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Tuesday, August 1

Chatfield Farms
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

SCFD Free Day

August 1, 2017 |
Free Days
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Family (all ages)

Free days for Colorado residents are held throughout the year at Denver Botanic Gardens, thanks to funding from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). The event offers everyone a...Learn more

Chatfield Farms
10:00 am - 11:30 am

SPARK!

August 1, 2017 |
Adults

In partnership with the Colorado chapter of the SPARK! Alzheimer s Association, Denver Botanic Gardens offers an opportunity for participants with mild memory loss to enjoy hands-on garden...Learn more

Wednesday, August 2

York Street
8:00 am - 9:00 am

Gentle Vinyasa

August 2, 2017 |
Lifelong Learning
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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

York Street
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunflowers in Watercolor

August 2, 2017 |
Botanical Illustration
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Adults

Girasole, tournesol, girasol, solros: In any language, the sunflower is an iconic image in botanical art. Break away from tiny, delicate plants and experiment with composition of the big...Learn more

York Street
5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

SCFD Showcase - Aug. 2

August 2, 2017 |
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 Wednesday, Aug. 2, 9 and 16 from 5-8:30 p.m....Learn more

York Street
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Evening Vinyasa Yoga at the Gardens

August 2, 2017 |
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

Thursday, August 3

York Street
8:00 am - 9:00 am

Sunrise Vinyasa Yoga at the Gardens

August 3, 2017 |
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

Fitness in the Gardens

August 3, 2017 |
Lifelong Learning
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Adults

Fitness in the Gardens is a 60-minute course that incorporates dynamic stretching, running, and high intensity interval training using functional fitness and body weight movements. This class is...Learn more

York Street
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Acorns and Oak Leaves

August 3, 2017 |
Botanical Illustration
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Adults

Beautiful artwork is created with value and detail. Working in pencil and brush, you’ll develop pigment-free values and master seamless gradations from lightest light to darkest dark without the...Learn more

York Street
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Whimsy after Midnight: The Secret Life of Your Garden

August 3, 2017 |
Botanical Illustration
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Adults

Ever wonder what goes on in your garden after the moon rises and your spade and garden gloves lie undisturbed on the back steps? It’s time to have some fun in the botanical realm! Let your...Learn more

Friday, August 4

Offsite
mountain and kayaks

Trip - Natures' Adaptations: River to Desert with Denver Botanic Gardens

August 4 - 6, 2017 |
Bonfils Stanton Series, Trips and Travel
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Adults

Join the Denver Botanic Gardens and Centennial Canoe Outfitters, Inc., for a leisurely, guided and outfitted, 31- mile canoe trip through the Escalante and Dominguez Canyons Wilderness Area on...Learn more

York Street
9:00 am - 2:30 pm

Discover the Amazing World of Lichens Through Colored Pencils

August 4, 2017 |
Botanical Illustration
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Adults

The Focus of this three-day workshop will be practicing illumination techniques with colored pencils using lichen-covered twigs as the subject matter. There will be demonstrations and...Learn more

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

Calder: Monumental Tour

August 4, 2017 |
Exhibition-Related, Lifelong Learning, Tours
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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
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Behind the Science: Explore the Natural History Collections

August 4, 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
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Garden to Glass, Summer Drinks and Tapas Workshop

August 4, 2017 |
Lifelong Learning
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Adults

Learn how to make the most of your summertime libations. Participants learn to make refreshing aqua frescas, extraordinary elixirs, and sensational syrups made from fruits and herbs from the...Learn more

Plains Convention Center
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Sunset on the Prairie

August 4, 2017 |
Tours
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Adults

Enjoy a night out and get to know the prairie that is right outside your door in a whole new way. Take a wagon ride and enjoy one of the best views of the front range sunset as you learn about the...Learn more

Saturday, August 5

York Street
8:00 am - 9:00 am

Member Morning

August 5, 2017 |
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.

Learn more

York Street
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Water Garden Society Water Blossom Festival

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

Celebrate the beauty of waterlilies, lotuses and other aquatic plants during the annual Water Blossom Festival at the Monet Pool and surrounding water features. Aquatics experts give tours of...Learn more

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

Calder: Monumental Tour

August 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
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Miniature Garden Family Workshop: Summertime Fairies

August 5, 2017 |
Children & Families
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Family (ages 5-10)

Join us as we create miniature lands for mystical garden friends. Discover what plants fairies prefer as you design, plant and landscape a tiny oasis for a fairy. Each child will create a...Learn more

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