Current Classes & Workshops
April
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Sep192018
Holly Recreation Area - Black Ace Disc Golf Singles League

April 4 - Sept. 19, 2018 join Black Ace Disc Golf Club's Singles league which is an 18 hole Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) sanctioned league.

May
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Sep082018
Silver Lake State Park - Beach Yoga at the Lighthouse

May 26 - Sept. 8, 2018 Yoga classes will be offered Saturdays, from 9-10 a.m. Cost $10/person. Participants should meet at the Little Point Sable Lighthouse. 

June
Jun052018
Aug302018
Hoffmaster State Park - Serene Yoga Beach Series

June 5 - Aug. 30 2018 Serene Yoga will be hosting a beach yoga classes on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10 to 11 a.m. $15 drop-in rate.

Jun062018
Aug292018
Muskegon State Park - Serene Yoga Beach Series

June 6 - Aug. 29, 2018 Serene Yoga will hosts beach yoga classes on Wednesday's from 10-11 a.m. and  7-8 p.m. $15 drop-in rate.

Jun152018
Aug102018
Sleepy Hollow State Park - Archery In the Park

June 15 - Aug. 10, 2018  Archery classes are offered on Fridays from 10 a.m. to noon. (No program July 13.)

Jun182018
Sep112018
Highland Recreation Area - Huron Valley Recreation and Community Education Programs

June 18 - Sept. 11, 2018 Huron Valley Recreation and Community Education will teaching Stand-up Paddle Boarding and Yoga classes. (see details for more information)

Jun182018
Sep032018
Mears State Park - Beach Yoga on Lake Michigan

June 18 -Sept. 3, 2018 Kalon Arts and Yoga Company offers vinyasa flow beach yoga, linking breath with movement Monday- Friday from 9:30-10:30 a.m.

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Aug302018
Pinckney Recreation Area - Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga

June 21 - Aug. 30, 2018 enjoy Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP) Yoga classes offered Thursday evenings and Sunday mornings.

Jun222018
Sep172018
Proud Lake Recreation Area - Huron Valley Recreation and Community Education Programs

June 22 - Sept. 17, 2018 Huron Valley Recreation and Community Education will be offering karate and yoga classes. (see details for more information)

Jun302018
Aug252018
Dodge #4 State Park - Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga

June 30 - Aug. 25, 2018  Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP) Yoga Classes will be offered every other saturday from 9 to 10:15 a.m.

July
Jul022018
Aug202018
Maybury State Park - Music at Maybury

July 2 -Aug. 21, 2018 join us for some free family-friendly entertainment on Mondays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Trailhead building (enter at Eight Mile Road).

Jul072018
Aug182018
Island Lake Recreation Area - Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga

July 7- Aug. 8, 2018 join Eclipse Yoga for stand-up paddleboard yoga classes every other Saturday from 10-11:15 a.m.

Jul202018
Jul252018
Cheboygan State Park - Holiday in July (campers only)

The park may start looking a little bit like the north pole during its Holiday in July celebration. Enjoy five fun-filled days of crafts, campsite decorating and a costumed bike parade. 

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Jul222018
Hartwick Pines State Park - Woodshavings Days

Join woodcarvers, blacksmiths and other artisans as they demonstrate how they make their crafts.

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Jul222018
Leelanau State Park - Autism Awareness Weekend

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.

Jul222018
Fort Wilkins Historic State Park - Eagle Harbor Life Saving Station Open House

Come and visit the life saving station at Eagle Harbor! The museum will be having an open house and the U.S. Coast Guard will have their boat onsite for tours.

Jul222018
Waterloo Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, July 22

Join volunteer steward, Sheila B. to hand pull spotted knapweed. Help keep this invasive weed from taking over a nice prairie remnant and displacing native plants.

Jul222018
Brighton Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, July 22

Help hand-pull spotted knapweed, sweet clover and other invasive, non-native weeds that will otherwise take over in these neat prairie remnants.

Jul222018
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - U.P. Stepping Stone in Stained Glass

Make your own stepping stone with an Upper Peninsula (or any other) design using cut glass!

Jul222018
Warren Dunes State Park - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, July 22

Come help protect the critical dune ecosystem from encroaching spotted knapweed! Volunteers will pull this noxious weed to support habitat for pitcher’s thistle.

Jul222018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Archery Try-It, July 22

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

Jul222018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Porcupine Day

Stop by our porcupine table to learn more about these generally solitary and nocturnal mammals.

Jul222018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Saving our Monarchs: What Can You Do?

Join us for a short presentation on this beautiful black and orange butterfly, followed by a hike to Milliken State Park to conduct a Monarch larva survey.

Jul242018
Jul252018
Wilderness State Park - NWTF Intro to Turkey Hunting Clinic

Join us at the Pines Campground behind site 209 as we team up with the National Wild Turkey Federation to provide families an introduction to turkey hunting.

Jul242018
Grand Mere State Park - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, July 24

Volunteers are needed to help keep this restored area pristine by hand pulling spotted knapweed and sweet clover.

