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April 2017
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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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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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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 Lurie Garden’s free programming is made possible, in part, by our members and supporters. If you enjoy our programs please consider joining us or making a donation today! SUPPORT LURIE GARDEN PROGRAMMING

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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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Lurie Garden Book Club **Rescheduled date*

April 18 @ 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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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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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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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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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 director and head horticulturalist, and will last approximately 45 minutes. Register Lurie Garden’s free programming is made possible, in part, by our members and supporters. If you enjoy our programs please consider…

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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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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 support the garden

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May 2017
Free

Little Lurie Gardeners: Singing Explorers

May 1 @ 10:00 am - June 12 @ 10:45 am
Choral Room,
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Ages: 12 months to 3 years old Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am Class Information:  Six Mondays; May 1 to June 12 (no class May 29) The Little Lurie Gardeners program is a 6-week series that offers children and their parents and caregivers an interactive exploration of the natural world through live music and movement in our a one-of-a-kind urban oasis in Millennium Park, where art and nature meet. Come prepared to sing, dance, and smell the flowers in your…

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Little Lurie Scientists: Spring

May 2 @ 10:00 am - June 6 @ 10:45 pm
Choral Room,
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Ages: 3 to 5 years old Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am Class Information:  Six Tuesdays, May 2 to June 6 The Little Lurie Scientists program is a 6-week series that explores the science behind the beauty of Lurie Garden. Each week we will have a new topic and conduct mini experiments to inspire your child's sicentific side! You are expected to attend all six programs but you only need to register for the first week. Note: This is a series…

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