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Sat 7 Mar
2015
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Spring has Sprung - Family Painting

Saturday, March 7 @ 9 AM - 11 AM

Member Price: $60.00 - Non-Member Price:  $65.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Spring has Sprung - Family Painting Family workshop Saturday, March 7    9 to 11 a.m. Palette and Pub Instructor In this fun painting class, adults and children will work together, on separate canvases, to create a unique work of art.  An instructor from... Learn More

Spring has Sprung - Family Painting

Family workshop

Saturday, March 7    9 to 11 a.m.

Palette and Pub Instructor

In this fun painting class, adults and children will work together, on separate canvases, to create a unique work of art.  An instructor from Palette and Pub will guide students through the painting process, step by step. When completed, the adult and child paintings will be made to be hung together on the wall. Painting experience is not necessary.

This class is designed for children ages 7 and up and one adult. All materials included.


$60/Member Family; $65/Non-Member Family

 

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Tue 10 Mar
2015
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Healthy in a Hurry

Tuesday, March 10 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $14.00 - Non-Member Price:  $23.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Tuesday, March 10: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Judy Knudsen - Brown County UW Extension Family Living Educator Making nutritious food choices can be a challenge. Learn tips and secrets for getting a healthy dinner on the table in 45 minutes or less, with ingredients found in your pantry or at any... Learn More

Tuesday, March 10: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Judy Knudsen - Brown County UW Extension Family Living Educator

Making nutritious food choices can be a challenge. Learn tips and secrets for getting a healthy dinner on the table in 45 minutes or less, with ingredients found in your pantry or at any grocery store. Recipes and samples provided.

$14/GBBG Members; $23/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Thu 12 Mar
2015
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Raising Backyard Chickens

Thursday, March 12 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $9.00 - Non-Member Price:  $18.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Raising Backyard Chickens Thursday, March 12: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Instructor: Val Dantoin - NWTC Sustainable Ag Educator Explore all of the ins and outs and everything you need to know to start raising your own chickens and collecting your own “farm fresh” eggs. Val will... Learn More

Raising Backyard Chickens

Thursday, March 12: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Instructor: Val Dantoin - NWTC Sustainable Ag Educator

Explore all of the ins and outs and everything you need to know to start raising your own chickens and collecting your own “farm fresh” eggs. Val will also discuss housing and outdoor pens, feed and water, sunlight and shade and common chicken problems.

$9/GBBG Members; $18/Non-Members. 

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Sat 14 Mar
2015
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Growing and Preserving Unusual Fruits

Saturday, March 14 @ 10 AM - 12 PM

Member Price: $20.00 - Non-Member Price:  $29.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Growing and Preserving Unusual Fruits Saturday, March 14: 10 a.m. to Noon Instructor: John Holzwart - Moonwise Herbs Everyone enjoys the sensual pleasure of tasting a new and exotic tropical fruit, but few people in the Midwest realize that they can taste these delicious fruits in... Learn More

Growing and Preserving Unusual Fruits

Saturday, March 14: 10 a.m. to Noon

Instructor: John Holzwart - Moonwise Herbs

Everyone enjoys the sensual pleasure of tasting a new and exotic tropical fruit, but few people in the Midwest realize that they can taste these delicious fruits in their own backyard. Join John Holzwart as he shares tips for growing and preserving unusual fruit. Fruit that we will discuss include edible dogwoods, aronia, elderberries, sea buckthorn, autumn olives, pawpaws, figs and many more!

$20/GBBG Members; $29/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Sat 14 Mar
2015
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Fruit Tree Grafting

Saturday, March 14 @ 1 PM - 3 PM

Member Price: $24.00 - Non-Member Price:  $33.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Fruit Tree Grafting Saturday, March 14: 1 to 3 p.m. Instructor: John Holzwart - Moonwise Herbs Learn to generate that perfect fruit tree.  Grafting is the technique of joining parts of plants which unite and continue their growth as one plant. Participants will learn... Learn More

Fruit Tree Grafting

Saturday, March 14: 1 to 3 p.m.

Instructor: John Holzwart - Moonwise Herbs

Learn to generate that perfect fruit tree.  Grafting is the technique of joining parts of plants which unite and continue their growth as one plant. Participants will learn techniques, graft and take home 2 semi-dwarf fruit trees (apple, pear or plum). Root stocks and scionwood (fruit tree cuttings) provided. Additional plant materials available for purchase. Please bring a sharp, clean pocket knife.

$24/GBBG Members; $33/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Sat 14 Mar
2015

FREE Scionwood Exchange (Fruit Tree Grafting)

Saturday, March 14 @ 3 PM - 5 PM

FREE Scionwood Exchange (Fruit Tree Grafting) Saturday, March 14: 3 to 5 p.m. Instructor: John Holzwart - Moonwise Herbs Attention all fruit tree grafters and growers! Here is your chance to trade fruit tree cuttings and plant material. Newbies and seasoned grafters will swap... Learn More

FREE Scionwood Exchange

(Fruit Tree Grafting)

Saturday, March 14: 3 to 5 p.m.

