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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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Boerner Botanical Gardens


9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States




414-525-5653

July 2018


Plein Air Workshop

July 21 @ 8:00 am5:00 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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In cooperation with Rogues’ Gallery, join renowned and award winning plein air artist Tom Smith for a full day of painting and instruction at Boerner!  Bring your own supplies! Advance registration recommended–class size is limited. $50 general public | $45 FBBG members Select Membership Type:General Public $50Members $45 For questions or to register over the phone, call FBBG Education Manager Paul Vandermeuse at 414-525-5659.   Thanks to our partner organization:  

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Family Yoga in the Gardens

July 22 @ 1:00 pm2:00 pm

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One event on June 24, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on July 22, 2018 at 1:00pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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All members of the family will enjoy these garden-themed yoga classes. Stand tall like a mighty oak tree, or move gracefully like a flower blossoming.  All ages will benefit from practicing these playful poses, and mindful movement. Classes will be led by Katy Martens, Registered Yoga Teacher, with over 14 years teaching experience. Classes will be held outside, weather permitting. An indoor space will be provided should there be inclement weather. Please bring a mat or large towel. Classes held 1-2pm…

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Children’s Story & Craft Mondays

July 23 @ 11:00 am12:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until July 30, 2018

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Join us for a story and children’s craft in the gardens each Monday in July – a different craft and story each week!  Free with garden admission.

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Wednesday Night Garden Walk: Conifers

July 25 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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All walks are expert-led and a fun new topic is covered each week.  Walks depart from the FBBG Gift Shop – rain or shine – and last approximately 90 minutes. $5 Suggested Donation This Week’s Walk: Topic: Conifers Led by: Ben Habanek – Horticulturist, Village of Shorewood

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Enchanted Evening

July 29 @ 6:30 pm9:30 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Discover fairies in the flower beds and magic around every corner in this very special family event in the gardens. Children and parents will enjoy whimsical crafts, treats, and entertainment all evening long. Visitors are encouraged to dress as a favorite fairytale character and join the fun! Admission: donations are encouraged and support the Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens’ mission.   Invite your friends on Facebook!

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August 2018


Wednesday Night Garden Walk: Late Summer Blooms

August 1 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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All walks are expert-led and a fun new topic is covered each week.  Walks depart from the FBBG Gift Shop – rain or shine – and last approximately 90 minutes. $5 Suggested Donation This Week’s Walk: Topic: Late Summer Blooms Led by: Zannah Crowe – Johnson’s Gardens

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WIS Iris Rhizome Sale 2018

August 4 @ 9:00 am4:00 pm

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One event on August 5, 2018 at 9:00am

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Join the Wisconsin Iris Society for their annual Iris Rhizome Sale! Saturday, August 4 and Sunday, August 5 9am – 4pm in the Boerner Botanical Gardens Garden House

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Wednesday Night Garden Walk: Hydrangeas

August 8 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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All walks are expert-led and a fun new topic is covered each week.  Walks depart from the FBBG Gift Shop – rain or shine – and last approximately 90 minutes. $5 Suggested Donation This Week’s Walk: Topic: Hydrangeas Led by: Ben Habanek – Horticulturist, Village of Shorewood

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Botanical Gardens Yoga

August 14 @ 6:00 pm7:00 pm

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One event on May 31, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 14, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on August 21, 2018 at 6:00pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Immerse yourself in the transformative beauty of the Botanical Gardens! Breathe, stretch, and relax as you transition from your busy day to a state of being that is calm and serene. These all-level yoga classes are for new and experienced yoga enthusiasts alike. Classes will be led by Katy Martens, Registered Yoga Teacher, with over 14 years teaching experience. Classes will be held outside, weather permitting. An indoor space will be provided should there be inclement weather. Please bring a…

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Wednesday Night Garden Walk: Trial Garden

August 22 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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All walks are expert-led and a fun new topic is covered each week.  Walks depart from the FBBG Gift Shop – rain or shine – and last approximately 90 minutes. $5 Suggested Donation This Week’s Walk: Topic: Trial Garden Led by: Jessica Cloninger – Boerner Horticulturist

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Wednesday Night Garden Walk: Ornamental Grasses

August 29 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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All walks are expert-led and a fun new topic is covered each week.  Walks depart from the FBBG Gift Shop – rain or shine – and last approximately 90 minutes. $5 Suggested Donation This Week’s Walk: Topic: Ornamental Grasses Led by: Lorrie Burrows – Boerner Horticulturist

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September 2018


Wednesday Night Garden Walk: Herb Garden

September 5 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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All walks are expert-led and a fun new topic is covered each week.  Walks depart from the FBBG Gift Shop – rain or shine – and last approximately 90 minutes. $5 Suggested Donation This Week’s Walk: Topic: Herb Garden Led by: Peggy Zautke – Boerner Horticulturist

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Wednesday Night Garden Walk: Invasive Plants

September 12 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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All walks are expert-led and a fun new topic is covered each week.  Walks depart from the FBBG Gift Shop – rain or shine – and last approximately 90 minutes. $5 Suggested Donation This Week’s Walk: Topic: Invasive Plans Led by: Paul Vandermeuse – FBBG Education Manager

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Boerner by Moonlight Walk

September 14 @ 6:30 pm8:00 pm

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. Walk departs from the FBBG Gift Shop and lasts approximately 90 minutes. $5 Suggested Donation

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December 2018


Holiday Gift Fair with Santa

December 2 @ 10:00 am2:00 pm

Boerner Botanical Gardens,

9400 Boerner Drive

Hales Corners,

WI

53130

United States


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Featuring: Free event admission Visits with Santa Claus and Gnorman the Gnome Unique, high quality gifts for sale from area artists and businesses Seasonal entertainment Children’s crafts from FBBG Special holiday brunch available from Zilli Hospitality at regular price* Fun for the whole family! Event takes place in the Visitor Center and is open to the public. This December the Friends of Boerner offer you a chance to skip the holiday shopping mall madness and enjoy a relaxed morning with…

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