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Wednesday, May 23 at 6 p.m.
  
Tai Chi
Just a few of the many benefits of tai chi include improved balance, decreased pain, better sleep and lower blood pressure. The movements are slow and conducted in a continuous, circular and flowing motion while either standing or seated. Instructed by Julie Wolter Jenowe.

Thursday, May 24, 2018
  
Hatha Yoga: Grounding Spring
Ashley Stevens teaches in the tradition of Hatha Yoga, which changes with the seasons. Each practice will begin with breath practice, followed by a seasonal asana (posture) flow, and a guided relaxation. This is a gentle practice with variations for all levels.

Saturday, May 26 at 10 a.m.
  
Botanical Design: A Changing of Seasons
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops. Instructed by Sasha White. Registration has closed for this workshop.

Tuesday, May 29 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Walking Club
On Tuesday mornings from April to October, join us at 8:30 a.m. for a scenic walk through the garden. With miles of trails, you can reduce stress and strengthen your body while enjoying the friendship of other members.

Friday, June 1 at 7 p.m.
  
Conservation Discovery Garden Twilight Tour
Celebrate Nebraska Wildflower Week with a twilight tour of the conservation discovery garden. Cost is free for members and $10 for non-members.

Monday, June 4 at 6 p.m.
  
Watercolor in the Gardens | Session One
THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL. Stop and paint the roses in this class that will teach the watercolor basics. Through instruction from Cody Wheelock, participants will combine practice in the studio and plein air experiences within the picturesque settings of Lauritzen Gardens.

Tuesday, June 5 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Walking Club
On Tuesday mornings from April to October, join us at 8:30 a.m. for a scenic walk through the garden. With miles of trails, you can reduce stress and strengthen your body while enjoying the friendship of other members.

Wednesday, June 6 at Noon
  
Lunchtime Yoga at the Garden
Enjoy a midday session of yoga with Ashley Stevens amidst the beauty and peace of the garden. Stretch your body and relax your mind in this gentle, all levels practice that will leave participants refreshed, nourished and ready for the rest of the day. Sessions will be held outdoors in the festival garden unless weather prohibits.

Wednesday, June 6 at 6 p.m.
  
Yoga: Salute the Sun
There is no better way to unwind at the end of a long day than through yoga practice and guided relaxation. Beautiful indoor and outdoor garden settings inspire participants to connect with nature and themselves. Ideal for beginners and beyond. Instructed by Suzanne Wright.

Saturday, June 9 at 9 a.m.
  
Photography Workshop | Level 1
THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL- Advance beyond using the automatic settings on your digital SLR camera to learn why and when to use the variations of aperture, shutter speed and lighting. This two-hour class is for beginner and intermediate amateur photographers. Instructed by Will Fields.

Saturday, June 9 at 10 a.m.
  
Botanical Design: Bright, Bold, and Beautiful
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops. Instructed by Sasha White.

Saturday, June 9 at noon
  
Art with Amanda: Wooden Door Hanger
Make your own lovely wine glass door hanger full of summertime fun to spruce up your porch or to give as a gift. No artistic or painting experience is required to participate.

Saturday, June 9 at 1 p.m.
  
Photography Workshop | Level 2
The instructor will provide clear instruction, guidance, and feedback throughout four field exercises, as participants begin to develop their own style within photography. Designed for upper level beginner to intermediate photographers. Instructed by Will Fields.

Sunday, June 10 at 11 a.m.
  
Rose Day Tour of Robert H. Storz Rose Garden
Join senior gardener Buffie Elder on a tour of the Robert H. Storz Rose Garden and learn about different types of roses, what care they need and what works well here in Omaha. Cost is free for members and $10 for non-members.

Monday, June 11 at 6 p.m.
  
Watercolor in the Gardens | Session Two
THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL. Stop and paint the roses in this class that will teach the watercolor basics. Through instruction from Cody Wheelock, participants will combine practice in the studio and plein air experiences within the picturesque settings of Lauritzen Gardens.

