Date/Time Event
Tuesday, July 2, 2019 - Friday, September 27, 2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Artworks by Lana Hovinga Artworks by Lana Hovinga

Rotating exhibitions are displayed in the Weston Family Library. Open to the public during library hours.

Artworks by Lana Hovinga

 July 2 to September 27, 2019

This series of large-scale acrylic and ink paintings takes its inspiration from the natural world and is informed by the artist’s unique perspective as a landscape designer. Each new work examines a plant in bold colours. Our native Slipper Orchid, common Tiger Lily and even the humble Thistle take on a fresh focus when enlarged and seen close up. Lana lives and works in Kitchener.

Monday, July 8, 2019 - Friday, July 12, 2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Animal Camp (Ages 3-4, with caregiver) Animal Camp (Ages 3-4, with caregiver)

Is your little one fascinated by wildlife? Then this half-day camp is just the right size. Spend time outdoors with your child singing songs, exploring the garden and creating creature crafts.

Public: $124
Members: $100


Monday, July 8, 2019 - Friday, July 12, 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
X-treme Plants (Ages 8-10) X-treme Plants (Ages 8-10)

The plant kingdom is filled with fascinating organisms that have adapted to survive under extreme conditions. Get to know a variety of mind-boggling plant adaptations through games, crafts and other hands-on activities. Ages: 8 to 10

Public: $300; with before and after care: $360
Members: $240; with before and after care: $300


Thursday, July 11, 2019
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Botanical Art Summer Session Botanical Art Summer Session

Work at your own pace and develop your own botanical painting style in this relaxed class with experienced instructor, Leslie Staple. All levels welcome. Bring watercolour materials and an inspirational subject.

Thursdays, June 13 to Aug. 15, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Interested in Botanical Art? Try it out – Drop in for a free class.

[PG19S22] Leslie Staple
Public $174; Members $139


Thursday, July 11, 2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
ZimSculpt ZimSculpt

Back for its second year, the outdoor art exhibition “ZimSculpt” showcases hundreds of stone sculptures by many of Zimbabwe’s most renowned contemporary artists. Admission is free and all sculptures are available for purchase. The exhibition runs from June through September 2019.

The works are chiseled, hand-carved, sanded and polished by artists who draw upon a wide variety of inspiration. From dramatic modern styling praised by Henry Moore, to more contemplative “village” pieces that capture African life, these sculptures project a vibrancy that has captivated audiences around the world. The setting of Toronto’s most beautiful garden for this great art highlights the beauty of both.

Exhibition EXTENDED from June 28 – September 22, 2019.

Thursday, July 11, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Talk | Sculpture in the Garden Talk | Sculpture in the Garden

Learn how to select and place sculpture in the garden. Curator Vivienne Croisette will walk you through tips and trade secrets for bringing art into your natural outdoor environment. Meet at the Marketplace for this outdoor walk and talk.

Limited space available, pre-registration preferred but tickets will be available at the door.

Public $30; Members $25


Thursday, July 11, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
TBG & Edwards Gardens Tour

This leisurely-paced tour explores TBG’s four acres of themed, contemporary, urban-sized gardens as well as a portion of the adjacent Edwards Gardens. Participants will gain a greater understanding of plants, garden design, the natural world, and local history.



Thursday, July 11, 2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Edwards Summer Music Series - Amanda Rheaume Edwards Summer Music Series - Amanda Rheaume

Kicking off our 2019 Edwards Summer Music Series is none other than Toronto-based singer/songwriter and JUNO nominated Amanda Rheaume! Now on her fifth album titled The Skin I’m In, Amanda has won 2014 Canadian Folk Music Award for Aboriginal Songwriter of the Year and was nominated for a Juno. Rheaume has released four albums Holding Patterns (2016), Keep a Fire (2013), Light of Another Day (2011), and Acoustic Christmas (2009).