ANNOUNCEMENTS

Work in progress! You’ll notice we’re bringing you a new and improved entry into the Garden. Please pardon our mess while we work to complete our parking improvements.

Calendar

Adult Programs

Drop-In Activity

Sep
19
Thu
Writing in the Garden @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $42/GBBG Member; $50/General Public
Sep 19 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

journal on benchBetty Pearson, Former GBBG Staff

Looking to pick up new writing skills or hone your current writing abilities? Through the inspiration of the Garden, you will become engaged in creating prose and poetry that you never knew you could create. Learn how to let your senses and talents paint word pictures that have been waiting to be written only through your creativity.

This four-session class will meet weekly for two hours, Thursdays, September 5, 12, 19 & 26.

The instructor will choose venues throughout the Garden and you will write on a personal electronic device or paper. Each class will include skill review and instruction, as well as personal writing time. The instructor will meet individually with each student during that time to encourage ideas and answer questions.

Instructors

Betty Pearson, a former GBBG employee, is a freelance writer and a memoir writing instructor for Fox Valley Technical College. Her articles have been published in local newspapers, professional trade association journals, Voyageur and Our Wisconsin.

Gillian Nevers, an award-winning published poet, has taught poetry writing for Wisconsin’s Road Scholars. She also has developed a curriculum and taught poetry writing for school-aged children at Olbrich Botanical Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin.

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

Register

 

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

CONTACT US

For more information, contact Linda Gustke, Education Manager, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 122 or lgustke@gbbg.org.

Sep
23
Mon
Hatha Yoga @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Full Series: $40/GBBG Member; $45/General Public; One Session: $10
Sep 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Tree Janzen, Tree’s Yogahatha yoga pc alex verstoppen

This is a slow class for all ability levels. We’ll integrate mindfulness, breathwork, strength and movement to find a perfect balanced yoga class. Bring your own yoga mat.

This is a five-week class: Mondays, September 16, 23 & 30, October 7 & 14

For the full series: $40/GBBG Member; $45/General Public

One Session: $10

Remember to click on “show individual events” if you’d like to register for one or two classes instead of the full series.

Register

 

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

 

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

Sep
24
Tue
Meatless Mondays Everyone Will Love @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $24/GBBG Member; $29/General Public
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

quinoa and veggies in mason jarsChef Shelly Platten, Healthy Chef Shell, LLC

Have you heard about the “Meatless Mondays” movement? Not only is it better for your health, but it can also positively impact the environment (and your wallet). Whether you are looking to add more vegetarian meals for these reasons or simply want to add some delicious and different dishes to your routine, these meat-free entrees are full of flavor.

Get ready to sample:

  • Stuffed Pasta Shells with Red Pepper Marinara and Tofu-Riccotta
  • Quinoa Buddha Bowl with Roasted Veggies & Lemon Tahini Dressing
  • Easy Mediterranean Hummus Pizza with Mushrooms and Artichokes

Check out the Meatless Mondays website to learn more, and join Chef Shell to jumpstart (or liven up) your own Meatless Mondays repertoire.

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

Register

 

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

CONTACT US

For more information, contact Linda Gustke, Education Manager, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 122 or lgustke@gbbg.org.

Sep
26
Thu
Writing in the Garden @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $42/GBBG Member; $50/General Public
Sep 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

journal on benchBetty Pearson, Former GBBG Staff

Looking to pick up new writing skills or hone your current writing abilities? Through the inspiration of the Garden, you will become engaged in creating prose and poetry that you never knew you could create. Learn how to let your senses and talents paint word pictures that have been waiting to be written only through your creativity.

This four-session class will meet weekly for two hours, Thursdays, September 5, 12, 19 & 26.

The instructor will choose venues throughout the Garden and you will write on a personal electronic device or paper. Each class will include skill review and instruction, as well as personal writing time. The instructor will meet individually with each student during that time to encourage ideas and answer questions.

Instructors

Betty Pearson, a former GBBG employee, is a freelance writer and a memoir writing instructor for Fox Valley Technical College. Her articles have been published in local newspapers, professional trade association journals, Voyageur and Our Wisconsin.

Gillian Nevers, an award-winning published poet, has taught poetry writing for Wisconsin’s Road Scholars. She also has developed a curriculum and taught poetry writing for school-aged children at Olbrich Botanical Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin.

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

Register

 

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

CONTACT US

For more information, contact Linda Gustke, Education Manager, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 122 or lgustke@gbbg.org.

