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Wednesday, August 10 at 6 p.m.
  
Flow/Hatha Yoga Basics
Stretch, strengthen, connect with your breath, and relax in the beauty of Lauritzen Gardens. Yoga instructor, Theresa Cassaday, will thoughtfully guide you through gentle, sequenced postures with attention to flexibility and basic alignment. All skill levels are welcome! Class will be held outdoors if weather permits. $15, $10 for garden members.

Wednesday, August 10 at 6 p.m.
  
Botanical Drawing: Flowers - SESSION 2
THIS SERIES IS SOLD OUT. Are you interested in learning more about flowers? In this class, we will draw flowers and learn more about what makes floral families different from each other. We will use basic line drawing techniques and record our hands-on explorations in a sketchbook. A supply list will be provided. This class is two sessions and meets on August 9 and 10. $55, $45 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, August 13 at 8 a.m.
  
Qigong for Body, Mind, Spirit
Qigong is a practice of coordinated movements and breathing done in repetition for clearing, cultivating, and balancing energy within the body while also building strength and stability. It is a gentle form of exercise that can be thought of as a moving meditation. $15, $10 for garden members.
Sunflowers in Acrylic
Channel your inner Van Gogh and come paint “en plein air” with us. For the lovers of summer’s golden beauty, we will be painting with acrylic paint on canvas outside near the sunflowers. Come capture this beautiful experience of classic contentment in the garden. All experience levels are welcome! $40, $30 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Sunday, August 14 at 2 p.m.
  
Introduction to Indigo
THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT. Indigo is the oldest recorded dye and the need to produce that immaculate blue has created a long and tumultuous history. In this class we will look at the history of blue dyes as well as the methods of creating an indigo vat through a fermentation process. We will also look at the Japanese mark making process called shibori to create our own pieces of unique cloth artwork. This class is built for all levels of experience. $30, $20 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Tuesday, August 16 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Members Only Walking Club
Walk your way to good health on Tuesday mornings by exploring more than 1.5 miles of trails. Walking in nature will help you fight stress, strengthen your mind and body, and feel rejuvenated. No reservations are required. Please bring your membership card and photo ID. During walkway construction, walking club participants will meet in front of the visitor and education center. At 8:30 a.m. a tram will promptly depart and take them around construction and into the garden. Late arrivals will need to wait for the next tram at 9 a.m.

Wednesday, August 17 at 6 p.m.
  
Flow/Hatha Yoga Basics
Stretch, strengthen, connect with your breath, and relax in the beauty of Lauritzen Gardens. Yoga instructor, Theresa Cassaday, will thoughtfully guide you through gentle, sequenced postures with attention to flexibility and basic alignment. All skill levels are welcome! Class will be held outdoors if weather permits. $15, $10 for garden members.

Thursday, August 18 at 6 p.m.
  
Watercolor Painting: Expressive Botanicals
Learn to loosen up your paintings and create vibrant, expressive pieces in watercolor. Focusing on botanical subject matter, this course will explore the art of capturing the ethereal nature of blooms and foliage through the study of light, composition, and layered washes. All materials are provided. $50, $40 garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, August 20 at 9 a.m.
  
Digital Photography Level 1
Advance beyond using the automatic settings on your DSLR camera to learn why and when to use the variations of aperture, shutter speed and lighting. By the end of the course, participants will understand in simple terms, the hows and whys of operating their camera. Participants must bring their own camera. $25, $20 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, August 20 at Noon
  
Basket Weaving: Tailgater
THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT. Basket weaving is an ancient art form that uses botanical materials to create functional pieces that you can enjoy for years to come. Join Jeannie Sisson to create your own basket! $50, $40 for garden members.

Saturday, August 20 at 1 p.m.
  
Digital Photography Level 2
Participants will gain an understanding of what makes a great photo and pick up some tips, tricks and techniques that professional photographers use. The instructor will provide instruction, guidance and feedback throughout four field exercises, as students begin to develop their own style. This workshop is for upper level beginner to intermediate photographers. Participants must bring their own camera. $25, $20 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, August 20 at 1 p.m.
  
