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August 2022

Parent and Me Workshop: Sun Printing

Parent and Me Workshop: Sun Printing

August 20 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
CA

Join Alexandra Ito as she teaches you how to make a beautiful blue sun print. Working together, you will make your prints by arranging leaves and flowers onto a special photosensitive paper. You will then let the sun do the work of printing your pictures! Your final step will be rinsing off your prints and you will be amazed at how the colors change as they dry. Since your prints will need some time to dry, you will receive a…

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Guided tour of the Sherman Garden with Kyle Cheesborough, Horticulture Director

Guided Tour of Sherman Gardens with Kyle Cheesborough, Horticulture Director

August 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
CA

Discover the garden through the eyes of our new Horticulture Director, Kyle Cheesborough. Kyle’s tour will focus on our many unique plants, nationally significant collections and reveal some of the native plants nestled amongst the exotics. This tour lasts about one hour and is free with garden admission.(All ages)Registration is required for this tour.Limit 20 participants. Reserve Your Space

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Photography Class: ‘Phoneography’ (How to use your smartphone to take great photos)

Photography Class: ‘Phoneography’ (How to use your smartphone to take great photos)

August 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
CA

Learn the simple tricks that will give you great results and improve your smartphone photography. Join Jeanine Hill for this fun class and maximize the potential of your phone. After an initial demonstration, you will head out into the garden to try out your new skills on the flowers, bugs and plants. Once you have your shots Jeanine will show you basic editing techniques using Photoshop Express app. So grab your smart device of choice, and explore ‘phoneography’, the new…

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Shape-Up Summer Slimming Series | Sherman Library & Gardens

Shape-Up Summer Slimming Series – Aug 22

August 22 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
CA

Mondays @ 5:30 pm through September 26 Shape-Up Health Club in Corona del Mar is returning to Sherman Gardens on Monday nights this Summer.  Weekly Abs & Booty classes, taught by certified fitness instructors, will take place in the Central Garden from 5:30 pm until 6:30 pm, followed by a spirited "Happy Hour" social time sponsored by Sejuiced. Classes are for all ages, and continue every Monday evening through September 26.  Bring your own mat, towel and water.  Registration required.  No…

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Ikebana Workshop: The principles of KYOKU SEN, Curved Lines “Lively Motion”

Ikebana Workshop: The principles of KYOKU SEN, Curved Lines “Lively Motion”

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CA

Join Valeria Brinkers from the Sangatsu School to learn how to make an arrangement using the kenzan, also known as a pin frog, and a suiban vase (flat vase). You will practice expressing the materials in a clear sense of motion and direction, studying them carefully to find the best angle and aspect of each element.This interesting study expresses the beauty of branches flowing and dancing in the wind. You will learn how to choose materials which are light and…

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Workshop: The Art of Indigo & Shibori

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CA

Learn about the mysteries of the plant Indigofera tintoria, otherwise known as Indigo. Together you will make an organic indigo dye vat, then explore the ancient technique of Shibori, a Japanese manual tie-dyeing technique. In this workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of Shibori pattern making and how to create a variety of shapes focusing on folded, tied and clamped resist dyeing. Make your own napkin set and tea towel to take home. The class is instructed by Reem Khalil…

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Little Seedlings Story Time

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
CA

Explore nature through the wonderful world of books. Join us every Friday as we share our favorite stories, picture books and poems. Perfect for preschool children and their caregivers. Drop-in, meet in Central Garden. Free of charge.

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Fri 19

Little Seedlings Story Time

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Fri 19

Workshop: Botanical Sun Prints (Cyanotypes)

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sat 20

Parent and Me Workshop: Sun Printing

August 20 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Lunch & Lecture

On select Wednesdays of the month Sherman Gardens, in partnership with 608 Dahlia restaurant, will feature a horticulture speaker combined with a delicious lunch… the perfect way to end the week.