Fairchild Events


Art at Fairchild Presents Second Nature, by artist Mira Lehr

Saturday, July 23, 2016 10:30 AM to
Monday, October 3, 2016 5:30 PM


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Mid-Summer Studio Watercolor Workshop

Monday, August 1, 2016 11:00 AM to
Monday, August 1, 2016 2:00 PM


Join us for an inspiring mid-summer watercolor workshop that will help you take your work to a new level. This accomplished teacher will provide both demonstrations and targeted critiques that will motivate your creativity and hone your technical skills.

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, August 5, 2016 2:00 PM to
Friday, August 5, 2016 4:00 PM


Do you have a plant in your garden that you aren't familiar with? Or, perhaps are looking to find out its origins and how it came to South Florida? If so, bring your specimen to Fairchild’s Herbarium and let our scientists uncover its secrets! Bring a cutting from your plant to Fairchild’s Herbarium team on the first Friday of every month at 1:00 p.m. and participate in our Plant Identification Workshop.

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Roadside weeds: Sow ’em, don’t mow ’em

Sunday, August 7, 2016

The trend towards maintaining roadside habitats is gaining momentum globally. Florida must follow suit.

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How to Use and Master Your Digital Interchangeable Lens DSLR (Single Lens Reflex) Camera

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 11:00 AM to
Tuesday, August 9, 2016 2:00 PM


Now that you have purchased a full-featured advanced DSLR camera, how do you take advantage of its many features? This class will cover which lenses are best suited to your particular needs and how to take full advantage of their use.

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Using Snapseed: Editing Photos with Ease

Thursday, August 11, 2016 2:30 PM to
Thursday, August 11, 2016 5:30 PM


One of the most powerful editing APPS is Snapseed. By using your iPhone or iPad students will learn to edit, apply filters, crop, spot repair and how to use “stacks” to create wonderful expressions in your photos by using Snapseed.

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Emergency drains

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

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‘Wood so dense it doesn’t float’

Friday, August 19, 2016

The almost-mythical lignum vitae tree is surprisingly easy to grow. It suffers from a reputation as slow growing and hard to find, but this native is easily incorporated into landscaping and gardens.

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Prepare your garden for a storm

Thursday, August 25, 2016

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Early Morning Macro Life Photography

Saturday, August 27, 2016 8:00 AM to
Saturday, August 27, 2016 11:00 AM


See the beauty of Fairchild up close and personal. The class will explore, discover and photograph the ecosystem at Fairchild by focusing on the small beautiful details in flowers, leaves and insects. Petals, pistils and stamens will be transformed into abstract works of art. Dragonflies, butterflies and caterpillars will become otherworldly sci-fi creatures. Your instructor will teach you how to use your equipment to capture the small wonders of the Garden.

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Passing of Made Wijaya

Monday, August 29, 2016

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