• Event Name Event Date Start Time End Time
    University Center: Kids Splash (Parents FREE) @ Delta College Fitness & Rec Center
    Kids Splash Day: Wednesday Time: 10:00-11:30am Fee: $5/child/visit, Adults Free Parents, would you like a break in the middle of your hectic week? Bring your children to swim in our leisure pool and you get in free. This allows children 6 Months to 5 years old to enjoy recreational swimming in our leisure pool. All children must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older and the Adult must be in the water with children 5 years old and under. This is a great way to have fun with your child while interacting with other Families. 989-686-9518. http://www.delta.edu/files/FitnessCenter/Winter2016swimmingclassflyer.pdf
    May 410:00AM 11:30AM
    Saginaw: Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 410:00AM 5:00PM
    Midland: JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER @ Midland Community Center
    JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER. Mon/Wed/Fri 10:30am-12:00pm $5/child Fri/Sat 4:30pm-6:30pm FREE FOR FAMILY PREMIER MEMBERS • Jungle Gym is a drop in activity featuring an obstacle course, Tumbl Trak trampoline and musical games. It is designed for creative play time between parent and child (parent participation required). Play groups welcome! http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 410:30AM 12:00PM
    Midland: FREE - Wednesday Storytime @ Barnes & Noble
    Wednesday Storytime Wednesday at 11:00 AM FREE Join us every Wednesday for another weekly Storytime. Stories and activities vary each week. Wednesday Storytime is usually geared for preschool ages and younger. 989-835-5037 http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/store/2169
    May 411:00AM 11:30AM
    Essexville: FREE - Playgroup - RSVP 989-667-3240 @ Bay-Arenac ISD LLC Bay
    Playgroup When: Wednesdays at 11am - 12:15pm (Sept. 14 - May 26) Cost: FREE * For Bay and Arenac County Residents Only. ** Playgroup will be cancelled if the public school is cancelled or not in session.
    May 411:00AM 12:15PM
    Pinconning: FREE - Mother’s Day Craft (Ages 5-12) @ Pinconning Library
    Mother’s Day Craft (Ages 5-12) Wed, May 4, 3:30-4:30 pm 989-879-3283 http://www.baycountylibrary.org
    May 43:30PM 4:30PM
    Essexville: FREE - Playgroup - RSVP 989-667-3240 @ Bay-Arenac ISD LLC Bay
    Playgroup When: Wednesdays at 5-6:15pm (Sept. 14 - May 26) Cost: FREE * For Bay and Arenac County Residents Only. ** Playgroup will be cancelled if the public school is cancelled or not in session.
    May 45:00PM 6:15PM
    Hemlock: FREE - Lego Club @ Raucholz Library
    Meets the third Thursday of every month, 6:30p.m. - 7:30 p.m. For ages 7 -12; younger kids (under 7 must have parent stay). Kids get together and make models from LEGOS. Sometimes they create what they want; other times they are given a topic.
    May 46:30PM 7:30PM
    Bay City: FREE - Baffling Bill’s Absolutely Baffling Magic Show (Family) **RSVP REQUIRED @ Sage Library
    Children’s Book Week Performer Baffling Bill’s Absolutely Baffling Magic Show (Family) For children of all ages and their families. Join us for astounding magic, audience participation, balloon sculpture, live animals, and non-stop fun! SAGE: Wed, May 4, 6:30 pm 989-892-8555 http://www.baycountylibrary.org/children/events-story-times/
    May 46:30PM 7:30PM
    Saginaw: FREE - Star Wars X-Wing Event @ Barnes and Noble
    Star Wars X-Wing Event Wednesday May 04, 2016 7:00 PM Join us as we celebrate all things Star Wars and learn to play Star Wars X-Wing™. "May the 4th Be With You!" http://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2841
    May 47:00PM 7:30PM
    Midland: TODDLER TIME @ AfterShock
    TODDLER TIME When: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10-11am Saturdays 9-10am Cost: $5 per hour This is for little ones ages one to five! All participants must have an observer age 16 years or older. 989-859-3728 http://www.midlandaftershock.com/#!toddler-time/t81t3
    May 59:00AM 10:00AM
    Midland: FREE - Story Hour--The Secret Pool @ Chippewa Nature Center
    Story Hour--The Secret Pool Start Date/Time: 5/5/2016 9:30 AM-10:30 AM Come spend an hour learning about nature with your preschool-aged child or grandchild! The hour will include a nature-themed story, a craft, and an outdoor activity. The hour may also include songs, art, rhymes, and other age-appropriate activities. Each week is a different theme based on the seasons. Ages: 3-5 year olds (accompanied by an adult); Free of charge; No registration required http://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/openrosters/Calendar.asp
    May 59:30AM 10:30AM
    Saginaw: FREE - Little Readers Storytime **RSVP REQUIRED @ Zauel Library
    Little Readers Storytime - Zauel Date 5 May 2016 Time 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Little Readers Storytime is a six-week storytime series in which babies birth through 17 months of age spend a special 30 minute one-on-one time with a loving adult participating in songs and nursery rhymes, simple stories and basic baby sign language. Spending this special one-on-one time with your baby will not only strengthen your bond with each other, it will stimulate and enhance your baby's language development and other senses. Registration for this program is recommended as space is limited. 989-799-2771
    May 59:30AM 10:00AM
    Saginaw: Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 510:00AM 5:00PM
    Midland: TODDLER TIME @ AfterShock
    TODDLER TIME When: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10-11am Saturdays 9-10am Cost: $5 per hour This is for little ones ages one to five! All participants must have an observer age 16 years or older. 989-859-3728 http://www.midlandaftershock.com/#!toddler-time/t81t3
    May 510:00AM 11:00AM
    Saginaw: Play Group @ Center Courts
    Ages: 3 and under Tuesday & Thursday - 10-11am - Sept. thru May
    May 510:00AM 11:00AM
    Midland: Preschool Swim (Adult Required) @ Midland Community Center
    Preschool Swim (Adult Required) Tue/Thu 10:00-11:00 am http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 510:00AM 11:00AM
    Chesaning: FREE - Story Hours (RSVP REQUIRED) @ River Rapids District Library
    Story Hour When: Every Tuesday and Thursday - Story Hour at 10:30 am. Young kids 2-4 can come and enjoy storys, snacks, crafts, and games. Pre-registration required. 989-845-6931 http://www.riverrapidslibrary.org/
    May 510:30AM 11:30AM
    Midland: WEE GYM TIME 6 & UNDER @ Midland Community Center
    WEE GYM TIME 6 & UNDER Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:30am - 12:00pm Located in the North Gym. It is free play with bean bags, balls, parachutes, tennis, t-ball, soccer, basketball, and much more. Each day will feature different activities. This is a parent/child playtime. Parent participation is required. Play groups are welcome! $5/child Free for Premier Members http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 510:30AM 12:00PM
    Essexville: FREE - Playgroup - RSVP 989-667-3240 @ Bay-Arenac ISD LLC Bay
    Playgroup When: Thursdays at 11am - 12:15pm (Sept. 14 - May 26) Cost: FREE * For Bay and Arenac County Residents Only. ** Playgroup will be cancelled if the public school is cancelled or not in session.
    May 511:00AM 12:15PM
  • Event Name Event Date Start Time End Time
    Midland: FREE - Story Hour--The Secret Pool @ Chippewa Nature Center
    Story Hour--The Secret Pool Start Date/Time: 5/5/2016 11 AM-12PM Come spend an hour learning about nature with your preschool-aged child or grandchild! The hour will include a nature-themed story, a craft, and an outdoor activity. The hour may also include songs, art, rhymes, and other age-appropriate activities. Each week is a different theme based on the seasons. Ages: 3-5 year olds (accompanied by an adult); Free of charge; No registration required http://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/openrosters/Calendar.asp
    May 511:00AM 12:00PM
    Midland: FREE - Newborn Parenting Support Group @ MidMichigan Medical Center
    Newborn Parenting Support Group – Every Thursday from 1-2:30pm. The Newborn Parenting Support Group meets weekly to address the unique concerns of new parents. Sessions are led by an experienced childbirth educator and cover a new topic each week. Discussions focus on the special needs of group members as they adjust to their baby and new role as parents. This support group gives participants the opportunity to make new friends and enjoy the social and emotional support of other new parents. Participants are encouraged to bring their babies and join as soon as they can after birth. Newborn Parenting Support Group takes place on the campus of MidMichigan Medical Center – Midland inside the Center for Women’s Health Building. Registration is not required, and all sessions are free. For more information or directions, call MidMichigan Health Line at (800) 999-3199 or (989) 837-9090.
