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Space is limited. Pre-registration is required for all classes. To register, please call 772-794-0601. All classes are payable by cash or check only, please.





Description: Take in the serenity of McKee as you stretch, strengthen and tone in the Richardson Education Building. Yoga is great for all ages and body types and can be helpful in restoring flexibility and balance to seniors. Learn to ease into postures using breathing techniques, direct the body into proper alignment and increase focus and mental clarity. Please bring a towel, yoga mat, and bottled water.


Date/Time:   Series of six classes, meets Tuesdays

     9:30 - 10:30 am


October 7, 14, 21, 28 and November 11 and 18 (no class Nov. 4)



Cost:      $66 members, $78 non-members series

     ($12 members, $14 non-members per class)


Instructor:   Alicia Bello


About the Instructor: Alicia Bello is ayoga instructor, Reiki master and teacher, meditation guide, and spiritual counselor. Alicia has traveled around the country and has had the pleasure of experiencing yoga as a student from teachers of various traditions. She has attended numerous workshops and gatherings with a focus on natural and holistic healing including Reiki, meditation, vibrational healing, chakra analysis and therapy, mantra and much more. She has taught publicly as well as for private clients.





Make a Beaded Necklace and Earrings - SOLD OUT


Description:   Learn techniques to make your own wearable work of art! In this age-friendly workshop, participants will learn how to create a necklace and matching pair of earrings utilizing black and marble agate stones, pewter accent beads and memory wire. Jewelry creations will be theirs to take home afterwards. Beginners are welcome!


Date/Time:   November 2

     1:00 - 2:30 pm


Cost:      $30 members, $35 non-members (includes all materials)

Instructors:   Cathy Cooper and Barbara Hanna, Key Lime Dezigns


About the Instructors: Cathy Cooper and partner Barbara Hanna are the creative duo behind Key Lime Dezigns. They create custom beaded jewelry and accessories that are sold at art fairs and events throughout the community. Both share a passion for creating elegant yet affordable jewelry, and enjoy sharing their talents with others.


Make a Pine Needle Basket - SOLD OUT


Description:   Repurpose natural materials to create a beautiful basket! Originated centuries ago by Native Americans, pine needle basketry is a fun way to create practical, useable works of art. In this workshop, participants will learn how needles are gathered, cleaned and prepared followed by a hands-on lesson in coiling and weaving the pine needles with raffia to create a basket of their own. Each participant will begin a basket in class that they will take home afterwards. Bring a scissors; all other materials provided.


Date/Time:   November 8

     10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Cost:      $30 members, $35 non-members

Instructor:   Linda Sue Adams


About the Instructor: Linda Sue Adams learned to create pine needle baskets after reviewing tutorials on making baskets with palm fronds and deciding to try pine needles instead. In addition to basketry, she enjoys doing 3-dimensional embroidery and Brazilian embroidery. Linda sells her baskets through her business, Taunte' Nequei's Pineneedle Creations.



Natural Holiday Decorations - SOLD OUT


Description:   Add a festive flair to your home this season with natural holiday decorations that you’ve created. Learn how to repurpose palm fronds, lotus pods, pinecones and other natural materials into environmentally-friendly holiday décor. This class is always a sell out, so register early! Bring a hot glue gun, glue refills and scissors; all other materials provided.


Date/Time:   December 6

     10:30 am - Noon


Cost:      $25 members, $30 non-members

Instructor:   Edna Carsner


About the Instructor:Edna Carsner is a former member of McKee Botanical Garden’s horticulture staff. She is a certified Master Gardener and member of the International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society. For years she helped care for the Garden’s extensive collection of waterlilies, and has conducted repotting demonstrations during McKee's annual Waterlily Celebration.




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Are you interested in booking a tour of McKee Botanical Garden? If so, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Ro vanDright at 772-794-0601 ext. 113 or by email volunteer@mckeegarden.org.

Remember, your tour is not confirmed until you have spoken with our Volunteer Coordinator.


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