Spa Focus
THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT. Tap into nature's secrets and create your own day spa kit. Utilizing the soothing power of plants, make relaxing green tea eye masks, soothing epsom salt soaks, invigorating sugar scrubs and more. Then use them to help transition through the seasons in the tranquility of your own home spa! $40, $30 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, August 20 at 3 p.m.
  
Digital Photography Level 3: Mindfulness
Mindfulness is becoming more aware of your entire viewfinder, of the use of positive and negative space, and about paying attention to the background. Prerequisite: Digital Photography Level 2 or instructor approval. $25, $20 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Monday, August 22 at 6 p.m.
  
Forest Immersion
Also known as “forest bathing” or shinrin-yoku, this is a type of nature therapy that immerses your senses and helps you feel connected with nature. This hour-long session will allow you to unplug from technology and bring you into the present moment. $15, $10 for garden members.

Tuesday, August 23 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Members Only Walking Club
Walk your way to good health on Tuesday mornings by exploring more than 1.5 miles of trails. Walking in nature will help you fight stress, strengthen your mind and body, and feel rejuvenated. No reservations are required. Please bring your membership card and photo ID. During walkway construction, walking club participants will meet in front of the visitor and education center. At 8:30 a.m. a tram will promptly depart and take them around construction and into the garden. Late arrivals will need to wait for the next tram at 9 a.m.

Wednesday, August 24 at 6 p.m.
  
Flow/Hatha Yoga Basics
Stretch, strengthen, connect with your breath, and relax in the beauty of Lauritzen Gardens. Yoga instructor, Theresa Cassaday, will thoughtfully guide you through gentle, sequenced postures with attention to flexibility and basic alignment. All skill levels are welcome! Class will be held outdoors if weather permits. $15, $10 for garden members.

Friday, August 26 at 8 p.m.
  
Singing Insects Twilight Tour
THIS EXPERIENCE IS SOLD OUT. Join Dr. Ted Burk on a guided tour of the garden at twilight, when the insect chorale performance comes alive! Listen to the garden as you learn to identify different insects by their song. Includes a tram ride. $20, $10 for garden members.

Saturday, August 27 at 8 a.m.
  
Qigong for Body, Mind, Spirit
Qigong is a practice of coordinated movements and breathing done in repetition for clearing, cultivating, and balancing energy within the body while also building strength and stability. It is a gentle form of exercise that can be thought of as a moving meditation. $15, $10 for garden members.

Saturday, August 27 at 9 a.m.
  
Papermaking: Lamination
Lamination is the technique of sealing objects between two sheets of handmade paper while the paper is being formed. Create sheets embedded with gathered materials from the garden and beyond to take home. $35, $25 garden members. Pre-registration is required

Monday, August 29 at 6 p.m.
  
Botanical Design: Sunset on Summer
THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT. Join Karen Vice and learn basic vase design skills to create an arrangement with regional late summer blooms. $55, $45 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Tuesday, August 30 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Members Only Walking Club
Walk your way to good health on Tuesday mornings by exploring more than 1.5 miles of trails. Walking in nature will help you fight stress, strengthen your mind and body, and feel rejuvenated. No reservations are required. Please bring your membership card and photo ID. During walkway construction, walking club participants will meet in front of the visitor and education center. At 8:30 a.m. a tram will promptly depart and take them around construction and into the garden. Late arrivals will need to wait for the next tram at 9 a.m.

Wednesday, August 31 at 6 p.m.
  
Flow/Hatha Yoga Basics
Stretch, strengthen, connect with your breath, and relax in the beauty of Lauritzen Gardens. Yoga instructor, Theresa Cassaday, will thoughtfully guide you through gentle, sequenced postures with attention to flexibility and basic alignment. All skill levels are welcome! Class will be held outdoors if weather permits. $15, $10 for garden members.