Monday, June 11 at 6 p.m.
  
Bee-Smart: Building Bee Habitats
Tony Sandoval of Bee Smart Education will teach you all about bees. Each class covers basic identification, specific habitat information, and fun "trivia" about particular bees.

Monday, June 11 at 7 p.m.
  
Conservation Discovery Garden Twilight Tour
Celebrate Nebraska Wildflower Week with a twilight tour of the conservation discovery garden. Cost is free for members and $10 for non-members.

Tuesday, June 12 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Walking Club
On Tuesday mornings from April to October, join us at 8:30 a.m. for a scenic walk through the garden. With miles of trails, you can reduce stress and strengthen your body while enjoying the friendship of other members.

Wednesday, June 13 at Noon
  
Lunchtime Yoga in the Garden
Enjoy a midday session of yoga with Ashley Stevens amidst the beauty and peace of the garden. Stretch your body and relax your mind in this gentle, all levels practice that will leave participants refreshed, nourished and ready for the rest of the day. Sessions will be held outdoors in the festival garden unless weather prohibits.

Wednesday, June 13 at 1:30 p.m.
  
Butterflies
Garden volunteers, Master Gardeners, and butterfly lovers Joanne Langabee and Holly Hofreiter were featured on a 2017 episode of NET's Nebraska Stories featuring Lauritzen Gardens. Come hear about their butterfly identification project at the garden and how to attract butterflies to your garden. Cost is free for members and $10 for non-members.

Wednesday, June 13 at 7 p.m.
  
Evening/Nighttime Photography Workshop
Come learn and expand your knowledge of evening/nighttime photography in the beautiful urban oasis that is Lauritzen Gardens. This after hours exploration will be led and coached by instructor Will Fields. Completion of Photography Level 2 or review of existing work is required. Participants must bring their own camera.

Thursday, June 14 at 6 p.m.
  
Yoga: Yoga for the Gardener
There is no better way to unwind at the end of a long day than through yoga practice and guided relaxation. Beautiful indoor and outdoor garden settings inspire participants to connect with nature and themselves. Ideal for beginners and beyond. Instructed by Julie Mckeone.

Thursday, June 14 at 6 p.m.
  
Tai Chi: Create Balance

Monday, June 18 at 6 p.m.
  
Watercolor in the Gardens | Session Three
THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL. Stop and paint the roses in this class that will teach the watercolor basics. Through instruction from Cody Wheelock, participants will combine practice in the studio and plein air experiences within the picturesque settings of Lauritzen Gardens.

Monday, June 18 at 6:30 p.m.
  
Botanical Design Workshop: Glamorous Green Glories
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops. Instructed by Kevin Smith.

Tuesday, June 19 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Walking Club
On Tuesday mornings from April to October, join us at 8:30 a.m. for a scenic walk through the garden. With miles of trails, you can reduce stress and strengthen your body while enjoying the friendship of other members.

Thursday, June 21 at 6 p.m.
  
Hatha Yoga: Grounding Spring
Julie Mckeone teaches in the tradition of Hatha Yoga, which changes with the seasons. Each practice will begin with breath practice, followed by a seasonal asana (posture) flow, and a guided relaxation. This is a gentle practice with variations for all levels.

Saturday, June 23 at 10 a.m.
  
Botanical Design: Sunshine on My Mind
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops. Instructed by Sasha White

Monday, June 25 at 6 p.m.
  
Watercolor in the Gardens | Session Four
THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL. Stop and paint the roses in this class that will teach the watercolor basics. Through instruction from Cody Wheelock, participants will combine practice in the studio and plein air experiences within the picturesque settings of Lauritzen Gardens.

Tuesday, June 26 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Walking Club
On Tuesday mornings from April to October, join us at 8:30 a.m. for a scenic walk through the garden. With miles of trails, you can reduce stress and strengthen your body while enjoying the friendship of other members.