    May 51:00PM 2:30PM
    Saginaw: FREE - Cinco de Mayo Family Story Time @ Wickes Library
    Cinco de Mayo Family Story Time - Wickes Date 5 May 2016 Time 4:30 PM Join us in celebrating Cinco de Mayo at this special family story time. Children and their families will enjoy stories and a craft. 989-752-3821
    May 54:30PM 5:30PM
    Bay City: FREE - Mother’s Day Craft (All Ages) @ Wirt Library
    Mother’s Day Craft (All Ages) Thu, May 5, 4:30-6 pm 989-893-9566 http://www.baycountylibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/Winter-14-Storytime-Poster.pdf
    May 54:30PM 6:00PM
    Bay City: FREE - Mother’s Day Craft (Family/ All Ages) @ Sage Library
    Mother’s Day Craft (Family/ All Ages) Thu, May 5, 4:30-6 pm 989-892-8555 http://www.baycountylibrary.org/children/events-story-times/
    May 54:30PM 6:00PM
    Bay City: FREE - Mother’s Day Craft (Family/ All Ages) @ Sage Library
    Mother’s Day Craft (Family/ All Ages) Thu, May 5, 4:30-6 pm 989-892-8555 http://www.baycountylibrary.org/children/events-story-times/
    May 54:30PM 6:00PM
    Midland: $3 Swim @ Midland Community Center
    $3 Swim Thursday 5-8pm http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 55:00PM 8:00PM
    Midland: $3 Swim Night @ Midland Community Center
    Swim for $3 Jan. 2- May 29 on Thursdays 5-8pm To swim alone children must be 7 years old; otherwise a parent must be IN THE WATER and within arm reach of the child at all times. Swimmers must be 15 years old to be alone in the hot tub. Children must be able to swim 15 yards to use the slide alone; if not, they must wear a lifejacket (provided by Community Center) and ride down with an adult 18 years or older. East Pool length swim: Because these times are scheduled for length swim not personal instruction, please follow length swim etiquette, including, but not limited to: staying to the proper side of the lane, swimming not playing, coaching or walking in the lane, adjusting lanes for appropriate speed. Lifeguards will assist with any guidance needed. http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 55:00PM 8:00PM
    Saginaw: FREE - Mother's Day Storytime @ Barnes and Noble
    Mother's Day Storytime Thursday May 05, 2016 6:30 PM In celebration of Mother's Day, read about becoming an expert grandma sitter in How to Babysit a Grandma followed by Mom School. In Mom School a little girl imagines where her mom picked up all her amazing skills, like fixing a bike tire and baking cupcakes. Join us afterward to make a card for your mom or special caregiver. http://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2841
    May 56:30PM 7:00PM
    Essexville: FREE - Playgroup - RSVP 989-667-3240 @ Hughes Elementary
    Playgroup When: Friday at 10-11:15am (Sept. 14 - May 26) Cost: FREE * For Bay and Arenac County Residents Only. ** Playgroup will be cancelled if the public school is cancelled or not in session.
    May 610:00AM 11:15AM
    Midland: STORYTIME @ Dow Gardens
    STORYTIME Fridays - 10:00am - 11:00am Drop in, every Friday morning, to hear award-winning children’s books read aloud. A short activity generally follows the reading! All ages are welcome. Fall/winter storytime is held in the Dow Garden's Visitors Center. http://www.dowgardens.org
    May 610:00AM 11:00AM
    Saginaw: Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 610:00AM 5:00PM
    Freeland: PARENT AND ME OPEN GYM @ MidMichigan Gym
    PARENT AND ME OPEN GYM: Fridays 10am-11am and 1pm-2pm. Ages: 12 months (good walker) through 6 years. Cost is $5 each. You do not need to be in a gymnastics class to participate. A waiver form must be on file for each participant. Open gym will not be held on Holidays or Holiday Weekends. Please see the website for open gym cancellations. http://www.midmichigangym.com/parties---open-gym.html
    May 610:00AM 11:00AM
    Saginaw: FREE - Preschool Storytime! @ Butman-Fish Library
    Preschool Storytime! - BF Date 6 May 2016 Time 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Drop-in storytime includes books brought to life by Ms. Maureen, music and movement for Preschoolers ages 3-5 with an adult. 989-799-9160
    May 610:30AM 11:15AM
    Midland: JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER @ Midland Community Center
    JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER. Mon/Wed/Fri 10:30am-12:00pm $5/child Fri/Sat 4:30pm-6:30pm FREE FOR FAMILY PREMIER MEMBERS • Jungle Gym is a drop in activity featuring an obstacle course, Tumbl Trak trampoline and musical games. It is designed for creative play time between parent and child (parent participation required). Play groups welcome! http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 610:30AM 12:00PM
    Freeland: PARENT AND ME OPEN GYM @ MidMichigan Gym
    PARENT AND ME OPEN GYM: Fridays 10am-11am and 1pm-2pm. Ages: 12 months (good walker) through 6 years. Cost is $5 each. You do not need to be in a gymnastics class to participate. A waiver form must be on file for each participant. Open gym will not be held on Holidays or Holiday Weekends. Please see the website for open gym cancellations. http://www.midmichigangym.com/parties---open-gym.html
    May 61:00PM 2:00PM
    Midland: JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER @ Midland Community Center
    JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER. Mon/Wed/Fri 10:30am-12:00pm $5/child Fri/Sat 4:30pm-6:30pm FREE FOR FAMILY PREMIER MEMBERS • Jungle Gym is a drop in activity featuring an obstacle course, Tumbl Trak trampoline and musical games. It is designed for creative play time between parent and child (parent participation required). Play groups welcome! http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 64:30PM 6:30PM
    Midland: S.T.E.M. Fun Night **RSVP REQUIRED @ Engineering For Kids - Great Lakes Bay Region
    S.T.E.M. Fun Night Fridays, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: April 29th: Video Game Night May 06th: MakeyMakey Madness May 13th: Eggstreme Drop May 20th: Dragster May 27th: Roller Coasters June 03rd: Bottle Rockets Drop off the kids and enjoy a night out on the town while your children have an exciting experience testing different science experiments, competing in robotics tournaments, creating their own video game, and much more, all while enjoying delicious pizza and our fun atmosphere. Price: $30 Age Group: Grades 2nd to 5th and 6th to 8th Please be advised if enrollment minimum is not met, STEM Night will be cancelled.Parents will be notified via email the morning of in the event of cancellation (989) 486-3255 https://engineeringforkids.com/location/glbr/nightout
    May 66:00PM 9:00PM
    Midland: FAMILY FUN NIGHTS @ Midland Community Center
    FAMILY FUN NIGHTS Bring the family together for a night of fun! Held the first Friday of every month from 6pm - 8pm, September - June, excluding January. Sponsored by Arbury Insurance. Visit greatermidland.org for a list of dates and themes. Free for Premier members, $20 Family of 4 and $2 for each additional participant. For any questions please contact Brett Seamster at bseamster@greatermidland.org, 989.832.7937 ext. 2311 http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 66:00PM 8:00PM
    Freeland: BIG KIDS OPEN GYM @ MidMichigan Gym
    BIG KIDS OPEN GYM: Fridays from 7pm-8:30pm. Ages 5-14yrs. Cost is $7 each. You do not need to be in a gymnastics class to participate. A waiver form must be on file for each participant. Open gym will not be held on Holidays or Holiday Weekends. Please see the website for open gym cancellations. http://www.midmichigangym.com/parties---open-gym.html
    May 67:00PM 8:30PM
  • Event Name Event Date Start Time End Time
    Midland: FREE - Kids Workshop @ Home Depot
    Angry Birds Bird House Join our hands-on workshop and build an Angry Birds-themed birdhouse that will make your child?s feathered backyard friends happy. Once the birdhouse is built, your child can decorate it with Angry Birds stickers. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin. 989-633-9381 www.homeimproverclub.com/kidsworkshops.aspx
    May 79:00AM 12:00PM
    Bay City: FREE - Kids Workshop @ Home Depot
    Angry Birds Bird House Join our hands-on workshop and build an Angry Birds-themed birdhouse that will make your child?s feathered backyard friends happy. Once the birdhouse is built, your child can decorate it with Angry Birds stickers. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin. 989-671-9402 www.homeimproverclub.com/kidsworkshops.aspx
    May 79:00AM 12:00PM
    Saginaw: FREE - Kids Workshop @ Home Depot
    Angry Birds Bird House Join our hands-on workshop and build an Angry Birds-themed birdhouse that will make your child?s feathered backyard friends happy. Once the birdhouse is built, your child can decorate it with Angry Birds stickers. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin. 989-781-3611 www.homeimproverclub.com/kidsworkshops.aspx
    May 79:00AM 12:00PM
    Saginaw: FREE - Kids Workshop @ Home Depot
    Angry Birds Bird House Join our hands-on workshop and build an Angry Birds-themed birdhouse that will make your child?s feathered backyard friends happy. Once the birdhouse is built, your child can decorate it with Angry Birds stickers. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin. 989-781-3611 www.homeimproverclub.com/kidsworkshops.aspx
    May 79:00AM 12:00PM
    Midland: FREE - Story Hour--The Secret Pool @ Chippewa Nature Center
    Story Hour--The Secret Pool Start Date/Time: 5/7/2016 9:30-10:30 AM Come spend an hour learning about nature with your preschool-aged child or grandchild! The hour will include a nature-themed story, a craft, and an outdoor activity. The hour may also include songs, art, rhymes, and other age-appropriate activities. Each week is a different theme based on the seasons. Ages: 3-5 year olds (accompanied by an adult); Free of charge; No registration required http://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/openrosters/Calendar.asp
    May 79:30AM 10:30AM
    Saginaw: Jump Into Fitness!@ MidMichigan Children's Museum
    Jump Into Fitness! Saturday, May 7, 2016 Activities begin at 10:00 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m. Description Jump your way to good health with your Children’s Museum friends! Hopscotch, jump rope, bunny hop throughout Saturday! With regular paid admission. MMCM members are free. Admission Members Free Children under 24 months Free Guests age 2 – 59 $7.50 Guests age 60+ $6.50 9893996626
    May 710:00AM 4:30PM
    Saginaw: Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 710:00AM 5:00PM
    Saginaw: FREE - Wandering with Wildlife (Ages 7-13) @ Green Point Environmental Learning Center
    Wandering with Wildlife When: Saturday 10-11:30am Cost: FREE A portion of each session will be outdoors, so please dress appropriately for the weather. Dates: April 23 Wild about Wildflowers April 30 We speak for the Trees! A Lorax-themed adventure celebrating Arbor Day May 7 Butterfly Flutter-by! – A closer look at butterflies and other flying insects May 14 Bird is the Word! A birding adventure http://www.fws.gov/nwrs/threecolumn.aspx?id=2147582124
    May 710:00AM 11:30AM
    Midland: STORYTIME @ Dow Gardens
