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March 2020

Landfill to Landmark: the Genesis of Louisville’s Waterfront Botanical Gardens

March 1 @ 2:00 pm - April 25 @ 5:00 pm
Louisville Free Public Library, 301 York St
Louisville, KY 40203 United States
Free

Sunday, March 1 - Saturday, April 25 Louisville Free Public Library 301 York St, Louisville KY 40203 FREE   In this exhibit on display in the Bernheim Gallery, learn about the history of WBG's land and the surrounding neighborhood through images of The Point and Butchertown in the 19th and early 20th centuries, old newspaper articles, and various artifacts unearthed during the construction of the Gardens. Local historian, Steve Wiser, will introduce the exhibit on opening day, March 1 at…

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April 2020

Early Morning Yoga at the Gardens – April Session Cancelled

April 3 @ 7:30 am - 8:15 am
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One event on May 1, 2020 at 7:30 am

One event on June 5, 2020 at 7:30 am

Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

First Fridays of the Month (January 3, February 7, March 6, April 3, May 1, June 5) 7:30 - 8:15 am $15 non-members / $10 WBG members each session (members use code WBGMEMBER to receive discount) Graeser Family Education Center   A monthly, 45-minute yoga session starts your day at the botanical gardens on Frankfort Avenue. Depending on the weather, enjoy chilly mornings indoors inside the Graeser Family Education Center with views outside into the gardens. On milder days, lay…

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CANCELLED – Welcome, Spring! Tree Tour

April 11 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Cave Hill Cemetery, 701 Baxter Ave
Louisville, KY 40204 United States
$25

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELED Saturday, April 11 10:30am - 12:15pm Cave Hill Cemetery - 701 Baxter Ave, Louisville KY 40204 $25, $20 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Winter has ended and botanical life renews itself come April. The magnificent and diverse forest of trees at Louisville’s beloved Cave Hill Cemetery awaits your visit.  They’re showing their finest and freshest spring foliage and blossoms for our admiration. The Cemetery’s horticulturist and arborist lead you…

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Adults in canoe

Beargrass Creek Canoe Tours (April Dates Cancelled)

April 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on May 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on May 23, 2020 at 11:00 am

Louisville Community Boathouse, 1325 River Road
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$20

Multiple dates available MEET AT: Louisville Community Boathouse -1325 River Rd, 40206 (next to UofL Rowing, Yellow Lot) $20, $15 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Our popular excursions in voyageur-style canoes along the southern shore of the Ohio River and up its nearby tributary, Beargrass Creek, are back for another season! Paddle along or sit back to watch the shoreline, trees, and water for wildlife. Learn about the river and creek, local history and…

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Natives Awareness

April 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Wednesday, April 22 7 - 8:45pm Graeser Family Education Center $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Consider using a native plant in your garden! From trees and shrubs to perennials and ornamental grasses, an array of regional plants are perfect for many landscape applications. Learn the identities of some of the finest species to seek out at nurseries and then plant. In addition, gain an awareness of the benefits and limitations of our…

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May 2020

Early Morning Yoga at the Gardens – April Session Cancelled

May 1 @ 7:30 am - 8:15 am
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One event on February 7, 2020 at 7:30 am

One event on March 6, 2020 at 7:30 am

One event on April 3, 2020 at 7:30 am

One event on May 1, 2020 at 7:30 am

One event on June 5, 2020 at 7:30 am

Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

First Fridays of the Month (January 3, February 7, March 6, April 3, May 1, June 5) 7:30 - 8:15 am $15 non-members / $10 WBG members each session (members use code WBGMEMBER to receive discount) Graeser Family Education Center   A monthly, 45-minute yoga session starts your day at the botanical gardens on Frankfort Avenue. Depending on the weather, enjoy chilly mornings indoors inside the Graeser Family Education Center with views outside into the gardens. On milder days, lay…

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Adults in canoe

Beargrass Creek Canoe Tours (April Dates Cancelled)

May 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on May 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on May 23, 2020 at 11:00 am

Louisville Community Boathouse, 1325 River Road
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$20

Multiple dates available MEET AT: Louisville Community Boathouse -1325 River Rd, 40206 (next to UofL Rowing, Yellow Lot) $20, $15 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Our popular excursions in voyageur-style canoes along the southern shore of the Ohio River and up its nearby tributary, Beargrass Creek, are back for another season! Paddle along or sit back to watch the shoreline, trees, and water for wildlife. Learn about the river and creek, local history and…

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Hardy Succulent Pot

May 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
$40

Tuesday, May 12 6 - 7:30 pm Avish Estate Greenhouse $40, $35 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Create a take-home outdoor faux terra-cotta container featuring winter-hardy succulents. Performing best in partial sun, add 3-4 plants to create a contrast in texture, form, and color. Top-dress the soil with gravel to complete the composition and transport the container home for display on a patio table or house stoop. Creeping stonecrops and hens-and-chicks are the foundation…

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A Youthful Spring Light Brunch

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
$25

Saturday, May 16 10 - 11:30 am The Avish Estate $25, $20 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER to receive discount)   The Food Literacy Project's Community Food Leaders are excited to share their cooking expertise by preparing a mid-spring brunch tasting! The teen chefs will focus on the bounty that spring has to offer with an asparagus and spring greens frittata, a garden salad tossed with a homemade herb dressing, and a berry-herb smoothie. The Community Food Leaders are teens that…

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Hardy Ferns for a Dazzling Garden

May 19 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$20

Tuesday, May 19 7 - 8:30 pm Graeser Family Education Center, WBG and Whitehall $20, $15 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Calling all fern fiddlehead lovers and gardeners looking for deer-resistant plants! Connect with your inner fern-fanatic in this lecture and field trip exploring the best ferns for Kentuckiana landscapes. Familiarize yourself with some identifying features of ferns and what growing environments ensure their success. Discover which hardy ferns you will most likely find at…

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Warm-Season Yoga at The Avish

May 23 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
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One event on June 20, 2020 at 9:00 am

$15

Saturday, May 23 Saturday, June 20 The Avish Estate 9 - 10:15 am $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Join us for an hour on two late spring mornings for yoga among the plants as the sun climbs in the sky. This yoga practice is geared toward all levels. Following each session, enjoy a cool glass of fruit juice in the gardens at The Avish before continuing your day refreshed. BYOM (bring your…

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Adults in canoe

Beargrass Creek Canoe Tours (April Dates Cancelled)

May 23 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on May 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm

One event on May 23, 2020 at 11:00 am

Louisville Community Boathouse, 1325 River Road
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$20

Multiple dates available MEET AT: Louisville Community Boathouse -1325 River Rd, 40206 (next to UofL Rowing, Yellow Lot) $20, $15 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Our popular excursions in voyageur-style canoes along the southern shore of the Ohio River and up its nearby tributary, Beargrass Creek, are back for another season! Paddle along or sit back to watch the shoreline, trees, and water for wildlife. Learn about the river and creek, local history and…

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