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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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February 6, 2016

Animal Adventures: Surviving in the Wild

In collaboration with John Ball Zoo.

February 16, 2016

Beers of Michigan - Wines of Italy

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

Events

Classes & Camps

Mar
19
12:30 pm 1:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Children & Families

Who Am I? A Butterfly Ballet

Mark your calendars now for a thoroughly delightful butterfly ballet.

Cost

  • Members $5
  • Non-Members $8
Mar
26
9:00 am 11:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child

Kids’ Butterfly Photography

Take pictures of our butterflies in the Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory with the help of a professional photographer.

Ages

8-12

Instructor

Dianne Carroll Burdick

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $33
Mar
26
10:00 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Introduction to Light Room

Looking for imaging software?  Curious about Light Room’s features?

Instructor

Ed Post

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $38
Mar
29
7:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Success with Dahlias Workshop

Discover the amazing variety of dahlias, from small pompon and water lily types to huge dinner plate varieties.

Instructor

Dr. Richard Peters

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $33
Mar
30
4:00 pm 5:30 pm

Discover why pollinators are so essential to our environment as well as the food we eat.

Instructor

Rebecca Finneran

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $33
Apr
5
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Spring Break

Spring Break Spectacular

Spend five fun hours experiencing Meijer Gardens through art, horticulture, cooking and music.

Ages

Ages 10-12

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $58
Apr
5
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Spring Break

Spring Break Sensation

Spend five fun hours experiencing Meijer Gardens through art, horticulture and music.

Ages

Ages 6-9

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $58
Apr
6
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Spring Break

Spring Break Spectacular

Spend five fun hours experiencing Meijer Gardens through art, horticulture, cooking and music.

Ages

Ages 10-12

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $58
Apr
6
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Spring Break

Spring Break Sensation

Spend five fun hours experiencing Meijer Gardens through art, horticulture and music.

Ages

Ages 6-9

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $58
Apr
7
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Spring Break

Introduction to Zentangle

No experience necessary to participate in this engaging drawing experience and make beautiful, unique images!

Ages

Ages 8-10

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $32