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Saturday, September 14 at 10 a.m.
  
Botanical Design: Going With The Flow
Make beautiful floral designs to display at home or give as a gift. Each workshop has its own unique theme which allows the participant to enjoy a new experience each time they participate. Learn basic floral design skills that can be used to create all types of arrangements. No experience is needed, all supplies are provided. $55, $45 for members. Pre-registration required by September 7.

Saturday, September 14 at 10 a.m.
  
Monarch Walk with Dr. Ted Burk and Joanne Langabee
THIS NATURE EXPERIENCE IS SOLD OUT. Since butterfly counters in Mexico are seeing 150% more Monarch butterflies this year than last year, we should be seeing higher numbers of Monarchs in the garden this fall. Bring your family for a short classroom presentation, followed by a leisurely guided walk through the garden to spot and count Monarch butterflies. $15, $5 for members. Pre-registration is required prior to the tour time.

Saturday, September 14 at noon
  
Fall/Autumn Wooden Door Hanger
Make your own door hanger to spruce up your porch for fall or to give as a gift. You will receive all of the necessary painting supplies, along with a talented instructor from Art with Amanda to take you step-by-step through the painting process. No artistic or painting experience is required.

Wednesday, September 18 at 6 p.m.
  
Yin Yoga with Suzanne Wright
Surrounded by the beauty of nature, you'll find the peace and stillness inherent in the garden. Yin yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga that combines deep stretching and relaxation. This more meditative practice helps to lengthen ligaments, soften joints, and improve flexibility over time. Connect with nature and yourself in these yoga workshops for all levels, led by Suzanne Wright. Workshops will be held outdoors from April through October (weather permitting) and will be held indoors from November through March. Please bring a mat or towel.

Monday, September 23 at 6:30 p.m.
  
Botanical Design: Lilies and Lace
Make beautiful floral designs to display at home or give as a gift. Each workshop has its own unique theme which allows the participant to enjoy a new experience each time they participate. Learn basic floral design skills that can be used to create all types of arrangements. No experience is needed, all supplies are provided. $55, $45 for members. Pre-registration required by September 16.

Wednesday, September 25 at 6 p.m.
  
Yoga For Beginners
Surrounded by the beauty of nature, you'll find the peace and stillness inherent in the garden. This gentle, relaxing introduction to yoga, led by Janie Helt, is perfect for beginners or practitioners of all levels. Workshops will be held outdoors from April through October (weather permitting) and will be held indoors from November through March. Please bring a mat or towel.

Wednesday, September 25 at 6:30 p.m.
  
Botanical Drawing for Beginners: Flowers
THIS SERIES IS SOLD OUT. Session 3 of 4. Walk through a garden and you are likely to see many flower forms. Differences in shape, size, and color are just a few of the reasons we love them! Learn how to create an accurate flower illustration in graphite using line techniques and measurements. Students can go on to create a page of flower forms to beautifully showcase the variety found in nature. No prior drawing experience is necessary. $45, $35 for members. Pre-registration is required by August 28.

Wednesday, September 25 at 7 p.m.
  
Evening Photography | Blooms Galore
-THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Come learn and expand your knowledge of evening/nighttime photography in the beautiful urban oasis that is Lauritzen Gardens. This after hours exploration will be led and coached by instructor Will Fields. Completion of Photography Level 2 or review of existing work is required. Participants must bring their own camera. Pre-registration is required by September 23.

Friday, September 27 at 6:30 p.m.
  
Conservation Discovery Garden Twilight Tour
Join the garden's director of conservation Jim Locklear to discover the native species grown in the conservation discovery garden and learn about the efforts of the conservation programs at Lauritzen Gardens. Includes a tram ride. $15, $5 for members. Pre-registration is required in advance of the tour.

Saturday, September 28 at 9 a.m.
  
Photography Level 1
THIS WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT. This two-hour class is for beginner and intermediate amateur photographers. So you have this beautiful new camera and you know how to turn it on. Now what?

Saturday, September 28 at 10 a.m.
  
Botanical Design: Autumn Wreath
Make beautiful floral designs to display at home or give as a gift. Each workshop has its own unique theme which allows the participant to enjoy a new experience each time they participate. Learn basic floral design skills that can be used to create all types of arrangements. No experience is needed, all supplies are provided. $55, $45 for members. Pre-registration required by September 21.

Saturday, September 28 at 12:30 p.m.
  
