Adult Programs

Jul
20
Sat
Lake Erie’s Ancient Gems @ Mentor Marsh, directions to meet guide sent with confirmation
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Walk among the best examples of remnant lake plain and swamp forests that once ringed Lake Erie. We’ll explore the Mentor Marsh State Nature Preserve Zimmerman Trail’s “Big Woods” visiting secret vernal pools and intact swamp forests and check out the 800-acre Mentor Marsh Restoration Project. Afterwards, we’ll head to the famous Brennan’s Fish House for lunch (Optional- not included in fee). Moderate hiking off trail and on unimproved trails, three miles.

Jul
21
Sun
Taiji With the Trees – Session 2 @ Thayer Center
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Class will not meet on Aug. 11

TaijiFit combines the best elements of fitness, meditation and the ancient martial art of Taiji (Tai Chi). Learn the secret of balancing yin and yang – strength with beauty, power with peace and endurance with flow. There is no routine to memorize or get right.

 

 

Lantern Court Garden Tour @ Lantern Court
Jul 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Delight in the formal English borders, naturalized plantings, rock gardens and perennial beds. Pick up landscape design ideas for your home.

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Jul
26
Fri
Wine and Cheese Night Hike @ Holden Arboretum
Jul 26 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Enjoy the Arboretum’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

Jul
27
Sat
Vinyasa Flow Yoga In The Butterfly Garden @ The Holden Arboretum
Jul 27 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am

Session runs from July 27 – Sept. 7. There is no class on Aug. 10.

Join Smeach for an outdoor vinyasa flow yoga class in the Holden Butterfly Garden. This hour and 15-minute class, perfect for all levels, will allow you to soak in the blissful views of nature while flowing through poses synchronized with your breath, and ending in deep relaxation. Please wear comfortable clothing, bring your yoga mat, water, and sunscreen as we may be in direct sunlight. During inclement weather, this class will be held indoors.

Jul
28
Sun
Stebbins Gulch: A Hike Through Geologic History @ Holden Arboretum
Jul 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Follow the streambed as it cuts through bedrock dating back millions of years. Explore the geology and plant communities resulting from this special environment. This rigorous hike requires a good degree of physical fitness. Proper foot wear (no open-toed shoes) with good traction is required and should be appropriate for climbing, walking through mud and slippery,high water conditions. No children under 12.Rugged – three miles.

Aug
4
Sun
Magnificence on the Mountain @ Holden Arboretum
Aug 4 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Discover the rich natural and social history of Little Mountain. Unique geological formations, diversity of plant life and its historic use as a resort make this a spectacular natural site. No children under 12. Moderate hike, under two miles.

Aug
16
Fri
Wine and Cheese Night Hike @ Holden Arboretum
Aug 16 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Enjoy the Arboretum’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

Aug
17
Sat
Hidden Hollows of the Grand River @ Directions sent with registration confirmation
Aug 17 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Spend the morning hiking and exploring the Hidden Hollows of the Grand River. We’ll visit two special properties, one open to the public and one private, to explore the unique microhabitats that persevere in these special hollows of the Grand River gorge areas. The isolated and rough terrain of these hollows protected them from the saw and made one of them a local stop on the underground railroad. Afterwards, we’ll head to a near by tavern for lunch. (Optional-not included in fee). Moderate/difficult, walking off trail on hilly terrain.

Aug
18
Sun
Lantern Court Garden Tour @ Lantern Court
Aug 18 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Delight in the formal English borders, naturalized plantings, rock gardens and perennial beds. Pick up landscape design ideas for your home.

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