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October 2018

2018 Urban Wild – Celebrate Fall with Lurie Garden

October 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Pritzker Stage, Millennium Park,

Join Lurie Garden and 12 other local vendors to celebrate one of our favorite seasons! Everyone is welcome to this free event on the Jay Pritzker Pavilion Stage in Millennium Park. Sip warm cider and listen to seasonal tunes from Old Town School of Folk Music while visiting the artisans who will join us. Aside from our 'Limited Edition' 2018 Lurie Garden honey, we will be selling a small selection of bulbs this year! This selection features purple sensation allium, quamash (Camassia esculenta), Crocus…

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Spring Bulbs Workshop

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

Lurie Garden director and head horticulturist, Laura Ekasetya will cover bulb selection, planting schedule, placement and more in this workshop about spring bulbs. If time and weather allows we may even try our hand at planting some bulbs! Register Your support is meaningful to the Lurie Garden’s continued efforts in providing free nature programs to the public. 
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Peace Yoga

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Choral Room, 201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

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: Citizen Science

October 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Choral Room, 201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

Join the Lurie Garden staff as we discuss books pertaining to nature, horticulture and the environment. Our featured book for fall is Citizen Science: How Ordinary People are Changing the Face of Discovery by Caren Cooper Citizen scientists are challenging old notions about who can conduct research, where knowledge can be acquired, and even how solutions to some of our biggest societal problems might emerge. In telling their story, Cooper will inspire readers to rethink their own assumptions about the role…

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Gardener’s Plant Walk

October 26 @ 8:00 am - 8:45 am
Lurie Garden, 280 E. Monroe
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

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. The walk will last approximately 45 minutes. Register Your support is meaningful to the Lurie Garden’s continued efforts in providing free nature programs to the public. 
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Peace Yoga

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Choral Room, 201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

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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November 2018

Poetry Workshop: Forms and Features: Organic Structures

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

All experience levels are welcome to a discussion and creative workshop moderated by Poetry Foundation Library Coordinator Maggie Queeney. To celebrate the fall changes in the Lurie Garden, we will read and discuss poems composed in organic forms. After spending time exploring the garden, participants will compose original poems inspired by the exposed plant structures and fall textures. 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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Peace Yoga

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Choral Room, 201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

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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Mounting Pressed Flowers

November 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Choral Room, 201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

For adults and teens. Learn about herbarium mounting and techniques to create your own. This workshop will cover history and explanation of herbarium and methodology, examples of different types, collection and pressing fresh flowers to prepare for mounting, and creation of Herbaria sheets. Register Your support is meaningful to the Lurie Garden’s continued efforts in providing free nature programs to the public. 
With your contribution, you help us to continue these free programs. Support Lurie Garden's Free Programming

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December 2018

Homemade Skin Care

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Choral Room, 201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

Skin care products make great gifts, especially when you make them yourself! This workshop will include learning techniques, making products to take home, and "recipes" to make natural skin care items that are healthy for people and the planet. We may even add a little bit of Lurie Garden to our products! Register Your support is meaningful to the Lurie Garden’s continued efforts in providing free nature programs to the public. 
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