    STORYTIME Fridays - 10:00am - 11:00am Drop in, every Friday morning, to hear award-winning children’s books read aloud. A short activity generally follows the reading! All ages are welcome. Fall/winter storytime is held in the Dow Garden's Visitors Center. http://www.dowgardens.org
    May 710:00AM 11:00AM
    Midland: Kids & Canvas – Welcome Spring! (RSVP REQUIRED) @ Creative 360
    Kids & Canvas May 7 / 10:30 am -12:00 pm / Mother’s Day Posies (A wonderful gift!) June 18 / 12:30 – 2:00 pm /Spout the Whale on 3-5×7 canvases! July 16 / 10:30 am -12:00 pm / Prickly Pear Painted Rocks August 13 / 10:30 am – 12:00 pm / Animal Friends (choose one!) Kids & Canvas Welcome SpringModeled after our popular Cocktails & Canvas event for adults, Kids & Canvas is specifically designed for children to experience a fun creative activity even if they “don’t do art!” We provide the materials and the instruction. It’s like follow-the-leader in art! Ursula Steckert will lead her charges through the process where everyone paints their own version of the featured painting. $20 cash/check; $23 debit/credit. Please pre-register. 989-837-1885 www.becreative360.org
    May 710:30AM 12:00PM
    Midland: FREE - LEGO AT THE LIBRARY (Ages 4 and up) @ Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Auditorium
    LEGO AT THE LIBRARY (Ages 4 and up) Saturdays, April 2, May 7, June 4, July 2, August 6 10:30 - NOON Join other brick builders for a morning of fun and creativity! Use your imagination to build anything you'd like. The sky is the limit! Lego creations will be displayed at the Youth Services Desk.for the rest of the month. Program is for ages 4+ but there will be a Lego Duplo table for little ones to enjoy. All children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. http://www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/798/Childrens-Programs
    May 710:30AM 12:00PM
    Midland: FREE Comic Day @ COLLECTORS CORNER INC
    FREE Comic Day https://www.facebook.com/Collectors-Corner-Inc-153841677962182/?fref=ts (989) 750-7130
    May 711:00AM 6:00PM
    Midland: FREE - Mother's Day Storytime @ Barnes & Noble
    Mother's Day Storytime Saturday May 07, 2016 11:00 AM In celebration of Mother's Day, read about becoming an expert grandma sitter in How to Babysit a Grandma followed by Mom School. In Mom School a little girl imagines where her mom picked up all her amazing skills, like fixing a bike tire and baking cupcakes. Join us afterward to make a card for your mom or special caregiver. 989-835-5037 http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/store/2169
    May 711:00AM 11:30AM
    Saginaw: FREE - Mother's Day Storytime @ Barnes and Noble
    Mother's Day Storytime Saturday May 07, 2016 11:00 AM In celebration of Mother's Day, read about becoming an expert grandma sitter in How to Babysit a Grandma followed by Mom School. In Mom School a little girl imagines where her mom picked up all her amazing skills, like fixing a bike tire and baking cupcakes. Join us afterward to make a card for your mom or special caregiver. http://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2841
    May 711:00AM 11:30AM
    Bay City: FREE COMIC BOOK DAY @ Cashman's Comics
    FREE COMIC BOOK DAY - SATURDAY MAY 7TH, 2016. Every year on the 1st Sat in May Cashman's host FCBD. For the past several years we have particapated in this annual worldwide event. Cashman's has given away 1,000's of comic books to the general public as well as donating more to local libraries to be given away. http://cashmanscomics.com/Special_Events.html
    May 711:00AM 7:00PM
    Bay City: FREE - Preschool Explore & Create (Ages 3-6 + Adult Partner) **RSVP REQUIRED @ Wirt Library
    Preschool Explore & Create (Ages 3-6 + Adult Partner) Sat, May 7, 11 am-12 pm Listen to a story, explore open-ended creative activities, and make something to take home. 989-893-9566 http://www.baycountylibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/Winter-14-Storytime-Poster.pdf
    May 711:00AM 12:00PM
    Saginaw: FREE - Mother's Day Storytime @ Barnes and Noble
    Mother's Day Storytime Saturday May 07, 2016 11:00 AM In celebration of Mother's Day, read about becoming an expert grandma sitter in How to Babysit a Grandma followed by Mom School. In Mom School a little girl imagines where her mom picked up all her amazing skills, like fixing a bike tire and baking cupcakes. Join us afterward to make a card for your mom or special caregiver. http://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2841
    May 711:00AM 11:30AM
    Midland: Crafting With Your Peanut (RSVP REQUIRED) @ Creative 360
    Crafting With Your Peanut – Tie Dye T-shirts May 7, June 4, July 2, August 6, Noon-1:00 pm. Crafting with your peanut tie-dyeThis playtime is serious fun! Each month you and your peanut create and explore with different materials; everything from decoupage to plaster molds. This time, you will be tie-dying t-shirts! Please bring one t-shirt per peanut, preferably white and 100% cotton for best results. This class is geared toward small children, but all ages are welcome. Our peanut gatherings are tailor-made for you and your little one to have some lovely time together. With Aaron Lodico Bond and his peanut. Please preregister. $12 per Parent & Peanut preregistered/$17 drop in cash/check; $15 per Parent & Peanut preregistered/$20 drop-in debit/credit. ($6 each additional child within family.) 989-837-1885 www.becreative360.org
    May 712:00PM 1:00PM
    Saginaw: FREE Comic Day @ GALAXY COMICS
    FREE Comic Day https://www.facebook.com/Galaxy-Comics-9849083299/?fref=ts (989) 799-6334
    May 712:00PM 7:00PM
    Saginaw: FREE Comic Day @ Coy's Comics
    Free Comic Day on May 7 (989) 790-1810 https://www.facebook.com/coyscomics
    May 712:00PM 8:00PM
  • Event Name Event Date Start Time End Time
    Bay City: FREE - Wetland Invaders @ Bay City State Recreation Area
    Wetland Invaders on May 7 at 1pm Find out what is threatening Wetland Legacy, discover the aliens invading the marsh and find out how you can help out by becoming an "Alien Spotter!" 989-684-3020 https://www.facebook.com/FriendsBCSRA/timeline
    May 71:00PM 2:00PM
    Saginaw: FREE - April Showers bring May Flowers @ Hoyt Library
    April Showers bring May Flowers - Hoyt Date 7 May 2016 Time 2:00 PM Enjoy springtime stories and a craft. Children ages 6-10. Children under the age of 7 must have an adult helper. 989-755-0904 ext.1112
    May 72:00PM 3:00PM
    Midland: Painting With Your Peanut (RSVP REQUIRED) @ Creative 360
    Painting With Your Peanut 4/02/2016, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Schedule some uninterrupted play time for you and your peanut! In this parent and child paint fest, free painting is encouraged. Our goal is to paint in a loosely structured environment focused on creative exploration. We will be ready with suggestions for any child that needs a little more of a challenge. Children must be old enough to hold a brush and not eat the paint. If you are uncertain about your child being ready, feel free to come and observe a class. This class is geared towards small children, but all ages are welcome. Paper and paints provided. You may choose to paint on an 11 x 14 canvas for an additional $3.50. Please let us know you are coming. With Aaron Bond and his peanut. First Saturdays / 2:00 – 3:00 pm / Apr 2 , May 7, Jun 4, Jul 2, Aug 6, $10 per Parent & Peanut or $12 at the door cash/check; $13 per Parent & Peanut or $16 at the door debit/credit. Each additional peanut within the same family is $6. 989-837-1885 www.becreative360.org
    May 72:00PM 3:00PM
    Bay City: FREE - Wetland Neighbors @ Bay City State Recreation Area
    Wetland Neighbors on May 7 at 3pm Get to know the mammals who make up the wetland "neighborhood". discover where to watch for them in the park. Find out what their special adaptations are and what signs they leave behind for you to discover. 989-684-3020 https://www.facebook.com/FriendsBCSRA/timeline
    May 73:00PM 4:00PM
    Midland: JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER @ Midland Community Center
    JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER. Mon/Wed/Fri 10:30am-12:00pm $5/child Fri/Sat 4:30pm-6:30pm FREE FOR FAMILY PREMIER MEMBERS • Jungle Gym is a drop in activity featuring an obstacle course, Tumbl Trak trampoline and musical games. It is designed for creative play time between parent and child (parent participation required). Play groups welcome! http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 74:30PM 6:30PM
    Bay City: FREE - Binoculars and Birds Program @ Discovery Preserve
    Binoculars and Birds Program - May 7, 7-8:30pm. Join CNC Interpretive Naturalist Jeanne Henderson for a walk to look and listen for resident birds and migrants. Beginner and experienced birders alike are welcome. Loaner binoculars are available. All ages, under 18 w/adult. FREE 989-891-9986
    May 77:00PM 8:30PM
    Midland: STORYTIME @ Dow Gardens
    STORYTIME Fridays - 10:00am - 11:00am Drop in, every Friday morning, to hear award-winning children’s books read aloud. A short activity generally follows the reading! All ages are welcome. Fall/winter storytime is held in the Dow Garden's Visitors Center. http://www.dowgardens.org
    May 810:00AM 11:00AM
    Saginaw: FREE Admission for Mom @ The Zoo on Celebration Square
    Mother's Day Sunday 08 May 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm FREE admission for mom (and grandmom!) on her special day! Regular Admission; Members, moms, and grandmoms are free! 989-759-1408
    May 810:00AM 5:00PM
    Saginaw: Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 810:00AM 5:00PM
    Saginaw: Moms Play FREE @ MidMichigan Children's Museum
    Happy Mother’s Day! Moms Play Free all day! Sunday, May 8, 2016, 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. Admission Members Free Children under 24 months Free Guests age 2 – 59 $7.50 Guests age 60+ $6.50 9893996626
    May 812:00PM 5:00PM
    Midland: Superhero Party! @ Greater Midland Community Center
    Superhero Party! Sunday, May 8, 2016, 1:00pm to 3:00pm Join us for our second annual Superhero Party! Meet "real" life superheroes. Lunch and snacks will be provided. There will also be a chance for super hero training as well as photo opportunities. All ages welcome. Cost: $10 http://www.greatermidland.org/events/2016/5/8/superhero-party
    May 81:00PM 3:00PM
    Frankenmuth: FREE - Read To Me Story Hour @ Charlin’s Book Nook
    Introduce your child to literature with "Read to me story hour" Every Sunday from 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm, will read aloud from one of our children's books. Its a good time for both adults and children and snacks are provided. Stop by next Sunday! Call or stop by today to learn about our upcoming events. 989-652-2900
    May 82:30PM 3:30PM
    Hemlock: FREE - Play to Learn (ages birth - 5) @ Raucholz Library
    Play to Learn (ages birth - 5) Meets every Monday (late Sept-mid May) from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. This is for children birth to age 5. Parents/guardians stay and all play, socialize, sing, learn and have fun.
