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  • Children's Art Workshop

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    gardengrounds

    Location:  Children’s Garden

    $12 per child/per class

    Instructor:  Jennifer MacKenzie, BA

     

    Due to popular demand, we are thrilled to bring back a children’s art program at the Garden!  Please join us in the Children’s Garden for some creative fun! 

    There will be four Art Friday’s this summer for children, ages 3 to 7, July 8, 22, August 5, 26.  They will learn about art, nature, and bring home a keepsake project. We welcome new instructor to the South Coast Botanic Garden, Jennifer MacKenzie - She loves art...was an art major...is currently a local art teacher...and loves to teach children about art!

    Classes are limited to 20 children.  Pre-register through the Foundation Office.  Only $12 per child/per class!

     

    About the Instructor: 

    Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Art from the University of New Hampshire.  She was a volunteer Art teacher at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.  She is currently teaching art to children at the Miraleste Early Learning Academy and the Valmonte Early Learning Academy.  

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  • Children's Art Workshop

    Location: 
    gardengrounds

    Location:  Children’s Garden

    $12 per child/per class

    Instructor:  Jennifer MacKenzie, BA

     

    Due to popular demand, we are thrilled to bring back a children’s art program at the Garden!  Please join us in the Children’s Garden for some creative fun! 

    There will be four Art Friday’s this summer for children, ages 3 to 7, July 8, 22, August 5, 26.  They will learn about art, nature, and bring home a keepsake project. We welcome new instructor to the South Coast Botanic Garden, Jennifer MacKenzie - She loves art...was an art major...is currently a local art teacher...and loves to teach children about art!

    Classes are limited to 20 children.  Pre-register through the Foundation Office.  Only $12 per child/per class!

     

    About the Instructor: 

    Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Art from the University of New Hampshire.  She was a volunteer Art teacher at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.  She is currently teaching art to children at the Miraleste Early Learning Academy and the Valmonte Early Learning Academy.  

     

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  • Children's Art Workshop

    Location: 
    gardengrounds

    Location:  Children’s Garden

    $12 per child/per class

    Instructor:  Jennifer MacKenzie, BA

     

    Due to popular demand, we are thrilled to bring back a children’s art program at the Garden!  Please join us in the Children’s Garden for some creative fun! 

    There will be four Art Friday’s this summer for children, ages 3 to 7, July 8, 22, August 5, 26.  They will learn about art, nature, and bring home a keepsake project. We welcome new instructor to the South Coast Botanic Garden, Jennifer MacKenzie - She loves art...was an art major...is currently a local art teacher...and loves to teach children about art!

    Classes are limited to 20 children.  Pre-register through the Foundation Office.  Only $12 per child/per class!

     

    About the Instructor: 

    Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Art from the University of New Hampshire.  She was a volunteer Art teacher at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.  She is currently teaching art to children at the Miraleste Early Learning Academy and the Valmonte Early Learning Academy.  

     

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  • Bird Lectures

    Location: 
    classroomb

    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.

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  • Ocean Friendly Garden Class

    Location: 
    classrooma

    Presented by the Surfrider Foundation in conjunction with West Basin Municipal Water District

    Instructor: Pamela Burstler

    Class included with paid garden admission.

    Ocean Friendly Gardens "apply CPR-Conservation, Permeability and Retention-to revive our oceans and watersheds":

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  • Successful Gardens

    Location: 
    classroomb

    September 13, 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1

    $50 members/$55 non-members

    Instructor: Sharon Ratterree, M. Ed.

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  • Square Foot Gardening

    Location: 
    classroomb

    $35 members/$40 non-members

    Instructor: Jennifer Van der Fluit, Certified Square Foot Gardening Instructor

    Learn to maximize your garden space by planting in above-ground grids. This condensed, natural, organic method of gardening will have you reaping the bounty of your garden. Perfect for raised-bed gardening. Method can be applied to veggie gardening as well as annuals and perennials.

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  • Landscape Study Design Program

    Location: 
    classroomb

    For enrollment information and fees please contact Kathy Snider (310) 832-6686 or Alexis Slafer (323) 292-6657.

    Become an accredited NGC Landscape Design Consultant. Hosted by Costa Verde District Garden Club. This is the fourth in a series of four sessions. Class participants will receive a Landscape Design Certificate at the conclusion of the series and after taking tests.

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  • The Incredible Edible- The Art of Edible Landscaping

    Location: 
    classroomb

    $20 members/$25 non-members- plus $5 material fee Instructor: Geri Miller, Certified Master Gardener and Horticulturist

    "The Incredible Edible" - The Art of Edible Landscaping

    A presentation on the emerging aspect of gardening known as edible landscaping and it's design elements. You will receive an overview of the secrets to raising edibles within an edible landscape and touch on topics such as

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  • Ikebana

    Location: 
    classrooma

    Beginning and Intermediate: 1:00pm to 4:00 pm; $45 member/$50 non-member plus $5 material fee (payable to instructor)

    Advanced: 10:00am to 12:00pm; $50 members/$55 non-members plus $5 material fee (payable to instructor)

    Instructor: Reiko Kawamura

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