Instructor: John Holzwart - Moonwise Herbs

Attention all fruit tree grafters and growers! Here is your chance to trade fruit tree cuttings and plant material. Newbies and seasoned grafters will swap scionwood of various fruit trees. Do you have a special apple or pear tree in your yard? Bring a few labeled cuttings of dormant scionwood; no patented varieties please.

The Exchange is FREE, but please register by calling Emily Hansum at 920-491-3691 ext. 122 or email ehansum@gbbg.org.

Tue 17 Mar
2015
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All About Annuals

Tuesday, March 17 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $14.00 - Non-Member Price:  $23.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

All About Annuals Tuesday, March 17: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Instructor: Ken Harr - Sakata Seeds Learn the secrets of growing healthy and beautiful annuals for both containers and landscape beds.  Ken will reveal his secrets for creating astounding annual flower displays. ... Learn More

All About Annuals

Tuesday, March 17: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Instructor: Ken Harr - Sakata Seeds

Learn the secrets of growing healthy and beautiful annuals for both containers and landscape beds.  Ken will reveal his secrets for creating astounding annual flower displays.  Participants will learn how to use colorful combinations and where to place that perfect plant for pizzazz. Get Ken’s tips on choosing, planting, deadheading, fertilizing and his must-have annuals for 2015 in this informative class.

$14/GBBG Members; $23/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Wed 18 Mar
2015

FREE Travelogue: Hawaii

Wednesday, March 18 @ 12 PM - 1 PM

Wednesday, March 18 12 to 1 p.m. Mike Morgan - GBBG Member Take a break from the winter winds and join us for this tropical lunchtime presentation! Mike will showcase the beautiful National Tropical Botanical Gardens, located on the island of Kauai. Bring a bag lunch and join us for... Learn More

Wednesday, March 18

12 to 1 p.m.

Mike Morgan - GBBG Member

Take a break from the winter winds and join us for this tropical lunchtime presentation! Mike will showcase the beautiful National Tropical Botanical Gardens, located on the island of Kauai.

Bring a bag lunch and join us for this FREE program.

Tue 24 Mar
2015
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Entertaining with Cheese

Tuesday, March 24 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $9.00 - Non-Member Price:  $18.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

  Entertaining with Cheese Tuesday, March 24: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Instructor: Cindy Schmidt - Senior Perishables Specialist, Festival Foods Whether you are hosting a potluck or your weekly Bunco night, don’t forget to invite cheese! Cindy will share easy ideas and recipes... Learn More

 Entertaining with Cheese

Tuesday, March 24: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Instructor: Cindy Schmidt - Senior Perishables Specialist, Festival Foods

Whether you are hosting a potluck or your weekly Bunco night, don’t forget to invite cheese! Cindy will share easy ideas and recipes for entertaining with specialty cheeses. Enjoy samples while learning how to make a tray look professional! The possibilities of entertaining with cheese are endless!

$9/GBBG Members; $18/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Thu 26 Mar
2015
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Glass Fusing

Thursday, March 26 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $30.00 - Non-Member Price:  $39.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Glass Fusing Thursday, March 26: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Instructor: Angie Kusek Schubert- Owner, Ginger Birch Learn how to make beautiful kiln-fired glass in this fun and creative workshop! Make your own pendants, earrings, hair clips or bookmarks. Each participant will make two pieces and... Learn More

Glass Fusing

Thursday, March 26: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Instructor: Angie Kusek Schubert- Owner, Ginger Birch

Learn how to make beautiful kiln-fired glass in this fun and creative workshop! Make your own pendants, earrings, hair clips or bookmarks. Each participant will make two pieces and will pick up their fired work approximately a week later. All materials included.

$30/GBBG Members; $39/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Fri 27 Mar
2015
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Garden Sprouts: Super Seeds!

Friday, March 27 @ 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Member Price: $8.00 - Non-Member Price:  $13.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Garden Sprouts: Super Seeds! Friday, March 27: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Instructor: GBBG Education Staff Have fun learning about seeds! We will learn how seeds grow, and look at seeds of all shapes, sizes and colors. Come discover how super seeds are by tasting, touching and planting your... Learn More

Garden Sprouts: Super Seeds!

Friday, March 27: 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Instructor: GBBG Education Staff

Have fun learning about seeds! We will learn how seeds grow, and look at seeds of all shapes, sizes and colors. Come discover how super seeds are by tasting, touching and planting your very own seeds to take home. This program is designed for children ages 3 to 5 and one accompanying adult. Price includes one child and adult.

$8/GBBG Members; $13/Non-Members.  

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Sat 28 Mar
2015
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Feathered Friends for Families

Saturday, March 28 @ 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Member Price: $18.00 - Non-Member Price:  $23.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Family workshop Saturday, March 28; 10 to 11:30 a.m. GBBG Education Staff We are excited to introduce monthly family workshops at GBBG! Join us for our first workshop and learn how you can show special love to our feathered friends. We will explore the Garden to identify some common... Learn More

Family workshop

Saturday, March 28; 10 to 11:30 a.m.

GBBG Education Staff

We are excited to introduce monthly family workshops at GBBG! Join us for our first workshop and learn how you can show special love to our feathered friends. We will explore the Garden to identify some common winter birds and make a few special bird treats to take home. This family workshop is designed for families with children ages 4 to 10. Materials included.