    May 99:00AM 11:00AM
    Bay City: FREE - Playgroup - RSVP 989-667-3240 @ Bay-Arenac ISD Career Center
    Playgroup When: Mondays at 9:30-10:45am (Sept. 14 - May 26) Cost: FREE * For Bay and Arenac County Residents Only. ** Playgroup will be cancelled if the public school is cancelled or not in session.
    May 99:30AM 10:45AM
    Midland: STORYTIME @ Dow Gardens
    STORYTIME Fridays - 10:00am - 11:00am Drop in, every Friday morning, to hear award-winning children’s books read aloud. A short activity generally follows the reading! All ages are welcome. Fall/winter storytime is held in the Dow Garden's Visitors Center. http://www.dowgardens.org
    May 910:00AM 11:00AM
    Midland: Playgroup - Romp & Stomp @ Midland Evangelical Free Church
    Playgroup - Romp & Stomp When: Monday - 10-11:30am (October 5, 2015 through May 16, 2016) Families and children (up to age seven) are invited to play together in Midland Free’s gym on Monday mornings from 10:00 to 11:30 am. This program is open to the public and the cost is $1 per family to attend. The morning consists of free play, focusing on large motor skills and playing well with others. Occasionally, there will be special organized games and/or activities for children to participate in with their families. This program meets from October 5, 2015 through May 16, 2016. Contact JoDee Phillips at JoDeePhillips@mefchurch.org or 989.631.4411 x1015.
    May 910:00AM 11:30AM
    Saginaw: Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 910:00AM 5:00PM
    Midland: JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER @ Midland Community Center
    JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER. Mon/Wed/Fri 10:30am-12:00pm $5/child Fri/Sat 4:30pm-6:30pm FREE FOR FAMILY PREMIER MEMBERS • Jungle Gym is a drop in activity featuring an obstacle course, Tumbl Trak trampoline and musical games. It is designed for creative play time between parent and child (parent participation required). Play groups welcome! http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 910:30AM 12:00PM
    Bay City: FREE - Playgroup - RSVP 989-667-3240 @ Bay-Arenac ISD Career Center
    Playgroup When: Mondays at 11-12:15pm (Sept. 14 - May 26) Cost: FREE * For Bay and Arenac County Residents Only. ** Playgroup will be cancelled if the public school is cancelled or not in session.
    May 911:00AM 12:15PM
    Midland: FREE - Monday Storytime @ Barnes & Noble
    Monday Storytime Monday at 7:00 PM FREE Join us for our weekly Monday night Storytime. We read a variety of stories and have activities to go along with them. This event is geared to preschool and up children. 989-835-5037 http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/store/2169
    May 97:00PM 7:30PM
  • Event Name Event Date Start Time End Time
    Midland: TODDLER TIME @ AfterShock
    TODDLER TIME When: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10-11am Saturdays 9-10am Cost: $5 per hour This is for little ones ages one to five! All participants must have an observer age 16 years or older. 989-859-3728 http://www.midlandaftershock.com/#!toddler-time/t81t3
    May 109:00AM 10:00AM
    Coleman: FREE - Storytime @ Coleman Area Library
    Story Time! The Coleman Area Library has Story Time on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. The time is 9:30am to 11:00am. We would like to invite parents and preschoolers to come and enjoy stories, crafts and a snack. This is also a good time for parents to connect with other parents while preschoolers enjoy time with each other. For more information call the library at 465-6398. http://www2.youseemore.com/coleman/calendar.asp
    May 109:30AM 11:00AM
    Saginaw: Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 1010:00AM 5:00PM
    Midland: TODDLER TIME @ AfterShock
    TODDLER TIME When: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10-11am Saturdays 9-10am Cost: $5 per hour This is for little ones ages one to five! All participants must have an observer age 16 years or older. 989-859-3728 http://www.midlandaftershock.com/#!toddler-time/t81t3
    May 1010:00AM 11:00AM
    Midland: STORYTIME @ Dow Gardens
    STORYTIME Fridays - 10:00am - 11:00am Drop in, every Friday morning, to hear award-winning children’s books read aloud. A short activity generally follows the reading! All ages are welcome. Fall/winter storytime is held in the Dow Garden's Visitors Center. http://www.dowgardens.org
    May 1010:00AM 11:00AM
    Saginaw: Play Group @ Center Courts
    Ages: 3 and under Tuesday & Thursday - 10-11am - Sept. thru May
    May 1010:00AM 11:00AM
    Midland: Preschool Swim (Adult Required) @ Midland Community Center
    Preschool Swim (Adult Required) Tue/Thu 10:00-11:00 am http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 1010:00AM 11:00AM
    Saginaw: Thrifty Tuesday @ Children's Zoo at Celebration Square
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 1010:00AM 5:00PM
    Chesaning: FREE - Story Hours - RSVP 989-845-6931 @ River Rapids District Library
    Story Hour Tuesday at 10:30 am. Young kids 2-4 can come and enjoy stories, snacks, crafts, and games. Pre-registration required. 989-845-6931 http://www.riverrapidslibrary.org/
    May 1010:30AM 11:30AM
    Bridgeport: FREE - Children's Story Hour @ Bridgeport Public Library
    Children's Story Hour Tuesday - 6:30-7:30pm Come join Miss Cindy for stories and crafts. 777-6030 http://www.bridgeportlibrary.org/news-events/lib-cal/childrens-story-hour-1/2016-01-05
    May 1010:30AM 11:15AM
    Midland: WEE GYM TIME 6 & UNDER @ Midland Community Center
    WEE GYM TIME 6 & UNDER Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:30am - 12:00pm Located in the North Gym. It is free play with bean bags, balls, parachutes, tennis, t-ball, soccer, basketball, and much more. Each day will feature different activities. This is a parent/child playtime. Parent participation is required. Play groups are welcome! $5/child Free for Premier Members http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 1010:30AM 12:00PM
    Hemlock: FREE - Preschool Story Hour (ages 3 - 5) - RSVP 989-642-8621 @ Raucholz Library
    Preschool Story Hour (ages 3 - 5) Every Tuesday, from 10:30 - 11:30 am., September through May, the library holds story hour. During this hour, the children will listen to stories, do finger plays, sing songs and make a craft. YOU MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND.
