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August 2021

SOLD OUT Tai Ji at the Gardens

August 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

SOLD OUT Thursday, August 26 6:30-7:30pm Graeser Family Education Center $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…

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SOLD OUT North America’s Native Orchids

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$20

SOLD OUT Saturday, August 28 10am-12pm Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG $20 | $15 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   How many orchid species can be found in the U.S? How can we protect them? Our instructor, Jim Burnett, is back to answer these questions and more in a class focused on temperate orchid species in North America. In addition, there will be a detailed discussion focused on cultivation of terrestrial orchids.   With this in-person…

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September 2021

RESCHEDULED Beargrass Creek Canoe Tour

September 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Louisville Community Boathouse, 1325 River Road
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

RESCHEDULED Thursday, September 2 9am-12pm Registrants will meet at the Louisville Community Boathouse next to UofL Rowing, 1325 River Road, 40206 $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Hop in a canoe and tour Beargrass Creek and its tributary into the Ohio River, with our guide David Wicks. Paddle along with David as he discusses the local biome and Louisville's waterway history. Dr. Wicks is board chair of River City Paddle Sports with a home at the community boathouse in Louisville's…

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SOLD OUT Tai Ji at the Gardens

September 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

SOLD OUT Thursday, September 2 6:30-7:30pm Leslie Botanical Classrooms $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.   Instructor: Yueling Zhang and Master Ding   Wear comfortable, loose clothing that will not…

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Yoga at the Gardens

September 3 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Yoga at the Gardens Friday, September 3 7:30-8:30 am Graeser Family Education Center $15 / $10 WBG members each session (Members 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…

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Pilates at the Gardens

September 7 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Tuesday, September 7 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Leslie Botanical Classrooms $15 nonmembers | $10 WBG members each session (Members use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Learn the principles of Pilates movement during a 60 minute mat class that is appropriate for all levels. Enjoy the air conditioned space of the new Leslie Botanical Classroom while having a view of our gardens. You'll have an audience of butterflies and hummingbirds!   Instructor: Susan Bishop: Pilates Practitioner, Owner of Louisville Pilates Center Nationally Certified Pilates Instructor, Polestar…

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Chair Yoga: Freedom Through Movement

September 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Wednesday, September 8 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Leslie Botanical Classrooms $15 nonmembers | $10 WBG members (Members use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Join us at the Botanical Gardens for a morning chair 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 mobility and flexibility.   BYOM - bring your…

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Flower Photography Seminar

September 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$40

Wednesday, September 8 6:30 - 8:00 p.m. Leslie Botanical Classrooms $40 nonmembers | $35 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Have you ever wanted to take better photos of the flowers in your garden, or maybe right here at Waterfront Botanical Gardens? Then this seminar is for you. Come join professional nature photographer Mike Matthews as he shows you different ways to capture beautiful images of flowers and turn them into artistic masterpieces. Some of the topics he…

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SOLD OUT The Art of Bonsai: Temperate Plants

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Twisted Nature Bonsai, 7209 Greenlawn Rd
Louisville, KY 40222 United States
$120

SOLD OUT Saturday, September 18 9am - 12pm Offsite Class at Twisted Nature Bonsai $120 | $100 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   This 3-hour program will provide a comprehensive overview of the art, as well as horticultural techniques to help you become successful at growing bonsai and plants in general. All participants will receive a pre-bonsai tree and instruction. Temperate plants will be used for this class. They like to live outdoors year-round. Learn…

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SOLD OUT Beargrass Creek Canoe Tour

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Louisville Community Boathouse, 1325 River Road
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

SOLD OUT Saturday, September 18 9am-12pm Registrants will meet at the Louisville Community Boathouse next to UofL Rowing, 1325 River Road, 40206 $15 / $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Hop in a canoe and tour Beargrass Creek and its tributary into the Ohio River, with our guide David Wicks. Paddle along with David as he discusses the local biome and Louisville's waterway history. Dr. Wicks is board chair of River City Paddle Sports with a home at the community…

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Chair Yoga: Freedom Through Movement

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Leslie Botanical Classroom at WBG, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Wednesday, September 22 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Leslie Botanical Classrooms $15 nonmembers | $10 WBG members (Members use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Join us at the Botanical Gardens for a morning chair 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 mobility and flexibility.   BYOM - bring your…

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Culinary Series: Mindful Living in the Garden

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
$35

Culinary Series: Mindful Living in the Garden Saturday, September 25 9:00 am - 10:30 am Avish Estate $35 nonmembers | $30 WBG members (Members use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)   Join yoga teacher and healthy foodie Helene Kusman for a morning of mindful living in the gardens. Begin your day with a guided meditation followed by a chat on inviting mindfulness into your day to day life. You’ll experience a sense of groundedness tuning into the peaceful surroundings…

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