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The Gardens on Spring Creek Adult Classes are for ages 18 & up unless otherwise noted. Pre-registration is highly recommended. The Portable Journey © Artist’s Theme Journaling Workshop Series  Tend to your inner garden this winter with this fun and inspiring theme-journaling workshop series. Gain confidence with your drawing and painting skills and craft your own journal and/or art cards. Think gift-giving! Sharpen your creative edge and find that cozy place in your creative zone. Take your Portable Journey© and practice journaling wherever you go.  Note: $5 discount for members of The Gardens on Spring Creek. Supply list provided. This class is offered on 3 week rotations. The Gardens on Spring Creek Classes will be held at The Gardens on Spring Creek, 2145 Centre Avenue, unless otherwise noted. Registration is taken only by The Gardens: by phone 970.416.2486, in-person at 2145 Centre Avenue or online at 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 under Youth Programs. Discounts available to Gardens’ members only. Pre-registration is highly recommended. Special Events Garden of Lights Stroll through the whimsically decorated and twinkling Gardens lit by thousands of LED lights. See your favorite perennial flower beds, a brilliant blue LED pond, and a Primordial Forest – all created entirely from holiday lights!  During the weekends, visit with Santa, listen to holiday music, see the Sugar Plum Furries (canine fairies), and enjoy warm drinks. 12/6–1/1 Su–Sa 5:00–9:00 PM $2 Suggested Donation Holiday Gifts & Plants from the Gardens Looking for a unique present for that someone special? We offer one-stop shopping in our Gift Shop at The Gardens in addition to offering holiday plants grown and nurtured in our greenhouse. Choose from poinsettias, amaryllis, Christmas cactuses, herb baskets, and rosemary topiaries. Watch our website for details. 12/3–12/17 Tu 2:30–5:30 PM $60 1/7–1/21 Tu 2:30–5:30 PM $60 1/28–2/11 Tu 2:30–5:30 PM $60 2/18–3/4 Tu 2:30–5:30 PM $60 Create A Christmas Wreath Join in the fun of creating your own natural holiday wreath from scratch on a 14 inch frame. You will be attaching evergreens to the frame and embellishing that base with a wide variety of natural materials and a bow. Examples, instructions, assistance and materials will be provided. Note: $5 discount for members of The Gardens on Spring Creek. Bring gloves and any favorite item you envision for your wreath (special bows, keepsakes, unique natural materials, etc.). 12/8 Su 1:00–3:00 PM $25 Ornamental Gardening in Northern Colorado For new gardeners and newcomers to the area! Class covers the basics of ornamental gardening topics, without great detail. Discussions on how gardening here is different, composting and mulching, how and when to plant and how to water. The best trees, shrubs, vines, ornamental grasses and perennials will be highlighted. Note: For information on edible gardening, see Edible Gardening in Northern Colorado. $5 discount for members of The Gardens on Spring Creek. 1/25 Sa 9:00 AM –Noon $25 High Plains Landscape Workshop – Saturday, February 22 The High Plains Landscape Workshop, a one-day workshop for homeowners and professionals designed to promote high-quality, sustainable landscapes that reflect a sense of place in Colorado’s northern Front Range. The featured keynote speaker is Kelly Norris, an award-winning author and plantsman from Iowa.  More info can be found at Recreator Winter 2014 73

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Recreator - Winter 2014
From Recreation Director
Registration Information
Facility Profiles
Adaptive Recreation
Alternative Programs
Low Intensity
Aqua Fitness
Medium Intensity
High Intensity
Lifeguard Training
Arts & Crafts
Dance & Movement
Early Learning
Parent with Child
Education & Enrichment
The Farm
Gardens on Spring Creek
Ice Skating
Speed Skating
Youth Hockey
Outdoor Recreation
Special Events
Youth Team Sports
50 Plus
Clubs & Organizations
Social Opportunities
Trips & Travel
Age Index

Recreator - Winter 2014