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Green Bay Botanical Garden

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2600 Larsen Road, Green Bay, WI 54303 United States
920-491-3691 ext. 122www.gbbg.org

Upcoming Events

Aug. 2019

COST: Tickets: $10/Adult; Free/Child (Ages 17 and under free with one paid adult) Enjoy an array of local back-to-your-roots Wisconsin bluegrass, Americana and jam music. Presented in partnership with Willems Marketing & Events, producers of Mile of Music. A variety of food from local caterers and beverage options will be available for purchase. No carry-ins allowed. Tickets on sale Saturday, June 1.

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Express Garden Tour

Aug. 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every week on Monday until August 26, 2019

Mondays, June 3–August 26 10:00 am – 11:00 am COST: Free/GBBG Member; General Admission/General Public Enhance your next visit with an hour long, guided tour through Green Bay Botanical Garden! Trained guides will share stories about the Garden and its special features. Then, stop by to see our summer exhibit, Butterflies & Blooms! Tours are on a first come, first served basis, up to 20 people. If you have a group of 10 or more, please inquire about our Group…

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Family Nature Hike

Aug. 26 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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Every week on Monday until August 26, 2019

Mondays, June 10–August 26 COST: Free/GBBG Member; General Admission/Non-Member Explore the plants and animals of the Garden! Wear your walking shoes and let us guide you through a family adventure.

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Children’s Story Time

Aug. 27 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Every week on Tuesday until August 27, 2019

Tuesdays, June 11–August 27 COST: Free/GBBG Member; General Admission/General Public Take a break in the Nielsen Children’s Garden for nature-themed stories and activities. In case of inclement weather, stories will be read indoors in the Children’s Corner.

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Improve Your Fitness: The Wonder of Movement

Aug. 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Every week on Tuesday until August 27, 2019

COST: Four-week Series: $65/GBBG Member; $75/General Public Tuesdays, August 6, 13, 20, 27 Gail Wood, Certified Anat Baniel Method®NeuroMovement® Practitioner, Move with Wonder, LLC Why can’t you stretch as far as you want? Why do you still have pain? The answer isn’t just in your muscles; it lies in your brain. The Anat Baniel Method® NeuroMovement® is a cutting-edge, science-based approach that transforms lives by helping people move beyond pain and limitation. Learn to move with higher quality and more…

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Getaway Wednesdays: Cookouts

Aug. 28 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until August 28, 2019

Wednesdays, June 5–August 28 COST: Members: $6 | General Public: $7 plus Garden admission Take advantage of a midday refresh by spending your lunch break surrounded by the beauty of nature.

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Getaway Wednesdays: Free Admission

Aug. 28 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until August 28, 2019

Wednesdays, June 5–August 28 COST: Free Explore the beauty of the Garden, check out Butterflies & Blooms until 5 pm, enjoy a picnic, play in the Nielsen Children’s Garden or check out a S.E.E.D. Pack!

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Getaway Wednesdays: Discovery Station

Aug. 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Every week on Wednesday until August 28, 2019

Wednesdays, June 5–August 28 COST: Free Stop by the Nielsen Children’s Garden for free, fun, hands-on activities and crafts your family can do at your own pace. Learn more about the world of horticulture and gain an appreciation for plants and nature. In case of inclement weather, activities will be held indoors in the Children’s Corner.

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Sep. 2019

Writing in the Garden

Sep. 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Every week until September 26, 2019

Betty Pearson, Former GBBG Staff Looking to pick up new writing skills or hone your current writing abilities? Through the inspiration of the Garden, you will become engaged in creating prose and poetry that you never knew you could create. Learn how to let your senses and talents paint word pictures that have been waiting to be written only through your creativity. This four-session class will meet weekly for two hours, Thursdays, September 5, 12, 19 & 26. The instructor…

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Field to Fork

Sep. 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This fresh dining experience showcases Green Bay at its finest and is sure to expand your foodie horizons. Savor an elegant six-course meal with Tenet Restaurant in one of northeast Wisconsin’s most beautiful settings, the Schneider Family Grand Garden, featuring locally grown produce and farm-fresh ingredients. This intimate evening will also be accompanied by exquisite wines paired with each course. Tickets $150/Person Only 100 tickets available! On Sale Dates All Garden Memberships: Wednesday, July 24-Wednesday, July 31 (Members will need…

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Grandparent’s Day

Sep. 8 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Free admission for all grandparents.

