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Young Company Summer Workshop Session 2

This is the second of four one-week morning workshops for students ages 5-6 and 7-8. Students will meet daily, Monday through Friday, June 26-30, from 9:30 am to noon…. Read More

Survival Skills (Ages 8-13)

Survival Skills (Ages 8-13) Wild Food, Natural Shelter, Knife and Fire Safety, Group Survival: Campers will have tons of immersive fun with very hands on learning! We take the skills… Read More

Camp Creativity – Outdoor Fun

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at Michaels stores from June 12-July 28 $5/session or $12 for 3 sessions. Space is limited, register online. New crafts each session; face paint Fridays; new themes… Read More

Kids Coding Club

Youth aged 6-12 are invited to build their coding knowledge and create games during Summer Reading Club. We’ll work with Scratch and Hour of Code resources in a low-pressure,… Read More

Full STEAM Ahead!

Come and let books inspire us to learn more about Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) in a family-friendly storytime which will include some fun, hands-on activities. Read More

Freedom Festival

Outdoor Movie – Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Dusk (around 9:30 PM) Grab a blanket, a lawn chair, family, friends, neighbors or co-workers, and head to the Adult Softball Field… 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

Build a Better Story

Is “Improv” your middle name and storywriting your game? Write a short story and then act it out, courtesy of Rory’s Story Cubes and our new green screen. Audience… Read More

Tell-A-Tail

Children can practice their reading to our kind and gentle therapy dogs. 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

Freedom Festival

Outdoor Movie – Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Dusk (around 9:30 PM) Grab a blanket, a lawn chair, family, friends, neighbors or co-workers, and head to the Adult Softball Field… 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

Camp Creativity – Outdoor Fun

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at Michaels stores from June 12-July 28 $5/session or $12 for 3 sessions. Space is limited, register online. New crafts each session; face paint Fridays; new themes… Read More

Summer Stories

Families, bring a blanket & your lunch and join Ms. Jill out in the garden for stories & more! If it is too hot or too wet we will meet… Read More

Let’s Build and Create

We supply the LEGOS and other building toys. You supply the imagination! Read More

Freedom Festival

Outdoor Movie – Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Dusk (around 9:30 PM) Grab a blanket, a lawn chair, family, friends, neighbors or co-workers, and head to the Adult Softball Field… Read More

Storytime in the Park: Civic Center with Norte! (at the Norte! Clubhouse)

Join us for stories and activities at local parks focused on nature and community involvement. Partner organizations will lead us through a StoryWalk and be on-hand to share their… Read More

Tween Screen

Join fellow Tween’s for some cool movies and hot popcorn. This will take place in the Youth Services Story Room. For ages 9-12 years old. Read More

Kids Outdoor Education Classes

Kids outdoor education classes at Pine Hill Nursery. Local educator and outdoor enthusiast Andrea Otto teaches these fun and educational classes for kids of all ages. $5/child or $10/family… Read More

Summer Reading Club Event

The state-wide theme for SRC, Building a Better World, could not be more appropriate this year at PCL! Our first mutigenerational program will be on Thursday, June 29 at… Read More

Freedom Festival

Outdoor Movie – Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Dusk (around 9:30 PM) Grab a blanket, a lawn chair, family, friends, neighbors or co-workers, and head to the Adult Softball Field… Read More

Camp Creativity – Outdoor Fun

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at Michaels stores from June 12-July 28 $5/session or $12 for 3 sessions. Space is limited, register online. New crafts each session; face paint Fridays; new themes… Read More

Builder’s Workshop

Children ages 4-10 years are invited to come to the Story Room and create a new project each week. Read More

Freedom Festival

Outdoor Movie – Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Dusk (around 9:30 PM) Grab a blanket, a lawn chair, family, friends, neighbors or co-workers, and head to the Adult Softball Field… Read More

Lake Ann Homecoming

23rd Annual Lake Ann Homecoming is Sponsored by the Almira Historical Society Fun day in Lake Ann Opening Ceremony, Bands, Tractor & Vintage Car Parade, Luncheon, Children’s Events, Food & Drinks… Read More

Michaels Kids Club – Sprout Kody Kapow Slime

They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in…. Read More

Freedom Festival

Outdoor Movie – Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at Dusk (around 9:30 PM) Grab a blanket, a lawn chair, family, friends, neighbors or co-workers, and head to the Adult Softball Field… Read More

