Meijer Gardens To Host Winter Family Day

Posted at 8:49 AM, Feb 15, 2013
and last updated 2013-02-15 08:49:23-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich — Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is inviting families to play outside Saturday.

It’s hosting a Winter Family Day from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m., and the activities are included with the price of admission. There’s hot chocolate to sip while you take part in the fun.

Activities include:

  • Watching an ice sculptor in action
  • Making a snow painting and sculpture
  • Designing a simple seed mosaic
  • Making an old-fashioned toy
  • Creating a grapevine bird feeder
  • Taking an interpretive winter bird walk with a naturalist (1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.)
  • Listening to winter-themed stories

Admission is $12 for adults, $6 for kids ages 5 to 13, $9 for seniors or students with ID, $4 for kids ages 3 to 4, and free for kids ages 2 and under.

Meijer Gardens is located at 1000 E Beltline Avenue NE in Grand Rapids.