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Programs for Adults

Saturday, October 14 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 14 at 10 a.m.
  
Nature Experience: All About Oaks
Guided by the garden's director of conservation, Jim Locklear, this walking tour will have you winding through the woodland trail as you learn about the ecology of the garden's native oak-hickory forest. Then, journey to other beautiful garden areas to view and learn about even more oak species in the garden's collection.

Saturday, October 14 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 14 at 3:30 p.m.
  
Better Photos With Your Phone
If you love the camera in your phone but want even better results, this is the class for you. With tips and tricks, we'll have you shooting like a pro. Instructed by Will Fields

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

Wednesday, October 18 at 7 p.m.
  
Evening/Nighttime Photography Workshop
- THIS WORKSHOP IS FULL - 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.

Tuesday, October 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.

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

Tuesday, October 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.

Wednesday, November 1 at 6 p.m.
  
Yoga: Gratitude 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, November 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, November 4 at 10 a.m.
  
Botanical Design Workshop: Fall Flora and Fauna
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops. Instructed by Sasha White.

Saturday, November 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, November 4 at 3:30 p.m.
  
Better Photos With Your Phone
If you love the camera in your phone but want even better results, this is the class for you. With tips and tricks, we'll have you shooting like a pro. Instructor: Will Fields

Wednesday, November 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.

Saturday, November 11 at 10 a.m.
  
Crafty Creations: Paper Flowers Abloom
Create a different and colorful garden themed craft in this series of workshops geared towards beginners and intermediate artists. Each workshop will be led by a friendly and talented instructor from “The Potting Shed.”

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

Monday, November 20 at 6:30 p.m.
  
Botanical Design Workshop: The Thankful Bounty
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops. Instructed by Kevin Smith.

Saturday, December 2 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, December 2 at 10 a.m.
  
Botanical Design Workshop: Oh Tannebaum
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops. Instructed by Sasha White.

Saturday, December 2 at 1 p.m.
  
Crafty Creations: Painting Designs on a Wine Glass
Create a different and colorful garden themed craft in this series of workshops geared towards beginners and intermediate artists. Each workshop will be led by a friendly and talented instructor from “The Potting Shed.”

Saturday, December 2 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, December 2 at 3:30 p.m.
  
Better Photos With Your Phone
If you love the camera in your phone but want even better results, this is the class for you. With tips and tricks, we'll have you shooting like a pro. Instructor: Will Fields

Wednesday, December 6 at 6 p.m.
  
Yoga: Ties that Bind
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, December 9 at 6:30 p.m.
  
Botanical Design Workshop: Enchanted Holiday
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops. Instructed by Sasha White.

Wednesday, December 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.

Monday, December 18 at 10 a.m.
  
Botanical Design Workshop: Doubling Up on Your Holiday Treat
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops. Instructed by Kevin Smith.
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