Tuesday, September 6 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Members Only Walking Club
Walk your way to good health on Tuesday mornings by exploring more than 1.5 miles of trails. Walking in nature will help you fight stress, strengthen your mind and body, and feel rejuvenated. No reservations are required. Please bring your membership card and photo ID. During walkway construction, walking club participants will meet in front of the visitor and education center. At 8:30 a.m. a tram will promptly depart and take them around construction and into the garden. Late arrivals will need to wait for the next tram at 9 a.m.

Wednesday, September 7 at 6 p.m.
  
Botanical Sketchbooks and Plants of Interest
Keeping a botanical sketchbook is a great way to keep a record of when plants and flowering or fruiting each year. In this drawing class, we will explore a plant on Lauritzen Gardens' plants of interest list. Each class will focus on a different plant. Suggested prerequisite: Botanical Drawing for Beginners: Leaves. A supply list will be provided upon registration. $45, $35 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Wednesday, September 7 at 6 p.m.
  
Flow/Hatha Yoga Basics
Stretch, strengthen, connect with your breath, and relax in the beauty of Lauritzen Gardens. Yoga instructor, Theresa Cassaday, will thoughtfully guide you through gentle, sequenced postures with attention to flexibility and basic alignment. All skill levels are welcome! Class will be held outdoors if weather permits. $15, $10 for garden members.

Thursday, September 8 at 6 p.m.
  
Basics of Watercolor Painting
Explore the world of watercolor and learn basic techniques to create beautiful and colorful works of art. This course will focus on the fundamentals of watercolor painting, including techniques, materials, tools, color, value, and rendering in watercolor. No experience is necessary! All supplies are provided. $50, $40 garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, September 10 at 8 a.m.
  
Qigong for Body, Mind, Spirit
Qigong is a practice of coordinated movements and breathing done in repetition for clearing, cultivating, and balancing energy within the body while also building strength and stability. It is a gentle form of exercise that can be thought of as a moving meditation. $15, $10 for garden members.

Saturday, September 10 at 9 a.m.
  
Monarch Tagging
Join the Omaha Chapter of the American Association of Zookeepers and Dr. Ted Burk for a monarch tagging event! Learn about monarch butterflies and how tagging them aides in data collection of migration patterns and then go out and get some hands-on experience catching monarchs to tag.

Saturday, September 10 at 10 a.m.
  
Monarch Tagging
Join the Omaha Chapter of the American Association of Zookeepers and Dr. Ted Burk for a monarch tagging event! Learn about monarch butterflies and how tagging them aides in data collection of migration patterns and then go out and get some hands-on experience catching monarchs to tag.

Saturday, September 10 at 11 a.m.
  
Monarch Tagging
Join the Omaha Chapter of the American Association of Zookeepers and Dr. Ted Burk for a monarch tagging event! Learn about monarch butterflies and how tagging them aides in data collection of migration patterns and then go out and get some hands-on experience catching monarchs to tag.

Monday, September 12 at 6 p.m.
  
Guided Garden Meditation
Mondays can be one of the most stressful days of the week! Guided by Jenelle Emory, start your week off with an easy-to-follow, rejuvenating experience that enhances or achieves a meditative state. $15, $10 for garden members.

Tuesday, September 13 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Members Only Walking Club
Walk your way to good health on Tuesday mornings by exploring more than 1.5 miles of trails. Walking in nature will help you fight stress, strengthen your mind and body, and feel rejuvenated. No reservations are required. Please bring your membership card and photo ID. During walkway construction, walking club participants will meet in front of the visitor and education center. At 8:30 a.m. a tram will promptly depart and take them around construction and into the garden. Late arrivals will need to wait for the next tram at 9 a.m.

Wednesday, September 14 at 6 p.m.
  
Flow/Hatha Yoga Basics
Stretch, strengthen, connect with your breath, and relax in the beauty of Lauritzen Gardens. Yoga instructor, Theresa Cassaday, will thoughtfully guide you through gentle, sequenced postures with attention to flexibility and basic alignment. All skill levels are welcome! Class will be held outdoors if weather permits. $15, $10 for garden members.

