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Dig It! Urban Gardening: Workshop #2


Jun 1,2019 - Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am
DIG IT! URBAN GARDENING: WORKSHOP #2
Spring veggie crops are planted and growing! As your garden comes into full bloom, how do you ensure your crops end up on your plate? The second in our series of gardening workshops discusses how to manage your garden to get the best results. Farmscape owner, Lara Hermanson will support you in organic pest management techniques, along with trellising, pruning, and proper watering strategy. Please bring a pair of pruners and prepare to get your hands dirty. Lara maintains projects like the Faithful Farm on the roof of Levi\'s Stadium and the garden at Oracle Park, and she has designed an installed over 700 residential garden projects. She\'ll offer her experience and expertise to help make a successful garden for YOU! SCROLL DOWN TO FOR REGISTRATION

Location

The Gardens at Heather Farm
1540 Marchbanks Drive
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Event Fees:

$ 20.00 Registration - Members
$ 25.00 Registration - Non-Members


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
info@gardenshf.org

Nature Explorers V: Session 3, ANIMAL KINGDOM, June 11-July 16


Jun 11,2019 - Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

NATURE EXPLORERS

Are you the parent or caregiver of a fun, inquisitive nature-lover and looking for a unique and educational morning activity? Join us at The Gardens for a fun enrichment experience called \"Nature Explorers.\" Designed and led by our savvy and creative Youth Education team, the program features crafts, games and educational activities in both classroom and outdoor settings. Light snacks provided.
SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE INFO. Be sure to enroll all children attending and to complete the payment process through PayPal.
Who: Children ages 2-5; caregiver participation required What: Fun nature-inspired activities and garden exploration When: Tuesdays mornings, 10-11:30 a.m. Where: The Gardens at Heather Farm, 1540 Marchbanks Drive, Walnut Creek Why: Exciting activities that will inspire a greater appreciation of nature How: Each 6-week session costs $80 for members and $100 for non-members Additional Info: Sign-in and snacks will be available starting 15 mins before start time and class will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. Max. Enrollment: 15 students per session Siblings: Children under two years old may attend free of charge with their registered older sibling. Siblings over 2 years are eligible for a 10% discount. Please register a space for each child attending.

Location

The Gardens at Heather Farm
1540 Marchbanks Dr.
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Event Fees:

$ 100.00 Non-Member Registration, One Child
$ 90.00 Non-Member Registration, Sibling Ages Two and Up
$ 0.00 Non-Member Registration, Sibling UNDER Age Two
$ 80.00 Member Registration, One Child
$ 72.00 Member Registration, Sibling Ages Two and Up
$ 0.00 Member Registration, Sibling UNDER Age Two


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
info@gardenshf.org

Wetland Ecology: Full Series (5 Classes) June 13-August 1


Jun 13,2019 - Time: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
This summer, The Gardens is proud to introduce a five-part series on Wetland Ecology designed to explore our wildlife in and around our local wetlands environment. Meet local scientists and bird rehabilitators in the Bay area and learn how to appreciate and advocate for this important ecosystem. Parents are encouraged to bring their children along to take part in our optional Wetlands Creatures partner series.
SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE INFO. Be sure to enroll all attendees and to complete the payment process through PayPal.
Thursday, June 13, 4:30 p.m. Bird Recovery and Rehabilitation with JD Bergeron, International Bird Recovery
Thursday, June 27, 4:30 p.m. Salt Marsh Restoration with Marci Cole Ekberg, Professor of Marine Biology, Diablo Valley College
Thursday, July 11, 4:30 p.m. Wetland Flora & Fauna: Sketching & Monitoring with Tascha Barnes, GHF Education Manager; Virginia Guhin, Education Coordinator, Elkhorn Slough ESNERR; Ford Tivakul, nature photographer and sketch artist
Thursday, July 25, 4:30 p.m. Heather Farm Pond Birds with Noelle Pipa, GHF Natural Science Teacher
Thursday, August 1, 4:30 p.m. Taking Action: Protecting Local Wetlands with Michael Vasey, Director, SF Bay NERR
Discount on FULL SERIES ADULT REGISTRATION offered to members of The Gardens at Heather Farm and Mt. Diablo Audubon Society

Location

The Gardens at Heather Farm
1540 Marchbanks Drive
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Event Fees:

$ 100.00 Adult Registration - Public
$ 90.00 Adult Registration - Member
$ 75.00 Child Add-On - Wetland Creatures Series


Registration is closed for this event.
For more information or questions, please email:
info@gardenshf.org

Summer Nature Detectives 2019: July 10-August 7


Jul 10,2019 - Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

SUMMER NATURE DETECTIVES Grades 1-3, Wednesdays, 7/10 to 8/7, 10-11:30 a.m.

In our special five-week summer program for elementary grades, students will learn how to become Nature Detectives! Explore everything in and around our garden, from plants to animals to composting and more! For the second year in a row, we’re extending our our Natural Science Classroom program into SUMMER, with classes normally taught only during the school year modified for the \"fun-in-the-sun\" time of year. Led by our team of awesome Natural Science Teachers, Summer Nature Detectives is open to first through third grade students and follows a similar format as our popular Nature Explorers preschool program, offering one 90-minute class per week. However, Summer Nature Detectives is available as a drop-off program for older children, so parent participation is NOT required as it is for the preschool program.
SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE INFO. Be sure to enroll all children attending and to complete the payment process through PayPal.
Who: Children in elementary grades one through three, drop-off permitted What: Fun, engaging natural science and garden exploration When: One 5-week session on Wednesdays, July 10 through August 7, 10:00-11:30 a.m. Where: The Gardens at Heather Farm, 1540 Marchbanks Drive, Walnut Creek Why: Exciting activities that will inspire a greater appreciation of nature How: 5-week session costs $80 for members and $100 for non-members. Single-class drop-in fee is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Call ahead to check if drop-in space is available. Questions: Email or call 925-947-6712 Additional Info: Sign-in and snacks will be available starting 15 mins before start time and class will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. Max. Enrollment: 15 students per session Siblings: Siblings in eligible grades receive a 10% discount after first child registration.

