My Bloody Valentine
Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 6 – 7 PM
Come seek refuge from the mushiness that goes along with the ‘most romantic day of the year’ and enjoy an alternative to the traditional Valentine’s Day. Join Bryan Bonner of the Rocky Mountain Paranormal Research Society as he regales you with lesser known tales of love and loss from Denver’s heartbreaking past. This is a valentine’s party where conversation hearts, bouquets of roses and public displays of affection have no place and love is a literal battlefield.
Space is limited, and advance registration is recommended. Not suitable for children 12 and under. Program will take place at The Inn at Hudson Gardens.
The Best Roses for Colorado Gardens: New & Overlooked Varieties
Saturday, March 23, 2019, 9 – 11 AM
Growing Roses in Colorado can be as challenging as it is rewarding! There are many new and overlooked rose varieties that thrive in our region and the trick to growing those beautiful roses that will fill your garden with robust blooms, vibrant colors and delectable fragrances is choosing the right ones. Join Dave Ingram, Consulting Rosarian with the Denver Rose Society as he leads you through the basics of rose classification, how to choose roses for a Colorado garden, recommended roses for our climate, and where to find them. We’ll also review best practices for planting, growing and caring for happy, vigorous roses year after year.
Space is limited and advance registration is recommended. Participants will meet at in the classroom at the 'Hudson Residence' Business Offices.
Backyard Composting Workshop
Saturday, March 30, 2019, 10 – 11 AM
This workshop provides an overview of the magical and practical world of compost, with a focus on 'backyard composting' for the home gardener. Facilitated by a certified 'Master Composter' with the Denver Compost Collective, it is geared toward those who intend to start, or improve upon, their own home-based or community-based composting adventure.
Space is limited, advance registration is strongly encouraged. This workshop will wake place indoors and outdoors, please dress accordingly. Participants will meet at in the classroom at the 'Hudson Residence' Business Offices.
Birding in The Gardens: Bird Walks
The last Saturday of each month, January - November, 8 – 11 AM
Walk with us on the wild side! Each month we team with an Audubon Master Birder from the Front Range Birding Company to discover the rich bird habitats of Hudson Gardens. You’ll come away amazed with the local wildlife and learn useful birding techniques, identification tips, and much more! Whether you are new to birding or an experienced birder, there is always something exciting to see through your binoculars!
Early registration is strongly encouraged as participation is limited. This walk will be held outdoors, so please dress for the weather. Participants will meet in front of the Welcome Center by 8 am. Bring snacks, water, and a pair of binoculars.
2019 Bird Walk Schedule:
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Community Drum Circle
The second Tuesday of each month, 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM
$5/adult, $1/child (ages 5-12 years old)
Share your rhythmical spirit in an oasis of beauty! Community drum circles are popping up throughout the nation as a fun way to celebrate community and life through recreational music making. No drumming expertise is necessary and all ages and abilities are welcome to attend this family-friendly event. This guided session will include basic and traditional rhythms, guided imagery, and freestyle.
Sessions may be held outdoors during the summer; please dress for the weather. Regular drummers are strongly encouraged to bring their own percussion. Loaned equipment is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
2019 Community Drum Circle Schedule:
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Whether you are an aspiring beekeeper or want to deepen your knowledge as a practicing beekeeper, there's a class for you! Beekeeping classes are offered year-round with the popular beginner beekeeping series beginning in October of each year.
Class Registration and Cancellation Policy
All programs and classes require advance registration unless otherwise noted. To register for a program online, click the ‘Register Now’ button on the class description, or call the Education Department at (303) 797-8565 ext. 306.
Unless a cancellation policy is specified in a class or program description, the following cancellation policy applies to all Adult Programs. For cancellations received more than two business days prior to the program date, a full refund, minus a 20% cancellation fee, will be issued. Refunds and exchanges will not be issued for missed programs or cancellations made two or fewer business days prior to the program date or for programs with registration fees of $5 or less.
To cancel or modify your registration, please contact the Community Programs and Outreach Department by calling (303) 797-8565 ext. 306 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.