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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 in April, 2021

April 1, 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.

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.

April 2, 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.

April 3, 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.

April 4, 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.

April 5, 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.

April 6, 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.

Apr
6
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Child, Summer Camp

Everyday Explorers

Create a unique field journal to record your findings and then investigate woods and wetlands.

Ages

6-7 with adult

Cost

  • Members $18 member child, $18 member adult
  • Non-Members $22 non-member child, $22 non-member adult
Apr
7
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Wake Up Spring!

Filled

Find out why spring is such an important season!

Ages

4-5 with Adult

Cost

  • Members $18 per child, $18 per adult
  • Non-Members $22 per child, $22 per adult
Apr
7
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Child, Spring Break

iPad Photography

Take and embellish creative still life images using themed props, action shots, trick shots and videos.

Ages

8-9

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $35