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TITLE: Family Fun: Pond Party
DESCRIPTION: (5-Adult) Explore this special habitat with a naturalist where dragonflies, turtles and frogs live. Use nets to learn about the larvae that live in the pond.

TITLE: Family Fun: Worm Workshop
DESCRIPTION: (5-Adult) Learn how to build your own indoor worm composting bin with newspaper and live worms that will recycle food scraps into rich compost. Register for the program only or choose the program and worm kit so you can take a kit home.

TITLE: Festival of Owls
DESCRIPTION: (4-Adult) Meet local live owls up close and personal! Learn how these raptors live, hunt, and survive. Touch real owl feathers and bones, dissect owl pellets and make an owl craft. Learn how you can help protect these elusive birds. Optional additional cost to purchase an owl pellet to dissect with the aid of a naturalist. Speakers from Secret Garden Birds and Bees Wildlife Education and Preservation will bring live birds to the program.

TITLE: Floral Design SupplyFee Flowering Branch
DESCRIPTION: (Adults) Make your own beautiful, early spring flower arrangement using cut flowers and flowering branches with the help of designer Betty Ann Galway. Learn how to harvest and force flowering branches and get ideas for ways to use them in floral designs at home. Please register for program code and supply fee.

TITLE: Floral Design SupplyFee Victorian Flower
DESCRIPTION: (Adults) Explore the sentimental Victorian era in which every flower held a symbolic meaning. Create a fashionable flower arrangement in this romantic style with the help of designer Chuck Mason. Use the techniques you learn to try more arrangements at home. Please register for program and supply fee.

TITLE: Floral Design Workshop: Roses Supply Fee
DESCRIPTION: (Adutls) June is the time for beautiful roses. Designer Chuck Mason teaches you how to arrange a dozen roses and how to use roses to create a bud-vase arrangement and a small centerpiece. Learn what vase shape works best as well as the special care and handling requirements for roses. Register for program and supply fee.

TITLE: Floral Design: Flowering Branches
DESCRIPTION: (Adults) Make your own beautiful, early spring flower arrangement using cut flowers and flowering branches with the help of designer Betty Ann Galway. Learn how to harvest and force flowering branches and get ideas for ways to use them in floral designs at home. Please register for program code and supply fee.

TITLE: Floral Design: Roses in Bloom (16-Adult)
DESCRIPTION: (Adutls) June is the time for beautiful roses. Designer Chuck Mason teaches you how to arrange a dozen roses and how to use roses to create a bud-vase arrangement and a small centerpiece. Learn what vase shape works best as well as the special care and handling requirements for roses. Register for program and supply fee.

TITLE: Floral Design: Spring Pot-et-Fleur
DESCRIPTION: (Adults) Floral designer Betty Ann Galway teaches you how to arrange a beautiful, long-lasting pot-et-fleur display. This Victorian style combines potted ferns or houseplants with cut flowers to make spectacular arrangement that you can use and reuse throughout the year as you refresh it with cut flowers and seasonal decorations. Please register for program and supply fee.

TITLE: Floral Design: Tropical Flowers 16+
DESCRIPTION: (16-Adult) Warm up to the flowers of Hawaii and the exotic tropics to create a contemporary style arrangement for your home. Designer Chuck Mason leads you through the project and teaches you how to work with tropical flowers. Register for program and supply fee.

TITLE: Floral Design:European Hand-Tied Bouquet
DESCRIPTION: (16-Adult) Hand-tied bouquets are the European standard for flower gift giving and bridal bouquets. Designer Betty Ann Galway shows you the techniques for constructing and balancing of this lovely arrangement - techniques that you can use to make floral gifts and bouquets for any occasion. Please register for both program and supply fee.

TITLE: Floral Design:Victorian Flowers
DESCRIPTION: (Adults) Explore the sentimental Victorian era in which every flower held a symbolic meaning. Create a fashionable flower arrangement in this romantic style with the help of designer Chuck Mason. Use the techniques you learn to try more arrangements at home. Please register for program and supply fee.

TITLE: Floral Workshop Tropical Supply Fee
DESCRIPTION: (16-Adult) Warm up to the flowers of Hawaii and the exotic tropics to create a contemporary style arrangement for your home. Designer Chuck Mason leads you through the project and teaches you how to work with tropical flowers. Register for program and supply fee.

TITLE: Floral Workshop: Hand-Tied Supply Fee
DESCRIPTION: (16-Adult) Hand-tied bouquets are the European standard for flower gift giving and bridal bouquets. Designer Betty Ann Galway shows you the techniques for constructing and balancing of this lovely arrangement - techniques that you can use to make floral gifts and bouquets for any occasion. Please register for both program and supply fee.

TITLE: Floral Workshop: Pot-et-Fleur Supply Fee
DESCRIPTION: (Adults) Floral designer Betty Ann Galway teaches you how to arrange a beautiful, long-lasting pot-et-fleur display. This Victorian style combines potted ferns or houseplants with cut flowers to make spectacular arrangement that you can use and reuse throughout the year as you refresh it with cut flowers and seasonal decorations. Please register for program and supply fee.

TITLE: From Screen to Green: Gaming Science
DESCRIPTION: Explore the real world science, biology and geology behind some popular gaming worlds. How does the virtual world stack-up to real science? Come see how much can be learned from games you know and love. Play live-action games using your resources to bring virtual concepts to reality. Download camp forms from website.

TITLE: Garden Buds
DESCRIPTION: (2-3 yrs.) Meet in the Children's Discovery Garden one Monday a month. Your child enjoys different sensory materials out in the garden, rain or shine. Dress for the weather and explore at your leisure.

TITLE: Garden Sprouts Exploration (3-5 yrs.)
DESCRIPTION: Curious minds explore nature on seek-and-find walks, enjoy nature crafts and learn about plants and food with a visit to the veggie garden. Stories, games, puppets and songs keep learning fun. Different themes each day. Must be potty-trained. July 2- 3 is a two-day minicamp. Download camp forms from website.

TITLE: Garden Sprouts: Nature's Playgroup
DESCRIPTION: (3-6 yrs.) Your preschooler enjoys nature-themed toys and puzzles while you meet other playgroup parents one Monday a month. Through games, songs, activities and a garden walk we explore these topics: April-Spring; May-Worms; June-Ponds.

TITLE: Garden Sprouts: Nature Playgroup
DESCRIPTION: (3-5 yrs.) Your preschooler enjoys nature-themed toys and puzzles while you meet other playgroup parents. A staff member is on hand to put out nature sensory bins, direct games and activities or lead a garden walk. Topics: Jan.-Evergreen, Feb.-Winter fun, Mar.-All Things Green.

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