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Greener Living Fun Friday: Composting at Home

The Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main St, Bellevue, WA, United States

Learn how to set up composting collection at home, what can be included, and what happens to our old food scraps! Plant a plant to take home in composted soil. All ages welcome. FREE. Registration is required. To register and receive class details, email recycle@bellevuewa.gov or call Sam Wilder at 206-949-1787.

Free

Mixed Media Painting: Summer Cottage Blooms and Garden Friends

The Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main St, Bellevue, WA, United States

In Person This is your chance to get artistic in the beautiful setting of the Bellevue Botanical Garden with artist Rohini Mathur. You will create a colorful mixed media floral garden painting using acrylics and paper collage and adding sweet pollinators such as bees and butterflies in the composition. You will learn to simplify shapes, use color theory, mark making techniques, layering, and perspective as you learn to explore various art mediums together to create paintings that look fresh and...

CLASS FULL

CANCELED: Educator Workshop: Hands-on Nature Activities for Early Learners

The Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main St, Bellevue, WA, United States

In-person Are you looking for ways to engage early learners (ages 3-6 years) with nature? This workshop will introduce you to two valuable guides: Trees & Me: Activities for Exploring Nature with Young Children and Growing Up WILD. These activity guides use best practices in early childhood education to help young children to explore their natural world. The guides contain 38 nature-based themes and over 100 activities complete with background information, outdoor activities, ideas for healthy snacks, math, art, songs, literature,...

CANCELED

Event Series Ikebana Art at the Garden

Ikebana Art at the Garden

The Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main St, Bellevue, WA, United States

Sofu Teshigahara founded the Sogetsu School of Ikebana in 1927 with the aim of transforming this ancient Japanese floral art into a modern art form. He stressed the philosophy that ikebana can be created anytime, anywhere in the world, by anyone, with any available materials. Today, Sogetsu ikebana continues to evolve as new creative expressions are developed. In this exhibition, enjoy viewing diverse ikebana created by Sogetsu Seattle Branch members, and ikebana demonstrations presented by Branch teachers. Learn new ways...

Free
Event Series Ikebana Art at the Garden

Ikebana Art at the Garden

The Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main St, Bellevue, WA, United States

Sofu Teshigahara founded the Sogetsu School of Ikebana in 1927 with the aim of transforming this ancient Japanese floral art into a modern art form. He stressed the philosophy that ikebana can be created anytime, anywhere in the world, by anyone, with any available materials. Today, Sogetsu ikebana continues to evolve as new creative expressions are developed. In this exhibition, enjoy viewing diverse ikebana created by Sogetsu Seattle Branch members, and ikebana demonstrations presented by Branch teachers. Learn new ways...

Free

Greener Living Fun Friday: Repurpose, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

The Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main St, Bellevue, WA, United States

Find out how to reuse common items at home to make fun new items, as well as how to reduce waste in the first place! Make a recycled paper craft to take home. All ages welcome. FREE. Registration is required. To register and receive class details, email recycle@bellevuewa.gov or call Sam Wilder at 206-949-1787.

Free

Greener Living Fun Friday: Healthy Home Tips and Safer Cleaning

The Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main St, Bellevue, WA, United States

Learn simple and easy ways to clean at home with safe household items. Make a non-toxic hand soap and/or all-purpose cleaner to take home. All ages welcome. FREE. Registration is required. To register and receive class details, email recycle@bellevuewa.gov or call Sam Wilder at 206-949-1787.

Free

Eastside Fuchsia Society Plant Sale & Show

The Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main St, Bellevue, WA, United States

Featuring a large selection of hardy fuchsias, bearded iris and daylilies. Lots of choices for great prices. There will also be a Fuchsia 101 class from 11am to noon. Come early for best selection and please bring boxes to take your plants home!  Cash, check or credit card accepted. For list of plants for sale, email the Eastside Fuchsia Society.  

Free

Greener Living Fun Friday: Reduce Wasted Food in Your Kitchen

The Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main St, Bellevue, WA, United States

Receive tools to reduce wasted food. Discover easy tricks to keep food fresh and use it all. Special focus on the multiple ways to use mason jars for making food last. All ages welcome. FREE. Registration is required. To register and receive class details, email recycle@bellevuewa.gov or call Sam Wilder at 206-949-1787.

Free

NPA Fall Plant Sale

The Aaron Education Center at the Bellevue Botanical Garden 12001 Main St, Bellevue, WA, United States

Fall is the perfect time to plant! Buy plants from a select group of local small nurseries and specialty growers who sell amazing perennials, shrubs, ferns, grasses and more. This is a Farmer's Market style plant sale where you purchase plants directly from each seller. Bring your own small wagon/cart. Free and open to the public.

Free