Programs & Classes

Read below all about the recreation programs and classes offered at Lost Corner

GARDENING, PHOTOGRAPHY, KNITTING, NATURE – Keep reading for more information



It’s new and FREE!
1st Tuesday of the Month  – last meeting of the year is December 5, 2017

Beginner Session: 6:00-6:45 p.m.

Club Session: 6:45-8:00 p.m.

Whether you are looking to improve your photography or simply want to begin using more than your camera’s automatic setting, join like-minded individuals at the Sandy Springs Photography Club. During our club meetings, we take a look at different types of digital SLR cameras and learn about their strengths and weaknesses. We cover the basic techniques of operating a camera and discuss the artistic principles that lead to great photographs. Intimidated? Don’t be! The goal of our club is to help you develop your abilities and we welcome complete beginners. Whatever your skill level, the club will help build your confidence as a photographer.
What to bring: Bring your camera and any lenses you have. No camera? No problem! We have some extras for you to borrow.
Age Range: 14 years old-Adult
Location: The Cottage at Lost Corner Preserve
Cost: Free
Registration Preferred but walk-ins welcome:
Instructor : Jason Green



Flyer_2017 Fall Lecture Series  – DOWNLOAD FLYER

Join us at Lost Corner Preserve for our final lecture in our Discover Nature lecture series. These family friendly informational sessions are designed to open Sandy Springs residents to the joy of nature right in their own back yards.  Ages 6+ Children under 16 must be accompanied by and adult.  Held on the 3rd Sunday of every month in the evening.  
Instructor: Roseanne Guerra
Cost : $10 per family, $5.00 per person
Registration is preferred, but walk-ins welcome:

**Common Owls of Georgia
Sunday, November 12, 2017, 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Back by popular demand!  We will learn about the four common types of owls found in our area, including their sounds.  Bring a headlamp or flashlight for an optional, short night hike to Falling Branch Creek, where we will look and listen for owls.  We also may spot a possum or two in the beautiful trees of Lost Corner Preserve.  No guarantees, but we did have a barred owl flyover last year!

**Wildlife in Winter
Sunday, December 10, 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Enjoy a complimentary cup of hot cocoa in a cozy armchair in the beautifully restored Lost Corner Cottage as we learn about Georgia wildlife in winter.  How do tiny birds survive an ice storm?  Do any of our local animals hibernate?  What happens to our butterflies and other insects?  How can you make your yard a winter haven?  Come learn about some of the amazing adaptations that allow our local wildlife to survive our Georgia winters.



2nd Saturday of Every Month – 9 AM to 12 Noon
NOV 11, DEC 9

Please come join Master Gardener, Diana Wood to volunteer and help with projects around Lost Corner Preserve. Bring water, gloves and garden tools. No registration required – just stop by



Ages 16 and up
Instructor: Nikki Stadler, Expert Knitter with 20 years experience

Are you a knitter who knows the basics, but can’t seem to find the courage to cast on that shawl/hat/sock/sweater you have your eye on? Have a knitting project that is stuck? Is it taunting you from a cute bag or basket in the corner of your living room? I can help you with that! This weekly workshop is an open forum for knitting questions and help. Bring whatever you are working on for some guidance or to be inspired by projects your neighbors are currently tackling. That way you can feel secure starting that new challenge with plenty of support. If you wish to purchase a series the sessions are bundled as follows:

Mondays 6:30-8:30
Cost: You can drop in for a single session for $25 or you can purchase a session series of 4 for $90.

SESSION 3: October 30th, November 6th, 13th, & 27th

Note: Knitting 102 and 103 are now part of the Open Knitting Night.  Nikki will incorporate the skills taught in these classes into the Open Knitting Night.  Please join us!

**KNITTING 101**
Due to a lack of participants, Knitting 101 has been postponed. If you are interested in taking this class, please e-mail us at

Ever wanted to learn to knit? In knitting 101 you will learn the basics including how to cast on, knit, purl, bind off, seam your knitting, and some finishing techniques. Everything you need to know to make a pair of hand warmers! This class is designed for brand newbies, but would be a great refresher course if it has been a while since you picked up a pair of needles. Kits will be available for purchase for $12 which include a set of size US 9 needles and some worsted weight yarn.