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Tue, Mar 5, 2024 5:30 pm

Understanding the Atmosphere: Severe Weather

Learn what conditions lead to severe weather and how atmospheric ingredients come together to produce it. Basics of instability, shear, atmospheric capping, and vorticity will be explained in order to provide an understanding of how thunderstorms work and how they produce tornados, hail, and strong straight-line winds. Previous enrollment in Weather Basics is suggested, but not required.

Wed, Mar 6, 2024 8:00 am

Mindful Movement for Strength, Balance & Stretching with Essentrics (5 Week Series)

Essentrics is a full-body workout that is great for people of all ages and fitness levels. The technique develops lean, strong, and flexible muscles with immediate changes to your posture through a combination of body weight strengthening and deep stretching. With music playlists accompanying each routine, this equipment-free workout leaves you feeling energized!

Wed, Mar 6, 2024 5:30 pm

Gardener's Bootcamp

Thinking about gardening and not sure where to start? You’re not alone! Whether you have gardened for years or never picked up a trowel, this class will benefit you and your landscape. Your instructors will share years of horticulture experience with you as they touch on basic plant biology, demystify fertilizing, share current gardening trends, and tips for purchasing plants. Together we will discuss common mistakes, Olbrich tricks, and must-have garden tools (hint… there’s not many!).

Thu, Mar 7, 2024 6:00 pm

(Virtual) Recycling Garden Debris: Functional and Funky Ways to Conserve Organic Matter for a Healthier Garden

Recycling your own garden debris – fallen leaves, logs and branches, and overwintered perennial clippings – is foundational to nurturing a healthy garden ecosystem. Keeping organic matter onsite fosters the development of fungal and invertebrate communities, builds soil, creates habitat for birds and insects, and saves labor and resources involved with material hauling. Just in time to plan for your spring garden cleanup, join us to learn easy and attractive ways to save and re-incorporate your garden’s precious organic matter!

Sat, Mar 9, 2024 2:00 pm

Grow Your Own Microgreens

Join us for an exciting workshop on cultivating nutrient-packed microgreens. These beginner-friendly superfoods supplement your Winter diet with a continuous supply of fresh, super fast-growing, and highly nutritious greens from the comfort of your own home. In this hands-on session, you'll learn the ins and outs of growing these miniature powerhouses, perfect for adding a fresh and vibrant touch to your salads, sandwiches, and more.

Sun, Mar 10, 2024 1:00 pm

Hands-on Hydrangea Pruning

Work side-by-side with Olbrich Horticulturist Dan Schuknecht to learn how to prune Hydrangeas using Olbrich's collection. We will discuss and demonstrate general pruning principles applicable to woody plants, and then you will have the opportunity to hone your skills during this hands-on workshop. Pruning tools provided. Bring gardening gloves, wear closed-toe shoes, and dress for the weather.

Mon, Mar 11, 2024 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.

Wed, Mar 13, 2024 8:00 am

Mindful Movement for Strength, Balance & Stretching with Essentrics (5 Week Series)

Essentrics is a full-body workout that is great for people of all ages and fitness levels. The technique develops lean, strong, and flexible muscles with immediate changes to your posture through a combination of body weight strengthening and deep stretching. With music playlists accompanying each routine, this equipment-free workout leaves you feeling energized!

Wed, Mar 13, 2024 6:00 pm

Gardening is MY Therapy

Enthusiastic gardeners exclaim “Gardening is my therapy”. Exactly why is that? This discussion explores the science and key gardening elements which can improve your wellbeing as told through the point of view of the presenter’s COVID pandemic experiences.

Thu, Mar 14, 2024 6:00 pm

Monstera Deliciosa in Watercolors

In this 2 hour class, you will learn how to paint a Monstera leaf using watercolors. This class is perfect for beginners since the outline is printed directly onto your watercolor paper. At the end of class, you will mat your 8x10 inch painting. Try out watercolor painting using professional supplies! All supplies included.