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Mon 3 Aug
2015

*Cancelled* Garden Shutterbugs for Families

Monday, August 3 @ 5:30 PM - 7 PM

Monday, August 3;  5:30 to 7 p.m.    Marc Amenson - Amenson Studio Come see how the Garden looks through the eye of a camera! Learn about photo composition and basic camera operations with photographer Marc Amenson. Bring your imagination and creativity as we venture into... Learn More

Monday, August 3;  5:30 to 7 p.m.   Marc Amenson - Amenson Studio

Come see how the Garden looks through the eye of a camera! Learn about photo composition and basic camera operations with photographer Marc Amenson.

Bring your imagination and creativity as we venture into the garden to practice taking nature photographs. Designed for families with children ages five to twelve.

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

Tue 4 Aug
2015

Garden Story Time: Up, Down, Around: How Plants Grow

Tuesday, August 4 @ 10 AM - 10:30 AM

Tuesdays, June 2 – August 25 Stories begin at 10 am Join us at Green Bay Botanical Garden for nature-themed stories, crafts and activities throughout the summer in the Children's Garden! Story Time is free with general admission to the Garden. No registration required. In case of... Learn More

Tuesdays, June 2 – August 25

Stories begin at 10 am

Join us at Green Bay Botanical Garden for nature-themed stories, crafts and activities throughout the summer in the Children's Garden!

Story Time is free with general admission to the Garden. No registration required. In case of inclement weather, stories will be read indoors.

For More Information

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

Wed 5 Aug
2015
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Family Nature Nights: Pond Life

Wednesday, August 5 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Member Price: $0.00 - Non-Member Price:  $5.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Wednesday, August 5; 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Learn about the plants and animals that come out in the evening!  Wear your walking shoes and let us guide you through the Garden. Mark your calendars now for the entire summer! Registration is required. FREE/GBBG Member Families;... Learn More

Wednesday, August 5; 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Learn about the plants and animals that come out in the evening!  Wear your walking shoes and let us guide you through the Garden. Mark your calendars now for the entire summer!

Registration is required.

FREE/GBBG Member Families; $5/Non-Member Families. 

Tue 11 Aug
2015

Garden Story Time: Animals from Fairy Tales

Tuesday, August 11 @ 10 AM - 10:30 AM

Tuesdays, June 2 – August 25 Stories begin at 10 am Join us at Green Bay Botanical Garden for nature-themed stories, crafts and activities throughout the summer in the Children's Garden! Story Time is free with general admission to the Garden. No registration required. In case of... Learn More

Tuesdays, June 2 – August 25

Stories begin at 10 am

Join us at Green Bay Botanical Garden for nature-themed stories, crafts and activities throughout the summer in the Children's Garden!

Story Time is free with general admission to the Garden. No registration required. In case of inclement weather, stories will be read indoors.

For More Information

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

Wed 12 Aug
2015
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Floral Arranging: Fresh from the Kitchen

Wednesday, August 12 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

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

Wednesday, August 12; 6 to 7:30 p.m.    Emily Hansum - GBBG Education Manager Take a break from the summer heat and plan to attend this refreshing floral design workshop.  Inspiration comes from the kitchen by combining fresh vegetables and herbs with summer flowers to cook... Learn More

Wednesday, August 12; 6 to 7:30 p.m.   Emily Hansum - GBBG Education Manager

Take a break from the summer heat and plan to attend this refreshing floral design workshop.  Inspiration comes from the kitchen by combining fresh vegetables and herbs with summer flowers to cook up a unique flower arrangement; perfect to adorn your dinner table or summer picnic!

Materials included.

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

Mon 17 Aug
2015
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Healthy Snacks

Monday, August 17 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

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

Monday, August 17;  6 to 7:30 p.m.    Angie Kusek Schubert - Owner, Ginger Birch Prepackaged snacks can hide lots of dirty secrets such as artificial colors, flavors and dyes. The good news is that you can make your own delicious snacks that taste amazing! Each... Learn More

Monday, August 17;  6 to 7:30 p.m.   Angie Kusek Schubert - Owner, Ginger Birch

Prepackaged snacks can hide lots of dirty secrets such as artificial colors, flavors and dyes. The good news is that you can make your own delicious snacks that taste amazing!

