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Classes, Nature & Ecology

Ferns and Their Relatives

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$30 Non-Member / $24 Member Ferns and their allies were the dominant plants on Earth for a very long time. These plants remain with us, a tribute to their resilience. This class explores the fascinating world of ferns focusing on their classification, life cycle, habitats, and identification. Upcoming Classes

Classes, Art

Blue Flower Beaded Bracelet with Hummingbird Charm

Education Building Classroom

$45 Non-Member / $36 Member All tools and Materials provided Make this lovely blue bracelet of lamp-worked glass beads with flowers and flower bead caps and an ever-present hummingbird.  An easy to work lobster claw clasp makes fastening and unfastening simple.  All tools and materials are provided and no experience is necessary to take home […]

Classes, Wellness

Essential Oils for Mind and Mood

Education Building Classroom

$36 Non-Member / $29 Member Natural aromas have a wonderful way of lifting our spirits, clearing the mind, calming or energizing us.  Learn about the connection between aromatherapy, mind and mood.  Each participant will make their own Mood Boost Spray and Clear Mind Aroma inhalation stick to take with them.  Class Capacity is 16 - […]

Classes, Gardening

It’s Too Darn Hot: The Desert’s Monsoon Season in Your Container Gardens

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$36 Non-Member / $29 Member The summer heat has begun but, you AND your plants are tired. But you want something colorful to look at from your air-conditioned chair. Join Marylee, the desert’s potted garden expert for this colorful program on container gardens for your desert home. In this jam-packed presentation, Marylee shares what you […]

Classes, Art

Drawing Desert Fruits and Seeds in Watercolor

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$30 Member / $24 Non-Member Supplies not included in the price of the class. See supplies list below description. Learn about desert fruits and seeds. We will appreciate their beauty and color and then learn some drawing basics. Next we will learn various watercolor techniques and paint these amazing fruits of the desert. Supplies: watercolor […]

Classes, Art

Botanical Art in Watercolor: Red Chili Pepper Ristras

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$30 Non-Member / $24 Member Materials not included with purchase. See Materials list below class description. This workshop is a great introduction to watercolor and drawing. We will explore Red Chili Peppers and Ristras as our subject but with a relaxed and creative approach. In the first 20 min of the workshop, we will explore […]

Classes, Wellness

Aromatherapy for Natural Skin Care

Education Building Classroom

$36 Non-Member / $29 Member Explore essential oils that promote a beautiful healthy complexion, help ease minor skin issues and are excellent additions to your skin care routine.  From teen breakouts to the challenges of mature skin, we’ll discuss essential oils for all skin types.  Each participant will make their own Aromatic Facial Mist and […]

Classes, Art

Watercolor Hummingbirds

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$30 Non-Member / $24 Member Supplies not included in the price of the class. See supplies list below class description. Hummingbirds are fascinating and gorgeous with so much expression! We will learn some facts about these birds and then some simple techniques to draw and paint them. Supplies: watercolor paper, watercolor paint kit with at […]

Classes, Art

Silver and Onyx Beaded Bracelets

Education Building Classroom

$45 Non-Member / $36 Member All materials provided Make this classically attractive silver and black bracelet with a flower focal bead and flower bead caps. Silver and onyx are a timeless combination. An easy-to-work lobster claw clasp makes fastening and unfastening simple. All tools are provided and no experience is necessary to take home a completed […]

Classes, Gardening

The Shady Side of Your Desert Pots

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$36 Non-Member / $29 Member What better time to plan your shade area than August? Don't be bored with shade gardens that are just green. There are plenty of colorful plants that will thrive in our desert shady locations in pots. From foliage to flowers and vines, Marylee will share with you what plants fit […]

Classes, Art

Botanical Art in Ink: Red Chili Pepper Ristras

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$30 Non-Member / $24 Member Materials not included in price. See materials list below class description. This workshop is a great introduction to ink drawing. We will explore red chili peppers and Ristras as our subject but with a relaxed and creative approach. In the first 20 min of the workshop, we will explore basic […]