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Sat 10 Jan
2015
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Winter Wonderland: Intro to Nature Photography

Saturday, January 10 @ 9 AM - 10:30 AM

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

Marc Amenson- Amenson Studio Winter is a beautiful season, but that beauty can often be tricky to photograph. Learn tips and tricks to take magical looking photos of the snowy outdoors. Please bring your own camera and dress for the weather. Members: $16; Non-Members: $25 Learn More

Marc Amenson- Amenson Studio

Winter is a beautiful season, but that beauty can often be tricky to photograph. Learn tips and tricks to take magical looking photos of the snowy outdoors. Please bring your own camera and dress for the weather.

Members: $16; Non-Members: $25

Thu 15 Jan
2015
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Flower Arrangement of the Month: Cabin Fever

Thursday, January 15 @ 6 PM - 7:30 PM

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

Emily Hansum- GBBG Education Manager Are you tired of looking out the window to see only gray skies, a sleeping garden and bare trees?  Join us for this fun workshop as we dig into the basics of floral arranging and surround ourselves with fresh flowers, bright colors and a lot of... Learn More

Emily Hansum- GBBG Education Manager

Are you tired of looking out the window to see only gray skies, a sleeping garden and bare trees?  Join us for this fun workshop as we dig into the basics of floral arranging and surround ourselves with fresh flowers, bright colors and a lot of fun!  Each participant will create a cozy arrangement using fresh flowers and assorted natural materials that are sure to make your cabin fever disappear for good!  All materials included.

$35/member, $44/non-member

 

Fri 23 Jan
2015
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Painting Party

Friday, January 23 @ 6 PM - 8 PM

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

Friday, January 23 from 6-8 pm Instructor: Lori Vandenberg - GBBG Graphic Designer, 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... Learn More

Friday, January 23 from 6-8 pm

Instructor: Lori Vandenberg - GBBG Graphic Designer, 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 16 x 20 acrylic painting. All materials included. Give it a try, you'll have fun!

GBBG Members: $30; Non-Members: $39. Pre-registration required

Sat 24 Jan
2015
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Family Snowshoe Hikes in the Garden

Saturday, January 24 @ 10 AM - 12 PM

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

Kelle Hartman- GBBG Children & Family Educator Saturday, January 24 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Find a new way to have fun this winter!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing then head outside to discover what causes winter, explore ways that plants are adapted to survive and search for... Learn More

Kelle Hartman- GBBG Children & Family Educator

Saturday, January 24 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Find a new way to have fun this winter!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing then head outside to discover what causes winter, explore ways that plants are adapted to survive and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers and be prepared for hiking outdoors for about 1 hour.  Distance of hike will be range from ¾-1 miles depending on abilities of the group. Snowshoes are sized for ages 5 and up. Program will be held as a hike if there isn’t enough snow for snowshoes.

Members: $9 Non-members: $18

Sat 24 Jan
2015
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Adult Hikes in the Garden

Saturday, January 24 @ 12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

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

Saturday, January 24 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. Enjoy a unique winter perspective of the Garden day or night!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing, explore the winter adaptations of the plants and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers and be prepared for hiking outdoors for... Learn More

Saturday, January 24 12:30 - 2:30 p.m.

Enjoy a unique winter perspective of the Garden day or night!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing, explore the winter adaptations of the plants and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers and be prepared for hiking outdoors for about 1 hour.  Distance of hike will be range from ¾-1.5 miles depending on abilities of the group.  Program will be held as a hike if there isn’t enough snow for snowshoes.

Members: $9   Non-members: $18

Wed 4 Feb
2015

Travelogue: France

Wednesday, February 4 @ 12 PM - 1 PM

David Schonke- GBBG Member David will share his travels in France, including the Festival international des Jardins de Chaumont-sur-Lorie, which is an international Garden Festival! This annual festival is held on the grounds of the beautiful chateau Chaumont and is considered to be one of... Learn More

David Schonke- GBBG Member

David will share his travels in France, including the Festival international des Jardins de Chaumont-sur-Lorie, which is an international Garden Festival! This annual festival is held on the grounds of the beautiful chateau Chaumont and is considered to be one of the world’s greatest garden shows!

