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DRAWING THE PORTRAIT IN GRAPHITE

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 9:30 AM to
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 12:30 PM

 

For those who aim to take their skill sets in drawing farther, this class introduces the student to a step-by-step process that facilitates capturing the portrait from the initial contour to the fully rendered form in graphite.

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CAPTURING THE BUTTERFLY IN COLOR PENCIL

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 1:30 PM to
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 3:30 PM

 

One of nature’s wonders, the butterfly will serve as the muse for this workshop in color studies.

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PUT YOUR PASSION ON PAPER WITH WATERCOLORS – Intermediate/Advanced

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 10:00 AM to
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 1:00 PM

 

Relax and enjoy painting with watercolors. Discover the beauty and power of using color, value, and light to describe your subject.

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13th Annual Chocolate Festival

Friday, January 25, 2019 9:30 AM to
Sunday, January 27, 2019 4:30 PM

 

Indulge in chocolate delicacies during the season's most delicious event: The International Chocolate Festival! Enjoy fine chocolate samples from artisan chocolatiers, lectures on chocolate making and demonstrations from Miami's master chefs and chocolatiers! Take our ChocoWalk to learn about the life cycle of a cacao plant, with stops in our Rainforest and more. Find out everything you ever needed to know about chocolate from the experts. 

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DESIGN THINKING FOR KIDS - SKILL BUILDER - Ages 9+

Sunday, January 27, 2019 1:00 PM to
Sunday, January 27, 2019 4:00 PM

 

This 5-step process helps you create designs that solve real-world problems. In this workshop, your child will choose a character client to design for, and follow the methodology to quickly sketch and prototype their ideas!

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ARTISTIC FLOWER MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 2:00 PM to
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 5:00 PM

 

Learn to capture the best of what’s in bloom at the Garden.

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BIG FLAVOR KNOCKOUT BURGERS AND SLIDERS

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 6:00 PM to
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 9:00 PM

 

If you love burgers, this is the class for you and the menu for the Super Duper Sunday Football. We’re not just talking hamburgers or patties, but bold flavors that will get your grill or frying pan all “fired up” for the BIG Game day.

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Splendor in the Garden

Thursday, January 31, 2019 10:30 AM to
Thursday, January 31, 2019 2:30 PM

 

 

FAIRCHILD TROPICAL BOTANIC GARDEN and Neiman Marcus Coral Gables along with honorary chairs Swanee DiMare and Frances Sevilla Sacasa and presenting sponsor MERCEDES–BENZ Coral Gables and Cutler Bay cordially invite you to the 8th annual Splendor in the Garden, an afternoon of Fashion and Philanthropy

 

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, February 1, 2019 1:00 PM to
Friday, February 1, 2019 3:00 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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CREATIVE iPHONEOGRAPHY

Saturday, February 2, 2019 1:30 PM to
Saturday, February 2, 2019 4:30 PM

 

In this class you will explore various ways to capture and process images with your iPhone, and you’ll learn to create stunning results using a variety of apps.

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Yoga in the Garden

Sunday, February 3, 2019 10:00 AM to
Sunday, February 3, 2019 11:00 AM

 

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Sunday Sounds

Sunday, February 3, 2019 1:00 PM to
Sunday, February 3, 2019 2:00 PM

 

Enjoy live music performed by students of Barrett  School of Music on select Sundays, in the Glasshouse Café. 

                                                                                                                                                                                  

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CIRCUITS IN SECONDS WITH littleBits - TINKER SESSION - Ages 7+

Sunday, February 3, 2019 2:00 PM to
Sunday, February 3, 2019 4:00 PM

 

Learn how to make something light up, make a sound, move, or sense something! Using modular circuit blocks that easily snap together with magnets, learn how to quickly invent functional electronic prototypes. With the additional lego adapters, it’s a fun way to build your ideas!

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HOW TO USE AND MASTER YOUR DIGITAL INTERCHANGEABLE LENS DSLR (SINGLE LENS REFLEX) CAMERA

Tuesday, February 5, 2019 6:00 PM to
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 9:00 PM

 

Now that you have purchased a fullfeatured DSLR camera, how do you take advantage of its many features?

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CRUDO CREATIONS AND MORE

Thursday, February 7, 2019 6:00 PM to
Thursday, February 7, 2019 9:00 PM

 

Chef Crespo will demonstrate precision knife skills as he creates trendy crudos and their sauces.

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FAMILY ART FUN AT FAIRCHILD

Saturday, February 9, 2019 10:00 AM to
Saturday, February 9, 2019 1:00 PM

 

Join Hillary Parker for some family fun to explore the nooks and crannies of the Garden and create a family art portfolio filled with drawings, paintings, and collages of the beautiful plants, and fascinating animal life that’s discovered along the way.

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Yoga in the Garden

Sunday, February 10, 2019 10:00 AM to
Sunday, February 10, 2019 11:00 AM

 

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Valentine's Day Concert at Fairchild featuring Jarred Lawson

Thursday, February 14, 2019 5:30 PM to
Thursday, February 14, 2019 9:00 PM

 

Celebrate with the ones you love under the stars with the sounds of renowned Jazz vocalist, Jarred Lawson who will enchant the crowd with original and well known romantic pieces creating an intimate and unforgettable evening.