$18/member family; $23/non-member family

Mon 30 Mar
2015
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Floral Arranging: Spring Forward!

Monday, March 30 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $35.00 - Non-Member Price:  $44.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Floral Arranging: Spring Forward! Monday, March 30: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Instructor: Emily Hansum - GBBG Education Manager Are you ready for the sights and smells of spring? Set your clocks, and join us for this hands-on workshop as we create a beautiful spring arrangement to brighten... Learn More

Floral Arranging: Spring Forward!

Monday, March 30: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Instructor: Emily Hansum - GBBG Education Manager

Are you ready for the sights and smells of spring? Set your clocks, and join us for this hands-on workshop as we create a beautiful spring arrangement to brighten your home.  Materials included.

$35/GBBG Members; $44Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

 

Fri 3 Apr
2015
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Painting Party

Friday, April 3 @ 6 PM - 8 PM

Member Price: $35.00 - Non-Member Price:  $44.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Painting Party Friday, April 3: 6 to 8 p.m. Lori Vandenberg - Fine Artist/Fun Facilitator Have fun painting with your friends in a relaxed group setting while following step-by-step instructions. Enjoy various beverages from the Garden’s cash bar or bring your own... Learn More

Painting Party

Friday, April 3: 6 to 8 p.m.

Lori Vandenberg - Fine Artist/Fun Facilitator

Have fun painting with your friends in a relaxed group setting while following step-by-step instructions. Enjoy various beverages from the Garden’s cash bar or bring your own non-alcoholic refreshments and snacks to feed your creativity. No experience is necessary, making it a carefree, creative night out! Each participant will create a unique 16x20 acrylic painting. Materials included.

 $35/GBBG Members; $44/Non-members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Mon 6 Apr
2015
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Contain Your Taste Buds

Monday, April 6 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $9.00 - Non-Member Price:  $18.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Contain Your Taste Buds Monday, April 6: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Lynn Clark - NEW Master Gardener You don’t need a large yard to indulge your dreams of growing edibles. Attend this class to learn how to grow bountiful vegetables in containers of all shapes and sizes. Seed sowing, soil... Learn More

Contain Your Taste Buds

Monday, April 6: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Lynn Clark - NEW Master Gardener

You don’t need a large yard to indulge your dreams of growing edibles. Attend this class to learn how to grow bountiful vegetables in containers of all shapes and sizes. Seed sowing, soil preparation, and harvest techniques are just part of what will be covered in this class.

$9/GBBG Members; $18/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Wed 8 Apr
2015
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Adding Color to your Plate

Wednesday, April 8 @ 2:30 PM - 4 PM

Member Price: $14.00 - Non-Member Price:  $23.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

  Adding Color to your Plate Wednesday, April 8: 2:30 to 4 p.m. Judy Knudsen - Brown County UW Extension Family Living Educator Let the emerging colors of spring flowers be a good reminder for your plate. Do you eat a plateful of color every day? Judy will share ideas and... Learn More

 Adding Color to your Plate

Wednesday, April 8: 2:30 to 4 p.m.

Judy Knudsen - Brown County UW Extension Family Living Educator

Let the emerging colors of spring flowers be a good reminder for your plate. Do you eat a plateful of color every day? Judy will share ideas and recipes for adding delicious fruits and vegetables to your plates for breakfast, lunch & dinner! Samples included.

$14/GBBG Members; $23/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Thu 9 Apr
2015
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The Beginning Gardener

Thursday, April 9 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $9.00 - Non-Member Price:  $18.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

The Beginning Gardener Thursday, April 9: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Lisa Stubbe- Landscape Artisans Are you a beginning gardener wanting to learn basic gardening skills? Learn how to analyze your space, prepare the soil, irrigate the landscape and select plants.  Discover annuals,... Learn More

The Beginning Gardener

Thursday, April 9: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Lisa Stubbe- Landscape Artisans

Are you a beginning gardener wanting to learn basic gardening skills? Learn how to analyze your space, prepare the soil, irrigate the landscape and select plants. 

Discover annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees and how to use them in combinations.  Finally, learn how to break the project down into workable segments. Get ready to be the envy of all your neighbors!

$9/GBBG Member; $18/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

 

Tue 14 Apr
2015
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A Peek into Spring Flavors

Tuesday, April 14 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $18.00 - Non-Member Price:  $27.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

A Peek into Spring Flavors Tuesday, April 14: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Susan Beno - Culinary Specialist Learn about and enjoy the spring colors and flavors of various vegetables and their uses for soups, salads and other entrees. Enjoy a variety of recipes and samples during this fun... Learn More

A Peek into Spring Flavors

Tuesday, April 14: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Susan Beno - Culinary Specialist

Learn about and enjoy the spring colors and flavors of various vegetables and their uses for soups, salads and other entrees. Enjoy a variety of recipes and samples during this fun evening!

