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Thursday, May 4

York Street
9:30 am - 10:15 am

Seedlings: A Rainbow of Wildflowers

May 4, 2017 |
Children & Families
,
3-6 year olds

Celebrate National Wildflower Week as we explore the beautiful colors of the wildflowers growing in the Gardens.

• Ages 3-6 years: Tuesday, May 2, 9:30 or 11 a.m.

• Ages 3-6...Learn more

York Street
10:45 am - 11:30 am

Seedlings: A Rainbow of Wildflowers

May 4, 2017 |
Children & Families
,
3-6 year olds

Celebrate National Wildflower Week as we explore the beautiful colors of the wildflowers growing in the Gardens.

• Ages 3-6 years: Tuesday, May 2, 9:30 or 11 a.m.

• Ages 3-6...Learn more

York Street
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Botanical Illustration in Pencil II

May 4, 2017 |
Botanical Illustration
,
Adults

Simple and classic, pencil drawing is a timeless art form. Expand on the drawing skills you learned in Botanical Illustration in Pencil I as you reinforce and refine your knowledge of...Learn more

York Street
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Introduction to Xeriscape

May 4, 2017 |
Lifelong Learning
,
Adults

Xeriscape is not only a concept, it should be a way of life in Colorado.

Gardening in a way that conserves water and enhances our lives seems like a no-brainer. But, breaking the...Learn more

Friday, May 5

York Street
9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Perfecting Perspective

May 5, 2017 |
Botanical Illustration
,
Adults

Do you shy away from complicated plants? Even experienced illustrators sometimes struggle with foreshortening and simplify their subjects to eliminate difficult elements. Work...Learn more

York Street
9:30 am - 10:15 am

Seedlings: A Rainbow of Wildflowers

May 5, 2017 |
Children & Families
,
3-6 year olds

Celebrate National Wildflower Week as we explore the beautiful colors of the wildflowers growing in the Gardens.

• Ages 3-6 years: Tuesday, May 2, 9:30 or 11 a.m.

• Ages 3-6...Learn more

York Street
Calder Monumental Visitors
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Calder: Monumental Tour

May 5, 2017 |
Exhibition-Related, Lifelong Learning, Tours
,
Adults

American artist Alexander Calder (1898-1976) is considered one of the most influential sculptors of the 20th century and is known for his bold energetic sculptures. Calder: Monumental features...Learn more

York Street
10:45 am - 11:30 am

Seedlings: A Rainbow of Wildflowers

May 5, 2017 |
Children & Families
,
3-6 year olds

Celebrate National Wildflower Week as we explore the beautiful colors of the wildflowers growing in the Gardens.

• Ages 3-6 years: Tuesday, May 2, 9:30 or 11 a.m.

• Ages 3-6...Learn more

York Street
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Behind the Science: Explore the Natural History Collections

May 5, 2017 |
While You're Here, Tours
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Family (all ages)

A docent will lead a behind-the-scenes exploration of the Kathryn Kalmbach Herbarium of Vascular Plants and the Sam Mitchel Herbarium of Fungi with thousands of preserved plant and fungi specimens...Learn more

York Street
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

A Simple Guide to Planning a Seed Garden

May 5, 2017 |
Lifelong Learning
,
Adults

Learn how planning ahead can yield big results from your seed harvest. Knowing how a seed is saved allows you to let nature take its course and give back even more than you put in. This class...Learn more

Saturday, May 6

York Street
9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Ink & Stem

May 6, 2017 |
Lifelong Learning
,
Adults

Come savor a spring morning in the gardens and learn how to design and plant your own living succulent centerpiece using gorgeous fresh succulents. We will discuss succulent care, propagation...Learn more

York Street
Calder Monumental Visitors
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Calder: Monumental Tour

May 6, 2017 |
Exhibition-Related, Lifelong Learning, Tours
,
Adults

American artist Alexander Calder (1898-1976) is considered one of the most influential sculptors of the 20th century and is known for his bold energetic sculptures. Calder: Monumental features...Learn more

York Street
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sustainable Greenhouse Design

May 6, 2017 |
Rocky Mountain Gardening
,
Adults

Rocky Mountain Gardening Elective

Have you ever wondered if a greenhouse that needs NO supplemental heating or cooling could be made? The answer is yes!

No more over-heating and...Learn more

10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Scouts at the Plains Conservation Center: A Day on the Prairie

May 6, 2017 |
Children & Families
,
Family (all ages)

Saturday, May 6, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Join us at the Plains Conservation Center for this unique experience. Step back in time and discover what it was like in the 1800s for the Native...Learn more

York Street
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Invitation to Ikebana: Contemporary

May 6, 2017 |
Lifelong Learning
,
Adults

Ikebana is an expression of our respect and appreciation towards nature. We observe life through the arrangement of plants. During each class, participants receive hands-on instruction to put...Learn more

York Street
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

DIY Herbal Gifts

May 6, 2017 |
Lifelong Learning
,
Adults

Get creative with this herbal gift-making workshop just in time for Mother’s Day! This workshop will highlight the beauty and simplicity in giving gifts made from your own hands that express your...Learn more

York Street
Calder Monumental Visitors
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Calder: Monumental Tour

May 6, 2017 |
Exhibition-Related, Lifelong Learning, Tours
,
Adults

American artist Alexander Calder (1898-1976) is considered one of the most influential sculptors of the 20th century and is known for his bold energetic sculptures. Calder: Monumental features...Learn more

Sunday, May 7

York Street
Calder Monumental Visitors
9:30 am - 10:30 am

Calder: Monumental Tour

May 7, 2017 |
Exhibition-Related, Lifelong Learning, Tours
,
Adults

American artist Alexander Calder (1898-1976) is considered one of the most influential sculptors of the 20th century and is known for his bold energetic sculptures. Calder: Monumental features...Learn more

York Street
9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Passive Solar Greenhouse Growing

May 7, 2017 |
Lifelong Learning, Rocky Mountain Gardening
,
Adults

Rocky Mountain Gardening Elective

Penn and Cord Parmenter have been growing food in their passive solar sustainable greenhouse for 12 years. Their expertise is shared in this class to...Learn more

York Street
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Growing Food in the High Mountains

May 7, 2017 |
Lifelong Learning, Rocky Mountain Gardening
,
Adults

Rocky Mountain Gardening Elective

You can grow food in the mountains! Cord and Penn Parmenter are determined to say ‘yes’ to mountain gardeners. Wind, hail, deer, bears, extreme...Learn more

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