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 April, 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.

April 1 9:00 am October 23, 2022

Yinka Shonibare CBE: Planets in My Head

Over the past three decades, Yinka Shonibare CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) has emerged as one of the most imaginative and subversive artists of his generation. The exhibition title Planets in My Head is a metaphor for the artist’s subversive imagination and his artistic journey as a self-described “postcolonial hybrid.” 

Apr
5
10:00 am 11:30 am
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Wake Up Spring!

Filled

Learn about our friendly pollinators, native Mason bees.

Ages

4-5 with Adult

Instructor

Jennifer Gilmore

Cost

  • Members $15
  • Non-Members $18
Apr
6
12:30 pm 2:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Child

Butterfly Fun

Learn how a caterpillar changes into a butterfly.

Ages

5-7

Instructor

Erin Willet

Cost

  • Members $30
  • Non-Members $40
Apr
6
10:00 pm 11:30 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult & Child

Mini Japanese Garden

Discover traditional Japanese Garden elements and what makes this garden unique.

Ages

6-10 with Adult

Instructor

Erin Willet

Cost

  • Members $15
  • Non-Members $18
Apr
9
10:00 am 12:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Plant A Cut Flower Garden*

Filled

Spread joy in the form of flowers.

Instructor

Lori Hernandez, Three Acre Farm

Cost

  • Members $35
  • Non-Members $45
Apr
9
3:00 pm 5:00 pm
Classes & Camps: Adult

Create a Kokedama Orchid

Filled

Learn the Japanese art of kokedama by planting an orchid on a moss-covered sphere.

Instructor

Josephine Fowler, Puddingstone Farm

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $90
Apr
12
7:00 pm 9:00 pm

This class has been canceled.

Ages

5+ with Adult

Instructor

Kara Wilkinson

Cost

  • Members $20
  • Non-Members $24
April 13, 2022 10:00 am

Farm Garden Springtime Walks

Walks for preschoolers and their families.

Apr
13
6:00 pm 8:00 pm
Filled

Create a fun, easel-mounted panel to brighten your home!

Instructor

Gloria Badiner

Cost

  • Members $80
  • Non-Members $90