new education pavilion is located on the west side of Inniswood,
across from the Sisters' Garden. Plan on a short hike down a gently
sloped curved asphalt trail.
House is open Tuesday through Friday 8am -4:30pm and Saturday
and Sunday 11am - 4pm.
requiring advance registration are highlighted.
Program registration may be done on-line at www.metroparks.net
from the drop-down Programs and Activities menu.
For those who prefer to register by phone, call Metro Parks Headquarters
Reservation Line at 614.508.8111 or Inniswood Metro Gardens at
614.895.6216 Tuesday through Friday 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. to register.
All programs meet at Innis House unless otherwise noted.
Thursday, March 30
the watercolor artwork of Judy Heston and the photography artwork
of Rick Heston on display in the Innis House.
The Innis House is open Tuesday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30
p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
March 28, 10:00 a.m. preregistration
School: Wind Wonders: Learn
about windy weather, try wind experiments, and make an upcycled
kite and windsock.
to all children age 6-10 years old, accompanied by an adult.
April 2, 2:00 p.m. preregistration
Egg Decorating Workshop
Ginny Baughman shows you how to create a beautiful Ukrainian egg
using a series of wax coatings and dye baths. Fee is $25. Take-home
kits for making your own egg will be available for sale at the
conclusion of the program. Must be 16 years old or be accompanied
by an adult.
April 4, 10:00 a.m. preregistration
Containers : Learn about some
perennial plants and smaller shrubs that can be grown year-round
in a container.
April 5, preregistration
in the Garden: Garden Puddle Party:
the critters that live in puddles by participating in activities,
a craft, and a puddle parade around the gardens. Bring your rain
will need to be accompanied by an adult. The program will include
a hike. Please dress appropriately. Age 3-5 years.
April 12, 7:00 p.m.
Society: Join the members of
the Herb Society
of America, Central Ohio Unit for their public meeting and program.
Lotions & Potions: Herbal Skin Care
presented by Brooke Sackenheim. Learn about the basic techniques
and ingredients involved in crafting your own lotion. Ms. Sackenheim
has been studying herbs since 2002. She is the manager of the
Ohio Herb Education Center in Gahanna, Ohio, whose mission is
to educate the public about the benefits and various uses of herbs
in everyday life.
April 18, 10:00 a.m. preregistration
Grown Repellents: Learn which
plants can be grown as natural repellents.
April 22, 9:00-11:00 a.m. preregistration
Garden Volunteers: Join
us for the season's first meeting and help prepare the gardens
for spring. Participants must pre-register and have parent's permission.
April 22, 11:00 a.m. preregistration
Garden Volunteers: Garden Buzz Photography Workshop :
This orientation will share tips
for taking photos of pollinators. We'll explore the citizen science
project, Bumble bee Watch, and how we can help bees. Please
bring your own digital camera or smart phone. Your
photos could be used for scientific research! This orientation
& workshop will share tips and tricks for taking great photos
of pollinators. Children ages 11-17 accompanied by an adult for
this orientation session.
April 23, 2:00 p.m.
Five-0: Level 2: Wildflower Walk :
and discuss some common wildflowers on a walk with an educator.
50 and older.
April 23, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
the Artists : View the fiber
art of the Art Quilt Alliance at a reception.
April 30, 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Garden Day: Strawberry Garden Party: Learn
how to grow, harvest, and utilize strawberries
for your family at this annual event. Participate in family-friendly
gardening activities including crafts, food preparation, and planting.