Adult Programs

Sep
24
Tue
Botanical Painting and Drawing Session I @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Learn composition skills and techniques of botanicals including line, form, shading techniques and layering using inspiration from the gardens and glasshouses. All levels of experience and mediums welcome.

Series I: Tuesdays, Sept. 10 – Oct. 15

Series II: Tuesdays, Oct. 22 – Nov. 26
(5-week series, no class on Nov. 19)

Click here for Series II information.

Sep
25
Wed
Hoppy Hour @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Sep 25 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Wednesdays, Sept. 11, 25, Oct. 9 & 23, 5:30 – 8:30pm
Free for members; with admission for nonmembers (Half-price after 5pm)

The fall season is perfect for the return of the annual Hoppy Hour beer series. New this year, each event will have a theme with featured brews, fun activities and special guests and vendors.

Barks and Brews

Wednesday, September 11, 5:30 – 8:30pm

Bring your best furry friend to the garden for a special evening of Barks and Brews! Meet Swagger (one of the Cleveland Browns mascots) and celebrity dog, Snowball. Take a tour with a horticulturalist showcasing dog-friendly landscaping, meet adoptable animals from the Cleveland APL, check out special swag for your pooch, go on a scavenger hunt for dogs with a special treat prize and more!

Sustaina-Brew

Wednesday, September 25, 5:30 -8:30pm

Come learn about composting at home, making your own beer from hops to glass, what it takes to start an urban orchard from a local pawpaw farmer, and the initiatives that the City has in place to ensure Cleveland is focused on sustainable initiatives. Live music by Brazilian Jazz musician Moises Borges will be featured. Vendors include The Cleveland Brew Shop, Cleveland Office of Sustainability, Justin Hushner and Blue Dragon Craft. Green Corps will also be on hand with fresh produce to purchase (cash only). And, please bring your own empty and cleaned beer bottles to create an upcycled hummingbird feeder!

Game Night!

Wednesday, October 9, 5:30 – 8:30pm

It’s game night at the Garden! Enjoy traditional lawn games such as badminton, corn hole, jenga, etc., as well as games facilitated by Tabletop Board Game Café. Groove to live music by Diana Chittester and even win a prize at Botanical Bingo!

Boos and Brews

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 5:30 -8:30pm

Come in costume to see the garden at the spookiest time of year! Enchanting lights, mystical fortune tellers (tarot card readers), carnivorous plant creature feature, and a guided flashlight tour featuring Woodland Folklore will round out the evening.

Sep
28
Sat
T’ai Chi in the Garden Session I @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Sep 28 @ 8:15 am – 9:45 am

Enhance health and wellbeing with a series of movements created to relax the mind and strengthen the body’s muscles, flexibility and coordination. Appropriate for any level of fitness and flexibility. Parking included.

Series I: Saturdays, Sept. 28 – Nov. 2
Series II: Saturdays, Nov. 9 – Dec. 21,
(No class on Nov. 23)

Click here for information on Session II.

Ask the Gardener @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Hedges ho-hum? Mulling over mowing? Bumming over faded blooms? Master Gardeners answer gardening questions and plant identification inquires to keep your garden flourishing.

 

Oct
1
Tue
Botanical Painting and Drawing Session I @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Oct 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Learn composition skills and techniques of botanicals including line, form, shading techniques and layering using inspiration from the gardens and glasshouses. All levels of experience and mediums welcome.

Series I: Tuesdays, Sept. 10 – Oct. 15

Series II: Tuesdays, Oct. 22 – Nov. 26
(5-week series, no class on Nov. 19)

Click here for Series II information.

Oct
5
Sat
T’ai Chi in the Garden Session I @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Oct 5 @ 8:15 am – 9:45 am

Enhance health and wellbeing with a series of movements created to relax the mind and strengthen the body’s muscles, flexibility and coordination. Appropriate for any level of fitness and flexibility. Parking included.

Series I: Saturdays, Sept. 28 – Nov. 2
Series II: Saturdays, Nov. 9 – Dec. 21,
(No class on Nov. 23)

Click here for information on Session II.

Oct
8
Tue
Botanical Painting and Drawing Session I @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Oct 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Learn composition skills and techniques of botanicals including line, form, shading techniques and layering using inspiration from the gardens and glasshouses. All levels of experience and mediums welcome.

Series I: Tuesdays, Sept. 10 – Oct. 15

Series II: Tuesdays, Oct. 22 – Nov. 26
(5-week series, no class on Nov. 19)

Click here for Series II information.

Oct
9
Wed
Hoppy Hour @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Oct 9 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Wednesdays, Sept. 11, 25, Oct. 9 & 23, 5:30 – 8:30pm
Free for members; with admission for nonmembers (Half-price after 5pm)

The fall season is perfect for the return of the annual Hoppy Hour beer series. New this year, each event will have a theme with featured brews, fun activities and special guests and vendors.

Barks and Brews

Wednesday, September 11, 5:30 – 8:30pm

Bring your best furry friend to the garden for a special evening of Barks and Brews! Meet Swagger (one of the Cleveland Browns mascots) and celebrity dog, Snowball. Take a tour with a horticulturalist showcasing dog-friendly landscaping, meet adoptable animals from the Cleveland APL, check out special swag for your pooch, go on a scavenger hunt for dogs with a special treat prize and more!

Sustaina-Brew

Wednesday, September 25, 5:30 -8:30pm

Come learn about composting at home, making your own beer from hops to glass, what it takes to start an urban orchard from a local pawpaw farmer, and the initiatives that the City has in place to ensure Cleveland is focused on sustainable initiatives. Live music by Brazilian Jazz musician Moises Borges will be featured. Vendors include The Cleveland Brew Shop, Cleveland Office of Sustainability, Justin Hushner and Blue Dragon Craft. Green Corps will also be on hand with fresh produce to purchase (cash only). And, please bring your own empty and cleaned beer bottles to create an upcycled hummingbird feeder!

Game Night!

Wednesday, October 9, 5:30 – 8:30pm

It’s game night at the Garden! Enjoy traditional lawn games such as badminton, corn hole, jenga, etc., as well as games facilitated by Tabletop Board Game Café. Groove to live music by Diana Chittester and even win a prize at Botanical Bingo!

Boos and Brews

Wednesday, Oct. 23, 5:30 -8:30pm

Come in costume to see the garden at the spookiest time of year! Enchanting lights, mystical fortune tellers (tarot card readers), carnivorous plant creature feature, and a guided flashlight tour featuring Woodland Folklore will round out the evening.

Oct
10
Thu
An Evening with Adam Jones: Bonsai Lecture and Demonstration @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Jones, the first Western-born bonsai professional to operate a bonsai garden and nursery in Japan, for an evening lecture on his personal journey towards becoming a certified bonsai professional. Jones will also briefly discuss the history of bonsai and tips for enjoying the art of bonsai gardening. A significant portion of Jones’ presentation will include a pruning demonstration, where he will introduce the material and explain various pruning techniques.

Oct
12
Sat
T’ai Chi in the Garden Session I @ Cleveland Botanical Garden
Oct 12 @ 8:15 am – 9:45 am

Enhance health and wellbeing with a series of movements created to relax the mind and strengthen the body’s muscles, flexibility and coordination. Appropriate for any level of fitness and flexibility. Parking included.

Series I: Saturdays, Sept. 28 – Nov. 2
Series II: Saturdays, Nov. 9 – Dec. 21,
(No class on Nov. 23)

Click here for information on Session II.