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Meijer Gardens Weaves An Autumn Tapestry with 25h Annual Chrysanthemum Exhibition

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park is pleased to present its annual fall horticulture exhibition, Chrysanthemums & More!, opening to the public September 15. Michigan’s largest exhibition of its kind features expansive displays of chrysanthemums, fall foliage, and family-friendly activities. Chrysanthemums & More! will be on display September 15 through October 30. 

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NASA Challenges Students to Fly Earth and Space Experiments

NASA is calling on middle and high school students across the country to submit experiment ideas for a high-altitude balloon or rocket-powered lander test flight in the third TechRise Student Challenge.

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It Can't Be All About Wanderlust: Safety and Security Tips for Nomadic Educators

Roaming the globe infusing minds with new information while learning from rich cultural experiences is certainly the bee's knees. However, it's crucial to be aware of the storm you might be wandering into. Let’s have a look at some tips that any nomadic educator—a professional who teaches in various parts of the world, imposing no fixed workspace—should grasp tighter than Oscar Wilde did his quill. Shall we?

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Want to Connect with Locals? Take a Class


After watching dancers on the streets of Buenos Aires, do you long to learn how to tango? Or perhaps a meal in an exotic destination, where flavors danced on your tongue, made you think, "I wish I could prepare this!"  The good news is your interests and passions are keys to unlocking unique experiences. It's surprisingly easy to find classes or groups that will connect you with others who share your interests, no matter where you are in the world. 

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Outdoor Adventure Playground: Exploring Sports and Thrills in Virginia’s National Parks

Virginia’s national parks are a treasure trove of adventures, both familiar and unexplored. While many visitors stick to well-trodden paths, there’s a whole world beyond the obvious trails, ripe for discovery. 

Outdoor Adventure Playground: Exploring Sports and Thrills in Virginia’s National Parks

Music for Mist and Brightness

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Over the course of this series (seven years and counting at present), we have known we are in shifting times. We have known, too, that there are many ways music offers to navigate changes of all sorts.

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Read This! There’s a Yeti in My Tummy

We’ve got such an incredible read aloud book to share with you today! There's a Yeti in my Tummy, written by Meredith Rusu with illustrations by Martín Morón, is a fun, playful read that teaches much to both parents and kids. Let me explain…

Read This! There’s a Yeti in My Tummy

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Garden Hoses: The Lifelines of Lush Landscapes

In the choreography of gardening, where plants pirouette under the sun's gaze and flowers sway to the rhythm of the wind, the unsung hero that orchestrates this ballet of beauty is the humble garden hose. Far more than a simple conduit for water, garden hoses weave a tale of convenience, nurture, and the bond between humans and nature.

Garden Hoses: The Lifelines of Lush Landscapes
A Symphony of Convenience

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Win This: National Geographic's Bite, Sting, Kill! Book Blitz


Explore the animal kingdom like never before in this thrilling roundup of animals that bite, sting … and kill.

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What You Should Be Wearing Under a Wetsuit

Wetsuits are some of the most versatile items of clothing on the market, being ideal for swimmers, divers, or water sport-enthusiasts. Constructed from a durable, water-proof material that provides hydrodynamic properties and enhanced capabilities both under and above the water, they are a firm favourite for professional athletes and amateurs alike. As easy as they can be to slip on, many experts recommend complementing the costume with layers underneath.