Wednesday, June 27 at Noon
  
Lunchtime Yoga in the Garden
Enjoy a midday session of yoga with Ashley Stevens amidst the beauty and peace of the garden. Stretch your body and relax your mind in this gentle, all levels practice that will leave participants refreshed, nourished and ready for the rest of the day. Sessions will be held outdoors in the festival garden unless weather prohibits.

Wednesday, June 27 at 6 p.m.
  
Tai Chi
Just a few of the many benefits of tai chi include improved balance, decreased pain, better sleep and lower blood pressure. The movements are slow and conducted in a continuous, circular and flowing motion while either standing or seated. Instructed by Julie Wolter Jenowe

Thursday, June 28 at 6 p.m.
  
Hatha Yoga: Cooling Summer
Julie Mckeone teaches in the tradition of Hatha Yoga, which changes with the seasons. Each practice will begin with breath practice, followed by a seasonal asana (posture) flow, and a guided relaxation. This is a gentle practice with variations for all levels.

Saturday, June 30 at 11 a.m.
  
Herb Garden Guided Tour
Join the Omaha Herb Society for a guided tour of the herb garden. Learn more about the culinary, medicinal, and fabric-dyeing herbs displayed in this unique garden. Cost is free for members and $10 for non-members.

Tuesday, July 3 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Walking Club
On Tuesday mornings from April to October, join us at 8:30 a.m. for a scenic walk through the garden. With miles of trails, you can reduce stress and strengthen your body while enjoying the friendship of other members.

Wednesday, July 4 at Noon
  
Lunchtime Yoga in the Garden
Enjoy a midday session of yoga with Ashley Stevens amidst the beauty and peace of the garden. Stretch your body and relax your mind in this gentle, all levels practice that will leave participants refreshed, nourished and ready for the rest of the day. Sessions will be held outdoors in the festival garden unless weather prohibits.

Thursday, July 5 at 6 p.m.
  
Yoga: Cooling Flow
There is no better way to unwind at the end of a long day than through yoga practice and guided relaxation. Beautiful indoor and outdoor garden settings inspire participants to connect with nature and themselves. Ideal for beginners and beyond. Instructed by Suzanne Wright.

Saturday, July 7 at 9 a.m.
  
Photography Workshop | Level 1
Advance beyond using the automatic settings on your digital SLR camera to learn why and when to use the variations of aperture, shutter speed and lighting. This two-hour class is for beginner and intermediate amateur photographers. Instructed by Will Fields.

Saturday, July 7 at 10 a.m.
  
Botanical Design: Patriotic Passion
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops. Instructed by Sasha White.

Saturday, July 7 at 1 p.m.
  
Photography Workshop | Level 2
The instructor will provide clear instruction, guidance, and feedback throughout four field exercises, as participants begin to develop their own style within photography. Designed for upper level beginner to intermediate photographers. Instructed by Will Fields.

Saturday, July 7 at 3 p.m.
  
Photography Workshop | Level 3
Instructor Will Fields will instruct and guide participants through four field exercises designed to cause students to think more about composition before taking photos. Field exercises are followed up with constructive feedback. Designed for advanced amateur photographers.

Monday, July 9 at 6 p.m.
  
Bee-Smart: Bumblebees
Tony Sandoval of Bee Smart Education will teach you all about bees. Each class covers basic identification, specific habitat information, and fun "trivia" about particular bees.

Tuesday, July 10 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Walking Club
On Tuesday mornings from April to October, join us at 8:30 a.m. for a scenic walk through the garden. With miles of trails, you can reduce stress and strengthen your body while enjoying the friendship of other members.

Wednesday, July 11 at Noon
  
Lunchtime Yoga in the Garden
Enjoy a midday session of yoga with Ashley Stevens amidst the beauty and peace of the garden. Stretch your body and relax your mind in this gentle, all levels practice that will leave participants refreshed, nourished and ready for the rest of the day. Sessions will be held outdoors in the festival garden unless weather prohibits.

