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Friends of The Gardens Host ''Fall Magic in The Meadow'' 10/21/17

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September 25, 2017
The Friends of The Gardens of Matter Park will host their 2nd annual movie night, “Fall Magic in The Meadow,” a free festival for the community on Saturday, October 21, 2017. Come early, starting at 6:00 p.m., to find a seat near our award-winning Butterfly Garden in The Meadow. The movies will begin at 7:30 p.m., featuring the classic “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!” followed by everyone’s Pixar favorite, “Monsters, Inc.”
Movie-goers of all ages are encouraged to bring snacks, water, chairs and blankets for an enjoyable evening in the autumn beauty of the Gardens. The Friends of The Gardens will also offer a $5 meal with your choice of hot dog or cheeseburger, popcorn, chips, and water. Kids meals include a free seasonal treat! Families and friends can also enjoy the fall tradition of roasting marshmallows over a bonfire.
The Friends of the Gardens of Matter Park, Inc. is a non-profit organization that offers an annual series of educational and quality of life programming for the benefit of Grant County and surrounding communities. The organization also raises funding for the Gardens of Matter Park Endowment at the Community Foundation of Grant County to secure the future of the Gardens. The Gardens of Matter Park are one of just five Proven Winners “Signature Gardens” in the U.S. and the home of the award-winning Butterfly Garden. The Friends’ programming in the Gardens is offered at little or no charge and is uniquely designed to raise awareness and appreciation of the environment. The Friends also co-sponsor the Garden Education Series with the City of Marion, presenting experts this year on such topics as bugs, birds of prey, and honey bees. The Friends are grateful for faithful financial donors, and for local students, clubs, retirees and other community members who donate hundreds of hours in the Gardens to help prepare, plant and maintain the beds each year.
Sheila Todd, Executive Director
(765) 660-2179