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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 May, 2021

Art and Gardens Book Discussion 

May
4
2:00 pm 6:00 pm

Capture the unique beauty of cherry blossoms in a work of art.

Instructor

Nancy Hart

Cost

  • Members $55
  • Non-Members $65
May 4 10:30 am May 28, 2021 / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

“A-May-zing” Children’s Garden Discoveries!

Join in the fun with awesome adventures and discover why May is “A-May-zing!”

May 5 10:30 am May 29, 2021 / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

“A-May-zing” Children’s Garden Discoveries!

Join in the fun with awesome adventures and discover why May is “A-May-zing!”

May 6 10:30 am May 30, 2021 / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

“A-May-zing” Children’s Garden Discoveries!

Join in the fun with awesome adventures and discover why May is “A-May-zing!”

May 7 10:30 am May 31, 2021 / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

“A-May-zing” Children’s Garden Discoveries!

Join in the fun with awesome adventures and discover why May is “A-May-zing!”

May 8, 2021 9:00 am

Michigan All-State Bonsai Show

Join bonsai artists, aficionados, and admirers from across the Midwest to see stunning bonsai on display throughout the Atrium and Huizenga Grand Room. 

May
8
9:30 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Bonsai Workshop

Brazilian Raintree Workshop

Jim Beck will provide bonsai pot recommendations and share bonsai techniques for care and styling.

Instructor

Jim Beck

Cost

  • Members $85
  • Non-Members $95
May 8, 2021 10:00 am / Lena Meijer Children's Garden

Just for Moms

Treat your mom (or another special person in your life) with unique Mother’s Day activities in the Lena Meijer Children’s Garden!

May
8
10:00 am 1:00 pm

Learn the basics of bonsai working with ‘Tiger Bark’ Ficus.

Instructor

Bill Struhar

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $90