Calendar

Calendar

Featured Events

August 23, 2014

Dahlia Show

Marvel at the variety of colors, shapes and sizes of dahlia flowers.

August 28, 2014

Sleeping Bear Dunes Bus Trip

Find out why Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore was named the “Most Beautiful Place in America” by Good Morning America.

North and South Waterfalls at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park
September 13 September 14, 2014

Japanese Garden Tram Tours

View glimpses of waterfalls, gazebos, islands, sculpture sites and plantings, and learn more about this innovative garden.

Events

Classes & Camps

Oct
11
10:00 am 12:00 pm

Learn how to select a tree with “bonsai potential” and how to determine the best style.

Instructor

Clint Eising

Cost

  • Members $55
  • Non-Members $62
Oct
11
10:00 am 12:00 pm

Watch a demonstration and learn to layer the rich colors of chalk pastels.

Instructor

Kathleen Kalinowski

Cost

  • Members $40
  • Non-Members $47
Oct
14
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Fused Glass Basics for Beginners

Learn the basics of working with fused glass.

Ages

Teens and/or Adults

Instructor

Gloria Badiner

Cost

  • Members $45
  • Non-Members $52
Oct
14
6:30 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Get Sharp!

Learn how to properly sharpen and clean your tools, including pruners, loppers and shovels.

Instructor

Dave Hollman

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $32
Oct
18
1:00 pm 4:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Watercolor Pencil Studio

Enjoy individual instruction following a brief demonstration on the basics of watercolor pencil. 

Instructor

Don Harris

Cost

  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $42
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

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