Events Calendar

Sunday, March 8 2020

March 8, 2020 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

March 8, 2020, 11 am-1 pm

Fee: $20/$15 members
Registration: Space is limited; advance registration required. Register by phone at 414-446-8794.

Learn how to use native plants to design for four-season interest and year-round wildlife benefit. Landscape designer Justine Miller will teach design fundamentals and introduce you to great native plants for the home landscape. Different garden styles and planting methods will be covered, and participants will participate in design exercises to explore texture, color, form, and seasonal interest. Combine art and ecology to create a beautiful, functional yard for yourself and your environment.

About Justine Miller
Justine Miller is a horticulturist and landscape designer. As a designer and field ecologist for Marek Landscaping, LLC, she creates landscapes featuring Wisconsin-native flora and local materials, participates in vegetation surveys and mapping, and promotes the use of environmentally beneficial features, including rainwater harvest and functional plantings. Visit to learn more, and for Miller’s (almost) weekly feature: Plant of the Week.

March 8, 2020 - 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Rescheduled from February 9, 2020.

Angela Kingsawan workshops, Spring 2020

Fee: $20/$15 members
Registration: Register by phone at 414-446-8794.

Feeling under the weather or just fatigued this winter? Join herbalist Angela Kingsawan for this herbal cold and flu remedy workshop. Learn how to make a simple, all-natural recipe. Even if you’re not sick, this remedy helps to boost immunity and supply much needed nutrients to keep your emotions and body healthy throughout the cold season.

About Angela Kingsawan
Angela Kingsawan is an Indigenous person of Raramuri, Tigua, and Mexica descent. She was born and raised on the south side of Milwaukee and uses her unique perspective as an urban Native person to teach modern herbalism infused with Native tradition to impact and empower communities of color. By providing decolonized education, seed exchanges, and growing culturally significant plants in an urban setting, Kingsawan strives to help community members remember their cultural ways of being. She currently works as a garden manager at a local Milwaukee non-profit in the neighborhood she grew up in and has been an herbalist in her community for over 20 years.

Angela Kingsawan workshops, Spring 2020

March 8, 2020 - 4:30pm - 5:30pm


Fee: $20/ $15 members
Registration: Registration is closed.

The full moon is a time for releasing and cleansing. The light of the full moon illuminates any obstacles or interferences in our lives. Once we recognize our blocks, it becomes easier to let go of what didn’t serve us in the most recent lunar phase. It is an amazing time to reevaluate and recollect. 

Join Milwaukee’s own sound healer, Catherine Soteira (Cat Ries), initiated by Akhilanka of the Temple of Singing Bowls in Mysore, India, to celebrate the full moon with a healing sound bath. Sound baths are an ancient form of deep meditation; they include various ambient sounds playing in a space where you can hear and feel their vibrations.

The sound bath lasts approximately 45-60 minutes.

The soundbath will probably be indoors; please bring a yoga mat, blanket, or towel to rest on for the duration. Come early: Jenna Knapp will offer guided walks in the labyrinth between 3:30 and 4:30 pm.

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