Saturday, September 17 at 9 a.m.
  
Digital Photography Level 1
Advance beyond using the automatic settings on your DSLR camera to learn why and when to use the variations of aperture, shutter speed and lighting. By the end of the course, participants will understand in simple terms, the hows and whys of operating their camera. Participants must bring their own camera. $25, $20 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, September 17 at Noon
  
Crochet Workshop: Block Builder
THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT. Give new life to yarn as you learn to crochet two block motifs: the classic granny square and jazzy circle squares. You will learn how to assemble your blocks for various projects and learn how to chain and slip stitch, plus how to single and double crochet. This is a great class for all levels. $30, $20 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.
Hanging Lantern
Create your own lantern! Perfect for a backyard garden party or to bring a lovely glow in your home. Use it to add ambiance to any room or gathering. $40, $30 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, September 17 at 1 p.m.
  
Digital Photography Level 2
Participants will gain an understanding of what makes a great photo and pick up some tips, tricks and techniques that professional photographers use. The instructor will provide instruction, guidance and feedback throughout four field exercises, as students begin to develop their own style. This workshop is for upper level beginner to intermediate photographers. Participants must bring their own camera. $25, $20 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, September 17 at 3 p.m.
  
Digital Photography Level 3: Speaking in More Than One Tense
With modern zoom lenses, we've gotten used to zomming to fill the frame with our subject. But different focal lengths yield different effects. This class will focus on awareness of focal length and using it to your advantage. Participants must bring their own camera. $25, $20 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Sunday, September 18 at 9 a.m.
  
Monarch Tagging
Join the Omaha Chapter of the American Association of Zookeepers and Dr. Ted Burk for a monarch tagging event! Learn about monarch butterflies and how tagging them aides in data collection of migration patterns and then go out and get some hands-on experience catching monarchs to tag.

Sunday, September 18 at 10 a.m.
  
Monarch Tagging
Join the Omaha Chapter of the American Association of Zookeepers and Dr. Ted Burk for a monarch tagging event! Learn about monarch butterflies and how tagging them aides in data collection of migration patterns and then go out and get some hands-on experience catching monarchs to tag.

Sunday, September 18 at 11 a.m.
  
Monarch Tagging
Join the Omaha Chapter of the American Association of Zookeepers and Dr. Ted Burk for a monarch tagging event! Learn about monarch butterflies and how tagging them aides in data collection of migration patterns and then go out and get some hands-on experience catching monarchs to tag.

Sunday, September 18 at 2 p.m.
  
Eco-Print Upcycle
It's time to use the yearly harvest to make something extra special to enter into the winter with. We'll be using the eco-print process to create exciting and energetic color designs on old fabrics that are as drab as the winter weather. $30, $20 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Monday, September 19 at 6 p.m.
  
Botanical Design: Accessorize with Blooms
Love flowers? Then why not wear them? Spend the evening learning basic design skills and create your own jewelry pieces with beautiful florals. $55, $45 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Tuesday, September 20 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Members Only Walking Club
Walk your way to good health on Tuesday mornings by exploring more than 1.5 miles of trails. Walking in nature will help you fight stress, strengthen your mind and body, and feel rejuvenated. Every Tuesday through October 25. No reservations are required. Please bring your membership card and photo ID.

Wednesday, September 21 at 6 p.m.
  
Flow/Hatha Yoga Basics
Stretch, strengthen, connect with your breath, and relax in the beauty of Lauritzen Gardens. Yoga instructor, Theresa Cassaday, will thoughtfully guide you through gentle, sequenced postures with attention to flexibility and basic alignment. All skill levels are welcome! Class will be held outdoors if weather permits. $15, $10 for garden members.

Thursday, September 22 at 6 p.m.
  
Watercolor Painting: Exploring Texture
Learn advanced techniques of applying pigments to create more texture in your work. Explore different kinds of pigments and media that be can used alongside watercolor for dynamic compositions that draw the eye to look more closely. This course will focus on textures found in the natural world and how to render them both, expressively and accurately. All materials are provided. $50, $40 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Friday, September 23 at 5:30 p.m.
  