Each participant will take home a small batch of fruit leather or granola bars.

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

Tue 18 Aug
2015

Garden Story Time: Trees

Tuesday, August 18 @ 10 AM - 10:30 AM

Tuesdays, June 2 – August 25 Stories begin at 10 am Join us at Green Bay Botanical Garden for nature-themed stories, crafts and activities throughout the summer in the Children's Garden! Story Time is free with general admission to the Garden. No registration required. In case of... Learn More

Tuesdays, June 2 – August 25

Stories begin at 10 am

Join us at Green Bay Botanical Garden for nature-themed stories, crafts and activities throughout the summer in the Children's Garden!

Story Time is free with general admission to the Garden. No registration required. In case of inclement weather, stories will be read indoors.

For More Information

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

Tue 18 Aug
2015

*Full* Basics of Cheese Making

Tuesday, August 18 @ 6 PM - 8 PM

*To be added to the waitlist, please contact Emily Hansum at ehansum@gbbg.org or 920-491-3691 ext. 122. Tuesday, August 18;  6 to 8 p.m.    Val Dantoin - NWTC Sustainable Ag Educator Join Val and learn about the process of making soft cheeses.  Learn how cheese... Learn More

*To be added to the waitlist, please contact Emily Hansum at ehansum@gbbg.org or 920-491-3691 ext. 122.

Tuesday, August 18;  6 to 8 p.m.   Val Dantoin - NWTC Sustainable Ag Educator

Join Val and learn about the process of making soft cheeses.  Learn how cheese making can be easily replicated in your own home kitchen, with simple, inexpensive ingredients and equipment!

After you taste your first batch of fresh cheese, you’ll never feel the same way about store-bought. Each participant will make a ball of quick mozzarella.

Materials included.

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

Wed 19 Aug
2015

*Full* Summer Day Camp: Nature Scene Investigators (Ages 6-8)

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

This session is now FULL! 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?”... Learn More

This session is now FULL!

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.


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.

Wed 19 Aug
2015
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All About Trees

Wednesday, August 19 @ 5:30 PM - 7 PM

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

Wednesday, August 19; 5:30 to 7 p.m.    Vijai Pandian - Brown County UW Extension Horticulture Educator Trees are an important part of our daily lives, they provide shade, shelter, reduce energy costs, and are just plain nice to look at.  Vijai will focus on tree... Learn More

Wednesday, August 19; 5:30 to 7 p.m.  

Vijai Pandian - Brown County UW Extension Horticulture Educator

Trees are an important part of our daily lives, they provide shade, shelter, reduce energy costs, and are just plain nice to look at.  Vijai will focus on tree identification and how to select the right tree for the specific location in your landscape.

Wear your walking shoes - part of this class will be held outdoors.

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

Thu 20 Aug
2015
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Summer Day Camp: Nature Scene Investigators (Ages 9-12)

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

Member Price: $30.00 - Non-Member Price:  $40.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

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 2: Ages 9-12... 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 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.

Fri 21 Aug
2015
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Garden Sprouts: Veggie Fun!

Friday, August 21 @ 10 AM - 11:30 AM

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

Friday, August 21; 10 to 11:30 a.m.    Emily Hansum - GBBG Education Manager Get ready to “turnip” the fun by exploring the world of vegetables! Sprouts will harvest various vegetables growing in our Children’s Garden, return to the classroom and make a tasty... Learn More

Friday, August 21; 10 to 11:30 a.m.   Emily Hansum - GBBG Education Manager

Get ready to “turnip” the fun by exploring the world of vegetables! Sprouts will harvest various vegetables growing in our Children’s Garden, return to the classroom and make a tasty treat to take home.