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Fine Wines and Upscale Ales

Saturday, February 16, 2019 7:00 PM to
Saturday, February 16, 2019 11:00 PM

 

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Yoga in the Garden

Sunday, February 17, 2019 10:00 AM to
Sunday, February 17, 2019 11:00 AM

 

Yoga at Fairchild

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LEARN TO SOLDER - SKILL BUILDER - Ages 9+

Sunday, February 17, 2019 2:00 PM to
Sunday, February 17, 2019 4:00 PM

 

This beginner electronics workshop will teach you how to solder your own LED light onto various circuit boards and perf boards. This essential skill is a good foundation for any budding hardware hacker or enthusiast.

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SO MUCH SUSHI LOVE

Thursday, February 21, 2019 6:00 PM to
Thursday, February 21, 2019 9:00 PM

 

If you love sushi then this class is for you. Chef Johnson will give you the confidence after talking about the ingredients and where to buy them; then teaching you how to prepare, roll and cut the sushi that you will be making.

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Yoga in the Garden

Sunday, February 24, 2019 10:00 AM to
Sunday, February 24, 2019 11:00 AM

 

Yoga at Fairchild

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, March 1, 2019 1:00 PM to
Friday, March 1, 2019 3:00 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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Yoga in the Garden

Sunday, March 3, 2019 10:00 AM to
Sunday, March 3, 2019 11:00 AM

 

Yoga at Fairchild

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Sunday Sounds

Sunday, March 3, 2019 1:00 PM to
Sunday, March 3, 2019 2:00 PM

 

Enjoy live music performed by students of Barrett School of Music on select Sundays, in the Glasshouse Café. 

                                                                                                                                                                                  

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BUILD YOUR OWN PLANT GROWING POD - MAKER PROJECT – Ages 9+

Sunday, March 3, 2019 1:00 PM to
Sunday, March 3, 2019 4:00 PM

 

This introduction to the Growing Beyond Earth Design Challenge will have you build your own home version of Fairchild’s LED plant growing chamber. You’ll learn how to assemble the pod, solder the LED lights, and plant your edible leafy greens. After, you’ll get to take it home and watch it grow!

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DESIGN THINKING FOR KIDS - SKILL BUILDER - Ages 9+

Sunday, March 10, 2019 1:00 PM to
Sunday, March 10, 2019 4:00 PM

 

This 5-step process helps you create designs that solve real-world problems. In this workshop, your child will choose a character client to design for, and follow the methodology to quickly sketch and prototype their ideas!

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A LESSON IN LEBANESE CUISINE

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 6:00 PM to
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 9:00 PM

 

Lebanese cuisine offers a wide range of dishes prepared and cooked in many ways. Let Chef show you how easy it is to prepare stuffed grape leaves with Basmati rice and dried fruits and a refreshing, crunchy and full of flavor fattoush salad.

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Yoga in the Garden

Sunday, March 17, 2019 10:00 AM to
Sunday, March 17, 2019 11:00 AM

 

Yoga at Fairchild

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Yoga in the Garden

Sunday, March 24, 2019 10:00 AM to
Sunday, March 24, 2019 11:00 AM

 

Yoga at Fairchild

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LEARN TO SOLDER - SKILL BUILDER - Ages 9+

Sunday, March 24, 2019 2:00 PM to
Sunday, March 24, 2019 4:00 PM

 

This beginner electronics workshop will teach you how to solder your own LED light onto various circuit boards and perf boards. This essential skill is a good foundation for any budding hardware hacker or enthusiast.

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Yoga in the Garden

Sunday, March 31, 2019 10:00 AM to
Sunday, March 31, 2019 11:00 AM

 

Yoga at Fairchild

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Plant ID Workshop

Friday, April 5, 2019 1:00 PM to
Friday, April 5, 2019 3:00 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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Yoga in the Garden

Sunday, April 7, 2019 10:00 AM to
Sunday, April 7, 2019 11:00 AM

 

Yoga at Fairchild

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Sunday Sounds

Sunday, April 7, 2019 1:00 PM to
Sunday, April 7, 2019 2:00 PM

 

Enjoy live music performed by students of Barrett School of Music on select Sundays, in the Glasshouse Café. 

                                                                                                                                                                                  

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Spring Garden Festival and 40th Annual Spring Plant Sale

Saturday, April 13, 2019 9:30 AM to
Sunday, April 14, 2019 4:30 PM

 

Join us as we celebrate the season with local foods and the gorgeous gardens they grow in. Learn tips to keep your garden thriving during the summer months, pick up a trick from local chefs at a cooking demonstration, shop artisan vendors or pick up delicious foods from local vendors. 

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3D PRINTING BASICS - SKILL BUILDER - Ages 13+

Sunday, April 14, 2019 2:00 PM to
Sunday, April 14, 2019 4:00 PM

 

Make your ideas come to life! You’ll learn how to create three-dimensional designs optimized for 3D printing. This workshop is for beginners with little to no experience. You’ll get to keep your custom creation.

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JACKFRUIT – THE OTHER MEAT-FREE FOOD

Thursday, April 18, 2019 6:00 PM to
Thursday, April 18, 2019 9:00 PM

 

The flesh of the jackfruit can be used in a variety of recipes that can mimic meat. Chef Johnson will put his famous culinary spin on this trendy new “meat” substitute.

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Yoga in the Garden

Sunday, April 21, 2019 10:00 AM to
Sunday, April 21, 2019 11:00 AM

 

Yoga at Fairchild

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