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June 2021

Blooms ‘N Brushes

June 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$50

Wednesday, June 23 7 - 9pm Leslie Botanical Classrooms $50, $45 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) This is the first program to be hosted in our new Leslie Botanical Classrooms, and we are delighted to be sharing it with Louisville-based artist, Dean Christensen. Celebrate with us by enjoying a relaxing and creative evening at the Gardens! Dean will guide you through the steps of painting some flowers in bloom - or, go free form and…

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Yoga at the Gardens

June 25 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Friday, June 25 (Rescheduled from 6/18) 8-9am  Graeser Family Education Center at WBG $15 non-members | $10 WBG members each session (Members use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Start your day with Amy DeFigueiredo at the botanical gardens for a morning yoga session. Yoga practitioner since 2005, Amy received her teaching certification in 2013 from The Himalayan Institute in Honesdale, PA.  In 2014 she dedicated to the daily practice of Ashtanga yoga and has been grateful for…

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Tai Ji at the Gardens

June 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Wednesday, June 30 6:30-7:30pm Graeser Family Education Center at WBG $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Join us for Tai Ji at the Gardens! Also written as ‘tai chi’, this low-impact, slow-motion exercise is often described as “meditation in motion.”  Tai ji is a Chinese martial art that helps reinforce flexibility, balance, and coordination in all parts of the body. From the climate-controlled comfort of inside the Graeser Family Education Center, enjoy a sense of being…

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July 2021

Chair Yoga: Freedom Through Movement

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Thursday, July 8 10-11am Graeser Family Education Center $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Introducing our new yoga class! Join us at the Botanical Gardens for a morning gentle yoga session with Karen McKnight. Chair yoga invites you to find mobility in a way that is soft and gentle but also really supportive and beneficial. Class is geared towards beginners, retirees, and those with limited flexibility. BYOM - bring your own mat!  …

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SOLD OUT Music in the Gardens – Bridge 19

July 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WBG Site, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$35

Thursday, July 8 WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave 7pm (doors at 6pm) $35, $30 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Join us for a live performance in the Gardens, featuring the musical stylings of Bridge 19. Refreshments will be provided by LUPO Pizza. In order to keep our guests safe and healthy, face masks and social distancing are required during this performance. Event is rain or shine. No refunds issued, but purchased tickets may be transferred to another guest. Reserve…

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Woods of the Central and South American Rainforest

July 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Sunday, July 11 2 - 4pm Leslie Botanical Classrooms $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Let's explore some trees and their woods from Central and South America! During this lecture, Janice Staugas revisits the basics of trees with you. She'll explore the question, "What is a tree?" Learn the life cycle, uses, significance and more of tropical American tree wood. The discussion will evolve into an exploration of rainforests. Experience Mexico, Central America, and…

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SOLD OUT Sprouts Camp – Celebrate the Seasons!

July 12 @ 9:00 am - July 16 @ 1:00 pm
$150

July 12-16 9am - 1pm Ages 5-10 $150, $125 WBG Members (members use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Location: The Avish gardens and greenhouse in Harrods Creek, Prospect Ever had a snowball fight in the summer? Or watched the leaves fall in June? Join us as we investigate why we have seasonal change in Kentucky and discovert he adaptations plants and animals have to survive & thrive in each unique season. Pre-registration required.   These weeklong, half-day camps…

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SOLD OUT July Members-Only Sunset Sips

July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Waterfront Botanical Gardens Site, 1435 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$20

Thursday, July 15 7-9pm $20   This summer WBG is hosting Sunset Sips, a members-only event! From May-September, enjoy an after-hours walk through the gardens as the sun goes down. We’re offering food and drinks from local sponsors, plus an opportunity to learn more about local restaurants, breweries, distilleries, and more.   In July, we’re featuring: Cultured Cheese + Charcuterie with Monnik Beer Co. plus additional wine and spirits   The link to register will go out to WBG members via email…

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Yoga at the Gardens

July 16 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Friday, July 16 8:00-9:00am Graeser Family Education Center $15, $10 WBG members each session (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Start your day with Leigh Anne Albrechta at the Botanical Gardens for a morning yoga session. Class is geared toward all levels. BYOM - bring your own mat!   REGISTER HERE   Refund Policy Although we are unable to refund registration fees in the case of cancellation by the purchaser, the paid registration can be transferred to another student. In this case,…

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Yoga at the Avish

July 17 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
$15

Saturday, July 17 8:00-9:00 am $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Join Leigh Anne Albrechta for yoga among the plants as the sun climbs in the sky. Yoga practice is geared toward all levels. BYOM - Bring your own mat! Participants will receive and email with the Avish address and any other instructions the day before class.   REGISTER HERE Refund Policy Although we are unable to refund registration fees in the case of cancellation by the…

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Repotting Orchids

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$35

Saturday, July 17 10am-12pm Leslie Botanical Classrooms $35, $30 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Our popular orchid class is back! Become enchanted again with the dynamic orchid plant family – one of the largest of all on the planet. This introductory, in-person workshop presents basic lifeforms and biology of orchid plants, including flower anatomy, growth habit, and understanding the taxonomy of orchids that have been bred by humans for generations. View several different flowering orchid plant…

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SOLD OUT Sprouts Camp – Eco Explorers

July 19 @ 9:00 am - July 23 @ 1:00 pm
$150

July 19 - 23 9am - 1pm Ages 5-10 $150, $125 WBG Members (members use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Location: The Avish gardens and greenhouse in Harrods Creek, Prospect Pack your bags and get ready for an adventure as we set off to travel around the world-in one week!  Campers will learn about the plants and animals that inhabit different ecosystems around the world. Preregistration required. These weeklong, half-day camps will include investigative garden activities, craft projects,…

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