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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

February 16, 2016 6:30 pm

Beers of Michigan - Wines of Italy

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

February 20, 2016 1:00 pm / Children's Garden

Winter Family Day

An afternoon of frosty fun awaits your family in the Lena Meijer Children’s Garden.

February 23, 2016 10:00 am

Cozy Tales for Chilly Days

Preschool Story Time

February 23, 2016 6:30 pm

Beers of Michigan - Wines of Italy

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

Feb
23
7:00 pm 8:30 pm

Gain a new understanding of bonsai as Greg reveals its fascinating history.

Instructor

Greg Afman

Cost

  • Members $15
  • Non-Members $23
Japanese Garden Content Incorporates Japanese Garden Content
February 25, 2016 6:00 pm

Mimmo Paladino Member Opening

Don't miss this very special evening, your exclusive preview of the artist's first major exhibition in America in more than a decade.

February 26 August 14, 2016

Mimmo Paladino: Present into Past

Italian sculptor, painter and graphic artist Mimmo Paladino is among the innovative artists responsible for the revival of figurative art at the end of the 20th century.

March 1, 2016 10:00 am

Cozy Tales for Chilly Days

Preschool Story Time

This temporary, annual exhibition features thousands of tropical butterflies from Central and South America, Africa and Asia freely flying in the Tropical Conservatory. Experience butterflies close up and watch them emerge from their chrysalises right before your eyes.

March 1 April 30, 2016 / Children's Garden

Children’s Activities During Butterflies

Fred & Dorothy Fichter Butterflies Are Blooming in the Lena Meijer Children’s Garden with engaging outdoor educational activities.