Classes

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    Nutritional Sodas

    03/29/2017 10 a.m. to noon

    Nutritional fermented sodas are an excellent way to keep hydrated in our desert climate.  Learn how to make these refreshing drinks in your own kitchen with nutritional consultant,…

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    Irises Do Grow in Tucson! – April 1

    04/01/2017 1 to 4 p.m.

    While irises bloom in the spring, newer varieties may also bloom again in the fall.  Learn about these varieties, general planting and care of your irises, common mistakes,…

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  • Tree Spring Cleaning

    Tree Spring Cleaning

    04/05/2017 10 to 11 a.m.

    Learn to promote the health of your deciduous trees with guidelines on removing cold damaged branches, shaping for future growth, and reducing potential hazards.  Participants will observe real-time…

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    Mindful Yoga April: 4-Class Series

    04/06/2017 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

    Led by certified yoga instructor and massage therapist, Vivianne Uyeda, this series explores moderate hatha yoga, with an emphasis on movement, breath and meditation. All levels welcome. Please…

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    Skin Care for Desert Dwellers

    04/07/2017 1 to 4 p.m.

    Join Linda Sherwood, herbalist and owner of Desert Offerings, for an afternoon of learning about natural skin care and the importance of organic and natural ingredients for your…

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    Tai Chi April: 4-Class Series

    04/07/2017 10:30 am to 11:30 am

    Discover your chi as you become inspired by better balance, renewed strength, confidence, and improved flexibility and reduced stress.  Certified instructor, Harold Crim, will lead you through the…

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  • Painting Party -Starry Saguaro

    Painting Party – Starry Saguaro

    04/12/2017 1 - 4 p.m.

    Complete a 12” x 16” inch masterpiece in just three hours without any previous painting experience! Karen Workman will lead you through through the painting process step-by-step.  Please bring an…

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    Frida Kahlo and the Revolutionary Art Crowd in Mexico

    04/13/2017 6 to 7:30 p.m.

    This presentation explores Frida Kahlo’s participation in the circle of Mexican and foreign revolutionary artists and intellectuals such as Diego Rivera and Leon Trotsky from the 1930s to…

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    Irises Do Grow in Tucson! – April 13

    04/13/2017 10 a.m. to noon

    While irises bloom in the spring, newer varieties may also bloom again in the fall.  Learn about these varieties, general planting and care of your irises, common mistakes,…

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    Watercolor Greeting Cards

    04/14/2017 9 a.m. to noon

    Create custom painted greeting cards to share with friends and loved ones. Illustrator and artist, Devon Meyer, will help you create small botanically-themed paintings using various watercolor techniques…

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    Artistic Expression Under Glass – Butterfly

    04/18/2017 10 a.m. to noon

    Join contemporary artist, Bonnie Pisik, as she leads you through the dramatic and fascinating technique of reverse-painting under glass. Whether you’re an experienced painter or budding novice, you’ll…

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    Recognize Signs of Distress

    04/19/2017 10 to 11 a.m.

    Regular review of the health of your trees can save you the expense of excessive maintenance or removal.  What should you look for in a healthy tree?  Jason…

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    Edible Plant Tour and Tasting: April

    04/20/2017 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Tucson Botanical Gardens grows plants from across the globe, many of which are edible.  Join us for a tour to learn about the historical and current uses of…

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    Fruitful Kitchen Gardens

    04/20/2017 6 to 8 p.m.

    From planting seasonally-appropriate crops to creating simple and exciting meals from the fruits (and vegetables) of your labor, this three-part series will lead you through each step of…

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    Herons, Egrets, and Other Water Birds

    04/21/2017 10 a.m. to noon

    This class investigates herons, egrets, cranes, rails and other birds found in or near aquatic habitats. Jeff Babson, of Sky Island Tours, discusses classification, identification, and biology of…

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  • Aromatherapy for Mind and Mood

    Aromatherapy for Mind & Mood

    04/22/2017 10 a.m. to noon

    Natural aromas have a wonderful way of lifting our spirits, clearing the mind, calming or energizing us.  Join certified aromatherapist, Kerry Blank to learn about the connection between…

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  • Sketching Birds

    Sketching Birds

    04/28/2017 9 a.m. to noon

    Learn basic techniques from illustrator and artist, Devon Meyer,  that will help you more accurately draw what you see with.  With colored pencils and pens, we will simplify…

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  • MINDFUL YOGA (1)

    Mindful Yoga May: 4-Class Series

    05/04/2017 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

    Led by certified yoga instructor and massage therapist, Vivianne Uyeda, this series explores moderate hatha yoga, with an emphasis on movement, breath and meditation. All levels welcome. Please…

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    Tai Chi May: 4-Class Series

    05/05/2017 10:30 am to 11:30 am

    Discover your chi as you become inspired by better balance, renewed strength, confidence, and improved flexibility and reduced stress.  Certified instructor, Harold Crim, will lead you through the…

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  • Aromatherapy Everyday

    Aromatherapy Day-to-Day

    05/06/2017 10 a.m. to noon

    Learn fun and easy ways to incorporate essential oils into your daily life with certified aromatherapist, Kerry Blank.  From personal care to first aid, we will discuss dozens…

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  • Painting Party - Horseback Sunset

    Painting Party – Horseback Sunset

    05/10/2017 1 - 4 p.m.

    Complete a 12” x 16” inch masterpiece in just three hours without any previous painting experience! Karen Workman will lead you through through the painting process step-by-step.  Please bring an…

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    Shorebirds

    05/12/2017 10 a.m. to noon

    Shorebirds are truly amazing animals, famous for undertaking some of the longest annual migrations of any bird. Found along coasts, lakeshores and other open habitats, these birds present…

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    Artistic Expression Under Glass – Seascape

    05/16/2017 10 a.m. to noon

    Join contemporary artist, Bonnie Pisik, as she leads you through the dramatic and fascinating technique of reverse-painting under glass. Whether you’re an experienced painter or budding novice, you’ll…

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  • Edible Plant Tour (2)

    Edible Plant Tour and Tasting: May

    05/18/2017 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Tucson Botanical Gardens grows plants from across the globe, many of which are edible.  Join us for a tour to learn about the historical and current uses of…

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Education at the Gardens

Preregistration is required for all classes, unless otherwise noted. Payment must be made in advance to reserve a spot.  No refunds will be given for cancellations within seven business days of the class.  People with disabilities should make requests for accommodation as early as possible to allow time to make appropriate arrangements.