, July 16-20, 2018

Silk Road
Sunday, July 1, 2018-Friday, August 31, 2018
Lan Su Garden, Portland, OR

Discover the wonders of silk this July & August at Lan Su, including talks, a silk worm display, and a display of silk art and textiles.

Art in the Garden
July 13, 2018 – September 30, 2018
The Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR

Join us for Art in the Garden, which features stunning art installations in the Garden throughout the summer!

Honeybee Hike
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 • 10:00am-11:00am
Leach Botannical Garden, Portland, OR

Your little one will look for wildlife, listen to the wind and the creek, touch a thimble-berry leaf, water the Children's Discovery Garden and maybe even eat a raspberry right off the vine! Our wonderful guides will then read a story and help the children craft something fun. Each week is different with seasonal themes. 2-5 years accompanied by an adult.

This year, hikes begin Wednesday February 7, 2018 and end December 12, 2018. Cost: $3.00 per child, non-walkers and adults free. Please bring exact change. Punch cards now available in the Gift Shop next to the Manor House: buy 5 hikes and get 6th one FREE! Please note: The Honeybee Hike meets and starts in the Upper Garden. Please park in the Claybourne parking lot - look for parking signage at corner of 122nd/Claybourne St. just south of Foster Rd.

Registration: This is not required unless you're a group of 10+ children/adults. These larger groups must preregister 2 weeks in advance. Contact: Leach Garden Education Coordinator, JoAnn Vrilakas, at email or call 503-823-1671.

Herb Colander
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 • 4:30pm(S)
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 • 4:30pm(G)
Al’s Garden Center, Sherwood, Gresham, OR

This charming project will surely make you smile. We will be planting delicious fragrant herbs in a colorful colander. You can choose to either turn it into a fun hanging basket, or let it stand free. This project serves many purposes. You will have your herbs to cook with, a fun conversation piece, and a lovely colander to use in the kitchen after your herbs have outgrown their container. Cost: $45, includes supplies, plants, expert instruction, local wine, and a light meal.

Summer Sippin' Lecture Series: WINE
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 • 7:00pm-8:30pm
Leach Botanical Garden, Portland, OR

Will Prouty, Division Wine & John Grochau, Grochau Cellars. Will and John will team up to talk about the “dirt” on wine—how different soils impact farming and, ultimately, expression in wine. They will be offering wines made with grapes sourced from vines planted in distinctly different soil types and talk about how the variations impact the character in the wines. We’ll taste a flight of three different wines, with a discussion specific to each wine and it’s unique circumstance. In the process we will touch on some of the other prevailing influences, but the focus will be dirt and rocks. Division Wine is a neighborhood wine shop and wine bar with over 800 bottles from near and far. Their focus is on expressive wines, made with healthy and thoughtful practices from off the beaten path, including those from Grochau Cellars. Grochau strives to make wines that are balanced, textured and expressive of place, inspired by the diversity of the Willamette Valley’s soils and microclimates. $15 admission. ($40 for the whole series). Doors open at 6:00 for refreshments & strolling. Advance registration required. Other lectures in the series include 8/15 Cider, 9/12 Tea, and 9/19 Cocktail Bitters. To register go to (click on "learn") or call 503-823-1671. Leach Botanical Garden 6704 SE 122nd Avenue Portland, OR 97236.

Movies in the Garden
Thursdays, July 12, 2018–August 31, 2018 • Dusk
The Oregon Garden, Silverton, OR

Join us for Movies in the Garden presented by Willamette Valley Pie Company every
Thursday, July 12th – August 31st!

Doors will open at 7pm, and the show will begin at dusk on the beautiful Garden Green, in the heart of The Oregon Garden. It’s also a great opportunity to catch a sunset in the Garden! Parking will be available in the lower parking lot, across from the Pavilion. Please, no outside food or drink.

Schedule of movies:
July 12: NeverEnding Story (PG); July 19: Sleepless In Seattle (PG); July 26: Footloose (PG); August 2: Top Gun (PG); August 9: Pitch Perfect (PG-13); August 16: ET (PG); August 23: Karate Kid (PG); August 30: Ice Age (PG).

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