The Holden Experience

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Highlights Tours

Date

Saturdays and Sundays, now through October

Time

10am and 2pm, Saturdays; 2pm, Sundays

Location

Warren H. 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 to see it again in a new light. 

Yoga in The Garden

Date

Session 1: Tuesdays, Sept. 1,8,15, 22, 29 and Oct. 6

Session 2:  Tuesdays, Oct. 13, 20, 27 and Nov. 3, 10, and 17

Time

9 - 10:30am

Location

Thayer Center

Instructor

Barbara Tercek, RYT

OR

Date

Session 1: Fridays, Sept. 4, 11, 18, 25, and Oct. 2 and 9

Session 2. Fridays, Oct. 16, 23, 30 and Nov. 6, 13 and 20

Time

9 - 10:30am

Location

Thayer Center

Instructor

Barbara Tercek, RYT

OR

Date

Session 1: Tuesdays, Sept. 1,8,15, 22, 29 and Oct. 6

Session 2:  Tuesdays, Oct. 13, 20, 27 and Nov. 3, 10, and 17

Time

5:15 - 6:45pm

Location

Thayer Center

Instructor

Judy Churchill, AYT, RYT, CYT

OR

Date

Session 1: Thursdays, Sept. 3, 10, 17, 24 and Oct. 1 and 8

Session 2: Thursdays, Oct. 15, 22, 29 and Nov. 5, 12, and 19

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.

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HTW123

Gentle Chair Yoga

Date

Session 1: Tuesdays, Sept. 1,8,15, 22, 29 and Oct. 6

Session 2:  Tuesdays, Oct. 13, 20, 27 and Nov. 3, 10, and 17

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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HTW125

Senior Horticulture Group

Date

Wednesdays, Sept. 16, Oct. 21, Nov. 18

Time

10am - noon

Location

Warren H. Corning Visitor Center

Cost

$5 members, $7 nonmembers

Older adults interested in plants, all things connected to them, and making new friends should join these gatherings.

September 16

Senior Horticulture Scarecrow

October 21

Cleveland Botanical Garden Tour

November 18

History of the Lake County Nursery Industry

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HTW135

Wine and Cheese Night Hike

Date

Fridays, Sept. 18, Oct. 23 and Dec. 4 Note: The Dec. 4 hike replaces the hike originally scheduled for Nov. 27.

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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HIK124

Early Morning Bird Walks

Date

Sundays, Sept. 27, Oct. 25 and Nov. 15

Time

7:30 -10:30am

Location

Warren H. Corning Visitor Center

Instructor

Stanley Plante

Cost

Free for members, with gate admission for nonmembers

All levels of birders welcome.  Explore our gardens and natural areas on theses informative walks with an expert guide to identify birds by sight, sound and behavior.

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HIK230

Potluck With Your Pooch 

Dates

Saturday, Nov. 14

Time

4 - 6:30pm

Location

Corning Visitor Center

Instructor

Julie Dougherty

Cost

$3 members, $7 nonmembers

Enjoy a nature and tree exploration hike with your dog. We will look for late fall signs of animals preparing for the winter season and finish with a potluck dinner in the shelter house. This is a moderate hike. Please bring a dish to share. Hot beverages provided.

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HIK725