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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

July 2014

SPECIAL FBBG MEMBER EVENT

July 30

Join us for our Member Appreciation Picnic, celebrating our 30th anniversary!Boerner Botanical Gardens – Garden House6:00pm – 8:00pm – Picnic Dinner in the Gardens by Zilli Hospitality Group- Garden Walk led by Knock-Out Rose Creator William J. Radlerand more! Please RSVP by Wednesday, July 16thCall (414) 525-5661 Do you have memories or memoriabilia that you would like to include in our anniversary celebration?Please let us know!Call (414) 525-5653 to share.

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Naima Adedapo

July 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Concerts in the Gardens is a series of free summer musical events proudly sponsored by Wimmer Communities.  These concerts combine the beauty of Boerner Botanical Gardens with a wide variety of musical genres for the enjoyment of Milwaukee area residents.

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August 2014

Iris Society Sale

August 3 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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August 2 - 3
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$60 members / $70 non-members

4th Annual Motorcoach Tour

August 5

The motorcoach tour is now sold out. To reserve a spot on our waiting list, please call (414) 525-5656. Members and guests are invited to colebrate FBBG’s 30th anniversary with co-hosts Nancy Desjardins and Arlene Glenz. Anderson Japanese Gardens – Rockford, Illinois Enjoy the tranquil harmony of an authentic Japanese garen in full bloom! Anderson Gardens are desgned to offer visitors a place of peace and tranquility, where they will find jealing, renewal and inspriation – a wonderful lace to…

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Going Buggy!

August 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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August 5 - 7

NEW! GLOBAL GARDEN ADVENTURES SUMMER CAMP Campers will learn why buys are important and which ones to avoid; games and fun activities. Campers can drop in for one day, one camp or the complete adventure! One Day: $20 FBBG Members / $25 Non-FBBG Members One Camp: $50 FBBG Members / $65 Non-FBBG Members Complete Adventure: $125 FBBG Members / $170 Non-FBBG Members All materials + snack are included. Pre-registration is required. Membership Type Full Adventure Non-Member $170Full Adventure: Member $125One…

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Introduction to Chinese Culture

August 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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August 5-7

NEW! GLOBAL GARDEN ADVENTURES SUMMER CAMP Campers will investigate the Chinese language in a garden setting. Explore the Gardens through music, movement, art projects, and identify plants and their uses. Campers can drop in for one day, one camp or the complete adventure! One Day: $20 FBBG Members / $25 Non-FBBG Members One Camp: $50 FBBG Members / $65 Non-FBBG Members Complete Adventure: $125 FBBG Members / $170 Non-FBBG Members All materials + snack are included. Pre-registration is required. Membership…

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$5/person

Ornamental Grasses

August 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Heidi Hornung – Shady Lane Greenhouses Boerner Botanical Gardens is an enchanting place – full of history, beauty and valuable information for gardeners of all interest and skill levels. These expert led walks are our way of sharing the Garden’s unique wealth of horticultural information with you throughout the gardening season. Meet us in the FBBG Gift Shop, rain or shine!

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Concord Chamber Orchestra

August 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Concerts in the Gardens is a series of free summer musical events proudly sponsored by Wimmer Communities.  These concerts combine the beauty of Boerner Botanical Gardens with a wide variety of musical genres for the enjoyment of Milwaukee area residents.

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Rose Society Meeting

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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$10 members / $12 non-members

Garden Zoo

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

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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$5/person

The Trial Garden in Bloom

August 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Jessica Cloninger – Milwaukee County Horticulturist Boerner Botanical Gardens is an enchanting place – full of history, beauty and valuable information for gardeners of all interest and skill levels. These expert led walks are our way of sharing the Garden’s unique wealth of horticultural information with you throughout the gardening season. Meet us in the FBBG Gift Shop, rain or shine!

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The 52nd Street Band

August 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Concerts in the Gardens is a series of free summer musical events proudly sponsored by Wimmer Communities.  These concerts combine the beauty of Boerner Botanical Gardens with a wide variety of musical genres for the enjoyment of Milwaukee area residents.

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Camera Club Meeting

August 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Families: $20 FBBG members/$25 non-members, Individuals: $10 FBBG members/$12 non-members

Gardening for Butterflies

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn about the connection between healthy gardens and bodies. Plus, you get to make a yummy treat during class and take home some seeds to plant in your own backyard. In collaboration with Master Gardeners and Birds & Blooms Magazine, join us for family friendly workshops built around gardening for the four seasons. Plan to attend these fun family workshops: August 16, 2014 – Gardening for Butterflies October 4, 2014 – Composting in the Garden December 6, 2014 – Microgreens…

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$5/person

Never Fail Perennials

August 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Laurie Weiss MATC Horticulture Instructor Boerner Botanical Gardens is an enchanting place – full of history, beauty and valuable information for gardeners of all interest and skill levels. These expert led walks are our way of sharing the Garden’s unique wealth of horticultural information with you throughout the gardening season. Meet us in the FBBG Gift Shop, rain or shine!

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Swing Nouveau

August 21 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Concerts in the Gardens is a series of free summer musical events proudly sponsored by Wimmer Communities.  These concerts combine the beauty of Boerner Botanical Gardens with a wide variety of musical genres for the enjoyment of Milwaukee area residents.

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$5/person

Meet the Succulents Cactus & Sedum

August 27 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 pm

Margaret Dranzik – WI Cactus & Succulent Society Boerner Botanical Gardens is an enchanting place – full of history, beauty and valuable information for gardeners of all interest and skill levels. These expert led walks are our way of sharing the Garden’s unique wealth of horticultural information with you throughout the gardening season. Meet us in the FBBG Gift Shop, rain or shine!

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Old Shoe

August 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Concerts in the Gardens is a series of free summer musical events proudly sponsored by Wimmer Communities.  These concerts combine the beauty of Boerner Botanical Gardens with a wide variety of musical genres for the enjoyment of Milwaukee area residents.

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September 2014
$5/person

Providing for Wild Birds in Winter

September 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Belinda Abendschein – The Garden Mart Boerner Botanical Gardens is an enchanting place – full of history, beauty and valuable information for gardeners of all interest and skill levels. These expert led walks are our way of sharing the Garden’s unique wealth of horticultural information with you throughout the gardening season. Meet us in the FBBG Gift Shop, rain or shine!

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Rose Society Meeting

September 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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$5/person

Preparing the Garden for the Off-Season

September 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Dave Wanninger – Milwaukee County Horticulturist Boerner Botanical Gardens is an enchanting place – full of history, beauty and valuable information for gardeners of all interest and skill levels. These expert led walks are our way of sharing the Garden’s unique wealth of horticultural information with you throughout the gardening season. Meet us in the FBBG Gift Shop, rain or shine!

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Iris Society Meeting

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Camera Club Meeting

September 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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October 2014
Families: $20 FBBG members/$25 non-members, Individuals: $10 FBBG members/$12 non-members

Composting in the Garden

October 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn about the connection between healthy gardens and bodies. Plus, you get to make a yummy treat during class and take home some seeds to plant in your own backyard. In collaboration with Master Gardeners and Birds & Blooms Magazine, join us for family friendly workshops built around gardening for the four seasons. Plan to attend these fun family workshops: October 4, 2014 – Composting in the Garden December 6, 2014 – Microgreens – Small Plants with Big Results Membership…

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Daylily Society Meeting

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Rose Society Meeting

October 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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June 2016

Sunday Brunch

June 19, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 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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