    May 1010:30AM 11:30AM
    Chesaning: FREE - Story Hours (RSVP REQUIRED) @ River Rapids District Library
    Story Hour When: Every Tuesday and Thursday - Story Hour at 10:30 am. Young kids 2-4 can come and enjoy storys, snacks, crafts, and games. Pre-registration required. 989-845-6931 http://www.riverrapidslibrary.org/
    May 1010:30AM 11:30AM
    Saginaw: FREE - If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't! Storytimet @ Barnes and Noble
    If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't! Storytime Tuesday May 10, 2016 11:00 AM If your mom says to get ready to play at the beach, she means with a boat, or a Frisbee or a shovel. She is NOT talking about the piano. But Magnolia is a little girl with a big idea, determination and one very heavy upright piano she insists she needs to take with her. What's the worst that can happen? Find out at Storytime. Activities to follow. http://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2841
    May 1011:00AM 11:30AM
    Auburn: FREE - Read Off Your Fines! (Grades 6 & Under) @ Auburn Library
    Read Off Your Fines! (Grades 6 & Under) For every twenty minutes of reading or listening, overdue fines on any one returned library item will be eliminated (does not apply to lost or damaged items). Staff will read aloud during the first twenty minutes. After that, children may read on their own. Free snacks provided. Drop-in anytime during the programs. AUBURN: Tue, May 10, 4-5:30 pm Call 989-662-2381 http://www.baycountylibrary.org/children/events-story-times/
    May 104:00PM 5:30PM
    Midland: FREE - ​CRAFTY READERS - BACKYARD BUGS! (Grades K - 3) *RSVP REQUIRED @ Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Auditorium
    CRAFTY READERS - BACKYARD BUGS! (Grades K - 3) Tuesday, May 10 4:15 - 5:00 PM or 6:30 - 7:15 PM Crawl, creep, or wiggle your way into May Crafty Readers to enjoy stories and jokes all about the wornderful world of bugs. Eat a wormy snack and make a backyard bug catcher. How many bugs will you find in your own backyard? Come celebrate the bugs all around us! Registration required. Children must be enrolled in all day Kindergarten through 3rd grade to participate. http://www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/798/Childrens-Programs
    May 104:15PM 5:00PM
    Saginaw: Garden Brothers Circus @ The Dow Event Center
    Garden Brothers Circus Date 10 May 2016 Time 4:30 PM The Garden Brothers Circus is coming to the Dow Event Center on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 for 2 great performances! They are celebrating 100 years entertaining families throughout North America & will be pulling out all the stops! Last chance to see the elephants live! Motorcycle Madness has motorcycle daredevils somersaulting & spinning in a big Globe Of Doom. Chinese Acrobats, the Human Slingshot, racing camels, crazy comedy with Circus Clowns, daring aerialists & cirque artists. It is 1 1/2 Hours of excitement and fun at the Garden Brothers Circus! General Admission tickets are $24 for adults & $10 for children. VIP adults are $32 & VIP children are $18. Children 2 & under are free on the lap of an adult. Tickets on sale now at The Dow Event Center Box Office or Ticketmaster.com. (989) 759-1320
    May 104:30PM 6:30PM
    Saginaw: FREE - LEGO Club @ Wickes Library
    LEGO Club - Wickes Date 10 May 2016 Time 4:30 PM Kids ages 7-12 are welcome to participate at the club meetings held on the second Tuesday of each month during the school year. A LEGO challenge will be issued at each meeting; however, kids are free to build as they desire. No registration is required. 989-752-3821
    May 104:30PM 5:30PM
    Shepherd: FREE Martial Arts Class @ West Midland Family Center
    Free Martial Arts Classes - ages 5 years old to adult Register Tuesday nights during class 6-7 pm beginners, 7-8 pm advanced 989-832-3256 www.wmfc.org
    May 106:00PM 8:00PM
    Midland: FREE - ​CRAFTY READERS - BACKYARD BUGS! (Grades K - 3) *RSVP REQUIRED @ Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Auditorium
    CRAFTY READERS - BACKYARD BUGS! (Grades K - 3) Tuesday, May 10 4:15 - 5:00 PM or 6:30 - 7:15 PM Crawl, creep, or wiggle your way into May Crafty Readers to enjoy stories and jokes all about the wornderful world of bugs. Eat a wormy snack and make a backyard bug catcher. How many bugs will you find in your own backyard? Come celebrate the bugs all around us! Registration required. Children must be enrolled in all day Kindergarten through 3rd grade to participate. http://www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/798/Childrens-Programs
    May 106:30PM 7:15PM
  • Event Name Event Date Start Time End Time
    Bridgeport: FREE - Children's Story Hour @ Bridgeport Public Library
    Children's Story Hour Tuesday - 6:30-7:30pm Come join Miss Cindy for stories and crafts. 777-6030 http://www.bridgeportlibrary.org/news-events/lib-cal/childrens-story-hour-1/2016-01-05
    May 106:30PM 7:30PM
    Saginaw: Garden Brothers Circus @ The Dow Event Center
    Garden Brothers Circus Date 10 May 2016 Time 7:30 PM The Garden Brothers Circus is coming to the Dow Event Center on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 for 2 great performances! They are celebrating 100 years entertaining families throughout North America & will be pulling out all the stops! Last chance to see the elephants live! Motorcycle Madness has motorcycle daredevils somersaulting & spinning in a big Globe Of Doom. Chinese Acrobats, the Human Slingshot, racing camels, crazy comedy with Circus Clowns, daring aerialists & cirque artists. It is 1 1/2 Hours of excitement and fun at the Garden Brothers Circus! General Admission tickets are $24 for adults & $10 for children. VIP adults are $32 & VIP children are $18. Children 2 & under are free on the lap of an adult. Tickets on sale now at The Dow Event Center Box Office or Ticketmaster.com. (989) 759-1320
    May 107:30PM 9:30PM
    Saginaw: Exhibit - Inspired by Bricks @ Castle Museum
    Inspired by Bricks: Reach for the Sky on exhibit May 11 - September 18 Tuesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Sunday: 1 - 4:30 p.m. Adults: $1 Children: .50 cents 989-752-2861 or go to www.castlemuseum.org.
    May 10All Day
    Saginaw: Toddler Time @ Mid-Michigan Children's Museum
    Toddler Time @ Mid-Michigan Children's Museum Date: Every Wednesday, 9:30 – 10:00 a.m. through May 25, 2016. Toddler time will consist of story time, finger play and toddlers in motion. These sessions will run approximately 15-20 minutes. With regular paid admission. MMCM members are free. Includes all day gallery play. 989-399-6626
    May 119:30AM 10:00AM
    Saginaw: Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 1110:00AM 5:00PM
    University Center: Kids Splash (Parents FREE) @ Delta College Fitness & Rec Center
    Kids Splash Day: Wednesday Time: 10:00-11:30am Fee: $5/child/visit, Adults Free Parents, would you like a break in the middle of your hectic week? Bring your children to swim in our leisure pool and you get in free. This allows children 6 Months to 5 years old to enjoy recreational swimming in our leisure pool. All children must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older and the Adult must be in the water with children 5 years old and under. This is a great way to have fun with your child while interacting with other Families. 989-686-9518. http://www.delta.edu/files/FitnessCenter/Winter2016swimmingclassflyer.pdf
    May 1110:00AM 11:30AM
    Midland: STORYTIME @ Dow Gardens
    STORYTIME Fridays - 10:00am - 11:00am Drop in, every Friday morning, to hear award-winning children’s books read aloud. A short activity generally follows the reading! All ages are welcome. Fall/winter storytime is held in the Dow Garden's Visitors Center. http://www.dowgardens.org
    May 1110:00AM 11:00AM
    Midland: JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER @ Midland Community Center
    JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER. Mon/Wed/Fri 10:30am-12:00pm $5/child Fri/Sat 4:30pm-6:30pm FREE FOR FAMILY PREMIER MEMBERS • Jungle Gym is a drop in activity featuring an obstacle course, Tumbl Trak trampoline and musical games. It is designed for creative play time between parent and child (parent participation required). Play groups welcome! http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 1110:30AM 12:00PM
    Midland: FREE - Wednesday Storytime @ Barnes & Noble
    Wednesday Storytime Wednesday at 11:00 AM FREE Join us every Wednesday for another weekly Storytime. Stories and activities vary each week. Wednesday Storytime is usually geared for preschool ages and younger. 989-835-5037 http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/store/2169
    May 1111:00AM 11:30AM
    Essexville: FREE - Playgroup - RSVP 989-667-3240 @ Bay-Arenac ISD LLC Bay
    Playgroup When: Wednesdays at 11am - 12:15pm (Sept. 14 - May 26) Cost: FREE * For Bay and Arenac County Residents Only. ** Playgroup will be cancelled if the public school is cancelled or not in session.
    May 1111:00AM 12:15PM
    Saginaw: FREE - Birth-5 Summer Play Group @ Brunkow Elementary
    Birth-5 Summer Play Group - May 11, 1:30-3pm https://www.facebook.com/340023055275/photos/a.10151304257975276.802354.340023055275/10156687327525276/?type=3&theater
    May 111:30PM 3:00PM
    Midland: School's Out!! Let's Go Skating @ Roll Arena
    School's Out!! Let's Go Skating WHEN: Jan. 29, Feb. 12, Mar. 11, Mar. 24, April 18 & May 11 TIME: 2-4:30pm Admission: $6 Skate Rental: $4 Skate Assist: $5 Come on in and skate! Bring your friends and join us for games and prizes. 989-496-2900 https://www.facebook.com/captaindavesfec/photos/a.10151602162575165.848726.278629305164/10156542099480165/?type=3&theater
    May 112:00PM 4:30PM
    Pinconning: FREE - Lego Club (Grades 3-6) **RSVP REQUIRED @ Pinconning Library
    Lego Club (Grades 3-6) Join us for Lego building fun at the library! Make your own unique Lego creations! We supply the Legos and you supply the imagination. PINCONNING: Wed, May 11, 3:30-5 pm 989-879-3283 http://www.baycountylibrary.org
    May 113:30PM 5:00PM
    Essexville: FREE - Playgroup - RSVP 989-667-3240 @ Bay-Arenac ISD LLC Bay
    Playgroup When: Wednesdays at 5-6:15pm (Sept. 14 - May 26) Cost: FREE * For Bay and Arenac County Residents Only. ** Playgroup will be cancelled if the public school is cancelled or not in session.
    May 115:00PM 6:15PM
    Hemlock: FREE - Lego Club @ Raucholz Library
    Meets the third Thursday of every month, 6:30p.m. - 7:30 p.m. For ages 7 -12; younger kids (under 7 must have parent stay). Kids get together and make models from LEGOS. Sometimes they create what they want; other times they are given a topic.
