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April 13, 2021

Springtime Walks

The Farm Garden will be the focus for these wonderful springtime walks for preschoolers and their families.

May 14, 2021

Downtown Mural Walk - Guided Day Trip

Join Curator of Arts Education, Amber Oudsema, on a guided walking tour of the murals of downtown Grand Rapids.

May 27, 2021

Spring Foraging - Guided Day Trip

Meet Maggie Conklin ND, Maven of Heirloom Academy and owner of LadyHawk Nutrition in Douglas, at the Outdoor Discovery Center in Holland, MI to learn about the abundance of “wild foods” in Southwest Michigan.

Events

Events

April 11, 2021 / 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.

March 1 9:00 am April 30, 2021

Fred & Dorothy Fichter Butterflies Are Blooming

This temporary, annual exhibition features thousands of tropical butterflies from Central and South America, Africa and Asia freely flying in the Tropical Conservatory. From March 1 through April 30, experience butterflies close up and watch them emerge from their chrysalises right before your eyes.

Apr
11
9:00 am 11:00 am
Filled

Learn techniques for creating fantastic butterfly photos.

Instructor

Dusty Brown

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40
April 12, 2021 / 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.

April 13, 2021 10:00 am / Michigan's Farm Garden

Springtime Walks

The Farm Garden will be the focus for these wonderful springtime walks for preschoolers and their families.

Apr
13
2:00 pm 6:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Felted Bird Pods

Filled

Create a simple and fun 3-D bird pod using wool, a resist and wet felting techniques.

Instructor

Kathy Forzley

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $90
April 13, 2021 7:00 pm

Virtual Secchia Garden Lectures

This year we’re expanding the annual Secchia Garden Lecture into a four-part virtual lecture series.

April 13, 2021 / 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.

April 14, 2021 / 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.

Apr
15
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Landscape for Life*

Discover ways to make your yard more sustainable and attractive to wildlife while embracing the ecosystem services that nature provides.

Instructor

Rebecca Marquardt

Cost

  • Members $125
  • Non-Members $135