Calendar

Apr
1
Sat
{FULL} Drawing Nature @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Please note: This class is FULL.

6 Saturdays starting on April 1st. Meets in Birch classroom.

Join Descanso favorite, artist R. Jay Ewing, for a brand new art series. Learn the foundations of drawing in this nature-based class for beginning and intermediate students. Class meets for 6 Saturdays from April 1 to May 6. $90 members, $120 nonmembers. Students will be emailed a materials list after registration. Registration deadline is March 27.

Register for this series in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

Apr
4
Tue
Beginner Tai Chi @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 4 @ 8:30 am

10 week Beginner Tai Chi session starting Tuesday, April 4. $125 for members, $155 for nonmembers. Advanced registration required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

Click here for Advanced Tai Chi on April 5.

Apr
5
Wed
Advanced Tai Chi @ Descanso Gardens
Apr 5 @ 8:30 am

10 week Advanced Tai Chi session starting Wednesday, April 5. $125 for members, $155 for nonmembers. Advanced registration required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

Meets in the Rose Pavilion.

May
5
Fri
Garden Sprouts @ Descanso Gardens
May 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

4 Fridays from May 5 – 26. 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 storytime, 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 & social development.   

$40 members; $48 nonmembers; Pre-registration required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

Toddler Treks

Image information: Garden Sprouts, © Descanso Gardens

May
6
Sat
The San Fernando Valley Audubon Society Birding Docents @ Descanso Gardens
May 6 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Descanso Garden’s Oak Woodland includes a small lake that invites many birds to visit. The San Fernando Valley Audubon Society will provide docents at the Bird Observation Station, overlooking the lake, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to point out birds & answer birding questions.

May
13
Sat
Paper Flower Workshop with Pattsi Valdez @ Descanso Gardens
May 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join artist Patssi Valdez, featured in our BLOOM! exhibition at the Sturt Haaga Gallery, for a hands-on paper crafting workshop. You will create your own imaginary paper flowers and leaves to decorate your home, or give as spring gifts. Make individual flowers or string them together to make a garland. $25 members/$35 non-members includes supplies. Please bring your own scissors. Meets in Birch. Register online here, in person at the Visitor Center, or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

May
15
Mon
Morning Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
May 15 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

8 week morning yoga session starting Monday, May 15 – July 3. Includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minutes yoga practice. Advance registration and minimum enrollment required. Register in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

MEMBERS ONLY.

May
17
Wed
Morning Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
May 17 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

8 week morning yoga session starting Wednesday, May 17 – July 5. Includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minutes yoga practice. Advance registration and minimum enrollment required. Register in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

MEMBERS ONLY.

Evening Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
May 17 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

8 week evening yoga session starting Wednesday, May 17– July 5. Includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minutes yoga practice. Advance registration and minimum enrollment required. Register in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

MEMBERS ONLY.

May
19
Fri
Morning Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
May 19 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

8 week morning yoga session starting Friday, May 19– July 7. Includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minutes yoga practice. Advance registration and minimum enrollment required. Register in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

MEMBERS ONLY.