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Friday, April 19 at 10 a.m.
  
Read and Grow at the Garden: Growing a Garden
In order for curious minds to bloom, it is essential to plant a love of reading at a young age. Join the Omaha Public Library in the garden each month for stories that celebrate gardens, plants, insects and more, and discover the joys of nature, movement, music, and literature. Programs are geared for preschool aged children, but all ages are welcome. This is a free program.

Saturday, April 27 at 8 a.m.
  
Garden Yoga for Families
Experience nature from a new angle in this garden-themed yoga sequence designed for the whole family! Bring your mat and stand tall like a tree, bend your legs like a butterfly, fold like a flower, and fly like a bird in this class, designed to encourage playful, mindful movement for all ages and abilities. Pre-registration is required by April 25. One registration is good for the whole family. Please bring a mat or towel.

Wednesday, May 1 at 10 a.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Garden Exploration- Model Railroad Garden
In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. Enjoy story time, hands-on activities, crafts, garden exploration and creative play as you discover the wonders of nature with your child or grandchild. This month's class focuses on the model railroad garden, where we'll discover more about the landmark buildings and G-scale model trains that create this wonderful garden. Program is $14, $8 for garden members. Pre-registration is required by April 24.

Thursday, May 2 at 1 p.m.
  
Lil' Sprouts: Garden Exploration- Model Railroad Garden
THIS SESSION IS FULL. Spaces are still available in the May 1 program. In Lil' Sprouts, adults and children work together while learning about nature, shapes, colors, ABC's and 123's. Enjoy story time, hands-on activities, crafts, garden exploration and creative play as you discover the wonders of nature with your child or grandchild. This month's class focuses on the model railroad garden, where we'll discover more about the landmark buildings and G-scale model trains that create this wonderful garden. Program is $14, $8 for garden members. Pre-registration is required by April 25.

Saturday, May 11 at 8 a.m.
  
Garden Yoga for Families- Animals
Experience nature from a new angle in this garden-themed yoga sequence designed for the whole family! Bring your mat and stand tall like a tree, bend your legs like a butterfly, fold like a flower, and fly like a bird in this class, designed to encourage playful, mindful movement for all ages and abilities. Pre-registration is required by May 9. One registration is good for the whole family. Please bring a mat or towel.

Saturday, May 11 at 10 a.m.
  
Family Workshop: Succulent Fairy Garden
Spend time as a family at Lauritzen Gardens. Each month families will complete a craft project together and explore a related garden with a guide. One craft will be provided per family (any combination of adults and children, as long as one adult is participating). Includes garden admission. This month families will tour the Lithuanian Sculpture Garden, talk about myths and legends, and plant and decorate their own fairy garden to take home. Workshop is $40, $30 for garden members. Pre-registration is required by May 4.

Friday, May 17 at 10 a.m.
  
Read and Grow at the Garden: Gnomes, Fairies and other Garden Magic
In order for curious minds to bloom, it is essential to plant a love of reading at a young age. Join the Omaha Public Library in the garden each month for stories that celebrate gardens, plants, insects and more, and discover the joys of nature, movement, music, and literature. Programs are geared for preschool aged children, but all ages are welcome. This is a free program.

Saturday, May 25 at 8 a.m.
  
Garden Yoga for Families- Trees and Flowers
Experience nature from a new angle in this garden-themed yoga sequence designed for the whole family! Bring your mat and stand tall like a tree, bend your legs like a butterfly, fold like a flower, and fly like a bird in this class, designed to encourage playful, mindful movement for all ages and abilities. Pre-registration is required by May 23. One registration is good for the whole family (any combination of four people with at least one adult). Please bring a mat or towel. Presented by Immanuel Communities.

Saturday, June 8 at 8 a.m.
  
Garden Yoga for Families- Gnomes and Fairies
Experience nature from a new angle in this garden-themed yoga sequence designed for the whole family! Bring your mat and stand tall like a tree, bend your legs like a butterfly, fold like a flower, and fly like a bird in this class, designed to encourage playful, mindful movement for all ages and abilities. Pre-registration is required by June 6. One registration is good for the whole family (any combination of four people with at least one adult). Please bring a mat or towel. Presented by Immanuel Communities.

Friday, June 14 at 10 a.m.
  
Read and Grow at the Garden: The BIRD is the Word
In order for curious minds to bloom, it is essential to plant a love of reading at a young age. Join the Omaha Public Library in the garden each month for stories that celebrate gardens, plants, insects and more, and discover the joys of nature, movement, music, and literature. Programs are geared for preschool aged children, but all ages are welcome. This is a free program.

Saturday, June 22 at 8 a.m.
  
Garden Yoga for Families- Insects and Bugs
Experience nature from a new angle in this garden-themed yoga sequence designed for the whole family! Bring your mat and stand tall like a tree, bend your legs like a butterfly, fold like a flower, and fly like a bird in this class, designed to encourage playful, mindful movement for all ages and abilities. Pre-registration is required by June 20. One registration is good for the whole family (any combination of four people with at least one adult). Please bring a mat or towel. Presented by Immanuel Communities.

