All Events

Columbus Ship Replicas

All together, now! Christopher Columbus sailed the ocean blue, 1492. Fast forward to 2017 and visitors are singing the tune aboard the famed Nina and Pinta. Well, sort of…. Read More

Storytime at the Leland Library

Stories and play designed to promote joy and growth in literacy. Program is perfect for ages 0-6 and siblings and caregivers are welcomed. Read More

Drop-In Soccer

All ages welcome. Bring a friend. Come when you can, leave when you have to. Some coaches will be available at that time. This event is free! When: Tuesdays, 5:30pm… Read More

Library Adventure Hunt

Kids join us for a Book Hunt on Tuesday, August 22 at 10 AM. This team building quest takes you to the deepest reaches of our shelves, searching for… Read More

Preschool Open House

If you are thinking about sending your child to preschool this year, come meet our teacher, explore our classroom, and visit other parents! Your children can check out our… Read More

Kindermusik with Melinda Lise at Twin Lakes Park!

Kindermusik with Melinda Lise & Justine LOVE throwing a party!! This Drop off Class is held at Twin Lakes Park. Let us entertain and educate your children from 9:30-1:00… Read More

Scenic Chairlift Rides

Ride our Crystal Clipper chairlift and enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment, a family sand box, snack bar, cash bar, and more…. Read More

Stories in Nature

Join Rachel Gauthier, Explorer Guide at the Interlochen State Park, to learn about the stories behind nature. Each week, we will explore stories and hands-on activities covering topics like… Read More

Story Stew at PCL

It’s fun for preschoolers with Story Stew at Peninsula Community Library on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month at 9:30 a.m. Stories, crafts and songs fill this… Read More

National Coho Salmon Festival

The annual National Coho Salmon Festival is an event centralized in Honor, Michigan usually the 4th weekend in August. The festival began in 1967, celebrating the ‘salmon run’ up… Read More

Shetler Dairy Farm Days

Shetler Dairy Farm Days! Join us on the last Saturday of each month this summer 12 to 3 pm. Free Hayrides begin the start of every hour….12, 1 and 2 pm. Also,… Read More

SEUSSICAL, KIDS by the OTP Young Company

Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, and all your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in this fantastical magical musical extravaganza! Saturday performances at 2:00 and… Read More

SEUSSICAL, KIDS by the OTP Young Company

Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, and all your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage in this fantastical magical musical extravaganza! Saturday performances at 2:00 and… Read More

Scenic Chairlift Rides

Ride our Crystal Clipper chairlift and enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment, a family sand box, snack bar, cash bar, and more…. Read More

Drop-In Soccer

All ages welcome. Bring a friend. Come when you can, leave when you have to. Some coaches will be available at that time. This event is free! When: Tuesdays, 5:30pm… Read More

Movie Mornings at PCL

Families are invited to join us for a movie and snack on the last Tuesday of the month @ 10 AM. Come in your jammies with pillows & blankets… Read More

Kindermusik with Melinda Lise at Twin Lakes Park!

Kindermusik with Melinda Lise & Justine LOVE throwing a party!! This Drop off Class is held at Twin Lakes Park. Let us entertain and educate your children from 9:30-1:00… Read More

Scenic Chairlift Rides

Ride our Crystal Clipper chairlift and enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment, a family sand box, snack bar, cash bar, and more…. Read More

Kalkaska Family Drive-In Movie

Free Family Friendly Movies presented twice a month all summer long (weather permitting). All films begin at dusk. July 1: The Goonies July 15: Grease August 5: Peter Pan August 19: TBA September 2:… Read More

Home Depot Kids Workshop – Pencil Box

Join our hands-on Kids Workshop and you and your child can build a handy pencil case just in time for back to school. Once the pencil box is built,… Read More

Scenic Chairlift Rides

Ride our Crystal Clipper chairlift and enjoy panoramic views of three counties and top-of-the-mountain attractions including live musical entertainment, a family sand box, snack bar, cash bar, and more…. Read More

5toONE Playgroup

As part of the Great Start Collaborative of Traverse Bay, PCL is hosting the 5toONE playgroup on the first and third Thursdays of the month at 9:30 AM. The… Read More

TC Patriot Game

The annual clash between the Traverse City Central and West High Schools is more than just an exciting football game. It’s an event to honor those who answered the… Read More

Peepers Preschool Program

The Peepers program is specifically developed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of each session. These 90-minute nature programs include… Read More