This program is designed for children ages 3-5 and one accompanying adult. Price includes one child and adult.

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

Sun 23 Aug
2015
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Homegrown Hydroponics

Sunday, August 23 @ 1:30 PM - 3 PM

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

Sunday, August 23; 1:30 to 3 p.m.    Darran Vollmar - Ledgeview Gardens Join Darran for a tour of the hydroponic greenhouses at Ledgeview Gardens and learn how a hydroponic garden can increase your yield of tomatoes, peppers and other plants!  Ledgeview Gardens is a small,... Learn More

Sunday, August 23; 1:30 to 3 p.m.   Darran Vollmar - Ledgeview Gardens

Join Darran for a tour of the hydroponic greenhouses at Ledgeview Gardens and learn how a hydroponic garden can increase your yield of tomatoes, peppers and other plants!  Ledgeview Gardens is a small, family owned farm dedicated to growing produce naturally and pesticide free.

Class will be held at Ledgeview Gardens, De Pere.

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

Mon 24 Aug
2015
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Garden to Table: Veggie Spring Rolls

Monday, August 24 @ 6 PM - 8 PM

Member Price: $13.00 - Non-Member Price:  $17.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

August 24 – Veggie Spring Rolls; 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... Learn More

August 24 – Veggie Spring Rolls; 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. 

Other Garden to Table dates:

July 13 – Granola Bars;  6 to 8 p.m..
July 27 – Zucchini Fries and Chips; 6 to 8 p.m.
August 10 – Garden Quesadillas; 6 to 8 p.m.

Pre-registration required

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

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

To register for the entire series, please contact our Children & Family Educator, Kelle Hartman at (920) 491-3691 ext. 107.

Tue 25 Aug
2015

Garden Story Time: Animals at Night

Tuesday, August 25 @ 10 AM - 10:30 AM

Tuesdays, June 2 – August 25 Stories begin at 10 am Join us at Green Bay Botanical Garden for nature-themed stories, crafts and activities throughout the summer in the Children's Garden! Story Time is free with general admission to the Garden. No registration required. In case of... Learn More

Tuesdays, June 2 – August 25

Stories begin at 10 am

Join us at Green Bay Botanical Garden for nature-themed stories, crafts and activities throughout the summer in the Children's Garden!

Story Time is free with general admission to the Garden. No registration required. In case of inclement weather, stories will be read indoors.

For More Information

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

Thu 27 Aug
2015
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Invaders in the Landscape

Thursday, August 27 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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

Thursday, August 27; 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.    Loretta Dorner, GBBG Horticulturist Just when you thought you have conquered all the invasive plants in your landscape, guess what? There’s more… Plants we planted (some sold in nurseries) have turned to being... Learn More

Thursday, August 27; 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.   Loretta Dorner, GBBG Horticulturist

Just when you thought you have conquered all the invasive plants in your landscape, guess what?

There’s more… Plants we planted (some sold in nurseries) have turned to being invaders of the landscape. The DNR has released the updated version of the NR40. Come learn if you have the plants on the most unwanted list.

Part of class will be spent walking the Garden discussing alternative plantings, so please dress for the weather.

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

Mon 31 Aug
2015
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Cooking with Sunflower Oil

Monday, August 31 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

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

Monday, August 31; 6 to 7:30 p.m.    Pam Johnson - Century Sun Oil Sunflower oil is a healthy, easy alternative to fattier oils, including canola and vegetable oil.  Learn how sunflower oil can shine in recipes including Pam’s favorite stir fry, salad dressing, baked... Learn More

Monday, August 31; 6 to 7:30 p.m.   Pam Johnson - Century Sun Oil

Sunflower oil is a healthy, easy alternative to fattier oils, including canola and vegetable oil.  Learn how sunflower oil can shine in recipes including Pam’s favorite stir fry, salad dressing, baked goods and popcorn!

Century Sun Oil is located in northeast Wisconsin and each participant will take home an 8 oz. bottle of Sun Oil to use and enjoy at home.

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

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