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May 2014
$10

Spring Stamping Cards

May 4, 2014 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive
Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Learn the steps for creating unique greeting cards. Presenters will teach beginning stamping skills and assist with the creation of cards.

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June 2014
$10

Art in the Garden

June 11, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 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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July 2014
$10

Herbs and the 5 Senses

July 9, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 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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August 2014
$10

Garden Zoo

August 13, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 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
$20

Making a Bottle Gourd Birdhouse

September 27, 2014 @ 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 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
$20

Creating Holiday Cards

November 22, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 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 Type Families: FBBG members $20Families: Non-members $25Individuals: FBBG members $10Individuals: Non-members $12

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February 2015
$20

Wisconsin’s Carnivorous Plants

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 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 Department Refreshments will be provided. Select Membership Type Families: 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.…

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$20

Exploring Winter Birds – Boerner Arboretum Walk

February 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 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 Type Families: 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,…

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March 2015
$20

Creating Recycled Bumblebee Houses

March 21 @ 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 bumble bee house using recycled materials that you can find around your own home.  All materials will be provided. Select Membership Type Families: 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…

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April 2015

Art with a Purpose Contest

April 25
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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