Calendar

Calendar

Featured Events

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.

July 17, 2021

Hosta Show

Hosta leaves will be displayed in this "leaf show."

Events

Classes & Camps

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

Felted Bird Pods

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
Apr
14
8:00 am 9:30 am

Join our Director of Horticulture, Steve LaWarre, for a special behind the scenes tour of the Fred & Dorothy Fichter Butterflies Are Blooming exhibition. 

Cost

  • Members $15
  • Non-Members $25
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
Apr
17
10:00 am 1:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Spring Photography

Learn about the joys of spring photography with a classroom presentation, then walk the garden paths to photograph signs of spring.

Instructor

Dianne Carroll Burdick

Cost

  • Members $40
  • Non-Members $50
Apr
18
9:00 am 11:00 am

Learn techniques for creating fantastic butterfly photos.

Instructor

Dusty Brown

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40
Apr
20
10:00 am 12:00 pm

Create a unique floral arrangement based on principles of ikebana, the Japanese art of floral design.

Instructor

Mandi Stade

Cost

  • Members $55
  • Non-Members $65
Apr
20
4:00 pm 5:30 pm

Learn to select and care for the best shade-loving perennials.

Instructor

Barb Balgoyen

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40
Apr
20
5:30 pm 8:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Natural Dyes

Join Megan Williams of Adventure Textiles to discover the art and science behind achieving natural colors.

Instructor

Megan Williams

Cost

  • Members $55
  • Non-Members $65
Apr
20
6:00 pm 7:30 pm

Discover perennials with long-lasting blooms, dazzling colors and fabulous foliage.

Instructor

Barb Balgoyen

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40
Apr
21
2:00 pm 4:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Garden Tools 101

Join Meijer Gardens Lead Horticulturalist, Ian Warnock, for an interactive workshop to identify and practice using the tools you’ll need for all your gardening projects this year!

Instructor

Ian Warnock

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40