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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

October 2014

Sunday Brunch

October 26, 2014 @ 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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November 2014
$15 members/$20 non-members

Creating Holiday Decor

November 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

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

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

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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Holidays at Boerner

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

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January 2015

Rose Society Meeting

January 13, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hosta Society Meeting

January 18, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Winterfest

January 25, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Daylily Society Meeting

January 25, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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

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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Rose Society Meeting

February 10, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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$25/person or $40/couple

Concert – Valentine Hop at Boerner

February 14, 2015 @ 8:00 pm

Dance the night away to the timeless and ever-popular music of the Beatles – performed by Beatles tribute band Liverpool ‘ 64! For more information about Liverpool ’64, visit their website: www.liverpool64.com Valentine Hop Tickets Couple $40Individual $25

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Iris Society Meeting

February 19, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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

- 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

Rose Society Meeting

March 10, 2015 @ 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, 2015 @ 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, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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$132 for eleven-week session

Yoga at the Gardens

March 18, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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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Iris Society Meeting

March 19, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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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

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, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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

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

- 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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April 2015

Rose Society Meeting

April 14, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Iris Society Meeting

April 16, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Camera Club Meeting

April 18, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Daylily Society Meeting

April 19, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Art with a Purpose Contest

April 25, 2015

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, 2015 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Rose Society Meeting

May 12, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Camera Club Meeting

May 16, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Iris Society Show

May 16, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Daylily Society Meeting

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

Iris Society Show

June 6, 2015 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Iris Society Show

June 7, 2015 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Rose Society Meeting

June 9, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Camera Club Meeting

June 20, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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July 2015

Rose Society Meeting

July 14, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Camera Club Meeting

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

Iris Society Sale

August 1, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Iris Society Sale

August 2, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Rose Society Meeting

August 11, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Camera Club Meeting

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

Rose Society Meeting

September 8, 2015 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Iris Society Meeting

September 17, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Camera Club Meeting

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

Daylily Society Meeting

October 4, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Rose Society Meeting

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