Story Time for Preschoolers
Monday, December 16 |10:00-10:30 am
Themed program will begin with a story followed by nature activities or craft. $2 per child ages 2 & up, under age 2 are free. Registration is appreciated to 920-750-5462 or randerson@GardensFoxCities.org
"Scent"sational Essential Oils Wednesday, December 4 | 5:30-7:30pm
We will provide the essential oils and teach you how to make a variety of items for holiday giving.
$40 per person/ $35 member price
Wreath Building Workshop
Wednesday, December 11 | 5:30-7:30pm
Discover the story of evergreens with a short hike led by education coordinator, Rachel Anderson followed by a traditional wreath building workshop.
$25 per wreath/ $20 member price
Food Preservation 101
Wednesday, January 22| 5:30 -6:30 pm
Come and learn the basics of home food preservation using current, research based methods. Topics will include canning equipment, dehydrating, freezing, pickling, hot water bath and pressure canning.
$5 per person $3 for members
Invasive Plants: What's in Your Backyard?
Wednesday, February 26 | 5:30-6:30 pm
This program will highlight some of the most prevalent invasive species in and potentially coming to the Fox Valley and vicinity. We will discuss the plants and their means of reproduction to better enable the participants ability to identify and remove invasive plants in their own neighborhoods. Many handouts will be available for free for participants.
$5 per person/ $3 member price
Emerald Ash Borer & the Crisis of Invasion
Wednesday, March 19|5:30-6:30 pm
The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is a huge threat to America's forests. Since this invasive species was first detected in the Detroit area in 2002 it has destroyed millions of Ash trees throughout the Midwest. What is this insect, and how does it destroy ash trees? What are biologists doing to try and stop its spread? What are local communities doing to cope with the EAB? What are other invasive species that are threatening natural areas in the Midwest? These are all topics that will be examined. $5 per person/ $3 member price
Registration required for all programs, except for Story Time for Preschoolers. To register for programs, events, and workshops offered at the Gardens of the Fox Cities contact Rachel by phone at (920) 750-5462 or via e-mail at randerson@GardensFoxCities.org.