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January 2017

Yoga in the Garden: January-February Session

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 @ 9:00 am - Tuesday, February 7, 2017 @ 10:30 am

Learn yoga’s calming rhythms of breathing, movement, and posture in a tranquil Garden setting.  Small class sizes enable instructor Jacqueline Gooding to offer individual pointers and address multiple levels of experience.  Please bring a blanket, yoga mat, water and appropriate layered clothing for the season.  Classes take place in the Garden or inside Garden buildings, depending on weather.

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Thursday Yoga in the Garden: January-February Session

Thursday, January 5, 2017 @ 10:00 am - Thursday, February 9, 2017 @ 11:30 am

Learn yoga’s calming rhythms of breathing, movement, and posture in a tranquil Garden setting.  Small class sizes enable instructor Jacqueline Gooding to offer individual pointers and address multiple levels of experience.  Please bring a blanket, yoga mat, water and appropriate layered clothing for the season.  Classes take place in the Garden or inside Garden buildings, depending on weather.

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Evening Yoga in the Garden: January-February Session

Thursday, January 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - Thursday, February 9, 2017 @ 7:30 pm

Learn yoga’s calming rhythms of breathing, movement, and posture during this evening offering in a tranquil Garden setting.  Small class sizes enable instructor Jacqueline Gooding to offer individual pointers and address multiple levels of experience.  Please bring a blanket, yoga mat, water and appropriate layered clothing for the season.  Classes take place in the Garden or inside Garden buildings, depending on weather.  This class is meeting off-site at Lewis Ginter Recreation Center.

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Ryan Syrell: Paintings

Saturday, January 14, 2017 @ 9:00 am - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Visit Gallery II in the Kelly Education Center Jan 14 – Feb 28, 2017 for a solo exhibition of Ryan Syrell.

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Half-Price Admission Days: Jan. 16 – Feb. 28, 2017

Monday, January 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - Tuesday, February 28, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

All Garden visitors enjoy half-price admission to Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Monday, Jan. 16 – Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017.  During this time only, Garden admission is $6 for adults and seniors and $4 for children.

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Basic Floral Design, Part 1: January Session

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - Tuesday, January 31, 2017 @ 8:30 pm

Learn how to create the basic shapes and styles of floral designs—the building blocks for true creativity.  This course will introduce you to techniques and styles commonly used by professionals.   Learn preparation techniques, how to create basic shapes, and how to prepare flowers for long-lasting arrangements. A section on cut flower care and handling is included, along with a text.  All materials provided; students need to bring sharp floral snips. Instructor: Mimi Cassick.  

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Lunchtime Lecture: Beer Basics

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

New to the craft beer movement? Learn the lingo, taste samples of different types, and pick up some tips for creative cooking with beer.

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So You Want to Keep Bees?

Saturday, January 21, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Learn what keeping bees is all about: how long it takes to learn, year-round schedule, time requirements, and cost.  Learn what resources are available locally to help you get started. Instructor: Elise Benhase, Lewis Ginter Beekeeper.

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February 2017

Winter Botany for Botanical Artists

Thursday, February 2, 2017 @ 10:00 am - Thursday, February 9, 2017 @ 3:30 pm

Explore the intricacies of plant forms in winter. Morning sessions help you learn to understand the structure of cones, berries, twigs. Study and draw a diversity of plant parts under the guidance of a botanist. Afternoons are devoted to graphite illustrations of plants related to the morning’s discussion. Emphasis is placed on observation, accurate representation of details, and labeling.  

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Escape from Winter: Terrariums and Dish Gardens

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Use small water-loving plants like ferns and mosses to create a terrarium, or sand, rocks, and succulents in a dish garden.  Either one will remind you of warmer climes during winter!  Also learn unusual ways to incorporate favorite houseplants into interior mini-scapes. Bring your own container (details sent after registration), all potting materials and plants are provided.

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