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July 2021

Little Seedlings Story Time

July 30 @ 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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Admission Tickets

July 30 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  7 pm (the Gardens close at 7 pm on Thursdays and Fridays).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Admission Tickets

July 31 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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August 2021

Admission Tickets

August 1 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Admission Tickets

August 2 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Shape-Up Summer Slimming Series

August 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CA

Weekly outdoor Abs and Booty classes will take place in the Central Garden on Mondays followed by "Happy Hour" social time sponsored by Sejuiced. Classes are for all ages and taught by Shape-Up Health Club certified instructors.  Please bring your own mat, towel, and water. Pre-registration required. Fee: $20 Member / $25 Non-Member    

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Admission Tickets

August 3 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Admission Tickets

August 4 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Summer Yoga Class

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
CA

Get grounded, rooted, and connected at a yoga class set outdoors amidst the botanical beauty of Sherman Gardens.  Certified yoga instructor Darnell Renee will lead an hour-and-a-half practice.  All classes will begin with breath work, then move into Hatha yoga (all levels), focusing on balance, strength, and stretching.  Next is a meditation practice, ending with a restful, restorative Savasana pose.  Bring your own yoga mat, small towel, and hydration.  Classes take place outdoors in the Central Garden.  Class size is…

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Admission Tickets

August 5 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  7 pm (the Gardens close at 7 pm on Thursdays and Fridays).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Admission Tickets

August 6 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  7 pm (the Gardens close at 7 pm on Thursdays and Fridays).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Parent & Me Painting: Koi Pond

August 7 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
CA

Create your own nature journal and fill the first page with a koi fish! You will work together to observe the colors and qualities of this cool creature and use step-by-step watercolor techniques to create your own painting. Grandparents and favorite adults welcome too – open to all ages! No experience necessary. All materials provided. Nature Journal available to purchase on the day (optional). Each adult and child should purchase their own spot. Fee: $25 Member / $30 Non-Member  …

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Admission Tickets

August 7 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Family Tour of Sherman Gardens

August 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
CA

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. Registration required.    

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Admission Tickets

August 8 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Admission Tickets

August 9 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Shape-Up Summer Slimming Series

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CA

Weekly outdoor Abs and Booty classes will take place in the Central Garden on Mondays followed by "Happy Hour" social time sponsored by Sejuiced. Classes are for all ages and taught by Shape-Up Health Club certified instructors.  Please bring your own mat, towel, and water. Pre-registration required. Fee: $20 Member / $25 Non-Member    

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Painting Class: Koi Fish & Lilypond

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
CA

Come join local artist Helen Plehn for a fun and expressive acrylic painting class. You will paint a colorful Koi and waterlily pond. You will also be guided to do a 15-minute Waterlily and Koi meditation while waiting for the acrylic paint layers to dry. You’ll take home a gorgeous finished 8″ x 10″ canvas painting.  All materials are included.  Class is designed for all levels of painters and non-painters. Helen Plehn is a painter, certified crystal healer, Yoga, and…

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Admission Tickets

August 10 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Tool Time: Shining and Sharpening Your Garden Tools

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CA

Your gardening tools are the best investment you can make for your garden!  In this hands-on class you will learn how to clean, oil, and sharpen your tools.  Well-lubricated and sharpened tools are not only easier for trimming your plants but are also easier on your joints.  Your hands, arms, and back will thank you! Each attendee is encouraged to bring three garden tools to clean and sharpen during the class and will leave equipped with a personalized tool maintenance…

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Admission Tickets

August 11 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Summer Yoga Class

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
CA

Get grounded, rooted, and connected at a yoga class set outdoors amidst the botanical beauty of Sherman Gardens.  Certified yoga instructor Darnell Renee will lead an hour-and-a-half practice.  All classes will begin with breath work, then move into Hatha yoga (all levels), focusing on balance, strength, and stretching.  Next is a meditation practice, ending with a restful, restorative Savasana pose.  Bring your own yoga mat, small towel, and hydration.  Classes take place outdoors in the Central Garden.  Class size is…

