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Current Get Outdoors Calendar
October
Oct302016
Mar312018
Michigan Iron Industry Museum - Inventing the Outdoors

A special exhibit about inventor, businessman and Gladstone native Webster Marble. Negaunee.

January
Jan012017
Dec312017
Weekly nature programs at Michigan state parks and recreation areas

 

Select Michigan state parks, recreation areas and fish hatcheries offer weekly interpretive events, including educational, historical and stewardship programs. Schedules are updated bi-weekly.

September
Sep302017
Jul292018
Michigan History Museum - The River that Changed the World

A special exhibit about the Au Sable River. Lansing.

December
Dec022017
Highland Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Join ongoing efforts to restore this area to open grassland. Volunteers will be hauling and piling brush and stacking fire wood.

Dec022017
Waterloo Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday

We will remove invasive glossy buckthorn and others to restore this fen wetland. Join in the fun!

Dec022017
Outdoor Adventure Center - Sensory-Friendly Day

For the first time ever, join us for a quieter, more serene day for our more sensitive guests.

Dec022017
Maybury State Park - Owl Prowl

Walk through the woods in the dark listening for owls to return your calls. Even if no owls show or tell, this will be a magical night for all who attend. Pre-registration required.

Dec032017
Highland Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Want to help remove invasive shrubs from a high quality natural area? We’ll be continuing our work within Haven Hill Natural Area to remove buckthorn and other non-native, invasive shrubs.

Dec032017
Outdoor Adventure Center - Exploring Archery Class

This one-hour class will teach the basics. Topics include range safety, rules, equipment, the 11 steps to shooting and arrow retrieval. All equipment is provided.

Dec032017
Outdoor Adventure Center - Make a Gift Day

We will provide all of the supplies to make a hand-crafted gift.

Dec032017
Outdoor Adventure Center - Introduction to Archery

This five-week course will introduce children to archery in a safe and fun environment.

Dec092017
Bald Mountain Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Join ongoing efforts to keep glossy buckthorn and other invasive shrubs under control in the Graham Lake Fen Complex.

Dec092017
Dec102017
Ludington State Park - Snowshoe Building Workshop

This all-day workshop will take you step-by-step through the process of weaving your own traditional wood framed snowshoes and introductory snowshoeing instruction during guided walks within the park. 

Dec092017
Outdoor Adventure Center - Holiday Brunch

Join us for a kid-friendly brunch, with holiday crafts, games and entertainment.

Dec092017
Bald Mountain Recreation Area - Owl Prowl

Come learn about Michigan’s owls and take a guided night hike in hopes to hear or see some owls in the park. The park will also have a fire to roast marshmallows for s'mores that will be provided.

Dec102017
Pinckney Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday

Hankerd dry sand prairie and oak barrens is a neat place that needs ongoing removal of invasive shrubs to keep it in good condition!

Dec102017
Outdoor Adventure Center - Archery Try-It

This is your opportunity to learn more about archery. Four different sessions available.

Dec102017
Outdoor Adventure Center - Introduction to Archery

This five-week course will introduce children to archery in a safe and fun environment.

Dec162017
Dec172017
Outdoor Adventure Center - Snowball Fights and Ice Fishing

Indoor snowball fights and ice fishing - prizes included.

Dec162017
Tahquamenon Falls State Park - Snowshoe Building Workshop

This all-day workshop will take you step-by-step through the process of weaving your own traditional wood framed snowshoes. Each kit includes one pair of wood frames, tubular nylon lacing, boot bindings and personalized instruction.

Dec162017
Outdoor Adventure Center - National Ugly Sweater Day

Bring your ugly sweaters to the Outdoor Adventure Center. Prizes will be given for the most outrageous sweaters you wear!

Dec302017
Outdoor Adventure Center - Snowball Fights and Ice Fishing

Indoor snowball fights and ice fishing - prizes included.