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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.

Saturday, October 1 at 7 p.m.
  
Night Skies: Quarter Moon
THIS SESSION IS SOLD OUT. Join the Omaha Astronomical Society in viewing the night skies at Lauritzen Gardens. This program includes a tram ride out to the rose garden and a viewing of the gorgeous night sky using the Omaha Astronomical Society’s telescopes. $20, $10 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

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.

Thursday, October 13 at 6 p.m.
  
Indigenous Design: Autumn Keychain
Get into the fall spirit with autumn-themed keychains. Participants will create this beaded piece on a frame loom, the same technique that Indigenous peoples use to create artwork for many regalia pieces. This beginner level class is designed so that anyone can easily participate! $40, $30 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
THIS SESSION 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, 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.

Tuesday, October 25 at 6 p.m.
  
Botanical Illustration: Botanical Oddities, Strange but Wonderful Arums
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 techniques and record our hands-on explorations in a sketchbook. $55, $45 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

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.

Saturday, October 29 at 6 p.m.
  
Build Your Own Moss Terrarium Workshop
Bring a little nature into your life, while tapping into your creativity by making a moss terrarium with Moss Hunters. Participants will leave with a handmade terrarium. All supplies provided. $40, $30 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Wednesday, November 2 at 6 p.m.
  
Botanical Drawing: Fall Gourds in Colored Pencil- SESSION 1
Fall gourds decorate many tables at harvesttime. Learn to capture their vibrant colors and interesting textures using colored pencils in this beginner-friendly class. A supply list will be provided upon registration. This class is two sessions and meets on November 2 and 3. $55, $45 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.
Watercolor: Vintage Botanical Specimens
Join us to learn about the stylistic elements of vintage botanical specimen paintings. Explore a bit of the history of collecting and preparing botanical specimens and try your own hand at recreating the look! While no watercolor or drawing experience is needed for this class, students are encouraged to take Basics of Watercolor as a head start to the principles used for these paintings. All materials are provided. $60, $50 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Thursday, November 3 at 6 p.m.
  
Botanical Drawing: Fall Gourds in Colored Pencil- SESSION 2
Fall gourds decorate many tables at harvesttime. Learn to capture their vibrant colors and interesting textures using colored pencils in this beginner-friendly class. A supply list will be provided upon registration. This class is two sessions and meets on November 2 and 3. $55, $45 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

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, November 5 at 6:30 p.m.
  
Night Skies: Full Moon
Join the Omaha Astronomical Society in viewing the night skies at Lauritzen Gardens. This program includes a tram ride out to the rose garden and a viewing of the gorgeous night sky using the Omaha Astronomical Society’s telescopes. $20, $10 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.
Drawing Flowers: Fall Mums- SESSION 1
Are you interested in learning more about flowers? In this class, participants will draw flowers and learn about what makes floral families different from each other. Using basic line techniques, they will record hands-on explorations of chrysanthemums in a sketchbook. This class is two sessions and meets on November 7 and 9. $55, $45 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.
Drawing Flowers: Fall Mums- SESSION 2
Are you interested in learning more about flowers? In this class, participants will draw flowers and learn about what makes floral families different from each other. Using basic line techniques, they will record hands-on explorations of chrysanthemums in a sketchbook. Are you interested in learning more about flowers? In this class, participants will draw flowers and learn about what makes floral families different from each other. Using basic line techniques, they will record hands-on explorations of chrysanthemums in a sketchbook. This class is two sessions and meets on November 7 and 9. $55, $45 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, November 12 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, November 12 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, November 12 at 3 p.m.
  
Digital Photography Level 3: Mindfulness
Mindfulness is about becoming more aware of your entire viewfinder, use of positive and negative space and paying attention to the background. Prerequisite: Photography Level 2 or submit 5 images for instructor review. $25, $20 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Wednesday, November 16 at 6 p.m.
  
Indigenous Design: Porcupine Quill Earrings
Porcupine quill art has been around for hundreds of years. It was traditionally used by Indigenous people for decorating their buckskin clothing before Europeans brought beads for trade. This beginner level class will teach you how to manipulate quills to create a beautiful set of earrings. $40, $30 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.
Watercolor: Foliage Foundations
Prepare to enjoy the colors of the season with fresh paintings of botanical foliage. We will examine foliage structures that are in season and hone in on mixing colors to capture the unique hues. No experience is necessary, but Basics of Watercolor is a suggested pre-requisite. All supplies provided. $55, $45 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.
Plant to Paper: Plant Fibers
Explore hand papermaking with grown and gathered plant fibers from the garden and beyond. In this class you will learn about plants that are suitable for making paper and how to process them for papermaking at home. Participants will form sheets of paper to take home with them. $35, $25 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, November 19 at 6 p.m.
  
Build Your Own Moss Terrarium Workshop
Bring a little nature into your life, while tapping into your creativity by making a moss terrarium with Moss Hunters. Participants will leave with a handmade terrarium. All supplies provided. $40, $30 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.
Botanical Design: Thanksgiving Centerpiece Design
Join Karen Vice and learn basic vase design skills to create an arrangement for fall or your Thanksgiving table. $65, $55 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, December 3 at Noon
  
Basket Weaving: Flurries
THIS SESSION 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.
Botanical Design: Christmas Door Decor
Join Karen Vice and learn basic vase design skills to create an arrangement to decorate your front door this holiday season. $65, $55 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.
Botanical Design: Christmas Door Decor
Join Karen Vice and learn basic vase design skills to create an arrangement to decorate your front door this holiday season. $65, $55 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Tuesday, December 6 at 6 p.m.
  