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See our partnership and All-America Selections display garden and all that has grown this summer. Learn tips and tricks for harvest season, garden maintenance, garden design and preparation processes of foods such as tomato sauce. Reservations are required.

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Listen to live music by Arch Allies (tribute band including Journey, Bon Jovi, Styx, Boston, REO Speedwagon, Def Leppard). Sip samples from microbreweries before purchasing delicious food from area restaurants while enjoying fires around the Schneider Family Grand Garden. Must be 21 and older to attend. Tickets on sale Monday, July 1.

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Hatha Yoga

Sep. 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every week until October 14, 2019

This is a slow class for all ability levels. We’ll integrate mindfulness, breathwork, strength and movement to find a perfect balanced yoga class. Bring your own yoga mat. This is a five-week class: Mondays, September 16, 23 & 30, October 7 & 14 For the full series: $40/GBBG Member; $45/General Public One Session: $10 Remember to click on “show individual events” if you’d like to register for one or two classes instead of the full series.

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The Power of Positivity

Sep. 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Ala Aldahneem, ALA, LLC A.L.A. (Aspire. Live. Achieve.) has developed this intro workshop to bring positivity back into your life. It is designed for anyone who yearns to be positive. The workshop helps you become aware of your negative thoughts to start to rewire your brain to be positive. Following the workshop, attendees are invited to schedule a personal, one-on-one coaching session with Ala! Ala Aldahneem is the principal of ALA, LLC, a Green Bay, Wisconsin-based business advisory and life…

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Join us and welcome back Transit Authority, the band that helped us kick off the fundraising campaign for the Schneider Family Grand Garden! This premier Chicago tribute band will have you on your feet. Delicious food from area restaurants and botanical cocktails will be available for purchase. Tickets on sale Saturday, August 10.

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Meatless Mondays Everyone Will Love

Sep. 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Chef Shelly Platten, Healthy Chef Shell, LLC Have you heard about the “Meatless Mondays” movement? Not only is it better for your health, but it can also positively impact the environment (and your wallet). Whether you are looking to add more vegetarian meals for these reasons or simply want to add some delicious and different dishes to your routine, these meat-free entrees are full of flavor. Get ready to sample: Stuffed Pasta Shells with Red Pepper Marinara and Tofu-Riccotta Quinoa…

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Fall Family Festival

Sep. 28 @ 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Join us for our annual celebration commemorating when the Garden first opened its doors to the community! Enjoy fun activities for children of all ages including wagon rides, face painting and live family-friendly entertainment, shop fall plant sales and see displays by local garden clubs. Admission is free! This event will be held rain or shine.

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Oct. 2019

Put Your Garden to Bed

Oct. 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Lisa Stubbe, Landscape Artisans Learn what Green Bay gardener Lisa Stubbe does to put her garden to bed before a blanket of winter cold drapes the landscape. She’ll share her experience gardening and landscaping in the Green Bay area. Topics will include: Cutting back perennials Proper perennial division times Preventative insect and disease techniques Late-season lawn care Cleaning of tools Winter mulching

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The Gift of Poetry

Oct. 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sandy Johnson, Author & Retired Teacher Anyone can be a poet! Start your poetry journey by learning the process of writing the Japanese style poem of Haiku. Bring along a photo of a special person, place or object as inspiration as you create your Haiku. Sandy will share examples of her writing as well as Haikus of former students as she reviews writing terms and guides you in the steps to creating your own Haiku. When your poem is complete,…

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Autumn Inspiration: A Fall Themed Dinner

Oct. 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Bridgett Lowery, 416 Cuisine Autumn is a wonderful time of harvest, and an even better time to reconnect with friends through a feast! Learn to prepare a perfect fall dinner and enjoy the spoils of the summer’s work. Menu: Spiced Pork Tenderloin Apple Pear Compote Blue Cheese Walnut Salad with Maple Dijon Dressing

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Ten Thousand Birds

Oct. 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Stroll through the Garden and experience nature transformed into music by Pulitzer Prize winning composer John Luther Adams. The Lawrence University New Music Ensemble will perform Ten Thousand Birds, music inspired by songbirds of the Midwest. Guests will enjoy music at different spots in the Garden (1–mile walk). Performance may be moved inside, pending weather.

