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Thursday, July 28

York Street
8:00 am - 9:00 am

Sunrise Vinyasa Yoga at the Gardens

July 28, 2016 |
Lifelong Learning
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Adults

Looking for an amazing place to practice your yoga skills, how about the beautiful Denver Botanic Gardens?

Vinyasa yoga weaves beautiful movement with challenging postures, and...Learn more

York Street
8:00 am - 9:00 am

Gentle Vinyasa and Meditation

July 28, 2016 |
Lifelong Learning
,
Adults

Gentle vinyasa is an all-levels practice, open to everyone! Come unwind through gentle movement, stretching, pranayama and guided meditation. This class holds space to allow the student to gain...Learn more

8:45 am - 1:00 pm

Mount Goliath Guided Wildflower Hike

July 28, 2016 |
Lifelong Learning, Tours, Trips and Travel
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Adults

Discover the life cycles and lore of the alpine tundra and the intense beauty of a natural garden that lasts only 40 frost-free days. This is a trail of contrasts--awesome Rocky Mountain vistas...Learn more

York Street
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Nature Observed

July 28, 2016 |
Botanical Illustration
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Adults

Nature Observed is a series of workshops that covers the basics of field sketching and documentation. It introduces the process of quickly capturing accurate renderings of any object....Learn more

York Street
9:30 am - 10:15 am

Seedlings: Scrumptious Seeds

July 28, 2016 |
Children & Families
,
3-6 year olds

Seeds have many amazing secret lives. Explore where seeds live and discover the many seeds we eat.

• Ages 18-24 months: Tuesday, July 26, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

• Ages 24-36 months...Learn more

York Street
10:45 am - 11:30 am

Seedlings: Scrumptious Seeds

July 28, 2016 |
Children & Families
,
3-6 year olds

Seeds have many amazing secret lives. Explore where seeds live and discover the many seeds we eat.

• Ages 18-24 months: Tuesday, July 26, 9:30 or 10:45 a.m.

• Ages 24-36 months...Learn more

York Street
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

SCFD Showcase

July 28, 2016 |
While You're Here
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Family (all ages)

Enjoy performances and hands-on activities from cultural organizations that are members of the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD) on select Thursday evenings in July and August....Learn more

York Street
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Improve Your Handwriting Skills

July 28, 2016 |
Botanical Illustration
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Adults

Handwriting is becoming a lost art since email and text messaging have become our primary written communication methods. Researchers suggest that developing writing skills will aid the visual...Learn more

York Street
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Vinyasa, Violins and Vino

July 28, 2016 |
Lifelong Learning, Special Events
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Adults

Yoga with a twist. Enjoy vinyasa yoga, live violin music and a picnic! Relax in nature as Blake Burger, certified instructor and Gardens’ horticulturist, leads an hour-long class in the Gardens....Learn more

Friday, July 29

York Street
8:00 am - 9:00 am

Member Morning

July 29, 2016 |
While You're Here
,
Members Only

Members can visit the Gardens at 8 a.m. before public hours. Grab a spot on a favorite bench, sip a cup of tea by the Monet pond, or enjoy a morning walk on quiet paths. Skip the lines and get...Learn more

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tour - Plains to Plains

July 29, 2016 |
Bonfils Stanton Series, Tours
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Adults

Hike of Pawnee Buttes and Tour of High Plains Environmental Center with Panayoti Kelaidis and Jim Tolstrup

Few landscapes are more iconic than the Pawnee Buttes, a short drive...Learn more

York Street
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Stories in Sculpture: Selections from the Walker Art Center Collection

July 29, 2016 |
Exhibition-Related, Lifelong Learning, Tours
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Adults

Explore 20th century sculptures from the Walker Art Center collection, including works by Henry Moore, Louise Nevelson and Isamu Noguchi, with a knowledgeable docent as your guide. Whether...Learn more

York Street
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Garden Art Family Workshop: Plaster Cast Figures

July 29, 2016 |
Children & Families
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Family (ages 5-10)

Discover the stories a sculpture can tell as you create your own figurative form. Design and mold a sculpture out of ordinary everyday items, and then preserve your form using plaster.

...Learn more

York Street
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Garden Art Family Workshop: Plaster Cast Figures

July 29, 2016 |
Children & Families
,
Family (ages 5-10)

Discover the stories a sculpture can tell as you create your own figurative form. Design and mold a sculpture out of ordinary everyday items, and then preserve your form using plaster.

...Learn more

Saturday, July 30

8:45 am - 1:00 pm

Mount Goliath Guided Wildflower Hike

July 30, 2016 |
Lifelong Learning, Tours, Trips and Travel
,
Adults

Discover the life cycles and lore of the alpine tundra and the intense beauty of a natural garden that lasts only 40 frost-free days. This is a trail of contrasts--awesome Rocky Mountain vistas...Learn more

Chatfield Farms
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Ooh La Lavender

July 30, 2016 |
Classes at Chatfield, Lifelong Learning
,
Adults

* This class takes place at Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield, C-470 and Wadsworth *

Enjoy a Saturday at Chatfield learning all about lavender - how to grow it, how...Learn more

York Street
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Easy Drawing in the Gardens

July 30, 2016 |
Exhibition-Related, Lifelong Learning
,
Adults

Make drawing easier with a simpler, logical, structural approach. Learn basics of perspective, composition control, and methods to capture forms through simplification and reference points and...Learn more

York Street
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Stories in Sculpture: Selections from the Walker Art Center Collection

July 30, 2016 |
Exhibition-Related, Lifelong Learning, Tours
,
Adults

Explore 20th century sculptures from the Walker Art Center collection, including works by Henry Moore, Louise Nevelson and Isamu Noguchi, with a knowledgeable docent as your guide. Whether...Learn more

York Street
9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Meet a Sculpture - Family Drop-in Art Exploration

July 30, 2016 |
While You're Here
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Family (all ages)

Discover the artwork of the Stories in Sculpture exhibition with the whole family. Join us on Saturdays June 18 – August 13, 9:30 a.m. – noon to explore the modern and contemporary sculptures....Learn more

York Street
10:00 am - 12:15 pm

Japanese Tea Ceremony

July 30, 2016 |
Lifelong Learning
,
Adults

For centuries, the tea ceremony has been considered the epitome of Japanese life, based on harmony, respect, purity, tranquility and elegant simplicity. Come experience the real thing - a...Learn more

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