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Artful Garden Dinner & Silent Auction

Join us at the Bellevue Botanical Garden for a delightful evening of music, friends, food and frivolity Stroll the Garden and preview art that will be on sale Saturday & Sunday, August 25 & 26 Wine and Cooler Bar & Appetizers Bid on amazing auction items Live music by Jazz Katz Dinner by Lynn’s Bistro BUY TICKETS NOW

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Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Arts in the Garden

August 25 & 26, 2018. FREE! Discover more than 30 artists and a wide variety of 3-D garden art available for purchase among the flowerbeds and woodlands of the Bellevue Botanical Garden. Enjoy music, food and libations. Your whole family will enjoy the magic of the Garden and the additional delight our artists bring to it. Admission and parking are free. Visit the event website

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Garden Grounds, 12001 Main Street
Bellevue, 98005 United States
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Mindfulness in the Garden: Deepening Your Awareness

While we move through various gardens, we will focus on nurturing the natural flow of the senses and deepening our connection to nature, allowing ourselves to fully engage and awaken to the combined healing power of nature and present awareness. Utilizing elements of mindfulness meditation and shinrin-yoku (Japanese Forest Bathing), we will cleanse and free our mind, body, and spirit creating a sense of inner strength, spaciousness, and stillness. Instructors Deborah Wilk LMFT and Jessica Volpentesta LMHC are psychotherapists in...

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Gathering Place at BBG,

Top Ten: Fabulous Foliage for Autumn

Remember October 2017? Every deciduous plant was blazing away for weeks of what is regarded as the finest foliage season in decades. Well, it doesn’t always happen like that! This class, taught by George Lasch, will focus on the top 10 trees that color up well before shedding. This was a tough one to narrow down after last fall’s exceptional season, but George managed to limit it to less than 20ish. We will talk about how and why foliage changes...

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Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Entertaining: White House Style

Laura Dowling, Chief Floral Designer at the White House, 2009-2015, will present a slide show of White House events and a PowerPoint presentation about stylish entertaining at home. Preregistration recommended $5 BBGS members $15 non-members BUY TICKETS NOW

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Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Kids in the Garden Autumn Session

Designed especially for preschoolers aged 3-5, Kids in the Garden will teach kids about the many parts of a garden, from birds to bugs and lots in between. Meets four consecutive Tuesdays, Sept. 25-Oct. 16, from 10 to 11:30 am. Topics: Autumn Leaves & Seeds, Magic Mushrooms, Night Creatures, Bountiful Bulbs. COST:  • BBGS Members: Each four week class is $75 per child. Each additional child is $50. • Non-Members: Each four week class is $100 per child. Each additional child is...

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Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Gardening in Tough Spots

Taught by Christina Pfeiffer. Every garden seems to have a spot where it is more difficult to keep plants thriving. This class offers practical tips on how to turn those spots around and determining best plant choices. Common garden challenges including soil conditions, light levels, too much or too little moisture, root competition, slopes, and tight spaces will be covered. REGISTER NOW

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Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Scout Day

Come and work on scout badges and achievement requirements at the Botanical Garden!MORNING SESSION: 9am to 12pm.  AFTERNOON SESSION: 1-4pm (note, there is no Boy Scout afternoon session) Who:  Webelos, Boy Scouts, Junior Girl Scouts & Cadette Girl Scouts. Registration is by individual scout and not by troop/den. What: Scouts will choose stations to visit. Landscape Architecture Badge (Boy Scouts); Into the Wood, Walkabout, and Into the Wild achievements (Webelos); Gardening Badge (Junior Girl Scouts); Tree Badge (Cadette Girl Scouts) Where: Aaron Education Center...

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Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Washington Native Plant Society Lecture

"What Everyone Should Know About Lichens," Dr. Katherine Glew. For more information, visit the WNPS website.

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Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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The New Perennial Movement: Bringing the Highline Home

Tony Spencer is the creative force behind The New Perennialist, an award-winning blog exploring the frontiers of  naturalistic garden design. Join us for his fascinating lecture. Preregistration recommended. $5 BBGS members $15 non-members BUY TICKETS NOW

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Aaron Education Center, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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