    May 116:30PM 7:30PM
    Midland: TODDLER TIME @ AfterShock
    TODDLER TIME When: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10-11am Saturdays 9-10am Cost: $5 per hour This is for little ones ages one to five! All participants must have an observer age 16 years or older. 989-859-3728 http://www.midlandaftershock.com/#!toddler-time/t81t3
    May 129:00AM 10:00AM
    Saginaw: FREE - Little Readers Storytime **RSVP REQUIRED @ Zauel Library
    Little Readers Storytime - Zauel Date 12 May 2016 Time 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Little Readers Storytime is a six-week storytime series in which babies birth through 17 months of age spend a special 30 minute one-on-one time with a loving adult participating in songs and nursery rhymes, simple stories and basic baby sign language. Spending this special one-on-one time with your baby will not only strengthen your bond with each other, it will stimulate and enhance your baby's language development and other senses. Registration for this program is recommended as space is limited. 989-799-2771
    May 129:30AM 10:00AM
    Midland: TODDLER TIME @ AfterShock
    TODDLER TIME When: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10-11am Saturdays 9-10am Cost: $5 per hour This is for little ones ages one to five! All participants must have an observer age 16 years or older. 989-859-3728 http://www.midlandaftershock.com/#!toddler-time/t81t3
    May 1210:00AM 11:00AM
    Saginaw: Play Group @ Center Courts
    Ages: 3 and under Tuesday & Thursday - 10-11am - Sept. thru May
    May 1210:00AM 11:00AM
    Saginaw: Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 1210:00AM 5:00PM
  • Event Name Event Date Start Time End Time
    Midland: Preschool Swim (Adult Required) @ Midland Community Center
    Preschool Swim (Adult Required) Tue/Thu 10:00-11:00 am http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 1210:00AM 11:00AM
    Midland: STORYTIME @ Dow Gardens
    STORYTIME Fridays - 10:00am - 11:00am Drop in, every Friday morning, to hear award-winning children’s books read aloud. A short activity generally follows the reading! All ages are welcome. Fall/winter storytime is held in the Dow Garden's Visitors Center. http://www.dowgardens.org
    May 1210:00AM 11:00AM
    Midland: WEE GYM TIME 6 & UNDER @ Midland Community Center
    WEE GYM TIME 6 & UNDER Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:30am - 12:00pm Located in the North Gym. It is free play with bean bags, balls, parachutes, tennis, t-ball, soccer, basketball, and much more. Each day will feature different activities. This is a parent/child playtime. Parent participation is required. Play groups are welcome! $5/child Free for Premier Members http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 1210:30AM 12:00PM
    Chesaning: FREE - Story Hours (RSVP REQUIRED) @ River Rapids District Library
    Story Hour When: Every Tuesday and Thursday - Story Hour at 10:30 am. Young kids 2-4 can come and enjoy storys, snacks, crafts, and games. Pre-registration required. 989-845-6931 http://www.riverrapidslibrary.org/
    May 1210:30AM 11:30AM
    Essexville: FREE - Playgroup - RSVP 989-667-3240 @ Bay-Arenac ISD LLC Bay
    Playgroup When: Thursdays at 11am - 12:15pm (Sept. 14 - May 26) Cost: FREE * For Bay and Arenac County Residents Only. ** Playgroup will be cancelled if the public school is cancelled or not in session.
    May 1211:00AM 12:15PM
    Midland: FREE - Newborn Parenting Support Group @ MidMichigan Medical Center
    Newborn Parenting Support Group – Every Thursday from 1-2:30pm. The Newborn Parenting Support Group meets weekly to address the unique concerns of new parents. Sessions are led by an experienced childbirth educator and cover a new topic each week. Discussions focus on the special needs of group members as they adjust to their baby and new role as parents. This support group gives participants the opportunity to make new friends and enjoy the social and emotional support of other new parents. Participants are encouraged to bring their babies and join as soon as they can after birth. Newborn Parenting Support Group takes place on the campus of MidMichigan Medical Center – Midland inside the Center for Women’s Health Building. Registration is not required, and all sessions are free. For more information or directions, call MidMichigan Health Line at (800) 999-3199 or (989) 837-9090.
    May 121:00PM 2:30PM
    Pinconning: FREE - Explore Science (Grades 2-6 – Children Only) **RSVP REQUIRED @ Pinconning Library
    Explore Science (Grades 2-6 – Children Only) Hands-on science Marbleous Fun: Thu, May 12, 3:45-4:45 pm 989-879-3283 http://www.baycountylibrary.org
    May 123:45PM 4:45PM
    Bay City: FREE - Make Motorized Music (Ages 8-12) **RSVP REQUIRED @ Sage Library
    Make Motorized Music (Ages 8-12) Thu, May 12, 4:30-6 pm ® Create a motor powered musical jug. 989-892-8555 http://www.baycountylibrary.org/children/events-story-times/
    May 124:30PM 6:00PM
    Midland: $3 Swim Night @ Midland Community Center
    Swim for $3 Jan. 2- May 29 on Thursdays 5-8pm To swim alone children must be 7 years old; otherwise a parent must be IN THE WATER and within arm reach of the child at all times. Swimmers must be 15 years old to be alone in the hot tub. Children must be able to swim 15 yards to use the slide alone; if not, they must wear a lifejacket (provided by Community Center) and ride down with an adult 18 years or older. East Pool length swim: Because these times are scheduled for length swim not personal instruction, please follow length swim etiquette, including, but not limited to: staying to the proper side of the lane, swimming not playing, coaching or walking in the lane, adjusting lanes for appropriate speed. Lifeguards will assist with any guidance needed. http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 125:00PM 8:00PM
    Midland: $3 Swim @ Midland Community Center
    $3 Swim Thursday 5-8pm http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 125:00PM 8:00PM
    Coleman: FREE - Kid Kards! Card Craft for kids @ Coleman Area Library
    Kid Kards! Card Craft for kids When: Thu, May 12, 2016, 6pm – 7pm Description Hey Kids, stop by the library between 6pm and 7pm for a fun (and free!) craft session to make a greeting card. We'll provide paper, scissors, glue, glitter, stamps and more... you provide the imagination! Each child will make one greeting card. Themes vary by season: thank you cards, cards for Active Duty Soldiers, cards for seniors and more. Parents are encouraged to stay and assist their child with making the cards. http://www2.youseemore.com/coleman/calendar.asp
    May 126:00PM 7:00PM
    Bay City: FREE -Tail Waggin’ Tutors (Ages 4+) **RSVP REQUIRED @ Wirt Library
    Tail Waggin’ Tutors (Ages 4+) Thu, May 12, 6:30-7:30 pm. 989-893-9566 http://www.baycountylibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/Winter-14-Storytime-Poster.pdf
    May 126:30PM 7:30PM
    Saginaw: FREE - If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't! Storytimet @ Barnes and Noble
    If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't! Storytime Thursday May 12, 2016 6:30 PM If your mom says to get ready to play at the beach, she means with a boat, or a Frisbee or a shovel. She is NOT talking about the piano. But Magnolia is a little girl with a big idea, determination and one very heavy upright piano she insists she needs to take with her. What's the worst that can happen? Find out at Storytime. Activities to follow. http://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2841
    May 126:30PM 7:00PM
    Midland: FREE - WEE STROLL @ Chippewa Nature Center
    WEE STROLL Wee Strolls are held on the 2nd Friday of the month, 9:30-10:30am March 11, April 15, May 13, June 10, Aug. 12, Sept. 9, Oct. 14, & Nov. 11 Wee Stroll is a free, drop-in program designed for parents to take a guided walk with their child (6 months-2 years old), learn about the outdoors, and learn ways to introduce children to the natural world around them. Activities focus on the happenings of the particular season. Ages: 6 month-2 year olds (accompanied by an adult); Free of charge; No registration required http://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/event/1443226
    May 139:30AM 10:30AM
    Essexville: FREE - Playgroup - RSVP 989-667-3240 @ Hughes Elementary
    Playgroup When: Friday at 10-11:15am (Sept. 14 - May 26) Cost: FREE * For Bay and Arenac County Residents Only. ** Playgroup will be cancelled if the public school is cancelled or not in session.