Sep
30
Mon
Hatha Yoga @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Full Series: $40/GBBG Member; $45/General Public; One Session: $10
Sep 30 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Tree Janzen, Tree’s Yogahatha yoga pc alex verstoppen

This is a slow class for all ability levels. We’ll integrate mindfulness, breathwork, strength and movement to find a perfect balanced yoga class. Bring your own yoga mat.

This is a five-week class: Mondays, September 16, 23 & 30, October 7 & 14

For the full series: $40/GBBG Member; $45/General Public

One Session: $10

Remember to click on “show individual events” if you’d like to register for one or two classes instead of the full series.

Register

 

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

 

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

Oct
2
Wed
Put Your Garden to Bed @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $5/GBBG Member; $7/General Public
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

volunteers picking up weeds in garden PC: Alex VerstoppenLisa Stubbe, Landscape Artisans

Learn what Green Bay gardener Lisa Stubbe does to put her garden to bed before a blanket of winter cold drapes the landscape. She’ll share her experience gardening and landscaping in the Green Bay area.

Topics will include:

  • Cutting back perennials
  • Proper perennial division times
  • Preventative insect and disease techniques
  • Late-season lawn care
  • Cleaning of tools
  • Winter mulching

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

Register

 

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

CONTACT US

For more information, contact Linda Gustke, Education Manager, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 122 or lgustke@gbbg.org.

Oct
7
Mon
Hatha Yoga @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Full Series: $40/GBBG Member; $45/General Public; One Session: $10
Oct 7 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Tree Janzen, Tree’s Yogahatha yoga pc alex verstoppen

This is a slow class for all ability levels. We’ll integrate mindfulness, breathwork, strength and movement to find a perfect balanced yoga class. Bring your own yoga mat.

This is a five-week class: Mondays, September 16, 23 & 30, October 7 & 14

For the full series: $40/GBBG Member; $45/General Public

One Session: $10

Remember to click on “show individual events” if you’d like to register for one or two classes instead of the full series.

Register

 

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

 

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

Oct
8
Tue
The Gift of Poetry @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $21/GBBG Member; $25/General Public
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Sandy Johnson, Author & Retired Teacher

Anyone can be a poet! Start your poetry journey by learning the process of writing the Japanese style poem of Haiku. Bring along a photo of a special person, place or object as inspiration as you create your Haiku. Sandy will share examples of her writing as well as Haikus of former students as she reviews writing terms and guides you in the steps to creating your own Haiku. When your poem is complete, you’ll craft it into a decorative card.

Included with the class registration is a copy of Sandy’s book, Wisconsin’s Rock Island – Images in Paintings and Verse with a CD of her song “Rock Island” performed by folksinger and tall ships’ captain Tom Kastle of Madison, WI.

Haiku from Sandy Johnson © 2019:

Rescue

Facing this beauty

Quietly opens the heart

To value wild horses.

 

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

Register

 

 

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

CONTACT US

For more information, contact Linda Gustke, Education Manager, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 122 or lgustke@gbbg.org.

Oct
14
Mon
Hatha Yoga @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Full Series: $40/GBBG Member; $45/General Public; One Session: $10
Oct 14 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Tree Janzen, Tree’s Yogahatha yoga pc alex verstoppen

This is a slow class for all ability levels. We’ll integrate mindfulness, breathwork, strength and movement to find a perfect balanced yoga class. Bring your own yoga mat.

This is a five-week class: Mondays, September 16, 23 & 30, October 7 & 14

For the full series: $40/GBBG Member; $45/General Public

One Session: $10

Remember to click on “show individual events” if you’d like to register for one or two classes instead of the full series.

Register

 

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

 

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

Oct
18
Fri
Autumn Inspiration: A Fall Themed Dinner @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $34/GBBG Member; $40/General Public
Oct 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Bridgett Lowery, 416 Cuisine

Autumn is a wonderful time of harvest, and an even better time to reconnect with friends through a feast! Learn to prepare a perfect fall dinner and enjoy the spoils of the summer’s work.

Menu:

  • Spiced Pork Tenderloin
  • Apple Pear Compote
  • Blue Cheese Walnut Salad with Maple Dijon Dressing

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

Register

 

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

CONTACT US

For more information, contact Linda Gustke, Education Manager, at 920.491.3691 Ext. 122 or lgustke@gbbg.org.