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Impressionism to 1920:4 Painters & Their Influence(16+)

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Connect or rediscover with the influences of contemporary art, focusing on four major painters: Monet, van Gogh, Picasso and Matisse, and their influences. View their work, and we’ll discuss ideas related to how their focus on light, color and space transformed art from realism to abstraction.

Wednesday Jan 29th, 1pm - 3pm

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

Garden Design Implementation

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

You have the design; you have the client; you have the funding—now what? Lectures will focus on the steps necessary to carry a project from a finished design through to a built landscape. Course projects will include the preparation of construction details and documents, technical specifications, and cost estimates.  Prerequisites: Graphics...

Wednesday Jan 8th, 6:30pm - 9pm

  (10 sessions)

10 sessions

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Dwarf Conifers

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Dwarf conifers are excellent additions to any garden, particularly for adding four-season interest. Broaden your plant knowledge and design palette with this illustrated lecture and Garden tour. Learn to identify and use dwarf conifers for big impact. 

Saturday Apr 11th, 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Gardening Techniques: Session B

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Learn tips and techniques used by professional gardeners through a combination of lecture and hands-on activities. Acquire solid gardening skills and determine best management practices. Topics range from general grounds maintenance, winterization, plantings, and other horticultural practices. This is a pre-professional class designed for students...

Saturday Jan 25th, 7:30am - 10:30am

  (6 sessions)

6 sessions

Gardening Techniques: Session C

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Students will be introduced to professional gardening through a combination of lecture and hands-on activities. They will focus on acquiring solid gardening skills, learning a variety of techniques, and developing the ability to determine best practices.  Prerequisite: Botany 1.  A supply list will be sent with your confirmation. Please...

Saturday Mar 21st, 10:30am - 1:30pm

  (6 sessions)

6 sessions

Past Life Regression Intensive

at Infinity Foundation - Highland Park 1280 Old Skokie Valley Rd, Highland Park, Illinois 60035

Cycles of behavior, feelings, and relationships relate to past lives. They may include quirks, fears, struggles, choices, hopes, and dreams. Through past life regression, you can more readily understand yourself and the changes you desire. In many cases, the health issues and blocks you have in this life are rooted in your past lives which, if not...

Saturday Feb 1st, 10am - 4:30pm

Conflict Management Training

at Knowledgehut

Conflicts are inevitable when people with different personalities and goals are put together to work in the same environment. Quite often, the clash that results leads to extreme anger and animosity, and this can have a very disruptive effect on the entire team. As a leader, you are often called upon to defuse the situation and resolve differences...

Friday Dec 13th, 9am - 5pm

Portfolio Preparation

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 280 S Columbus Dr, Chicago, Illinois 60603

Open to students of all disciplines, this course will help you craft a portfolio that combines imagery, composition, text, and narrative to most successfully showcase your creativity, skills, and passions. Each session will be comprised of a workshop and lecture with an emphasis on documentation, narrative development, curation, and verbal presentation. ...

Monday Feb 3rd, 6pm - 9pm

  (5 sessions)

5 sessions

Bioregional Herbalism Course

at The Resiliency Institute - Naperville 10S404 Knoch Knolls Rd, Naperville, Illinois 60565

Bioregional Herbalism is a pathway to natural wellness. Discover how to engage with bioregional plants as allies and develop personal intuition and connection. Learn the basics of body systems, herbal terminology, and common herbal preparations with a focus on nourishment, wellness, prevention and support. During each Sunday class, discover several...

Sunday Mar 15th, 9am - 4pm

  (9 sessions)

9 sessions

Permaculture Forest Gardener Series

at The Resiliency Institute - Naperville 10S404 Knoch Knolls Rd, Naperville, Illinois 60565

This highly interactive Permaculture Forest Gardener course will introduce you to permaculture and teach you the basics of forest garden design through in-class lecture and hands-on projects. Learn how to transform your own yard, school, workplace or park into an edible forest garden.  Forest gardens are modeled after woodlands – planted...

Saturday Feb 8th, 9am - 12pm

  (9 sessions)

9 sessions

Expecting Twins

at Twiniversity - North Center 3905 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60613

Expecting twins? Our twins classes will prepare you for everything you need to know BEFORE the twins arrive (including what you need to buy!) and AFTER the twins arrive through their first 6 months of life. It’s the perfect way to get ready to bring home your dynamic duo! The class is taught over two evenings. Day 1 covers preparing for your twins’...

Wednesday Jan 15th, 5:45pm - 9:30pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

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From Italy to America: Talk Lifestyle

at La Scuola at Eataly Chicago - Near North Side 43 E Ohio St 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60611

Curious about the Italian culture? Join us for a monthly round table discussion focused on Italian-American and modern Italian culture through art, music, language, culture, and of course – great food and drink! In this class, we’ll explore the lifestyle of Italians through food and drink with author and expert nutritionist Carol Amendola D’Anca....

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"Know Maintenance" Gardens

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Roy Diblik connects well-performing perennials for our region to maintenance and planting style. His design concept includes stylized perennial garden grids placing plants that live well together.  Diblik calls this style “Know Maintenance” gardening, a fresh and innovative approach to easy-care gardens. He has put this style into place in...

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Cheers to the Publican (Demo & Book Signing)

at Marcel's Culinary Experience - Glen Ellyn 490 N Main St, Chicago, Illinois 60137

While many of the most celebrated chefs in the country are publishing their first cookbooks before the first reviews are even in, James Beard Award winning Chef Paul Kahan has kept his focus on his now nine restaurants rather than his personal brand. But after 20 years, Cheers to The Publican is Paul Kahan's toast to the food he loves to make and share,...

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Fermentation 101: Homemade Vinegar

at Peterson Garden Project - Edgewater 5917 N Broadway St, Chicago, Illinois 60660

Homemade vinegar is a fun and easy way to get started with fermentation! In this demo class, instructor Greg Tefs will walk you through making your own vinegars at home using two different techniques (whole fruit method and mother starter method).  He’ll demonstrate three different flavors of vinegar pineapple, black currant, and apple...

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