Celebrate the Conservation Discovery Garden Twilight Tour
Join Jim Locklear, our Director of Conservation, as we celebrate our native plants in the conservation discovery garden. We will ride the tram out to the garden to see part of our collection of native plant specimens and learn about what we are doing to study and conserve native and rare plants at Lauritzen Gardens. $20, $10 for garden members.

Saturday, September 24 at 8 a.m.
  
Qigong for Body, Mind, Spirit
Qigong is a practice of coordinated movements and breathing done in repetition for clearing, cultivating, and balancing energy within the body while also building strength and stability. It is a gentle form of exercise that can be thought of as a moving meditation. $15, $10 for garden members.

Saturday, September 24 at 9 a.m.
  
Papermaking: Dyeing Paper
Use gathered materials from the garden and beyond to dye handmade paper. Learn which plants make good dyes for paper, how to process the plants, and about the range of color that can be achieved from one plant. $35, $25 garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Monday, September 26 at 6 p.m.
  
Forest Immersion
Also known as “forest bathing” or shinrin-yoku, this is a type of nature therapy that immerses your senses and helps you feel connected with nature. This hour-long session will allow you to unplug from technology and bring you into the present moment. $15, $10 for garden members.

Tuesday, September 27 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Members Only Walking Club
Walk your way to good health on Tuesday mornings by exploring more than 1.5 miles of trails. Walking in nature will help you fight stress, strengthen your mind and body, and feel rejuvenated. Every Tuesday through October 25. No reservations are required. Please bring your membership card and photo ID.

Wednesday, September 28 at 6 p.m.
  
Flow/Hatha Yoga Basics
Stretch, strengthen, connect with your breath, and relax in the beauty of Lauritzen Gardens. Yoga instructor, Theresa Cassaday, will thoughtfully guide you through gentle, sequenced postures with attention to flexibility and basic alignment. All skill levels are welcome! Class will be held outdoors if weather permits. $15, $10 for garden members.

Tuesday, October 4 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Members Only Walking Club
Walk your way to good health on Tuesday mornings by exploring more than 1.5 miles of trails. Walking in nature will help you fight stress, strengthen your mind and body, and feel rejuvenated. Every Tuesday through October 25. No reservations are required. Please bring your membership card and photo ID.

Wednesday, October 5 at 6 p.m.
  
Botanical Sketchbooks and Plants of Interest
Keeping a botanical sketchbook is a great way to keep a record of when plants and flowering or fruiting each year. In this drawing class, we will explore a plant on Lauritzen Gardens' plants of interest list. Each class will focus on a different plant. Suggested prerequisite: Botanical Drawing for Beginners: Leaves. A supply list will be provided upon registration. $45, $35 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Wednesday, October 5 at 6 p.m.
  
Flow/Hatha Yoga Basics
Stretch, strengthen, connect with your breath, and relax in the beauty of Lauritzen Gardens. Yoga instructor, Theresa Cassaday, will thoughtfully guide you through gentle, sequenced postures with attention to flexibility and basic alignment. All skill levels are welcome! Class will be held outdoors if weather permits. $15, $10 for garden members.

Thursday, October 6 at 6 p.m.
  
Basics of Watercolor Painting
Explore the world of watercolor and learn basic techniques to create beautiful and colorful works of art. This course will focus on the fundamentals of watercolor painting, including techniques, materials, tools, color, value, and rendering in watercolor. No experience is necessary! All supplies are provided. $50, $40 garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, October 8 at 10 a.m.
  
Bonsai Workshop with Max Miller
THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT. If you are new to bonsai or want to get started, this workshop is for you! Each participant will receive a plant specimen, a pot with soil, and will learn how to perfect and maintain their bonsai plant. This workshop is led by recognized bonsai artist, Max Miller. Presented by the Nebraska Bonsai Society. $85, $75 for garden members.

