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September 2022

Yoga

September 28 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Ellen T. Leslie Botanical Classroom, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Wednesday, September 28  • 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Leslie Botanical Classrooms $15 | $10 WBG members per class Build strength and practice mindfulness with experienced, thoughtful teachers. All skill levels are welcome!   REGISTER HERE

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SOLD OUT – Garden Highlights Walk & Talk

September 29 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Waterfront Botanical Gardens Site, 1435 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$10

SOLD OUT Thursday, September 29  • 5:15 - 6:15 p.m. Waterfront Botanical Gardens $10 | $5 WBG members per session As autumn unfolds across the Gardens, enjoy a guided educational tour with a staff horticulturist. Learn about the plants at the Gardens- their performance, strengths, and weaknesses, as well as growing tips and design insights. Dress for the weather as this program is conducted outdoors.

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Tai Ji

September 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Ellen T. Leslie Botanical Classroom, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Thursday, September 29 • 6:30 -7:30 p.m. Leslie Botanical Classrooms $15 | $10 WBG members per class Meditate in motion with Tai Ji (also known as “tai chi”), a low-impact, slow-motion Chinese martial art that reinforces full-body flexibility, balance, and coordination. All skill levels are welcome!   REGISTER HERE

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October 2022

SOLD OUT – The Buzz About Bourbon

October 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Waterfront Botanical Gardens Site, 1435 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$30

SOLD OUT Tuesday, October 4 • 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. Waterfront Botanical Gardens $30 | $25 WBG & MM Ambassadors Bourbon is nature distilled. Maker’s Mark Distillery is located on over 1,000 acres of land called Star Hill Farm. Come learn about – and taste – the many ways nature plays a role in the creation of bourbon with a member of the Maker’s Mark team. After exploring the pollinator garden, you’ll hear about the newest buzz around the Distillery,…

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Mindfulness for Mothers

October 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Waterfront Botanical Gardens Site, 1435 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Wednesday, October 5 • 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Leslie Botanical Classrooms $15 | $10 WBG members For mothers, this class will offer tools to build the mindfulness muscle. Nicole Bartlett, a mother of 3 elementary aged children and a business owner, will offer tools for staying present in the presence of our children, while also making true self-care a priority.   This involves getting honest with ourselves, taking responsibility for what we’ve created in this world, and bringing grace to every interaction…

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SOLD OUT – Beargrass Creek Canoe Tour

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Louisville Community Boathouse, 1325 River Road
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

SOLD OUT Thursday, October 6 • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Meet at Louisville Community Boathouse next to U of L Rowing $15 | $10 WBG members Hop in a canoe and tour Beargrass Creek and its tributary into the Ohio River with guide David Wicks. Paddle along with David as he discusses the local biome and Louisville’s waterway history. Special thanks to our sponsor: River City Paddle Sports!

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Tai Ji

October 6 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Ellen T. Leslie Botanical Classroom, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Thursday October 6 • 6:30 -7:30 p.m. Leslie Botanical Classrooms $15 | $10 WBG members per class Meditate in motion with Tai Ji (also known as “tai chi”), a low-impact, slow-motion Chinese martial art that reinforces full-body flexibility, balance, and coordination. All skill levels are welcome!   REGISTER HERE

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SOLD OUT – Building Confidence with Bird Watching

October 8 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Waterfront Botanical Gardens Site, 1435 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$10

SOLD OUT Saturday, October 8 • 8:00 - 10:00 a.m. Leslie Botanical Classrooms $15 | $10 WBG members Enjoy the quiet peace of the Gardens and learn the basics of mindful birdwatching with identification, note-taking, and binocular use. Take home a birding guide and sketching notebook to practice your new skills!

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Fall Porch Pot Workshop

October 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Waterfront Botanical Gardens Site, 1435 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$52

Tuesday, October 11 • 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Leslie Botanical Classrooms $52 | $45 WBG members Once the weather starts cooling and the leaves start turning we retreat back into our homes, but that doesn’t mean we can’t keep enjoying what the seasons have to offer us!  In this workshop learn how to transition our planters from late summer to fall.  We’ll start by learning the elements of botanical design and color theory, then watch a demonstration full of plant…

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Chair Yoga

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Ellen T. Leslie Botanical Classroom, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Wednesday, October 12 • 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Leslie Botanical Classrooms $15 | $10 WBG members per class Chair yoga invites you to find mobility in a way that is soft and gentle but also still supportive and beneficial. Build strength and confidence by joining any one or all of the sessions! Hosted every other Tuesday. This program is geared toward beginners, retirees, and those with limited flexibility.   REGISTER HERE  

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Yoga

October 12 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Ellen T. Leslie Botanical Classroom, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Wednesday, October 12  • 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Leslie Botanical Classrooms $15 | $10 WBG members per class Build strength and practice mindfulness with experienced, thoughtful teachers. All skill levels are welcome!   REGISTER HERE

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Garden Highlights Walk & Talk

October 13 @ 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Waterfront Botanical Gardens Site, 1435 Frankfort Avenue
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$10

Thursday, October 13 • 5:15 - 6:15 p.m. Waterfront Botanical Gardens $10 | $5 WBG members per session As autumn unfolds across the Gardens, enjoy a guided educational tour with a staff horticulturist. Learn about the plants at the Gardens- their performance, strengths, and weaknesses, as well as growing tips and design insights. Dress for the weather as this program is conducted outdoors. REGISTER HERE

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