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Posted: April 27, 2017
Wylde Nature Camp
Wylde Nature  Camp

Summer camp is back for the month of June!
Your child will explore the Oakhurst Garden, a unique urban setting complete with native woods, creek and farm as well as our native garden Hawk Hollow.

Each day carries a different theme that will be hands-on and we guarantee educational and FUN!

Posted: April 26, 2017
Earth Day Festival Make Up Day – May 2, 3-5 p.m.
Earth Day Festival Make Up Day - May 2, 3-5 p.m.

We promised a make-up date for our Earth Day Festival! Join us on Tuesday, May 2 from 3-5 p.m. to celebrate Earth Day…. because every day is Earth Day! Event will include a scavenger hunt for a free shirt, cake (of course!), and children’s activities. The award ceremony for the t-shirt contest and the Sally…

Posted: April 15, 2017
Wylde Center is hiring!
Wylde Center is hiring!

Wylde Center is hiring a Greenspace Director.

JC Hines, our Greenspace Director for the past four years is leaving us to become a teacher. We wish her well, and we will certainly miss her.

Wylde Center is now accepting resumes and cover letters for a Greenspace Director.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit your resume, two letters of recommendation, and cover letter expressing your interest and abilities to Stephanie Van Parys at stephanie@wyldecenter.org. Please put GREENSPACE DIRECTor in title line. Resumes will be accepted for review through May 10, 2017 or until the position is filled. Start date is July 5.

Posted: April 11, 2017
Tickets are now on sale for Beer Garden and Silent Auction
Tickets are now on sale for Beer Garden and Silent Auction

Tickets are now available for the super fabulous Beer Garden AND Silent Auction.
June 24, 2017; 5:30-8:30 p.m., VIP hour starts at 4:30 p.m.
General Admission | $40
VIP Patron | $250 (includes 2 VIP tickets and 2 raffle entries to win 2 round trip Southwest Airlines tickets!)

Posted: April 1, 2017
Plant Sale is now open for the season
Plant Sale is now open for the season

Plant sale is now open through June 15. Stop by for a great selection of vegetable transplants, native plants, herbs, seeds, worm compost, perennials, and more! @ 435 Oakview Road, Decatur, GA 30030.

 

Upcoming Classes & Events

Apr

29

Sat

Climate Change Local Food March

When: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Where: 515 E Ponce de Leon Ave, Decatur, GA 30030, USA Map Icon
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Apr

30

Sun

Sweet and Savory Tartlettes - Atlanta Botanical Garden

When: 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Where: 1345 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30309, USA Map Icon
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Enjoy learning about the basics of making tartlettes for delicious treats. This class will cover the crust and fillings for three different tarts (strawberry, savory spring greens and herbed cheese). Recipes and sampling is included in this small class located in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen.

Instructor: Chance Claar-Pressley

Fee: $35 (Members $30)
Registration Deadline: April 23

[To register: http://atlantabg.org/learn/adult-classes/food-and-wine-pairing ]
May

2

Tue

Earth Day Celebration Make up

When: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Oakhurst Garden, 435 Oakview Road, Decatur, GA 30030 Map Icon
Details...
Join us on Tuesday, May 2 from 3-5 p.m. to celebrate Earth Day…. because every day is Earth Day! Event will include a scavenger hunt for a free shirt, cake (of course!), and children’s activities. The award ceremony for the t-shirt contest and the Sally Wylde Cultivating Life award will start at 4:15 p.m.
May

4

Thu

State of the Wylde Center

When: 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Where: TBA Map Icon
Details...
May

5

Fri

Watercolors Workshop - Georgia O'Keffe Style - Atlanta Botanical Garden

When: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: The Atlanta Botanical Garden, adjacent to Piedmont Park at 1345 Piedmont Avenue, Atlanta, GA, 30309 Map Icon
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This watercolor painting workshop will focus on composition and how to create beautiful images while learning about the life and work of American Artist Georgia O’Keeffe, best known for her flower paintings. Supply list provided.

Instructor: Jill Haack, Artist

Fee: $39 (Members $34) - Deadline: May 3

[To register: http://atlantabg.org/learn/adult-classes/watercolors-workshop ]
May

6

Sat

Into the Wylde Garden Tour

When: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Where: Oakhurst Garden, 435 Oakview Rd, Decatur, GA 30030, USA Map Icon
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May

7

Sun

Into the Wylde Garden Tour

When: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Oakhurst Garden, 435 Oakview Rd, Decatur, GA 30030, USA Map Icon
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May

7

Sun

PLANT SWAP!

When: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Where: Oakhurst Garden, 435 Oakview Rd, Decatur, GA 30030, USA Map Icon
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