Sunday, October 9 at 12:30 p.m.
  
Bonsai Workshop with Max Miller
THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT. If you are new to bonsai or want to get started, this workshop is for you! Each participant will receive a plant specimen, a pot with soil, and will learn how to perfect and maintain their bonsai plant. This workshop is led by recognized bonsai artist, Max Miller. Presented by the Nebraska Bonsai Society. $85, $75 for garden members.

Monday, October 10 at 6 p.m.
  
Guided Garden Meditation
Mondays can be one of the most stressful days of the week! Guided by Jenelle Emory, start your week off with an easy-to-follow, rejuvenating experience that enhances or achieves a meditative state. $15, $10 for garden members.

Tuesday, October 11 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Members Only Walking Club
Walk your way to good health on Tuesday mornings by exploring more than 1.5 miles of trails. Walking in nature will help you fight stress, strengthen your mind and body, and feel rejuvenated. Every Tuesday through October 25. No reservations are required. Please bring your membership card and photo ID.

Tuesday, October 11 at 6 p.m.
  
Botanical Drawing: Trees and Leaves- SESSION 1
In this class, we will explore different forms of tree leaves, fruits, and overall growth pattern. Explore ways of recording leaf structure through rubbings, tracings, and sketches. Learn strategies for sketching trees in the landscape. No prior drawing experience is necessary. A supply list will be provided upon registration. This class is two sessions and meets on October 11 and 12. $55, $45 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Wednesday, October 12 at 6 p.m.
  
Flow/Hatha Yoga Basics
Stretch, strengthen, connect with your breath, and relax in the beauty of Lauritzen Gardens. Yoga instructor, Theresa Cassaday, will thoughtfully guide you through gentle, sequenced postures with attention to flexibility and basic alignment. All skill levels are welcome! Class will be held outdoors if weather permits. $15, $10 for garden members.

Wednesday, October 12 at 6 p.m.
  
Botanical Drawing: Trees and Leaves- SESSION 2
In this class, we will explore different forms of tree leaves, fruits, and overall growth pattern. Explore ways of recording leaf structure through rubbings, tracings, and sketches. Learn strategies for sketching trees in the landscape. No prior drawing experience is necessary. A supply list will be provided upon registration. This class is two sessions and meets on October 11 and 12. $55, $45 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, October 15 at 8 a.m.
  
Qigong for Body, Mind, Spirit
Qigong is a practice of coordinated movements and breathing done in repetition for clearing, cultivating, and balancing energy within the body while also building strength and stability. It is a gentle form of exercise that can be thought of as a moving meditation. $15, $10 for garden members.

Saturday, October 15 at 9 a.m.
  
Digital Photography Level 1
Advance beyond using the automatic settings on your DSLR camera to learn why and when to use the variations of aperture, shutter speed and lighting. By the end of the course, participants will understand in simple terms, the hows and whys of operating their camera. Participants must bring their own camera. $25, $20 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, October 15 at Noon
  
Basket Weaving: Colors Of The Season
Basket weaving is an ancient art form that uses botanical materials to create functional pieces that you can enjoy for years to come. Join Jeannie Sisson to create your own basket! $50, $40 for garden members.

Saturday, October 15 at 1 p.m.
  
Digital Photography Level 2
Participants will gain an understanding of what makes a great photo and pick up some tips, tricks and techniques that professional photographers use. The instructor will provide instruction, guidance and feedback throughout four field exercises, as students begin to develop their own style. This workshop is for upper level beginner to intermediate photographers. Participants must bring their own camera. $25, $20 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, October 15 at 3 p.m.
  
Digital Photography Level 3: Point of View
More than 85% of all photos taken are created from a standing up, eye-level height. As we change our POV we change the perspective and the elements within the frame. This class is about exploring new points of view. Prerequisite: Photography Level 2 or submit 5 images for review by the instructor (www.willfields.com). $25, $20 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Tuesday, October 18 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Members Only Walking Club
Walk your way to good health on Tuesday mornings by exploring more than 1.5 miles of trails. Walking in nature will help you fight stress, strengthen your mind and body, and feel rejuvenated. Every Tuesday through October 25. No reservations are required. Please bring your membership card and photo ID.

