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October 2016

Little Lurie Gardeners: Singing Explorers

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 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; October 3 to November 7 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 very own garden in…

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Little Lurie Scientists

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 10:45 am
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, October 4 to november 15 The Little Lurie Scientists program is a 6-week series that You are expected to attend all six programs but you only need to register for the first week. Note: This is a series of six music and nature appreciation classes.  By registering you are committing to attending all six. Child must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Register  

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Free Adult Program: Morning Bird and Nature Walk

October 7 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park,
Chicago, IL United States
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Begin your day surrounded by nature and observing birds in the Lurie Garden and Millennium Park. Join Jeff Walk, director of science for The Nature Conservancy in Illinois, and Lurie Garden staff on this bird and plant appreciation walk. Register

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Free Adult Workshop: Forms and Features Descriptive Poetry

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Choral Room,
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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All experience levels are welcome to a discussion and creative workshop moderated by Poetry Foundation Library staff member Maggie Queeney. Together, we will explore description, a technique used in multiple fields to define, understand, and conjure the world. After discussing descriptive qualities and functions, participants will be guided through composing original descriptive poems in response to the Lurie Garden landscape. Maggie Queeney holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Syracuse University. Her work has appeared in Web Conjunctions, Third Coast, and Meridian,…

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Free Adult Workshop: Spring Bulbs

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Chicago Cultural Center: Garland Room,
78 E Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Lurie Garden head horticulturalist, Laura Ekasetya will cover bulb selection, planting schedule, placement and more in this workshop about spring bulbs. Register

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2016 Urban Wild – Celebrate Fall at the Lurie Garden

October 20 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Millennium Park
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Join the Lurie Garden to celebrate one of our favorite seasons in the garden. Partake in the bounty of our garden and busy bees and the products from other wild and domesticated urban residents! Vendors joining us are: Chicago Honey Co-op, Crumb Chicago Bakery, Bike a Bee, Good & Honest Natural Soaps, Goose Island, University of Chicago Press, and Old Town School of Folk Music! Lurie Garden honey will be sold- cash or checks only! A limited quantity of Lurie Garden seeds…

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Free Adult Workshop: Peace Yoga

October 23 @ 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 Family Event: Bats!

October 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Choral Room,
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Get an up-close look at one of the most intriguing mammals --Bats! Folks from Incredible Bats will do a multimedia presentation that includes live bats. Space is limited and registration is required. Learn more about Incredible Bats! HERE. Register  

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Lurie Garden Book Club

October 25 @ 6:00 am - 7:30 pm
Choral Room,
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Join the Lurie Garden staff as we discuss books pertaining to nature, horticulture and the environment. Our featured book for fall: Gathering: Memoir of a Seed Saver by Diane Ott Whealy Ott Whealy's down-to-earth narrative traces her fascinating journey from Oregon to Kansas to Missouri then back home to Iowa where, in 1986, Heritage Farm became the permanent home of Seed Savers Exchange. Her heartwarming story captures what is best in the American spirit: the ability to dream and, through hard…

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Free Lurie Garden Walk: Gardener’s Plant Walk

October 28 @ 8:00 am - 8:45 am
Lurie Garden,
280 E. Monroe
Chicago, IL 60601 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 Horticulturalist,  and will last approximately 45 minutes. Register

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