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EDUCATION PAVILION

Our 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.

INNIS HOUSE

Innis House is open Tuesday through Friday 8am -4:30pm and Saturday and Sunday 11am - 4pm.

Program Registration: Programs 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.

 

JULY

Friday, June 30 through Friday, July 28 view the mixed media artwork of Dianne Bauman in the Innis House. The Innis House is open Tuesday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Innis House is closed on Mondays.

Meet members of the Herb Society of America, Central Ohio Unit and ask them questions during Sunny Sundays this month. Sundays 1:30-3:30pm.

Herb Garden

Friday, July 21, 20:00 a.m.

Family Garden Yoga

Practice your animal, plant, and gardening poses in a fun, relaxing, and family- focused stretching program. Bring mats or blankets.

Education Pavilion

 

Saturday, July 22, 10:00 a.m.

Family Garden Yoga

Practice your animal, plant, and gardening poses in a fun, relaxing, and family- focused stretching program. Bring mats or blankets.

Education Pavilion

 

Sunday, July 23, 2:00 p.m.

Herbs for Flavor, Fragrance, and Fitness

Join presenter, Kathleen Gips, and learn how to add flavor, fragrance, and fitness into your home with herbs. Sponsored by Herb Society of America, Central Ohio Unit.

Innis House

Monday, July 24, 1:00 p.m.

Introductory Tai Chi

Learn the first few moves of this ancient Chinese moving meditation from Taoist Tai Chi instructor, Midge Krause, in this introductory lesson. All fitness levels welcome.

Education Pavilion

 

Tuesday, July 25, 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Summer Children's Programs: The Cardinal

Discover mysteries and cool facts about Ohio's famous, state bird with activities and crafts. This program is for children ages 8 and younger, accompanied by an adult.

Education Pavilion

Wednesday, July 26, 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Summer Children's Programs: The Cardinal

Discover mysteries and cool facts about Ohio's famous, state bird with activities and crafts. This program is for children ages 8 and younger, accompanied by an adult.

Education Pavilion

Saturday, July 29, 2:00 p.m.

Metro Five-0: Level 2: Rock Gardening

Learn about the history and components of rock gardens. Program will include a presentation and a tour of the Rock Garden. Ages 50 and older.

Innis House

 

Sunday, July 30, 7:00 p.m.

Evening Garden Walk

Take a guided stroll through the Gardens.

Gardens Entrance

AUGUST

 

Saturday, July 29 through Tuesday, August 29 view the photography artwork of Chris Brinkman in the Innis House. The Innis House is open Tuesday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Innis House is closed on Mondays.

Meet members of the Herb Society of America, Central Ohio Unit and ask them questions during Sunny Sundays this month. Sundays 1:30-3:30pm.

Herb Garden

Tuesday, August 1, 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Summer Children's Programs: Tomatoes

Get to know Ohio's state fruit, the tomato, with activities and crafts.

This program is for children ages 8 and younger, accompanied by an adult.

Education Pavilion

 

Wednesday, August. 2, 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Summer Children's Programs: Tomatoes

Get to know Ohio's state fruit, the tomato, with activities and crafts.

This program is for children ages 8 and younger, accompanied by an adult.

Education Pavilion

Saturday, August 5 preregistration required: www.metroparks.net

Junior Garden Volunteers

Learn about Inniswood's plants and animals as we help with summer garden cleanup. This program is for youth age 11-17. Participants must pre-register and have parent's permission.

Meet in Innis House

Sunday, August 6, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Meet the Artist

Meet Chris Brinkman and view his photography artwork at a reception.

Innis House

 

Sunday, August. 6, 7:00 p.m.

Evening Garden Walk: 7PM

Take a guided stroll through the Gardens.

Garden Entrance

 

Monday, August 7, 1:00 p.m.

Metro Five-0: Level 2: Introductory Tai Chi

Learn the first few moves of this ancient Chinese moving meditation, from Taoist Tai Chi instructor, Midge Krause, in this introductory lesson. All fitness levels welcome. Ages 50 and older.

Education Pavilion

 

Saturday, August 12, 10:00 a.m.

Wellness in the Gardens: Yoga

Be in balance with nature as Joy Lawrence, registered yoga teacher & licensed massage therapist of Pure Joy Massage and Yoga, presents a gentle hatha yoga class. Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat.

Education Pavilion

 

Saturday, August 12, 2:00 p.m.

Metro Five-0: Level 2: Garden Art

Join us to create art and crafts for your garden. We'll provide materials for a few different art projects to make and take home.   Ages 50 and older.

Greenhouse Multipurpose Center

 

Saturday, August 19 preregistration required: www.metroparks.net

Pollinator Workshop

Join us for this interactive workshop. Learn how to identify pollinators, how to make and support their habitats, and discover how a local elementary school created and maintains a pollinator garden. Bring your lunch.

Innis House

 

Sunday, August 20, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Music in the Gardens: Fiddle Me This

Firmly rooted in bluegrass, you're sure to be entertained by this quartet which also uses fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar, upright bass and 3-part harmony to re-imagine songs of today.  

Education Pavilion

Sunday, August 20, 7:00 p.m.

Evening Garden Walk

Take a guided stroll through the Gardens.

Garden Entrance

 

Monday, August 21, 1:00 p.m.

Introductory Tai Chi

Learn the first few moves of this ancient Chinese moving meditation from Taoist Tai Chi instructor, Midge Krause, in this introductory lesson. All fitness levels welcome.

Education Pavilion

 

Friday, August, 25, 10:00 a.m.

Family Garden Yoga

Practice your animal, plant, and gardening poses in a fun, relaxing, and family- focused stretching program. Bring mats or blankets.

Education Pavilion

 

Saturday, August 26, 10:00 a.m.

Family Garden Yoga

Practice your animal, plant, and gardening poses in a fun, relaxing, and family- focused stretching program. Bring mats or blankets.

Education Pavilion

 

Saturday, August 26, 2:00 p.m.

Inniswood Book Club

Join us for a discussion of this quarter's book, Flower Confidential, by Amy Stewart.

Innis House

 

 

 

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