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Your Health is Your Wealth

Oct. 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Mary Mraz, Your Health is Your Wealth Join Mary Mraz to discuss healthful tips to keep your body healthy and vibrant! During our lifetime we learn bad eating habits and lifestyles. Eventually, as we age, those bad habits catch up to us and we find our health depleted and are suffering. Is there anything that can be done? Knowledge is self-empowerment! With 18 years of herbal knowledge, Mary obtained her education from The Natural School of Healing and the Dominion…

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Annual Report to Our Community

Oct. 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

This meeting will feature an hors d’oeuvres reception and brief highlights of the past year’s accomplishments including election of new Board members. All are welcome! Registration information coming soon.

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Jackie Johnson, ND, Planhigion Herbal Learning Center Humans have used plants for life and survival since the beginning. We will discuss how herbs have been used in the past, and how there has been a recent resurgence in their use as we want to use what we grow (and know to free of toxic chemicals). We’ll discuss categories of herbs and how they work, and provide examples of easy ones to start growing and work with. We’ll blend and sample…

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Nov. 2019

Dave Barkow, Facilities & Maintenance Coordinator Go behind the scenes of WPS Garden of Lights and learn how the Garden comes to life during the holiday season. Be prepared to walk away with fun facts to share with family and friends and be the first to see what’s new for 2019. Registration required.

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Volunteer Appreciation Potluck

Nov. 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

More than 600 generous individuals and groups offer their time and talents to the Garden to create a venue to relax, create and celebrate the community in which we live in. In gratitude, our active volunteers in 2019 are invited to join us for our Annual Volunteer Potluck. Registration required. By invitation only.

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Holiday Entertaining

Nov. 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Leslie Denis, Culinary Specialist Enjoy a delicious meal as you learn tricks to become the host or hostess with the mostest! Delight in fun ideas to give your holiday party flair and style without sacrificing time with your guests.

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WPS Garden of Lights

Nov. 29 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every day until December 1, 2019

More information coming in October! Experience the magic of WPS Garden of Lights, encompassed by a quarter of a million twinkling lights and create extraordinary holiday memories with your family and friends at the Garden this winter. You’ll discover a spectacular array of botanical-themed light displays, featuring an enchanted icicle forest, glistening flowers, a dazzling 60-foot walk-through caterpillar and so much more!

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Dec. 2019

WPS Garden of Lights

Dec. 5 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every day until December 8, 2019

More information coming in October! Experience the magic of WPS Garden of Lights, encompassed by a quarter of a million twinkling lights and create extraordinary holiday memories with your family and friends at the Garden this winter. You’ll discover a spectacular array of botanical-themed light displays, featuring an enchanted icicle forest, glistening flowers, a dazzling 60-foot walk-through caterpillar and so much more!

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WPS Garden of Lights

Dec. 12 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every day until December 15, 2019

More information coming in October! Experience the magic of WPS Garden of Lights, encompassed by a quarter of a million twinkling lights and create extraordinary holiday memories with your family and friends at the Garden this winter. You’ll discover a spectacular array of botanical-themed light displays, featuring an enchanted icicle forest, glistening flowers, a dazzling 60-foot walk-through caterpillar and so much more!

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WPS Garden of Lights

Dec. 19 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every day until December 22, 2019

More information coming in October! Experience the magic of WPS Garden of Lights, encompassed by a quarter of a million twinkling lights and create extraordinary holiday memories with your family and friends at the Garden this winter. You’ll discover a spectacular array of botanical-themed light displays, featuring an enchanted icicle forest, glistening flowers, a dazzling 60-foot walk-through caterpillar and so much more!

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WPS Garden of Lights

Dec. 26 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|This is a Recurring Event [see all in the series]
Every day until December 30, 2019

More information coming in October! Experience the magic of WPS Garden of Lights, encompassed by a quarter of a million twinkling lights and create extraordinary holiday memories with your family and friends at the Garden this winter. You’ll discover a spectacular array of botanical-themed light displays, featuring an enchanted icicle forest, glistening flowers, a dazzling 60-foot walk-through caterpillar and so much more!

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