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Mar
11
Sat
Community Service Day @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 11 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Get hands-on gardening experience by mulching in the garden and help care for Descanso at this volunteer opportunity. Instruction will be provided.
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  • All experience levels are welcome.

  • Ages 16 or older.

  • Must be able to lift, bend and stand for long periods of time. Moderate to heavy lifting involved.

  • Bring gardening gloves and water.

  • Remember to wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes.

  • Limited space available, RSVP required

RSVP to volunteer@descansogardens.org by Saturday, March 4, 2023. You will be sent additional instructions and will need to sign a waiver form in order to participate.

Horticulture Class: Planting the Spring Garden
Mar 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Registration opens on Feb. 15 at 10am

Get a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into our spring blooms at Descanso Gardens. Then create your own spring-inspired display pot to take home. 

All materials are included in the price. Students are welcome to bring their own gardening gloves. Class takes place outdoors.

$30 members, $35 non-members. Advance registration required, registration opens on Feb. 15 at 10am.

 

Mar
14
Tue
Spring Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 14 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Click here for the Wednesday class and here for the Friday class

Registration opens February 15

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Join us for an eight-week yoga class with Barbara
Wood in the Rose Pavilion every Tuesday from May 17–July 5 from 8:30–10am. Each class includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minute yoga practice.

Members only. $136 per participant. Advance registration required.

MEMBERS ONLY

Mar
15
Wed
Spring Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 15 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Registration opens February 15

Join us for an eight-week yoga class with Barbara Wood and Joyce Shuman in the Rose Pavilion every Wednesday evening from March 15–May 3 from 5–6:30pm. Each class includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minute yoga practice.

Members only. $136 per participant. Advance registration required.

MEMBERS ONLY

Mar
17
Fri
Spring Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 17 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Registration opens February 15

Join us for an eight-week yoga class with Joyce Shuman in the Rose Pavilion every Friday from March 17–May 5 from 8:30–10am. Each class includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minute yoga practice.

Members only. $136 per participant, advance registration required.

MEMBERS ONLY

Spring Bloom Tours
Mar 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for a guided walking tour to see what’s blooming at Descanso. Meets from 11am to noon on March 17 and 18, April 21 and 22, and May 19 and 20.

Meets at Center Circle. Included in the price of admission, no reservations required.

Mar
18
Sat
Spring Bloom Tours
Mar 18 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for a guided walking tour to see what’s blooming at Descanso. Meets from 11am to noon on March 17 and 18, April 21 and 22, and May 19 and 20.

Meets at Center Circle. Included in the price of admission, no reservations required.

Mar
25
Sat
Student Community Service Day @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Help care for Descanso Gardens and get service hours for school at this student volunteer opportunity. Instruction will be provided.
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  • All experience levels are welcome.

  • For ages 12-15. Adult chaperones must be present.

  • Bring gardening gloves and water.

  • Remember to wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes.

  • Limited space available, RSVP required

RSVP to volunteer@descansogardens.org by Saturday, March 18, 2023. You will be sent additional instructions and will need to sign a waiver form in order to participate.

Mar
26
Sun
Member Bird Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 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

Apr
15
Sat
Community Service Day @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 15 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am

Get hands-on gardening experience by mulching in the garden and help care for Descanso at this volunteer opportunity. Instruction will be provided.

  • All experience levels are welcome.

  • Ages 16 or older.

  • Must be able to lift, bend and stand for long periods of time. Moderate to heavy lifting involved.

  • Bring gardening gloves and water.

  • Remember to wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes.

  • Limited space available, RSVP required

RSVP to volunteer@descansogardens.org by Saturday, April 8, 2023. You will be sent additional instructions and will need to sign a waiver form in order to participate.