Current DNR - All Events
April
Apr012019
Apr302019
Michigan History Museum - Volunteer Appreciation Month

Free museum admission for volunteers. Lansing.

Apr012019
Apr302019
Leelanau State Park - Autism Awareness Month

Light it up BLUE for Autism! The Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum is a family-friendly, designated site raising awareness for autism. Enjoy special tours and sensory-friendly activities.

Apr122019
Bay City State Park - Astronomy Night

The Saginaw Bay Visitor Center is proud to be hosting the Delta College Planetarium and Sunset Astronomical Society for a spectacular evening of star presentation and outdoor exploration of Michigan's beautiful night skies as part of National Dark Sky Week.

Apr202019
Warren Dunes State Park - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, April 20

Celebrate Earth Day at Warren Dunes State Park by removing invasive garlic mustard! 

Apr202019
Young State Park - Easter Egg Hunt and Centennial Celebration

This springs help kick off the state park centennial by enjoying a good old fashioned Easter egg hunt open to children ages 10 and under.

Apr202019
Bald Mountain Recreation Area - Centennial Easter Egg Scramble

Bring your Easter basket and collect some of the 5,000 candy-filled eggs that the Easter Bunny has hidden in the park!

Apr202019
Outdoor Adventure Center - Young Explorers Club: Signs of Spring

Calling all kids ages 8-12 who want to get outdoors and explore our local nature and wildlife! 

Apr202019
Lakeport State Park - Easter Egg Hunt

Children 12 and under are invited to enjoy a fun Easter egg hunt with candy and prizes.

Apr202019
Outdoor Adventure Center - Earth Day Extravaganza

Join us this Earth Day to learn about the positive and negative impact that our everyday actions have on our planet. 

Apr202019
Outdoor Adventure Center - Dequindre Cut Graffiti Hike

Join us for an urban hike through the Dequindre Cut and learn the history behind the murals and street art found throughout the trail. 

Apr222019
Saugatuck Dunes State Park - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, April 22

Help celebrate Earth Day and stomp out a small, isolated population of garlic mustard hiding in this beautiful forest.

Apr222019
Canceled Michigan History Museum - Comedian Jackie Keliiaa

This event has been canceled.

Humor from an urban Native perspective. Lansing.

Apr252019
Michigan History Museum - Learn517: Recycle and Upcycle
For homeschoolers, ages 6 to 11. Fee, walk-in registration only. Lansing.
Apr252019
Outdoor Adventure Center - WOW - Thrilling Thursdays: Teachers' Night

Complimentary admission from 6 to 8 p.m. This month, it's a chance for teachers to learn about the OAC's field trip offerings.

Apr272019
Apr282019
Pinckney Recreation Area - Trail Marathon - Centennial Event

This race, Potowatami Trail "Poto", now in its 33rd year, is a big bad loop of hilly kick your butt wilderness single track trail rolling through12,000 acres.

Apr272019
Wolf Lake State Fish Hatchery - Introduction to Wildlife Photography

The class is designed for those with little or no experience in wildlife photography. 

Apr272019
Maybury State Park - Spring Park Clean Up

Spend a fun day outside assisting park staff and the Friends of Maybury State Park with spring clean up tasks.

Apr272019
Warren Dunes State Park - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, April 27

Take part in the effort to eradicate garlic mustard from the park. Volunteers will help remove non-native garlic mustard from the woods before it has a chance to encroach further into the dunes.

Apr272019
Mitchell State Park - Bass Fishing for Beginners Clinic

Covering various strategies and techniques for chasing northern Michigan bass. 

Apr272019
Outdoor Adventure Center - Arbor Day

Appreciate the beauty and importance of trees this Arbor Day at the Outdoor Adventure Center.  

Apr272019
Outdoor Adventure Center - Hiking the Paper Trail: An Origami-Themed Hike

Join us as we hike through Milliken State Park and learn about the various trees found throughout the park while making some paper folds to build a paper crane! 

Apr282019
Outdoor Adventure Center - Archery: Try-It!

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

Apr282019
Outdoor Adventure Center - Plant an Indoor Herb Garden

Visit the OAC today to start your very own herb garden. 

Apr282019
Apr282019
Outdoor Adventure Center - Make a Pollinator Hotel

Learn how to make your yard a haven for beneficial pollinators this spring.

Ongoing DNR - All Events
09/08/18  —  05/19/19
Michigan History Museum - States of Incarceration: A National Dialogue on Local Histories

A special exhibit looking at the history and future of mass incarceration in the United States. Lansing.

04/01/19  —  12/01/19
Leelanau State Park - Virtual 5K Run/Walk

Participate in a fun Virtual 5K that will benefit the Friends of Leelanau State Park as they raise funds for new playground equipment. You can bike, run or walk anywhere in the world!