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Orchid Family Day
Smithsonian Gardens

Where:
National Museum of Natural History
Washington, DC 20560

Date(s):
Saturday, February 23, 2013 — Saturday, February 23, 2013

Hours: 10:00am-2:00pm

Description:
Family Festival/ ¡Fiesta de las Or-KID-eas!
Visitors of all ages are invited to explore the world of orchids at the "Orchid Exhibit Family Festival" in the Evans Gallery at the National Museum of Natural History on Saturday, February 23, 2013 from 10am - 2pm. This fun-filled day of free activities celebrates the exhibition, Orchids of Latin America. The event is a collaboration between Smithsonian Gardens, the United States Botanic Garden, the National Museum of Natural History and the North American Orchid Conservation Center. Activities include constructing a giant mosaic made from felt pieces and assembling a garland similar to those made for celebrations in some Latin American countries. Visitors can even pot an orchid to take home! Orchid experts from the Smithsonian and U. S. Botanic Garden will be available to answer questions and tell visitors about unique plants from their collections that will be on display. FREE

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Indoors/Outdoors? Indoors

Preregistration? No
Fee? No

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Contact Name: Smithsonian Gardens
Address: Capital Gallery Building, Suite 3300
City/State: Washington, DC 20013
Phone: 202-633-2220
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