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Current Events
Current Events For May  2016
May 06, 2016
Maybury State Park - Monthly Hike: Wildflowers

Get outdoors for a short hike on the park trails.

May 06, 2016
- May 08, 2016
Muskegon State Park - Clean n' Camp Weekend

Gain a free night of camping by helping the park prepare for the season.

May 07, 2016
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Introduction to Fly Fishing

In this beginner class, students will concentrate on fly casting, fly tying and river entomology.

May 07, 2016
Bald Mountain Recreation Area - Stewardship Saturday

Spend the morning in the park helping to pull invasive garlic mustard.

May 07, 2016
Sterling State Park - Stewardship Saturday

Spend the morning volunteering in the park.

May 07, 2016
Waterloo Recreation Area - Stewardship Saturday

Volunteers are needed to help pull garlic mustard in the park.

May 07, 2016
Hoffmaster State Park - Stewardship Volunteer Workday

Help restore the ecosystem by pulling garlic mustard.

May 07, 2016
Walker Tavern Historic Site - New Volunteer Reception and Orientation
We're looking for summer volunteers, age 16+. Brooklyn.
May 07, 2016
Bay City Recreation Area - Wetland Invaders

Come learn about the invasives threatening the marsh.

May 07, 2016
Bay City Recreation Area - Wetland Neighbors

Join park staff to learn about mammals in the park.

May 09, 2016
Holly Recreation Area - Vibrim Birdie Bash Disc Golf Tournament

Enjoy a day of disc golfing in the park.

May 11, 2016
Highland Recreation Area - Stewardship Wednesday

Spend the morning volunteering in the park.

May 11, 2016
Van Buren State Park - Stewardship Volunteer Workday

Spend the day volunteering in the park.

May 12, 2016
- May 15, 2016
May 14, 2016
Sleepy Hollow State Park - Mini MUTT Team Trail Race

Spend the morning taking part in a team race in the park.

May 14, 2016
- May 15, 2016
Ortonville Recreation Area - Competitive Mounted Orienteering

Get outdoors to learn about orienteering.

May 14, 2016
Tahquamenon Falls State Park - Bog Walk

Enjoy a guided walk through the park.

May 14, 2016
Waterloo Recreation Area - Yoga Out Yonder

Get outdoors for a guided hike with yoga.

May 14, 2016
Algonac State Park - Stewardship Saturday

Volunteers are needed to pull invasive garlic mustard in the park.

May 14, 2016
Fort Custer Recreation Area - Stewardship Volunteer Workday

Volunteers are invited to help remove invasives in the park.

May 14, 2016
Muskegon State Park - Stewardship Volunteer Workday

Spend a Saturday in the park volunteering to remove garlic mustard.

May 14, 2016
Waterloo Recreation Area - Stewardship Saturday

Spend a Saturday volunteering in the park.

May 14, 2016
Brighton Recreation Area - Stewardship Saturday

Spend a Saturday volunteering in the park.

May 14, 2016
Proud Lake Recreation Area - Stewardship Saturday

Volunteers are needed to help pull garlic mustard in the park.

May 14, 2016
Island Lake Recreation Area - Paddle-Pedal 2016

Enjoy a day of fun recreational activities for all ages.

May 14, 2016
Bay City Recreation Area - Waterfowl Wet N Wild

Join park staff to learn all about waterfowl.

May 14, 2016
Bay City Recreation Area - Celebrate Birds!

Join park staff to learn about Michigan's birds.

May 15, 2016
Island Lake Recreation Area - Stewardship Sunday

Volunteers are needed to help pull garlic mustard in the park.

May 15, 2016
Ludington State Park - Stewardship Volunteer Workday

Spend the afternoon volunteering in the state park.

May 15, 2016
May 15, 2016
Saugatuck Dunes State Park - Stewardship Volunteer Workday

Spend the afternoon helping to pull garlic mustard.

May 19, 2016
- May 22, 2016
May 20, 2016
- May 22, 2016
Grand Haven State Park - Great Lakes Kite Festival

Get outdoors for a family-friendly kite flying event!

May 20, 2016
Sterling State Park - Recreation 202: Introduction to Walleye Fishing in Michigan

Learn about walleye and enter for a chance to win an hour on the lake with Captain Ken Clark!

May 20, 2016
- May 21, 2016
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Crafting a Style of Native American Flute (2 Day Class)

Ages 18 and up are invited to craft a wooden cedar flute with instructer Tom Gustin.