    May 1310:00AM 11:15AM
    Midland: STORYTIME @ Dow Gardens
    STORYTIME Fridays - 10:00am - 11:00am Drop in, every Friday morning, to hear award-winning children’s books read aloud. A short activity generally follows the reading! All ages are welcome. Fall/winter storytime is held in the Dow Garden's Visitors Center. http://www.dowgardens.org
    May 1310:00AM 11:00AM
    Freeland: PARENT AND ME OPEN GYM @ MidMichigan Gym
    PARENT AND ME OPEN GYM: Fridays 10am-11am and 1pm-2pm. Ages: 12 months (good walker) through 6 years. Cost is $5 each. You do not need to be in a gymnastics class to participate. A waiver form must be on file for each participant. Open gym will not be held on Holidays or Holiday Weekends. Please see the website for open gym cancellations. http://www.midmichigangym.com/parties---open-gym.html
    May 1310:00AM 11:00AM
    Saginaw: Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 1310:00AM 5:00PM
    Midland: JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER @ Midland Community Center
    JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER. Mon/Wed/Fri 10:30am-12:00pm $5/child Fri/Sat 4:30pm-6:30pm FREE FOR FAMILY PREMIER MEMBERS • Jungle Gym is a drop in activity featuring an obstacle course, Tumbl Trak trampoline and musical games. It is designed for creative play time between parent and child (parent participation required). Play groups welcome! http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 1310:30AM 12:00PM
    Saginaw: FREE - Preschool Storytime! @ Butman-Fish Library
    Preschool Storytime! - BF Date 6 May 2016 Time 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Drop-in storytime includes books brought to life by Ms. Maureen, music and movement for Preschoolers ages 3-5 with an adult. 989-799-9160
    May 1310:30AM 11:15AM
  • Event Name Event Date Start Time End Time
    Bay City: FREE - Friday Fun: Hoppy Times (Ages 2-5 and adult) **RSVP REQUIRED @ Sage Library
    Friday Fun: Hoppy Times (Ages 2-5 and adult) Fri, May 13, 11 am-12 pm ® Bunny craft and activities. 989-892-8555 http://www.baycountylibrary.org/children/events-story-times/
    May 1311:00AM 12:00PM
    Freeland: PARENT AND ME OPEN GYM @ MidMichigan Gym
    PARENT AND ME OPEN GYM: Fridays 10am-11am and 1pm-2pm. Ages: 12 months (good walker) through 6 years. Cost is $5 each. You do not need to be in a gymnastics class to participate. A waiver form must be on file for each participant. Open gym will not be held on Holidays or Holiday Weekends. Please see the website for open gym cancellations. http://www.midmichigangym.com/parties---open-gym.html
    May 131:00PM 2:00PM
    Midland: JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER @ Midland Community Center
    JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER. Mon/Wed/Fri 10:30am-12:00pm $5/child Fri/Sat 4:30pm-6:30pm FREE FOR FAMILY PREMIER MEMBERS • Jungle Gym is a drop in activity featuring an obstacle course, Tumbl Trak trampoline and musical games. It is designed for creative play time between parent and child (parent participation required). Play groups welcome! http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 134:30PM 6:30PM
    Midland: S.T.E.M. Fun Night **RSVP REQUIRED @ Engineering For Kids - Great Lakes Bay Region
    S.T.E.M. Fun Night Fridays, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: April 29th: Video Game Night May 06th: MakeyMakey Madness May 13th: Eggstreme Drop May 20th: Dragster May 27th: Roller Coasters June 03rd: Bottle Rockets Drop off the kids and enjoy a night out on the town while your children have an exciting experience testing different science experiments, competing in robotics tournaments, creating their own video game, and much more, all while enjoying delicious pizza and our fun atmosphere. Price: $30 Age Group: Grades 2nd to 5th and 6th to 8th Please be advised if enrollment minimum is not met, STEM Night will be cancelled.Parents will be notified via email the morning of in the event of cancellation (989) 486-3255 https://engineeringforkids.com/location/glbr/nightout
    May 136:00PM 9:00PM
    Freeland: BIG KIDS OPEN GYM @ MidMichigan Gym
    BIG KIDS OPEN GYM: Fridays from 7pm-8:30pm. Ages 5-14yrs. Cost is $7 each. You do not need to be in a gymnastics class to participate. A waiver form must be on file for each participant. Open gym will not be held on Holidays or Holiday Weekends. Please see the website for open gym cancellations. http://www.midmichigangym.com/parties---open-gym.html
    May 137:00PM 8:30PM
    Midland: Exhibit - The Art of Dr. Seuss @ Dow Gardens
    Exhibit - The Art of Dr. Seus May 14-Sept 1, All Day Dow Gardens is celebrating the Art of Dr. Seuss! Delight in seeing the traveling garden sculpture of popular Seuss characters like the Cat in the Hat, Sam I Am, the Lorax, the Grinch, and Yertle the Turtle. http://www.dowgardens.org
    May 13All Day
    Midland: STORYTIME @ Dow Gardens
    STORYTIME Fridays - 10:00am - 11:00am Drop in, every Friday morning, to hear award-winning children’s books read aloud. A short activity generally follows the reading! All ages are welcome. Fall/winter storytime is held in the Dow Garden's Visitors Center. http://www.dowgardens.org
    May 1410:00AM 11:00AM
    Saginaw: Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 1410:00AM 5:00PM
    Saginaw; Family Life Medical Clinic
    Family Life Medical Clinic - 2nd Sat. of the month, 10am-1pm Family Life Health Clinic: Partnering with St. Mary’s of Michigan: Center of Hope, this community clinic is open every 2nd Saturday of the month from 10 am – 1 pm to meet the medical needs of people in the community who are underinsured or don’t have health insurance at all. The services and referrals are free to those who need help. With our medical clinic we can prevent prescription abuse (sharing or taking). Those with mental health and substance abuse issues can receive the proper help and services they need. Must have photo I.D., Social Security card, and proof of income. 989-753-1151
    May 1410:00AM 1:00PM
    Saginaw: Hoola-Hoop It UP! @ MidMichigan Children's Museum
    Hoola-Hoop It UP! Saturday, May 14, 2016, Activities begin at 10:00 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m. Come swing your hips and see how long you can keep your hoop spinning! With regular paid admission. MMCM members are free. Admission Members Free Children under 24 months Free Guests age 2 – 59 $7.50 Guests age 60+ $6.50 9893996626
    May 1410:00AM 4:00PM
    Saginaw: FREE - Wandering with Wildlife (Ages 7-13) @ Green Point Environmental Learning Center
    Wandering with Wildlife When: Saturday 10-11:30am Cost: FREE A portion of each session will be outdoors, so please dress appropriately for the weather. Dates: April 23 Wild about Wildflowers April 30 We speak for the Trees! A Lorax-themed adventure celebrating Arbor Day May 7 Butterfly Flutter-by! – A closer look at butterflies and other flying insects May 14 Bird is the Word! A birding adventure http://www.fws.gov/nwrs/threecolumn.aspx?id=2147582124
    May 1410:00AM 11:30AM
    Saginaw: FREE - If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't! Storytimet @ Barnes and Noble
    If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't! Storytime Saturday May 14, 2016 11:00 AM If your mom says to get ready to play at the beach, she means with a boat, or a Frisbee or a shovel. She is NOT talking about the piano. But Magnolia is a little girl with a big idea, determination and one very heavy upright piano she insists she needs to take with her. What's the worst that can happen? Find out at Storytime. Activities to follow. http://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2841
    May 1411:00AM 11:30AM
    Midland: FREE - Families in Nature: Birds Build Nests @ Chippewa Nature Center
    Families in Nature: Birds Build Nests Start Date/Time: 5/14/2016 1:00 PM-2:00 PM Venture out to Chippewa Nature Center for the monthly Families in Nature program series! Join CNC’s naturalists for this outdoor program to explore the wonders of Michigan’s seasons. Migrating birds flying back into Michigan and resident birds start building nests now. Watching birds carrying nest materials signals they will reside here. Learn to use binoculars to spot robins, cardinals, chickadees, goldfinches and many more with Interpretive Naturalist Jeanne Henderson. FREE | All Ages: under 18 w/adult http://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/openrosters/Calendar.asp
    May 141:00PM 2:00PM
    Saginaw: FREE - Spring into Safety @ S. Mary's of Michigan Towne Center
    Spring into Safety - May 14, 1-4pm. - Car Seat Safety & Check Station - Bike Rodeo & FREE Bike Helmet Fitting - Physical fitness challenge - Boating/ water safety - Safety in the and around cars - Child ID program - Fire Safety - Door Prizes For more info: 989-399-2790
    May 141:00PM 4:00PM
    Saginaw: FREE - LEGO Club **RSVP REQUIRED @ Butman-Fish Library
    LEGO Club - BF Date 14 May 2016 Time 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Registration for this event will begin Monday, April 18 by calling 799-9160 after 12:00 PM. Children must be 7-12 to register and adult participation is encouraged. 989-799-9160
    May 142:00PM 4:00PM
    Pinconning: FREE - Fairy Fun Party (Ages 5-12) **RSVP REQUIRED @ Pinconning Library
    Fairy Fun Party (Ages 5-12) Sat, May 14, 2-3:30 pm ® Fairy story and craft! 989-879-3283 http://www.baycountylibrary.org
    May 142:00PM 3:30PM
    Saginaw: Traditional Tea Ceremony @ Japanese Cultural Center and Tea House
    Maccha Tea (powdered green tea) and a Japanese sweet. Admission: $8/ person Limited seating, rsvp. 989-759-1648 www.japaneseculturalcenter.org
    May 142:00PM 3:00PM
    Midland: JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER @ Midland Community Center
    JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER. Mon/Wed/Fri 10:30am-12:00pm $5/child Fri/Sat 4:30pm-6:30pm FREE FOR FAMILY PREMIER MEMBERS • Jungle Gym is a drop in activity featuring an obstacle course, Tumbl Trak trampoline and musical games. It is designed for creative play time between parent and child (parent participation required). Play groups welcome! http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 144:30PM 6:30PM
    Midland: Tennis Pizza And A Movie (Ages 5-10) (RSVP REQUIRED) @ Midland Tennis Center
    Tennis Pizza And A Movie Ages 5-10 Thursday 6-9pm March 5 $15.00 Thursday 6-9pm April 23 $15.00 Thursday 6-9pm May 14 $15.00 Thursday 6-9pm July 28 $15.00 Thursday 6-9pm September 1 $15.00 Kids play tennis and other games and enjoy a movie and snacks while you go out or relax at home! http://midlandcourts.gotennissource.com/page.lasso?p=register&l=2&type=Event&location=&group=&age=Junior
    May 146:00PM 9:00PM
    Midland: Exhibit - The Art of Dr. Seuss @ Dow Gardens
    Exhibit - The Art of Dr. Seus May 14-Sept 1, All Day Dow Gardens is celebrating the Art of Dr. Seuss! Delight in seeing the traveling garden sculpture of popular Seuss characters like the Cat in the Hat, Sam I Am, the Lorax, the Grinch, and Yertle the Turtle. http://www.dowgardens.org
    May 14All Day
  • Event Name Event Date Start Time End Time
    Saginaw: Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 1510:00AM 5:00PM
    Midland: STORYTIME @ Dow Gardens
    STORYTIME Fridays - 10:00am - 11:00am Drop in, every Friday morning, to hear award-winning children’s books read aloud. A short activity generally follows the reading! All ages are welcome. Fall/winter storytime is held in the Dow Garden's Visitors Center. http://www.dowgardens.org
    May 1510:00AM 11:00AM
    Saginaw: Police Officer Appreciation Day @ Children's Zoo at Celebration Square
    Police Officer Appreciation Day May 15, 10am-5pm We want to say THANK YOU to all the men and women police officers by offering FREE admission for active, retired, and volunteer police officers with proof of service! There will be games and activities that highlight all of the hardwork that police officers do for us! Train and Carousel ride tickets are $1 per person, per ride. Children's Zoo members ride unlimited for FREE. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 1510:00AM 5:00PM
    Frankenmuth: FREE - Read To Me Story Hour @ Charlin’s Book Nook
    Introduce your child to literature with "Read to me story hour" Every Sunday from 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm, will read aloud from one of our children's books. Its a good time for both adults and children and snacks are provided. Stop by next Sunday! Call or stop by today to learn about our upcoming events. 989-652-2900
    May 152:30PM 3:30PM
    Midland: Exhibit - The Art of Dr. Seuss @ Dow Gardens
    Exhibit - The Art of Dr. Seus May 14-Sept 1, All Day Dow Gardens is celebrating the Art of Dr. Seuss! Delight in seeing the traveling garden sculpture of popular Seuss characters like the Cat in the Hat, Sam I Am, the Lorax, the Grinch, and Yertle the Turtle. http://www.dowgardens.org
    May 15All Day
    Hemlock: FREE - Play to Learn (ages birth - 5) @ Raucholz Library
    Play to Learn (ages birth - 5) Meets every Monday (late Sept-mid May) from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. This is for children birth to age 5. Parents/guardians stay and all play, socialize, sing, learn and have fun.
