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MOUNTS BOTANICAL GARDEN to Host 29 Healthy & Informative Events in October

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - EntSun -- (West Palm Beach, FL – September 13, 2021) Friends of the Mounts Botanical Garden will be hosting 29 outstanding open-air events in October, including the popular annual Palm & Cycad Sale, art classes, Dogs' Day in the Garden, wellness walks, horticultural events, and the long awaited public Opening Day for MOAI at Mounts.

"Palm Beach County's oldest and largest botanical garden is inviting garden enthusiasts, plant lovers, and proud 'green-thumbers' of all ages to come out and enjoy some of our many safe, healthy and happy horticultural activities in October, including the much-anticipated opening of our new permanent exhibition, MOAI at Mounts Botanical Garden," says Curator-Director Rochelle Wolberg.

Art Events

October 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, 21, 26, 28

Watercolor at the Garden

Tuesday & Thursday, 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
$20 for members; $25 for nonmembers (includes full Garden admission)

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Registration is required; class size is limited to 15 adults.

Share your love of art and nature with fellow art enthusiasts. Each class begins with an instructor-led Nature Walk for inspiration and to capture reference photos to use in class. The group will then move indoors, where Carl Stoveland will start with a quick demo topic then assist participants in choosing a subject and getting started on a watercolor. Bring pencils, pens, paints sketchpad or watercolor pad, (or journal) and your favorite photographic device (i.e., cell phone camera or tablet). Classes are open to adults only at all levels, from novice to experienced artist, and will be tailored to each student.

To register, visit https://www.mounts.org/events/

October 22

It's in the Bag

Friday 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

$35 for members; $45 for nonmembers

Materials Fee: $7 per person to be paid to instructor at the start of class; cash or credit cards accepted

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Registration is required; workshop is limited to 20 adults.

Reduce your need for plastic while making a fashion statement at the farmers market or beach with your own original fabric tote bag. Each participant will design a large canvas zipper tote bag using various fabric paints, photo transfers, stamps, and stencils. A variety of techniques will offer a wide range of options to create a functional work of art! Workshop will be led by artist, Andrea Huffman.

+  Optional materials to bring include disposable gloves, apron, or other covering; stencils, stamps, or stickers (such a letters or numbers); small black and white image (4 x 6-ish) printed on photocopy or laser printer, but no inkjet prints.

To register, please visit https://www.mounts.org/events/.

Available for Interview:

Rochelle Wolberg, Curator-Director

Mounts Botanical Garden

561.233.1730 / rwolberg@pbcgov.org

Media Contact:

Gary Schweikhart

PR-BS, Inc.

561.756.4298

gary@pr-bs.net

Source: PR by Schweikhart
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