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FRED MEIJER GARDENS: CHRISTMAS & HOLIDAY TRADITIONS AROUND THE WORLD

October 22, 2018

Source: Shashu Baraka
Job Title: Active for Life Director
Department: Healthy Living
Phone: 269.459.4856

ACTIVE OLDER ADULT TRIP
FRED MEIJER GARDENS:
CHRISTMAS & HOLIDAY TRADITIONS AROUND THE WORLD

Excitement surrounds this time of year as the annual Christmas and Holiday Traditions Around the World ¿½exhibition brings the glow of nearly 400,000 lights, strolling carolers, visits from Santa, rooftop reindeer and more than 40 international trees and displays. Honoring holiday cultures around the world, Meijer Gardens focuses on the authenticity of holiday traditions: Germany tree, adorned with handmade glass ornaments and homemade springerle cookies, the England tree with antique Christmas cards and mistletoe, and the beautiful Eid ul-Fitr display, which celebrates the end of Ramadan. The companion Railway Garden exhibition is a unique horticultural display that incorporates garden design, miniature buildings made from natural materials, and model trolleys and trains. ¿½
Open to all.

$40 registration required for members & non-members

Registration fee includes transportation and museum entry

Bring your lunch or enjoy lunch at the Taste of the Gardens Caf ¿½

*Departure time from the gardens can be earlier depending on group consensus

WHEN: Friday, November 30, 2018

TIME: 9:45am-4pm*

LOCATION: I-94 & Oakland Dr. Park & Ride

CONTACT: sbaraka@kzooymca.org
269.459.4856

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