Conifer Wreath Workshop | Make-It, Take-It Workshop
Saturday 2nd Dec, 2023

Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens
2655 South Park Avenue Buffalo, NY 14218
Time: 9:30am OR 1:30pm
Cost: $65/person ~ $58.50/member
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On site at the Botanical Gardens!- in the Administration Building
Make It, Take It Workshop

December 2 – 9:30am OR 1:30pm
Registration closes November 30 for all sessions

Fast becoming a local tradition! Create a fresh, fragrant conifer wreath to add some seasonal greenery to your home. Wire wreath form, paddle wire and fresh materials are provided. Participants are encouraged to decorate their wreath after the class using their own small ornaments, bows, lights and more! Bring garden gloves and a box or large bag for transport.  

Meet your instructor Jolene Baj

Jolene has been an educator, instructor and coordinator at the Botanical Gardens for over seven years.  Jolene coordinates and teaches hands-on programs for students of all ages and abilities, facilitates adult workshops, outreach programs and so much more!  

As part of her role at the Botanical Gardens, Jolene teaches fun, interactive and hands-on mini garden workshops for kids.  Not only is she a wonderful instructor for kids programs, she designs, creates and teaches all types of programming for a diverse audience in a multitude of settings.  She has been the instructor for adult workshops at the Botanical Gardens including: Boxwood Arrangement, Hypertufa and more for many years. 

Jolene is excited to bring her knowledge and experience to more students via ZOOM workshops this fall and winter. As an instructor she is enthusiastic, super organized and loves to share her love of math with her students.  She has a engaging way of showcasing math in nature in everything she does. 

Jolene is a graduate of the University at Buffalo with a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a Master of Science in Education from Canisius College.  She is also a dedicated local Volunteer Firefighter and is lovingly known among her coworkers as the resident "MacGyver".  She is resourceful, fun to be with and always finds a solution to any thing that may come up.

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