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Mar
22
Sun
{CANCELED} Kintsugi Workshop @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Please note that Kintsugi Workshop is canceled.

Learn this centuries-old practice by breaking, then repairing your own ceramic dish at this workshop. The finished piece can be displayed as art. Defined as “to repair with gold,” kintsugi is the Japanese art of mending broken pottery with a mixture of compound and gold powder. As a philosophy, kintsugi has similarities to wabi-sabi, an embracing of the flawed or imperfect.

$30 for members, $40 for non-members. No experience necessary, all materials provided. Ages 12 and up. Advanced registration required. Please note that this program is non-refundable.

Mar
24
Tue
{CANCELED} Beginner Tai Chi @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 24 @ 8:30 am

Please note that all Beginner Tai Chi sessions have been canceled through March 31.

For the Advanced Tai Chi session beginning Wednesday, March 25 click here.

This ten-week Beginner Tai Chi session meets on Tuesdays from March 24 to June 9. There will be no class on Tuesday, May 12 or Tuesday, May 19.

$125 members, $155 nonmembers. Advanced registration required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

Please note that this program is non-refundable.

Mar
25
Wed
{CANCELED} Advanced Tai Chi @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 25 @ 8:30 am

Please note that all Advanced Tai Chi sessions have been canceled through March 31.

This ten-week Advanced Tai Chi session meets on Wednesdays from March 25 to June 10. There will be no class on Wednesday, May 13 or 20.

$125 members, $155 nonmembers. Advanced registration required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

Please note that this program is non-refundable.

Apr
14
Tue
{CANCELED} Wellness Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 14 @ 8:30 am

Please note that the Wellness Walk on April 14 is canceled.

Join us once a month for a fun and relaxed guided walk along Descanso’s many beautiful paths and trails. Whether you are looking to improve your health, make new friends, or get to know the Gardens, an experienced guide will help you explore all that Descanso has to offer.

Free to members. No registration required.

Members only

Apr
19
Sun
{CANCELED} Urban Forager: Deconstructing Salsa @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 19 @ 11:00 am – 1:30 pm

Please note that Urban Forager: Deconstructing Salsa has been canceled.

Urban Forager author Elisa Callow will be joined once again by Mario Rodriguez, featured chef in the Urban Forager cookbook, for Deconstructing Salsa Part 2. Mario will demonstrate the remarkable variety of salsas, incorporating fresh and dried chiles and using the traditional comal pan. He will also share options for serving these versatile and iconic sauces.

 

Apr
22
Wed
{CANCELED} Spring Flowers Children’s Workshop @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Please note that Spring Flowers Children’s Workshop has been canceled.

Come explore nature with your child(ren) at this special Spring & Earth Day workshop. In collaboration with the Pasadena Garden Club, this workshop will include the opportunity to create floral displays to be included in the Garden Club of America 2020 Flower Show. Please note that this workshop is for children ages 3–5. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
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Apr
26
Sun
{CANCELED} Member Bird Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am

Please note that the Member Bird Walks on March 22 and April 26 are canceled.

Come join our monthly walk for birders of all levels. Bring binoculars!

Keep your bird count tallied on the updated and now downloadable Descanso Bird Checklist.

MEMBERS ONLY

Member Bird Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am

Come join our monthly walk for birders of all levels. Bring binoculars!

Keep your bird count tallied on the updated and now downloadable Descanso Bird Checklist.

MEMBERS ONLY

May
1
Fri
{CANCELED} Garden Sprouts @ Descanso Gardens
May 1 @ 10:00 am

Please note that Garden Sprouts is canceled.

Meets on four Fridays from May 1–22.

Garden Sprouts is a grownup and child (ages 2-4) class where the seeds of love for nature are planted and nurtured. Children and adults participate in story time, songs, hands-on nature, science, art, and gardening activities, as well as prepare a healthy snack together. All activities are designed specifically for children’s fine and gross motor skills and social development.   

$40 members; $48 nonmembers. Advanced registration required. Please note that this program is non-refundable.

Toddler Treks

May
2
Sat
{CANCELED} Air Watercolor @ Descanso Gardens
May 2 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Join artist Pete Morris and learn new watercolor techniques as you explore the various landscapes of Descanso. A brief classroom instruction will be followed by open air painting in different locations.

All levels are welcome. Meets on four Saturdays beginning May 2.

$90 members, $120 non-members. Advance registration required, register here. Students will be emailed a materials list after registration. Please note that this program is non-refundable.