Jul252018
Sleepy Hollow State Park - AARP Grand Adventures - Mammals and Geocaching

Bring your grandkids for some great fun this summer and participate in the AARP Grand Adventures program for hands-on instruction in archery, fishing, geocaching and more!

Jul252018
Outdoor Adventure Center - WOW - Wild Over Wednesday: Camping

Complimentary admission from 6 to 8 p.m. This month, we're talking about camping and giving you a chance to practice setting up tents, cooking outdoors and more.

Jul262018
Straits State Park - NWTF Intro to Turkey Hunting Clinic

Join us at campsite 118 as we team up with the National Wild Turkey Federation to provide families an introduction to turkey hunting.

Jul262018
Grand Haven State Park - FGHSP Concert: Dave Palmer and His Only Friends

Friends of Grand Haven State Park invite you to bring your beach chair and enjoy the sounds of summer in the sand.

Jul272018
Jul292018
Fort Wilkins Historic State Park - Battery D Michigan Light Artillery Living History Civil War Encampment

Experience Civil War Army life during the Battery D Civil War Encampment! Historical actors will recreate the volunteer artillery unit organized at White Pigeon, Michigan, in 1861

Jul272018
Indian Lake State Park - NWTF Intro to Turkey Hunting Clinic

Join us at campsite #128 as we team up with the National Wild Turkey Federation to provide families with an introduction to turkey hunting.

Jul272018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Wild Game Night at the OAC

This event will include introductory archery instruction and practice, followed by a wild game cooking demonstration and delicious appetizer tasting with drinks.

Jul272018
Metamora-Hadley Recreation Area - Rec 101: Intro To Campfire Starting

Learn some tips and tricks to starting your own campfire, with and without matches.

Jul272018
Jul292018
Waterloo Recreation Area - Horse' N Around Stables Moonlight on Horseback

Horse' N Around Stables is offering visitors the chance to enjoy a magnificent guided moonlight ride through the picturesque trails of the park on horseback.

Jul272018
Jul282018
Baraga State Park - Christmas in July
Get in the holiday spirit on this festive park weekend! Activities include a bike parade, games, prizes, crafts, campsite decorating and photos with Santa. 
Jul272018
Jul282018
Wells State Park - Christmas in July

It's Christmas in July at J.W. Wells State Park! Get in the holiday spirit on this festive park weekend and join in activities like Christmas-themed campsite decorating and a visit from Santa!

Jul282018
Silver Lake State Park - Keep It Clean in 18 Summer Clean Up

This event is open to anyone that is interested in helping the Silver Lake Recreation Association Clean up the Silver Lake State Park ORV Area.

Jul282018
Highland Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, July 28

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

Jul282018
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Stitching and Dyeing the Shibori Way

Join instructor Heidi Bukoski to create an attractive sampler piece using shibori, a stitching and binding technique that the Japanese have used for nearly 1000 years.

Jul282018
Grand Mere State Park - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, July 28

 Help keep this restored area pristine by hand pulling spotted knapweed and sweet clover! 

Jul282018
Pinckney Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, July 28

Help remove invasive plants like spotted knapweed, Japanese hedge parsley, mullein and hoary alyssum from special dry sand prairies and adjacent oak barrens.

Jul282018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Game Day!, July 28

Join us on the lawn for outdoor games, activities, and information about local parks and recreation opportunities.

Jul282018
Mitchell State Park - All About Raptors

The staff from Outdoor Discovery Macawata Greenway presents a program on raptors. Come see these majestic birds up close!

Jul282018
Port Crescent State Park - Vintage Camper Show

Campers and day-use visitors are invited to tour more than 90 vintage campers and RVs at Port Crescent State Park.

Jul282018
Pinckney Recreation Area - Bean Bag Challenge (campers only)

Bean bag, also known as corn hole, is easy and fun to play. Come see which of your friends has a winning arm!

Jul282018
Outdoor Adventure Center - World Nature Conservation Day

Join us at the OAC to learn about some of our conservation success stories here in Michigan.

Jul282018
Palms Book State Park - Family Fun Day

A day of family fun at Palms Book State Park.

Jul282018
Seven Lakes State Park - Rec 101: Intro to Orienteering

Learn the useful activity of orienteering! Join Explorer Guide Caitlin as she teaches hikers how to find their way in the wilderness using a compass.

Jul292018
Mitchell State Park - Bear Hunting Clinic, July 29

Students will learn the ins and outs of bear hunting with experienced hunters and Michigan Department of Natural Resources educators. The class will cover habitat, gear, stand placement, baiting, rules and regulations, carcass care, and hide care. 

Jul292018
Warren Dunes State Park - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, July 29

Come help protect the critical dune ecosystem from encroaching spotted knapweed! Volunteers will pull this noxious weed to support habitat for pitcher’s thistle.

Jul292018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Hunters of the Sky

Join the Leslie Science and Nature Center as they share the fascinating characteristics behind Michigan’s birds of prey and why these predators play such an important role in our ecosystem.

Jul292018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Introduction to Archery Course Begins

This five-week course will offer a more in-depth archery experience in a safe and fun environment.