Tag: Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park

Tourism Attraction Board staff honoured

Tourism Attraction Board staff honoured

| 11/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Two Tourism Attraction Board (TAB) employees were recently recognised for their long service at the Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) Stingray Tourism Awards. Stacy Hurlston and James “Hal” Miller, tour guides at the Pedro St James National Historic Site and Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park, respectively, were both honoured with a Diamond […]

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It’s blooming time for Cayman’s national flower

It’s blooming time for Cayman’s national flower

| 06/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The wild banana orchid, Cayman’s national flower, is now in bloom but if you don’t make it out to the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park within a month or so, the display will be over for another year. The orchid is endemic – found only in the Cayman Islands – and originates […]

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Prince Charles opens schoolhouse in Botanic Park

Prince Charles opens schoolhouse in Botanic Park

| 07/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): During the recent royal visit to the Cayman Islands, on 28 March Prince Charles officially opened the education centre in the planned Children’s Garden at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanical Park. A partnership between local Rotary clubs and the park, the now officially named Rotary Schoolhouse is the first stage of the […]

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Fun day at Botanic Park continues to grow

Fun day at Botanic Park continues to grow

| 29/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Garden Club of Grand Cayman and the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park hosted their fifth annual Family Fun Day at the Park, on Sunday, 20 January with more than 1,000 visitors coming out for the event whose aim is to encourage residents to experience all that is offered at the national […]

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Garden Club holding fun day at Botanic Park

Garden Club holding fun day at Botanic Park

| 07/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Garden Club of Grand Cayman is holding its annual Family Fun Day at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park on Sunday, 20 January, from 10am to 3pm. The club organises the event to encourage residents to learn about and visit the park.

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Work begins on Children’s Garden

Work begins on Children’s Garden

| 13/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life) UPDATED: Work has begun on the Rotary Education Centre which is part of the Children’s Garden, the newest attraction planned at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park, with the project aided by a new cash injection approved by Cabinet. The centre will take about 12 weeks to build and is the first […]

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Donation helps Children’s Garden grow

Donation helps Children’s Garden grow

| 14/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The planned Children’s Garden in the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park has been given a boost with a recent grant of almost US$20,000 from the Clarke “One (%) For Tomorrow” Next Gen Award, an international programme that supports non-profits whose efforts preserve the environment.

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Fun day at Botanic Park attracts record crowds

Fun day at Botanic Park attracts record crowds

| 28/01/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park and The Garden Club of Grand Cayman hosted their biggest Family Fun Day, on Sunday, 21 January, with almost 1,000 visitors coming out to the park for the annual event which featured crafts, nature, food, music and outdoor fun. John Lawrus, general manager of the Botanic […]

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Children’s Garden prepares to bloom after groundbreaking

Children’s Garden prepares to bloom after groundbreaking

| 18/08/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The ground was officially broken for the Children’s Garden at Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park on Wednesday, 16 August, with completion of the attraction expected some time next year. The garden will include a “grow zone”, where every school will have a small section to grow plants, a play area and a […]

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Botanic Park celebrates mangoes

Botanic Park celebrates mangoes

| 10/07/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park held its first annual mango fair on Saturday, 1 July, aimed at expanding the existing yearly tree sale to create a new family-oriented community event. The day was a celebration of mango season, community spirit and the various products that can be made from that fruit.

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