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Stress Management

at Discovery Center - Irving Park 4318 N Elston Ave 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60641

Stress has a profound effect on all areas of your life. It disrupts your emotional state by influencing your moods. Stress interferes with physical functions, making you susceptible to a number of health problems from coronary artery disease, irritable bowel and chronic fatigue syndrome. It narrows your ability to think clearly, function effectively...

Thursday Apr 23rd, 7pm - 9pm

Botany 2

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

How do seeds germinate and develop into mature plants? How do plants move water up through their roots to their topmost branches? This course will explore such subjects as the plant cell, anatomy and growth of roots, stems, and leaves, photosynthesis, and the symbiotic association of plant roots with beneficial fungi and bacteria.  Prerequisite...

Monday May 11th, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

  (12 sessions)
$349

12 sessions

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Small Farm Tools

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Little Village 2600 W 26th St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

This class is a deep dive into the latest farm tools for creating efficiency and optimal growing in your garden or on the farm. We will discuss how to gauge the perfect timing for seeding your crops plus soil preparation and assessments.

Saturday May 2nd, 9am - 1:30pm

Get That Job: Become a Stronger Job Candidate

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at General Assembly - Online Online Class Livestream, Chicago, Illinois 00000

This two-hour workshop will whip you into shape to be ready to land an exciting new job. A certified career coach with Ama La Vida will guide you through a series of exercises to help you get noticed by employers, wow them in your interviews and prepare to kick butt on the job. We will start by ensuring you are seeking the right job opportunities for...

Monday Apr 20th, 6pm - 8pm

If These Trees Could Talk

at The Morton Arboretum - Lisle 4100 Illinois Rte 53, Lisle, Illinois 60532

If These Trees Could Talk: Untold Tales of The Morton Arboretum The Arboretum is famous for many things, including trees, trolls, and winter lights. However, in the years since The Arboretum was founded in 1922, and as Joy Morton's original 175 acres grew to 1700 acres, many less famous stories have been hidden in the landscape. This program will...

Thursday Apr 23rd, 6pm - 8pm

Edible Landscapes Featuring Containers

at Chicago Botanic Garden - North Lawndale 3555 Ogden Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60623

Transform a small space into a beautiful and functional garden. This class will show you the best practices for keeping edible and ornamental plants happy and healthy in your container garden. It includes hands-on work and an informative lecture with plenty of time for questions.

Saturday May 16th, 10:30am - 3pm

The Art of Dynamic Speaking—2-Day Workshop
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The Art of Dynamic Speaking—2-Day Workshop

at Training 4 Breakthroughs - O'Hare 8745 W Higgins Rd Ste 110, Chicago, Illinois 60631

Now is the time to invest in YOUR career. You can learn to love public speaking. We guarantee that our two day class will change the way you speak. Release your potential as you learn to build rapport with and engage your audiences. You CAN present your ideas clearly—even without notes! Small classes. You will spend most of your time in front of...

Thursday May 21st, 9am - 4pm

  (2 sessions)
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2 sessions

Kirtan: Meditation and Mantra

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Absorb the ancient vibrations of sacred mantras and connect in satsang—to sit together in truth—with sound, breath, and meaning. Experience short meditations and chant mantras in devotional practice. Kirtan is a powerful path to an awakened state of being as you elevate your spirit, open your heart and raise the collective consciousness. Kirtan...

Sunday Apr 26th, 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Growing Unusual and Uncommon Herbs

at The Morton Arboretum - Lisle 4100 Illinois Rte 53, Lisle, Illinois 60532

Go beyond the ordinary and add variety to your garden with unusual and interesting herbs. Besides favorites, such as basil, mint, rosemary, oregano, and thyme, there’s so much more to explore! In this program, expert herb-grower and author Theresa Mieseler will: Share the many reasons to grow herbs and explain where fragrances in plants come...

Thursday Apr 16th, 10am - 12pm

Sustainable Gardening: Organic Lawn& Garden Care

at The Morton Arboretum - Lisle 4100 Illinois Rte 53, Lisle, Illinois 60532

Learn eco-friendly ways to care for your lawn and garden at The Morton Arboretum. Lawns comprise nearly one-quarter of urban and suburban landscapes. Caring for them responsibly by limiting the amount of water, fertilizers and pesticides we apply can have a huge impact on our health and environment.  In this program, you will learn about: ...

Thursday Apr 16th, 7pm - 8:30pm

Empowered & Authentic Living: Healthy Relationship

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Empowered & Authentic Living: Attracting Healthy Relationships Ideas about healthy or unhealthy relationships are informed by the models you have experienced, such as how your parents interacted with each other. This results in you either trying to replicate that or doing your best to do the opposite. Either way, dynamics of your underlying beliefs...

Friday Apr 17th, 12:30pm - 2:30pm

Radical Acceptance

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Radical acceptance is about acknowledging reality—not liking or contesting it. Once you acknowledge what is really happening, you can change it or start to heal. Radical acceptance has nothing to do with being passive or giving up. On the contrary, it is about channeling your energy into moving on. It simply means that you are acknowledging reality,...

Sunday Apr 26th, 9am - 12pm

DIY Fall Garden Flag

at The Morton Arboretum - Lisle 4100 Illinois Rte 53, Lisle, Illinois 60532

Make your own burlap garden flag that celebrates fall! Under the guidance of your instructor, learn techniques to paint and stencil a design on an rustic-chic burlap flag. Finish your flag with three-dimensional collage elements to add texture and interest. The flag is approximately 12” by 18” and comes with a metal frame to stake in your garden...

Saturday May 2nd, 10am - 3pm

The Art Institute of Chicago: Badass Bitches Tour

at Museum Hack - The Loop 111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

Remember when feminism happened, and Georgia O’Keeffe kicked butt, and now museums and the art world totally treat male and female artists with equal value? JK JK IT’S STILL SUPER BAD!  On this two-hour tour of the Art Institute of Chicago, we get three things done: We celebrate the awesome women who ARE represented We fill you in on some...

Saturday Apr 25th, 2:30pm - 4:30pm

Field Study: Birds of Spring

at The Morton Arboretum - Lisle 4100 Illinois Rte 53, Lisle, Illinois 60532

Learn how to identify Illinois' spring resident and migratory birds by sight and call and meet other birders. We will meet primarily outdoors and visit different habitats around the area to learn calls and identification of field marks. Indoors, we will discuss behavioral clues that help in identification, feather arrangement, and physical topography...

Saturday Apr 18th, 8am - 11:30am

  (5 sessions)
$209

5 sessions

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