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Teen Lock-In
    • Join us for an overnight party including games, food, crafts and many more fun activities just for teens. This is a FREE event held each summer in partnership with the Chippewa River District Library. Registration and parent permission required. Register at any CRDL branch library by July 24. Space is limited.

      Date: Friday-Saturday, July 31- August 1, 2015
      Time: 8 p.m. to 8 a.m.
      Location: Veterans Memorial Library, 301 S. University Ave.
      Ages: Teens, ages 12-18
      Fee: Free

Mom & Son Outdoor Adventure
    • Adventure is calling! Come out and explore. Whether it is your first time visiting Chipp-A-Waters Park or you have been before, the Mom & Son Outdoor Adventure will create a memory to last a lifetime! Take a walk on the fun and educational side of the outdoors while learning about the Leave-No-Trace ethics. Apply your new knowledge on an interactive nature walk bird watching and identifying critters. Get creative and handy while building your own bird house and tie dyeing t-shirts. Afterwards, feed your appetite leaning how to grill your own lunch and then relax and eat by the river. Plenty of outdoor games and prizes will keep you asking for s’more!

      Date: Saturday, September 19, 2015
      Time: 12 to 3 p.m.
      Location: Chipp-A-Waters Park, 1403 W. High Street
      Ages: 6 years and up
      Activity Code: 485171-01 (couple)
        485171-02 (additional son)
      Resident Fee: $25 per couple, $5 additional son
      Non-Resident Fee: $30 per couple, $5 additional son
      Early Discount: $5 by 8/7/15
       Deadline:       9/15/15 or when full

Man VS Mountain

Daddy-Daughter Date Night
    • Celebrate special relationships & cherished memories at Mt. Pleasant Parks & Recreation's Daddy-Daughter Date Night. A special evening of music, dancing, prizes and shared activities awaits young ladies of all ages and their dads or other favorite escort. Daddy-Daughter Date Night is held annually the end of January/beginning of February.




Candy Cane Lane
    • Let the magic of the holiday season come alive when you step onto Candy Cane Lane as part of the Dickens' Christmas Festival! Candy Cane Bingo, Reindeer Games, and make and take crafts will delight children young and old.


Under the Big Top
    • Come see the big top come alive inside Spinning Wheels Arena! This event is presented with the Chippewa River District Library (CRDL). Experience juggling, balancing, hula hooping, spinning, unicyclists, yo-yo acts and more. Check out the CRDL Midway for free cotton candy, games, prizes, face painting, fortune telling and more. For more information, contact Barb Sanford at bsanford@crdl.org or 989-773-3242 extension 23.




Winter Kids Expo
    • Kids got cabin fever? Join My 104.3 and MPPR at the Winter Kids Expo for fun games, physical activity& a day out of the house! Free fun for kids & great prizes for the whole family.



The Great Egg Scramble
    • Ready…set…scramble!!! Children ages 2-10 scramble for plastic toy and candy filled eggs, candy, and prizes at this fun annual event. Crafts, games and refreshments are all part of the festivities! Admission is free; canned good donations are accepted and benefit the Isabella Community Soup Kitchen.


Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt
    • Hundreds of candy-filled eggs will be waiting for teens and their flashlights at Island Park on Sunday, March 29! Come for a night of fun, food, and amazing prizes. Find special eggs and win really cool prizes including: gift cards for food, music, movie passes or maybe even the grand prize!


Princess & Superhero Party
    • Once upon a time... is the beginning to many fairy-tales. Why stop there? Make your child's dream of happily ever after come true by attending the Princess & Superhero Party! Dress up like your favorite superhero or princess. This enchanted afternoon will feature superhero games, magical crafts, the Royal Court Parade, refreshments and party favors. This event is held annually each spring.

      Date: Sunday, April 19, 2015
      Time: 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
      Location: Morey Courts, 5175 E. Remus Rd
      Ages: Girls & Boys, ages 3-6; parents are welcome
      Resident Fee: $20
      Non-Resident Fee: $26
      Early Discount: $5 when registered by 4/1/15
      Deadline: 4/15/15 or when full

Free Family Tennis Fun Day
    • Mt. Pleasant Parks and Recreation and the Midland Community Tennis Center have partnered to offer the Free Family Tennis Fun Day each May at the Island Park Tennis Courts. If you have never played or have played just a little, come out and experience the game of a lifetime. All participants will be introduced to the basics of the game in a fun and enjoyable environment. Tennis racquets and balls will be provided if you do not have your own.
      Date: Saturday, May 16
      Time: 2:00-3:30 p.m.
      Fee:  Free
      Where: Island Park Tennis Courts
      Age: 3-Adult
      Registration: On-Site