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Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens Education Department

414-525-5653||http://www.boernerbotanicalgardens.org

Upcoming Events

November 2014
$15 members/$20 non-members

Creating Holiday Decor

November 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens,
9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
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Learn to select and care for a variety of indoor plants perfect for holiday decorating. Includes Amaryllis, Azalea, Holiday Cactus, Kalanchoe, Norfolk Island Pine and Poinsettia. Select Membership Type: Members $15Non-Members $20

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Families: $20 FBBG members/$25 non-members, Individuals: $10 FBBG members/$12 non-members

Creating Holiday Cards

November 22 @ 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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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. Materials will be provided. Please bring your own gloves and pruners.  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 purchase in our gift shop.  Any cash or card credit will be given only if…

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February 2015
Families: $20 members/$25 non-members, Individuals: $10 members/$12 non-members

Wisconsin’s Carnivorous Plants

February 8, 2015 @ 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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Families: $20 members/$25 non-members, Individuals: $10 members/$12 non-members

Exploring Winter Birds – Boerner Arboretum Walk

February 28, 2015 @ 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
$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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Families: $20 members/$25 non-members, Individuals: $10 members/$12 non-members

Have Fun Creating Art with Recycled Items

March 21, 2015 @ 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 if…

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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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