Looking for ways to have fun together as a family in Mid-Michigan without spending any money? We found multiple events in our area just for you!
Calling all families with kids 5 and under! Register at the Chippewa River District Library for a free and fun event designed to introduce your littles to solution-based learning. The Squishy Circuits Preschool STEAM event is scheduled for January 9th, 4:30-5:30pm. Get more information on the CRDL Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/events/2098083403591046/
Explore Snow Snake’s tubing hill up in Clare on January 12th where kids can go tubing for free. Hot chocolate and snacks also provided 10 am – 12 noon.
Snow Snake is also offering free introductory skiing lessons every Sunday this month beginning January 6th.
If indoor activities are more your thing during the colder months of the year, then your family may be particularly excited for the Live Birds of Prey exhibition at the Chippewa Nature Center in Midland, MI January 13th. Kids can see a variety of birds up close at 1 and 3pm.
Another indoor opportunity to check out is the 2019 Kids Day at the Midland Mall taking place January 26th. Get out of the cold and enjoy a variety of kid-friendly activities hosted at the mall in Midland. A mom-2-mom sale will also be taking place during the event.
And while you’re in town, stop by the Midland City Forest where Midland is hosting it’s first MidWinter Chill event also on January 26th. Race a cardboard sled or enjoy watching all the participants compete. Stick around to watch a professional ice carver and eat s’mores by the campfire. A full itinerary can be found here.
January is also a great month to take in some art with your littles. The Art Reach gallery will be featuring student art work from Bay, Midland, Isabella, Roscommon, Clare, Gladwin, Arenac and Ogemaw County schools. The traveling Michigan Art Education Association exhibit will be on display January 7th-January 31st.
This January is sure to fly by with all these great opportunities to have a little family fun available throughout the month. Which activity are you most excited about?