Australian National Botanic Gardens

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National Botanic Gardens Day and Reconciliation Day – Wiradjuri Storytelling ended on Sunday 26 May 2019.

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Current events

Beeswax wraps

Beeswax Wraps Workshops for Pollinator Week

17 November 10.00 am – 12.30 pm & 2.00 pm – 4.30 pm — Banks Building

Make your own Bees Wax Wraps for Pollinator Week. Use less plastic at home and get creative at the same time.

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Bushland Nature Walk

Bushland Nature Walk – guided walks

10.00 am – 11.30 am, Thursdays 17, 24 & 31 October & 21 November — Meet at the Visitor Centre

Join a volunteer guide to discover flowering plants along the Bushland Nature Walk and enjoy spectacular views over Lake Burley Griffin.

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Sunset Cinema on the Eucalypt Lawn

Sunset Cinema

Wednesdays to Sundays, 21 November 2019 to Saturday 11 January 2020. Gates open 6:30 pm. Note opening night is a Thursday and closing night is a Saturday. — Eucalypt Lawn

Experience cinema among the eucalypts this summer. Gather together your family and friends for a night out to remember. Sit back, relax and watch the stars under the stars!

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Sunday 26 May, 10.30–11.30 am & 1.30–2.30 pm — Crosbie Morrison Amphitheatre

Join Aboriginal storyteller Larry Brandy in the Gardens as he shares his Wiradjuri culture with people of all ages through performance and storytelling.

Children become kangaroos, emus and hunters as they learn how Aboriginal people hunted and found food in traditional times.

Fun for all the family on Botanic Gardens Day and Reconciliation Day.

When

Sunday 26 May, 10.30–11.30 am & 1.30–2.30 pm

Where

Crosbie Morrison Amphitheatre

Price

Free