Shangri La Botanical Gardens announces April events - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Shangri La Botanical Gardens announces April events

(SOURCE: Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center) (SOURCE: Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center)

Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center has announced the following programs for April for the Spring Saturday Adventure Series 2013. Events begin at 9:30 a.m. and last about an hour.

These programs are free with paid admission to Shangri La. Participants are asked to meet at the Admissions Window at the scheduled event time. An RSVP is required as space is limited. For more information or to reserve a space, call 409-670-9799.

The events for April are as follows:

April 20: Butterflies that Flutter By (at a special time: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.) - During Earth Week and Eco-Fest at Shangri La, come celebrate butterflies in this family program. Learn about life stages, join in a butterfly search and then make a take-home craft.

April 27: Have a Cup of Tea, Indeed! - Come enjoy a tea party and sample some wild teas. Also, discover secret historical treasures hidden within the magnificent gardens of Shangri La. This outdoor program is for participants ages 6 years and up.

Shangri La is located at 2111 West Park Avenue in Orange, Texas, and is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday, from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

For more information, visit www.shangrilagardens.org.

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