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January 2022

Little Seedlings Story Time

January 28 @ 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

January 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

January 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

January 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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Admission Tickets

January 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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February 2022

Admission Tickets

February 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

February 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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Admission Tickets

February 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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Little Seedlings Story Time

February 4 @ 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.

Find out more »

Admission Tickets

February 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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Admission Tickets

February 5 @ 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 February 5

February 5 @ 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. Register for this tour below, or just drop in on the day.  

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Admission Tickets

February 6 @ 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

February 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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Admission Tickets

February 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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Introduction to Drawing and Botanical Illustration

February 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
CA

Are you inspired by the beauty of Sherman gardens? Come and learn to draw it! In this new four week class local art instructor, Brenda Beneviste, will give you the basic tools and techniques to draw some of the exquisite flowers and foliage you will find in the garden. Inspired by the stunning patterns and intricate natural designs of botanical subjects, participants will learn a variety of illustration and sketching techniques including detail observation, concepts of light value, and shading…

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Floral Class: Petals & Tea – 10 am

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CA

Let's have a floral tea party! This class will use delicate and fragrant blooms arranged in teacups and teapots for a whimsical and garden style look. The best part? You can keep the teapot and cups for your own kitchen after the flowers fade. Fee: $60 Member / $70 Non-Member    

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Admission Tickets

February 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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Floral Class: Petals & Tea – 1 pm

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
CA

Let's have a floral tea party! This class will use delicate and fragrant blooms arranged in teacups and teapots for a whimsical and garden style look. The best part? You can keep the teapot and cups for your own kitchen after the flowers fade. Fee: $60 Member / $70 Non-Member    

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Printmaking Workshop: Valentine’s Day Card

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

Make a handmade card for a special person. You will learn how to make your own botanical prints by using a mallet to lightly pound flowers and leaves to release their natural dyes onto paper. After cutting the flower prints into heart shapes you will create a design of your choice on specialty paper. Embellish with glass glitter, rhinestones, and markers to complete your miniature work of art! All materials included. Fee: $35 Member / $40 Non-Member    

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Admission Tickets

February 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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Watercolor Class: Tulips

February 11 @ 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 tulip flower. Classes are designed for all levels of painter and non-painter.  Each participant will take home her/his own charming painting. Class size is limited to ensure social distancing guidelines. Fee: $35 Member / $45 Non-Member    

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Little Seedlings Story Time

February 11 @ 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.

Find out more »

Admission Tickets

February 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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Parent & Me Painting: Tulip Collage

February 12 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
CA

Join local artist Erna Van Dyk as she teaches you how to use watercolor marker pens to create a tulip collage. You will work together to observe the colors and qualities of the tulips and create your own artwork. This fun, relaxed class takes place in our outdoor classroom before the garden is open. Grandparents and favorite adults are welcome too! No experience necessary. All materials provided. Nature Journal available to purchase on the day (optional). Fee: $25 Member /…

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Admission Tickets

February 12 @ 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

February 13 @ 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

February 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

February 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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Admission Tickets

February 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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Admission Tickets

February 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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Little Seedlings Story Time

February 18 @ 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.

Find out more »

Admission Tickets

February 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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Admission Tickets

February 19 @ 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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Guided Tour of Sherman Gardens February 19

February 19 @ 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 tour lasts about one hour and is free with garden admission. (All ages) Register for this tour below, or just drop in on the day.  

Find out more »

Admission Tickets

February 20 @ 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

February 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

February 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

February 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

February 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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Workshop: Beautiful Flowers for Health & Wellness

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

Your garden is the ultimate health spa.  Research shows that people who regularly go outdoors and work with plants are happier, healthier, and less stressed.  Join us for a workshop with author Janice Cox and learn how flowers can be used to treat your skin, hair and overall wellness.  You will receive a copy of Janice’s latest workbook “Beautiful Flowers” and create four body care products to take home.  Sign up and discover new ways to enjoy your favorite flowers.…

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Admission Tickets

February 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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Little Seedlings Story Time

February 25 @ 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.

