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Sep
25
Sun
Member Bird Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Sep 25 @ 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

{SOLD OUT} Papermaking Workshop @ Descanso Gardens
Sep 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
This workshop is sold out

In this hands-on workshop led by artist Leslie K. Gray, you will learn the exciting and ancient technique of paper-making.

Understand the basics of the making process and use a mix of recycled materials and nature’s tidbits to make beautiful, unique and functional sheets of your own paper.  All materials are provided, including a paper making frame set to take home.  All ages are welcome. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. This is a wet workshop, so please be prepared for splashes!

Meets on Sunday, September 25 at 10am and 2pm. $35 members, $40 nonmembers.

{SOLD OUT} Papermaking Workshop @ Descanso Gardens
Sep 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
This workshop is sold out

In this hands-on workshop led by artist Leslie K. Gray, you will learn the exciting and ancient technique of paper-making.

Understand the basics of the making process and use a mix of recycled materials and nature’s tidbits to make beautiful, unique and functional sheets of your own paper.  All materials are provided, including a paper making frame set to take home.  All ages are welcome. Children under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. This is a wet workshop, so please be prepared for splashes!

Meets on Sunday, September 25 at 10am and 2pm. $35 members, $40 nonmembers. 

Oct
1
Sat
Ikebana Display in the Japanese Garden @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 1 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Examples of ikebana, the art of flower arranging, from the Sogetsu School of Ikebana will be on display in the Japanese Garden.

Included in the price of admission, no reservations required.

Oct
2
Sun
Ikebana Display in the Japanese Garden @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 2 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Examples of ikebana, the art of flower arranging, from the Sogetsu School of Ikebana will be on display in the Japanese Garden.

Included in the price of admission, no reservations required.

Oct
8
Sat
{SOLD OUT} Yoga for a Healthy Back @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 8 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
This class is sold out

Join us for a special pop-up yoga class led by Joyce Shuman on Saturday, October 8 from 8:30–10am in the Rose Garden. The class includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minute yoga practice.

If you want to keep your body moving fluidly throughout your life, having a strong, healthy back is a must. Yoga is a gentle yet powerful and effective way to both stretch and strengthen the back and increase its flexibility. This class will give you a taste of yoga for all bodies, focusing on your spinal movement and strength.

Meets in the Rose Pavilion. $20 members, $25 non-members. Advance registration required.

About Joyce Shuman

Joyce Shuman teaches yoga for all bodies; to support with mindful breath and movement that benefits individual movement and yoga practice.

Oct
16
Sun
Self Help Graphics Marigold Craft @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 16 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come create your own paper marigolds and learn about the objects incorporated in Día de los Muertos altars by Self Help Graphics & Art. Meets at the Rose Pavilion in the Rose Garden.

Open to all ages, free with admission or Descanso Gardens membership. No reservations required.


About Self Help Graphics

Self Help Graphics & Art Barrio Mobile Art Studio (BMAS) serves the mission to nurture emerging artists and present Latino art to a broad audience, and address the vast demographic that is Los Angeles, while also expanding our audiences and community beyond the East Los Angeles and Boyle Heights communities.

Oct
22
Sat
Community Service Day @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 22 @ 7:30 am – 10:00 am
Help with our Mulch Give Away this October at Descanso. Volunteers will help visitors get free mulch and share water-wise gardening tips. Instruction will be provided.
 
· All experience levels welcome.
· Ages 16 or older.
· Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
· Limited space available, RSVP required.
 
RSVP to volunteer@descansogardens.org by Saturday, October 15. You will be sent additional instructions and will need to sign a waiver form in order to participate.
Mulch Giveaway @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 22 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am

Take home some high-quality mulch at the Auxiliary Parking Lot on October 22 from 8–10am. Descanso’s horticulture staff will be on hand to answer any mulching questions.

Bring your own containers to tote mulch home (maximum of three containers). Supplies are limited and available first come, first served.

 

Oct
23
Sun
Member Bird Walk @ Descanso Gardens
Oct 23 @ 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