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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.

JUNE

Wednesday, May 31 through Thursday, June 29 view the mixed media artwork of Creative Women of Color 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.

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

Herb Garden

Friday, June 23, 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, June 24, 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, June 25, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Meet the Artist

Meet the individual artists of the Creative Women of Color. View their photography and painting exhibit, “A Walk in the Park” at a reception.

Innis House

 

Sunday, June 25, 7:00 p.m.

Evening Garden Walk

Take a guided stroll through the Gardens.

Garden Entrance

Tuesday, June 27, 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Summer Children's Program: 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, June. 28, 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Summer Children's Program: Tomatoes

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

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

Education Pavilion

Friday, June 30, preregistration required: www.metroparks.net

Garden School: Tomatoes

Learn about the history, uses, and cultivation of Ohio's state fruit, the tomato. Open to any children age 6-10 years old, accompanied by an adult.

Education Pavilion

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

Saturday, July 8, preregistration required: www.metroparks.net

Junior Garden Volunteers

Earn service hours while helping 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

Saturday, July 8, 10:00 a.m.

Wellness in the Gardens: Tai Chi

The Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA invites you to a “try it session” and demonstration of Taoist Tai Chi™ internal arts of health. This ancient Chinese moving meditation incorporates slow natural movements that promote balance, flexibility, strength, and relaxation.

Education Pavilion

 

Sunday, July 9, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Meet artist, Dianne Bauman, and view her mixed media art.

Innis House

 

Monday, July 10, 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

 

Tuesday, July 11, 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Summer Children's Programs: Ohio Buckeyes

Discover the history, uses, and culture of Ohio's state tree. This program is for children ages 8 and younger, accompanied by an adult.

Education Pavilion

Wednesday, July 12, 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Summer Children's Programs: Ohio Buckeyes

Discover the history, uses, and culture of Ohio's state tree.

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

Education Pavilion

Saturday, July 15, 2:00 p.m.

In the Pond

Get to know the pond food chain, discover what eats mosquitos, and find out what the organisms in a pond tell us about water quality.

Gardens Entrance

 

Sunday, July 16, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Music in the Gardens: Buzzard Kings

Get ready to dance with these four veteran rockers as they play music inspired by the great heartland of Kansas City, the tradition of Memphis and the charm of Nashville.

Education Pavilion

Sunday, July 16, 7:00 p.m.

Evening Garden Walk

Take a guided stroll through the Gardens with an educator as you wrap up visiting area gardens on the Westerflora Garden tour.

Gardens Entrance

 

Tuesday, July 18, 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Summer Children's Programs: Bullfrog

Join us as we look for and learn about Ohio's state frog, the American Bullfrog.

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

Education Pavilion

Wednesday, July 19, 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Summer Children's Programs: Bullfrog

Join us as we look for and learn about Ohio's state frog, the American Bullfrog.

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

Education Pavilion

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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