Pollinator Garden Class – How to Build a Spring Butterfly Garden
Thursday, March 16 from 5:15pm to 7:15pm
In conjunction with Butterfly Wonderland’s Spring Plant sale (March 18 & 19), guests are invited to a special class presented by Butterfly Wonderland’s Master Gardener and Director of Education, Adriane Grimaldi, to learn how to build a butterfly garden. Find out which host and nectar plants butterflies love! Get inspiration with a guided tour of Butterfly Wonderland’s outdoor butterfly garden and after class, shop from a wide selection of plants from sponsor Civano Growers. Plant prices range from $14.95 to $29.95. Also on sale are hand-carved/painted gourds and hummingbird feeders created by Butterfly Wonderland volunteers Don and Candy Miller.
The class is free for Butterfly Wonderland members and $25.00 for non-members. Registration is required. Register on EventBrite here or call (480) 800-3000, ext. 204 for more info on how to register.
Proceeds from the class/sale benefit the Butterfly Wonderland Foundation.
Butterfly Wonderland Spring Plant Sale – Sponsored by Civano Growers
Saturday, March 18 from 9am to 4pm
Sunday, March 19 from 9am to Noon
Visit our popular annual plant sale and choose from beautiful spring plants to enhance your butterfly, hummingbird, and bee friendly gardens. Our resident Master Gardener will be on hand to answer plant questions.
Plant prices range from $14.95 to $29.95. Check out “Grab & Go” Plant Kits with 1-gallon host and nectar plants. Grab & Go 4-packs; $50.
All proceeds from the spring plant sale support the mission and programs of the Butterfly Wonderland Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to conservation-based education and initiatives.
Mindfulness Drawing Class
Saturday, March 25
9am – 10am
Join mindfulness art coach, Valmere Kasala as she gently guides participants to discover their inner artistic drawing skills. Students in this class will learn to embrace the process and focus fully on putting pencil to paper to create personal, meaningful artwork depicting different stages of a butterfly’s lifecycle.
Ages 18 & up; $30/person. Pre-registration is required. Register on EventBrite here or call (480) 800-3000, ext. 206 for more info on how to register.
Waking Up with Butterflies
Saturday, March 25
8:30am to 9:00am
Enjoy a quiet hour photographing butterflies, birds, or reptiles. Director of Animal Care & Entomologist Derek Kellogg will be available to answer questions from guests about butterflies, plants, and the rainforest environment.
Ages 18 & up; $28.95 for public (includes admission). FREE for members. Registration required. Call (480) 800-3000, ext. 206 for more info on how to register.
Yoga in the Rainforest
Thursday, March 30
5:15 – 6:15pm; check in 5pm
Yoga is back! Practice yoga in the peaceful and magical surroundings of the Butterfly Conservatory featuring thousands of beautiful fluttering butterflies. This hour-long class will guide guests through a series of yoga poses that help build strength and gain flexibility.
Ages 18 & up; $30/person. Pre-registration required. Register on EventBrite here or call (480) 800-3000, ext. 206 for more info on how to register.
Guided Meditation for Beginners
Friday, March 31
5:00pm – 6:00pm
Quiet the mind and relax! Join instructor Cinthia Martell as she teaches participants to access a natural state of relaxation, calmness, and serenity through this hour-long meditation practice. Class begins with a short walk through the Butterfly Conservatory but takes place among the cocoons and chrysalises in the peaceful Chrysalis Emergence Gallery. Bring a mat, water, a small pillow, and wear comfortable clothing.
Ages 18 & up; $30/person. Pre-registration is required. Register on EventBrite here or call (480) 800-3000, ext. 206 for info on how to register.