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Admission Tickets

August 12 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  7 pm (the Gardens close at 7 pm on Thursdays and Fridays).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Watercolor Class: Water Lily

August 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CA

Join local artist Erna Van Dyk as she teaches you how to see and paint color and simple shapes. This month Erna takes inspiration from the water lilies in the pond in the Sun Garden.. Classes are designed for all levels of painter and non-painter.  Each participant will take home her/his own charming painting. Fee: $35 Member / $45 Non-Member    

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Admission Tickets

August 13 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  7 pm (the Gardens close at 7 pm on Thursdays and Fridays).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Admission Tickets

August 14 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Admission Tickets

August 15 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Photography Class: Macro Lens Mania

August 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CA

Everything you need to know about macro lenses. You will go on a live shoot in the garden with local photographer, Jeanine Hill, and she will use an iPad to demonstrate what visual effects each lens can offer to get great close-up images. Lens will include the 150mm Dragonfly Macro, the Rokinon 100mm Macro, the new Laowa 25mm (extreme closeup) and the Lensbaby lens. Please bring your own camera and all your lens-related questions. Jeanine has been working as a…

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Admission Tickets

August 16 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Shape-Up Summer Slimming Series

August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CA

Weekly outdoor Abs and Booty classes will take place in the Central Garden on Mondays followed by "Happy Hour" social time sponsored by Sejuiced. Classes are for all ages and taught by Shape-Up Health Club certified instructors.  Please bring your own mat, towel, and water. Pre-registration required. Fee: $20 Member / $25 Non-Member    

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Admission Tickets

August 17 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Admission Tickets

August 18 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Summer Yoga Class

August 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
CA

Get grounded, rooted, and connected at a yoga class set outdoors amidst the botanical beauty of Sherman Gardens.  Certified yoga instructor Darnell Renee will lead an hour-and-a-half practice.  All classes will begin with breath work, then move into Hatha yoga (all levels), focusing on balance, strength, and stretching.  Next is a meditation practice, ending with a restful, restorative Savasana pose.  Bring your own yoga mat, small towel, and hydration.  Classes take place outdoors in the Central Garden.  Class size is…

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Growing Indoor Plants the Easy Way

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
CA

How do you keep your indoor plants as healthy and beautiful as the day you bought them? Sherman Horticulturist, John Bishop, is an expert on keeping them in perfect shape and will share his tips and expertise during this one hour talk. Once you have some background knowledge about placement, watering, light and pest control you will be set up for a lifetime of successful plant parenting. Come with your questions! Fee: $10 Member / $15 Non-Member    

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Admission Tickets

August 19 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  7 pm (the Gardens close at 7 pm on Thursdays and Fridays).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Admission Tickets

August 20 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  7 pm (the Gardens close at 7 pm on Thursdays and Fridays).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Goat Yoga 8:30 am

August 21 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
CA

Goat Yoga is back!  Spend a fun morning in the botanical beauty of Sherman Gardens with our certified yoga instructor, Darnell Renee, and some special furry guests.  During the class, the goats will be visiting each student and will be available for photos afterwards.  No yoga or goat experience required! Bring you own yoga mat, small towel, and hydration.  Classes take place outdoors in the Central Garden.  Class size is limited.  Pre-registration required - book early for this popular class.…

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Goat Yoga 10 am

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
CA

Goat Yoga is back!  Spend a fun morning in the botanical beauty of Sherman Gardens with our certified yoga instructor, Darnell Renee, and some special furry guests.  During the class, the goats will be visiting each student and will be available for photos afterwards.  No yoga or goat experience required! Bring you own yoga mat, small towel, and hydration.  Classes take place outdoors in the Central Garden.  Class size is limited.  Pre-registration required - book early for this popular class.…