Young Company Summer Workshop Session 3

This is the third of four one-week morning workshops for students ages 5-6 and 7-8. Students will meet daily, Monday through Friday, July 3-7, from 9:30 am to noon…. Read More

Camp Creativity – Winter Wonderland

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at Michaels stores from June 12-July 28 $5/session or $12 for 3 sessions. Space is limited, register online. New crafts each session; face paint Fridays; new themes… Read More

Builder’s Week

Stop in to add to our cityscape, explore your senses, or work on a craft. Read More

Ryan Shay Mid Summer Night Fun Run

Central Lake, Michigan, will host the 9th annual Ryan Shay Mid Summer Night Run in conjunction with their 4th of July celebration events. Ryan grew up in Central Lake… Read More

Camp Creativity – Winter Wonderland

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at Michaels stores from June 12-July 28 $5/session or $12 for 3 sessions. Space is limited, register online. New crafts each session; face paint Fridays; new themes… 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

Builder’s Week

Stop in to add to our cityscape, explore your senses, or work on a craft. Read More

Build Your Own Circus at the Leland Library

Join the Leland Library and Cirque Movement for Build Your Own Circus, an interactive circus show. Bring your friends and family for an awe-inspiring performance full of stunts, silliness,… Read More

Storytime in the Park: Literary Garden Tour at the Botanical Gardens

Join us for stories and activities at local parks focused on nature and community involvement. Partner organizations will lead us through a StoryWalk and be on-hand to share their… Read More

Kids Outdoor Education Classes

Kids outdoor education classes at Pine Hill Nursery. Local educator and outdoor enthusiast Andrea Otto teaches these fun and educational classes for kids of all ages. $5/child or $10/family… Read More

Builder’s Week

Stop in to add to our cityscape, explore your senses, or work on a craft. Read More

Camp Creativity – Winter Wonderland

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at Michaels stores from June 12-July 28 $5/session or $12 for 3 sessions. Space is limited, register online. New crafts each session; face paint Fridays; new themes… Read More

Festival Oasis

Join us for the Festival Oasis. Bring your lunch and have a “Reading Rest” to get away from the crowds! Read More

Builder’s Week

Stop in to add to our cityscape, explore your senses, or work on a craft. Read More

Michaels Kids Club – Winter Wonderland Castle

They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in…. Read More

Builder’s Week

Stop in to add to our cityscape, explore your senses, or work on a craft. Read More

Young Company Summer Workshop Session 4

This is the fourth and final one-week morning workshop for students ages 5-6 and 7-8. Students will meet daily, Monday through Friday, July 10-14, from 9:30 am to noon…. Read More

Nature Adventure Camp

Nature Adventure Camp (Ages 4-8) These camps focus on creative play, exploration and adventure. Children work together in small groups gaining nature awareness and experiential knowledge of plants, mammals, tracking,… Read More

Camp Creativity – Princesses & Friends

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at Michaels stores from June 12-July 28 $5/session or $12 for 3 sessions. Space is limited, register online. New crafts each session; face paint Fridays; new themes… Read More

Kids Coding Club

Youth aged 6-12 are invited to build their coding knowledge and create games during Summer Reading Club. We’ll work with Scratch and Hour of Code resources in a low-pressure,… Read More

Tell-A-Tail

Children can practice their reading to our kind and gentle therapy dogs. Read More

Camp Creativity – Princesses & Friends

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at Michaels stores from June 12-July 28 $5/session or $12 for 3 sessions. Space is limited, register online. New crafts each session; face paint Fridays; new themes… Read More

Camp Creativity – Princesses & Friends

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at Michaels stores from June 12-July 28 $5/session or $12 for 3 sessions. Space is limited, register online. New crafts each session; face paint Fridays; new themes… Read More

Summer Stories

Families, bring a blanket & your lunch and join Ms. Jill out in the garden for stories & more! If it is too hot or too wet we will meet… Read More

Let’s Build and Create

We supply the LEGOS and other building toys. You supply the imagination! 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

Stories in the Park @ East Bay Park with Miss Rosie and the Coast Guard

Join Miss Rosie and a representative from the Coast Guard for Stories in the Park at the East Bay Park located at 220 East Bay Boulevard on Thursday, July… Read More

