BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.1953@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20090902T000000Z DTEND:20090902T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong>Free Garden Tours At Huntington Library\n</strong>Free tours of the gardens are available with general admission or membership. T ours are offered Monday\, Wednesday\, Thursday\, Friday between noon and 2 p.m.\, and Saturday and Sunday between 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Times var y depending on volunteer availability\; please check in at the Information Desk on arrival for the day's schedule of garden tours. Sorry\, free tour s cannot be reserved in advance. No tours available on Tuesdays and Free D ays.\n\n<strong>Free Day&nbsp\;\n</strong>Admission to The Huntington is f ree to all visitors on the first Thursday of every month with&nbsp\;<a tit le="Free Day" href="http://www.huntington.org/WorkArea/linkit.aspx?LinkIde ntifier=id&amp\;ItemID=844" target="_blank">advanced tickets</a>. Hours on Free Day are 10:30 a.m. to&nbsp\;4:30 p.m.&nbsp\;\n\n<strong>Botanical Ga rdens</strong>\nThe Botanical Gardens are an ever-changing exhibition of c olor and a constant delight. Covering 120 acres\, more than a dozen specia lized gardens are arranged within a park-like landscape of rolling lawns.& nbsp\; Among the most remarkable are the Desert Garden\, the Japanese Gard en\, the Rose Garden\, and the Chinese garden. The camellia collection is one of the largest in the country. Other important botanical attractions i nclude the Subtropical\, Herb\, Jungle\, and Palm gardens.\n\nTo the north of the Scott Galleries sits the Botanical Education Center\, featuring th e Helen and Peter Bing Children&acirc\;&euro\;&trade\;s Garden\, the Teach ing Greenhouse\, and The Rose Hills Foundation Conservatory for Botanical Science. The Conservatory provides children and families with exhibits des igned to capture the imagination\, engage the senses\, and teach some of t he fundamentals of botany. The Children&acirc\;&euro\;&trade\;s Garden is most suitable for kids ages 2-7\; the Conservatory is designed for middle- school-age students.\n\n<strong>Japanese Gardens Page</strong>\n<a href="h ttp://www.huntington.org/huntingtonlibrary.aspx?id=512" target="_blank">ht tp://www.huntington.org/huntingtonlibrary.aspx?id=512</a> SUMMARY:Stroll Through a Japanese Garden URL:/en/events/2009/09/02/stroll-through-a-japanese-garden/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR