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Adult Education

Meet interesting people, start a new hobby, or explore your favorite subjects by attending one of our diverse classes. These creative courses are all about helping you discover your passions in a collaborative, social environment.


Dinosaur eye looks at 20 sided D&D die encased in amber


Ashton Gardens

August 26

Welcome to Dungeons and Dinosaurs! This table-top role-playing game is designed for anyone 16 and over and is offered for a special edition at Ashton Gardens. Gather with us amidst the trees where dinosaurs roam and wail, bring your wit and your wonder, to rend things asunder, and become a part of our tale.


Secret Garden Book Club

Ashton Gardens

Enjoy a beautiful morning at the Ashton Gardens with intellectual discussions on gardening-related novels throughout the spring, summer, and fall. Subscribe for a few days or for the season!

  • April 29, 9:30 am – 11 am – Flower Flash by Lewis Miller
  • June 10, 9:30 am – 11:30 am – Unearthing The Secret Garden: The Plants & Places That Inspired Frances Hodgson Burnett by Marta McDowell
  • July 29, 9:30 am – 11:30 am – This Very Tree by Sean Rubin and When Plants Took Over the Planet by Chris Thorogood & Amy Grimes
  • August 26, 9:30 am – 11:30 am – Old Herbaceous by Reginald Arkell

Backyard Gardening Workshop

Water Tower Plaza, Tower Deli Building

February 19

Get ready for spring! Taught by USU Extension Advanced Master Gardeners, community partners, and Thanksgiving Point staff, these classes help build your gardening skills before the blooming season begins. Choose from in-person classes taught in the Ashton Gardens, or virtual classes to follow along from home.

Classes are only $5 – Register early, these fill up quick!