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GARDENS ON SPRING CREEK Gardens on Spring Creek Classes are held at The Gardens unless otherwise noted. Registration is taken only by The Gardens: by phone at 970.416.2486, in-person at 2145 Centre Avenue or online at fcgov.com/gardens. The Gardens does not participate in the Reduced Fee Program. Scholarships are now available to children of families with limited income. Applications are available at fcgov.com/gardens under Youth Programs. Discounts available to Gardens’ members only. Special Events Music in The Gardens See fcgov.com/gardens for musician and pricing 6/23, 7/21, 8/18 Su 6:00 PM Fees Apply ARTiculture & Fine Arts Festival: Celebrating Art in the Garden Don’t miss the opening day of the fifth annual sculpture-on-loan program, ARTiculture, which showcases pieces by local and regional artists displayed throughout The Gardens. This event kicks off with our 2nd annual ARTiculture Fine Arts Festival featuring fine art vendors, entertainment, art workshops, and kids’ activities. 8/3 Sa 10:00 AM-4:00 PM $2 donation Garden a’Fare Experience The Gardens through all your senses. Garden a’Fare is a series of two culinary pairing events highlighting produce grown in the Garden of Eatin’ and local craft beers and selected wines. See fcgov.com/gardens for details. 8/23 F Wine Night 9/7 Sa Craft Beer Night Garden to Fork Experience our Garden to Fork cooking classes. We begin at ground level to learn how to best grow and harvest the produce included in the menu. Afterwards, we travel to the outdoor kitchen to interact and work with the chefs to prepare and cook the dishes. Visit www. fcgov.com/gardens for complete information. Youth Classes Read & Seed Story time plus an educational and hands-on activity. This program will help develop the school readiness skills of early language comprehension and fine motor skills while encouraging creativity, curiosity and exploration of the natural world. This is a parent participation class. Note: Drop-in, Registration not required. No class will be held during the week of 7/1. Class is not discountable. Ongoing M,Tu 10:00-10:45 AM $3 per child Ongoing M,Tu 11:00-11:45 AM $3 per child June Week of 6/3 Classes are for ages 18 years & up unless otherwise noted. Preregistration is highly recommended. Perennial Bloom Tour: Early Summer Sherry Fuller will emphasize The Gardens’ unusual perennial varieties blooming at this time. Learn some of the best new varieties, what conditions they prefer and see how they perform in our garden. Note: $1 discount for members of the Gardens on Spring Creek 6/8 Sa 9:00-10:00 AM $5 For the Love of Lavender From its calming scent to its beautiful blues and purples, what’s not to love about lavender? We cover the basics of growing lavender, including selection, planting, care and harvesting. Also included are recipes that use lavender and ideas for craft projects. Note: $3 discount for members of the Gardens on Spring Creek 6/19 Wed 6:00-8:00 PM $20 Tree Talk & Walk Come walk among the notable trees and talk with our city’s Forester about these fantastic garden gems. A wide variety of unusual tree varieties that thrive in Fort Collins will be discussed including Himalayan white pine, lacebark pine, coffeetree, and others. Note: $1 discount for members of the Gardens on Spring Creek 6/29 Sa 9:00-10:00 AM $5 SUMMER 2013 | FCGOV.COM/RECREATOR Dragonflies Week of 6/17 Wind Wishes Week of 6/10 Worm Bins Adult Classes 72 Perennial Bloom Tour: Summer Stars Explore the Gardens on Spring Creek with one of our expert horticulturists. Sherry Fuller will emphasize The Gardens’ unusual perennial varieties blooming at this time. Learn some of the best new varieties, what conditions they prefer and see how they perform in our garden. Note: $1 discount for members of the Gardens on Spring Creek 7/13 Sa 9:00-10:00 AM $5 Week of 6/24 Flower Press Week of 7/22 Seed to Plant Week of 7/29 Pinwheels Week of 8/19 Carrot Juice Week of 8/26 Salad Dressing July Week of 7/ 8 Can Ice Cream Week of 7/15 Monarch August Week of 8/5 Leaf Tokens Week of 8/12 Bubble Painting Ready! Set! Grow! Mini-camps designed to prepare children for school while learning about gardening and nature through hands-on projects, crafts and books. Your child will gain an understanding of the classroom and practice social skills in a friendly group environment without guardians present. Note: Pre-registration required. $5 discount with a family membership to the Gardens. Terrariums, Twigs & Lemonade 6/18-6/20 Tu,W,Th 9:00-11:00 AM $45 9:00-11:00 AM $45 9:00-11:00 AM $45 Nature Prints & Hot Potatoes 7/16-7/18 Tu,W,Th Slippery Spoons, Paints & Plants 8/13-8/15 Tu,W,Th STAY CONNECTED http://www.fcgov.com/gardens http://www.fcgov.com/gardens http://www.fcgov.com/gardens http://www.fcgov.com/gardens http://www.fcgov.com/gardens http://www.fcgov.com/gardens http://www.FCGOV.COM/RECREATOR

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Recreator - Summer 2013
Program Areas
From Recreation Director
Registration Information
Facility Profiles
Calendar of Events
Adaptive Recreation
Alternative Programs
Medium Intensity
Low Intensity
Aqua Fitness
High Intensity
Aquatics
Adult
Learn-to-Swim
Diving
Lifeguard Training
Adult
Arts & Crafts
Pottery
Youth
Adult
Dance & Movement
Youth
Day Camps
Early Learning
Youth
Parent with Child
Adult
Education & Enrichment
The Farm
Fitness
Gardens on Spring Creek
Speed Skating
Ice Skating
Youth
Youth Hockey
Adult
Outdoor Recreation
Adult
Youth
Adult
Sports
Youth
Youth Team Sports
50 Plus
Clubs & Organizations
Services
Social Opportunities
Events
Trips & Travel
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