Wednesday, January 14, 2009

New Olbrich Gardens classes for Kids

The new Olbrich Gardens classes for kids have been updated. Sign up early, as some classes fill up fast!

Info here:
www.olbrich.org


Nighttime in the Jungle:

Scents of the Rainforest

Let your senses tke over and explore the many scents in the Bolz Conservatory. Learn about how important different smells can be to plants, animals, and people, especially in the dark. Make your own scented rainforest plant to take home. Bring a flashlight for your after-dark tour! Ages 5 and up.

Thursday, January 29, 6:30-8 pm

Registration Deadline: January 22
Cost: $6 member/$8 public | Course Number: 60-10

Thursday, February 5, 6:30-8 pm

Registration Deadline: January 29
Cost: $6 member/$8 public | Course Number: 60-11

d explore the many scents in the Bolz Conservatory. Learn about how important different smells can be to plants, animals, and people, especially in the dark. Make your own scented rainforest plant to take home. Bring a flashlight for your after-dark tour! Ages 5 and up.


January 29
ost: $6 member/$8 public | Course Number: 60-11

wild west cactus garden
Cactus plants are colorful and crazy. Learn about cacti and their cousins, and create a wild west cactus garden of your own to take home. Ages 5 and up.

Saturday, February 14,1-2:30 pm

Registration Deadline: February 5
Cost: $9 member/$11 public | Course Number: 60-05

Nighttime in the Jungle:

Rainforest animals
Explore the Bolz Conservatory at night and learn about the countless animals that live in the rainforest. Make your own rainforest friend to take home. Bring a flashlight for your after-dark tour! Ages 5 and up.

Thursday, February 19, 6:30-8 pm

Registration Deadline: February 12
Cost: $6 member/$8 public | Course Number: 60-13

Thursday, February 26, 6:30-8 pm

Registration Deadline: February 19
Cost: $6 member/$8 public | Course Number: 60-14

Dinosaur Domes
Create a jungle terrarium with miniature plants that lived when dinosaurs roamed the earth, complete with dinosaur track fossils and a mini dinosaur inhabitant. Explore the prehistoric world of ancient reptiles and plants. Ages 6 and up.

Saturday, March 14, 10-11:30 am

Registration Deadline: March 5
Cost: $10 member/$12 public | Course Number: 60-20

Fairy Terrariums (we did this one - very fun!)
Create a tiny world just right for an imaginary flower friend! Plant and decorate your own miniature landscape with natural furnishings from the gardens and hear a story about the magic of flower fairies. Ages 6 and up.

Saturday, March 21, 10-11:30 am

Registration Deadline: March 12
Cost: $10 member/$12 public | Course Number: 60-21

gardening is for the birds
Take a stroll through Olbrich's children's garden to look for birds and other backyard wildlife. Then, head inside to assemble and decorate your own birdhouse to take home. Ages 5 and up.

Sunday, March 29, 10-11:30 am

Registration Deadline: March 19
Cost: $15 member/$18 public | Course Number: 60-02

Garden Baskets
Make your own Easter basket and decorate it with garden materials. Then plant real grass that will grow right in your basket. Ages 5 and up.

Sunday, April 5, 1-2:30 pm

Registration Deadline: March 26
Cost: $8 member/$10 public | Course Number: 60-19

Flower Pot Wind Chime
Welcome the spring breeze with a wind chime for your garden. Assemble and decorate your own wind chime made from clay pots. Ages 5 and up.

Saturday, April 18, 10-11:30 am

Registration Deadline: April 9
Cost: $8 member/$10 public | Course Number: 60-16

Papermaking in the Garden
Papermaking is a great way to creatively recycle scrap and waste paper - and the end result is a beautiful piece of usable paper. Join us at Olbrich as we create several pieces of paper to take home, decorated with natural materials from the garden. You'll also receive simple instructions to continue the papermaking fun at home! Ages 5 and up.

Saturday, April 25, 1-2:30 pm

Registration Deadline: April 16
Cost: $7 member/$9 public | Course Number: 60-03

Fabulous Flower Pots
Join Olbrich to create a beautiful growing gift for Mother's Day or for someone special. Pot a beautiful blooming plant into a container that you decorated yourself. Ages 5 and up.

Saturday, May 9, 10-11:30 am

Registration Deadline: April 30
Cost: $10 member/$12 public | Course Number: 60-08

Grow a Salad Bowl
Join Olbrich to grow a bowl full of salad. Plant a container garden full of different greens that you can munch on as they grow. Ages 5 and up.

Sunday, May 24, 1-2:30 pm

Registration Deadline: May 14
Cost: $8 member/$10 public | Course Number: 60-22

little sprouts gardening
Summer is just around the corner and that means it's time for little sprouts to learn the basics of gardening! Join Olbrich for down-in-the-dirt fun as we work with real tools, prepare a garden bed, and plant some seeds to take home. Come prepared to get messy! Ages 2-5. Class will be cancelled in inclement weather.

Tuesday, June 2, 10-11 am

Registration Deadline: May 26
Cost: $4 member/$5 public | Course Number: 50-10

Thursday, June 4, 10-11 am

Registration Deadline: May 28
Cost: $4 member/$5 public | Course Number: 50-11

Saturday, June 6, 10-11 am

Registration Deadline: May 28
Cost: $4 member/$5 public | Course Number: 50-12

Tuesday, June 9, 10-11 am

Registration Deadline: June 2
Cost: $4 member/$5 public | Course Number: 50-13

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