Bellevue Botanical Garden 30th Anniversary Celebration

11AM Public ceremony on Paccar Plaza to commemorate our 30th Anniversary. 12-2 PM - Open House Meet our garden partners stationed throughout the Garden. Enjoy music courtesy of Seattle Chamber Music Society. Take part in a children's planting activity hosted by the Children's Education team.

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Garden Grounds, 12001 Main Street
Bellevue, 98005 United States
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Crazy for Nature Photography

Online & In-Person Taught by Ray Pfortner. Do you love nature? Do you want to learn how to capture it through your camera? Then this workshop is for you! This is designed as a 3-part photography class focusing on the time-tested principles of composition, when to apply them, and even when not to. The class meets on July 7, 9 & 14, 6:00-7:30pm. The first and last meeting will be on Zoom; the second meeting will be in person photographing...

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$63 – $90

Flower Hour Summer Sampler Series

Welcome to “Flower Hour”—the Bellevue Botanical Garden Summer Sampler Series If you haven’t been to the Bellevue Botanical Garden, come and see what you're missing! Join us after work to connect with the outdoors in a relaxing setting and find out what makes the Garden special. Sign up for one or all the mini tours. Pre-registration is required, and spots are limited. Each evening will highlight specific areas of the Garden. Walk and talk with your guide and become acquainted...

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$10.50 – $15
Garden Grounds, 12001 Main Street
Bellevue, 98005 United States
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Greener Living Community Class Series

Greener Living Community Class Series Bellevue Utilities is pleased to offer free, interactive classes on a variety of environmental conservation topics. Attendees will receive resources, tips, and tools after each class.  To register for any of these classes, email recycle@bellevuewa.gov or call Sam Wilder at 206-949-1787. Safer Cleaning: Fri July 15,12-1:00 p.m.  Learn how to shop for safer cleaning products and how to make your own safer cleaners with common household items. Super Sorter: Fri July 29, 12-1:00 p.m. Learn where...

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Herbs: Easy to Grow, Easy to Use

It can be very satisfying to walk out your backdoor to snip fresh chives, parsley, or thyme for your morning omelet, or harvest some mint and chamomile for a soothing after dinner tea. Culinary and medicinal herbs are easy to grow in your backyard. In this class we will cover common garden herbs that are simple to grow almost anywhere—even in container gardens. We’ll also discuss some fun herbal products and how to incorporate them into your meals. In this...

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$35 – $50
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Children’s Workshop: Moths Among Us

In-Person Come and celebrate National Moth Week with us! We will have moth related activities, a craft project and a tour of the garden.  Recommended age: 3-7 years old. This is not a drop-off event. Caregivers must attend with their child(ren). Caregivers are free. BBGS Members: $17.50. Each additional child is $10. Non-Members: $25. Each additional child is $10.

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$17.50 – $25
Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden, 12001 Main St
Bellevue, WA 98005 United States
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Moths: Welcome to the Night

WEBINAR Moths are so much more than those boring brown things that you see in your closet, or that fly in your hair! They have dazzling patterns, fascinating life histories, and hold a diversity that puts butterflies to shame! And the best part—the show is happening in your backyard! Introducing yourself to moths means an introduction to the night and all the interactions that are hidden from us. David Droppers is here to introduce you to the moths, and get...

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$10.50 – $15

Plein Air Painting: Mixed Media Floral Still Life

This is your chance to get artistic in the beautiful setting of the Bellevue Botanical Garden with artist Rohini Mathur. In this plein air painting workshop, you will create a colorful Mixed Media Floral Still Life painting. Learn how to simplify shapes, use color theory concepts, and create paintings that look fresh and joyful. We will be exploring different art mediums such as watercolor, acrylics, inks, and markers along with techniques in mark making, mixed media layering, and paper collage....

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$85 – $115
Garden Grounds, 12001 Main Street
Bellevue, 98005 United States
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Drawing Herd

Drawing Herd is a free observational workshop series by Coco Allred taking place at parks across King County this summer. The project aims to give participants new ways to cultivate attention with particular emphasis on the bioregion and historical context of each site. Each class is co-taught with a special guest whose expertise range from parkour tricking to choreography to atmospheric science. Each day will be held in a different area of the Garden. MORE INFO    

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Free
Garden Grounds, 12001 Main Street
Bellevue, 98005 United States
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Greener Living Community Class Series

Greener Living Community Class Series Bellevue Utilities is pleased to offer free, interactive classes on a variety of environmental conservation topics. Attendees will receive resources, tips, and tools after each class.  To register for any of these classes, email recycle@bellevuewa.gov or call Sam Wilder at 206-949-1787. Safer Cleaning: Fri July 15,12-1:00 p.m.  Learn how to shop for safer cleaning products and how to make your own safer cleaners with common household items. Super Sorter: Fri July 29, 12-1:00 p.m. Learn where...

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Free