$18/GBBG Members; $27/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Tue 21 Apr
2015
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All Natural Cleaning

Tuesday, April 21 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $35.00 - Non-Member Price:  $44.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

All Natural Cleaning Tuesday, April 21: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Angie Kusek Schubert- Owner, Ginger Birch A few simple ingredients are all you need to keep a naturally clean home! Celebrate Earth Day by learning to make your own cleaners using simple ingredients you may already have.... Learn More

All Natural Cleaning

Tuesday, April 21: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Angie Kusek Schubert- Owner, Ginger Birch

A few simple ingredients are all you need to keep a naturally clean home! Celebrate Earth Day by learning to make your own cleaners using simple ingredients you may already have. We’ll make an all-purpose cleaner, a grease fighter, toilet bombs and share some tips! All materials included.

$35/GBBG Members; $44/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Fri 24 Apr
2015
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Garden Sprouts: Totally Trees

Friday, April 24 @ 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Member Price: $8.00 - Non-Member Price:  $13.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Preschool program Friday, April 24; 10 to 11:30 a.m. Celebrate Arbor Day and have fun learning about trees!  We will hike through the Garden to find short trees, tall trees and trees in between by giving them big hugs around their trunks.  This program is designed for children... Learn More

Preschool program

Friday, April 24; 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Celebrate Arbor Day and have fun learning about trees!  We will hike through the Garden to find short trees, tall trees and trees in between by giving them big hugs around their trunks.  This program is designed for children ages three to five and one accompanying adult. Price includes one child and adult.

$8/member, $13/non-member

Sat 25 Apr
2015
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Spring Birding in the Garden

Saturday, April 25 @ 8 AM - 9:30 AM

Member Price: $9.00 - Non-Member Price:  $18.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Spring Birding in the Garden Saturday, April 25: 8 to 9:30 a.m. Dr. Jack Swelstad - GBBG Member & Bird Enthusiast Join local birder, Dr. Jack Swelstad for a morning of birding at the Garden! Explore the best spots in the Garden for locating late winter bird residents and the... Learn More

Spring Birding in the Garden

Saturday, April 25: 8 to 9:30 a.m.

Dr. Jack Swelstad - GBBG Member & Bird Enthusiast

Join local birder, Dr. Jack Swelstad for a morning of birding at the Garden! Explore the best spots in the Garden for locating late winter bird residents and the early migrants of spring. This beginner level class will help you learn about the equipment needed for birding, review skills such as bird identification & bird calls and provides time to practice birding at the Garden. Dress for the weather and bring a pair of binoculars and a bird guide book.

$9/GBBG Members; $18/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Sat 25 Apr
2015
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Go Green for Families

Saturday, April 25 @ 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Member Price: $18.00 - Non-Member Price:  $23.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

  Go Green for Families Saturday, April 25: 10 to 11:30 a.m. GBBG Education Staff Do you know what happens on April 22? Every year, the United States and more than 100 other countries join together in celebration of Earth Day. Celebrate Earth Day and learn how we can use our... Learn More

 Go Green for Families

Saturday, April 25: 10 to 11:30 a.m.

GBBG Education Staff

Do you know what happens on April 22? Every year, the United States and more than 100 other countries join together in celebration of Earth Day. Celebrate Earth Day and learn how we can use our green thumbs to appreciate nature and also protect our environment. In this “green” program families will make recycled art, learn about natural resources, compost, decomposition and much more! It’s cool to be green! This family workshop is designed for families with children ages 4 to 10. All materials included.

$18/GBBG Member Families; $23/Non-Member Families.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Sat 25 Apr
2015
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Basics of Beekeeping

Saturday, April 25 @ 1 PM - 7 PM

Member Price: $65.00 - Non-Member Price:  $74.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Basics of Beekeeping Saturday, April 25: 1 to 7 p.m. John Holzwart - Moonwise Herbs Join beekeeper John Holzwart for this fun and informative day! Whether you intend to keep bees or just want to be informed, this is the class for you. The day will cover four main sections: honey... Learn More

Basics of Beekeeping

Saturday, April 25: 1 to 7 p.m.

John Holzwart - Moonwise Herbs

Join beekeeper John Holzwart for this fun and informative day! Whether you intend to keep bees or just want to be informed, this is the class for you. The day will cover four main sections: honey bee biology, installation of the hive, feeding your bees and hive location. You will leave class informed and ready to start your new hobby and enjoy the wonderful world of beekeeping.

$65/GBBG Members; $74/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

 

Sat 25 Apr
2015
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Pine Needle Basketry

Saturday, April 25 @ 1 PM - 7 PM

Member Price: $65.00 - Non-Member Price:  $74.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Pine Needle Basketry Saturday, April 25: 1 to 7 p.m. Linda Conroy - Moonwise Herbs Explore the traditional art of Pine Needle Basketry. Herbalist and wild crafter Linda Conroy will guide you through the steps to make your own unique basket. You will learn the art of coiling and... Learn More

Pine Needle Basketry

Saturday, April 25: 1 to 7 p.m.

Linda Conroy - Moonwise Herbs

Explore the traditional art of Pine Needle Basketry. Herbalist and wild crafter Linda Conroy will guide you through the steps to make your own unique basket. You will learn the art of coiling and creating simple stitches using pine needles that have been gathered and cured in advance. Discussion about other basket styles and decorative options will be included. You will leave with your small completed basket and materials to make another at home! All materials included.

