Classes, Programs, Events

  • Designing Jewelry from Nature

    Date: April 11, 2015
    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens

    Time: 10:30 a.m.

    Nature offers beauty and is unique.  Cornelia Wende will show participants how to use its beauty to make distinct jewelry without disturbing nature, or needing diamonds or other high price materials, and how to combine silver and natural material. Explore easy design opportunities with a goal of each student creating a unique piece of jewelry. Price includes one piece of jewelry, may be adjusted depending on piece selected by participants. Additional pieces can be purchased and made. Participants are encouraged to bring a special stone, fossil, or shell to incorporate, if desired.

    Cost: $40 per person / $35 per person for Friends of HLG

    Registration is required. Approximate class length is two hours

  • Adopt A Highway

    Date: April 11, 2015
    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens

    Time: 10 a.m.

    Show your pride for Hidden Lake Gardens by helping us clean up our entryway!

    Michigan Department of Transportation’s Adopt-A-Highway program helps care for 6,400 miles of roads and have collected more than a million bags of trash.

    Participants must be over the age of 12.

  • Second Saturday Sunrise Series

    Date: April 11, 2015
    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens

    Time: 15 minutes before sunrise

    Start your day off with sunrise and breakfast treats at Hidden Lake Gardens. Share 755 acres with only the woodland creatures for a few hours as the day begins.

    Bring your running shoes, paints, or supplies for your favorite way to spend the early hours. Arrive fifteen minutes before sunrise. Class will be hosted by HLG staff and will include a tour.

    Cost: $10 per person / $8 per person for Friends of HLG

    Registration is required. Limited to seven people.

  • Behind The Scenes with Paul - Harper Collection

    Date: April 16, 2015
    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens

    Time: 6:30 p.m.

    April’s topic: Harper Collection

    Explore behind the scenes with HLG’s Managing Director, Paul Pfeifer. This is an opportunity to enjoy a behind-the-scenes perspective on different areas of HLG’s collections. Bring your questions and learn a few tips and secrets.

    Cost: $5 per person / free for Friends of HLG

    Registration is required. Approximate class length is 90 minutes.

  • Nature A - Z Preschool - LETTER L

    Date: April 18, 2015
    Location: Hidden Lake Gardens

    Time: 10:30 a.m.

    ‘L’ … Ladybugs !!

    Little ones from ages 3 – 7 are invited to explore the natural world through songs and crafts. Topics will center on items in nature that start with the letter of the month. Adults must attend with children. Dress to be outside for a short time. **This class will likely include a release of ladybugs, weather dependent**

    Class is open to pre-school and home-schooled children aged 3 - 7 yrs old.

    Cost: $8 per person / $6 per person for Friends of HLG.

    Registration is required.