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Rejuvenated Jewelry

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Inspired by the little treasures you save and love, we will cleverly combine old and new elements to create spectacular jewelry. Bring your special and sentimental keepsakes, single earrings, buttons, charms, chains, family photos, and found objects and let Bonnie Arkin inspire your creativity.  You will learn to solder, wire wrap, and string....

Tuesday Sep 3rd, 9:30am - 11:30am

  (8 sessions)
$239

8 sessions

Fall Garden Care

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Proper garden care in the fall helps ensure healthy plants the next spring. Learn techniques for taking care of your lawn, trees, shrubs, and perennials, including fall fertilizing, mulching, cutting back plants, and protecting plants from winter winds and animal damage. Pointers will be given for fall planting of woody plants and spring-flowering...

Sunday Aug 25th, 1pm - 3pm

Learn How to Make Goat Milk Soap

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Learn to make small-batch artisan goat milk soap. Learn the old-fashioned cold-process method, using farm-fresh goat milk and organic, sustainable vegetable oil and essential oils. Take home a bar of this mild, moisturizing, chemical-free soap.

Thursday Aug 29th, 1pm - 3pm

Preparing Your Lawn for Fall

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Fall is the best time to prepare for a healthy, lush lawn for the upcoming season. Learn the basics of lawn renovation and how to prepare your lawn for winter. Discuss and observe proper techniques for installing sod, seeding and overseeding, and aerating and fertilizing—all aimed at revitalizing your lawn. Dress for the weather, as part of the class...

Saturday Sep 7th, 10am - 12pm

Watercolor: Painting the Natural World

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

The medium of watercolor delightfully expresses the beauty of nature. Each week, you will focus on a specific technique, such as ways to mix greens or show natural textures, with a goal of a more satisfying painting experience.  Learn how to use composition, color, and focus to create the impression of a beautiful natural place. Additional supplies...

Thursday Sep 19th, 1pm - 3:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$399

8 sessions

Fergus Garrett: The Great Dixter Way

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Join us for a rare opportunity to hear Fergus Garrett, renowned plantsman and head gardener at Great Dixter, as he discusses how to combine plants, considering sense of place, color, shape, texture, and repetition.  He will show how to contrast plants, how to add punctuation in a border, and how to create intimacy, movement, and balance. Examples...

Tuesday Sep 3rd, 1pm - 3pm

Lightroom 1

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Lightroom 1 is the wonder tool for organizing and editing your images. We will begin by downloading images from your camera, naming your folders, backing up your work, and then importing them into Lightroom in a workflow system that will allow you to locate and develop images into collections for emailing, printing, or other projects.  Required...

Friday Sep 27th, 9:30am - 12pm

  (7 sessions)
$429

7 sessions

Tapestry Weaving Studio

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

In this ongoing tapestry weaving class, students at beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels come together to explore ways of using surface, image, and text within a woven form to create independent projects. Students will be exposed to both contemporary and historical tapestries through weekly visual presentations and will participate in skill-building...

Wednesday Sep 4th, 9am - 1pm

  (10 sessions)
$499

10 sessions

Advanced Rejuvenated Jewelry

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

This class is for those students who have participated in Rejuvenated Jewelry and are ready to learn more techniques and explore many creative ideas. We create spectacular jewelry from vintage broken jewelry, watches, tin, and china. Bring your grandma’s jewelry box and collected treasures.  Prerequisite: Rejuvenated Jewelry or consent of...

Tuesday Sep 3rd, 12pm - 2pm

  (8 sessions)
$239

8 sessions

Botany for Botanical Artists

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Bring realism to your botanical artwork with a focus on identifying the morphological features of plants. Emphasizing specific plant parts in illustrations is critical to the identification of plant species in both scientific floras and identification manuals. Through a combination of lectures and lab/studio time, you will identify key characteristics...

Thursday Sep 5th, 6pm - 8:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$279

6 sessions

Still Life Photography

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

This unique class will focus on the creation of tabletop still-life images and will challenge your abilities to compose, light, produce, and present a wide array of different still-life styles.  From the ultramodern “flat” look, to deliciously soft, warm lighting, we will examine many different contemporary styles. Knowing the basics will...

Friday Sep 6th, 9am - 1pm

  (4 sessions)
$399

4 sessions

Nature and Rhythm Fitness

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Kick up your heels with SALSArobics®. Get fit moving through the Garden and learning footwork to traditional sounds from Latin America. Practice indoors and outdoors with varying activities designed to strengthen and condition your whole body at your own pace. Suitable for all fitness levels. Wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Dress for the weather....

Friday Sep 6th, 9:30am - 10:30am

  (5 sessions)
$90

5 sessions

Outdoor Walking Workout Session 4

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois 60022

The Chicago Botanic Garden’s outdoor environment is a unique alternative to a health club. Walking for fitness outside provides an experience that simply cannot be duplicated indoors. Stimulate your mind and body with fresh air and scenic vistas that change weekly. Build endurance, gain core strength, and improve your balance and stability as you...

Saturday Sep 7th, 8am - 9am

  (5 sessions)
$90

5 sessions

Tai Chi: Basics

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Glencoe, Illinois 60022

Tai chi is a low-impact, slow-motion practice with health benefits such as increased range of motion, improved balance, and increased energy. Explore gentle postures and exercises designed to improve your well-being. This class may be practiced seated, and may be taken multiple times. Dress for the weather.

Saturday Oct 5th, 9am - 10am

  (7 sessions)
$140

7 sessions

Demonstration Cooking: Pumpkin Challah

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

It is traditional to make round challah at Rosh Hashanah to symbolize the never-ending cycle of years. Pumpkin, a symbolic food for Rosh Hashanah in the Sephardic world, will be used to make challah. Learn techniques for creating a stunning circular braided loaf for the holiday table.

Sunday Sep 8th, 11am - 1pm

$68.75
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