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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 on April 17, 2021

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
17
9:30 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult

Beginning Vegetable Gardening*

Starting from the ground up, learn methods for preparing your site and the importance of good soil.

Instructor

Greg Dunn

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40
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
17
12:30 pm 2:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Advanced Vegetable Gardening*

A continuation of Beginning Vegetable Gardening.

Instructor

Greg Dunn

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40
April 17, 2021 1:00 pm / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Earth Day - Every Day!

Celebrate earth awareness the Children’s Garden way.

April 17, 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.