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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

Events on August 7, 2014

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Bernar Venet at Meijer Gardens

Aug
7
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Architecture and Design

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Use your imagination and a variety of materials like cardboard, wood, clay, stones, wire and paper to create a house, bridge, sculpture and public building.

Ages

8-9

Cost

  • Members $75
  • Non-Members $82
Aug
7
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Creature Feature

Full Class

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Get to know animals that call Meijer Gardens home—turtles, frogs, birds and horses.

Ages

4-5

Cost

  • Members $75
  • Non-Members $82
Aug
7
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Chefs’ Cooking Camp

Full Class

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Learn from a different chef each day as you learn cooking skills and prepare recipes for an appetizer, main dish, bread and dessert.

Ages

12-14

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $92
Aug
7
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Rocks and Fossils

Full Class

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Learn about rocks using graham crackers and chocolate chips.

Ages

6-7

Cost

  • Members $75
  • Non-Members $82
August 7, 20147:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Five For Fighting with Twilight Symphony Orchestra

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Singer John Ondrasik has spent the past decade writing songs that make an emotional connection. His breakthrough came in the 2001 song, “Superman” and his latest album, Bookmarks, was released in 2013.

Cost

  • Members $48
  • Non-Members $50