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 18 10:30 am June 11, 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
19
10:00 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Hanging Baskets for the Home

Create a stunning outdoor 14-inch hanging basket based on “thriller, spiller, and filler” container principles.

Instructor

Tony England

Cost

  • Members $55
  • Non-Members $65
May 19 10:30 am June 12, 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 20 10:30 am June 13, 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 21 10:30 am June 14, 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
23
1:00 pm 3:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Found Object Art

Join Meijer Gardens staff and volunteers on May 16th for a community clean-up (participation in the clean-up is optional), then use the objects collected to construct your own unique work of art.

May
25
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Composting 101 Workshop*

Join Luis Chen, owner of Wormies VermiCompost and 2019 winner of Start Garden 100, as he shares everything you need to know to start composting at home.

Instructor

Luis Chen

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $90
May 25 10:30 am June 18, 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 26 10:30 am June 19, 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
27
11:00 am 3:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult, Off-Site Bus Trips

Spring Foraging - Guided Day Trip

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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.

Instructor

Maggie Conklin ND

Cost

  • Members $60
  • Non-Members $70