Wednesday, July 11 at 6 p.m.
  
Tai Chi
There is no better way to unwind at the end of a long day than through yoga practice and guided relaxation. Beautiful indoor and outdoor garden settings inspire participants to connect with nature and themselves. Ideal for beginners and beyond. Instructed by Julie Mckeone.

Wednesday, July 11 at 7 p.m.
  
Evening/Nighttime Photography Workshop
Come learn and expand your knowledge of evening/nighttime photography in the beautiful urban oasis that is Lauritzen Gardens. This after hours exploration will be led and coached by instructor Will Fields. Completion of Photography Level 2 or review of existing work is required. Participants must bring their own camera.

Thursday, July 12 at 6 p.m.
  
Hatha Yoga: Cooling Summer
Julie Mckeone teaches in the tradition of Hatha Yoga, which changes with the seasons. Each practice will begin with breath practice, followed by a seasonal asana (posture) flow, and a guided relaxation. This is a gentle practice with variations for all levels.

Monday, July 16 at 6:30 p.m.
  
Botanical Design Workshop: Red, Blue and You
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops. Instructed by Kevin Smith.

Tuesday, July 17 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Walking Club
On Tuesday mornings from April to October, join us at 8:30 a.m. for a scenic walk through the garden. With miles of trails, you can reduce stress and strengthen your body while enjoying the friendship of other members.

Wednesday, July 18 at Noon
  
Lunchtime Yoga in the Garden
Enjoy a midday session of yoga with Ashley Stevens amidst the beauty and peace of the garden. Stretch your body and relax your mind in this gentle, all levels practice that will leave participants refreshed, nourished and ready for the rest of the day. Sessions will be held outdoors in the festival garden unless weather prohibits.

Wednesday, July 18 at 1:30 p.m.
  
Bees
Join Courtney Brummell to learn all about the importance of sustaining and growing the bee population, about the different species of bees, and what to grow in the garden to attract them. Cost is free for members and $10 for non-members.

Thursday, July 19 at 6 p.m.
  
Hatha Yoga: Cooling Summer
Julie Mckeone teaches in the tradition of Hatha Yoga, which changes with the seasons. Each practice will begin with breath practice, followed by a seasonal asana (posture) flow, and a guided relaxation. This is a gentle practice with variations for all levels.

Tuesday, July 24 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Walking Club
On Tuesday mornings from April to October, join us at 8:30 a.m. for a scenic walk through the garden. With miles of trails, you can reduce stress and strengthen your body while enjoying the friendship of other members.

Wednesday, July 25 at Noon
  
Lunchtime Yoga in the Garden
Enjoy a midday session of yoga with Ashley Stevens amidst the beauty and peace of the garden. Stretch your body and relax your mind in this gentle, all levels practice that will leave participants refreshed, nourished and ready for the rest of the day. Sessions will be held outdoors in the festival garden unless weather prohibits.

Wednesday, July 25 at 6 p.m.
  
Tai Chi
There is no better way to unwind at the end of a long day than through yoga practice and guided relaxation. Beautiful indoor and outdoor garden settings inspire participants to connect with nature and themselves. Ideal for beginners and beyond. Instructed by Julie Mckeone.

Thursday, July 26 at 6 p.m.
  
Hatha Yoga: Cooling Summer
Julie Mckeone teaches in the tradition of Hatha Yoga, which changes with the seasons. Each practice will begin with breath practice, followed by a seasonal asana (posture) flow, and a guided relaxation. This is a gentle practice with variations for all levels

Saturday, July 28 at 10 a.m.
  
Botanical Design: A Day in the Tropics
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops. Instructed by Sasha White.

Sunday, July 29 at 11 a.m.
  
Hosta Collection Guided Tour
Take a break from the heat and let the Omaha Shady Choice Hosta Society guide you on a tour of our extensive hosta collection. Cost is free for members, and $10 for non-members.