Basket Weaving with The Weaving Freak- Halloween Door Basket
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. Jeannie Sisson of Woven Keepsakes will conduct this workshop, where "fun and friendships intertwine" and participants will create their own Halloween-themed door basket. All supplies are provided. $50, $40 for members. Pre-registration is required by September 21.

Saturday, September 28 at 1 p.m.
  
Photography Level 2
This workshop is for upper level beginner to intermediate photographers. Participants will gain an understanding of what makes a great photo and pick up some tips, tricks and techniques that professional photographers use.

Saturday, September 28 at 1 p.m.
  
Shinrin-Yoku: Japanese Forest Bathing with Julie McKeone
-THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Shinrin-yoku is a term that means "taking in the forest atmosphere" or "forest bathing." It was developed in Japan during the 1980s and has become a cornerstone of preventive health care and healing in Japanese medicine. Immerse yourself in nature on this 2.5 hour session with Julie McKeone and deepen your relationship with the natural world while boosting immune strength, reducing stress, and improving cognitive functioning. Cost for this session is $15 and $20 for non-members. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, September 28 at 3 p.m.
  
Photography Level 3
In this advanced two-hour class, we will concentrate entirely on photo composition. Following a 30 minute talk about aspects of 2D design, instructor Will Fields will instruct and guide participants through four field exercises designed to cause students to think more about composition before taking photos.

Sunday, September 29 at 1 p.m.
  
Special Workshop: Prairie Plants in Graphite and Colored Pencil
Explore the world of prairie natives in this workshop. Use a magnifying glass to unlock the secrets of grasses. Enhance your understanding of these critically important plants and their relationships, as we learn the basics of working with colored pencils and graphite. Learn to layer color, blend, and create detail and texture. $120, $85 for members. Pre-registration is required by September 27.

Sunday, September 29 at 2 p.m.
  
Herbal Tinctures: Ground Ivy and Echinacea Root
Learn about the historic use of plants to support health and wellness and explore basic methods of creating herbal tinctures for personal home use. Participants will also take home guides and resources for creating herbal elixirs and tinctures at home. During this class, participants will learn how Ground Ivy and Echinacea Root have been used historically and in modern times to support one's personal health and vitality. Pre-registration is required by September 22.

Wednesday, October 2 at 6 p.m.
  
Yoga: Flow/Vinyasa
Surrounded by the beauty of nature, you'll find the peace and stillness inherent in the garden. Connect with nature and yourself in these yoga workshops for all levels, led by Suzanne Wright. Workshops will be held outdoors from April through October (weather permitting) and will be held indoors from November through March. Please bring a mat or towel.

Wednesday, October 2 at 6:30 p.m.
  
Botanical Drawing for Beginners: Flowers
THIS SERIES IS SOLD OUT. Session 4 of 4. Walk through a garden and you are likely to see many flower forms. Differences in shape, size, and color are just a few of the reasons we love them! Learn how to create an accurate flower illustration in graphite using line techniques and measurements. Students can go on to create a page of flower forms to beautifully showcase the variety found in nature. No prior drawing experience is necessary. $45, $35 for members. Pre-registration is required by August 28.

Saturday, October 5 at 10 a.m.
  
Introduction to 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 suitable pot with soil, and a two-hour workshop, led by recognized bonsai artist Max Miller, designed to give you the basic skills needed to create and care for your own bonsai.

Saturday, October 5 at 7 p.m.
  
Night Skies: International Observe the Moon Night
Tram out to the rose garden to gaze at the moon with the Omaha Astronomical Society. Participants should bring a flashlight. $5 for members, $15 for non-members.

Sunday, October 6 at 10 a.m.
  
Introduction to 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 suitable pot with soil, and a two-hour workshop, led by recognized bonsai artist Max Miller, designed to give you the basic skills needed to create and care for your own bonsai.

Wednesday, October 9 at 6 p.m.
  
Yoga For Beginners
Surrounded by the beauty of nature, you'll find the peace and stillness inherent in the garden. This gentle, relaxing introduction to yoga, led by Janie Helt, is perfect for beginners or practitioners of all levels. Workshops will be held outdoors from April through October (weather permitting) and will be held indoors from November through March. Please bring a mat or towel.

Wednesday, October 9 at 6:30 p.m.
  
