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May
4
Fri
{FULL} Garden Sprouts @ Descanso Gardens
May 4 @ 10:00 am

Please note: Garden Sprouts is now full.

4 Fridays from May 4–25. 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. 

Toddler Treks

Image information: Garden Sprouts, © Descanso Gardens

May
14
Mon
Morning Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
May 14 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

For other morning sessions, see our Wednesday, May 16 and Friday, May 18 classes. Our evening yoga session begins Wednesday, May 16.

Join us for our eight-week morning yoga session on Mondays from May 14 – July 2. Includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minutes yoga practice. Advance registration and minimum enrollment required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center, or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

MEMBERS ONLY

May
16
Wed
Morning Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
May 16 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Join us for our eight-week morning yoga session on Wednesdays from May 16 – July 4. Includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minutes yoga practice. Advance registration and minimum enrollment required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center, or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

MEMBERS ONLY

Evening Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
May 16 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Join us for our eight-week evening yoga session on Wednesdays from May 16 – July 4. Includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minutes yoga practice. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center, or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

MEMBERS ONLY

May
18
Fri
Morning Yoga @ Descanso Gardens
May 18 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

Join us for our eight-week morning yoga session on Fridays from May 18 – July 6. Includes a 25-minute fitness walk and 60-minutes yoga practice. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center, or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

MEMBERS ONLY

Jun
2
Sat
Perfume-Blending Workshop @ Descanso Gardens
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join the Institute for Art and Olfaction for an introductory workshop on perfume blending. Smell a selection of materials, create your own scent samples, and leave with a 4 ml. spray vial of a new scent and formula.

$65 members; $75 nonmembers. Advance registration required. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center, or by phone at (818) 949-7980.  

Jun
9
Sat
Mountain Lions and More: Discovering Wildlife in Los Angeles @ Descanso Gardens
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Join wildlife photographer Johanna Turner and Tim Martinez from the Arroyos and Foothills Conservancy to learn about their work understanding and protecting the wildlife around us.

Free with admission. No registration required.

Jun
12
Tue
Beginner Tai Chi @ Descanso Gardens
Jun 12 @ 8:30 am

For the Advanced Tai Chi session beginning Wednesday, June 13, click here.

10 week Beginner Tai Chi session starting Tuesday, June 12 – August 14. $125 for members, $155 for nonmembers. Advanced registration required. Online registration to come. Register online here, in person at the Descanso Gardens Visitor Center or by phone at (818) 949-7980.

Jun
13
Wed
Advanced Tai Chi @ Descanso Gardens
Jun 13 @ 8:30 am

10 week Advanced Tai Chi session starting Wednesday, June 13 – August 15.

$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.

Jun
18
Mon
Descanso Discoveries Summer Camp @ Descanso Gardens
Jun 18 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Descanso Discoveries Summer Camp runs from 9am–3pm, Monday–Friday, June 18–22.

To see the June 25–29 session, click here.

Descanso will once again partner with the Child Educational Center to present two fun and adventurous weeks of summer camp for children entering grades 1-7. Children will tend to their own garden plot, prepare healthy snacks in the outdoor kitchen, and investigate the wonders of our natural world through art and science-based activities. Free extended care available from 7am-6pm. $523 per week. For more information or to register, please call (818) 354-3418 or go to https://www.ceconline.org/summer.