Calendar

Calendar

Featured Events

May 21, 2022

Japanese Tea Ceremony in the Teahouse

Witness the Japanese art of chanoyu, or tea ceremony.

June 7 August 30, 2022

Tuesday Evening Music Club

Each Tuesday evening in June, July and August, the Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater hosts local talent in a variety of musical genres. Bring a picnic or choose from fresh fare at the Eileen DeVries Concessions Center.

June 12 August 20, 2022

Children’s Garden Summer Activities

Check at the Information Center located in the Lena Meijer Children's Garden for special weekly programs and activities.

Events

Events in March, 2022

March 1 9:00 am April 30, 2022

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.

Mar
8
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Beginning Acrylics

Filled

Basic techniques will be explored using acrylic paint as a medium. 

Instructor

Nick Antonakis

Cost

  • Members $60
  • Non-Members $70
Mar
9
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Big Impact for Small Spaces*

Small spaces provide big opportunity—with the right attitude and know-how.
 

Instructor

Stacey Hirvela

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $35
Mar
12
10:00 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Permaculture for Beginners*

Filled

Learn about the buzz word “permaculture” in this beginner class.

Instructor

Jonathan Sowder, Honeybird Farms

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $35
Mar
13
9:00 am 11:00 am
Classes & Camps: Adult

Butterfly Photography

Filled

Learn techniques for creating fantastic butterfly photos.

Instructor

Dusty Brown

Cost

  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $45
Mar
13
1:00 pm 3:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child

Primary Printmaking

Get inspired by nature.

Ages

10-14

Instructor

Taylor Bultema

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40
Mar
16
5:30 pm 8:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Simple Ceramic Planter

Filled

Create a small garden container, just the right size for a pot of pansies.

Instructor

Harmony Nguyen

Cost

  • Members $55
  • Non-Members $65
Mar
19
10:00 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Child

Simple Ceramics

Get creative with clay!

Ages

10-14

Instructor

Mary Lamson-Burke

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40
Mar
20
9:00 am 11:00 am
Classes & Camps: Adult

Butterfly Photography

Filled

Learn techniques for creating fantastic butterfly photos.

Instructor

Dusty Brown

Cost

  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $45
Mar
21
2:00 pm 4:00 pm
Filled

Receive expert advice on how to make your perennial garden look its best.

Instructor

Tony England

Cost

  • Members $25
  • Non-Members $35