$65/GBBG Members; $74/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Fri 17 Apr
2015

GBBG’s Gardens of Portugal Tour: Featuring Lisbon and the Azores

Friday, April 17 @ 12 AM - 11 PM

We invite you to join Green Bay Botanical Garden as we travel to sunny Portugal, one of the gardening world’s “hot spots” - where warm breezes, exotic flora, and charming landscapes will capture your heart forever.   Our 10-day tour, in partnership with Odyssey Tours... Learn More

We invite you to join Green Bay Botanical Garden as we travel to sunny Portugal, one of the gardening world’s “hot spots” - where warm breezes, exotic flora, and charming landscapes will capture your heart forever.

 

Our 10-day tour, in partnership with Odyssey Tours LLC and Collette, will feature a private tour of beautiful Queluz Palace and Gardens in Lisbon, as well as an exclusive private estate garden tour while visiting the nearby UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sintra. We’ll also enjoy the most captivating gardens and parks on the island of St. Michael in Portugal’s Azores - including romantic Antonio Borges Botanical Garden; the world’s largest collection of camellias at Terra Nostra Park; and the unique flora, waterfalls and geothermal wonders of Ribeira dos Caldeiroes Nature Park. Of course there will be plenty of time to enjoy the local culture, dining and shopping too!

 

Portugal Gardens Tour Itinerary & Registration Form


For More Information

Contact Pat Fasanella, Odyssey Tours LLC (920-217-5181 or patfasanella@yahoo.com) for further information.

Mon 27 Apr
2015
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Floral Arranging: April Showers

Monday, April 27 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $35.00 - Non-Member Price:  $44.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Floral Arranging: April Showers Monday, April 27: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Emily Hansum - GBBG Education Manager Hang up your raincoat and join us for this fun workshop celebrating spring! April showers mean one thing: FLOWERS! Each participant will create a fresh floral arrangement filled... Learn More

Floral Arranging: April Showers

Monday, April 27: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Emily Hansum - GBBG Education Manager

Hang up your raincoat and join us for this fun workshop celebrating spring! April showers mean one thing: FLOWERS! Each participant will create a fresh floral arrangement filled with colors and scents of spring. Materials included.

$35/GBBG Members; $44/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Tue 28 Apr
2015
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DSLR Newbie - Just the Basics

Tuesday, April 28 @ 5:30 PM - 7 PM

Member Price: $16.00 - Non-Member Price:  $25.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

DSLR Newbie - Just the Basics Tuesday, April 28: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Marc Amenson - Amenson Studio Unlock your creative potential by learning the features of your DSLR camera. Bring in your camera and leave with the confidence to make great images in any situation. $16/GBBG Members;... Learn More

DSLR Newbie - Just the Basics

Tuesday, April 28: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Marc Amenson - Amenson Studio

Unlock your creative potential by learning the features of your DSLR camera. Bring in your camera and leave with the confidence to make great images in any situation.

$16/GBBG Members; $25/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Thu 30 Apr
2015
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Aromatherapy - Basics and Beyond

Thursday, April 30 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $16.00 - Non-Member Price:  $25.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Aromatherapy- Basics and Beyond Thursday, April 30: 6 to 7:30 p.m. Jackie Johnson & Kristen Urban - Herb Society of America Learn the basics of aromatherapy; a little history, methods of use, blending and the 10 most popular oils in the US, and how to use them. ... Learn More

Aromatherapy- Basics and Beyond

Thursday, April 30: 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Jackie Johnson & Kristen Urban - Herb Society of America

Learn the basics of aromatherapy; a little history, methods of use, blending and the 10 most popular oils in the US, and how to use them.  We’ll learn about and work with lavender, rosemary, lemon, orange, peppermint, tea tree, thyme, eucalyptus, and more. You’ll get to sample more than fifty different essential oils and make a personalized spritzer to take home. Extra spritzers will be available for purchase.

$16/GBBG Members; $25/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Sat 2 May
2015
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Make an Impact - Garden Trends of 2015

Saturday, May 2 @ 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Member Price: $14.00 - Non-Member Price:  $23.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Make an Impact - Garden Trends of 2015 Saturday, May 2: 10 to 11:30 a.m. Rob Zimmer- Yard MD Gardening can be a trendy endeavor and each year has its own highlighted trend! Have you added garden trends to your landscape? Maybe an upside down tomato or a pallet planted full of... Learn More

Make an Impact - Garden Trends of 2015

Saturday, May 2: 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Rob Zimmer- Yard MD

Gardening can be a trendy endeavor and each year has its own highlighted trend! Have you added garden trends to your landscape? Maybe an upside down tomato or a pallet planted full of annuals? It’s tough to stay ahead of the curve, but Rob Zimmer, Yard MD, has the inside information on the hottest gardening trends for 2015. Learn the latest and greatest plants for your gardens and other ways to make an impact in 2015!

 $14/GBBG Members; $23/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Mon 4 May
2015
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Field of Daisies

Monday, May 4 @ 1 PM - 3 PM

Member Price: $35.00 - Non-Member Price:  $44.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Field of Daisies Monday, May 4: 1 to 3 p.m. Palette and Pub Instructor A fun introduction to the wonderful world of painting! You will receive all the necessary painting supplies, along with a talented local artist from Palette and Pub to take you step-by-step through the painting... Learn More

Field of Daisies

Monday, May 4: 1 to 3 p.m.