Find out more »

Admission Tickets

February 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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Parent & Me Workshop: Worm Composting

February 26 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
CA

Ever wish you could start a compost area for your leftover strawberry tops, veggie trimmings papers and napkins… but you don’t have enough space or time? We’ve got an easy answer for you! Learn how to compost with worms and bring home your own beginners kit! Worm composting (vermi-composting) takes a little space and very little effort. Join for a short lecture on starting your own worm composting. Each participant will make and take a starter kit with their very…

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Admission Tickets

February 26 @ 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

February 27 @ 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: Flower Art Using Poster Boards

February 27 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
CA

Photographer Jeanine Hill will work with you to create sophisticated compositions and backgrounds using simple materials. Learn to visualize and create your own flower art with simple craft paper and an inexpensive bouquet. After the demonstration and workshop she will lead the group into the garden to work with the Sherman blooms. Jeanine has been working as a commercial photographer for over 35 years in Orange County with clients including Disneyland and seven local Universities. When the pandemic struck she…

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Admission Tickets

February 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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March 2022

Workshop: Pastel Still Life with Light and Shadow

March 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CA

Learn the basics of pastel technique from artist Gianne de Genevraye and take inspiration from the garden. This month the class will include practical exercises with an emphasis on the concept of negative space. You will complete a finished still life painting incorporating  light and shadow to create form. Our instructor, Gianne de Genevraye, specializes in painting public places and gardens in Europe and the United States. She describes herself as a contemporary nature painter and has exhibited widely. Born…

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Junior Gardeners After School Program

March 3 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
CA

Four week course for kids aged 9-11 years: Thursdays, March 3, 10, 17 & 24 @ 3:30 - 5 pm Start your child on a gardening adventure! During this four week practical class for 9-11 year old kids, our Junior Gardeners will learn to care for plants and understand how the choices they make affect the natural world. Our March theme is ‘Adaptation’ so the kids will be learning to dissect carnivorous plants to find bugs, discovering how succulents retain…

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Little Seedlings Story Time

March 4 @ 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.

Find out more »

Joyful Flowers: Ikebana Show

March 5 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA

Free with Garden AdmissionThe ‘Joyful Flowers: Ikebana Show' will present exquisite floral arrangements created by teachers from The Ikebana Sangetsu West Coast and Ikebana Lessons Groups.Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arranging, expressed in a special way using balance, harmony and form. In Ikebana, branches, leaves, flowers and everything that nature offers is used for art making.The Sangetsu School style aims to bring out the beauty of flowers and branches using their natural colors, lines, and shapes gently placed…

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Joyful Flowers: Ikebana Show

March 6 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
CA

Free with Garden Admission The ‘Joyful Flowers: Ikebana Show' will present exquisite floral arrangements created by teachers from The Ikebana Sangetsu West Coast and Ikebana Lessons Groups. Ikebana is the Japanese art of flower arranging, expressed in a special way using balance, harmony and form. In Ikebana, branches, leaves, flowers and everything that nature offers is used for art making. The Sangetsu School style aims to bring out the beauty of flowers and branches using their natural colors, lines, and…

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Lunch & Lecture: Mother Nature’s Gardens: Wild Plant Communities and Landscape Designs

March 9 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
CA

On select Wednesdays of the month, Sherman Gardens, in partnership with Cultivar restaurant, will feature a horticulture speaker combined with a delicious lunch. Scott LaFleur, Executive Director of Sherman Library & Gardens, and Program Chair for the Los Angeles Men’s Garden Club, has a long list of contacts from botanic gardens, horticulture, landscape design and beyond.  As Program Chair, he has created many outstanding programs for the LA Men’s Garden Club.  Teaming with Chef Jessica Roy at Cultivar, we’re bringing back…

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Tai Chi Tuesdays

March 15 @ 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 beginners and is very popular with older people. Cynthia Bell Niermann, M.A. is a certified Qigong Teacher who specializes…

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