“I was a school administrator and teacher for 20 years so I’m picky and I loved everything about this class!”
— Bobbi Cummins
KIND Yoga Series
- Every Tuesday Evening
- 5:45 – 6:45pm
- Inside the Crystal Bridge
- FREE for members; $10 nonmembers
This is a great, all-levels Vinyasa-style class led by Alexis Persico, who has a loyal following at the Gardens and This Land Yoga. Class participants should bring a yoga mat and water. We’ll meet inside the Crystal Bridge. Drop in for a session or two, or enjoy the entire series! Sponsored by KIND Healthy Snacks.
Pre-Easter Spring Dinner with Chef’s Kamala Gamble and Barbara Mock
- Children’s Garden or South Lobby depending on weather
- Members: $75 per person/$140 per couple; Nonmembers: $80 per person/$150 per couple
- Registration requested by Tuesday, March 31
- Ages 21 and up; Attire chic and breezy
Join us for a night of fantastic food, wine, education, and conversation. Kamala Gamble and Barbara Mock, chefs and gardeners extraordinaire, will delight you with a four-course meal made with local, fresh, seasonal produce. Kamala will introduce each course and discuss where the foods came from, how they were grown, and the transformation from delicious produce to delightful dish. You’ll love this intimate setting and the chance to learn from the pros.
Saturday, April 11, 11am-1pm
Painting in the Gardens Series with Wine and Palette
- Pavilion Lawn
- Members $10; please call to 405-227-0230 to register and receive your discounted rate.
- Non-members $20; please register online at wineandpalette.com/Calendar.asp.
- All ages; walk-ups welcome
Wine and Palette instructors will show you how to paint spring scenes on terra-cotta pots. One Saturday each month from April to October, Wine and Palette will be at the Gardens to assist you in creating a unique piece of art. Participants will be given instruction and shown proper steps to create a unique and personal work of art.
Saturday and Sunday, April 11 and 12, 11am – 5pm
Spring Plant Sale
Choose from hundreds of beautiful perennials, annuals, herbs and vegetables, including hard-to-find plants for the connoisseur and indestructible plants for those who need them. Myriad Botanical Garden members receive $1 off for every $10 in plants purchased!
Saturday and Sunday, April 11 and 12, 1 – 4pm
Come and Go Container Garden Workshop
- Registration requested by Tuesday, April 7
Purchase a container and soil on site and consult with horticulturist Dr. Ann Fleener as she helps you select plants suitable for your specific needs. Ann will guide you through planting a beautiful container garden and give you tips for maintaining it to last all season long.
Wednesday, April 15, 2:30 – 4pm
Spring Volunteer Orientation
- Crystal Bridge 2nd Floor Conference Room
Seeking wonderful volunteers for the Gardens! We need great volunteer help with our special events, education, guided tours, basic gardening and much more! Fill out a volunteer application online at myriadgardens.org and come to our spring orientation to get started. Call Toni Lee, Director of Volunteer & Visitor Services at 405.445.7087 to get the dirt on volunteering at the Gardens.
Thursday, April 30, Noon – 1pm
Brown Bag Lunch Speaker Series: Dig a Ten Dollar Hole
- Crystal Bridge 2nd Floor Conference Room
Healthy soil yields healthy plants, but what is healthy soil and how do we achieve it? Come listen as soil expert Sam Minick, of Minick Materials, walks us through achieving and maintaining healthy soil. You won’t want to miss this! As the saying goes, “Dig a ten dollar hole for a one dollar plant!”
Thursday, April 30, 6-7:30pm
Mindful Living: Practical Skills to Reboot Your Brain and Improve Your Health with Murali Krishna, MD, DLFAPA
- Location TBD
- Registration required by Monday, April 27
- Member $15; Non-member $20
Living in a high speed, fast food, multi-tasking world can leave you feeling frustrated and frazzled – far from the peaceful, joyful life you could be living. Join R. Murali Krishna, M.D., President & COO of INTEGRIS Mental Health and Co-Founder & President INTEGRIS James L. Hall, Jr. Center for Mind, Body & Spirit as he teaches you practical skills to help you “reboot” your brain and improve your health through more mindful living. A portion of the proceeds from this event will go to endow the Dr. R. Murali Krishna Family Eliminate the Stigma of Mental Illness Award through the INTEGRIS Foundation.