Tween Screen

Join fellow Tween’s for some cool movies and hot popcorn. This will take place in the Youth Services Story Room. For ages 9-12 years old. Read More

Kids Outdoor Education Classes

Kids outdoor education classes at Pine Hill Nursery. Local educator and outdoor enthusiast Andrea Otto teaches these fun and educational classes for kids of all ages. $5/child or $10/family… Read More

Summer Reading Club event – Storytelling with Jenifer Strauss

Come Build a Better World at PCL this summer. Our next mutigenerational program will be on Thursday, July 13 when Michigan Humanities Touring Artist, Narrative Consultant and award winning… Read More

Builder’s Workshop

Children ages 4-10 years are invited to come to the Story Room and create a new project each week. Read More

Making Native Seed Bombs

Join the Grand Traverse Wild Ones to make “seed bombs” bursting with homes and food for birds, bees, and butterflies! Get your hands dirty, learn about native plants and… Read More

Michaels Kids Club – Mermaids and Unicorns

They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in…. Read More

Survival Skills and The Art of Invisibility (Ages 8-13)

Survival Skills and The Art of Invisibility (Ages 8-13) Classic Survival Skills taken to the next level with Camouflage, Tracking and Trailing, Bird Language. Whether you are brand new to… Read More

Camp Creativity – Safari Creatures

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at Michaels stores from June 12-July 28 $5/session or $12 for 3 sessions. Space is limited, register online. New crafts each session; face paint Fridays; new themes… Read More

Camp Creativity – Safari Creatures

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at Michaels stores from June 12-July 28 $5/session or $12 for 3 sessions. Space is limited, register online. New crafts each session; face paint Fridays; new themes… Read More

Kids Coding Club

Youth aged 6-12 are invited to build their coding knowledge and create games during Summer Reading Club. We’ll work with Scratch and Hour of Code resources in a low-pressure,… Read More

Joel Tacey’s Book Builder Magical Comedy Show

Join Engineer Joel as he brings eight builder-rific books to life! Featuring goofy gadgets, dazzling magic, wacky stunts and lots of audience participation, this wholesome youth program will have… 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

Tell-A-Tail

Children can practice their reading to our kind and gentle therapy dogs. Read More

Sylvan Learning: LEGO WeDo

Families with children aged 3-7 are invited to experiment with and explore the LEGO WeDo software with our friends from Sylvan Learning. After building your WeDo robot, engage other… Read More

Quarkmine: Build a Better Robot

Youth aged 8-12 are invited to join Quarkmine, a local STEM education organization, as they build robots and put their creations through robot challenges. No experience necessary to participate,… Read More

Summer Stories

Families, bring a blanket & your lunch and join Ms. Jill out in the garden for stories & more! If it is too hot or too wet we will meet… Read More

Let’s Build and Create

We supply the LEGOS and other building toys. You supply the imagination! 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

Tween Screen

Join fellow Tween’s for some cool movies and hot popcorn. This will take place in the Youth Services Story Room. For ages 9-12 years old. Read More

Kids Outdoor Education Classes

Kids outdoor education classes at Pine Hill Nursery. Local educator and outdoor enthusiast Andrea Otto teaches these fun and educational classes for kids of all ages. $5/child or $10/family… Read More

Camp Creativity – Safari Creatures

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at Michaels stores from June 12-July 28 $5/session or $12 for 3 sessions. Space is limited, register online. New crafts each session; face paint Fridays; new themes… Read More

Builder’s Workshop

Children ages 4-10 years are invited to come to the Story Room and create a new project each week. Read More

Cirque Movement: Build a Better Circus

Join Cirque Movement for an interactive circus show designed to wow kids of all ages! Bring your friends and family for an awe-inspiring performance full of stunts, silliness, and… Read More

Michaels Kids Club – Safari Animal Canvas

They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in…. Read More

Nature Adventure Camp

Nature Adventure Camp (Ages 4-8) These camps focus on creative play, exploration and adventure. Children work together in small groups gaining nature awareness and experiential knowledge of plants, mammals, tracking,… Read More

