Meditation Club

Saturday, October 4, 2014 by

Saturday, October 4, 2014 9:30am – 10:30am Do you have a busy lifestyle and need to slow down and see the beauty in the world around you?  The tranquil gardens at Klehm will be the backdrop for a new meditation class held weekly on Saturday mornings.  Join this new class and learn the practice of Vipassana meditation. Purpose of Vipassanā Meditation To calm and clear the mind To view the world with clarity To find balance within the self Where, when, and what to bring Weekly on Saturdays at 9:30 A.M to 10:30 A.M. at Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden.  Nothing is needed, but feel free to bring a cushion, pillow, meditation stool, or anything of comfort to sit on as the session will last roughly an hour and will be held outside in...

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Wine Tasting & Luminary Walk...

Friday, September 26, 2014 by

Friday, September 26 7:00pm to 9:00pm Take a stroll through our illuminated paths while enjoying an evening wine tasting in the beautiful Fountain Garden compliments of PRP Wine International featuring multiple wine tasting stations.  Twinkling lights, hors d’oerves and live music by the Firelight Dimmers complete the evening. This event is dedicated to the members who continually support Klehm Arboretum and our mission.  We encourage you to bring friends new to Klehm so they can discover the many things our gardens have to offer for themselves. To show our gratitude for your ongoing commitment to Klehm and our community, memberships can be purchased or renewed during the wine tasting at a 20% discount. $20 per person  |  $15 Members Contact Sarah for groups of 10 or more. or 815-965-8146 You may purchase tickets...

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Mark Dwyer Presentation

Saturday, September 20, 2014 by

Saturday, September, 20 10:00am-11:30am Mark Dwyer, Director of Horticulture at Rotary Gardens in Janesville, will give a presentation focused on a few shade plants that are good performers, not just new plants that have not been trialed. There is a lot to consider: type of shade, soil conditions, moisture, maintenance and more. You’ll learn what questions to ask in order to purchase the right perennials for a shady area. Members: Free Public: Included with admission.   Mark Dwyer’s presentation is hosted by the John and Pauline Cook Horticultural Lecture Series...

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Big Daddy Woo Woo

Sunday, August 17, 2014 by

Sunday, August 17, 2014 Doors open at 4:00pm, concert at 6:00pm If dancing and just plain having a good time is what you like to do, this concert is for you! A very well seasoned band with years of musical experience. Big Daddy Woo Woo has opened up for “KC and The Sunshine Band”, played with members of “The Time”, opened up for “Confunkshun”, opened up for “38 Special” and also played after “Earth, Wind & Fire” as the finale for the Beloit Riverfest!   The Gardens close at 3:00pm that day and reopen at 4:00pm for the concert. Come Out And Be Part Of The Fun! Concerts are held outdoors on the lawn in Klehm’s magnificent Fountain Garden. Bring a chair, pillow or blanket and a picnic dinner. Concerts are held rain or shine! We have a rain site.   Woodfire...

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Youth Nature Program

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 by

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 9:00am – 11:00am   University of Illinois Extension and Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden invite kids ages 6 to 12 to be Young Explorers this summer at Klehm Arboretum, 2715 S. Main St., Rockford. Young Explorers is a new summer program co-sponsored by Klehm Arboretum and U of I Extension. Sessions will be led by U of I Extension staff with help from Master Gardener, Master Naturalist and Klehm Arboretum volunteers, and will feature fun, interactive and educational activities designed to celebrate nature while exploring the beautiful grounds at Klehm Arboretum. Classes will meet on Tuesday mornings in June and July, from 9 to 11 a.m. See below for exact dates. Young Explorers may sign up for as few or as many sessions as you wish. Each class is $5....

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Saturday June Band July 20th

Sunday, July 20, 2014 by

Sunday, July 20, 2014 Doors open at 4:00pm, concert at 6:00pm The Saturday June Band plays rock favorites from classic to contemporary and has performed at Navy Pier and Chicagofest. The band plays with an infectious enthusiasm that draws in the listener and makes you want to get out there and dance to those songs you know so well. Woodsong Concerts are held outdoors on the lawn in Klehm’s magnificent Fountain Garden. Bring a chair, pillow or blanket and a picnic dinner. Concerts are held rain or shine! We have a rain site. Concert Tickets Members: $5 Non-Members: $10 Children under 12 are free. Tickets can be purchased at the door.   Purchase a Membership               Saturday June Band...

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