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

Aug
20
Tue
Canceled: Improve Your Fitness: The Wonder of Movement @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Four-week Series: $65/GBBG Member; $75/General Public
Aug 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

This class had been canceled due to low enrollment. Please visit our calendar for other upcoming classes and events. 

Tuesdays, August 6, 13, 20, 27

Gail Wood, Certified Anat Baniel Method®NeuroMovement® Practitioner, Move with Wonder, LLC

Why can’t you stretch as far as you want? Why do you still have pain? The answer isn’t just in your muscles; it lies in your brain. The Anat Baniel people stretchingMethod® NeuroMovement® is a cutting-edge, science-based approach that transforms lives by helping people move beyond pain and limitation.

Learn to move with higher quality and more ease as you participate in a series of NeuroMovement® lessons based on the Anat Baniel Method®.  Classes will be taught in slow, subtle, and varied patterns to engage your whole self to feel, think, and move with vitality. Expect to feel increased attention, awareness of self, and enthusiasm through an enjoyable exploration of movement that helps your brain and body to communicate in new ways.

Wear loose comfortable clothing. Bring a mat and 2 bath-size towels.

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.

CONTACT US

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

Aug
21
Wed
Getaway Wednesdays: Ask the Expert @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/GBBG Member; General Admission/General Public
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Wednesdays, July 17–August 21

Get gardening tips and tricks from our Garden Team.

  • 7/31: Seth (Location: Partnership Garden/AAS Display Gardens)
  • 8/7: Kate (Location: Grand Garden)
  • 8/14: Ashley (Location: Kress Oval Garden)
  • 8/21: Ryan (Location: Butterflies & Blooms)
View Event Details

 

Contact Us

For more information, contact us at (920) 490-9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Canceled: Spontaneous Garden Dishes @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $24/GBBG Member; $29/General Public
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This class has been canceled due to low enrollment. Please see our Calendar for upcoming fall classes! 

Chef Shelly Platten, Healthy Chef Shell, LLCgarden veggies

Everybody loves the bounty of a summer garden, but sometimes it can feel like too much of a good thing all at once! Join Chef Shelly for an evening of a spontaneous garden harvest that will be full of tasty and easy ways to enjoy your veggies and herbs with dishes. Our dishes will be inspired by what we harvest and could include delicious options such as zucchini fritters and fresh salsa, Thai cucumber salad or fresh herb pestos.

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.

Cancellations & 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.

Aug
26
Mon
FULL: Watercolor: Into the Woods @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $110/GBBG Member; $128/Non-Member
Aug 26 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Bridget Austin, Professional Watercolor Artist

Watercolor adventures with leaves and trees! This is a two-day class, August 26 and 27 and is limited to 18 participants. Attendees are able to leave their supplies at the Garden overnight.

Enjoy two days of tips for painting trees and foliage in all seasons! Learn to simplify, develop helpful brushstrokes, surprise yourself with daring color choices, and create depth through negative painting and layering. Subjects will range from leaf studies to forests. Painters with at least some experience will find this most helpful. Use your own supplies or check the supply list. Feel free to bring references of interest but you will also be provided with photos, study sheets and the garden as inspiration.

Lunch is not provided, please bring lunch along or order in to the Garden.

This class is aimed toward students with some watercolor experience.

Suggested supplies list

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.

Cancellations & Refunds

Classes cancelled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is cancelled. 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.

Express Garden Tour @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/GBBG Member; General Admission/General Public
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Mondays, June 3–August 26

family

Enhance your next visit with an hour long, guided tour through Green Bay Botanical Garden! Trained guides will share stories about the Garden and its special features. Then, stop by to see our summer exhibit, Butterflies & Blooms!

Tours are on a first come, first served basis, up to 20 people.

If you have a group of 10 or more, please inquire about our Group Tour opportunities.

Group Tours

 

Contact Us

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

 

Aug
27
Tue
FULL: Watercolor: Into the Woods @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $110/GBBG Member; $128/Non-Member
Aug 27 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

Bridget Austin, Professional Watercolor Artist

Watercolor adventures with leaves and trees! This is a two-day class, August 26 and 27 and is limited to 18 participants. Attendees are able to leave their supplies at the Garden overnight.

Enjoy two days of tips for painting trees and foliage in all seasons! Learn to simplify, develop helpful brushstrokes, surprise yourself with daring color choices, and create depth through negative painting and layering. Subjects will range from leaf studies to forests. Painters with at least some experience will find this most helpful. Use your own supplies or check the supply list. Feel free to bring references of interest but you will also be provided with photos, study sheets and the garden as inspiration.

Lunch is not provided, please bring lunch along or order in to the Garden.

This class is aimed toward students with some watercolor experience.

Suggested supplies list

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.

Cancellations & Refunds

Classes cancelled due to low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is cancelled. 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.

Canceled: Improve Your Fitness: The Wonder of Movement @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Four-week Series: $65/GBBG Member; $75/General Public
Aug 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

This class had been canceled due to low enrollment. Please visit our calendar for other upcoming classes and events. 

Tuesdays, August 6, 13, 20, 27

Gail Wood, Certified Anat Baniel Method®NeuroMovement® Practitioner, Move with Wonder, LLC

Why can’t you stretch as far as you want? Why do you still have pain? The answer isn’t just in your muscles; it lies in your brain. The Anat Baniel people stretchingMethod® NeuroMovement® is a cutting-edge, science-based approach that transforms lives by helping people move beyond pain and limitation.

Learn to move with higher quality and more ease as you participate in a series of NeuroMovement® lessons based on the Anat Baniel Method®.  Classes will be taught in slow, subtle, and varied patterns to engage your whole self to feel, think, and move with vitality. Expect to feel increased attention, awareness of self, and enthusiasm through an enjoyable exploration of movement that helps your brain and body to communicate in new ways.

Wear loose comfortable clothing. Bring a mat and 2 bath-size towels.

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.

CONTACT US

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

Sep
5
Thu
Writing in the Garden @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $42/GBBG Member; $50/General Public
Sep 5 @ 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
12
Thu
Writing in the Garden @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: $42/GBBG Member; $50/General Public
Sep 12 @ 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
16
Mon
Hatha Yoga @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Full Series: $40/GBBG Member; $45/General Public; One Session: $10
Sep 16 @ 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.