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Mounts Botanical Garden in WPB to Host 30 Healthy, Fun & Educational Events in February
"Palm Beach County's oldest and largest botanical garden is inviting garden enthusiasts, plant lovers, and proud 'green-thumbers' of all ages to come out and enjoy some of our many safe, informative and happy horticultural activities throughout February," says Curator-Director Rochelle Wolberg. "And everybody with a determination to 'get healthier' will find a series of events to nurture both the body and soul."
Through May 1
Sean Kenney's Nature POP!
Tuesday-Sunday, 9 am to 4 pm (last entry at 3 p.m.)
$15 adults; $12 seniors 65+, college students and military with ID; $7 ages 6-17; FREE for MBG members and children under 6. Ticket includes full Garden admission.
Tickets available for purchase at www.mounts.org or at the gate.
Reconnect with your Inner Child. This new exhibition from acclaimed artist Sean Kenney made its Florida premiere at Mounts. It features over 40 sculptures made from more than 800,000 LEGO® pieces and explores the beauty of nature through highly stylized, colorful displays that stand in striking contrast with their surroundings. Produced by Imagine Exhibitions, Nature POP! blends art, science, and innovation in the display of these sculptures.
February 2, 9, 16, 23
Qi Gong Classes
Wednesdays, 10 am to 11 am
$10 for members; $15 for nonmembers (includes full Garden admission)
Registration is required; class size is limited to 20 adults.
Relieve stress and increase metabolism, flexibility, and strength. Qi Gong (pronounced chee-gong) is an ancient Chinese exercise and healing technique. The exercises include simple, slow movements (which mimic nature), meditation, and focused breathing—similar to Tai Chi. Classes will be inside, led by Roxanne Cumberland.
To register, please visit https://www.mounts.org/
February 2, 9, 16, 23
Stretch, Walk and Talk
Wednesdays, 8:30 am to 9:30 am
$5 for Members; $15 for Nonmembers (includes full Garden admission)
Registration is required; tour size is limited to 15 adults
Come early to enjoy the quietness of the morning while reconnecting and recharging with nature. Walk for fitness and for fun, stopping along the way to admire plants and for a stretch or two. Experience the beauty of the Garden and note the changes each week. Led by April Krebs.