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2040 Documentary Film Screening & Discussion

White Lake Community Library MI

In the documentary film 2040, award-winning director Damon Gameau embarks on a journey to explore what the future could look like by the year 2040 if we simply embraced the best solutions already available to us to improve our planet and shifted them rapidly into the mainstream. Drawing on the best minds from around the […]

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Tending Nature Speaker Series

The Book Nook & Java Shop MI

Native Plants and Every Gardener's Role in Fostering Biodiversity Jan 13: Beneficial Insect Biodiversity: What it is and Why it Matters, Mary Gardiner Jan 20: Bring Nature Home: The Importance of Native Plants, Doug Tallamy Jan 27: Cultivating a Community of Support for Native Plants, Lisa Olsen

January Saturdays: Petoskey Stone History

Lakeshore Museum Center MI

Rock and roll into the Lakeshore Museum and learn the story/history behind the naming of our state stone. May take home your very own Petoskey stone, too!

January Saturdays: Fish in Our Home

Lakeshore Museum Center MI

Visit the Lakeshore Museum Center to learn about the fish of West Michigan and invasive species that live in Lake Michigan.

Folias Duo – Music at HPL

Hackley Public Library MI

Enjoy the regional favorite flute and guitar duo, Folias Duo, as they join with vocalist Olivia Vargas to share their love of music, poetry, and Earth Day at Hackley Public Library! They'll share a selection of original songs and poems with their audience to celebrate the natural beauty of the earth. Seating is limited - […]

Free

Muskegon Lake Nature Preserve Grand Reopening

Muskegon Lake Nature Preserve MI

The Muskegon Lake Nature Preserve will celebrate their Grand Reopening on Friday, April 29, 2022 starting at 4:30pm. The preserve is located at 2429 Lake Avenue in North Muskegon, Michigan. The grand reopening is in celebration of the successful completion of a 17 month long habitat and aquatic restoration project that included removing invasive species, […]

Free

Soil, Seeds, and Sunlight! Growing Your Garden

Hackley Public Library MI

Join Community Gardeners at Hackley Library to learn the latest on growing productive and beautiful gardens – plus help save our pollinators – butterflies and honeybees! During this in-person program we’ll learn about Muskegon Community Gardens, the Four Elements (air, soil, sun, water), what to grow & when, pests/weeds/solutions, and more! To register, visit the […]

Free

Alice in Wonderland Sensory Garden

Muskegon Area District Library-North Muskegon Branch MI

Originally created by the students at North Muskegon Schools, the sensory garden has gotten an Alice in Wonderland themed glow up. Come check our new and improved garden and enjoy refreshments courtesy of the Walker Friends of the Library.

Free

Pet Adoption Awareness Day!

Hackley Park MI

Hackley Library is teaming up with area shelters to bring you Pet Adoption Awareness Day in Hackley Park! During the event, you can meet pets that are up for adoption, ask questions about adopting/fostering, and kids can grab some take and make crafts! If you’d like, you can bring a donation for an area shelter […]

Free

DNR Volunteer Stewardship Opportunities

White Lake Community Library MI

Michigan's state parks volunteer stewardship workdays provide a great opportunity to get your hands dirty removing invasive species while learning about special habitat areas in need of protection. DNR natural resources steward Emily Leslie will visit the White Lake Community Library 6/8 at 6pm to share information about the program, how you can get involved, […]

NERF Challenge

Smith Ryerson Park MI

Players will run, dodge, and dive as they try to out-wit and out-blast the competition during NERF Mobile Games. From ‘Capture the Flag’ to ‘Eliminator’ to ‘Zombies vs Humans,’ players will put their physical and mental skills to the test. Best for ages 8 and up. All NERF equipment will be provided. This NERF Challenge […]

Free

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Lighthouse Story Time

Muskegon South Pierhead Light MI

Catch some sun and fresh air out at the Pere Marquette Lighthouse! We’ll read stories, sing songs, and watch the boats out on the lake. Soft mats are provided for seating. Lighthouse Story Time will take place on Mondays at 3pm through August 15. Free!

