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Fun Folding—Origami! - registration closed
Spring break: Two-day class, Tuesday, March 28 & Thursday, March 30, 1:30pm-3:00pm
Origami can be so much fun; discover how to fold a simple piece of paper into a bird, a flower, a box or a dinosaur. We will begin with simple models and on our last session children can have a jumping frog contest and take home a box of origami birds and their other creations.
Wednesday April 5, 6:30pm-9:00pm
Register online at: www.emswcd.org/workshops; FREE—sponsored by East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District EMSWCD. Information: 503-222-7645
Did you know that the flowers, leaves, soils and mulch in your garden contain beneficial insects that work around the clock to protect plants from pests? Meet the beetles, bugs, flies, lacewings and other invertebrates that provide free pest control and discover plant types and management practices that provide food, water, and shelter to attract and sustain them.
Saturday April 8, 9:30am-2:00pm
9:00am early admission for Garden member
Thursdays April 20, May 11, 11:00am-12:00pm
Venture out with a volunteer guide to explore microclimates at the Garden and the plants that inhabit them - lichens (April 20) and ferns (May 11).
Saturday May 20, 10:00am-2:00pm
This year’s theme — “Traveling Seeds” — will include a variety of seed activities, arts/crafts tables, story teller, take home plantings, music, slug races, 25 cent ice cream and more! Great for kids of all ages— including adults!
Saturday June 10, 10:00 am - noon
Express yourself through Ikebana, the traditional Japanese art form with flowers and other materials. Also a brief history and concept of Ikebana, basic techniques, and how to prepare and treat plant materials. You’ll take home a beautiful arrangement or two.
Registration now open:
July 17-21, 9:00am – 3:00pm
Children ages 9-13 years.