Tuesday, July 31 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Walking Club
On Tuesday mornings from April to October, join us at 8:30 a.m. for a scenic walk through the garden. With miles of trails, you can reduce stress and strengthen your body while enjoying the friendship of other members.

Thursday, August 2 at 6 p.m.
  
Yoga: Breath Exploration
There is no better way to unwind at the end of a long day than through yoga practice and guided relaxation. Beautiful indoor and outdoor garden settings inspire participants to connect with nature and themselves. Ideal for beginners and beyond. Instructed by Suzanne Wright.

Saturday, August 4 at 9 a.m.
  
Photography Workshop | Level 1
Advance beyond using the automatic settings on your digital SLR camera to learn why and when to use the variations of aperture, shutter speed and lighting. This two-hour class is for beginner and intermediate amateur photographers. Instructed by Will Fields.

Saturday, August 4 at noon
  
Canvas and Chocolates: Garden in the Glen
Capture the beauty of Lauritzen Gardens on your own canvas, while savoring deliciously themed chocolates. The subject and backdrop for this relaxed, casual session is the beautiful foliage and cool stream of the Garden in the Glen.

Saturday, August 4 at 1 p.m.
  
Photography Workshop | Level 2
The instructor will provide clear instruction, guidance, and feedback throughout four field exercises, as participants begin to develop their own style within photography. Designed for upper level beginner to intermediate photographers. Instructed by Will Fields.

Saturday, August 4 at 3 p.m.
  
Photography Workshop | Level 3
Instructor Will Fields will instruct and guide participants through four field exercises designed to cause students to think more about composition before taking photos. Field exercises are followed up with constructive feedback. Designed for advanced amateur photographers.

Tuesday, August 7 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Walking Club
On Tuesday mornings from April to October, join us at 8:30 a.m. for a scenic walk through the garden. With miles of trails, you can reduce stress and strengthen your body while enjoying the friendship of other members.

Wednesday, August 8 at 7 p.m.
  
Evening/Nighttime Photography Workshop
Come learn and expand your knowledge of evening/nighttime photography in the beautiful urban oasis that is Lauritzen Gardens. This after hours exploration will be led and coached by instructor Will Fields. Completion of Photography Level 2 or review of existing work is required. Participants must bring their own camera.

Thursday, August 9 at 6 p.m.
  
Hatha Yoga: Cooling Summer
Julie Mckeone teaches in the tradition of Hatha Yoga, which changes with the seasons. Each practice will begin with breath practice, followed by a seasonal asana (posture) flow, and a guided relaxation. This is a gentle practice with variations for all levels

Monday, August 13 at 6 p.m.
  
Bee-Smart: Mason Bees
Tony Sandoval of Bee Smart Education will teach you all about bees. Each class covers basic identification, specific habitat information, and fun "trivia" about particular bees.

Tuesday, August 14 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Walking Club
On Tuesday mornings from April to October, join us at 8:30 a.m. for a scenic walk through the garden. With miles of trails, you can reduce stress and strengthen your body while enjoying the friendship of other members.

Wednesday, August 15 at 1:30 p.m.
  
Spring Lake and Rain Gardens
John Royster holds a Master in Landscape Architecture and will speak about his firm, Big Muddy Workshop's work on the Spring Lake Project, including its rain garden design. Cost is free for members and $10 for non-members.

Thursday, August 16 at 6 p.m.
  
Hatha Yoga: Cooling Summer
Julie Mckeone teaches in the tradition of Hatha Yoga, which changes with the seasons. Each practice will begin with breath practice, followed by a seasonal asana (posture) flow, and a guided relaxation. This is a gentle practice with variations for all levels

Saturday, August 18 at 10 a.m.
  
Botanical Design: Beach Blues
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops. Instructed by Sasha White

Monday, August 20 at 6:30 p.m.
  
Botanical Design: Back to School, Simple and Sweet
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops. Instructed by Kevin Smith.

