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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.

November 29, 2014

Rooftop Reindeer

Visit us in the Leslie E. Tassell English Perennial and Bulb Garden where you’ll get an up close look at Santa’s reindeer and have the opportunity to pet Dasher, Dancer and the rest of Santa’s flight crew.

Events

Events in March, 2014

October 30, 2012 October 31, 2015

Bernar Venet at Meijer Gardens

Mar
1
9:00 am 11:00 am
Classes & Camps: Child

Kids’ Butterfly Photography

Become inspired by an array of astonishing butterfly photos—colors, patterns and close-ups. Afterward shoot your own pictures of butterflies in the Tropical Conservatory with the help of a professional photographer. Make a butterfly work of art.

Ages

8-12

Instructor

Dianne Carroll Burdick

Cost

  • Members $20.0000
  • Non-Members $27
March 3, 20146:00 pm

Members Only: Night of the Butterflies

Bring your camera and enjoy Night of the Butterflies! Activies include: face painting, free tram rides (weather permitting), the Pangea Steeldrum Band, and more!

Cost

  • Members $5.00
  • Non-Members $12.00
March 4, 20146:00 pm / Tropical Conservatory

Tuesday Night Lights

Bring your flashlight on Tuesday nights until 9 pm to see the nightlife in the Tropical Conservatory. 

Mar
4
7:00 pm 8:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Square Foot Gardening Part 1

Grow more food in less space with much less effort. Learn how to create the perfect soil, build raised beds and use the square foot technique to achieve a bountiful harvest using organic methods.

Instructor

Dr. Richard Peters

Cost

  • Members $20.0000
  • Non-Members $27
March 11, 20146:00 pm / Tropical Conservatory

Tuesday Night Lights

Bring your flashlight on Tuesday nights until 9 pm to see the nightlife in the Tropical Conservatory. 

Mar
13
6:30 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Starting from Seed

Get hands-on experience as you sow and transplant vegetables and herbs to take home. Seeds are provided—or bring your own.

Instructor

Julie Francke

Cost

  • Members $20.0000
  • Non-Members $27
Mar
15
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Ceramic Garden Pot

Full Class

(FULL) Work in pairs to create a whimsical flower pot from clay. Learn through the fun process of forming your pot and applying texture. Then paint with your choice of glaze colors. Pots will be fired off-site for later pick-up.

March 16, 20146:00 pm

Members Only: Night of the Butterflies

Sold Out

Bring your camera and enjoy Night of the Butterflies! Activies include: face painting, free tram rides (weather permitting), the Pangea Steeldrum Band, and more!

Cost

  • Members $5.00
  • Non-Members $12.00