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September 7, 2019

Outdoor Portrait Photography

Learn how to adapt your photography knowledge for creating stunning portraits using natural light and strobe light.

September 20, 2019 March 1, 2020

Rebecca Louise Law: The Womb

In this impactful gallery exhibition, Rebecca Louise Law: The Womb, new work by the artist will be presented in an immersive installation in the Balk Gallery. Law’s use of natural materials, mainly floral, encourage the viewer to experience the relationship between humanity and nature.

September 24, 2019

Wege Environmental Lecture: Monarchs, Milkweed and Migration with Dr. Anurag Agrawal

Join scientist, author, and monarch butterfly expert Dr. Anurag Agrawal as he explores, through striking visual imagery, the fascinating natural history of monarchs and milkweed, revealing the coevolutionary battle between monarchs and milkweed’s famous toxins.

Events

Events in July, 2019

Jul
5
11:00 am 12:00 pm
July 5, 2019 11:00 am / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Garden Helpers

What do butterflies, bats, worms and ladybugs have in common? They are all important garden helpers! Learn how these tiny creatures help in big ways through activities such as up-close observations, interactive stories, and clever hunts.

July 5, 2019 1:00 pm / Michigan's Farm Garden

Fridays at the Farm

Have bushels of family fun in Michigan's Farm Garden this summer! 

Jul
6
11:00 am 12:00 pm
July 6, 2019 11:00 am / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Science Saturdays

Investigate Michigan animals as you explore fascinating facts about reptiles, amphibians, mammals and more.

Jul
6
1:00 pm 4:00 pm
July 6, 2019 1:00 pm / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Independence Day Celebration

Help us celebrate America’s birthday—the Children’s Garden way!

Jul
8
8:30 am 4:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Camp Kaleidoscope: A Wacky Week of Fun

(FIVE-DAY CAMP) Get to know Meijer Gardens in a whole new way with new skills, new experiences and endless fun.

Ages

6-8

Cost

  • Members $225
  • Non-Members $250
Jul
8
9:00 am 2:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Investigate the Japanese Garden Japanese Garden Content

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(ONE-DAY CAMP) Learn about the different elements in The Richard & Helen DeVos Japanese Garden, create your own mini Japanese Garden, and work with a Bonsai artist

Ages

9-12

Cost

  • Members $55
  • Non-Members $65
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Jul
8
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Creature Feature

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(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Get to know the animals and sculptures at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park. 

Ages

4-5

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95
Jul
8
11:00 am 12:00 pm
July 8, 2019 11:00 am / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Moving to the Music

Come be a part of our musical jam in the Lena Meijer Children's Garden! Whether by playing an instrument, clapping your hands, tapping your toes, or lending a voice, follow along with local musicians as we make music every Monday.

Jul
9
11:00 am 12:00 pm
July 9, 2019 11:00 am / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Summer Storytime

Imaginations are welcome at Summer Storytime! Join us for a variety of sensational stories all summer long.

Jul
9
6:30 pm 7:30 pm
July 9, 2019 6:30 pm / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Outdoor Artist Studio

Join local artists in the vibrant atmosphere of the Lena Meijer Children’s Garden for engaging, informal art experiences.