Adult Programs

Sep
18
Wed
Composition in Oil and Acrylic – Session I @ The Holden Arboretum
Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Class will meet for five weeks, from Sept. 18 – Oct. 16.

Balance and contrast color; tonal relationships, pattern, texture and form while building confidence with brushwork. Learn wet-into-wet blending, glazing, color mixing and palette organization. Materials list will be provided.

A second session of this class will be offered on Wednesdays, Oct. 23 – Nov. 27.

Sep
21
Sat
Stebbins Gulch: A Hike Through Geologic History
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 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 footwear (knee-high boots, such as wellingtons) 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

Sep
22
Sun
Magnificence on the Mountain @ Holden Arboretum
Sep 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Unique geological formations, diversity of plant life and its historical use as a resort make this a spectacular natural site.

No children under 12. Moderate—under two miles

Sep
28
Sat
NEW – Essential Small Gardening Tools @ The Holden Arboretum
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Small hand tools are essential to any good gardener’s success. This class will teach you what every horticulturist at the Arboretum keeps close at hand and why. Afterwards, be ready to go outside and get your hands dirty. There is no better way to learn than by doing.

Oct
8
Tue
Yoga in the Garden with Anne Owens – Session II @ The Holden Arboretum
Oct 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Session II meets weekly, Oct. 8 – Nov. 12. See details for Session I.

Hatha Yoga helps you become more centered and focused. Wear comfortable clothing and
bring a mat and pillow. All levels welcome.

Gentle Chair Yoga – Session II @ The Holden Arboretum
Oct 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Session II will meet weekly, Oct. 8 – Nov. 12. See listing for Session I. 

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.

 

Yoga in the Garden with Judy Churchill – Session II @ The Holden Arboretum
Oct 8 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Session II meets weekly, Oct. 8 – Nov. 12. See details for Session I.

Hatha Yoga helps you become more centered and focused. Wear comfortable clothing and
bring a mat and pillow. All levels welcome.

Oct
11
Fri
Yoga in the Garden with Linda Baron – Session II @ The Holden Arboretum
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Session II will meet weekly, Oct. 11 – Nov. 15. See details for Session I.

Hatha Yoga helps you become more centered and focused. Wear comfortable clothing and
bring a mat and pillow. All levels welcome.

NEW – Twilight Tram Tour @ The Holden Arboretum
Oct 11 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Take a guided twilight ride around the Arboretum for the chance to experience the sights and sounds of fall with an emphasis on night-time interest. Following your tour, enjoy a glass of wine
and light snacks around a fire. Registration is required. Space is limited.

Oct
12
Sat
Early Morning Bird Walks @ Corning Visitor Center
Oct 12 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am

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