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Third Thursday

Educational Outreach

You are never too old to learn new tricks! Join us for one of our many Adult Education classes regularly held every third Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm in the McCrory Gardens Education & Visitor Center. Check the website or Facebook for any updates on date or time changes. Currently all classes are FREE.

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Bat flying in the night sky

November 21, 2019: Biol-101: An Introduction to Bats!

Presented by: Scott Pederson, SDSU Professor of Biology

In broad strokes, this presentation will cover the biology of bats, their diversity across the globe and in SD, it will redress myths, and we will touch upon emerging diseases.

wrapping christmas lights

December 19, 2019: Garden Glow Tour- How it was Made

Presented by: Christina Lind-Thielke, Assistant Gardener/Education Coordinator

For this very special Third Thursday just before Christmas, we will tour this year's 60,000+ lights for Garden Glow. Attendees will get a behind the scenes look at how Garden Glow was created!