Instructors: Eric & Ann Brooks
January 5, 19, February 2, 16
Have fun studying and identifying many of the species of birds seen in Southern California. Classes will use slides, videos, printed material as well as discuss bird books, binoculars and periodicals.
Instructor: Theresa Blanchard
January 6, 13, 20, 27 or
February 17, 24, March 3, 10
$30 members/$35 non-members for each four week session
Learn the technique of One-Stroke Painting by Donna Dewberry. Learn shading, highlighting, blending with one stroke of the brush. Bring brushes and a water basin. (Plaid value pack) Instructor will provide various surfaces to paint at a cost of $5 or less, or you can bring your own. There are also brushes and paints available for purchase.
Instructor: Hisako Asano
Januray 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25
$50 members/$55 non-members
Learn to create paintings of nature that capture the softly colored art form that is expressed in the teachings and techniques of instructor, Hisako Asano. You will also learn to mix and blend colors and manipulate your brush to create a 3-D value with a single stroke.
Instructor: Jennifer Van der Fluit
January 12, 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16
Learn how to maximize your gardening space by planting in above ground grids. This condensed, natural, organic method of gardening will have you reaping the bounty of your garden.
Thursday, June 16, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
and Sunday, July 31, 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
No charge – Included with Garden Admission
Speaker: Dr. Matt Ritter, BA. Microbiology, Ph.D. in Plant Developmental Biology
** NEW Make flavored vinegars with California native plants!
$30 members/$35 non-members
Instructor: Connie Vadheim, Adj. Professor of Biology, CSUDH
In this hands-on workshop, participants will learn about the use of leaves, flowers and berries of popular Southern California native plants to enhance the flavor of cooking vinegars and make one-of-a-kind ingredients for the gourmet kitchen.
The workshop will include a presentation on specific Southern California native plants, a focused garden walk, tasting of different flavored vinegars and actual demonstration of basic recipes. Each participant will prepare one bottle of flavored vinegar to take home.
Class fee includes materials to make flavored vinegar.
Wednesdays, September 14,21, 28, October 5, 12, 19, 26, November 2
$40 members/$45 non-members
Instructors: Eric and Ann Brooks
Have fun studying and identifying many of the species of birds found in Southern California. Classes will use slides, videos, printed materials as well as discuss birding books, binoculars and periodicals.
Presented by the Surfrider Foundation in conjunction with West Basin Municipal Water District
Instructor: Pamela Burstler
Class included with paid garden admission.
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