Join Growing Green Hearts at the following events…
Springbrook Nature Center Fundraising Dinner
Join community members at the annual Spring Spree! Heidi Ferris of Growing Green Hearts is the 2023 keynote speaker at this fundraising event for Springbrook Nature Center in Fridley, Minnesota. The theme is nature play, and Heidi will share stories of her experiences in innovative environmental education: P for Place, L for Laughter, A for Action, and Y for Yes to community.
Saturday, April 15, 2023 5:00pm-8:30pm Registration Link
Growing Green Yoga in New Brighton
Growing Green Yoga is a FREE class for growing greener and connecting to water and nature where we live…all while getting the mental and physical health benefits of yoga. Adults and kids (ages 3-11) will spend 45 minutes with an environmental educator and yoga instructor from Growing Green Hearts. No experience needed. Each session includes a green leader story, green activity, breath, and a green action to try at home. In partnerships with New Brighton Library, Rice Creek Watershed District and New Brighton Parks & Rec.
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 5:30-6:15pm “Water Flow”
Wednesday, April 26, 2023 5:30-6:15pm “Seeds Grow”
@New Brighton Community Center Registration Link
Blaine Wetland Sanctuary Hosts Growing Green Yoga
Nestled between neighborhoods in Blaine, Minnesota is 500+ acres of wetland and upland used for recreation, scientific research, conservation and more. Heidi Ferris with Growing Green Hearts makes the boardwalk the classroom for all ages as we walk, talk, learn and play….all while surrounded by interconnected ecological systems. Blaine Wetland Sanctuary located at 11980 Lexington Avenue in Blaine, Minnesota.
Saturday, April 22, 2023 4:00pm Growing Green Yoga @BWS for FENtastic rocks, maps & chemistry
Sunday, May 21, 2023 4:00pm Growing Green Yoga @BWS for Wetlands, Mushrooms & Mahnomin
Saturday, June 3, 2023 4:00pm Growing Green Yoga @BWS for Belly Biology!
Saturday, June 24, 2023 4:00pm Growing Green Yoga @BWS for Superheroes & Systems
Sunday, July 16, 2023 4:00pm Growing Green Yoga @BWS for Superheroes & Systems
Register here for individual programs or the whole series.
St. Catherine University’s Katie Leadership Impact Institute
Heidi Ferris with Growing Green Hearts will be empowering high school students with workshops on public speaking, sustainability, and leadership during the one week camp at St. Catherine’s University.
June 26 -30, 2023 (week-long camp on the college campus)
More information and registration for the 2023 Katie Leadership Institute can be found here.
Anoka County Library Storytimes with Growing Green Hearts
Join local author, Heidi Ferris for hands-on nature play combine with creative problem-solving! Growing Green Hearts is partnering with Anoka County Library this summer to offer the following adventures:
“Interstellar Water Quest” Tuesday, July 11, 2023 11:30-12:30pm @North Central Library
“Minnesota Water Wonderful” Thursday, August 3, 2023 1:00-2:00pm @Centennial Library
Northtown Library Hosts Growing Green Yoga
Let’s connect to water and nature where we live…all while getting the mental and physical health benefits of yoga. During Growing Green Yoga, adults and kids will spend 45 minutes with an environmental educator and yoga instructor from Growing Green Hearts. No experience needed. Each session includes yoga flow with breathing exercises, green leader story, green activity, and a green action to try at home. Prepare for yoga outside, with inside the library as a back-up plan based on weather.
Wednesday, July 12, 2023 2:00-3:00pm @Northtown Library “Water Flows”
Wednesday, July 19, 2023 2:00-3:00pm @Northtown Library “Seeds Grow”
Wednesday, July 26, 2023 2:00-3:00pm @Northtown Library “Sun Glow”