Palette and Pub Instructor

A fun introduction to the wonderful world of painting! You will receive all the necessary painting supplies, along with a talented local artist from Palette and Pub to take you step-by-step through the painting process. Absolutely no artistic or painting experience is required to participate in this unique and fun afternoon!

$35/GBBG Members; $44/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Mon 4 May
2015
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Spontaneous Shooting

Monday, May 4 @ 5:30 PM - 7 PM

Member Price: $16.00 - Non-Member Price:  $25.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Spontaneous Shooting Monday, May 4: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Marc Amenson - Amenson Studio Always reaching for your smartphone to snap that meaningful picture? Learn how to stabilize, hold and shoot the image using your phone while choosing the best apps for smartphone photography and... Learn More

Spontaneous Shooting

Monday, May 4: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Marc Amenson - Amenson Studio

Always reaching for your smartphone to snap that meaningful picture? Learn how to stabilize, hold and shoot the image using your phone while choosing the best apps for smartphone photography and editing. Please bring your charged smartphone and dress for the weather.

$16/GBBG Members; $25/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Tue 5 May
2015
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Cooking from the Herb Garden

Tuesday, May 5 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $18.00 - Non-Member Price:  $27.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Cooking from the Herb Garden Tuesday, May 5 : 6 to 7:30 p.m. Susan Beno - Culinary Specialist Learn how to incorporate fresh herbs into your cuisine! Susan will share tips and techniques as well as tasty recipes for homemade sauces, dressings, oils and more! Discover the flavors... Learn More

Cooking from the Herb Garden

Tuesday, May 5 : 6 to 7:30 p.m.

Susan Beno - Culinary Specialist

Learn how to incorporate fresh herbs into your cuisine! Susan will share tips and techniques as well as tasty recipes for homemade sauces, dressings, oils and more! Discover the flavors and characteristics of many herbs in this delicious class.

$18/GBBG Members; $27/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

 

Fri 8 May
2015
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Floral Arranging: Mother’s Day

Friday, May 8 @ 2:30 PM - 4 PM

Member Price: $30.00 - Non-Member Price:  $39.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Friday, May 8; 2:30 to 4 p.m. Emily Hansum - GBBG Education Manager Adult Class Spend a special moment with your mom while arranging flowers. Join Emily Hansum, GBBG Education Manager, and her mom Nancy as they teach you simple steps for creating a beautiful and unique fresh flower... Learn More

Friday, May 8; 2:30 to 4 p.m.

Emily Hansum - GBBG Education Manager

Adult Class

Spend a special moment with your mom while arranging flowers. Join Emily Hansum, GBBG Education Manager, and her mom Nancy as they teach you simple steps for creating a beautiful and unique fresh flower arrangement to take home. Mother knows best! All materials included.

$30/Member;  $39/Non-Member

Mon 11 May
2015
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Bees, Bugs & Blossoms - Macro Photography

Monday, May 11 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Member Price: $16.00 - Non-Member Price:  $25.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Bees, Bugs & Blossoms - Macro Photography Monday, May 11: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Marc Amenson - Amenson Studio Take a stroll through our wonderful bulb display and learn the secrets behind close-up nature photography from professional photographer Marc Amenson! Students should have... Learn More

Bees, Bugs & Blossoms - Macro Photography

Monday, May 11: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Marc Amenson - Amenson Studio

Take a stroll through our wonderful bulb display and learn the secrets behind close-up nature photography from professional photographer Marc Amenson! Students should have a digital SLR or point-and-shoot camera with macro capability and a good understanding of exposure and depth-of-field. Marc will share his tips and techniques for taking quality close-ups in the Garden. There will be plenty of time for discussion and feedback. Bring a camera with macro capabilities and a tripod.

$16/GBBG Members; $25/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Tue 12 May
2015
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Hocus Focus - Making Magical Nature Photos with any Camera

Tuesday, May 12 @ 5:30 PM - 7 PM

Member Price: $16.00 - Non-Member Price:  $25.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Hocus Focus - Making Magical Nature Photos with any Camera Tuesday, May 12: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Marc Amenson - Amenson Studio Explore the Garden with your camera like never before and transform ordinary objects of nature into works of art. Learn to create crisp and beautiful images of... Learn More

Hocus Focus - Making Magical Nature Photos with any Camera

Tuesday, May 12: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Marc Amenson - Amenson Studio

Explore the Garden with your camera like never before and transform ordinary objects of nature into works of art. Learn to create crisp and beautiful images of nature in this class that includes hands on time and positive reviews. Photographers of all levels, including smart phone photographers, are encouraged to sign up.