Wednesday, October 19 at 6 p.m.
  
Flow/Hatha Yoga Basics
Stretch, strengthen, connect with your breath, and relax in the beauty of Lauritzen Gardens. Yoga instructor, Theresa Cassaday, will thoughtfully guide you through gentle, sequenced postures with attention to flexibility and basic alignment. All skill levels are welcome! Class will be held outdoors if weather permits. $15, $10 for garden members.

Thursday, October 20 at 6 p.m.
  
Watercolor Painting: Expressive Botanicals
Learn to loosen up your paintings and create vibrant, expressive pieces in watercolor. Focusing on botanical subject matter, this course will explore the art of capturing the ethereal nature of blooms and foliage through the study of light, composition, and layered washes. All materials are provided. $50, $40 garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Friday, October 21 at 5 p.m.
  
Fall Color in the Arboretum Twilight Tour
Dusk is one of the most magnificent times to enjoy fall color in the arboretum. Join us for a guided tour and learn what trees produce the most vibrant and varied colors during the fall season. Includes a tram ride. $20, $10 for garden members.

Saturday, October 22 at 9 a.m.
  
Papermaking: Sculptural Techniques
Learn about a plethora of 3-d forms that artists have created using paper pulp and techniques such as wrapping, dipping, casting, and moulding. Using gathered materials from the garden and beyond, experiment with creating your own sculptural forms from handmade paper. $35, $25 garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, October 22 at noon
  
Weaving on a Frame Loom
Create a beautiful tapestry as you learn the ancient art of weaving with Cheryl Cambras. $30, $20 for garden members

Monday, October 24 at 6 p.m.
  
Guided Garden Meditation
Mondays can be one of the most stressful days of the week! Guided by Jenelle Emory, start your week off with an easy-to-follow, rejuvenating experience that enhances or achieves a meditative state. $15, $10 for garden members.

Monday, October 24 at 6 p.m.
  
Botanical Design: Flowers of Fright
Get into the Halloween "spirit" with this spooky themed design class. Participants will learn basic floral design skills that can be used to create a seasonal arrangement. $55, $45 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Tuesday, October 25 at 8:30 a.m.
  
Members Only Walking Club
Walk your way to good health on Tuesday mornings by exploring more than 1.5 miles of trails. Walking in nature will help you fight stress, strengthen your mind and body, and feel rejuvenated. Every Tuesday through October 25. No reservations are required. Please bring your membership card and photo ID.

Wednesday, October 26 at 6 p.m.
  
Flow/Hatha Yoga Basics
Stretch, strengthen, connect with your breath, and relax in the beauty of Lauritzen Gardens. Yoga instructor, Theresa Cassaday, will thoughtfully guide you through gentle, sequenced postures with attention to flexibility and basic alignment. All skill levels are welcome! Class will be held outdoors if weather permits. $15, $10 for garden members.

Saturday, October 29 at 8 a.m.
  
Qigong for Body, Mind, Spirit
Qigong is a practice of coordinated movements and breathing done in repetition for clearing, cultivating, and balancing energy within the body while also building strength and stability. It is a gentle form of exercise that can be thought of as a moving meditation. $15, $10 for garden members.

Thursday, November 3 at 7 p.m.
  
Loveland Garden Club Lecture: The Indigenous Roots of Sustainable Forestry with Michael Dockry
Join Professor Michael Dockry as he details the Indigenous roots of sustainable forestry, starting with the Memominee Nation in Wisconsin, and how that history can inform contemporary forestry practices, ecological restoration efforts, and lead to community healing. $15, $10 for garden members.

Saturday, December 3 at Noon
  
Basket Weaving: Flurries
Basket weaving is an ancient art form that uses botanical materials to create functional pieces that you can enjoy for years to come. Join Jeannie Sisson to create your own basket! $50, $40 for garden members.
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