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Thu, Oct 5, 2023 9:00 am

Essentrics for Gardeners – Stretch, Strengthen and Grow! (4 week series)

Whether you are planting, digging, or weeding, your body needs to stay strong and mobile to prevent injuries. Join this 4-week series that will prepare your body for gardening season and make you feel your best! This no-impact practice will help your flexibility, range of motion, and improve posture by gently strengthening and stretching all your muscles and joints. This series is suitable for all levels. No class on Thursday, Sept. 28.

Fri, Oct 6, 2023 1:00 pm

Seed Saving Workshop

Bringing together the time honored gardening traditions of seed saving with hands-on practice, this workshop offers a unique learning experience in how to identify, harvest, and store seeds from Olbrich Gardens. Wander the garden, learn about each plant and its particular seed, and help harvest seeds for future use in the gardens. Gardeners of any skill level will enjoy using seed saving and seed sharing as a way to connect with others and to pass on generations of history and traditions.

Sat, Oct 7, 2023 10:30 am

Watercolor with Helen Klebesadel: A Fresh Start

This is an introductory two-day watercolor workshop designed for absolute beginners and for those who have some experience painting with watercolor but seek a refresher to start painting again. Learn or re-learn basics of watercolor including experimental wet-into-wet techniques that give you enough understanding of the medium to enjoy painting watercolors on your own. This workshop does not require drawing skills.

Sat, Oct 7, 2023 1:00 pm

Floral Bouquets with Alcohol Ink

Learn simple techniques for using alcohol inks to create vibrant floral bouquets. Your finished 8x10” painting will be matted to 11x14", ready for framing. All supplies are provided and no experience is necessary. This workshop is great for beginners, but those experienced with alcohol inks will be sure to pick up new tips and techniques.

Sun, Oct 8, 2023 10:30 am

Watercolor with Helen Klebesadel: A Fresh Start

This is an introductory two-day watercolor workshop designed for absolute beginners and for those who have some experience painting with watercolor but seek a refresher to start painting again. Learn or re-learn basics of watercolor including experimental wet-into-wet techniques that give you enough understanding of the medium to enjoy painting watercolors on your own. This workshop does not require drawing skills.

Mon, Oct 9, 2023 6:00 pm

(Virtual) Tai Chi Meditation at Home

“Move like a great river; be still like a mountain” instructs the age-old description of the meditative exercise and movement art of T’ai Chi Ch’uan. This class offers standing movements and seated practices rooted within the Chinese tradition of Tai Chi and Chi Kung for the enrichment of body, mind and spirit. All physical abilities welcome, including those in need of chair-based practice.

Mon, Oct 9, 2023 6:00 pm

Essentrics – Mindful Movement for Strength, Balance & Stretching (4 Week Series)

Whether you are planting, digging, or weeding, your body needs to stay strong and mobile to prevent injuries. Join this 4-week series that will prepare your body for gardening season and make you feel your best! This no-impact practice will help your flexibility, range of motion, and improve posture by gently strengthening and stretching all your muscles and joints. This series is suitable for all levels. No class on Monday, Sept. 25.

Thu, Oct 12, 2023 9:00 am

Essentrics for Gardeners – Stretch, Strengthen and Grow! (4 week series)

Whether you are planting, digging, or weeding, your body needs to stay strong and mobile to prevent injuries. Join this 4-week series that will prepare your body for gardening season and make you feel your best! This no-impact practice will help your flexibility, range of motion, and improve posture by gently strengthening and stretching all your muscles and joints. This series is suitable for all levels. No class on Thursday, Sept. 28.

Fri, Oct 13, 2023 10:15 am

Little Sprouts

Little Sprouts programs are nature and literature-based early childhood programs designed to meet the multidimensional learning and developmental needs of children ages 2-5 years. Each class is designed for children to work side-by-side with their adult caregiver as they engage in hands-on, fun, age-appropriate experiences that support the Wisconsin Model Early Learning Standards.

Fri, Oct 13, 2023 2:00 pm

Seed Saving Workshop

Bringing together the time honored gardening traditions of seed saving with hands-on practice, this workshop offers a unique learning experience in how to identify, harvest, and store seeds from Olbrich Gardens. Wander the garden, learn about each plant and its particular seed, and help harvest seeds for future use in the gardens. Gardeners of any skill level will enjoy using seed saving and seed sharing as a way to connect with others and to pass on generations of history and traditions.