$16/GBBG Members; $25/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Sun 17 May
2015
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Grow Your Own Pizza for Families

Sunday, May 17 @ 1:30 PM - 3 PM

Member Price: $18.00 - Non-Member Price:  $23.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Sunday, May 17; 1:30 to 3 p.m. Family workshop Does your family have a special pizza night? If so, this is the workshop for you! We will show you how to grow all the plants needed to flavor up your own special pizza in one container! Families will learn the secrets of keeping containers... Learn More

Sunday, May 17; 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Family workshop

Does your family have a special pizza night? If so, this is the workshop for you! We will show you how to grow all the plants needed to flavor up your own special pizza in one container! Families will learn the secrets of keeping containers looking beautiful all summer long and learn a few recipes to make at home using plants grown in their own pizza container garden! Soil, plants and even a few edible goodies will be supplied! This family workshop is designed for families with children ages 4 to 10.

$18/Member Family; $23/Non-Member Family

Tue 19 May
2015
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Magnificent Magnolias

Tuesday, May 19 @ 5:30 PM - 7 PM

Member Price: $9.00 - Non-Member Price:  $18.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Magnificent Magnolias Tuesday, May 19: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Dennis Ledvina - Magnolia Breeder and Grower Join nationally known breeder and Green Bay resident Dennis Ledvina as he gives us a tour of the Garden’s magnolia collection. Dennis donated most of the plants in the... Learn More

Magnificent Magnolias

Tuesday, May 19: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Dennis Ledvina - Magnolia Breeder and Grower

Join nationally known breeder and Green Bay resident Dennis Ledvina as he gives us a tour of the Garden’s magnolia collection. Dennis donated most of the plants in the collection and will discuss flower color and form, cold hardiness, and recent break-throughs in breeding that make magnolias Northern as well as Southern belles! This class will be held outdoors, please dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes.

$9/GBBG Members; $18/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Thu 21 May
2015
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Spring Garden Showcase

Thursday, May 21 @ 5:30 PM - 7 PM

Member Price: $9.00 - Non-Member Price:  $18.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Spring Garden Showcase Thursday, May 21: 5:30 to 7 p.m. Mark Konlock - GBBG Director of Horticulture Enjoy a personal tour of the garden with Mark Konlock. During this informative Garden stroll, you will experience the splendor of spring in the garden and experience the beauty of... Learn More

Spring Garden Showcase

Thursday, May 21: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Mark Konlock - GBBG Director of Horticulture

Enjoy a personal tour of the garden with Mark Konlock. During this informative Garden stroll, you will experience the splendor of spring in the garden and experience the beauty of 50,000 bulbs in bloom! Mark will highlight some of the best plants for spring color, show how to incorporate them into your garden and give tips on preparing your garden for the growing season. There will be plenty of time for questions and answers during the discussion and garden walk.

$9/GBBG Members; $18/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Fri 22 May
2015
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Garden Sprouts: Tulip Fun!

Friday, May 22 @ 10 AM - 11:30 AM

Member Price: $8.00 - Non-Member Price:  $13.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Garden Sprouts: Tulip Fun! Friday, May 22: 10 to 11:30 a.m. GBBG Education Staff Spring has sprung and the garden is filled with chirping birds, green grass and tons of tulips! Did you know that a tulip grows from a bulb? We will learn what a tulip needs to grow, explore the Garden... Learn More

Garden Sprouts: Tulip Fun!

Friday, May 22: 10 to 11:30 a.m.

GBBG Education Staff

Spring has sprung and the garden is filled with chirping birds, green grass and tons of tulips! Did you know that a tulip grows from a bulb? We will learn what a tulip needs to grow, explore the Garden looking for signs of spring and make our own bouquet of tulips to take home. Come tiptoe through the tulips in this fun class! This program is designed for children ages three to five and one accompanying adult. Price includes one child and adult.

$8/GBBG Members; $13/Non-Members.

Call (920)490-9457 to register or click “Add to Cart” on the right to register online.

Mon 13 Jul
2015

Garden to Table

Monday, July 13 @ 6 PM - 8 PM

Select Mondays; 6 to 8 p.m.   Discover the many plants we eat while you improve your skills as both a gardener and cook.  Help in the garden, harvest fresh produce and prepare a healthy snack!  This cooking class is designed for families with children of all ages.... Learn More

Select Mondays; 6 to 8 p.m.

 

Discover the many plants we eat while you improve your skills as both a gardener and cook.  Help in the garden, harvest fresh produce and prepare a healthy snack!  This cooking class is designed for families with children of all ages.

 

July 13 – Granola Bars

July 27 – Zucchini Fries and Chips

August 10 – Garden Quesadillas

August 24 – Veggie Spring Rolls

 

Members:  $13/GBBG Member Families or $45 for the series

Non-members:  $17/Non-Member Families or $60 for the series

Pre-registration required. 

Wed 15 Jul
2015

Youth Summer Day Camp: Story Book Adventure

Wednesday, July 15 @ 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Bring the adventures of Dr. Seuss’s book The Lorax to life! Kids will explore the story through games and projects while learning about the effects of pollution and the importance of trees. They’ll also plant a Dr. Seuss inspired garden to take home!  Session 1:  Ages... Learn More

Bring the adventures of Dr. Seuss’s book The Lorax to life! Kids will explore the story through games and projects while learning about the effects of pollution and the importance of trees. They’ll also plant a Dr. Seuss inspired garden to take home! 