May 21, 2016
Tahquamenon Falls State Park - Spring Roadside Clean-Up

Help clean up the park for the summer season.

May 21, 2016
Waterloo Recreation Area - Stewardship Saturday

Spend the morning volunteering in the park.

May 21, 2016
Bald Mountain Recreation Area - Stewardship Saturday

Spend the morning volunteering in the state park.

May 21, 2016
Belle Isle Park - Stewardship Saturday

Spend time outdoors while volunteering in the state park.

May 21, 2016
Silver Lake State Park - ORV Safety Class

Join park staff to educate yourself on ORV safety tactics.

May 21, 2016
Hoffmaster State Park - Stewardship Volunteer Workday

Get outdoors to volunteer in the park.

May 21, 2016
Bay City Recreation Area - Beavers and Our Wetland Legacy

Join park staff to learn all about beavers.

May 22, 2016
Pinckney Recreation Area - Stewardship Sunday

Spend a Sunday volunteering to pull garlic mustard in the park.

May 22, 2016
Highland Recreation Area - Stewardship Sunday

Get outdoors and volunteer in the state park.

May 22, 2016
Warren Dunes State Park - Stewardship Volunteer Workday

Get outdoors for an afternoon of volunteering in the park.

May 25, 2016
Holly Recreation Area - Holly Run I

Spend the day letting off some steam with a run in the park.

May 25, 2016
Waterloo Recreation Area - Stewardship Wednesday

Give back to the state parks by helping to pull invasive garlic mustard.

May 27, 2016
Algonac State Park - Recreation 202: Introduction to Walleye Fishing in Michigan

Learn about walleye and enter for a chance to win an hour on the lake with Captain Ken Clark!

May 28, 2016
Musketawa State Trail - Gold Spike Trail Tour III

Cyclists of all abilities are invited to spend the day on the trails.

May 28, 2016
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Introduction to Stained Glass

Learn all about the copper foil method of stained glass and make a sun catcher to take home.

May 28, 2016
Grand Haven State Park - Memorial Day Bike Parade (Campers Only)

Celebrate Memorial Day weekend with a parade in the park!

May 28, 2016
Ortonville Recreation Area - Poker Ride

Families and friends are invited to spend a couple of hours on the trails.

May 28, 2016
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - All Day Stained Glass Special

Join Laura Hamlett for a day of learning about stained glass.

May 28, 2016
Bay City Recreation Area - Herp Hunt

Join park staff to learn about reptiles and amphibians.

May 28, 2016
Wells State Park - Welcome Back Campers!

Enjoy Memorial Day weekend with a potluck for families and friends! Bring a dish to pass and your favorite camping tales!

May 28, 2016
Tahquamenon Falls State Park - Upper Falls Guided Tour

Enjoy a guided walk through the falls.

May 28, 2016
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Stepping Stones in Stained Glass

Learn how to create a stepping stone mold to take home.

May 28, 2016
May 28, 2016
Bay City Recreation Area - Fishing In The Park

Spend the evening in the park for fishing with friends.

May 29, 2016
Ortonville Recreation Area - 3-D Triathlon

Families and friends are invited to get outdoors for some fresh air and exercise!

May 29, 2016
Hayes State Park - Vessel Inspection

Make sure your watercraft fits safety standards.

May 29, 2016
Walker Tavern Historic Site - Farmers Market

It's opening day at the Farmers Market! Free tote for the first 400 vehicles. Brooklyn.

May 29, 2016
May 29, 2016
Bay City Recreation Area - Sweet Beaks & Unique Feet - Wetland Birds

Join park staff to learn all about how we classify wetland birds.

May 29, 2016
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Advanced Stained Glass

Try creating a more complicated stain glass design in this advanced class.

May 29, 2016
Bay City Recreation Area - Eagles By The Bay

Join park staff to take a short hike and learn all about bald eagles.

May 29, 2016
Bay City Recreation Area - Wetland Neighbors

Join park staff to learn how to discover mammals in the park.

May 30, 2016
Fort Wilkins Historic State Park - Memorial Day Ceremony

Celebrate Memorial Day with music and activities!

May 30, 2016
Bay City Recreation Area - Wetland Tree Digital Camera Safari

Families and friends are invited to explore the park with a scavenger hunt.

May 30, 2016
Bay City Recreation Area - Feathered Friends

Learn all about birds and make a bird treat of your own.