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.
Join our week-long celebration of Earth Day and our majestic oaks. View displays created by Descanso horticulture staff at the lake, Bird Observation Station, and California Garden that celebrate the importance of our oaks and the habitat they create. Attend tours everyday at 11am and don’t miss the plant giveaway Saturday morning (while supplies last).
Included in the price of admission or Descanso Gardens membership, no reservations required.
Help care for Descanso Gardens and get service hours for school at this student volunteer opportunity. Instruction will be provided.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org by Saturday, April 22, 2023. You will be sent additional instructions and will need to sign a waiver form in order to participate.
Registration opens April 14 at 10am
Click here for the Wednesday class and here for the Friday class
Join us for an eight-week Tuesday yoga class with Barbara Wood in the Rose Pavilion every Tuesday starting May 16–July 4 from 8:30–10am.
Yoga at Descanso Gardens is based on Hatha Yoga, which includes stretches, strengthening poses, breathing exercises, and mindful movement. The practice adapts to individual needs.Each class includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minute yoga practice.
This class is open to all levels. Students should bring their own yoga mat and water bottle. Students are invited to bring the following props if they have them: 2 yoga blocks 4”x6”x9”, yoga strap with metal buckle 10’, yoga blanket.
Advance registration required, registration opens April 14 at 10am.
About the instructor:
Barbara Wood: Certified as a Hatha Yoga instructor, Barbara‘s yoga style incorporates her background as a modern dancer, specifically Alignment Release Technique, and F.M. Alexander Technique. She trained under Dr. Loren Fishman, NY, and is certified as a Yoga for Osteoporosis and Yoga for Back Pain therapist. Her goal is that everyone should leave the class stronger and uplifted regardless of skill level. www.barbarawoodyoga.com
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