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The State Botanical Garden of Georgia to host family event celebrating Africa

Athens, Ga. – The State Botanical Garden of Georgia will host Family Day: Celebrating Africa! Nov. 3 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. in the Visitor’s Center/Conservatory, which is located at 2450 South Milledge Avenue in Athens. The event is part of the 25th anniversary celebration of African studies programming at the University of Georgia.

At the family-friendly event, visitors will explore African culture, plants, cuisine and art through African dance demonstrations, music, storytelling and much more.

Family Day: Celebrating Africa! is cosponsored by the State Botanical Gardens of Georgia, UGA African Studies Institute and the Georgia Museum of Art. For more information, call 706/542-6156 or see

About the State Botanical Garden of Georgia
A Public Service and Outreach unit of the University of Georgia, the State Botanical Garden of Georgia provides the public of all ages and UGA faculty, staff and students opportunities for recreation, events, research and learning through its natural areas, display gardens and building spaces.