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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
9
7:00 pm 9:00 pm
July 9, 2019 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Big Sherb and Paddlebots

Big Sherb: A largely instrumental mix of funk, fusion and progressive rock.

Paddlebots: Self-described as progressive soul-pop, they’re an amalgam of soul, pop, funk and jazz.

Jul
10
11:00 am 12:00 pm
July 10, 2019 11:00 am / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Weaving Patterns in Nature

Take a closer look at the spectacular variety of colors and patterns found in nature. Then enjoy an interactive storytime and “fingers-on” weaving activity with a professional fiber artist.

Jul
11
11:00 am 12:00 pm
July 11, 2019 11:00 am

Time for Topiaries!

Explore the Children’s Garden’s whimsical birthday-themed topiaries through interactive stories, games and activities. Whether it’s your birthday or your “unbirthday,” come play along with us!

July 11, 2019 7:00 pm / Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater

Three Dog Night

With special guest Charlie Farren.

Three Dog Night: Legendary music icons, Three Dog Night, celebrating nearly 5 decades, claims some of the most astonishing statistics in popular music.

Cost

  • Members $51
  • Non-Members $53
Jul
12
11:00 am 12:00 pm
July 12, 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 12, 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
13
11:00 am 12:00 pm
July 13, 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.

July 13, 2019 1:00 pm / Michigan's Farm Garden

Meet Me at the Fair

There is something for everyone at the fair!

July 14, 2019 1:00 pm / Michigan's Farm Garden

Meet Me at the Fair

There is something for everyone at the fair!

Jul
15
9:30 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Buckets of Paint

Filled

(FOUR-DAY CAMP) Follow paths, bridges and hills to see patterns, textures and colors. Then use this inspiration to create a fun paint project every day.

Ages

4-5

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95