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Past Events (1614)

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February 1, 2023
Wednesday
  • Dry Garden Botany- Trees (Webinar)

  • Feb 1, 2023 from 10:00am to 11:00am
  • Location: Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery
  • Description:

    Learn about the diverse tree collection at the Ruth Bancroft Garden in this comprehensive online lecture. 

    Register here.

    Please note that this will be a live, webinar workshop (offered via Zoom) and not a lecture at the Garden. After registration (see

  • Created by: Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery
January 27, 2023
Friday
  • Sip and Paint Night at the Garden

  • Jan 27, 2023 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
  • Location: Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery
  • Description:

    Join us for our Sip and Paint Night hosted by Super Paint Party. You will paint an Agave design on a 16×20″ canvas made just for RBG! All members can purchase up to 4 tickets total at Member price! Listen to some music, sip on adult beverages, and cr

  • Created by: Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery
January 21, 2023
Saturday
  • Houseplants 101

  • Jan 21, 2023 from 10:00am to 11:00am
  • Location: Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery
  • Description:

    Are you new to the world of houseplants or do you experience shopper remorse when you impulsively buy a houseplant that doesn’t quite seem to thrive in your indoor space?  Join Jeremiah Harper, General Nursery Manager, for this in-person workshop on

  • Created by: Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery
 
  • Nature Journaling for Garden Enthusiasts

  • Jan 21, 2023 from 10:00am to 1:00pm
  • Location: Annie's Annuals, Richmond CA
  • Description:

    Bring your love for plants to a whole new level! Nature journaling is the act of putting pen (or pencil) to paper to observe aspects of nature with curiosity and attention. At this in-person workshop you’ll learn about establishing (or enhancing) you

  • Created by: Sustainable Contra Costa
January 14, 2023
Saturday
  • Party for the Planet! Featuring the Jim Ocean Band

  • Jan 14, 2023 from 7:00pm to 9:30pm
  • Location: Creekside Commons, 1035 Carol Lane, Lafayette
  • Description:

    Good Time, Good Cause! We're excited for our first ever benefit concert, a fun, high-powered evening with the Jim Ocean Band and many other friends. January 14 at Creekside Commons in Lafayette. Featuring:

    • Live music from the newly released album, "
  • Created by: Sustainable Contra Costa
January 11, 2023
Wednesday
  • Dry Garden Botany Series: Proteaceae

  • Jan 11, 2023 from 10:00am to 11:00am
  • Location: Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery
  • Description:

    Learn about the Proteaceae plant collection at the Ruth Bancroft Garden in this comprehensive online lecture.  (This includes plants such as Protea, Grevillea, Banksia, Leucospermum, Leucodendron and other Australian and South African native plants.)

  • Created by: Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery
December 14, 2022
Wednesday
December 7, 2022
Wednesday
  • Virtual open house on local climate action

  • Dec 7, 2022 from 7:00pm to 8:15pm
  • Location: Online webinar
  • Description:

    Join us for this informal meeting to learn more about the work of 350 Contra Costa Action and how local action can make a big difference in the flight for an equitable, livable world.

    According to the Yale Program on Climate Change Communications, (

  • Created by: Sustainable Contra Costa
 
  • Dry Garden Botany- Misc. Succulents [Part 1]

  • Dec 7, 2022 from 10:00am to 11:00am
  • Location: Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery
  • Description:

    Learn about an assortment of succulents in the plant collection at the Ruth Bancroft Garden in this comprehensive online lecture.  (This includes Commelinaceae, Asteraceae, Fouquieriaceae, Burseraceae, Vitaceae, and Rhamnaceae plants.)

    Register here: 

  • Created by: Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery
December 5, 2022
Monday
December 1, 2022
Thursday
November 19, 2022
Saturday
  • Botanical Impressions

  • Nov 19, 2022 from 10:00am to 12:00pm
  • Location: Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery
  • Description:

    Create your own plaster casting of amazing botanicals through this fun, easy and rewarding process. Wet clay is used to impress flowers, stems and/or leaves, then the physical plants are removed and plaster is poured into the 8”x10” mold. A hanger is

  • Created by: Ruth Bancroft Garden and Nursery
November 12, 2022
Saturday