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Walking Club Kick-Off Walking Club Kick-Off

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 at 8 a.m. The garden walkers wellness program is included with paid garden admission and is free to garden members. Join us for a walk on Tuesday mornings to help you fight stress, strengthen your mind and body and feel rejuvenated. The walking club kick-off event will have healthy snacks, refreshments and speakers providing great information on health-related topics. Please RSVP by filling out the registration form. Admission for non-members will be collected at the front desk on the day of the event. Sponsored by Immanuel Communities.

Night Skies at Lauritzen Gardens: Gibbous Moon Phase- May 2 Night Skies at Lauritzen Gardens: Gibbous Moon Phase- May 2

May 2, 2020 from 8:30 to 10 p.m.
Join the Omaha Astronomical Society for a series of outdoor viewing parties. Participants can observe faint deep-sky objects, planets, and the moon in the darkness of the garden. In this session, participants will take the tram out to the middle of the garden to enjoy a look at the moon in its gibbous phase. Participants should bring a flashlight. $5 for members, $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Warbler Walk- May 2 Warbler Walk- May 2

May 2, 2020 at 9 a.m.
Located in the riverfront hills near downtown Omaha, Lauritzen Gardens hosts a surprising diversity of bird life. The list of 143 species sighted at the garden includes 23 different warblers, beautiful little birds that migrate up the Missouri River in spring. In celebration of Nebraska Migratory Bird Month in May, director of conservation Jim Locklear will lead a walking tour of Lauritzen Gardens that will highlight the natural history of these captivating travelers. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members. Pre-registration is required.

Our Price: $15.00
Wild Bees of Nebraska and Beyond- May 16 Wild Bees of Nebraska and Beyond- May 16

May 16, 2020 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Bee Lab for a series on one of our favorite pollinators, bees! Learn about the wild bees of Nebraska in the classroom, and then explore the garden to search for these busy pollinators. Cost is $10 for members and $20 for non-members.

Our Price: $20.00
Spring Flowering Walk Twilight Tour- May 22, 5:30 p.m. Spring Flowering Walk Twilight Tour- May 22, 5:30 p.m.

May 22, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.
Join a trained docent to view the spring flowering walk, which includes our magnificent flowering crabapples, peonies, lilacs, and other spring bloomers. Includes a tram ride. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members. Pre-registration is required.

Our Price: $15.00
Pollinator-friendly Pest Management Approaches- June 6 Pollinator-friendly Pest Management Approaches- June 6

June 6, 2020 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Bee Lab for a series on one of our favorite pollinators, bees! Learn about some pollinator-friendly pest management approaches in the classroom, and then explore the garden to search for busy pollinators. Cost is $10 for members and $20 for non-members.

Our Price: $20.00
Roses at Twilight Tour- June 12 Roses at Twilight Tour- June 12

June 12, 2020 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
In celebration of National Red Rose Day, join Don Swanson of the Omaha Rose Society on a tour of the Robert H. Storz Family Rose Garden and learn about different types of roses (including hybrid tea, floribunda, grandiflora, and shrub roses), what care they need and what works well here in Omaha. Ask questions and enjoy the more than 2,000 plants that make their homes in the garden. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members and includes a tram ride.

Our Price: $15.00
Plants for Pollinators- June 13 Plants for Pollinators- June 13

June 13, 2020 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Bee Lab for a series on one of our favorite pollinators, bees! Learn about some pollinator-friendly plants in the classroom, and then explore the garden to search for busy bees and other pollinators. Cost is $10 for members and $20 for non-members.

Our Price: $20.00
Butterfly Walk- June 20 Butterfly Walk- June 20

June 20, 2020 from 10 a.m. to noon
With a wealth of garden plantings, landscape features, and natural areas, Lauritzen Gardens provides habitat for a variety of wildlife, including more than 50 species of butterflies. Join us to learn which butterflies visit throughout the season, how to attract them to your garden areas, and how to keep them coming back year after year as you sight butterflies and find butterfly "hot spots" in the garden on a guided butterfly walk. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Bee Spotting Walk- June 27 Bee Spotting Walk- June 27

June 27, 2020 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
In these walks, designed for the whole family, explore Lauritzen Gardens to discover different bee species and the plants they prefer. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Managed Honey Bees and Their Role to Food Security- July 18 Managed Honey Bees and Their Role to Food Security- July 18

July 18, 2020 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Bee Lab for a series on one of our favorite pollinators, bees! Learn about managed honey bees and their role to food security, and then explore the garden to search for busy bees and other pollinators. Cost is $10 for members and $20 for non-members.

Our Price: $20.00
Butterfly Walk- July 19 Butterfly Walk- July 19

July 19, 2020 from 10 a.m. to noon
With a wealth of garden plantings, landscape features, and natural areas, Lauritzen Gardens provides habitat for a variety of wildlife, including more than 50 species of butterflies. Join us to learn which butterflies visit throughout the season, how to attract them to your garden areas, and how to keep them coming back year after year as you sight butterflies and find butterfly "hot spots" in the garden on a guided butterfly walk. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Bee Spotting Walk- July 25 Bee Spotting Walk- July 25

July 25, 2020 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
In these walks, designed for the whole family, explore Lauritzen Gardens to discover different bee species and the plants they prefer. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Stressors on Bee Health- August 1 Stressors on Bee Health- August 1

August 1, 2020 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Bee Lab for a series on one of our favorite pollinators, bees! Learn about key stressors on bee health, and then explore the garden to search for busy bees and other pollinators. Cost is $10 for members and $20 for non-members.

Our Price: $20.00
Singing Insects Twilight Tour- August 28 Singing Insects Twilight Tour- August 28

August 28, 2020 from 8 to 9 p.m.
Join Dr. Ted Burk on a guided tour of the garden at twilight, when the insect chorale performance is at its peak. Learn to identify different insects by their song. Includes a tram ride. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Landscape Management Practices for Pollinator Conservation- August 29 Landscape Management Practices for Pollinator Conservation- August 29

August 29, 2020 from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Join the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's Bee Lab for a series on one of our favorite pollinators, bees! Learn about landscape management practices for pollinator conservation, and then explore the garden to search for busy bees and other pollinators. Cost is $10 for members and $20 for non-members.

Our Price: $20.00
Night Skies at Lauritzen Gardens: Showpiece Planets- Jupiter and Saturn- August 29 Night Skies at Lauritzen Gardens: Showpiece Planets- Jupiter and Saturn- August 29

August 29, 2020 from 9:30 to 11 p.m.
Join the Omaha Astronomical Society for a series of outdoor viewing parties. Participants can observe faint deep-sky objects, planets, and the moon in the darkness of the garden. In this session, participants will take the tram out to the middle of the garden to view the moon, as well as Jupiter and Saturn's return to the night sky. Participants should bring a flashlight. $5 for members, $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00