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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: Bonsai Workshop

May
15
10:30 am 1:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Beginners ‘Tiger Bark’ Ficus

Gain hands-on experience pruning, wiring and repotting a ‘Tiger Bark’ Ficus.

Instructor

Bill Struhar

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $58
May
15
11:30 am 1:45 pm

Learn the steps and techniques needed to transform a ‘Shimpaku’ juniper into a lovely raft-style forest planting.

Instructor

Ken Huth

Cost

  • Members $75
  • Non-Members $83
May
15
12:30 pm 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Bonsai Workshop

Bonsai Basics for Kids

Learn how to select, prune, and repot a bonsai in a workshop specifically designed for kids.

Ages

10-14

Instructor

The Growco Guys

Cost

  • Members $45
  • Non-Members $53
May
15
12:30 pm 3:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Create a Crabapple Bonsai

Create a one-of-a-kind crabapple bonsai, a tree with lovely spring flowers and attractive fruit.

Instructor

Jim Beck

Cost

  • Members $70
  • Non-Members $78
May
15
2:00 pm 4:30 pm

Gain hands-on experience pruning, wiring and repotting a juniper, a great choice for beginners.

Instructor

Jon Holwerda

Cost

  • Members $45
  • Non-Members $53
May
15
2:30 pm 4:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Japanese Yew Bonsai

Discover why the Japanese yew is such a great choice for bonsai.

Instructor

Mark Fields

Cost

  • Members $75
  • Non-Members $83
May
15
3:00 pm 5:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Bring Your Own Tree: Spring Shape Up!

Bring a bonsai that you have previously purchased or styled at a workshop and now needs attention.

Instructor

Michigan Bonsai Artists

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $33