Wednesday, July 14, 2010

The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center honors founder on July 25th

Lady Bird Johnson Tribute Day on Sunday, July 25, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

We invite you to honor our founder, Lady Bird Johnson, at our free admission day Sunday, July 25, during extended hours from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lady Bird Johnson Tribute Day features a sculpture-in-progress of Mrs. Johnson, storytelling for children, a pottery demonstration, a remarkable display of Mrs. Johnson's memorabilia, book signings and more. The first 200 visitors will receive a free packet of wildflower seeds. Children can also make their own seed packets from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This day remembers July 26,1968, when President Lyndon B. Johnson presented his first lady with 50 pens used to sign environmental legislation that she inspired.