Camp Creativity – All About Me

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at Michaels stores from June 12-July 28 $5/session or $12 for 3 sessions. Space is limited, register online. New crafts each session; face paint Fridays; new themes… Read More

Kids Coding Club

Youth aged 6-12 are invited to build their coding knowledge and create games during Summer Reading Club. We’ll work with Scratch and Hour of Code resources in a low-pressure,… 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

Tell-A-Tail

Children can practice their reading to our kind and gentle therapy dogs. Read More

Camp Creativity – All About Me

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at Michaels stores from June 12-July 28 $5/session or $12 for 3 sessions. Space is limited, register online. New crafts each session; face paint Fridays; new themes… Read More

Summer Stories

Families, bring a blanket & your lunch and join Ms. Jill out in the garden for stories & more! If it is too hot or too wet we will meet… Read More

Let’s Build and Create

We supply the LEGOS and other building toys. You supply the imagination! 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

Tween Screen

Join fellow Tween’s for some cool movies and hot popcorn. This will take place in the Youth Services Story Room. For ages 9-12 years old. Read More

Kids Outdoor Education Classes

Kids outdoor education classes at Pine Hill Nursery. Local educator and outdoor enthusiast Andrea Otto teaches these fun and educational classes for kids of all ages. $5/child or $10/family… Read More

Nature Discovery: Making a Safer World for Michigan’s Reptiles & Amphibians

Families are invited to join us for this fun and informative nature program. Michigan is home to over 50 species of reptiles and amphibians, yet, many are unknown or misunderstood… Read More

Camp Creativity – All About Me

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays at Michaels stores from June 12-July 28 $5/session or $12 for 3 sessions. Space is limited, register online. New crafts each session; face paint Fridays; new themes… Read More

Builder’s Workshop

Children ages 4-10 years are invited to come to the Story Room and create a new project each week. 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

Michaels Kids Club – Summer Planters

They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in…. Read More

Survival Skills of the Hunter Gatherer

Survival Skills of the Hunter Gatherer (Ages 8-13) Tracking, Trailing, Trapping, Bows and Arrows, Atlatls, Digging Sticks, Gathering Baskets: We will learn from our ancient ancestors as we sharpen our… Read More

District-Wide Summer Reading Club Finale Party!

Celebrate our community of readers and this year’s theme: Build a Better World! Join us for a district-wide Summer Reading Club finale party, for readers of all ages and… Read More

Elk Rapids Harbor Days

schedule coming soon… visit www.elkrapidsharbordays.org 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

Kids Outdoor Education Classes

Kids outdoor education classes at Pine Hill Nursery. Local educator and outdoor enthusiast Andrea Otto teaches these fun and educational classes for kids of all ages. $5/child or $10/family… Read More

Young Company Intensive Musical Theatre Camp Session 1

Fast. Fun! This program packs a lot in just one week! Students rehearse the musical SEUSSICAL KIDS with minimal sets and costumes and then perform it on Saturday. Classes are… Read More

Nature Adventure Camp

Nature Adventure Camp (Ages 4-8) These camps focus on creative play, exploration and adventure. Children work together in small groups gaining nature awareness and experiential knowledge of plants, mammals, tracking,… 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

Kids Outdoor Education Classes

Kids outdoor education classes at Pine Hill Nursery. Local educator and outdoor enthusiast Andrea Otto teaches these fun and educational classes for kids of all ages. $5/child or $10/family… Read More

Port Oneida Fair

History comes alive at six historic sites during the annual Port Oneida Fair at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore (National Lakeshore), Friday and Saturday, August 11-12, 2017, from 10:00… Read More

Young Company Intensive Musical Theatre Camp Session 2

Fast. Fun! This program packs a lot in just one week! Students rehearse the musical Seussical, Kids with minimal sets and costumes and then perform it on Saturday. Class meets… Read More

Survival Skills of the Explorer

Survival Skills of the Explorer (Ages 8-13) Aidless Navigation, Song Lines, Natural Containers, Quicky Bows, Carrying Fire: Develop the skills of a natural survivalist on the move! We’ll tune into… 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

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

Young Company Intensive Musical Theatre Camp Session 3

Fast. Fun! This program packs a lot in just one week! Students rehearse the musical Seussical, Kids with minimal sets and costumes and then perform it on Saturday. Class meets… 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

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

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

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

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