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Wednesdays in June

LEANING INTO OUR NEW WORLD
Weekly Meditation Session. I am offering 30 minute weekly virtual meditation sessions on Wednesday afternoons from 5:00 p.m. CST until 5:30 p.m. to help us all deal with what comes up inside of us in the face of this unknown. If interested, just download or go to zoom. Put in meeting ID number 989554100, and password 028497. PS: If you let me know of your attendance, I can send you a personal invitation to the session. Dr. Gail Cloud, Bodypresencing.com.

June 6, 9, and 11
Virtual Green Living Festival
Help your family, friends, and coworkers live green! Join us for a series of virtual workshops, children’s activities, panel discussions, and exhibitor consultations that explore the links between sustainability, energy efficiency, conservation at home, and a healthy environment. 
Online at mobot.org/greenlivingfest

June 14
Sustainable Backyard Tour Cancelled
As the impact of Covid-19 our 2020 Sustainable Backyard Tour has been cancelled. Sincerely, Terry Winkelmann. The Sustainable Backyard Network.

June 16
Missouri Botanical Garden and Shaw Nature Reserve To Open To Public
The Missouri Botanical Garden and Shaw Nature Reserve plan to reopen to the public on June 16. To ensure the safety of all, the Garden will implement new procedures, including limiting capacity. All visitors to the Garden, including Garden members and ZMD residents, will need advanced dated and timed e-tickets. Tickets will be available in 60-minute time slots online and by phone only. No walk-up or day-of on-site purchases. Tickets will be available one week prior to opening at mobot.org.

June 22
Nutrition 101
Have you ever wondered what types of nutrients are found in different foods, how much you should eat and what you should really be choosing for mealtimes each day? Join a licensed and registered dietitian to learn about truly balanced eating, macronutrients and how to appropriately control portions. Explore the upcoming changes with nutrition facts labels and the importance of knowing what’s on your ingredient list. Class breaks down fad diets, why they are considered a fad and how to make sure your eating practices lead to sustainable habits for the long haul. 1 session. Class will be held completely online in an interactive and easy-to-navigate format. Monday, June 22, 6–7:30 p.m., St. Louis Community College online. $35. Register for PERD-747 S02 at stlcc.edu/CE or by calling 314-984-7777.

June 25
Soil and Composting: Get the “Dirt” on Successful Gardening
The first step in successful gardening is working from the ground up. Learn the “dirt” on successful gardening with easy-to-understand information on soil types, practical tips on preparation, and the “how-to” and benefits of composting for your home garden. A beneficial class for both beginning and experienced homeowners. 1 session. Class will be held completely online in an interactive and easy-to-navigate format. Thursday, June 25, 7–9 p.m., St. Louis Community College online. $25. Register for HORT-709 S01 at stlcc.edu/CE or by calling 314-984-7777.

June 27 & 28
Pond-O-Rama 20th Anniversary Tour
June is the perfect time of year to enjoy the outdoors, take a stroll, refresh your outlook, and enjoy the sights and sounds of some spectacular water features on the 20th Anniversary of the St. Louis Water Garden Society Annual Pond-O-Rama tour. For complete details, see article this issue on page 6 or visit www.slwgs.org.

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