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Webster Groves Garden Club Plant Sale

April 27-28, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. and April 28, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
phone 314-941-0481

Webster Groves Garden Club’s Annual Plant Sale The Webster Groves Garden Club’s annual plant sale will offer its usual bounty of native and perennial plants to area gardeners on Friday, April 27, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Saturday, April 28, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Webster Groves Recreation Center, 33 E. Glendale Rd, 63119. Come early for the best selection of reasonably priced home-nurtured sun and shade perennials, herbs and natives collected from private gardens; annuals from local commercial growers will also be available. Admission free

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Walking Tour

Wed., May 2, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
phone 314-615-5278
info@laumeier.org
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Laumeier Sculpture Park offers Walking Tours of the indoor exhibition, plus the outdoor Museum Circle, on the first Wednesday of each month. Laumeier tours are interactive and designed to engage participants in the relationship between art and nature. Participants are advised to dress appropriately for the season and wear comfortable shoes for walking on uneven pathways. Tour meets Wednesday, May 2, at 10:30 a.m. at the Visitor Center in the Aronson Fine Arts Center at Laumeier Sculpture Park. $5, ages 4 and up; Laumeier Members and ages 3 and under are free. On-site sales only. $5, Ages 4 & Up

http://www.laumeiersculpturepark.org/calendar/2018/5/2/walking-tour

Walking Tour

Sun., May 6, 2-3 p.m.
phone 314-615-5278
info@laumeier.org
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Laumeier Sculpture Park offers outdoor Walking Tours of the Park on the first Sunday of each month, May–October. Participants are advised to dress appropriately for the season and wear comfortable shoes for walking on uneven pathways. Tour meets Sunday, May 6, at 2:00 p.m. at the Visitor Center in the Aronson Fine Arts Center at Laumeier Sculpture Park. $5, ages 4 and up; Laumeier Members and ages 3 and under are free. On-site sales only. Call 314.615.5278 or visit www.laumeier.org for more information. $5, Ages 4 & Up

http://www.laumeiersculpturepark.org/calendar/2018/5/6/walking-tour

Pints 'n' Plants: Forest Park Owls - Hiding in Plain Sight

Wed., May 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
phone 314-588-9600
erin@gatewaygreening.org
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Mark H.X. Glenshaw is an award-winning naturalist who has closely observed and documented the lives of Great Horned Owls in Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri since December 2005. Mark’s talk, Forest Park Owls: Hiding In Plain Sight, will cover how he found these owls, basic facts about the species, and the different behaviors he has been able to see and document with photos and videos to illustrate these behaviors. $5 Suggested Donation

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Pre-K Program: Stroll & Stretch & Play

Thu., May 17, 10:30-11:30 a.m.
phone 314-615-5278
info@laumeier.org
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Enjoy some adult conversation while you learn and play with your baby at Laumeier Sculpture Park! Get fit through the development of fine and gross motor skills with outdoor movement and activities designed for both parent and child. Registration fee for all Pre-K Programs includes one adult with one child; children must be accompanied by an adult. Program meets Thursday, May 17, 10:30–11:30 a.m. in the Public Plaza outside the Aronson Fine Arts Center at Laumeier Sculpture Park, 12580 Rott Road, Saint Louis, Missouri. $10, adult with child ages 1 to 3. Call 314.615.5278 or visit www.laumeier.org. $10

http://www.laumeiersculpturepark.org/calendar/2018/5/17/pre-k-program-stroll-stretch-play
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Food Safety in the Garden

Sat., June 2, 10-11 a.m.
phone 314-588-9600
erin@gatewaygreening.org
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Come learn how to handle food safely in the garden: what to worry about and what not to. This workshop will focus on best practices for harvesting, washing, and storing produce with an emphasis on gardens that donate to food pantries but all are welcome Instructor: Jackson Hambrick of Gateway Greening No RSVP required! This class is free and open to the public. Please consider giving a $5 suggested donation if you attend to help us keep our classes free and available to everyone! $5 Suggested Donation

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Introduction to Project WILD

Sat., June 9, 10-11 a.m.
phone 314-588-9600
education@gatewaygreening.org
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Project WILD is one of the most widely-used conservation and environmental education programs among educators of students in kindergarten through high school. Come learn about how to adapt Project WILD activities to your school garden through hands-on lessons. Instructor: Meg Holmes, Project WILD Facilitator To learn more about Project WILD, visit their website: http://projectwild.org/ FREE

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Carriage House (map)
3815 Bell St
St. Louis - South City
phone 314-588-9600

Great American Backyard Campout

Sat., June 23, 6-11 p.m. & 12-7 a.m.
phone 314-835-6150
nthole@desperesmo.org
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Join us for an unforgettable campout and build lasting memories with your family and friends. Enjoy setting up your tent and campsite, being together at sunset and gazing at the starlit sky. It is something simple that your family can do to promote happier and healthier children. We provide the bonfire, s’mores, stargazing, family programming and continental breakfast. Restrooms will be available throughout the event. Thank you to our sponsor, Alpine Shop! Participants must provide their own camping gear. Please let us know if your family has any dietary restrictions by the registration deadline. Families are welcome to bring their Cost: FREE/Members & Residents; $10/Non-Residents

http://www.desperesmo.org/853/Campout
Des Peres Park (map)
12325 Manchester Road
Des Peres
phone 314-835-6150