Botanical Illustration: Fall Leaves
Session 1 of 3. Capture the beauty of fall leaves with graphite and colored pencil. Basics of layering colors, creating shadows and highlights will be explored. No prior drawing experience is necessary. $45, $35 for members. Pre-registration is required by October 2.

Saturday, October 12 at 10 a.m.
  
Botanical Design: Graceful Grasses
Make beautiful floral designs to display at home or give as a gift. Each workshop has its own unique theme which allows the participant to enjoy a new experience each time they participate. Learn basic floral design skills that can be used to create all types of arrangements. No experience is needed, all supplies are provided. $55, $45 for members. Pre-registration required by October 5.

Saturday, October 12 at 2 p.m.
  
Learn + Plan + Plant: Fall- Bulbs for the Spring
THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Learn how to put together specific gardens from horticulture professionals and experienced gardeners. Participants will take home a kit of plants to establish their own gardens. Held in conjunction with the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum. $150/$120 members. Pre-registration is required by September 12.

Sunday, October 13 at 2 p.m.
  
Herbal Tinctures: Violet and Nettles
Learn about the historic use of plants to support health and wellness and explore basic methods of creating herbal tinctures for personal home use. Participants will also take home guides and resources for creating herbal elixirs and tinctures at home. During this class, participants will learn how Violet and Nettles have been used historically and in modern times to support one's personal health and vitality. Pre-registration required by October 6.

Wednesday, October 16 at 1:30 p.m.
  
DIG IN: Indoor Plants
One-hour educational session. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members.

Wednesday, October 16 at 6 p.m.
  
Yin Yoga with Suzanne Wright
Surrounded by the beauty of nature, you'll find the peace and stillness inherent in the garden. Yin yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga that combines deep stretching and relaxation. This more meditative practice helps to lengthen ligaments, soften joints, and improve flexibility over time. Connect with nature and yourself in these yoga workshops for all levels, led by Suzanne Wright. Workshops will be held outdoors from April through October (weather permitting) and will be held indoors from November through March. Please bring a mat or towel.

Saturday, October 19 at 1 p.m.
  
Seasonal Living: Feeding Mind-Body-Spirit, Fall
Healthy Lifestyle Coach Alicia Victora will take you through a series of healthy lifestyle practices to help live in sync with the seasons. In each class participants will explore a creative mind practice for the season, recipes and samples for seasonal eating for a healthy body, and energy bites that go along with the season, then close the workshop with meditative practices. Pre-registration is required by October 12.

Saturday, October 19 at 1 p.m.
  
Shinrin-Yoku: Japanese Forest Bathing with Julie McKeone
-THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Shinrin-yoku is a term that means "taking in the forest atmosphere" or "forest bathing." It was developed in Japan during the 1980s and has become a cornerstone of preventive health care and healing in Japanese medicine. Immerse yourself in nature on this 2.5 hour session with Julie McKeone and deepen your relationship with the natural world while boosting immune strength, reducing stress, and improving cognitive functioning. Cost for this session is $15 and $20 for non-members. Pre-registration is required.

Monday, October 21 at 6:30 p.m.
  
Botanical Design: "Falling" for Color
Learn basic floral design skills that can be used to create all types of arrangements. No experience is needed, all supplies are provided. Instructed by Kevin Smith. Pre-registration required by October 14.

Wednesday, October 23 at 6 p.m.
  
Yoga For Beginners
Surrounded by the beauty of nature, you'll find the peace and stillness inherent in the garden. This gentle, relaxing introduction to yoga, led by Janie Helt, is perfect for beginners or practitioners of all levels. Workshops will be held outdoors from April through October (weather permitting) and will be held indoors from November through March. Please bring a mat or towel.

Friday, October 25 at 5:30 p.m.
  
Arboretum Fall Color Twilight Tour
THIS NATURE EXPERIENCE IS FULL. Come into our "garden of trees" and celebrate autumn with us and these magnificent specimens. Also explore the Oberman Bird Sanctuary, which attracts different bird species that fly along the great Missouri River. This is a great opportunity to celebrate all that nature provides. This tour is timed for the lovely hours before sunset. A tram ride to the garden is included.

Saturday, October 26 at 9 a.m.
  
Photography Level 1
This two-hour class is for beginner and intermediate amateur photographers. So you have this beautiful new camera and you know how to turn it on. Now what?

Saturday, October 26 at 10 a.m.
  
