The Bellevue Botanical Garden Society is pleased to offer the following educational opportunities. Pre-registration is required for all our classes. Many of our classes sell out so we strongly encourage you to register early. Please be advised that if you elect to come to a class without pre-registering, you will be turned away if the class is full. If you do attend a class as a walk-in, you must pay with exact cash or a check.
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Taught by Molly Hashimoto. Learn how to paint birds using watercolors. All supplies are provided, including artist quality watercolor paper. Participants are encouraged to bring extra paper. Molly Hashimoto is the author of Colors of the West: An Artist's Guide to Nature's Palette, as well as an illustrator whose work has been published by Pomegranate Communications for over 25 years. As an instructor, she works to connect students to the natural world through hands-on art experiences. $35 BBGS members/$45 non-members...Find out more »
Is your 3-5 year-old child interested in things that grow, fly or crawl? Designed especially for preschoolers, our 4-week program will teach kids about the many parts of a garden, from birds to bugs and lots in between. Classes are taught by an experienced preschool science teacher. The curriculum is based on “Growing Wild” and is part of “Project Learning Tree,” a nationally recognized science program. Each week covers a different topic. At each class we will read a story,...Find out more »
Taught by Dorota Haber-Lehigh. Learn about native berries and other fruit of the forest and their ecological significance. Create a beautiful portrait of a native plant using colored pencils on walnut ink stained paper. Explore realistic style using colored pencils and other supporting media. We will begin with loose sketching from observation, explore various techniques using colored pencils (embossing, blending, layering), experiment with creating textures and discuss how to approach a composition. By the end of the workshop students will...Find out more »
Taught by Deborah Wilk, LMFT and Jessica Hancock, ND. Stroll through the vibrant colors of the late summer garden while Deborah and Jessica guide you in Mindfulness Meditation while opening your senses with Shinrin-Yoku (Japanese Forest Bathing). Restore mind, body and spirit as you let the stress and demands of daily life melt away and you experience the healing power of Nature. Instructor Deborah Wilk, LMFT is a psychotherapist in private practice and a founder of Mindful in the Wild....Find out more »
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States