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

Wed 4 Feb
2015
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Adult Hikes in the Garden

Wednesday, February 4 @ 7 PM - 9 PM

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

Wednesday, February 4 from 7 - 9 p.m. Enjoy a unique winter perspective of the Garden day or night!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing, explore the winter adaptations of the plants and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers and be prepared for hiking outdoors for... Learn More

Wednesday, February 4 from 7 - 9 p.m.

Enjoy a unique winter perspective of the Garden day or night!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing, explore the winter adaptations of the plants and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers and be prepared for hiking outdoors for about 1 hour.  Distance of hike will be range from ¾-1.5 miles depending on abilities of the group.  Program will be held as a hike if there isn’t enough snow for snowshoes.

Members: $9   Non-members: $18

Mon 9 Feb
2015
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Introduction to Mosaic Art

Monday, February 9 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Member Price: $79.00 - Non-Member Price:  $88.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Margy Cottingham – Classic and Contemporary Fine Art Mosaics 2-Day Class:  Monday, February 9 - Tuesday, February 10 from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. both evenings   Gain the skills to create and finish a small, botanically-inspired mosaic to display in the home during this fun and... Learn More

Margy Cottingham – Classic and Contemporary Fine Art Mosaics

2-Day Class:  Monday, February 9 - Tuesday, February 10 from 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. both evenings

 

Gain the skills to create and finish a small, botanically-inspired mosaic to display in the home during this fun and enjoyable two-night workshop! As you work, you will learn about the Ancient and Contemporary Mosaic from around the world, and see demonstration on the use of Italian and Mexican Smalti (mosaic glass) in mosaic art. This class is suitable for beginners and those with some mosaic experience. Come with or without ideas for design.  Wear clothing that you don't mind getting dirty.  

Members: $79; Non-members: $88

Sun 15 Feb
2015
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Family Snowshoe Hikes in the Garden

Sunday, February 15 @ 1 PM - 3 PM

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

Kelle Hartman- GBBG Children & Family Educator Sunday, February 15 from 1 - 3 p.m. Find a new way to have fun this winter!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing then head outside to discover what causes winter, explore ways that plants are adapted to survive and search for tracks and... Learn More

Kelle Hartman- GBBG Children & Family Educator

Sunday, February 15 from 1 - 3 p.m.

Find a new way to have fun this winter!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing then head outside to discover what causes winter, explore ways that plants are adapted to survive and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers and be prepared for hiking outdoors for about 1 hour.  Distance of hike will be range from ¾-1 miles depending on abilities of the group. Snowshoes are sized for ages 5 and up. Program will be held as a hike if there isn’t enough snow for snowshoes.

Members: $9 Non-members: $18

Tue 17 Feb
2015
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Advanced Smartphone Photography

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

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

  Marc Amenson – Amenson Studio Always reaching for your phone to capture that special shot, but disappointed with the end result? Want your photos to stand out? Learn the best techniques and apps for making your photos the envy of all your social media friends! We will start in... Learn More

 

Marc Amenson – Amenson Studio

Always reaching for your phone to capture that special shot, but disappointed with the end result? Want your photos to stand out? Learn the best techniques and apps for making your photos the envy of all your social media friends! We will start in the classroom before venturing out to practice. Any camera phone is welcome!

Members: $16; Non-members: $25

Wed 18 Feb
2015
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Adult Hikes in the Garden

Wednesday, February 18 @ 10 AM - 12 PM

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

Wednesday, February 18 from 10 a.m.  - 12 p.m. Enjoy a unique winter perspective of the Garden day or night!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing, explore the winter adaptations of the plants and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers and be prepared for hiking... Learn More

Wednesday, February 18 from 10 a.m.  - 12 p.m.

Enjoy a unique winter perspective of the Garden day or night!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing, explore the winter adaptations of the plants and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers and be prepared for hiking outdoors for about 1 hour.  Distance of hike will be range from ¾-1.5 miles depending on abilities of the group.  Program will be held as a hike if there isn’t enough snow for snowshoes.

Members: $9   Non-members: $18

Wed 18 Feb
2015

Travelogue: Mosaiculture Exhibit at Montreal Botanical Garden & More!

