October 2016

Carolyn Cohen and Redenta Soprano were brought together as friends because of their mutual love for plants and art. Both originally lived in the northeast, and both for most of their lives, have observed natural forms in detail and have drawn and painted what they’ve seen.This exhibition contains a collection of their works, which are portraits of plants rendered in the traditional vein of botanical illustration.

Digital Camera School & Photo Safari

October 29, 2016, 8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Learn to use YOUR digital camera in this half-day photography basics course led by Robbin Joachim. Learn those buttons and dials to demystify your camera, the essential techniques, and the fundamentals of composition. We will then walk the Gardens to photograph the beautiful grounds to learn how to take amazing photographs!

Fresh Bites: Craft Beer & Cuisine

October 29, 2016, 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Food and beverage pairing isn’t just for wine. Join University of Central Florida Adjunct Professor Edmund Measom to learn how to identify the specific profile of a variety of beers and what makes good pairing.

Lunch & Learn: Proper Pruning

November 2, 2016, 12:00 pm,

Pruning landscape trees and shrubs can be difficult to do properly. Horticulture experts at UF/IFAS Extension will teach to when and how to prune common landscape plants for optimum health and appearance.

Hypertufa Containers

November 5, 2016, 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Learn how to make your own hypertufa container with master gardeners. Using a mix of cement, peat moss and vermiculite/perlite, participants will take home a piece of art that is sure to be the highlight of your garden!

Veterans Day Carillon Concert

November 11, 2016,

A musical salute to the nation’s veterans and current members of the armed forces. Free admission to all branches of the military, active, retired and disabled veterans with valid ID. Included with admission. Thank you for your service!

Time for a Change Meditation Retreat

November 12, 2016, 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Join Reiki Master and Sound Healer Kristen Tenpenny as she shows us how meditation can be fun and easy! Yet still change your life. With simple techniques you can bring more peace and harmony into your daily life. Most of all finding the silence and answers from within.

Fresh Bites: Brining & Pickling

November 12, 2016, 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Designed for those who enjoy preserving fresh vegetables and fruits in natural ways. This class targets those with home gardens.

Buy Learn how to be a Willow: Resilience for a Balanced Life Introduction Join Kelley Andrews, Florida Southern College Assistant Dean of Wellness to explore stress reduction tips and tricks for people on the go.…

Just Breathe: Resilience for a Balanced Life Workshop

November 19, 2016, 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Buy Just Breathe: Resilience for a Balanced Life Workshop Kelley Andrews, Florida Southern College Assistant Dean of Wellness will lead this two-hour intensive yet restorative yoga & breath work workshop designed to teach balance for…

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