Please note that Descanso Gardens is closed until further notice.
Please note that the Woodland Animal Felting Workshop is sold out.
Join instructor Coco Howard for a fun introduction to needle felting. Learn beginning hand sewing and needle felting techniques to create little felted woodland animals and perfect woolen pockets pals.
Ages 5 and older. Children under 14 require an accompanying adult. Cost includes materials for one project per child. $40 members; $45 nonmembers. Advanced registration required.
Four Fridays from February 1–22. Meets in the Harvest Garden.
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.
Meets on four Saturdays from February 2–23 at Minka in the Japanese Garden.
Join artist Virginia Hein in this four-week series where you’ll learn to sketch the varied landscapes of Descanso using a variety of media.
$90 members, $120 nonmembers. Registration required, register here.
Image: © Virginia Hein
Explore Descanso Gardens from the ground up with your children ages 2 to 5. On the first Saturday of the month, Little Explorers will encourage kids to use their senses to discover the natural world through hands-on activities.
Free with admission. No registration required.
Descanso Gardens members get an early look at the Unusual Views exhibition in the Sturt Haaga Gallery from 10am to 4pm, February 8–10.