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Programs for Adults

Wednesday, May 3
  
Yoga: Moondance
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.

Thursday, May 4
  
Tai Chi: Bring In Sweet Aroma
Often described as meditation in motion, tai chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements. Learn this ancient exercise form, designed to increase flexibility and balance, while cultivating mental focus and physical strength. Instructed by Chris Cady-Jones

Saturday, May 6
  
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.”

Tuesday, May 9
  
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, May 9
  
Canvas and Chocolates: Painting Workshop with Canvas and Cabernet
These casual painting courses help to develop your artistic skills and further your understanding of art. Paint your own interpretation of springtime at the garden and enjoy using Lauritzen Gardens as your studio.

Saturday, May 13
  
Photography Workshop | Level 1
- SOLD OUT - 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, May 13 2017
  
Nature Experience: Warbler Walk
THIS NATURE EXPERIENCE IS FULL. In celebration of Nebraska Migratory Bird Month in May, director of conservation Jim Locklear will lead a walking tour of Lauritzen Gardens that will highlight the natural history of the warbler.

Saturday, May 13
  
Botanical Design Workshop: Expressions of Motherly Love
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops. Instructed by Sasha White.

Saturday, May 13
  
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.

Monday, May 15
  
Botanical Design Workshop: Pavé, From France with Love
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops. Instructed by Kevin Smith.

Tuesday, May 16
  
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, May 20
  
Botanical Design Workshop: Inspirations of Old and New
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops.

Saturday, May 20
  
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.”

Tuesday, May 23
  
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, May 30
  
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 1
  
Tai Chi: Grounding Series
Often described as meditation in motion, tai chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements. Learn this ancient exercise form, designed to increase flexibility and balance, while cultivating mental focus and physical strength. Instructed by Chris Cady-Jones.

Saturday, June 3, 2017
  
Nature Experience: Pollination Ramble
In honor of Nebraska Wildflower Week, explore the amazing interactions between plants and the butterflies and bees that serve as their pollinators.

Tuesday, June 6
  
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 7
  
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 10
  
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, June 10
  
Photography Workshop | Level 2
- SOLD OUT - 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, June 10
  
Botanical Design Workshop: Bright, Bold and Brash Summertime Creations!
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops.

Saturday, June 10
  
Crafty Creations: Reverse Painting on a Window Pane
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.”

Tuesday, June 13
  
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.

Monday, June 19
  
Botanical Design Workshop: Vertical, Encased in Glass
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops. Instructed by Kevin Smith.

Tuesday, June 20
  
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, June 24
  
Botanical Design Workshop: Dynamic Tones in Tropicals
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops. Instructed by Sasha White.

Saturday, June 24
  
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.”

Tuesday, June 27
  
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, July 1
  
Botanical Design Workshop: Patriotic Petals in Red, White and Blue
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops. Instructed by Sasha White.

Tuesday, July 4
  
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 5
  
Yoga: Freedom 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.

Thursday, July 6
  
Tai Chi: Breathe and Flow
Often described as meditation in motion, tai chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements. Learn this ancient exercise form, designed to increase flexibility and balance, while cultivating mental focus and physical strength. Instructed by Chris Cady-Jones.

Saturday, July 8
  
Crafty Creations: Mosaic Color on 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.”

Tuesday, July 11
  
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.

Monday, July 17
  
Botanical Design Workshop: The Heat of Summer
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops. Instructed by Kevin Smith.

Tuesday, July 18
  
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, July 25
  
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, July 29
  
Botanical Design Workshop: A Splash of Summer Fun!
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops. Instructed by Sasha White.

Tuesday, August 1
  
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 2
  
Yoga: Affirmation and Intention
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.

Thursday, August 3
  
Tai Chi: Enjoy the Balance
Often described as meditation in motion, tai chi promotes serenity through gentle, flowing movements. Learn this ancient exercise form, designed to increase flexibility and balance, while cultivating mental focus and physical strength. Instructed by Chris Cady-Jones.

Saturday, August 5
  
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.”

Tuesday, August 8
  
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, August 15
  
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.

Monday, August 21
  
Botanical Design Workshop: Autumn Surprise
Gain the skills to create an elegant arrangement and help your inner designer bloom at these monthly workshops. Instructed by Kevin Smith.

Tuesday, August 22
  
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, August 29
  
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 5
  
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 6
  
Yoga: Rest and Restore
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, September 12
  
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 19
  
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 26
  
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, October 3
  
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, October 4
  
Yoga: Let Go 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.

Tuesday, October 10
  
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, October 17
  
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, October 24
  
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, October 31
  
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
  
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.

Wednesday, December 6
  
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.
Botanical Design Workshops
Expressions in Art Workshops
Gardening, Horticulture, and Nature Classes
Health and Wellness Activities
Bus Tours
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