Upcoming Events at Olivewood Gardens

From garden exploration classes for little ones to themed cooking classes for adults to our annual Seedling Soirée, you can find all our upcoming happenings here.

"The Kitchenistas" Documentary Premiere Celebration

Saturday, March 6, 2021   6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a Facebook livestream celebration to cheers to the premiere of the full-feature documentary, “The Kitchenistas”, on Saturday, March 6th at 6PM PST. The filmmakers and filmcast will share perspectives and takeaways from the film, and listeners will have the opportunity to ask questions through a virtual Q&A. 

Virtual Chefcitos: Veggie Mac & Cheese

Saturday, March 13, 2021   10:00 am - 11:00 am

Virtual Chefcitos Cooking Class is a 1 hour class for Elementary aged children where they’ll learn new recipes and taste new foods in a fun cook-a-long virtual session.

More Mac & Cheese please! And this time… let’s try it with broccoli! Join us on Saturday, March 13th for a virtual kids cooking class where we’ll be exploring new flavors when we roast veggies and how we can pair them with a familiar favorite like pasta. Registration includes the list of ingredients and recipes needed to cook along with us. 

If you’d like to make life easy, feel free to add on an ingredient kit with ingredients needed to make the recipe! The ingredient kit can be picked up at Olivewood Gardens on 3/12. 

Spring Fresh Cooking Class: Salad Dressing Shindig // Fiesta de Aderezo de Ensalada Clase de Cocina

Thursday, March 18, 2021   5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Crea 3 ensaladas totalmente diferentes con 3 aderezos diferentes:Ensalada de col rizada: aderezo de ‘diosa verde’ (aguacate cremoso de hierbas)Ensalada de verduras asadas (tahini limón)Tomate, pepino (vinagreta balsámica)Aderezo casero y consejos sobre cómo crear tu propio aderezo con cosas en la despensa o lo que está a la mano. // Create 3 totally different salads with 3 different dressings:Kale Salad – ‘green goddess’ dressing (creamy herb avocado)Roasted Veggie Salad (tahini lemon)Tomato, cucumber (balsamic vinaigrette)Dressings all made from scratch and tips on how to create your own dressing with things in the pantry or what is on hand.

Virtual Garden Explorers: Petal Power

Saturday, March 27, 2021   11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Flowers go wild in our March Garden Explorers: Petal Power! Join us on Saturday, March 27th from 11-noon for a virtual botanist experience where we will explore the science of flowers! Kids who attend will observe flowers, taste flowers, make a flower craft and more!

Garden Explorers is for all youth grades K-5. Girl Scouts who attend will earn the Flowers badge (not included). $5 registration includes a list of supplies needed to follow along.

Add-on materials kit available for additional $10! Materials kit can be picked up at Olivewood Gardens on 3/25 & 3/26. 

 

Tuesday, May 25, 2021   12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join our Executive Director, Jen Nation for a virtual walking tour of Olivewood Gardens and a sit-down Q & A for an opportunity to learn more about the in’s and out’s of our programs!

Tune in to get the insider perspective on exciting things on the horizon, ways we are learning to pivot our services to cater to the needs of our community amidst COVID-19, how you can get involved and get to connect personally with our incredible Executive Director!

This is a virtual opportunity via Zoom Tuesday, May, 25th from 12:00PM – 1:00PM.

Tuesday, August 17, 2021   12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join our Executive Director, Jen Nation for a virtual walking tour of Olivewood Gardens and a sit-down Q & A for an opportunity to learn more about the in’s and out’s of our programs!

Tune in to get the insider perspective on exciting things on the horizon, ways we are learning to pivot our services to cater to the needs of our community amidst COVID-19, how you can get involved and get to connect personally with our incredible Executive Director!

This is a virtual opportunity via Zoom Tuesday, August, 17th from 12:00PM – 1:00PM.

Tuesday, November 23, 2021   12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join our Executive Director, Jen Nation for a virtual walking tour of Olivewood Gardens and a sit-down Q & A for an opportunity to learn more about the in’s and out’s of our programs!

Tune in to get the insider perspective on exciting things on the horizon, ways we are learning to pivot our services to cater to the needs of our community amidst COVID-19, how you can get involved and get to connect personally with our incredible Executive Director!

This is a virtual opportunity via Zoom Tuesday, November, 23rd from 12:00PM – 1:00PM.