Free outdoor play ‘9 Circles’


Ground Up & Rising will present free performances of the play “9 Circles” at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden on Saturday, July 5, and Sunday, July 6. The play, by Bill Cain, is the story of a soldier on trial for his life over a war crime in Iraq. Performances will be at 5 p.m. and […]

Miami Beach Botanical Garden free gardening seminars


The Miami Beach Botanical Garden is kicking off a series of free gardening seminars. The seminars are led by master gardeners or other experts. The seminars are 10 to noon in the Butterfly Room on selected Saturdays. The garden also is doing a series of First Thursday workshops, which have a charge. Admission to the […]

Free rain barrel workshop, nature walk


The Miami Beach Botanical Garden is planning two free events Saturday, May 4, a morning “Birds, Butterflies and Wildlife Walk & Talk” and an afternoon working on making rain barrels, with a chance to get a free rain barrel. The Walk & Talk will begin at 10 a.m. in the Butterfly room, with a brief […]

Halloween Family Day at Miami Beach Botanical Garden

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Children are invited to start trick-or-treating early at Miami Beach Botanical Garden, with pumpkin-carving activities, a costume contest, spooky snacks and other scary activities. This is a free party for all members of the family on October 27 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, 33139

Free dance program and more


Momentum Dance Company kicks off this year’s Miami Dance Festival with an outdoor performance at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden on Sunday, April 1, at 5 p.m. There will also be inflatable sculptures and an installation of poems by Emily Dickinson, part of the Big Read. The garden is at 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami […]

Free talk on balcony, terrace gardening


David McLean, owner of Trinity Churchside Gardens in Fort Lauderdale, discusses what to grow in your small outdoor space on Saturday, March 10, from 10 a.m. to noon. Topics will include container gardening, vertical space and plant selection. He speaks at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami Beach.

Free performance for children


On Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 11 a.m. to noon, Fantasy Factory Theater performs Fantasy Stew. Described as a mixture of fun, comedy and stories, it’s intended for youngsters from pre-K through second grade.  You’re invited to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy family time at the Miami Beach Botanical Garden, 2000 Convention Center Dr., Miami […]

Botanical Garden re-opens


After months of renovation, the Miami Beach Botanical Garden celebrates A Boo-tiful Beginning on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The family-friendly Halloween event features Momentum Dance Company’s performance of Carnival of the Animals, face painting, arts and crafts, and more. There’s no charge for admission to the garden, which is at […]