Field Trips

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Flamingo gardens

 LLI GOES TO FT. LAUDERDALE’S

FLAMINGO GARDENS

November 9, 2016

Spend a day at the picturesque Flamingo Gardens featuring the Wray Botanical Collection and ArboretumA narrated tram tour through 15 acres of 3000 tropical and sub-tropical plants and trees.  The Arboretum is home to 18 “Champion” trees.  Specialty gardens displaying Croton, Butterfly, Hummingbird wildflowers and Bromeliad gardens. 

The Everglades Wildlife Sanctuary with 85 native species featuring a wildlife encounter experience.  The Wray Home Museum, built in 1933, the original weekend residence of Floyd and Jane Wray has been restored to provide visitors to Flamingo Gardens a glimpse of the life in South Florida in the 1930s.

The first half of our visit is a walking tour which will feel great after our two and a half hour bus trip! We will have a tour guide and the walking surface is mostly cement and no steps. You can also explore on your own if you wish. Activity level is easy.

Price includes transportation, guided tours and light lunch with a choice of sandwich or salad.

Departure 8:00 A.M. and approximate return 5:30 P.M.

We need 30 people by Nov. 2 to make this beautiful “Old Florida Revisited” trip happen.

 

$80 Member                    

$95 Non Members        

$70 Patron Member                    

 

 

LLI, P. O. Box 51849, Punta Gorda FL 33951

www.lifelonglearning-charlotte.org

charlotte.lli@fsw.edu

941-637-3533