Location

The Gardens at Heather Farm
1540 Marchbanks Dr.
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Event Fees:

$ 100.00 Non-Member Registration, One Child
$ 90.00 Non-Member Registration, Sibling Discount
$ 80.00 Member Registration, One Child
$ 72.00 Member Registration, Sibling Discount

Nature Explorers V: Session 4, WACKY WEATHER, July 23-August 27


Jul 23,2019 - Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

NATURE EXPLORERS

Are you the parent or caregiver of a fun, inquisitive nature-lover and looking for a unique and educational morning activity? Join us at The Gardens for a fun enrichment experience called \"Nature Explorers.\" Designed and led by our savvy and creative Youth Education team, the program features crafts, games and educational activities in both classroom and outdoor settings. Light snacks provided.
SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE INFO. Be sure to enroll all children attending and to complete the payment process through PayPal.
Who: Children ages 2-5; caregiver participation required What: Fun nature-inspired activities and garden exploration When: Tuesdays mornings, 10-11:30 a.m. Where: The Gardens at Heather Farm, 1540 Marchbanks Drive, Walnut Creek Why: Exciting activities that will inspire a greater appreciation of nature How: Each 6-week session costs $80 for members and $100 for non-members Additional Info: Sign-in and snacks will be available starting 15 mins before start time and class will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. Max. Enrollment: 15 students per session Siblings: Children under two years old may attend free of charge with their registered older sibling. Siblings over 2 years are eligible for a 10% discount. Please register a space for each child attending.

Location

The Gardens at Heather Farm
1540 Marchbanks Dr.
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Event Fees:

$ 100.00 Non-Member Registration, One Child
$ 90.00 Non-Member Registration, Sibling Ages Two and Up
$ 0.00 Non-Member Registration, Sibling UNDER Age Two
$ 80.00 Member Registration, One Child
$ 72.00 Member Registration, Sibling Ages Two and Up
$ 0.00 Member Registration, Sibling UNDER Age Two

Nature Explorers V: Session 5, ANIMAL HOMES & HABITATS, September 3-October 8


Sep 3,2019 - Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

NATURE EXPLORERS

Are you the parent or caregiver of a fun, inquisitive nature-lover and looking for a unique and educational morning activity? Join us at The Gardens for a fun enrichment experience called \"Nature Explorers.\" Designed and led by our savvy and creative Youth Education team, the program features crafts, games and educational activities in both classroom and outdoor settings. Light snacks provided.
SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE INFO. Be sure to enroll all children attending and to complete the payment process through PayPal.
Who: Children ages 2-5; caregiver participation required What: Fun nature-inspired activities and garden exploration When: Tuesdays mornings, 10-11:30 a.m. Where: The Gardens at Heather Farm, 1540 Marchbanks Drive, Walnut Creek Why: Exciting activities that will inspire a greater appreciation of nature How: Each 6-week session costs $80 for members and $100 for non-members Additional Info: Sign-in and snacks will be available starting 15 mins before start time and class will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. Max. Enrollment: 15 students per session Siblings: Children under two years old may attend free of charge with their registered older sibling. Siblings over 2 years are eligible for a 10% discount. Please register a space for each child attending.

Location

The Gardens at Heather Farm
1540 Marchbanks Dr.
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Event Fees:

$ 100.00 Non-Member Registration, One Child
$ 90.00 Non-Member Registration, Sibling Ages Two and Up
$ 0.00 Non-Member Registration, Sibling UNDER Age Two
$ 80.00 Member Registration, One Child
$ 72.00 Member Registration, Sibling Ages Two and Up
$ 0.00 Member Registration, Sibling UNDER Age Two

Nature Explorers V: Session 6, PLANTS AROUND US, October 15-November 19


Oct 15,2019 - Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

NATURE EXPLORERS

Are you the parent or caregiver of a fun, inquisitive nature-lover and looking for a unique and educational morning activity? Join us at The Gardens for a fun enrichment experience called \"Nature Explorers.\" Designed and led by our savvy and creative Youth Education team, the program features crafts, games and educational activities in both classroom and outdoor settings. Light snacks provided.
SCROLL DOWN FOR MORE INFO. Be sure to enroll all children attending and to complete the payment process through PayPal.
Who: Children ages 2-5; caregiver participation required What: Fun nature-inspired activities and garden exploration When: Tuesdays mornings, 10-11:30 a.m. Where: The Gardens at Heather Farm, 1540 Marchbanks Drive, Walnut Creek Why: Exciting activities that will inspire a greater appreciation of nature How: Each 6-week session costs $80 for members and $100 for non-members Additional Info: Sign-in and snacks will be available starting 15 mins before start time and class will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. Max. Enrollment: 15 students per session Siblings: Children under two years old may attend free of charge with their registered older sibling. Siblings over 2 years are eligible for a 10% discount. Please register a space for each child attending.

Location

The Gardens at Heather Farm
1540 Marchbanks Dr.
Walnut Creek, CA 94598

Event Fees:

$ 100.00 Non-Member Registration, One Child
$ 90.00 Non-Member Registration, Sibling Ages Two and Up
$ 0.00 Non-Member Registration, Sibling UNDER Age Two
$ 80.00 Member Registration, One Child
$ 72.00 Member Registration, Sibling Ages Two and Up
$ 0.00 Member Registration, Sibling UNDER Age Two