Using the Garden to Teach

Sat., July 14, 10-11 a.m.
phone 314-588-9600
education@gatewaygreening.org
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The school garden is full of real-world problems and challenges that students can solve. Use Project-Based Learning to engage students with the garden in a unique, long-term way. This workshop will explore ideas and methods to use PBL in the garden. Instructor: Tonia Scherer, Gateway Greening Register for the workshop at http://www.gatewaygreening.org/educators/ Free, but registration required.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1718040438259151/
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Carriage House (map)
3815 Bell St
St. Louis - South City
phone 314-588-9600

Summer Pruning for Tree & Cane Fruit

Sat., Aug. 4, 10-11 a.m.
phone 314-588-9600
dean@gatewaygreening.org
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In the summer, some fruiting plants benefit from pruning. Learn how to manage and maintain these plants in summer to keep them yielding for years to come. Classes are open to the public, but RSVP is required. First preference will be given to gardeners in the Giving Grove program. Please email dean@gatewaygreening.org to RSVP. This class is free, but we ask participants to consider making a $5 donation to keep our classes free and affordable for everyone! $5 Suggested Donation

https://www.facebook.com/events/2219219254786299/
Carriage House (map)
3815 Bell St
St. Louis - South City
phone 314-588-9600

Building Community with the School Garden

Sat., Aug. 11, 10-11 a.m.
phone 314-588-9600
education@gatewaygreening.org
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Build school engagement and pride through the school garden. Learn how to harness the power of parents, community members, and neighbors to create a vibrant and productive school garden. This workshop will provide you with ideas on how to manage and expand community engagement in the garden. Instructor: Nick Speed, Gateway Greening Registration at http://www.gatewaygreening.org/educators/ Free!

https://www.facebook.com/events/567310023636572/
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Carriage House (map)
3815 Bell St
St. Louis - South City
phone 314-588-9600

Citizen Science in the School Garden

Sat., Sept. 8, 10-11 a.m.
phone 314-588-9600
education@gatewaygreening.org
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Join Saint Louis Zoo Educators to learn how to connect young children with their local habitats through citizen science projects. Children all over the world can collect, interpret, and submit scientific data to help real scientists solve big problems and answer important questions. In this hour-long, hands-on workshop we will learn about different citizen science opportunities and how to get your classroom involved. Instructor: Kelsey Navin, St. Louis Zoo Register for the workshop at http://www.gatewaygreening.org/educators/ Free, but registration required.

http://www.gatewaygreening.org/educators/
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Carriage House (map)
3815 Bell St
St. Louis - South City
phone 314-588-9600

Demonstration Garden Tour

Sat., July 21, 10-11 a.m. and Sat., Sept. 22, 10-11 a.m.
phone 314-588-9600
outreach@gatewaygreening.org
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Visit Gateway Greening's Demonstration Garden on Bell Avenue and learn about some of the growing techniques used in St. Louis urban gardening. This tour is open to the public, and no RSVP is required. We will start promptly at 10:00am, so give yourself time to arrive early. Please help us to continue to provide tours and other educational events around St. Louis by contributing a $5 suggested donation. $5 Suggested Donation

Designing Youth Garden Spaces

Sat., Oct. 6, 10-11 a.m.
phone 314-588-9600
education@gatewaygreening.org
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Gardens are often not designed for small feet, curious hands, and the abundant energy of kids and teens. With the right planning, these spaces can become joy-filled, low maintenance locations for exploration and learning. Join EarthDance farmer and educator Kaitie Adams for this hands-on workshop focusing on garden/outdoor space layout, choosing the right plants for your youth, tips on getting the most out of small spaces, and activities that make garden work seem like recess. Instructor: Kaitie Adams, EarthDance Organic Farm School Register at http://www.gatewaygreening.org/educators/ Free, but registration required.

http://www.gatewaygreening.org/educators/
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Carriage House (map)
3815 Bell St
St. Louis - South City
phone 314-588-9600

Keeping Momentum Through Winter for School Gardens

Sat., Nov. 10, 10-11 a.m.
phone 314-588-9600
education@gatewaygreening.org
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During winter months the garden may look dead and drab. If you know where to look, the winter garden is full of inspiration and science lessons. No need to wait till sprince to visit the garden. This hour-long workshop will help you find the wonder in the winter garden. Instructor: Almut Marino, Maplewood Richmond Heights School District Register at http://www.gatewaygreening.org/educators/ Free, but registration required.

http://www.gatewaygreening.org/educators/
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Carriage House (map)
3815 Bell St
St. Louis - South City
phone 314-588-9600
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