Calendar

Calendar

Featured Events

May 8, 2021

Michigan All-State Bonsai Show

Join bonsai artists, aficionados, and admirers from across the Midwest to see stunning bonsai on display throughout the Atrium and Huizenga Grand Room. 

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

May 4 10:30 am May 28, 2021 / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

“A-May-zing” Children’s Garden Discoveries!

Join in the fun with awesome adventures and discover why May is “A-May-zing!”

May 7 10:30 am May 31, 2021 / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

“A-May-zing” Children’s Garden Discoveries!

Join in the fun with awesome adventures and discover why May is “A-May-zing!”

May 8, 2021 9:00 am

Michigan All-State Bonsai Show

Join bonsai artists, aficionados, and admirers from across the Midwest to see stunning bonsai on display throughout the Atrium and Huizenga Grand Room. 

May
8
9:30 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Brazilian Raintree Workshop

Jim Beck will provide bonsai pot recommendations and share bonsai techniques for care and styling.

Instructor

Jim Beck

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95
May 8, 2021 10:00 am / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Just for Moms

Treat your mom (or another special person in your life) with unique Mother’s Day activities in the Lena Meijer Children’s Garden!

May
8
10:00 am 1:00 pm

Learn the basics of bonsai working with ‘Tiger Bark’ Ficus.

Instructor

Bill Struhar

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $90
May
8
1:30 pm 4:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Duranta Workshop

This relatively easy to care for tree has the potential for a lovely bonsai.

Instructor

Mark Fields

Cost

  • Members $90
  • Non-Members $100
May
8
2:00 pm 5:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Bonsai Workshop

Bring Your Own Tree Workshop

Bring one or two bonsai and work on styling or refining your trees with expert guidance.

Instructor

Steve Jetzer

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $60
May
9
9:30 am 12:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Bonsai Workshop

VIRTUAL Bring Your Own Tree Workshop with Bjorn Bjorholm

Receive expert guidance from guest artist, Bjorn Bjorholm, for the future training of your bonsai in this workshop hosted through Zoom.

Instructor

Bjor Bjorholm, Guest Artist

Cost

  • Members $50
  • Non-Members $60
May 9, 2021 11:00 am

Michigan All-State Bonsai Show

Join bonsai artists, aficionados, and admirers from across the Midwest to see stunning bonsai on display throughout the Atrium and Huizenga Grand Room.