Events

Children’s Garden Summer Activities

  • July 15, 2020
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Whether it’s engaging with story-times, investigating Discovery Cart materials, exploring self-guided activities, or joining in with a guest performer, the Children’s Garden is the place to be all summer long! Check at the Information Center for what’s happening daily.

Mondays - 11 am 
MOVE TO THE MUSIC
Come be a part of our musical jam! Whether by clapping your hands, tapping your toes or lending a voice, follow along with local musicians as we make music every Monday.

Tuesdays - 11 am
SUMMER STORY-TIME
Imaginations are welcome at Summer Story-Time! Experience stories by jumping like frogs onto pretend lily pads, or chanting and cheering for your favorite story characters. Join us for a variety of sensational stories all summer long.

Tuesdays - 6:30 pm 
OUTDOOR ARTIST STUDIO
Explore the out-of-doors with an artist’s eye! Join local artists in the vibrant atmosphere of the Children’s Garden for engaging, informal presentations and demonstrations.

Wednesdays - 11 am 
WEAVING & SPINNNING TALES 
Experience the wonders of weaving every Wednesday in the Children’s Garden. Gather around for fun-filled stories about silly sheep, busy spiders, colorful clouds and brilliant rainbows all that all highlighting weaving and spinning. Then enjoy weaving demonstrations with a professional fiber artist.

Thursdays - 11 am
SCULPTURE TALES!
Discover the Children’s Garden through storybook-themed sculpture walks! These walks will highlight sculptures throughout the Children’s Garden in fun ways that will have guests exploring their imaginations through interactive stories, games and activities.   

Fridays - 11 am
GARDEN HELPERS 
Learn how to care for a garden, even on a small scale, just like our little garden helpers—squirmy worms, lovely ladybugs and other helpful creatures! Investigate how these tiny animals help in big ways through activities such as up-close observations and interactive stories. 

Saterdays - 11 am 
SCIENCE SATERDAY 
Investigate the natural world of Michigan animals and plants every Saturday as you explore fascinating facts about insects, birds, mammals and more. Learn from a guest naturalist what makes Michigan’s fauna and flora so unique with simple identification methods and the importance of conservation by participating in family-friendly activities.

Location: Lena Meijer Children's Garden
Fee: Free with admission