EVERGREEN WREATH WORKSHOP

Sunday, December 2 • 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Join us for this festive class! Participants will use fresh-cut greens to create an evergreen wreath for the holiday season that you can hang up that day. With proper care your wreath will last into the new year. Please bring hand clippers and light garden gloves.  Make sure to pre-register to secure your spot in this popular class! LIMITED ENROLLMENT. Adult program. Children can participate with a grown up.

$30 members, $35 nonmembers

EVERGREEN CENTERPIECE WORKSHOP

Saturday, December 8 • 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

In this make-and-take class, participants will use fresh-cut greens to create a tabletop arrangement that will last well into the new year. Sandy Gossman will teach you how to produce the perfect centerpiece for your table. Enjoy it in your own home or make it a great gift for another. You will learn how to distinguish between different kinds of evergreens and how to use floral wet foam, wrap, picks and wire. Review basic elements of design and experiment with embellishments such as ribbons and ornaments. Please bring your own clippers and light work gloves. Preregistration is highly encouraged to ensure the availability of materials. Limited enrollment.

Children are welcome accompanied by an adult in making their project. Children who wish to complete a separate project need to pay a separate workshop fee.

$25 members, $30 nonmembers

SNOWSHOEING

Sunday, January 19 • 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Come and test out some snowshoes! Boone County Naturalist Katie Healy will be here to teach participants how to snowshoe on January 19 and February 16. Join us for a discussion about snowshoeing before hitting the trails to experience snowshoeing for yourself. Afterward, regroup in the Hughes Education Building for a cup of hot cocoa. If there’s no snow, join us instead for a winter hike along the same route. Snowshoes will be provided.

Call or email Katie HealyBoone County Naturalist, to register and to reserve your snowshoes in advance 515-230-3285 orkhealy@boonecounty.iowa.gov

Free program.

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SNOWSHOEING

Sunday, February 16 • 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Come and test out some snowshoes! Boone County Naturalist Katie Healy will be here to teach participants how to snowshoe on January 19 and February 16. Join us for a discussion about snowshoeing before hitting the trails to experience snowshoeing for yourself. Afterward, regroup in the Hughes Education Building for a cup of hot cocoa. If there’s no snow, join us instead for a winter hike along the same route. Snowshoes will be provided.

Call or email Katie HealyBoone County Naturalist, to register and to reserve your snowshoes in advance 515-230-3285 orkhealy@boonecounty.iowa.gov

Free program.