Botanical Drawing: Cones and Evergreens- SESSION 1
Learn the mathematics behind drawing cones and the beauty of the evergreens. Use these skills to add interest to holiday cards and increase your drawing skills. A supply list will be provided upon registration. This class is two sessions and meets on December 6 and 7. $55, $45 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Wednesday, December 7 at 6 p.m.
  
Botanical Drawing: Cones and Evergreens- SESSION 2
Learn the mathematics behind drawing cones and the beauty of the evergreens. Use these skills to add interest to holiday cards and increase your drawing skills. A supply list will be provided upon registration. This class is two sessions and meets on December 6 and 7. $55, $45 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.
Plant to Paper: Inclusions
Create handmade paper with leaves, petals, grass, and seeds. In this class you will learn how to prepare abaca pulp at home as well as an array of plant inclusions. Create paper with plant inclusions of your choice to take home with you.

Saturday, December 10 at 6 p.m.
  
Build Your Own Moss Terrarium Workshop
Bring a little nature into your life, while tapping into your creativity by making a moss terrarium with Moss Hunters. Participants will leave with a handmade terrarium. All supplies provided. $40, $30 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Tuesday, December 13 at 6 p.m.
  
Drawing Flowers: Christmas Cactus- SESSION 1
Are you interested in learning more about flowers? In this class, participants will draw flowers and learn about what makes floral families different from each other. Using basic line techniques, they will record hands-on explorations of Christmas cactus in a sketchbook. This class is two sessions and meets on December 13 and 14. $55, $45 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Wednesday, December 14 at 6 p.m.
  
Drawing Flowers: Christmas Cactus- SESSION 2
Are you interested in learning more about flowers? In this class, participants will draw flowers and learn about what makes floral families different from each other. Using basic line techniques, they will record hands-on explorations of Christmas cactus in a sketchbook.This class is two sessions and meets on December 13 and 14. $55, $45 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.
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. $55, $45 garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, December 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, December 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.
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.

Monday, December 19 at 6 p.m.
  
Indigenous Design: Dreamcatchers
Dreamcatchers are well known in the modern world. Originally created by the Ojibwe tribe, these dreamcatchers are believed to capture bad dreams and to filter good dreams through the center of the webbing. Learn more about the traditional uses of dreamcatchers while creating your own with this beginner level class! $40, $30 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.
Watercolor: Vintage Botanical Specimens
Join us to learn about the stylistic elements of vintage botanical specimen paintings. Explore a bit of the history of collecting and preparing botanical specimens and try your own hand at recreating the look! While no watercolor or drawing experience is needed for this class, students are encouraged to take Basics of Watercolor as a head start to the principles used for these paintings. All materials are provided. $60, $50 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Saturday, January 7 at 9 a.m.
  
Plant to Paper: Watermarks
Watermarks are designs set into a sheet of paper while the sheets are being formed. These hidden images are revealed when light shines through the thinner parts of the sheet. Learn techniques for creating watermarks and form your own watermarked sheets of paper to take home.
Watercolor: Foliage Foundations
Prepare to enjoy the colors of the season with fresh paintings of botanical foliage. We will examine foliage structures that are in season and hone in on mixing colors to capture the unique hues. No experience is necessary, but Basics of Watercolor is a suggested pre-requisite. All supplies provided. $55, $45 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.
Watercolor Pencils: Fruit- SESSION 1
Watercolor pencils are fun to use as a base for colored pencil botanical drawings. Learn to use these fun materials as you draw luscious fruit. This class is two sessions and meets on January 10 and 12. $60, $50 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.
Watercolor Pencils: Fruit- SESSION 2
Watercolor pencils are fun to use as a base for colored pencil botanical drawings. Learn to use these fun materials as you draw luscious fruit. This class is two sessions and meets on January 10 and 12. $60, $50 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Tuesday, January 17 at 6 p.m.
  
Indigenous Design: Beaded Earrings
When Europeans came to the Americas they brought many things to trade with First-Nation peoples, including glass beads. This class is an intermediate level, working with small beads and thread to sew onto a metal loop to create a beaded earring inspired by Indigenous designs. $40, $30 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.

Wednesday, January 18 at 6 p.m.
  
Mixing Colors for Botanical Drawings with Colored Pencils
Have fun mixing botanical colors with colored pencils. Learn to blend and layer colors to achieve vibrant and realistic colors. This is a very relaxing class with no drawing, just a focus on mixing skills and making color wheels. A supply list will be provided upon registration. $45, $35 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.
Basket Weaving: Smokey Tulip
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! $55, $45 for garden members.

Saturday, January 21 at 6 p.m.
  
Build Your Own Moss Terrarium Workshop
Bring a little nature into your life, while tapping into your creativity by making a moss terrarium with Moss Hunters. Participants will leave with a handmade terrarium. All supplies provided. $40, $30 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.
Intro to Gouache for Detailed Botanical Illustration- SESSION 1
Experiment with using gouache in detailed botanical illustrations. In this class, participants will learn how working with gouache is different, and how to use its forgiving nature to produce beautiful botanicals. Some drawing experience is suggested but is not required. A supply list will be provided upon registration. This class is two sessions and meets on January 23 and 25. $55, $45 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.
Intro to Gouache for Detailed Botanical Illustration- SESSION 1
Experiment with using gouache in detailed botanical illustrations. In this class, participants will learn how working with gouache is different, and how to use its forgiving nature to produce beautiful botanicals. Some drawing experience is suggested but is not required. A supply list will be provided upon registration. This class is two sessions and meets on January 23 and 25. $55, $45 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.
Botanical Design
Join Karen Vice and learn basic vase design skills to create an arrangement. $55, $45 for garden members. Pre-registration is required.
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. $55, $45 garden members. Pre-registration is required.
Basket Weaving: Confetti
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! $55, $45 for garden members.
Basket Weaving: Pie Carrier
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! $55, $45 for garden members.
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