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Special Events

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 or 989-773-3242 extension 23.

Man VS Mountain

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.

      Date: Saturday, February 14, 2015
      Time: 1 to 3 p.m.
      Location: Finch Fieldhouse (CMU Campus)

      Free for Kids; $1 for Parents

    The Great Egg Scramble
      • The Great Egg Scramble is held annually each spring. Children ages 2-10 scramble for plastic toy and candy filled eggs, candy, and prizes. Crafts, games & refreshments are all part of the festivities! Admission is free; canned good donations are accepted and benefit Isabella Community Soup Kitchen.
        Date: Saturday, April 4, 2015
        Time: 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.
        Location: Finch Fieldhouse (CMU Campus)
        Ages: Boys & Girls ages 2 to 10
        Fee: Free Admission: 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 each spring! 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!

        Date: Sunday, March 29, 2015
        Time: 8:30 p.m.
        Location: Island Park South Shelter
        Fee: Free

    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.

Farmers' Market

Mom & Son Adventures
    • Moms & sons alike will enjoy and remember this great family activity for years to come. It's always something new and exciting because the theme and the venue change annually; past themes have included: Fishing Frenzy, Western Round Up, At the Movies, Snow Tubing, Mystery Dinner Theatre, Camp Out Adventure, Olympics, and Amazing Race.

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.
    Date: Saturday, December 6, 2014
    Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
    Fee:  Free
    Where: Veterans Memorial Library, Annex Room-301 S. University

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.

      Choose from three special times:

      Sunday, January 18, 2015; 2 to 4 p.m. Activity Code: 185165-01
      Sunday, January 18, 2015; 6 to 8 p.m Activity Code: 185165-02
      Monday, January 19, 2015; 7 to 9 p.m. Activity Code: 185165-03

      Location: Mt. Pleasant Comfort Inn & Suites, 2424 S. Mission
      Resident Fee: $20 per couple
      Non-Resident Fee: $25 per couple
      Deadline: 1/12/15
      At the Door: $30 per couple

      Optional Portrait Packages:

      Professional quality portrait packages are offered by JL Photo. Cash, checks, and credit cards are accepted. Checks payable to JL Photo at time of session. Portrait packages will be mailed the week of February 9. Please add $4 to your total for shipping. Contact JL Photo 810-658-9500.

      Photo Package Choices

      Option Cost Includes
      Package A $15

      2-5x7 Photos & 4 Wallet Photos

      Package B $20

      1-5x7 Photo, 2-3x5 Photos & 4 Wallet Photos

      Package C $25

      1-8x10 Photo, 2-5x7 Photos & 4 Wallet Photos

      *4 FREE wallets with any package purchase.*
      Photos will be mailed; please add $4 to your total for shipping.

      A la Carte Photos

      1-8x10 Photo $10
      2-5x7 Photos $10
      4-3x5 Photos $10
      8 Wallet Photos $10
      2-4x5 Magnets $10

    Optional Dinner Packages

    Special dinner packages are available from Bennigan’s, Ponderosa & the Italian Oven. Please call for dinner reservations.

    Bennigan’s Grill & Tavern
    Choice of any one children’s menu entrée
    Choice of select adult menu entrée
    Choice of any two non-alcoholic beverages for only
    Each additional daughter’s children menu entrée

    The Italian Oven Restaurant
    Choice of any one children’s menu entrée
    Choice of select dinner menu entrée
    Choice of any two non-alcoholic beverages
    Choice of any dessert to share for only
    Each additional daughter’s children's menu entrée

    Ponderosa Steakhouse
    One children’s buffet
    One adult's buffet
    Choice of any two non-alcoholic beverages for only
    Each additional daughter’s buffet