Botanical Design: Spooktacular Design
Make beautiful floral designs to display at home or give as a gift. Each workshop has its own unique theme which allows the participant to enjoy a new experience each time they participate. Learn basic floral design skills that can be used to create all types of arrangements. No experience is needed, all supplies are provided. Instructed by Cassandra Morton. Pre-registration required by October 19.

Saturday, October 26 at noon
  
Halloween Door Hanger Workshop
Make your own door hanger to spruce up your porch for Halloween or to give as a gift. You will receive all of the necessary painting supplies, along with a talented instructor from Art with Amanda to take you step-by-step through the painting process. No artistic or painting experience is required to participate in this unique and memorable event. Picture is representative of the concept, not necessarily the shape or subject matter. Pre-registration is required by October 19.

Saturday, October 26 at 1 p.m.
  
Photography Level 2
This workshop is for upper level beginner to intermediate photographers. Participants will gain an understanding of what makes a great photo and pick up some tips, tricks and techniques that professional photographers use.

Saturday, October 26 at 3 p.m.
  
Photography Level 3
In this advanced two-hour class, we will concentrate entirely on photo composition. Following a 30 minute talk about aspects of 2D design, instructor Will Fields will instruct and guide participants through four field exercises designed to cause students to think more about composition before taking photos.

Wednesday, October 30 at 6 p.m.
  
Evening Photography | Fall Colors Burst
Come learn and expand your knowledge of evening/nighttime photography in the beautiful urban oasis that is Lauritzen Gardens. This after hours exploration will be led and coached by instructor Will Fields. Completion of Photography Level 2 or review of existing work is required. Participants must bring their own camera. Pre-registration is required by October 28.

Wednesday, October 30 at 6 p.m.
  
Yoga For Beginners
Surrounded by the beauty of nature, you'll find the peace and stillness inherent in the garden. This gentle, relaxing introduction to yoga, led by Janie Helt, is perfect for beginners or practitioners of all levels. Workshops will be held outdoors from April through October (weather permitting) and will be held indoors from November through March. Please bring a mat or towel.

Saturday, November 2 at 1 p.m.
  
Shinrin-Yoku: Japanese Forest Bathing with Julie McKeone
-THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED- Shinrin-yoku is a term that means "taking in the forest atmosphere" or "forest bathing." It was developed in Japan during the 1980s and has become a cornerstone of preventive health care and healing in Japanese medicine. Immerse yourself in nature on this 2.5 hour session with Julie McKeone and deepen your relationship with the natural world while boosting immune strength, reducing stress, and improving cognitive functioning. Cost for this session is $15 and $20 for non-members. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, November 2 at 6:30 p.m.
  
Night Skies: Moon, Stars, Jupiter and Saturn Viewing
Tram out to the rose garden to gaze at the moon, stars, Jupiter, and Saturn with the Omaha Astronomical Society. Participants should bring a flashlight. $5 for members, $15 for non-members.

Saturday, November 9 at 10 a.m.
  
Botanical Design: Roots to Blooms
Learn basic floral design skills that can be used to create all types of arrangements. No experience is needed, all supplies are provided. Instructed by Cassandra Morton. Pre-registration required by November 2.

Wednesday, November 13 at 6 p.m.
  
Evening Photography | Crisp Evenings
Come learn and expand your knowledge of evening/nighttime photography in the beautiful urban oasis that is Lauritzen Gardens. This after hours exploration will be led and coached by instructor Will Fields. Completion of Photography Level 2 or review of existing work is required. Participants must bring their own camera. Pre-registration is required by November 11.

Saturday, November 16 at 9 a.m.
  
Photography Level 1
This two-hour class is for beginner and intermediate amateur photographers. So you have this beautiful new camera and you know how to turn it on. Now what?

Saturday, November 16 at noon
  
Cornucopia Wooden Door Hanger Workshop
Make your own door hanger to spruce up your porch for fall or to give as a gift. You will receive all of the necessary painting supplies, along with a talented instructor from Art with Amanda to take you step-by-step through the painting process. No artistic or painting experience is required to participate in this unique and memorable event. Picture is representative of the concept, not necessarily the shape or subject. Pre-registration is required by November 9.

Saturday, November 16 at 1 p.m.
  
Photography Level 2
This workshop is for upper level beginner to intermediate photographers. Participants will gain an understanding of what makes a great photo and pick up some tips, tricks and techniques that professional photographers use.

Saturday, November 16 at 3 p.m.
  