Wednesday, February 18 @ 12 PM - 1 PM

Wednesday, February 18 from 12-1:00 pm Shirley Winnes - GBBG Member Considered to be the world's most prestigious competition of horticulture art, the Mosaiculture Exhibit at Montreal Botanical Gardens is a feast for the eyes! Many of the world's most talented horticultural artists take... Learn More

Wednesday, February 18 from 12-1:00 pm

Shirley Winnes - GBBG Member

Considered to be the world's most prestigious competition of horticulture art, the Mosaiculture Exhibit at Montreal Botanical Gardens is a feast for the eyes! Many of the world's most talented horticultural artists take part in this international event and create beautiful sculptures filled with plants, flowers and foliage located throughout Montreal Botanical Garden. Join Shirley as she showcases her visit to this epic horticultural exhibit along with her places throughout Canada. Bring a bag lunch and join us for this FREE program.

Sat 21 Feb
2015
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Family Snowshoe Hikes in the Garden

Saturday, February 21 @ 10 AM - 12 PM

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

Kelle Hartman- GBBG Children & Family Educator Saturday, February 21 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Find a new way to have fun this winter!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing then head outside to discover what causes winter, explore ways that plants are adapted to survive and search for... Learn More

Kelle Hartman- GBBG Children & Family Educator

Saturday, February 21 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Find a new way to have fun this winter!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing then head outside to discover what causes winter, explore ways that plants are adapted to survive and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers and be prepared for hiking outdoors for about 1 hour.  Distance of hike will be range from ¾-1 miles depending on abilities of the group. Snowshoes are sized for ages 5 and up. Program will be held as a hike if there isn’t enough snow for snowshoes.

Members: $9 Non-members: $18

Thu 26 Feb
2015
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Flower Arrangement of the Month: Cupcake Craze

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

Member Price: $35.00 - Non-Member Price:  $42.00 - Limited Spot(s) Open

Emily Hansum- GBBG Education Manager Are you crazy about cupcakes?  Join us in this hands-on workshop to create unique floral cupcakes, perfect to adorn your table for any special occasion.  Each participant will create two fresh floral “cupcakes” to take home.  All... Learn More

Emily Hansum- GBBG Education Manager

Are you crazy about cupcakes?  Join us in this hands-on workshop to create unique floral cupcakes, perfect to adorn your table for any special occasion.  Each participant will create two fresh floral “cupcakes” to take home.  All materials included.

$35/member, $42/non-member

Wed 4 Mar
2015

Travelogue: Brandywine Valley-Pennsylvania and Delaware

Wednesday, March 4 @ 12 PM - 1 PM

Wednesday, March 4 12 to 1 p.m. Mark Konlock - GBBG Director of Horticulture The Brandywine Valley, stretching from eastern Pennsylvania to Delaware, is a horticulture delight and home to several public gardens. Mark will showcase a few of the impressive gardens including Longwood... Learn More

Wednesday, March 4

12 to 1 p.m.

Mark Konlock - GBBG Director of Horticulture

The Brandywine Valley, stretching from eastern Pennsylvania to Delaware, is a horticulture delight and home to several public gardens. Mark will showcase a few of the impressive gardens including Longwood Gardens, Chanticleer and Winterthur Museum and Gardens.  

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

 

Wed 4 Mar
2015
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Adult Hikes in the Garden

Wednesday, March 4 @ 1 PM - 3 PM

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

Wednesday, March 4 from 1 - 3 p.m. Enjoy a unique winter perspective of the Garden day or night!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing, explore the winter adaptations of the plants and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers and be prepared for hiking outdoors for... Learn More

Wednesday, March 4 from 1 - 3 p.m.

Enjoy a unique winter perspective of the Garden day or night!  Learn the basics of snowshoeing, explore the winter adaptations of the plants and search for tracks and signs of animals.  Dress in layers and be prepared for hiking outdoors for about 1 hour.  Distance of hike will be range from ¾-1.5 miles depending on abilities of the group.  Program will be held as a hike if there isn’t enough snow for snowshoes.

Members: $9   Non-members: $18

Wed 18 Mar
2015

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... 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.

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.

 

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