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December 2014
$10 members/$15 non-members

Make a Holiday Swag

December 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Express your creativity by making a holiday swag to decorate your home for the holidays using fresh greens. Evergreen boughs and a select amount of ornaments will be provided. Please bring four feet of ribbon and your own pruners and garden gloves (if desired).  Select Membership Type: Members $10Non-Members $15 Pre-registration is recommended .  Classes will be cancelled if attendance is below 10 registered attendees.   Any classes cancelled will result in a credit to be used for another class, membership or…

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10 members, $15 non-members

Make a Holiday Heirloom with Recycled Glass

December 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Make a holiday heirloom using recycled glass dishes, plates, bowls and teacups. Repurpose your old glassware into beautiful and whimsical holiday art. Bring along your holiday themed/colored plates, dishes, and teacups of different sizes and shapes and learn how to create your very own holiday heirloom! Decorate your home with your creation or give it away as the perfect holiday gift! No matter what, you won’t regret learning how to make your own heirloom! For more information, or to sign up for this…

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March 2015
$10 members/$15 non-members

Who Tends the Forest? With Bryce Ruddock and Dan Halsey of Integrated Forest Gardening

March 14, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Permaculture is the conscious design of landscapes that follow patterns and relationships found in nature, while providing abundant food, fiber, fuel, and shelter for local needs. One of the essential processes in that design process is the creation of perennial plant polycultures or guilds, food forests, and mixed plant and animal communities.  Integrated Forest Gardening is a guide to do just that. Select Membership Type: Members $10Non-Members $15 Pre-registration is recommended .  Classes will be cancelled if attendance is below…

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$132 for eleven-week session

Yoga at the Gardens

March 18, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Discover the benefits of Raja Yoga as you learn to harmonize the body, breath and mind in this meditative style from an ancient Himalayan tradition. You’ll be introduced to principles for guiding the mind in daily life, limbering and strengthening poses for the body, restorative breathing practices along with meditation to deepen your sense of inner peace. No experience is needed for this class.  Classes are led by Lata Massa of the Himalayan Yoga & Meditation Center.  Dress comfortably, bring…

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$132 for eleven-week session

Yoga at the Gardens

March 25, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week until May 27, 2015
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Discover the benefits of Raja Yoga as you learn to harmonize the body, breath and mind in this meditative style from an ancient Himalayan tradition. You’ll be introduced to principles for guiding the mind in daily life, limbering and strengthening poses for the body, restorative breathing practices along with meditation to deepen your sense of inner peace. No experience is needed for this class.  Classes are led by Lata Massa of the Himalayan Yoga & Meditation Center.   Dress comfortably, bring…

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$10 members/$15 non-members

Micro Brews & Local Food Delights

March 26, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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- Learn the steps for brewing beer and of using locally grown ingredients – Enjoy samples of micro-brewed beers – Taste amazing entrees courtesy of the Odd Duck restaurant – Discover the variety of vegetables available in each of southeast Wisconsin’s four seasons- Learn how to eat locally year ‘round Select Membership Type: Members $10Non-Members $15 Pre-registration is recommended . Classes will be cancelled if attendance is below 10 registered attendees. Any classes cancelled will result in a credit to…

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April 2015

Art with a Purpose Contest

April 25, 2015
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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HELP KEEP OUR MILWAUKEE COUNTY PARKS CLEAN Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens’ Recycled Art “WITH A PURPOSE” Contest  Help us encourage friends, family and neighbors to recycle! Your participation in the Recycled Art Contest will show off not only the many recyclable materials around us, but will also highlight how creativity can reduce the amount of waste sent to the landfill. Recycling is great; reducing and reusing are even better. We look forward to seeing the results of your craftiness! We’re…

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