Community Events

River City Wild Ones is often a part of community events by having a booth or providing a member to speak on Native Plants and related topics.

Current community events include:


Calvin College Ecosystem Preserve Annual Spring Native Plant Sale

May 6, 2017 • 10 am–2 pm (rain or shine)
Bunker Interpretive Center (West Entrance)
1750 E. Beltline Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546

The Native Plant Sale features more than 80 rare, unusual, and favorite varieties of native wildflowers, shrubs, and grasses for all growing conditions, including drought-tolerant, rain garden, and shade species.


New this Year – More Resource Professionals will be Onsite the Day of the Sale to Answer Questions 
New to native plant gardening or just need more information? Along with CCEP staff, River City Wild Ones members, Kent Conservation District staff and volunteers, Master Naturalists and members of the new Native Plant Guild will be onsite to answer your questions about which plants to use where, how to get rid of invasive species, where to find professional landscape designers and where to find additional native plant species.

Download a pdf of the Cultural Guide and Plant List for this year’s sale here.