Classes & Workshops Calendar

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T'ai Chi Tuesdays Tuesday, October 03, 2023

Revive your energy levels with a T'ai Chi series for beginning and continuing students. This is a great opportunity to build upon your skills with experienced instructor, Sandy Hebhard, who promotes the benefits of this gentle exercise that relaxes the body and focuses the mind. Please bring a water bottle and wear comfortable-fitting shoes. Individual garden admission is included. Ages 18+. Registration deadline: September 19. Min. 12. Max. 20.0

Code                     Dates                    Day           Time

427402-T4           9/26- 10/31               T              10-11 a.m.

# Sessions/Fee: 6/$52

Member or Volunteer Fee: $47

Location: Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun


Foraging Wild Edibles Thursday, October 12, 2023

Learn how to forage for food in your own backyard! Identify common edible plants and learn how they can be used as well as when and how to harvest them. Take advantage of this opportunity to not only learn about, but taste wild edibles with Carrie Vrabel. A known wild food forager, Carrie is certified by the state of Indiana as a Wild Mushroom Identification Expert and is the founder of Wild Edible Indiana. Conservatory admission is included with registration. Ages 8+. All minors must be accompanied by a registered adult. Registration deadline: September 23 and October 5. Min 10. Max 20.

Code              Date    Day     Time              

4271XX          10/12   Th        6-8 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$22

Member or Volunteer Fee: $19

Location: Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.


Succulent Pumpkins Thursday, October 19, 2023

What is cuter than succulents paired with pumpkins? Sign up for this popular returning workshop, and create your own living decor to enjoy this autumn! Arrange individual succulent cuttings on miniature pumpkins and also learn expert tips on how to maintain and multiply your new plant babies once the season is over. Make time to visit the gardens too, as Conservatory admission is included. Ages 15+. Registration deadline: October 12. Min. 12. Max. 20.

Code                      Date        Day           Time
427503-R1            10/19       Th       6:00-7:00 pm

# Sessions/Fee: 1/$19
Members/Volunteers: $16
Location: Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.


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Pumpkin Macramé Saturday, October 21, 2023

Accompanied by boho macrame, go home with a trendy wall hanging holding a baby pumpkin topped with a baby succulent cutting! Join master of knots, Laurie Higi, in this beginner's level workshop that offers step-by-step instruction on simple knotting techniques with naturalized cotton rope and wooden beads. Such a fun occasion to sign up with friends when the Conservatory admission is included and Conjure Coffee and the Conservatory Shop are within reach. Ages 15+. Registration deadline: October 13. Min. 10. Max. 15.

Code                      Date        Day              Time
427504-S2            10/21        Sat          10:00-1:00 pm
# Sessions/Fee: 1/$28
Members/Volunteers: $25
Location: Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.



Simple Salads with Local Flavor Thursday, November 02, 2023

Season your own vinaigrette with kitchen spices and freshly prepared herbs from the garden. Perfect for flavoring salads or meats, learn what simple ingredients blend together for the most delightful taste! Hosted by local owner of The Olive Twist, Inc., Lori Berndt demonstrates her specialty while sharing tips and tricks to make your mouth water. Savor the flavor and also enjoy admission to "An Herban Garden" exhibit. Ages 15+. Registration deadline: October 26. Min. 10. Max. 20.0

Code                      Date           Day            Time
427106-R1             11/2            Th         10-11:30 a.m.

427106-R2            11/12           Th          6-7:30 p.m.
# Sessions/Fee: TBA
Location: Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.



Cornucopia Centerpiece Thursday, November 09, 2023

Prepare your table during a bountiful harvest workshop at the Botanical Conservatory. With gratitude, invite your guests to assemble an overflowing centerpiece with recommended floral designer, Dennis Bowman. Both fresh and faux autumn imagery is provided, though you are welcome to incorporate your own festive accents. Admission to the gardens is also included Ages 15+. Registration deadline: November 2. Min. 12. Max. 24.

Code                      Date         Day           Time
427506-R1             11/9          Th         6:00-7:30 pm
# Sessions/Fee: 1/$49
Members/Volunteers: $46
Location: Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.


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