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May 2019

Peace Yoga

May 19 @ 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…

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June 2019

Container Gardening

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lurie Garden, 280 E. Monroe
Chicago, IL 60601 United States

You don't have to have a large yard to have a garden. You can even have a garden if don't have a yard at all. Horticulturist Mary Jaminski will give you tips on the type of container, plant materials and placement for a variety of container gardens. Part of our class will focus on perennials that do well in containers. After class, head to our Annual Plant Sale to buy plants for your creations! The class will be held outside near…

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Raptors!

June 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park, Chicago, IL United States

Observe majestic birds of prey up close and learn about their habitat, adaptations and the challenges that they face in an urban environment. Experts from Wings and Talons will be on hand to answer questions. This is an all-ages program. Drop in or register to get a reminder. Check out our other dates for more animal encounters on our program page! Register>> Your support is meaningful to the Lurie Garden’s continued efforts in providing free nature programs to the public.…

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Family Workshop: Backyard Adventures: How do we play outdoors?

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park, Chicago, IL United States

Amanda Thomsen, author of Backyard Adventure, will be teaching at Lurie Garden! In this fun class, kids and their parents will learn how dirt is actually good for everybody, how to get ready to play, get ideas for new activities and ways that parents can help to foster a love of the outdoors. Part presentation and part hands-on, parents and kids can build structures together out of loose parts at the end of class. Register>> Your support is meaningful to…

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Animal Ambassadors

June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park, Chicago, IL United States

Experts from the The Grove in Glenview will be here to show us some wildlife from the Chicago area and beyond! Live animals will be on hand and their expert handlers will answer questions.  This is an all-ages program. Drop in or register to get a reminder. Check out our other dates for more animal encounters on our program page! Register>> Your support is meaningful to the Lurie Garden’s continued efforts in providing free nature programs to the public. With…

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Gardener’s Plant Walk

June 28 @ 8:00 am - 8:45 am
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park, Chicago, IL 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. Each 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. With your contribution, you help us to continue these free programs. Click here to Support…

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Art In the Garden

June 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park, Chicago, IL United States

Get ready to capture the beauty of nature and your inspiration through art. Join teaching artist Beth Iska as she shows us new ways to look at and capture the beauty of the garden through art! This series is for families with children between the ages of 2-8 years old.  Class meets on the south lawn in Lurie Garden. Drop in or register to get a reminder. Register>> Your support is meaningful to the Lurie Garden’s continued efforts in providing…

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Sunday Science: Inside a Flower

June 30 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park, Chicago, IL United States

Explore the science behind the beauty of Lurie Garden as we learn about what's blooming and get a close-up look at the inner parts of flowers.  This is a an all-ages program . Meet at the south end of the boardwalk in the garden. Drop in or register to get a reminder. 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…

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July 2019

Stories, Songs and Circle Games

July 7 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park, Chicago, IL United States

Enjoy a morning filled with nature-based stories, music and movement with your little ones! Teaching artist Tisa Batchelder will lead you and your child on an interactive musical journey so come fly like a butterfly, sing like a sparrow and explore the beauty of the Lurie Garden. This program is for children ages 4-6. Class meets on the south lawn in Lurie Garden. Drop in or register to get a reminder. Register>> Your support is meaningful to the Lurie Garden’s…

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Raptors!

July 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lurie Garden in Millenium Park, Chicago, IL United States

Observe majestic birds of prey up close and learn about their habitat, adaptations and the challenges that they face in an urban environment. Experts from Wings and Talons will be on hand to answer questions. This is an all-ages program. Drop in or register to get a reminder. 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. Click here to…

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