Session 1:  Ages 6-8 
Wednesday, July 15, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

Session 2: Ages 9-12
Thursday, July 16, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

GBBG Members: $30
Non-Members: $40
Pre-registration required – Limit 20 children/session

For More Info

For more information about Camp GBBG, please contact our Children & Family Educator, Kelle Hartman at (920) 491-3691 ext. 107 or khartman@gbbg.org.

Thu 16 Jul
2015

Youth Summer Day Camp: Story Book Adventure

Thursday, July 16 @ 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Bring the adventures of Dr. Seuss’s book The Lorax to life! Kids will explore the story through games and projects while learning about the effects of pollution and the importance of trees. They’ll also plant a Dr. Seuss inspired garden to take home!  Session 1:  Ages... Learn More

Bring the adventures of Dr. Seuss’s book The Lorax to life! Kids will explore the story through games and projects while learning about the effects of pollution and the importance of trees. They’ll also plant a Dr. Seuss inspired garden to take home! 

Session 1:  Ages 6-8 
Wednesday, July 15, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

Session 2: Ages 9-12
Thursday, July 16, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

GBBG Members: $30
Non-Members: $40
Pre-registration required – Limit 20 children/session

For More Info

For more information about Camp GBBG, please contact our Children & Family Educator, Kelle Hartman at (920) 491-3691 ext. 107 or khartman@gbbg.org.

Mon 27 Jul
2015

Youth Summer Camp: Nature Explorers

Monday, July 27 @ 9:30 AM - 12 PM

Kids will get into nature with games, crafts and dirty adventures! We’ll explore all the nature the Garden has to offer from pond ecosystems and compost to vegetable gardens, birds, flowers and trees. New adventures each day make for a week full of fun! Session 1:  Ages 6-8 ... Learn More

Kids will get into nature with games, crafts and dirty adventures! We’ll explore all the nature the Garden has to offer from pond ecosystems and compost to vegetable gardens, birds, flowers and trees. New adventures each day make for a week full of fun!

Session 1:  Ages 6-8 
July 27-31, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Session 2: Ages 9-12
August 3-7, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 

GBBG Members: $65
Non-Members: $85
Pre-registration required – Limit 20 children/session

For More Info

For more information about Camp GBBG, please contact our Children & Family Educator, Kelle Hartman at (920) 491-3691 ext. 107 or khartman@gbbg.org.

Mon 3 Aug
2015

Youth Summer Camp: Nature Explorers

Monday, August 3 @ 9:30 AM - 12 PM

Kids will get into nature with games, crafts and dirty adventures! We’ll explore all the nature the Garden has to offer from pond ecosystems and compost to vegetable gardens, birds, flowers and trees. New adventures each day make for a week full of fun! Session 1:  Ages 6-8 ... Learn More

Kids will get into nature with games, crafts and dirty adventures! We’ll explore all the nature the Garden has to offer from pond ecosystems and compost to vegetable gardens, birds, flowers and trees. New adventures each day make for a week full of fun!

Session 1:  Ages 6-8 
July 27-31, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 

Session 2: Ages 9-12
August 3-7, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

 

GBBG Members: $65
Non-Members: $85
Pre-registration required – Limit 20 children/session

For More Info

For more information about Camp GBBG, please contact our Children & Family Educator, Kelle Hartman at (920) 491-3691 ext. 107 or khartman@gbbg.org.

Wed 19 Aug
2015

Youth Summer Day Camp: Nature Scene Investigators

Wednesday, August 19 @ 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Kids! Grab your detective hats and join us as we follow clues leading us on a garden adventure! The names of flowers often give clues to their personalities. As garden sleuths, we’ll work together to solve the mystery of “Who grew that plant?” Session 1:  Ages... Learn More

Kids! Grab your detective hats and join us as we follow clues leading us on a garden adventure! The names of flowers often give clues to their personalities. As garden sleuths, we’ll work together to solve the mystery of “Who grew that plant?”

Session 1:  Ages 6-8 
Wednesday, August 19, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

Session 2: Ages 9-12
Thursday, August 20, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

GBBG Members: $30
Non-Members: $40
Pre-registration required – Limit 20 children/session

For More Info

For more information about Camp GBBG, please contact our Children & Family Educator, Kelle Hartman at (920) 491-3691 ext. 107 or khartman@gbbg.org.

Thu 20 Aug
2015

Youth Summer Day Camp: Nature Scene Investigators

Thursday, August 20 @ 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Kids! Grab your detective hats and join us as we follow clues leading us on a garden adventure! The names of flowers often give clues to their personalities. As garden sleuths, we’ll work together to solve the mystery of “Who grew that plant?” Session 1:  Ages... Learn More

Kids! Grab your detective hats and join us as we follow clues leading us on a garden adventure! The names of flowers often give clues to their personalities. As garden sleuths, we’ll work together to solve the mystery of “Who grew that plant?”

Session 1:  Ages 6-8 
Wednesday, August 19, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

Session 2: Ages 9-12
Thursday, August 20, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

 

GBBG Members: $30
Non-Members: $40
Pre-registration required – Limit 20 children/session

For More Info

For more information about Camp GBBG, please contact our Children & Family Educator, Kelle Hartman at (920) 491-3691 ext. 107 or khartman@gbbg.org.

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