The Holden Experience

Learn more about our instructors.

 

 

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

please visit cbgarden.org or call 216.721.1600.

 

Learn to Snowshoe

Date

Saturdays, Feb. 6, 13, 20, 27

Time

2:30 - 4pm

Location

Thayer Center

Instructor

Volunteer guides

Cost Free for members, gate admission for nonmembers

Gather your family and friends and learn to snowshoe.After a brief demonstration, you will strap on snowshoes and go for a gentle hike to explore the great outdoors.Program is only held when there is adequate snow cover.Participants should be over the age of 10.

 

Wine and Cheese Night Hike

Date

Friday, Feb. 19

Time

7 - 10pm

Location

Holden Shelter House

Instructor

Dan Donaldson

Cost

$25 members, $40 nonmembers

Experience the sights, sounds and feel of Holden’s wintry landscape.Discover the special qualities of forests and fields at night.Afterwards relax around a fire with food and drink. Must be 21 to attend.

 

Yoga in The Garden

Date

Session 1: Tuesdays, March 8, 15, 22, 29, and April  5 and 12

Session 2: Tuesdays, April 19, 26, and May 3, 10, 17 and 24

Time

9 - 10:30am

Location

Thayer Center

Instructor

Barbara Tercek, RYT

OR

Date

Session 1: Fridays, March 11, 18, 25, and April 1, 8 and 15

Session 2: Fridays, April 22, 29 and May 6, 13, 20 and 27

Time

9 - 10:30am

Location

Thayer Center

Instructor

Barbara Tercek, RYT

OR

Date

Session 1: Tuesdays, March 8, 15, 22, 29 and April 5 and 12

Session 2: Tuesdays, April 19, 26 and May 3, 10, 17, 24

Time

5:30 - 7pm

Location

Thayer Center

Instructor

Judy Churchill, AYT, RYT, CYT

 

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Gentle Chair Yoga

Date

Session 1: Tuesdays, March 8, 15, 22, 29 and April 5, 12

Session 2: Tuesdays, April 19, 26 and May 3, 10, 17, 24

Time

11am - noon

Location

Thayer Center

Instructor

Barbara Tercek

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.

 

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Wine and Cheese Night Hike

Date

Fridays, March 11, April 8 and May 20

Time

7 - 10pm

Location

Warren H. Corning Visitor 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.

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Potluck With Your Pooch 

Dates

Saturday, March 12

Time

4 - 6:30pm

Location

Warren H. Corning Visitor Center

Instructor

Julie Dougherty

Cost

$5 members, $15 nonmembers

Spring has sprung! Enjoy an early spring afternoon hike with your dog looking for spring wildflowers along the way. We will finish with a potluck dinner in the shelter house with a warm fire.  Please bring a dish to share.  Hot beverages provided.

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Highlights Tours

Dates

Saturdays and Sundays, April - October

Time

10 - 11:30am and 2 - 3:30pm, Saturdays and 2 - 3:30pm, Sundays

Location

Warren H. Corning Visitor Center

Instructor

Holden guides

Cost

Free for members, with gate admission for nonmembers

Enjoy an easy, one-mile guided walk thorugh the gardens and natural areas.

Audubon Bird Walks

Dates

April 10,17, 24 and May 1, 8,15

Time

7:30 - 10:30am

Location

Warren H. 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 or Garden Structure

Date/Time

Saturday, April 16, 9am - noon

Date/Time

Saturday, April 16, 1pm - 5pm

Date/Time

Sunday, April 17, 10am - 5pm

Location

Warren H. Corning Visitor Center

Instructor

Bim Willow

Cost and Session

Determined by structure chosen

Choose from seven different designs when you register and at the end of the workshop you will leave with a beautiful finished product! No prior building experience needed! Participants must bring an 8 and 16 ounce hammer and pruning shears.  Images, costs and dimensions can be seen here.

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