Monthly Archives: June 2016

Garden Explorers Begins This Week

Join us for the first Garden Explorers of the season this Thursday, June 9 at 9:00 AM. Garden Explorers is age appropriate for 3-5 year olds, but all ages are welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult guardian at all times. Reader: Dr. Ehren Jarrett, Superintendent of Rockford Public Schools Performer: Duke Otherwise Duke Otherwise is a children’s musician unlike any you have heard before. Duke entertains his crowds using his guitar, his unique singing style and tap shoes […]

Anderson Japanese Gardens Docent Recognized for Efforts with Alzheimer’s Association

We appreciate how much our docents go above and beyond to not only share the tranquil benefits of the Garden with our guests, but help spread its holistic effects outside the paths of our Garden. For the past two seasons, docent Randy Zimmerman (pictured) has been partnering with the Alzheimer’s Association to help provide guidance in how to be mindful in each moment to those suffering from the disease and their caregivers. Recently, Randy was asked to share the intervention […]