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March 2017
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Lurie Garden Book Club

March 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Choral Room,
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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EOWilson

Join Lurie Garden staff as we discuss books of interest to those who love horticulture, nature and the environment. This spring's book is Biophlia, by E.O. Wilson. We will discuss changes in conservation ethics in the 30 years since the book was published. Biophilia is Edward O. Wilson's most personal book, an evocation of his own response to nature and an eloquent statement of the conservation ethic. Wilson argues that our natural affinity for life–biophilia–is the very essence of our humanity…

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Free Adult Workshop: Awaken Your Gardening Skills

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Choral Room,
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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As winter's grip loosens, we find there is so much to do in the garden! Lurie Garden's own Laura Ekasetya will help you prioritize tasks for spring and get your garden in shape to get growing. Spring clean up, tool choices, pruning tips, and more will be covered. Register

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Free Family Workshop: Build a Bird Feeder

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Choral Room,
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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birdfeeder pic

It's finally spring! That means migration will be happening soon. You can help the migrators and the resident birds by providing some much needed food. Learn about who migrates through our area and who will stay. Each family will make one bird feeder. Materials and tools will be provided. This workshop is for families with children between the ages of 6-12 years old. Register  

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April 2017
Free

Free Adult Workshop: Peace Yoga

April 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Choral Room,
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Lurie Garden | Peace Yoga

Join us for a gentle yoga and meditation class called Peace Yoga, led by Chicago's Peace School. Peace Yoga is the perfect combination of basic stretches, yoga postures, breath work, meditation and relaxation, all geared to create harmony within the mind, body and spirit. The Peace Yoga movements are designed to stretch and tone muscles, loosen stiff joints, help correct poor posture, improve balance and leave you feeling agile and refreshed. Sign up for any or all sessions! Learn more about the Peace…

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Free Family Workshop: Over & Under the Garden

April 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Choral Room,
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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bulb-class

Join us as we discover what happens in the garden as we transition from winter to spring. We'll take a walk in the garden and create art based on what we find. Register

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Free Adult Workshop: Peace Yoga

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Choral Room,
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Join us for a gentle yoga and meditation class called Peace Yoga, led by Chicago's Peace School. Peace Yoga is the perfect combination of basic stretches, yoga postures, breath work, meditation and relaxation, all geared to create harmony within the mind, body and spirit. The Peace Yoga movements are designed to stretch and tone muscles, loosen stiff joints, help correct poor posture, improve balance and leave you feeling agile and refreshed. Sign up for any or all sessions! Learn more about the Peace…

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Free Adult Workshop: Resistance Gardening: By The American Indian Center-Chicago

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Choral Room,
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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American-Indian-Center-Chicago

This workshop will focus on the recovery of the original land base of Illinois while preserving and restoring traditional practices of land management, community development, and rebuilding cultural connections to the land. The American Indian Center- Chicago strives to create a community of Indigenous growers who are dedicated to reclaiming Indigenous Growing Systems in an Urban setting through revitalizing harvesting and gardening traditions related to our ancestral food sovereignty and security. In this workshop we will make connections of how…

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Free Lurie Garden Walk: Gardener’s Plant Walk

April 28 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park,
Chicago, IL United States
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GardenersPlantWalkJune

These morning walks are for the gardener that would like focused information about Lurie Garden plants and their place in our garden landscape. These walks are meant to expand your understanding of plant varieties, their habits and environmental requirements. Each walk is led by Laura Ekasetya, Lurie Garden head horticulturalist,  and will last approximately minutes. Register

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Free Adult Workshop: Peace Yoga

April 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Choral Room,
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Lurie Garden | Peace Yoga

Join us for a gentle yoga and meditation class called Peace Yoga, led by Chicago's Peace School. Peace Yoga is the perfect combination of basic stretches, yoga postures, breath work, meditation and relaxation, all geared to create harmony within the mind, body and spirit. The Peace Yoga movements are designed to stretch and tone muscles, loosen stiff joints, help correct poor posture, improve balance and leave you feeling agile and refreshed. Sign up for any or all sessions! Learn more about the Peace…

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Free Family Workshop: All About Bees

April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Choral Room,
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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AllAboutBees

You and your family will learn all about bees from a bee expert! Jana Kinsman of Chicago's "Bike A Bee" will tell you the buzz on honey bees, beekeeping in the city, and native bees, too. Register

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