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The Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens host a variety of classes and events year-round at Boerner Botanical Gardens.

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August 2014

$10 – $12


Garden Zoo

August 13, 2014 @ 10:00 am11:00 am

Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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NEW! Stroller Rolls Mom & Me Garden Walk Program Stroller Rolls are a mom and me stroller-based walking program designed for moms with little ones. Each 60-minute program includes a guided walk through the garden with activities and a snack based on a garden theme. Art in the Garden – June 11 Herbs and the 5 Senses – July 9 Garden Zoo – August 13 Pre-Registration is required. Select Membership Type:Members $10Non-Members $12

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September 2014

$10 – $25


Making a Bottle Gourd Birdhouse

September 27, 2014 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Make a gourd birdhouse that will attract a house wren to your garden.All materials will be provided.This class is now full. For our other Family Workshops, please click here.

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November 2014

$10 – $25


Creating Holiday Cards

November 22, 2014 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Create embossed and decorated holiday greeting cards. You’ll take home a set of six note or greeting cards. Great gift idea! Select Membership TypeFamilies: FBBG members $20Families: Non-members $25Individuals: FBBG members $10Individuals: Non-members $12

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February 2015

$10 – $25


Wisconsin’s Carnivorous Plants

February 8, 2015 @ 1:00 pm2:30 pm

Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Carnivorous plants stimulate interest and awe in people of all ages. Come explore interesting world of carnivorous plants with plant expert Teresa Golembiewski of the UW-Whitewater Biology DepartmentRefreshments will be provided. Select Membership TypeFamilies: FBBG members $20Families: Non-members $25Individuals: FBBG members $10Individuals: Non-members $12 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 purchase in our gift shop. Any cash…

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$10 – $25


Exploring Winter Birds – Boerner Arboretum Walk

February 28, 2015 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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– Discover birds that reside in Wisconsin throughout the winter months. – Learn about the plants that help them survive the winter.- Create a winter scene with water colors and colored pencils and Wisconsin bird cut outs Select Membership TypeFamilies: FBBG members $20Families: Non-members $25Individuals: FBBG members $10Individuals: Non-members $12Pre-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 purchase in…

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March 2015

$10 – $25


Creating Recycled Bumblebee Houses

March 21, 2015 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Make a bumble bee house using recycled materials that you can find around your own home.  All materials will be provided. Select Membership TypeFamilies: FBBG members $20Families: Non-members $25Individuals: FBBG members $10Individuals: Non-members $12   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 purchase in our gift shop. Any cash or card credit will be given only if…

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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 CLEANFriends 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 looking for recycled…

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September 2015


Family Fun Workshop: Trace Your Lunch Back to the Soil

September 26, 2015 @ 10:00 am11:30 am

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Cost: $20 members / $25 general public (admission covers up to five people)Did you know that everything we eat, wear, or play with comes from soil! Learn about all the elements that make up our soil. Each family will have the opportunity to make their own applesauce using ingredients that can be traced back to the soil.Refreshments provided. Select Membership Type:General Public $25Members $20    

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October 2015


Boerner by Moonlight

October 23, 2015 @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Cost: $20 members / $25 general public (admissions covers up to 5 people and refreshments will be provided) Select Membership Type: General Public $25 Members $20    

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December 2015


Family Fun Workshop: Recycled Holiday Card Ornaments

December 5, 2015 @ 10:00 am11:30 am

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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$20 members / $25 general public (admission covers up to five people)   Let’s decorate the tree! We’ll show you how to make fun holiday ornaments using recycled greeting cards and other botanical materials! Put those old greeting cards to good use and make a meaningful ornament that you can enjoy every holiday season. All materials will be provided. Participants are encouraged to bring their own old holiday cards to give their ornaments a personal touch!       Select Membership…

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