Earth Day | Apr. 22
 Spring Native Plant Sale | Apr. 22-23 & 29-30
Mermaid & Pirate Party | May 6
Virginia Living Museum e-newsletter 4-21-17  
Earth Day April 22 
Celebrate Earth Day at the VLM! Observe the animals as they receive toys, treats and other enrichment activities to stimulate natural behaviors. Learn more about protecting our environment and taking conservation measures. Earth-friendly vendors will show and sell green wares. There will also be crafts, eco-friendly giveaways, thousands of native plants for sale and earth-friendly animal shows. Plus, bring your batteries, cell phones, old sneakers, and plastic bags for recycling. Included in museum admission.

Sponsored by:
Member Preview Sale Apr 20 4-6pm
Open to Public Apr 22-23, 29-30 9am-4pm

Choose from an incredible array of beautiful and unusual native plants for a variety of garden sites and styles, from wet ponds to dry rock gardens. VLM horticulture staff can answer questions and discuss the wildlife benefits of native plants. Admission to the sale is free, and it will be held in the Conservation Garden rain or shine.
See list of plants for  sale.
Members Only Event
May 6

Arrrgh Maties! Searching for treasures under the Sea? Mermaid or Pirate, which will you be? Ahoy, me hearties! It's time to grab your wooden leg and dust off your fin for a Mermaid & Pirate Party. Aaarrrgh you in? Create a treasure chest, walk the plank, meet a mermaid, and more. 

This is a family-friendly event; adults must accompany children.  

Cost: $15 per member (ages 2 and under free); adults and children must purchase tickets; refreshments included. Purchase tickets online  or at the museum admission desk.
Presenting Sponsor: TowneBank
Apr. 20       Member Preview for Plant Sale
Apr. 22       Earth Day
Apr. 22-23  Spring Native Plant Sale
Apr. 29-30  Spring Native Plant Sale - last weekend
May 2         Naturally Speaking:Turning Blooms to                                Butterflies
May 6         Mermaid & Pirate Party (member only event)
May 19       The Otter Ball
Final Weeks of Wolf to Woof: The Story of Dogs* through May 14 
Outdoor Dinosaur Discovery Trail* open daily 9am-4:30pm
*Volunteers are needed to assist with these exhibits. See our website for info. For best consideration, apply before May 1.
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