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Admission Tickets

August 21 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Admission Tickets

August 22 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Admission Tickets

August 23 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Shape-Up Summer Slimming Series

August 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CA

Weekly outdoor Abs and Booty classes will take place in the Central Garden on Mondays followed by "Happy Hour" social time sponsored by Sejuiced. Classes are for all ages and taught by Shape-Up Health Club certified instructors.  Please bring your own mat, towel, and water. Pre-registration required. Fee: $20 Member / $25 Non-Member    

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Admission Tickets

August 24 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Floral Class: Dazzling Dahlias

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CA

Let's give the spotlight to the stunning summer dahlia for this arrangement. Although short-lived, these flowers make for an absolutely spectacular display that captures the feeling of warm summer sunshine. Fee: $80 Member / $90 Non-Member    

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Admission Tickets

August 25 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Summer Yoga Class

August 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
CA

Get grounded, rooted, and connected at a yoga class set outdoors amidst the botanical beauty of Sherman Gardens.  Certified yoga instructor Darnell Renee will lead an hour-and-a-half practice.  All classes will begin with breath work, then move into Hatha yoga (all levels), focusing on balance, strength, and stretching.  Next is a meditation practice, ending with a restful, restorative Savasana pose.  Bring your own yoga mat, small towel, and hydration.  Classes take place outdoors in the Central Garden.  Class size is…

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Floral Class: Dazzling Dahlias

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CA

Let's give the spotlight to the stunning summer dahlia for this arrangement. Although short-lived, these flowers make for an absolutely spectacular display that captures the feeling of warm summer sunshine. Fee: $80 Member / $90 Non-Member    

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Admission Tickets

August 26 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  7 pm (the Gardens close at 7 pm on Thursdays and Fridays).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Admission Tickets

August 27 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  7 pm (the Gardens close at 7 pm on Thursdays and Fridays).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Admission Tickets

August 28 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Admission Tickets

August 29 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Admission Tickets

August 30 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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Shape-Up Summer Slimming Series

August 30 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CA

Weekly outdoor Abs and Booty classes will take place in the Central Garden on Mondays followed by "Happy Hour" social time sponsored by Sejuiced. Classes are for all ages and taught by Shape-Up Health Club certified instructors.  Please bring your own mat, towel, and water. Pre-registration required. Fee: $20 Member / $25 Non-Member    

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Admission Tickets

August 31 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA
$5

Your Garden Admission Ticket is valid anytime between 10:30 am -  4 pm (the Gardens close at 4 pm).  Members do not need to make an advance reservation.

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September 2021

Workshop: Backyard Edible Gardening

September 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CA

Do you want to grow your own food, but wonder if you have enough room? This class will calm your qualms and give you some fun ideas for growing food in a small space. Backyard gardening is a great way to increase your access to fresh grown produce. Join us and learn how to reimagine your garden space, plant the seed of an edible garden and take home a planter to get you started. Fee: $45 Member / $50 Non-Member…

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Summer Yoga Class

September 1 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
CA

Get grounded, rooted, and connected at a yoga class set outdoors amidst the botanical beauty of Sherman Gardens.  Certified yoga instructor Darnell Renee will lead an hour-and-a-half practice.  All classes will begin with breath work, then move into Hatha yoga (all levels), focusing on balance, strength, and stretching.  Next is a meditation practice, ending with a restful, restorative Savasana pose.  Bring your own yoga mat, small towel, and hydration.  Classes take place outdoors in the Central Garden.  Class size is…

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Bonsai Class: Kusamono Display Workshop

September 4 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
CA

Join Debra Mauzy-Melitz from Orange County Bonsai Society for an in-depth workshop introducing the culture and techniques of Kusamono Display. Debra will introduce you to the history and rules of  Japanese display and then encourage you to design your own display to reflect your own creativity. The class projects will include a display board, a Kusamono, a Suiseki on a cushion and a small seasonal accent item.  The main focus piece, a Kusamono, literally means “little grass thing” and you will…