Native Tree Hike with District Forester Kama Ross

The Grand Traverse Wild Ones will host the Native Tree Identification and Benefits Hike. District Forester Kama Ross will lead the hike. If it rains, there will be a… Read More

Kalkaska Family Drive-In Movie

Free Family Friendly Movies presented twice a month all summer long (weather permitting). All films begin at dusk. July 1: The Goonies July 15: Grease August 5: Peter Pan August 19: TBA September 2:… Read More

Peepers Preschool Program

The Peepers program is specifically developed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of each session. These 90-minute nature programs include… Read More

5toONE Playgroup

As part of the Great Start Collaborative of Traverse Bay, PCL is hosting the 5toONE playgroup on the first and third Thursdays of the month at 9:30 AM. The… Read More

Peepers Preschool Program

The Peepers program is specifically developed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of each session. These 90-minute nature programs include… Read More

Peepers Preschool Program

The Peepers program is specifically developed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of each session. These 90-minute nature programs include… Read More

5toONE Playgroup

As part of the Great Start Collaborative of Traverse Bay, PCL is hosting the 5toONE playgroup on the first and third Thursdays of the month at 9:30 AM. The… Read More

Kalkaska Family Drive-In Movie

Free Family Friendly Movies presented twice a month all summer long (weather permitting). All films begin at dusk. July 1: The Goonies July 15: Grease August 5: Peter Pan August 19: TBA September 2:… Read More

Benzie Fallfest in Beulah & Benzonia

Events include a cookie bake sale, pumpkin decorating/children’s bounce house, Lord of the Gourd pumpkin carving, climbing wall, children’s stories and activities, explore the Benzie Area Historical Museum, sidewalk… Read More

Peepers Preschool Program

The Peepers program is specifically developed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of each session. These 90-minute nature programs include… Read More

Benzie Fallfest – Frankfort

Events include a Fallfest parade featuring the Scottville Clown Band, live music, a pumpkin luncheon, kids games, Hillbilly Olimpiks, Mystical Straw Maze, pumpkin decorating, a fall baking contest, helicopter… Read More

Peepers Preschool Program

The Peepers program is specifically developed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of each session. These 90-minute nature programs include… Read More

5toONE Playgroup

As part of the Great Start Collaborative of Traverse Bay, PCL is hosting the 5toONE playgroup on the first and third Thursdays of the month at 9:30 AM. The… Read More

Star Party

This date marks the 47th Anniversary of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. Celebrate the National Lakeshore’s birthday with the final Star Party of the Summer. This will be a… Read More

Kalkaska Family Drive-In Movie

Free Family Friendly Movies presented twice a month all summer long (weather permitting). All films begin at dusk. July 1: The Goonies July 15: Grease August 5: Peter Pan August 19: TBA September 2:… Read More

Peepers Preschool Program

The Peepers program is specifically developed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of each session. These 90-minute nature programs include… Read More

Downtown TC Halloween Walk

October closes with a parade of little ghosts and goblins as Downtown hosts costume clad children and their parents to trick or treat at participating stores throughout the Downtown… Read More

Peepers Preschool Program

The Peepers program is specifically developed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of each session. These 90-minute nature programs include… Read More

5toONE Playgroup

As part of the Great Start Collaborative of Traverse Bay, PCL is hosting the 5toONE playgroup on the first and third Thursdays of the month at 9:30 AM. The… Read More

Peepers Preschool Program

The Peepers program is specifically developed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of each session. These 90-minute nature programs include… Read More

Peepers Preschool Program

The Peepers program is specifically developed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of each session. These 90-minute nature programs include… Read More

5toONE Playgroup

As part of the Great Start Collaborative of Traverse Bay, PCL is hosting the 5toONE playgroup on the first and third Thursdays of the month at 9:30 AM. The… Read More

Peepers Preschool Program

The Peepers program is specifically developed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of each session. These 90-minute nature programs include… Read More

Peepers Preschool Program

The Peepers program is specifically developed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of each session. These 90-minute nature programs include… Read More

Peepers Preschool Program

The Peepers program is specifically developed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of each session. These 90-minute nature programs include… Read More

5toONE Playgroup

As part of the Great Start Collaborative of Traverse Bay, PCL is hosting the 5toONE playgroup on the first and third Thursdays of the month at 9:30 AM. The… Read More

Peepers Preschool Program

The Peepers program is specifically developed for children ages 3-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of each session. These 90-minute nature programs include… Read More

5toONE Playgroup

As part of the Great Start Collaborative of Traverse Bay, PCL is hosting the 5toONE playgroup on the first and third Thursdays of the month at 9:30 AM. The… Read More