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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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Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens

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9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners, WI 53130 United States
(414) 525-5653 | All Rights Reserved.http://www.boernerbotanicalgardens.org

Upcoming Events

March 2015

Sunday Brunch

March 8, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Every week on Sunday

Zilli Hospitality Group welcomes you to Boerner Botanical Gardens to experience fine cuisine amid a spectacular natural setting. Introducing ZHG’s Sunday champagne brunch year-round. The Garden Room’s floor-to-ceiling windows bring the beauty of this horticultural showplace right to your table every time of year.  Click here to make reservations.

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Rose Society Meeting

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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$10 members/$15 non-members

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

March 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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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Hosta Society Meeting

March 14 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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$132 for eleven-week session

Yoga at the Gardens

March 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Class Session: March 18th – May 27th 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…

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Iris Society Meeting

March 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Free

Botanical Oils 101

March 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Take control of your family’s health today! Learn how to use dōTERRA essential oils to: * Relieve stress & anxiety* Strengthen immune system* Remove impurities from the air * Support digestion* Assist aches & pains  And SO MUCH MORE! Heather Freeborn of dōTERRA Essential Oils will share information about the power of botanical oils. This is a FREE event! RSVP today to receive a free raffle ticket!

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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 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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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Daylily Society Meeting

March 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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$132 for eleven-week session

Yoga at the Gardens

March 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week until May 27, 2015

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 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

- Learn the steps for brewing beer and of using locally grown ingredients – Enjoy samples of micro-brewed beers – Sample delicious entrees from a local 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 be used for…

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April 2015

Milwaukee Bonsai Society Meeting

April 7 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Society meeting – Group Slash (tree styling) MBS holds monthly meetings for its members and the interested general public from February through December. These meetings are designed to provide helpful information and hands-on experience with bonsai in an informal social setting. If you’re interested in Bonsai, please feel free to stop on by! We love to see new faces!          

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Free

The Healing Garden Expo (FREE)

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Come visit the gardens for a morning of healthy possibilities! The Healing Garden Expo features healthy cooking demonstrations, informative health care booths with product demonstrations, special activities for the whole family and an opportunity to interact with local Reiki, Yoga, Massage, Raw Foods and Essential Oils experts. Admission to the Expo is FREE!   

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Rose Society Meeting

April 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Iris Society Meeting

April 16 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Camera Club Meeting

April 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Daylily Society Meeting

April 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Art with a Purpose Contest

April 25

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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May 2015

Hosta Society Meeting

May 2 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Free

7th Annual “Art at the Gardens” Craft Fair

May 3 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Come join the Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens for their 7th Annual Art at the Gardens Craft Fair! Get a head start on your Mother’s Day shopping or treat yourself to something special! You can’t go wrong with anything from this eclectic collection of unique and handmade local arts and crafts. Featuring 40+ local artists and DIY crafters, you will find everything from children’s clothes and accessories to jewelry, purses, pottery and candles! Proceeds support the children’s plant science programs for…

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Milwaukee Bonsai Society Meeting

May 5 @ 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm

Society meeting – Guest artist from Italy, Mauro Stemberger MBS holds monthly meetings for its members and the interested general public from February through December. These meetings are designed to provide helpful information and hands-on experience with bonsai in an informal social setting. If you’re interested in Bonsai, please feel free to stop on by! We love to see new faces!          

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Rose Society Meeting

May 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Camera Club Meeting

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Iris Society Show

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Daylily Society Meeting

May 17 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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June 2015

Milwaukee Bonsai Society Meeting

June 2 @ 6:45 pm - 10:00 pm

Society meeting – Guest artist Peter Tea MBS holds monthly meetings for its members and the interested general public from February through December. These meetings are designed to provide helpful information and hands-on experience with bonsai in an informal social setting. If you’re interested in Bonsai, please feel free to stop on by! We love to see new faces!          

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Iris Society Show

June 6 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Iris Society Show

June 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Rose Society Meeting

June 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Camera Club Meeting

June 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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$60 fee includes a tree, pot, wire and soil

Bonsai Workshop for Teens

June 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Have you ever thought about exploring the exciting world of Bonsai! Get your feet wet and your hands dirty by attending our workshop designed especially for you. Members of the Milwaukee Bonsai Society will be on hand to help with the creation of your first Bonsai masterpiece! Please call Kris at 414-299-9229  or email mbsweb@hotmail.com to register. Space is limited to 10 participants. (This is not an FBBG program.  FBBG has agreed to help promote the event but is not…

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July 2015

Milwaukee Bonsai Society Meeting

July 7 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Society meeting – Tropicals MBS holds monthly meetings for its members and the interested general public from February through December. These meetings are designed to provide helpful information and hands-on experience with bonsai in an informal social setting. If you’re interested in Bonsai, please feel free to stop on by! We love to see new faces!          

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Rose Society Meeting

July 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Camera Club Meeting

July 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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August 2015

Iris Society Sale

August 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Iris Society Sale

August 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Milwaukee Bonsai Society Meeting

August 4 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Society meeting – How to set up a display MBS holds monthly meetings for its members and the interested general public from February through December. These meetings are designed to provide helpful information and hands-on experience with bonsai in an informal social setting. If you’re interested in Bonsai, please feel free to stop on by! We love to see new faces!          

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Rose Society Meeting

August 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Camera Club Meeting

August 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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September 2015

Rose Society Meeting

September 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Iris Society Meeting

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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45th Annual Milwaukee Bonsai Society Exhibit

September 18 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Three Day Event - Sept. 18th-20th, 10am-5pm

Presented by members of the Milwaukee Bonsai Society September 18-20, 2015 An exhibit of the best trees of our members…along with trees in training With Special Guest and Club Sensei Ted MatsonTed Matson has been our clubs sensei (Japanese title used to refer to or address for master instructor) for the past 12 years. In 2012, Ted was honored and recognized for his great service to Golden State Bonsai Federation that also recognized his great service to the art of…

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Camera Club Meeting

September 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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October 2015

Daylily Society Meeting

October 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Milwaukee Bonsai Society Meeting

October 6 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Society meeting – Guest speaker on Suiseki MBS holds monthly meetings for its members and the interested general public from February through December. These meetings are designed to provide helpful information and hands-on experience with bonsai in an informal social setting. If you’re interested in Bonsai, please feel free to stop on by! We love to see new faces!          

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Rose Society Meeting

October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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November 2015

Milwaukee Bonsai Society Meeting

November 3 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Society meeting –  Preparing for winter MBS holds monthly meetings for its members and the interested general public from February through December. These meetings are designed to provide helpful information and hands-on experience with bonsai in an informal social setting. If you’re interested in Bonsai, please feel free to stop on by! We love to see new faces!          

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