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Tai Chi Tuesdays

September 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
CA

Learn the gentle art of Tai Chi in the perfect tranquil Sherman garden setting. Local teacher Cynthia Bell Niermann will introduce you to this complete mind-body exercise for better health, flexibility, strength and balance. This eight week course will include Qigong stretches, breathing exercises and short Tai Chi routines which provide enjoyable, effective stress relief. Cynthia’s approach is particularly good for over 50s and seniors as she focuses on fitness and joint flexibility through gentle movement. Cynthia Bell Niermann, M.A.…

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Summer Yoga Class

September 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
CA

Get grounded, rooted, and connected at a yoga class set outdoors amidst the botanical beauty of Sherman Gardens.  Certified yoga instructor Darnell Renee will lead an hour-and-a-half practice.  All classes will begin with breath work, then move into Hatha yoga (all levels), focusing on balance, strength, and stretching.  Next is a meditation practice, ending with a restful, restorative Savasana pose.  Bring your own yoga mat, small towel, and hydration.  Classes take place outdoors in the Central Garden.  Class size is…

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Watercolor Class: Bee-eater Bird

September 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CA

Join local artist Erna Van Dyk as she teaches you how to see and paint color and simple shapes. This month Erna takes inspiration from the Bee-eater Bird. Classes are designed for all levels of painter and non-painter.  Each participant will take home her/his own charming painting. Fee: $35 Member / $45 Non-Member    

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Family Workshop: Backyard Edible Gardening

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
CA

Do you want to grow your own food, but wonder if you have enough room? This class will calm your qualms and give you some fun ideas for growing food in a small space. Backyard gardening is a great way to increase your access to fresh grown produce. Join us and learn how to reimagine your garden space, plant the seed of an edible garden and take home a planter to get you started. Family Ticket Fee (for up to…

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Shape-Up Summer Slimming Series

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CA

Weekly outdoor Abs and Booty classes will take place in the Central Garden on Mondays followed by "Happy Hour" social time sponsored by Sejuiced. Classes are for all ages and taught by Shape-Up Health Club certified instructors.  Please bring your own mat, towel, and water. Pre-registration required. Fee: $20 Member / $25 Non-Member    

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Shape-Up Summer Slimming Series

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CA

Weekly outdoor Abs and Booty classes will take place in the Central Garden on Mondays followed by "Happy Hour" social time sponsored by Sejuiced. Classes are for all ages and taught by Shape-Up Health Club certified instructors.  Please bring your own mat, towel, and water. Pre-registration required. Fee: $20 Member / $25 Non-Member    

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Floral Class: Dried Flower Arrangements

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

If you're sad that fresh flowers don't last forever, this class is for you. Learn how to arrange with preserved and dried flowers. We will also go over which flowers are best for drying and how to process them correctly. Class size is limited to ensure social distancing.  All participants are required to wear a mask. Fee: $85 Member / $95 Non-Member    

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Floral Class: Dried Flower Arrangements

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

If you're sad that fresh flowers don't last forever, this class is for you. Learn how to arrange with preserved and dried flowers. We will also go over which flowers are best for drying and how to process them correctly. Class size is limited to ensure social distancing.  All participants are required to wear a mask. Fee: $85 Member / $95 Non-Member    

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Shape-Up Summer Slimming Series

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CA

Weekly outdoor Abs and Booty classes will take place in the Central Garden on Mondays followed by "Happy Hour" social time sponsored by Sejuiced. Classes are for all ages and taught by Shape-Up Health Club certified instructors.  Please bring your own mat, towel, and water. Pre-registration required. Fee: $20 Member / $25 Non-Member    

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October 2021

Mosaic: Day of the Dead

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
CA

Learn about nipping and fitting porcelain and glass tiles while designing a Day of the Dead image on a 6" x 6" ceramic tile base.  All materials included! Fee: $110 Member / $120 Non-Member    

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