Saturday, June 29 at 8 a.m.
  
Garden Yoga for Families- Animals
Experience nature from a new angle in this garden-themed yoga sequence designed for the whole family! Bring your mat and stand tall like a tree, bend your legs like a butterfly, fold like a flower, and fly like a bird in this class, designed to encourage playful, mindful movement for all ages and abilities. Pre-registration is required by June 27. One registration is good for the whole family (any combination of four people with at least one adult). Please bring a mat or towel. Presented by Immanuel Communities.

Friday, July 12 at 10 a.m.
  
Read and Grow at the Garden: Terrific Trains
In order for curious minds to bloom, it is essential to plant a love of reading at a young age. Join the Omaha Public Library in the garden each month for stories that celebrate gardens, plants, insects and more, and discover the joys of nature, movement, music, and literature. Programs are geared for preschool aged children, but all ages are welcome. This is a free program.

Saturday, July 13 at 8 a.m.
  
Garden Yoga for Families- Birds
Experience nature from a new angle in this garden-themed yoga sequence designed for the whole family! Bring your mat and stand tall like a tree, bend your legs like a butterfly, fold like a flower, and fly like a bird in this class, designed to encourage playful, mindful movement for all ages and abilities. Pre-registration is required by July 11. One registration is good for the whole family (any combination of four people with at least one adult). Please bring a mat or towel. Presented by Immanuel Communities.

Saturday, July 27 at 8 a.m.
  
Garden Yoga for Families- Trees and Flowers
Experience nature from a new angle in this garden-themed yoga sequence designed for the whole family! Bring your mat and stand tall like a tree, bend your legs like a butterfly, fold like a flower, and fly like a bird in this class, designed to encourage playful, mindful movement for all ages and abilities. Pre-registration is required by July 25. One registration is good for the whole family (any combination of four people with at least one adult). Please bring a mat or towel. Presented by Immanuel Communities.

Saturday, August 10 at 8 a.m.
  
Garden Yoga for Families- Gnomes and Fairies
Experience nature from a new angle in this garden-themed yoga sequence designed for the whole family! Bring your mat and stand tall like a tree, bend your legs like a butterfly, fold like a flower, and fly like a bird in this class, designed to encourage playful, mindful movement for all ages and abilities. Pre-registration is required by August 8. One registration is good for the whole family (any combination of four people with at least one adult). Please bring a mat or towel. Presented by Immanuel Communities.

Friday, August 16 at 10 a.m.
  
Read and Grow at the Garden: The Scoop on Soil
In order for curious minds to bloom, it is essential to plant a love of reading at a young age. Join the Omaha Public Library in the garden each month for stories that celebrate gardens, plants, insects and more, and discover the joys of nature, movement, music, and literature. Programs are geared for preschool aged children, but all ages are welcome. This is a free program.

Saturday, August 24 at 8 a.m.
  
Garden Yoga for Families- Bees and Butterflies
Experience nature from a new angle in this garden-themed yoga sequence designed for the whole family! Bring your mat and stand tall like a tree, bend your legs like a butterfly, fold like a flower, and fly like a bird in this class, designed to encourage playful, mindful movement for all ages and abilities. Pre-registration is required by August 22. One registration is good for the whole family (any combination of four people with at least one adult). Please bring a mat or towel. Presented by Immanuel Communities.

Friday, September 13 at 10 a.m.
  
Read and Grow at the Garden: Pollinator Palooza
In order for curious minds to bloom, it is essential to plant a love of reading at a young age. Join the Omaha Public Library in the garden each month for stories that celebrate gardens, plants, insects and more, and discover the joys of nature, movement, music, and literature. Programs are geared for preschool aged children, but all ages are welcome. This is a free program.

Friday, October 11 at 10 a.m.
  
Read and Grow at the Garden: In My Pond
In order for curious minds to bloom, it is essential to plant a love of reading at a young age. Join the Omaha Public Library in the garden each month for stories that celebrate gardens, plants, insects and more, and discover the joys of nature, movement, music, and literature. Programs are geared for preschool aged children, but all ages are welcome. This is a free program.

Friday, November 15 at 10 a.m.
  
Read and Grow at the Garden: Rock On!
In order for curious minds to bloom, it is essential to plant a love of reading at a young age. Join the Omaha Public Library in the garden each month for stories that celebrate gardens, plants, insects and more, and discover the joys of nature, movement, music, and literature. Programs are geared for preschool aged children, but all ages are welcome. This is a free program.

Friday, December 13 at 10 a.m.
  
Read and Grow at the Garden: Young Conservationists
In order for curious minds to bloom, it is essential to plant a love of reading at a young age. Join the Omaha Public Library in the garden each month for stories that celebrate gardens, plants, insects and more, and discover the joys of nature, movement, music, and literature. Programs are geared for preschool aged children, but all ages are welcome. This is a free program.
For more information or to register
Advance registration is required at least one week in advance of all Lil' Sprouts classes. Register online at www.lauritzengardens.org or call Allison Dush at a.dush@omahabotanicalgardens.org or (402) 346-4002, ext. 253. Registration is requested, but not required by Read and Grow in the Garden.
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