Love to dance and love Sherman Library and Gardens? Join us for a unique community partnership between Backhausdance, Orange County's award-winning contemporary dance company, and Sherman Library and Gardens with a new creative movement workshop series designed for all ages and abilities. Led by Backhausdance artistic director Jennifer Backhaus and Amanda Kay White, associate artistic director, you... Read More »
Join Alexandra Ito for a morning of crafting with a Valentine’s Day theme! For your first project, you will be using card making techniques with pressed flowers to create a unique and lovely Valentine’s Day card. You will then work to combine a mixture of sea salt, flower petals, and scented flower oil to create scented bath salts.... Read More »
Join local artist Erna Van Dyk as she teaches you how to make a cute art work for Valentine’s Day. You will be using leaves or flowers to press into a clay heart shape and decorate a mini canvas. Working together, you will learn a step-by-step technique to create your own beautiful piece of art. This fun,... Read More »
Sherman Gardens is full of unique plants, interesting exhibits and wildlife. Explore the Succulent Garden, Fern Grotto and Tropical Conservatory amongst many others, with our expert Docent Tour Guide. This family friendly tour lasts about one hour and is free with garden admission. Open to all ages. Drop in.
Join Debra Mauzy-Melitz from the Orange Empire Bonsai Society to assemble a miniature Japanese-style garden in an apple-decorated teacup. Your garden will include Portulacaria afra (a.k.a. Elephant Bush) and miniature cranes for accent. Debra will provide tips on how to grow Portulacaria afra to keep them miniaturized and will explain the importance of cranes and apples in Japanese history and culture. You will leave... Read More »