The Holden Experience

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To see and enroll in classes offered at the Cleveland Botanical Garden,

please visit cbgarden.org or call 216.721.1600.

 

Potluck With Your Pooch 

Dates

March 14, April 4

Time

5 - 7:30pm

Location

Corning Visitor Center

Instructor

Julie Dougherty, Guest Relations Assistant Manager

Cost

$3 members, $7 nonmembers

Enjoy an early spring wildflower hike with your dog.  Finish with a potluck and warm fire in the Shelter House.  Please bring a dish to share.  Hot beverages provided.

HIK725

Yoga in The Garden

Date

Session 1: Tuesdays, March 17, 24, 31 and April 7,14, 21                

Session 2: Tuesdays, April 28, May 5,12,19,26 and June 2

Time

9 - 10:30am

Location

Thayer Center

Instructor

Barbara Tercek, RYT

OR

Date

Session 1: Fridays, March 20, 27 and April 3, 10,17, 24

Session 2: Fridays, May 1, May 8, 15, 22, 29, and June 5

Time

9 - 10:30am

Location

Thayer Center

Instructor

Barbara Tercek, RYT

OR

Date

Session 1: Tuesdays, March 17, 24, 31 and April 7,14, 21      

Session 2: Tuesdays, April 28, May 5,12,19,26 and June 2

Time

5:15 - 6:45pm

Location

Thayer Center

Instructor

Judy Churchill, AYT, RYT, CYT

OR

Date

Session 1: Thursdays, March 19, 26 and April 2, 9,16, 23

Session 2:  Thursdays, April, 30, May 7, 14, 21, 28, and June 4

Time

5:30 - 7pm

Location

Thayer Center

Instructor

Judy Churchill, AYT, RYT, CYT

Cost

$50 per session, members; $70 per session, nonmembers

Hatha Yoga helps you be more centered and focused through breath work and cultivates flexibility, strength and deep relaxation. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a mat and pillow.  All levels welcome.

HTW123

Gentle Chair Yoga

Date

Session 1: Tuesdays, March 17, 24, 31 and April 7,14, 21

Session 2: Tuesdays, April 28, May 5,12,19,26 and June 2

Time

11am - noon

Location

Thayer Center

Instructor

Barbara Tercek, RYT

Cost

$40 per session, members; $55 per session, nonmembers

Learn traditional yoga poses with the support of a chair. Breathing and relaxation techniques, flexibility, strength, and balance will be taught.  Great for seniors. Wear loose clothing.

HTW125

Senior Horticulture Group

Date

Wednesdays, March 18, April 15 and May 20

Time

10am - noon

Location

Corning Visitor Center

Instructor

Holden staff

Cost

$5 members, $7 nonmembers

Older adults interested in plants and making new friends are encouraged to join these gatherings.

March 18

Avoiding Landscape Mistakes – Lori Roy, Kathy Terrel – Lake County Master Gardeners

April 15

Landscaping for Clean Water – Natalie Gertz-Young, Lake County Soil and Water District

May 20

Herb Society Garden Tour and Herb of the Year – Karen Kennedy, Herb Society of America

HTW135

Wine and Cheese Night Hike

Date

Fridays, March 27, April 17 and May 29

Time

7 - 10pm

Location

Thayer Center

Instructor

Dan Donaldson

Cost

$25 members, $40 nonmembers

Must be 21 years old or older to attend.

Enjoy Holden's sights and sounds and learn about the night time forest ecosystem. Afterwards relax with food and drink. Wear sturdy shoes, this hike goes no matter the weather.

HIK124

Highlights Tours

Dates

Saturdays and Sundays, April -October

Time

2 - 3:30pm

Location

Corning Visitor Center

Instructor

Holden guides

Cost

Free for members, with gate admission for nonmembers

Enjoy the gardens and trails while learning the arboretum’s history, programming and featured areas.  Get to know the arboretum or see it again in a new light. 

Audubon Bird Walks

Dates

April 12,19,26 and May 3,10,17

Time

7:30 - 10:30am

Location

Corning Visitor Center

Instructor

Stanley Plante

Cost

Free – no need to register

Held in conjunction with the Cleveland Audubon Society and other organizations.  Bring binoculars and a field guide.

Build Your Own Rustic Twig Furniture

Date

Saturday, April 18

Time

9am - noon or 1 - 4pm - Determined by furniture piece chosen

Location

Corning Visitor Center

Instructor

Bim Willow

Cost

Determined by furniture piece chosen

Choose your project ahead of class, bring a hammer and pruners, and leave with finished furniture! No prior building experience needed! A more detailed class description, including furniture images, costs and dimensions can be found here.

ART452