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Spring Flowering Walk Twilight Tour- May 10, 5:30 p.m. Spring Flowering Walk Twilight Tour- May 10, 5:30 p.m.

May 10, 2019 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. as early spring emerges in the form of ephemerals, bulbs, hellebores, and peonies. Includes a tram ride. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members. Pre-registration is required.

Our Price: $15.00
Night Skies at Lauritzen Gardens: Summer Night Between New Moon and First Quarter Moon- July 6 Night Skies at Lauritzen Gardens: Summer Night Between New Moon and First Quarter Moon- July 6

July 6, 2019 from 9:30 to 10:30 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 sky under the light of the moon. Participants should bring a flashlight. $5 for members, $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Night Skies at Lauritzen Gardens: Cool Fall Night Between First Quarter and Full Moon- September 7 Night Skies at Lauritzen Gardens: Cool Fall Night Between First Quarter and Full Moon- September 7

September 7, 2019 from 9:30 to 10:30 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 sky under the light of the moon. Participants should bring a flashlight. $5 for members, $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Warbler Walk- May 11 Warbler Walk- May 11

May 11, 2019 at 11 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
Rose Garden Tour- June 9 Rose Garden Tour- June 9

June 9, 2019 at 11 a.m.
Join senior gardener Buffie Elder 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. Following the tour, stop by the Omaha Rose Society's annual Rose Day and Show, on display from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Singing Insects Twilight Tour- August 23 Singing Insects Twilight Tour- August 23

August 23, 2019 at 7:30 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
Conservation Discovery Garden Twilight Tour- September 27 Conservation Discovery Garden Twilight Tour- September 27

September 27, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Join the garden's director of conservation Jim Locklear to discover the native species grown in the conservation discovery garden and learn about the efforts of the conservation programs at Lauritzen Gardens. Includes a tram ride. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Arboretum Fall Color Twilight Tour- October 25 Arboretum Fall Color Twilight Tour- October 25

October 25, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.
Come into our "garden of trees" and celebrate autumn with us and these magnificent specimens. Also explore the Oberman Bird Sanctuary, which attracts different bird species that fly along the great Missouri River. This is a great opportunity to celebrate all that nature provides. This tour is timed for the lovely hours before sunset. A tram ride to the garden is included. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Butterfly Walk with Dr. Ted Burk- June 29 Butterfly Walk with Dr. Ted Burk- June 29

June 29, 2019 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 Dr. Ted Burk 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
Butterfly Walk with Dr. Ted Burk- July 21 Butterfly Walk with Dr. Ted Burk- July 21

July 21, 2019 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 Dr. Ted Burk 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
Butterfly Walk with Dr. Ted Burk- August 3 Butterfly Walk with Dr. Ted Burk- August 3

August 3, 2019 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 Dr. Ted Burk 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
Monarch Walk with Dr. Ted Burk and Joanne Langabee- September 14 Monarch Walk with Dr. Ted Burk and Joanne Langabee- September 14

September 14, 2019 from 10 a.m. to noon
Since butterfly counters in Mexico are seeing 150% more Monarch butterflies this year than last year, we should be seeing higher numbers of Monarchs in the garden this fall. Bring your family for a short classroom presentation, followed by a leisurely guided walk through the garden to spot and count Monarch butterflies. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Bee Spotting Walk- June 23 Bee Spotting Walk- June 23

June 23, 2019 from noon to 1:30 p.m.
In these walks, designed for the whole family, explore Lauritzen Gardens with Tony Sandoval, the "Bee Rescuer", to discover different bee species and the plants they prefer. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Bee Spotting Walk- June 30 Bee Spotting Walk- June 30

June 30, 2019 from noon to 1:30 p.m.
In these walks, designed for the whole family, explore Lauritzen Gardens with Tony Sandoval, the "Bee Rescuer", to discover different bee species and the plants they prefer. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Bee Spotting Walk- July 21 Bee Spotting Walk- July 21

