26 May--Spring Herbs for Health--$10--@ Old Town Flowers--What herbs are useful for our bodies and spirits in Spring? This short class will focus on first aid herbs to gather in the spring (plantain, chickweed, violets), cleansing herbs (dandelion, burdock leaves, nettle) and how to use them in teas, tinctures and salves. Make and take home your own herbal oil or vinegar. Register and pay HERE.
1 June--Watercolor Flower Painting Class--$30--5:30-7:30pm--@ Hopscotch Bakery--Learn how to paint watercolor portraits of your favorite flowers! Designed for beginner watercolorists but advanced students are welcome. All supplies provided. Register and pay HERE.
21 June--Summer Solstice Flowers/Herbs--$15--@ Old Town Flowers--The bounty of Summer and the longest day of the year are reason to celebrate with Mother Nature's most beautiful offerings! This evening class will focus on the magic and mystery of flowers and herbs: how ancient cultures used herbs/flowers in seasonal ceremonies and food, how certain plants came to be named, transforming plants into medicine, and more. Each participant will make and take home their custom flower/herbal culinary salt or sugar. Register and pay HERE.
25-29 June--Kids Flower Camp--CANCELLED
21 July--Summer Herbs--$25--9-12AM--@ Old Town Flowers--Plants + Potions for Grown Up Muggles--The same theme as my camp for kids but for adults! We'll talk about the magical, historical and mysterious world of plants. Focus will be on herbs, especially herbs available at this time. Take home a tincture or tea blend. Click HERE for more info and registration. (Limit 5 participants/must be 18 or older)
23-27 July--Plants + Potions Camp for Kids--@ Old Town Flowers--Come explore the magical, mysterious and mythical world of plants! Click HERE for more info and registration.
5 August--Flower Arranging--@ Champaign Public Library--2-3pm--more info and registration coming soon!!
September--Flower Crowns @ Allerton--the bounty of late summer flowers from Allerton and Old Town Flowers will be used to craft flower crowns fit for queens and kings! More info and registration coming SOON!!