Free

Glow Golf

Putters Creek MI

Ever wanna golf in the dark? Now you can! Our Glow Golf events are the most epic events of the summer! Every month around the full moon, we will have a blast putting in the dark with LED light up balls and glow accessories! Almost every event has had over 60 people attending! Grab a […]

$15
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Lighthouse Story Time

Muskegon South Pierhead Light MI

Catch some sun and fresh air out at the Pere Marquette Lighthouse! We’ll read stories, sing songs, and watch the boats out on the lake. Soft mats are provided for seating. Lighthouse Story Time will take place on Mondays at 3pm through August 15. Free!

Free
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Lighthouse Story Time

Muskegon South Pierhead Light MI

Catch some sun and fresh air out at the Pere Marquette Lighthouse! We’ll read stories, sing songs, and watch the boats out on the lake. Soft mats are provided for seating. Lighthouse Story Time will take place on Mondays at 3pm through August 15. Free!

Free

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Lighthouse Story Time

Muskegon South Pierhead Light MI

Catch some sun and fresh air out at the Pere Marquette Lighthouse! We’ll read stories, sing songs, and watch the boats out on the lake. Soft mats are provided for seating. Lighthouse Story Time will take place on Mondays at 3pm through August 15. Free!

Free

Yoga in Hackley Park!

hackley park MI

Join Hackley staff and our friends from Muskegon Yoga for a relaxing, fresh air session of yoga in Hackley Park! This class is suitable for all ability levels so grab your yoga mat and meet us outside to enjoy our beautiful Michigan summer. To register, visit the online event calendar at hackleylibrary.org, stop by the […]

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Lighthouse Story Time

Muskegon South Pierhead Light MI

Catch some sun and fresh air out at the Pere Marquette Lighthouse! We’ll read stories, sing songs, and watch the boats out on the lake. Soft mats are provided for seating. Lighthouse Story Time will take place on Mondays at 3pm through August 15. Free!

Free

Zoo to You! at Hackley Library

Hackley Public Library MI

John Ball Zoo is coming to Hackley Library with a few special friends! We'll learn all about these animals, including what they eat, how the zoo takes care of them, and what kind of habitats they come from. Join us on Wednesday, August 10 at 2pm for "Zoo to You" at Hackley Library! All ages […]

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Lighthouse Story Time

Muskegon South Pierhead Light MI

Catch some sun and fresh air out at the Pere Marquette Lighthouse! We’ll read stories, sing songs, and watch the boats out on the lake. Soft mats are provided for seating. Lighthouse Story Time will take place on Mondays at 3pm through August 15. Free!

Free

Teen Succulent Pot – Hackley Library

Hackley Public Library MI

The HPL teen / young adult room is transforming into a landscaping laboratory with succulents, soil, and stones! Everything will be provided to create a charming terrarium. *REGISTRATION is REQUIRED for this teen program. To register, visit the online event calendar at hackleylibrary.org, call 231-722-8014, or stop by the library. Free.

Free

Crater Lake: The Gem of the Cascades

White Lake Community Library MI

Discover the natural wonder of Crater Lake National Park with author and former park ranger Rod Cranson at the White Lake Community Library, Wednesday, August 17th, at 6pm. Established in 1902, Crater Lake in southern Oregon is one of the oldest national parks in the system. The major attraction is a caldera, the remains of […]

NASA’s Artemis Program

White Lake Community Library MI

NASA Ambassador Joe Dermody will visit the White Lake Community Library Wednesday, August 31st, at 6pm to discuss Artemis, NASA’s new lunar exploration program, which includes landing the first woman and first person of color on the Moon. Through the Artemis missions, NASA will use new technology to study the Moon in new and better […]

Free

Sportsmen for Youth – Youth Day

Muskegon County Fairgrounds MI

Youth Day is designed to introduce youth to the great joy of everything outdoors. Educational and fun for the whole family. Activities offered include: trout pond, archery shooting, firearm shooting, live animals, furs to touch and feel, wildlife management demonstrations and many more fun educational activities. Muskegon area Fire Chiefs provide public safety vehicles, demonstrations, […]

Free