Photography Level 3
In this advanced two-hour class, we will concentrate entirely on photo composition. Following a 30 minute talk about aspects of 2D design, instructor Will Fields will instruct and guide participants through four field exercises designed to cause students to think more about composition before taking photos. Field exercises are followed up with constructive feedback. Students must have attended Photography Level 2 or submit 5 images for review by the instructor (www.willfields.com) Participants must bring their own camera. Pre-registration is required by November 14.

Sunday, November 17 at 2 p.m.
  
Herbal Tinctures: Holiday Home- Scents of the Season
Learn about the historic use of plants to support health and wellness and explore basic methods of creating herbal tinctures for personal home use. Participants will also take home guides and resources for creating seasonal herbal elixirs and tinctures at home. Pre-registration is required by November 10.

Monday, November 18 at 6:30 p.m.
  
Botanical Design Workshop: Tabletop Treasure
Make beautiful floral designs to display at home or give as a gift. Each workshop has its own unique theme which allows the participant to enjoy a new experience each time they participate. Learn basic floral design skills that can be used to create all types of arrangements. No experience is needed, all supplies are provided. $55, $45 for members. Pre-registration required by November 11.

Saturday, November 23
  
Seasonal Living: Feeding Mind-Body-Spirit, Winter
Healthy Lifestyle Coach Alicia Victora will take you through a series of healthy lifestyle practices to help live in sync with the seasons. In each class participants will explore a creative mind practice for the season, recipes and samples for seasonal eating for a healthy body, and energy bites that go along with the season, then close the workshop with meditative practices. Pre-registration is required by November 16.

Saturday, November 23 at 10 a.m.
  
Botanical Design: Cornucopia
In our festive holiday classes, participants will work alongside the instructor to create a themed flower arrangement perfect to enhance their celebration or give as a unique handmade gift. Have fun and celebrate the special days of each season with beautiful blooms. No floral design experience is needed, all supplies are provided. Pre-registration required by November 16.

Wednesday, November 27 at 6 p.m.
  
Yoga for Beginners
Surrounded by the beauty of nature, you'll find the peace and stillness inherent in the garden. This gentle, relaxing introduction to yoga, led by Janie Helt, is perfect for beginners or practitioners of all levels. Workshops will be held outdoors from April through October (weather permitting) and will be held indoors from November through March. Please bring a mat or towel.

Tuesday, December 3 at 6 p.m.
  
Botanical Illustration: Evergreens and Cones for the Season
SESSION ONE OF FOUR: December 3, 5, 10, and 12 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Learn the mathematics behind drawing cones and the beauty of evergreens. Add interest to holiday cards and increase your drawing potential. No prior drawing experience is necessary. $35 for garden members, $45 for non-members. Materials needed: mechanical or HB pencil, starter set of artist's quality colored pencils.

Thursday, December 5 at 6 p.m.
  
Botanical Illustration: Evergreens and Cones for the Season
SESSION TWO OF FOUR: December 3, 5, 10, and 12 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Learn the mathematics behind drawing cones and the beauty of evergreens. Add interest to holiday cards and increase your drawing potential. No prior drawing experience is necessary. $35 for garden members, $45 for non-members. Materials needed: mechanical or HB pencil, starter set of artist's quality colored pencils.

Saturday, December 7 at 10 a.m.
  
Botanical Design: Winter Wonderland
Make beautiful floral designs to display at home or give as a gift. Each workshop has its own unique theme which allows the participant to enjoy a new experience each time they participate. Learn basic floral design skills that can be used to create all types of arrangements. No experience is needed, all supplies are provided. Instructed by Cassandra Morton. Pre-registration required by November 30.

Saturday, December 7 at noon
  
Holiday Ornament or Wreath Wooden Door Hanger Workshop
Make your own door hanger to spruce up your porch for the holiday season or to give as a gift. You will receive all of the necessary painting supplies, along with a talented instructor from Art with Amanda to take you step-by-step through the painting process. No artistic or painting experience is required to participate in this unique and memorable event. Picture is representative of the concept, not necessarily the shape or subject matter. Pre-registration is required by November 30.

Sunday, December 8 at 2 p.m.
  
Herbal Tinctures: Holiday Home- Scents of the Season
Learn about the historic use of plants to support health and wellness and explore basic methods of creating herbal tinctures for personal home use. Participants will also take home guides and resources for creating seasonal herbal elixirs and tinctures at home. Pre-registration is required by December 1.