Tuesday, August 21 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Walking Club
On Tuesday mornings from April to October, join us at 8:30 a.m. for a scenic walk through the garden. With miles of trails, you can reduce stress and strengthen your body while enjoying the friendship of other members.

Thursday, August 23 at 6 p.m.
  
Hatha Yoga: Cooling Summer
Julie Mckeone teaches in the tradition of Hatha Yoga, which changes with the seasons. Each practice will begin with breath practice, followed by a seasonal asana (posture) flow, and a guided relaxation. This is a gentle practice with variations for all levels.

Saturday, August 25 at 10 a.m.
  
Botanical Design: Glad for Glads
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops. Instructed by Sasha White

Tuesday, August 28 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Walking Club
On Tuesday mornings from April to October, join us at 8:30 a.m. for a scenic walk through the garden. With miles of trails, you can reduce stress and strengthen your body while enjoying the friendship of other members.

Thursday, August 30 at 6 p.m.
  
Hatha Yoga: Cooling Summer
Julie Mckeone teaches in the tradition of Hatha Yoga, which changes with the seasons. Each practice will begin with breath practice, followed by a seasonal asana (posture) flow, and a guided relaxation. This is a gentle practice with variations for all levels.

Tuesday, September 4 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Walking Club
On Tuesday mornings from April to October, join us at 8:30 a.m. for a scenic walk through the garden. With miles of trails, you can reduce stress and strengthen your body while enjoying the friendship of other members.

Thursday, September 6 at 6 p.m.
  
Yoga: Grounding and rooting
There is no better way to unwind at the end of a long day than through yoga practice and guided relaxation. Beautiful indoor and outdoor garden settings inspire participants to connect with nature and themselves. Ideal for beginners and beyond. Instructed by Suzanne Wright.

Monday, September 10 at 6 p.m.
  
Bee-Smart: Leafcutter Bees
Tony Sandoval of Bee Smart Education will teach you all about bees. Each class covers basic identification, specific habitat information, and fun "trivia" about particular bees.

Tuesday, September 11 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Walking Club
On Tuesday mornings from April to October, join us at 8:30 a.m. for a scenic walk through the garden. With miles of trails, you can reduce stress and strengthen your body while enjoying the friendship of other members.

Wednesday, September 12 at 1:30 p.m.
  
Integrated Pest Management and Organic Gardening
Scott Evans, MS in Agriculture from UNL and Horticulture Program Coordinator for the Douglas/Sarpy County UNL Extension will discuss integrated pest management programs and organic gardening. Cost is free for members and $10 for non-members.

Thursday, September 13 at 6 p.m.
  
Hatha Yoga: Cooling Summer
Julie Mckeone teaches in the tradition of Hatha Yoga, which changes with the seasons. Each practice will begin with breath practice, followed by a seasonal asana (posture) flow, and a guided relaxation. This is a gentle practice with variations for all levels

Saturday, September 15 at 9 a.m.
  
Photography Workshop | Level 1
Advance beyond using the automatic settings on your digital SLR camera to learn why and when to use the variations of aperture, shutter speed and lighting. This two-hour class is for beginner and intermediate amateur photographers. Instructed by Will Fields.

Saturday, September 15 at noon
  
Canvas and Chocolates: Garden Party
Capture the beauty of Lauritzen Gardens on your own canvas, while savoring deliciously themed chocolates. The subject and backdrop for this relaxed, casual session is the colorful Storz Rose Garden.

Saturday, September 15 at 1 p.m.
  
Photography Workshop | Level 2
The instructor will provide clear instruction, guidance, and feedback throughout four field exercises, as participants begin to develop their own style within photography. Designed for upper level beginner to intermediate photographers. Instructed by Will Fields.

Saturday, September 15 at 3 p.m.
  
Photography Workshop | Level 3
Instructor Will Fields will instruct and guide participants through four field exercises designed to cause students to think more about composition before taking photos. Field exercises are followed up with constructive feedback. Designed for advanced amateur photographers.

