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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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February 2015

$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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April 2016


Family Workshop: Creating Paper Kites

April 30 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

Friends of 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 family members) Great for all ages! Join our friends from the Gift of Wings Kite Company for a morning of fun as they guide you and your family through the steps of creating your very own paper kite. As you decorate your kite, learn all about what makes kites soar!   Select Membership Type:      General Public $25 Members $20      

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May 2016


Family Workshop: Chinese Brush Painting

May 7 @ 9:00 am12:00 pm

Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Family Rates: $20 members / $25 general public (admission covers up to five family members) Individual Rates: $10 members / $15 general public Discover the connection between Chinese culture and nature! Learn the basics of Chinese brush painting as you create a one-of-a-kind painting using this traditional art form. All supplies provided. Contact (414) 525-5659 for more info. Pre-registration preferred.      Select Membership Type: Family – General Public $25 Family – Members $20 Indiv. – Member $10 Indiv. -…

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July 2016


Family Workshop: DIY Fairy & Gnome Gardens

July 23 @ 10:00 am12:00 pm

Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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$25 members / $30 general public Create your own Fairy or Gnome container garden! In this fun family workshop, families will take a regular container and turn it into a magical and whimsical world for fairies and gnomes to live in! Basic supplies provided – families are encouraged to bring in their own miniature items to help make their gardens come alive! For questions, contact Paul Vandermeuse at (414) 525-5653 [email protected] Select Membership Type: General Public $30 Members $25

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September 2016


Boerner By Moonlight

September 16 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm

Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Special  End of the Season Family Garden Walk! Grab your flashlight and let’s explore Boerner by moonlight! Families will be guided around Boerner for this special nighttime walk. You’ll get to discover what nocturnal creatures come out at night in the Gardens! Refreshments will be provided after the walk. Contact (414) 525-5653 for more info. $5 Suggested Donation

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