July 21, 2019 from noon to 1:30 p.m.
In these walks, designed for the whole family, explore Lauritzen Gardens with Tony Sandoval, the "Bee Rescuer", to discover different bee species and the plants they prefer. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Bee Spotting Walk- July 28 Bee Spotting Walk- July 28

July 28, 2019 from noon to 1:30 p.m.
In these walks, designed for the whole family, explore Lauritzen Gardens with Tony Sandoval, the "Bee Rescuer", to discover different bee species and the plants they prefer. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Bee Spotting Walk- August 11 Bee Spotting Walk- August 11

August 11, 2019 from noon to 1:30 p.m.
In these walks, designed for the whole family, explore Lauritzen Gardens with Tony Sandoval, the "Bee Rescuer", to discover different bee species and the plants they prefer. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Bee Spotting Walk- August 18 Bee Spotting Walk- August 18

August 18, 2019 from noon to 1:30 p.m.
In these walks, designed for the whole family, explore Lauritzen Gardens with Tony Sandoval, the "Bee Rescuer", to discover different bee species and the plants they prefer. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

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

August 25, 2019 from noon to 1:30 p.m.
In these walks, designed for the whole family, explore Lauritzen Gardens with Tony Sandoval, the "Bee Rescuer", to discover different bee species and the plants they prefer. Cost is $5 for members and $15 for non-members.

Our Price: $15.00
Bird Banding Program- May 18, 9:30 a.m. Bird Banding Program- May 18, 9:30 a.m.

May 18, 2019 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Expert bird bander, Rick Schmid, will highlight the steps and process of bird banding as well as answer questions on bird conservation at this birding program during Nebraska Bird Month. Program will be held in the Arboretum and Oberman Bird Sanctuary. Pre-registration is requested by May 17.

Our Price: $20.00
Shinrin-Yoku: Japanese Forest Bathing with Julie McKeone- May 25, 1 p.m. Shinrin-Yoku: Japanese Forest Bathing with Julie McKeone- May 25, 1 p.m.

May 25, 2019 at 1 to 4 p.m.
Shinrin-yoku is a term that means "taking in the forest atmosphere" or "forest bathing." It was developed in Japan during the 1980s and has become a cornerstone of preventive health care and healing in Japanese medicine. Immerse yourself in nature on this 3 hour session with Julie McKeone and deepen your relationship with the natural world while boosting immune strength, reducing stress, and improving cognitive functioning. Cost for this session is $15 and $20 for non-members. Pre-registration is required.

Our Price: $20.00
Shinrin-Yoku: Japanese Forest Bathing with Julie McKeone- June 15, 1 p.m. Shinrin-Yoku: Japanese Forest Bathing with Julie McKeone- June 15, 1 p.m.

June 15, 2019 at 1 to 4 p.m.
Shinrin-yoku is a term that means "taking in the forest atmosphere" or "forest bathing." It was developed in Japan during the 1980s and has become a cornerstone of preventive health care and healing in Japanese medicine. Immerse yourself in nature on this 3 hour session with Julie McKeone and deepen your relationship with the natural world while boosting immune strength, reducing stress, and improving cognitive functioning. Cost for this session is $15 and $20 for non-members. Pre-registration is required.

Our Price: $20.00
Wine and Roses Twilight Tour- September 6 Wine and Roses Twilight Tour- September 6

September 6, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.
Join a trained docent on a tour of the Robert H. Storz Family Rose Garden and learn about different types of 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 home in the garden. This tour could be your prelude to a wonderfully romantic date or an evening out with friends. A tram ride and one glass of wine are included. Cost is $15 for members and $25 for non-members. Must be 21 to attend.

Our Price: $25.00
Inspiration in Iowa Bus Tour Inspiration in Iowa Bus Tour

August 23, 2019 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Join us for a day trip to Des Moines, Iowa, to visit Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, Reiman Gardens, and the Better Homes & Gardens Test Garden for some wonderful garden inspiration. Visit these gorgeous gardens, bursting with annuals, perennials, and other vibrant plants that you have to see to believe. Cost includes transportation, meals, beverages, and admission to each venue. $100 members, $120 non-members. Pre-registration is required by August 16.

Our Price: $120.00