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Mom & Son Golf Scramble
    • The Mom & Son Golf Scramble is one PAR-TEE you won't want to miss! Tee up and take a swing spending quality time together. No need to be a great golfer or have experience; the day will begin with a Range Clinic. Enjoy brunch and then golf 9 holes. There will be fun & wacky games and prizes too. Fee includes: range clinic, golf w/ cart, brunch & prize giveaways. Bring your own golf clubs if you have them. If you don't have golf clubs we'll supply them for you you use.

      • Date: Saturday, July 26, 2014

        Range Clinic: 8:30-9:30 a.m.

        Breakfast: 9:30-10:30 a.m.

        Shotgun Start: 11:00 a.m.

        Location: Riverwood Resort, 1313 E Broomfield
        Ages: 6 years and up
        Activity Code: 485171-01
        Resident Fee: $25 per person
        Non-Resident Fee: $30 per person
        Early Discount: $5 by July 2, 2014
        Deadline: July 23, 2014

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 25. Space is limited.

      Date: Friday-Saturday, August 1-2, 2014
      Time: 8 p.m. to 8 a.m.
      Location: Veterans Memorial Library, 301 S. University Ave.
      Ages: Teens, ages 12-18
      Fee: Free

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.

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.

Farmers' Market

Mt. Pleasant Summer Festival Singles Shuffleboard Tournament
    • The Singles Shuffleboard Tournament is held annually during Mt. Pleasant Summer Festival at the shuffleboard courts at Island Park. The two-day tournament features Main and Consolation events. Registration is on-site.

National Parks & Recreation Month Photo Contest
    • July is National Parks & Recreation Month! The next time you set out to enjoy Mt. Pleasant's parks, bring along your camera and take pictures! MPPR's Photo Contest is open to amateur photographers of any age. Submit your best photos to win great prizes!

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 or 989-773-3242 extension 23.

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.

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.

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.

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!