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ASCEND TO BETTER BIRDING CLASSES
by Paddy Cunningham
Join Paddy Cunningham, one of Florida's top birding guides and owner of Birding Adventures, at Flamingo Gardens for a series of Birding Classes which will reveal the secrets of bird watching. All classes include a workshop with instructional materials, and an educational walk-about to help reinforce the day's teaching. Participants should wear comfortable shoes and appropriate attire. Notebooks and field guides are suggested but not mandatory. Water will be provided and cameras are welcome.
All Classes include admission to Flamingo Gardens for the day. $25 Non-members ages 12+, $10 Members ages 12+. Narrated Tram Tours is additional price. Seating is limited. Pre-registration is suggested and tickets may be purchased online below. Call (954) 473-2955 for more information.
Sunday, September 14, 2-5pm
Ascend to Better Birding
Sunday, September 21, 2-5pm
Sunday, October 19, 2-5pm
Birding by Season: Right Place, Right Time
Or CLICK HERE for Registration Form to mail of fax back to Flamingo Gardens.
AMERICAN ORCHID SOCIETY JUDGING
by the West Palm Beach Judging Center
Monthly orchid judging takes place at Flamingo Gardens the fourth Saturday of each month (except December), and the public is invited to observe the judging process. The West Palm Beach Judging Center of the American Orchid Society encourages everyone to bring orchids in for judging. It's a great way to learn about orchids, and most monthly meetings also include educational presentations.
Visit www.wpbjudging.org for plant entry procedures and more information
April 26, Presentation at 12:30pm, Judging from 2-4pm
Dorothy Bennett, "AOS Judging Ethics"
May 24, Presentation at 12:30pm, Judging from 2-4pm
June 28, Presentation at 12:30pm, Judging from 2-4pm
July 26, Presentation at 12:30pm, Judging from 2-4pm
August 23, Presentation at 12:30pm, Judging from 2-4pm
September 27, Presentation at 12:30pm, Judging from 2-4pm
October 25, Presentation at 12:30pm, Judging from 2-4pm
November 22, Presentation at 12:30pm, Judging from 2-4pm
December 20, Presentation at 12:30pm, Judging from 2-4pm
Contact Carol Holdren at (561) 212-4876 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
American Orchid Society and Flamingo Gardens Members are admitted free; complimentary participation for non-members with paid admission to Flamingo Gardens.
CLICK HERE for latest Press Release about AOS Judging at Flamingo Gardens.
FLAMINGO GARDENS CAMERA CLUB
co-chairs Lorenzo Cassina and Pat Birdsong
Monthly meetings take place the second (or third) Saturday of every month at Flamingo Gardens. Once a month, Camera Club members enjoy early entry to Flamingo Gardens to capture morning light and a meeting with lectures, tips, and lessons from award winning wildlife and landscape photographers. Camera Club members are also eligible to participate in an annual Gallery exhibit and receive one free pass for a photo friend to join them for early entry.
January 11, Early Entry 8am, Meeting at 10am
February 8, Early Entry 8am, Meeting at 10am
March 15, Early Entry 8am, Meeting at 10am
April 12, Early Entry 8am, Meeting at 10am
May 17, Early Entry 8am, Meeting at 10am
June 21, Early Entry 8am, Meeting at 10am
July 12, Early Entry 8am, Meeting at 10am
August 16, Early Entry 8am, Meeting at 10am
September 13, Early Entry 8am, Meeting at 10am
October 11, Early Entry 8am, Meeting at 10am
November 8, Early Entry 8am, Meeting at 10am
December 13, Early Entry 8am, Meeting at 10am
Contact Pat Birdsong at (954) 473-2955 x134 or email email@example.com for more information.
You must be a current member of Flamingo Gardens to participate in the Camera Club. Camera Club dues are an additional $100 to help defray the cost of the meetings and lectures.
CLICK HERE TO JOIN CAMERA CLUB AND PAY MEMBERSHIP DUES
THE ART OF BONSAI
Instructors Marcia Fung Sang & Art Cid
Learn traditional Japanese techniques working on your own Bonsai using a variety of plant species including subtropical natives. Workshop includes instructions on methods of wiring, pruning, potting and maintaining Bonsai.
Saturdays, 9:00 am to noon
Current Workshop dates:
May 17, 31, June 7, 21, July 19, 26, 2014
Next Workshop dates:
Aug. 9,16, Sept. 6, Nov. 1, Dec. 6, 13, 2014
6 class session: $30 for members, $40 for non-members
plus optional costs to purchase your results.
Call 954-473-2955 for more information. Registration is limited.
WATERCOLOR & WATER MEDIA
For the Beginner and Intermediate Painter
instructor Barbara Dix
Join watercolor instructor Barbara Dix on select Wednesdays from 1pm to 4pm for 6 days of Traditional watercolor instruction for beginning and intermediate painters. Learn color theory, composition, & design fundamentals. For more information about Barbara Dix and view her paintings go to: www.barbaradix.us
May 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18, 25, 2014
1:00pm to 4:00pm
September 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 2014
Noon to 4:00pm
Workshop is $135 for members/ $145 non-members.
Class size is limited. Pre-registration for entire series is required.
Supplies not included. Click here for list of supplies needed.
For more information or to register call the Education Department at 954-473-2955 ext 115.