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University of Wyoming Calendar for June 20-26

June 16, 2016
bee on a flower
Bumblebees and other pollinators will be discussed during a series of Pollinator Week talks June 21-24 at the UW Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center. (UW Biodiversity Institute)

These are among the activities scheduled June 20-26 at the University of Wyoming:

Monday, June 20, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. -- The UW Art Museum will host its annual summer solstice celebration. Free.

Tuesday, June 21, 10 a.m.-noon -- A pollinator garden will be installed in front of the train at Laramie’s Depot Park. Pollinator Week hands-on activities for children and adults also will take place at Depot Park. Free.

Tuesday, June 21, 5:30 p.m. -- The UW Biodiversity Institute’s Pollinator Outdoor Lecture Series presents “Laramie’s Butterflies” on the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center deck. Free.

Wednesday, June 22, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. -- Dyrty Byrds, a Denver-based Americana rock band, will perform for the UW Summer Programs concert series on Simpson Plaza. Free.

Wednesday, June 22, 5:30 p.m. -- The UW Biodiversity Institute’s Pollinator Outdoor Lecture Series presents “Laramie’s Bees” on the Berry Center deck. Free.

Thursday, June 23, 10 a.m. -- A pollinator garden will be installed on the Laramie Greenbelt, south of the interstate.

Thursday, June 23, 5:30 p.m. -- The UW Biodiversity Institute’s Pollinator Outdoor Lecture Series presents “Laramie’s Hummingbirds” on the Berry Center deck. Free.

Friday, June 24, 5:30 p.m. -- The UW Biodiversity Institute’s Pollinator Outdoor Lecture Series presents “Gardening for Pollinators” on the Berry Center deck. Free.

Friday, June 24, 8 p.m. -- Planetarium show, “Dwarf Planets.” A STAR Observatory tour follows at 9 p.m. Tickets cost $3 for students and $4 for non-students, Physical Sciences Building basement. Advance tickets are available in Room 204 of the Physical Sciences Building.

Friday, June 24, 9 p.m. -- “Wings of Life,” a Disneynature film about pollinators, will be shown on the lawn south of the UW Williams Conservatory. Free.

Saturday, June 25 -- Artist and biologist Brandon Ballengée’s temporary public artwork, “Love Motel for Insects: Laramie Railroad Depot Variation and Pollinator Garden,” will be on view through Sept. 17 at Depot Park.

Saturday, June 25, 9 a.m.-noon -- The UW Biodiversity Institute and the High Plains Seed Library will host “Attracting and Identifying Pollinators in Your Yard” workshop at the Albany County Public Library. Free.

Saturday, June 25, 1-4 p.m. -- “Creepy Crawler Day” will be celebrated with various educational stations on the lawn south of the UW Williams Conservatory. Free.

Dinosaur skeletons, ancient mammal fossils and other exhibits are on display in the UW Geological Museum, open Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.

The UW Department of Botany’s Williams Conservatory is open to the public Mondays through Fridays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free.


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