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January 30, 2015 January 8, 2017

Tranquility Zone: A Japanese Garden Environment for Families

 Welcome to Tranquility Zone, a place for quiet experiences—and fun!

 Use your imagination as you explore this Japanese garden environment.

  • Walk quietly on the stepping stone path and over the bridge.
  • Rearrange the boulders and rake the “sand” in the Zen-style garden.
  • Create your own insect hunt.
  • Add wildlife and flower magnets to the trees.
  • Try on a kimono hanging at the back of the teahouse.
  • Use the large, foam pieces to create your own sculpture.
  • Discover hidden information throughout the exhibition.
  • Participate in changing discovery cart activities.
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January 5, 2016

Cozy Tales for Chilly Days

Preschool Story Time

February 16, 2016

Beers of Michigan - Wines of Italy

Enjoy beer? Enjoy wine? Enjoy the best of both worlds.

Events

Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Feb
13
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Grandma and Me: Valentine’s Day

Full Class

Have fun working in pairs to make and sample a simple version of Mexican hot chocolate.

Ages

6-10 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $35 member pairs
  • Non-Members $43 non-member pairs
Apr
16
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Grandma and Me: Printmaking

Take a short walk through the tranquil Japanese Garden and become inspired by its waterfalls, trees and boulders.

Ages

Ages 8+ with Adult

Instructor

Mary Lamson-Burke

Cost

  • Members $35 member pairs
  • Non-Members $43 non-member pairs
Apr
23
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Grandma and Me: Cherry Blossom Art

Spend time together in the Japanese Garden with a spring search-and-find.

Ages

Ages 4-5 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $35 member pairs
  • Non-Members $43 non-member pairs
May
21
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Grandma and Me: Farm Fun

Pretend you live on a farm and make and taste butter, search for and collect eggs and create a paper quilt square.

Ages

Age 3 with an Adult

Cost

  • Members $35 member pairs
  • Non-Members $43 non-member pairs
Jun
7
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child, Summer Camp

Grandma and Me: Plant Pals

(ONE-DAY CAMP) Hunt for plants used to make gum, chocolate, baskets, flooring and musical instruments.

Ages

4-5 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $35 member pairs
  • Non-Members $43 non-member pairs
Jun
7
2:00 pm 3:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child, Summer Camp

Grandma and Me: Plant Pals

(ONE-DAY CAMP) Hunt for plants used to make gum, chocolate, baskets, flooring and musical instruments.

Ages

4-5 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $35 member pairs
  • Non-Members $43 non-member pairs