicians. Join us as Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts presents A Place Called Home
Featuring: Chris Cortez, Mark Piszczek, Selloane, Marc Clermont, Jerry Bravo, Eddie Marshall, Ed Krout, Jeremy Fratti, Dean Fransen, Steve Smith, Jeff Green, Steve Luciano, Tony Castillo, Don Soledad, Jon Warcholak and many more.
The musicians will perform in support of the The Blue Bamboo Center for the Arts, a new home for the arts in Central Florida. All proceeds from the concert will go toward building the new center located in Winter Park.
The concert will be held at The Grove outdoor performance venue at Mead Botanical Garden.  
To purchase advance tickets, click here
Contact: Melody Cortez at 407-636-9951 or melodycortez@live.com


Fall Plant Sale Coming Up - Nov. 20 & 21

Early Shoppers - Friday, Nov. 20, 3-6PM

The Big Day - Saturday, Nov. 21, 8AM to 4PM

Join us for the GROWvember Fall Plant Sale.  Not only is Fall is a fabulous time to plant in Florida, it's a great time to spruce your home up your home for the holidays and begin your gift shopping, too!  With a wide variety of plant vendors, you'll have fun exploring the great selection of plants, home and garden accessories and specialty items at the sale.

Backyard Biodiversity Day, October 24

3rd Annual Backyard Biodiversity Day and Native Plant Sale
Saturday, October 24, 2015, 9a.m. - 3p.m.

presented by the Tarflower Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society and Mead Botanical Garden 
(see schedule below)

Backyard Biodiversity Day is a great opportunity to celebrate the native flora and fauna. Come out and enjoy noted speakers, workshops, informative hikes and a huge native plant sale! 

The FREE, family-friendly event features:  

Wetlands Restoration and Boardwalk Improvement Underway

The Lake Lillian wetlands restoration and boardwalk improvement project is now underway.  Construction will take approximately 90 days to complete and result in increased biodiversity and an improved aquatic wildlife habitat.  

The wetlands restoration is funded by two grants:  $400,000 from the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection and $50,000 from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).  

Winter Park Community Foundation Selects Mead Garden for Grant Award

New donors to MBG can help "unlock" a $19,000 grant award from the Winter Park Community Foundation! 

Mead Botanical Garden (MBG) is excited to announce that it has been selected as a grant award winner by the Winter Park Community Foundation during the Foundation’s recent Grant Round held in collaboration with Rollins College’s “Impact Investing” undergraduate course. The Winter Park Community Foundation is an affiliate of the Central Florida Foundation.

The capacity-building award is made to MBG Inc. in two parts:


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