Tuesday, December 10 at 6 p.m.
  
Botanical Illustration: Evergreens and Cones for the Season
SESSION THREE OF FOUR: December 3, 5, 10, and 12 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Learn the mathematics behind drawing cones and the beauty of evergreens. Add interest to holiday cards and increase your drawing potential. No prior drawing experience is necessary. $35 for garden members, $45 for non-members. Materials needed: mechanical or HB pencil, starter set of artist's quality colored pencils.

Wednesday, December 11 at 6 p.m.
  
Yoga for Beginners
Surrounded by the beauty of nature, you'll find the peace and stillness inherent in the garden. This gentle, relaxing introduction to yoga, led by Janie Helt, is perfect for beginners or practitioners of all levels. Workshops will be held outdoors from April through October (weather permitting) and will be held indoors from November through March. Please bring a mat or towel.

Wednesday, December 11 at 6 p.m.
  
Evening Photography | Colorful Poinsettias
Come learn and expand your knowledge of evening/nighttime photography in the beautiful urban oasis that is Lauritzen Gardens. This after hours exploration will be led and coached by instructor Will Fields. Completion of Photography Level 2 or review of existing work is required. Participants must bring their own camera. Pre-registration is required by December 9.

Thursday, December 12 at 6 p.m.
  
Botanical Illustration: Evergreens and Cones for the Season
SESSION FOUR OF FOUR: December 3, 5, 10, and 12 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Learn the mathematics behind drawing cones and the beauty of evergreens. Add interest to holiday cards and increase your drawing potential. No prior drawing experience is necessary. $35 for garden members, $45 for non-members. Materials needed: mechanical or HB pencil, starter set of artist's quality colored pencils.

Saturday, December 14 at 9 a.m.
  
Photography Level 1
This two-hour class is for beginner and intermediate amateur photographers. So you have this beautiful new camera and you know how to turn it on. Now what?

Saturday, December 14 at 1 p.m.
  
Photography Level 2
This workshop is for upper level beginner to intermediate photographers. Participants will gain an understanding of what makes a great photo and pick up some tips, tricks and techniques that professional photographers use.

Saturday, December 14 at 2 p.m.
  
Winter Garden Wonderland Tour
Many people say "What is there to see in a garden in winter?" Our answer is "Plenty!" Come see winter points of interest in this garden tour. Dress for the weather and enjoy a cup of hot cocoa before we venture out into the garden. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members. Pre-registration is requested.

Saturday, December 14 at 3 p.m.
  
Photography Level 3
In this advanced two-hour class, we will concentrate entirely on photo composition. Following a 30 minute talk about aspects of 2D design, instructor Will Fields will instruct and guide participants through four field exercises designed to cause students to think more about composition before taking photos. Field exercises are followed up with constructive feedback. Students must have attended Photography Level 2 or submit 5 images for review by the instructor (www.willfields.com) Participants must bring their own camera. Pre-registration is required by December 12.

Sunday, December 15 at 2 p.m.
  
Natural Fabric Dyeing: Holiday Dye Party Surprise
Ashton Page will be taking the best of what he has taught this summer and fall and developing a great fabric dyeing class that you won't want to miss. Come experience the beauty of naturally dyed fabrics, even if you've never attended a class. Pre-registration is required by December 8.

Saturday, December 21 at noon
  
Botanical Design: Holiday Wreath
In our festive holiday classes, participants will work alongside the instructor to create a themed flower arrangement perfect to enhance their celebration or give as a unique handmade gift. Have fun and celebrate the special days of each season with beautiful blooms. No floral design experience is needed, all supplies are provided. Pre-registration required by December 14.

Saturday, December 21 at 10 a.m.
  
Botanical Design: Holiday Wreath
In our festive holiday classes, participants will work alongside the instructor to create a themed flower arrangement perfect to enhance their celebration or give as a unique handmade gift. Have fun and celebrate the special days of each season with beautiful blooms. No floral design experience is needed, all supplies are provided. Pre-registration required by December 14.

Monday, December 23 at 6:30 p.m.
  
Botanical Design: Jingle Bells
In our festive holiday classes, participants will work alongside the instructor to create a themed flower arrangement perfect to enhance their celebration or give as a unique handmade gift. Have fun and celebrate the special days of each season with beautiful blooms. No floral design experience is needed, all supplies are provided. Pre-registration required by December 16.
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