Calendar

Calendar

Featured Events

November 25, 2014

Family Winter-Time Walks

Winter in the Children’s Garden can be chilly, but fun! Bundle up and join us on an outdoor interactive discovery walk to investigate the Children’s Garden in new ways.

November 25, 2014

Santa Visits

Even though he knows who has been naughty or nice, Santa welcomes all visitors to share their holiday wishes and take a picture with him on a sleigh in the Cook Entryway.

December 4, 2014

Holiday Gala

This enchanted evening will feature horse-drawn carriage rides through the sculpture park, dancing, a strolling dinner, and roaming holiday entertainment. Enjoy the dazzling trees and displays representing holiday cultures around the world. Don't miss your opportunity to attend this spectacular annual event. 

  

Events

Classes & Camps

Feb
27
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult

Succulents in a Nest

Welcome spring by creating an adorable “succulent nest.”

Instructor

Rose Allerding

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $37
Feb
28
10:00 am 1:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Beginning Botanical Drawing

Capture the beauty of a variety of flowers and foliage in the Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory.

Instructor

Don Harris

Cost

  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $42
Mar
6
10:00 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Ikebana-Inspired Floral Design

Create a lovely floral arrangement, based on principles of ikebana, the Japanese art of floral design.

Instructor

Anne-Lise Whitescarver

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $57
Mar
7
10:00 am 11:00 am
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
7
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
8
9:00 am 11:00 am
Classes & Camps: Adult

Butterfly Photography

Enjoy time alone with the butterflies before public hours begin. Learn techniques for creating fantastic butterfly photos.

Instructor

Dusty Brown

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $32
Mar
10
7:00 pm 8:30 pm

Grow more food in less space with much less effort.

Instructor

Dr. Richard Peters

Cost

  • Members $20
  • Non-Members $27
Mar
14
9:00 am 11:00 am
Classes & Camps: Child

Kids’ Butterfly Photography

Visit the Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory to photograph colorful butterflies.

Ages

8-12

Instructor

Dianne Carroll Burdick

Cost

  • Members $20
  • Non-Members $27
Mar
21
10:00 am 11:00 am
Classes & Camps: Children & Families, Spring Gardening Mini-Series

Who Am I? A Butterfly Ballet

Mark your calendars now for a thoroughly delightful butterfly ballet.

Cost

  • Members $5
  • Non-Members $8
Mar
21
12:30 pm 1:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Children & Families, Spring Gardening Mini-Series

Who Am I? A Butterfly Ballet

Mark your calendars now for a thoroughly delightful butterfly ballet.

Cost

  • Members $5
  • Non-Members $8