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May 2020

Early Morning Yoga at the Gardens – April Session Cancelled

May 1 @ 8:00 am - 8:45 am
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One event on February 7, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on March 6, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on April 3, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on May 1, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on June 5, 2020 at 8:00 am

Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$5

First Fridays of the Month (January 3, February 7, March 6, April 3, May 1, June 5) 8 - 8:45 am $5 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 your yoga mat out on the plazas in the Mary Lee Duthie Garden for…

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Adults in canoe

Beargrass Creek Canoe Tours (Spring Dates Cancelled)

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

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

ALL SPRING CANOE TOURS HAVE BEEN SUSPENDED DUE TO COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS 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…

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Music in the Gardens: Virtual Concert

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Thursday, May 14 7-8pm FREE to watch, donations always appreciated    Join us on one of three platforms for a virtual concert featuring the Derby City Dandies.     Links Available on Concert Day!

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SOLD OUT 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 - VIRTUAL via Facebook LIVE, FREE ($5 suggested donation) Saturday, June 20 - The Avish Estate, $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) 9 - 10:15 am 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. BYOM (bring your own mat) Instructor: Leigh Anne Albrechta Registrants will receive an email with the address…

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VIRTUAL PRESENTATION – Flowers in the Air: Monarchs in Mexico

May 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
KY United States
$15

Wednesday, May 27 3 - 4:30 pm VIRTUAL, ZOOM link to be emailed the day before the program $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Join us for a first-hand account by a regional pollinator and plant expert of her two recent travels to the butterfly reserves of central Mexico’s Sierra Madres. This presentation showcases her photography and videos of the natural migration and overwintering phenomena of our imperiled monarch. She will share insight on…

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June 2020

SOLD OUT – Hardy Succulent Pot

June 3 @ 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
$40

Wednesday, June 3 6:15 - 7:45 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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Early Morning Yoga at the Gardens

June 5 @ 8:00 am - 8:45 am
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One event on February 7, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on March 6, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on April 3, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on May 1, 2020 at 8:00 am

One event on June 5, 2020 at 8:00 am

Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$5

First Fridays of the Month (January 3, February 7, March 6, April 3, May 1, June 5) 8 - 8:45 am $5 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 your yoga mat out on the plazas in the Mary Lee Duthie Garden for…

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Family Adventures at the Avish – Multiple Dates and Times Available, Pre-Registration required

June 5 @ 10:00 am - June 27 @ 6:00 pm
$60

Tired of being cooped up indoors? Waterfront Botanical Gardens is offering a fun and engaging way for you and your family to learn and explore nature together while safely distancing yourself from crowds. Come and visit us at our satellite-learning location for a private 90-minute program that includes: A tour of our gardens and greenhouse A chance to plant something in our garden An educational science activity A craft Seeds to take home to grow together PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED Programs can…

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SOLD OUT – Beneficial (and Some Bad) Bug Identification

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Graeser Family Education Center, 1435 Frankfort Ave
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$15

Saturday, June 6 10 am - 12 pm Graeser Family Education Center, WBG $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) Gardens are filled with all sorts of insects, both helpful and harmful. Gain confidence and some practical experience identifying those beneficial bugs, beyond our well-known species like honeybees and butterflies. We’ll learn how to identify the signs and symptoms of altruistic insects living in your garden, what they look like from the egg to adult,…

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Music in the Gardens: Virtual Concert

June 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Thursday, June 11 7pm FREE to watch, donations always appreciated    Join us on one of three platforms for a virtual concert featuring the Brazilian jazz of Hora Certa.     TUNE IN HERE AT 7PM

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SOLD OUT – Hardy Ferns for a Dazzling Garden

June 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Whitehall, 3110 Lexington Rd
Louisville, KY 40206 United States
$20

Tuesday, June 16 5 - 6:30 pm Whitehall - 3110 Lexington Rd, Louisville KY 40206 $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…

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SOLD OUT Warm-Season Yoga at The Avish

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

$15

Saturday, May 23 - VIRTUAL via Facebook LIVE, FREE ($5 suggested donation) Saturday, June 20 - The Avish Estate, $15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount) 9 - 10:15 am 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. BYOM (bring your own mat) Instructor: Leigh Anne Albrechta Registrants will receive an email with the address…

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