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Featured Events

October 21, 2014

An Evening With Richard Hunt

Richard Hunt returns to Grand Rapids for what promises to be a most memorable evening in the institution’s history. This annual lecture is made possible by Charles Schoenknecht and Ward A. Paul.

October 24, 2014

Hallowee-ones

Dress your child as a sculpture, mammal, fish, insect, bird, tree, flower, geologist or any other way that highlights something about the Children’s Garden. 

November 8, 2014

Holiday Gift Show

It’s never too early to start holiday shopping. And there’s no better place than the Holiday Gift Show!

Events

Classes & Camps

Oct
21
6:30 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Herbal Blends Workshop

Learn how to preserve your herbs for winter.

Instructor

Connie Hanson

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $37
Oct
25
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Grandma and Me: Make a Bird Feeder

Full Class

Learn about our feathered friends, and then make a small bird feeder from craft sticks and wire screen.

Ages

6-10 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $30 pairs
  • Non-Members $37 pairs
Oct
28
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Hot Soups/More Soups

Learn to make creamy soups without eggs or dairy products, and hearty “soup entrees.”

Instructor

Sue Stauffacher

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $37
Nov
4
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Dazzling Fused Glass Jewelry

Learn to cut, shape, grind and fabricate glass materials to create simple designs.

Instructor

Gloria Badiner

Cost

  • Members $70
  • Non-Members $77
Nov
8
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Grandma and Me: Working with Wood

Learn about lines, shapes, space and pattern.

Ages

6-10 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $30 pairs
  • Non-Members $37 pairs
Nov
11
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Adult & Child

Introduction to Microgreens Workshop

Discover why microgreens are the hottest new way to pack more nutrition into your diet.

Instructor

Zachary Eldridge and “The Barefoot Gardener”

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $37
Nov
15
10:00 am 1:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Portrait Photography

Learn to take outstanding holiday photos suitable for your family holiday cards!

Instructor

Dianne Carroll Burdick

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $37
Nov
22
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Super Cinnamon Rolls Morning Session

Full Class

Pretend you live in the 1930’s, and work in pairs in our farmhouse of that era to whip up a batch of cinnamon rolls using an easy “no fail” recipe and simple ingredients.

Ages

5-10 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $30 pairs
  • Non-Members $37 pairs
Nov
22
1:00 pm 2:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Super Cinnamon Rolls Afternoon Session

Full Class

Pretend you live in the 1930’s, and work in pairs in our farmhouse of that era to whip up a batch of cinnamon rolls using an easy “no fail” recipe and simple ingredients. We have added a NEW morning session on December 30 from 10 - 11:30 am. Click here for more info on that class.

Ages

5-10 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $30 pairs
  • Non-Members $37 pairs
Dec
2
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Photographing Holiday Lights

Learn the basics—effective backgrounds, creative angles, light effects and best time of day.

Instructor

Cory Olsen

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $32