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Sunday, April 7, 2013

April Classes and Events Hosted by the Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens

April 2013 classes and events hosted by the Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens:
Family Workshops
Learn about the good insects in your garden – Saturday, April 20, 10am - Noon
Explore tiny critters like bees, crickets, and butterflies. Learn about the many bugs that help your garden plants.  Hands on activities - make and take home your own bug viewer
Families: $20 members/$25 non-members (limit 5 people per family)
Individuals: $10 members/$12 non-members
All materials included. To register call: 414-525-5659
Family Night-time Walk
Thursday, April 25, 6:30pm – 8pm
Bring your flashlights for an adventure into the Garden. Learn about nocturnal animals, and night bloomers. Plant night blooming flowers to take home.
$20 members / $25 non-members (Limit 5 people per family)
To register call: 414-525-5659
Classes & Programs
Introduction to BeeKeeping - Saturday, April 6, 10am – Noon
Join us for an introduction to bees and beekeeping; learn how bees are managed for pollination and honey. $10 member / $15 non-member Register at 414-525-5659
Kit Wine Making 101 - Thursday, April 11, 6:30pm – 9pm
A great introduction to wine making; discover this inexpensive way to make a wine of your choice.
$10 member / $15 non-member Register at 414-525-5659
Permaculture – Creating the ultimate, sustainable garden! - Thursday, April 18, 6:30pm – 8pm
Come learn this method of gardening which utilizes plants, animals and the natural elements found in your garden and yard; learn to create an organic garden that is beautiful, productive and sustainable.
$10 member / $15 non-member Register at 414-525-5659
Community Events
Victory Garden Initiative
Tuesday, April 2, Meeting at Boerner - 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Garden walk and potluck; Admission is free; attendees are asked to bring a dish to share.
Call 414-525-5659 for sign-up.
FBBG Night at the Milwaukee Chamber Theatre
Thursday, April 11, 7:30pm
Jeeves In Bloom By Margaret Raether
This time around, Bertie finds himself dodging romantic entanglements, eluding an enraged chef, and begrudgingly helping his aunt commit a burglary. Thank heaven Jeeves is there to save the day!
Special ticket price $20 for FBBG members
To order tickets: 414-291-7800 or

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