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Feb
24
Fri
Little Explorers @ Descanso Gardens
Feb 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Come explore, play and create with us under the oaks on the Main Lawn. 

Families with young children (age 2–5 years old) will enjoy doing arts and crafts and nature exploration together each month. No registration required, free with admission or membership.

Feb
25
Sat
Camellia Society Tour @ Descanso Gardens
Feb 25 @ 3:00 pm

Join Dr. Brad King (President of Southern California Camellia Society) and Jim Fitzpatrick (Vice President of Southern California Camellia Society) on a tour of the Camellia Forest.

Before or after the walk, you are welcome to visit the Southern California Camellia Council show in the Rose Pavilion from 9am–4:30pm.

 

Feb
26
Sun
Member Bird Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Feb 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

Mar
3
Fri
Sketching on Location @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Click here for the Saturday series

Registration opens February 15

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Join artist Virginia Hein for a four-week series beginning Friday, March 3 that focuses on exploring sketching landscapes of Descanso. Bring a spirit of curiosity, play and experimentation while learning to work confidently.

Meets in Minka in the Japanese Garden. $120 members, $140 non-members.

Image: © Virginia Hein

Mar
4
Sat
Sketching on Location @ Descanso Gardens
Mar 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Registration opens February 15

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Join artist Virginia Hein for a four-week series beginning Friday, March 3 that focuses on exploring sketching landscapes of Descanso. Bring a spirit of curiosity, play and experimentation while learning to work confidently.

Meets in Minka in the Japanese Garden. $120 members, $140 non-members.

Image: © Virginia Hein

Mar
11
Sat
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.