Tuesday, September 18 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Walking Club
On Tuesday mornings from April to October, join us at 8:30 a.m. for a scenic walk through the garden. With miles of trails, you can reduce stress and strengthen your body while enjoying the friendship of other members.

Tuesday, September 25 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Walking Club
On Tuesday mornings from April to October, join us at 8:30 a.m. for a scenic walk through the garden. With miles of trails, you can reduce stress and strengthen your body while enjoying the friendship of other members.

Wednesday, September 26 at 6 p.m.
  
Painting with Poetry: The Path
Richard Longwith has had a life-long love of art and poetry. In this workshop he will take participants on a journey to discover their own unique talents using acrylic paints to produce art based on the poetry he brings to the class. In this workshop, participants will get an introduction to color mixing and will work on an autumn-inspired painting featuring a couple on a garden path. Pre-registration is required by September 17.

Saturday, September 29 at 12:30 p.m.
  
Basket Weaving with Woven Keepsakes: Autumn Catch-all
Basket weaving is an ancient art form that uses botanical materials to create functional pieces that you can enjoy for years to come. Jeannie Sisson of Woven Keepsakes will conduct this workshop, where "fun and friendships intertwine" and participants will create an autumn catch-all basket. As school goes back in session this is the perfect activity for "a little me time" and to create something useful for organizing the home! All supplies are provided. Pre-registration is required by September 22.

Sunday, September 30 at 2 p.m.
  
Natural Fabric Dyeing: Quebracho Rose
The natural dyes that Ashton Page will introduce you to in this workshop are some of the most versatile and longest used dyes in the world and knowing them is a great asset to any dyer. In this workshop we will be using quebracho roja (Schinopsis balansae) to produce soft, blushy pinks on pieces you can take home. Participants will also use a rust modifier to create a communal tapestry with a botanical themed to be hung at the garden. All supplies are provided. Pre-registration required by September 23.

Tuesday, October 2 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Walking Club
On Tuesday mornings from April to October, join us at 8:30 a.m. for a scenic walk through the garden. With miles of trails, you can reduce stress and strengthen your body while enjoying the friendship of other members.

Thursday, October 4 at 6 p.m.
  
Yoga: Deep Release with Yin
There is no better way to unwind at the end of a long day than through yoga practice and guided relaxation. Beautiful indoor and outdoor garden settings inspire participants to connect with nature and themselves. Ideal for beginners and beyond. Instructed by Suzanne Wright

Tuesday, October 9 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Walking Club
On Tuesday mornings from April to October, join us at 8:30 a.m. for a scenic walk through the garden. With miles of trails, you can reduce stress and strengthen your body while enjoying the friendship of other members.

Thursday, October 11 at 6 p.m.
  
Hatha Yoga: Grounding Fall
Julie Mckeone teaches in the tradition of Hatha Yoga, which changes with the seasons. Each practice will begin with breath practice, followed by a seasonal asana (posture) flow, and a guided relaxation. This is a gentle practice with variations for all levels

Saturday, October 13 at 9 a.m.
  
Photography Workshop | Level 1
Advance beyond using the automatic settings on your digital SLR camera to learn why and when to use the variations of aperture, shutter speed and lighting. This two-hour class is for beginner and intermediate amateur photographers. Instructed by Will Fields.

Saturday, October 13 at 1 p.m.
  
Photography Workshop | Level 2
The instructor will provide clear instruction, guidance, and feedback throughout four field exercises, as participants begin to develop their own style within photography. Designed for upper level beginner to intermediate photographers. Instructed by Will Fields.

Saturday, October 13 at 3 p.m.
  
Photography Workshop | Level 3
Instructor Will Fields will instruct and guide participants through four field exercises designed to cause students to think more about composition before taking photos. Field exercises are followed up with constructive feedback. Designed for advanced amateur photographers.
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