    May 169:00AM 11:00AM
    Bay City: FREE - Playgroup - RSVP 989-667-3240 @ Bay-Arenac ISD Career Center
    Playgroup When: Mondays at 9:30-10:45am (Sept. 14 - May 26) Cost: FREE * For Bay and Arenac County Residents Only. ** Playgroup will be cancelled if the public school is cancelled or not in session.
    May 169:30AM 10:45AM
    Midland: Playgroup - Romp & Stomp @ Midland Evangelical Free Church
    Playgroup - Romp & Stomp When: Monday - 10-11:30am (October 5, 2015 through May 16, 2016) Families and children (up to age seven) are invited to play together in Midland Free’s gym on Monday mornings from 10:00 to 11:30 am. This program is open to the public and the cost is $1 per family to attend. The morning consists of free play, focusing on large motor skills and playing well with others. Occasionally, there will be special organized games and/or activities for children to participate in with their families. This program meets from October 5, 2015 through May 16, 2016. Contact JoDee Phillips at JoDeePhillips@mefchurch.org or 989.631.4411 x1015.
    May 1610:00AM 11:30AM
    Saginaw: Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 1610:00AM 5:00PM
    Midland: STORYTIME @ Dow Gardens
    STORYTIME Fridays - 10:00am - 11:00am Drop in, every Friday morning, to hear award-winning children’s books read aloud. A short activity generally follows the reading! All ages are welcome. Fall/winter storytime is held in the Dow Garden's Visitors Center. http://www.dowgardens.org
    May 1610:00AM 11:00AM
    Midland: JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER @ Midland Community Center
    JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER. Mon/Wed/Fri 10:30am-12:00pm $5/child Fri/Sat 4:30pm-6:30pm FREE FOR FAMILY PREMIER MEMBERS • Jungle Gym is a drop in activity featuring an obstacle course, Tumbl Trak trampoline and musical games. It is designed for creative play time between parent and child (parent participation required). Play groups welcome! http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 1610:30AM 12:00PM
    Bay City: FREE - Playgroup - RSVP 989-667-3240 @ Bay-Arenac ISD Career Center
    Playgroup When: Mondays at 11-12:15pm (Sept. 14 - May 26) Cost: FREE * For Bay and Arenac County Residents Only. ** Playgroup will be cancelled if the public school is cancelled or not in session.
    May 1611:00AM 12:15PM
    Midland: FREE - Monday Storytime @ Barnes & Noble
    Monday Storytime Monday at 7:00 PM FREE Join us for our weekly Monday night Storytime. We read a variety of stories and have activities to go along with them. This event is geared to preschool and up children. 989-835-5037 http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/store/2169
    May 167:00PM 7:30PM
    Midland: Exhibit - The Art of Dr. Seuss @ Dow Gardens
    Exhibit - The Art of Dr. Seus May 14-Sept 1, All Day Dow Gardens is celebrating the Art of Dr. Seuss! Delight in seeing the traveling garden sculpture of popular Seuss characters like the Cat in the Hat, Sam I Am, the Lorax, the Grinch, and Yertle the Turtle. http://www.dowgardens.org
    May 16All Day
    Midland: TODDLER TIME @ AfterShock
    TODDLER TIME When: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10-11am Saturdays 9-10am Cost: $5 per hour This is for little ones ages one to five! All participants must have an observer age 16 years or older. 989-859-3728 http://www.midlandaftershock.com/#!toddler-time/t81t3
    May 179:00AM 10:00AM
    Midland: Preschool Swim (Adult Required) @ Midland Community Center
    Preschool Swim (Adult Required) Tue/Thu 10:00-11:00 am http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 1710:00AM 11:00AM
    Saginaw: Thrifty Tuesday @ Children's Zoo at Celebration Square
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 1710:00AM 5:00PM
    Saginaw: Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 1710:00AM 5:00PM
    Midland: STORYTIME @ Dow Gardens
    STORYTIME Fridays - 10:00am - 11:00am Drop in, every Friday morning, to hear award-winning children’s books read aloud. A short activity generally follows the reading! All ages are welcome. Fall/winter storytime is held in the Dow Garden's Visitors Center. http://www.dowgardens.org
    May 1710:00AM 11:00AM
    Midland: TODDLER TIME @ AfterShock
    TODDLER TIME When: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10-11am Saturdays 9-10am Cost: $5 per hour This is for little ones ages one to five! All participants must have an observer age 16 years or older. 989-859-3728 http://www.midlandaftershock.com/#!toddler-time/t81t3
    May 1710:00AM 11:00AM
  • Event Name Event Date Start Time End Time
    Saginaw: Play Group @ Center Courts
    Ages: 3 and under Tuesday & Thursday - 10-11am - Sept. thru May
    May 1710:00AM 11:00AM
    Midland: WEE GYM TIME 6 & UNDER @ Midland Community Center
    WEE GYM TIME 6 & UNDER Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:30am - 12:00pm Located in the North Gym. It is free play with bean bags, balls, parachutes, tennis, t-ball, soccer, basketball, and much more. Each day will feature different activities. This is a parent/child playtime. Parent participation is required. Play groups are welcome! $5/child Free for Premier Members http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 1710:30AM 12:00PM
    Hemlock: FREE - Preschool Story Hour (ages 3 - 5) - RSVP 989-642-8621 @ Raucholz Library
    Preschool Story Hour (ages 3 - 5) Every Tuesday, from 10:30 - 11:30 am., September through May, the library holds story hour. During this hour, the children will listen to stories, do finger plays, sing songs and make a craft. YOU MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND.
    May 1710:30AM 11:30AM
    Chesaning: FREE - Story Hours (RSVP REQUIRED) @ River Rapids District Library
    Story Hour When: Every Tuesday and Thursday - Story Hour at 10:30 am. Young kids 2-4 can come and enjoy storys, snacks, crafts, and games. Pre-registration required. 989-845-6931 http://www.riverrapidslibrary.org/
    May 1710:30AM 11:30AM
    Bridgeport: FREE - Children's Story Hour @ Bridgeport Public Library
    Children's Story Hour Tuesday - 6:30-7:30pm Come join Miss Cindy for stories and crafts. 777-6030 http://www.bridgeportlibrary.org/news-events/lib-cal/childrens-story-hour-1/2016-01-05
    May 1710:30AM 11:15AM
    Saginaw: FREE - ThankoRama Storytime @ Barnes and Noble
    Thanksorama Storytime Tuesday May 17, 2016 11:00 AM Join us for a ThankoRama Storytime featuring The Thank You Book by beloved author Mo Willems. Enjoy a reading of the book and activities afterward that help remind children that thanking those who do things for you can be so much fun! http://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2841
    May 1711:00AM 11:30AM
    Saginaw: FREE - Lego Club @ Wickes Library
    LEGO Club - Wickes When: 20 October 2015, 4:30 PM Wickes Library will hosting its monthly LEGO Club on September 8, 2015. Kids ages 7-12 are welcome to participate at the club meetings held on the second Tuesday of each month during the school year. A LEGO challenge will be issued at each meeting; however, kids are free to build as they desire. No registration is required. 989-752-3821 http://www.saginawlibrary.org
    May 174:30PM 5:30PM
    Shepherd: FREE Martial Arts Class @ West Midland Family Center
    Free Martial Arts Classes - ages 5 years old to adult Register Tuesday nights during class 6-7 pm beginners, 7-8 pm advanced 989-832-3256 www.wmfc.org
    May 176:00PM 8:00PM
    Bridgeport: FREE - Children's Story Hour @ Bridgeport Public Library
    Children's Story Hour Tuesday - 6:30-7:30pm Come join Miss Cindy for stories and crafts. 777-6030 http://www.bridgeportlibrary.org/news-events/lib-cal/childrens-story-hour-1/2016-01-05
    May 176:30PM 7:30PM
    Midland: Exhibit - The Art of Dr. Seuss @ Dow Gardens
    Exhibit - The Art of Dr. Seus May 14-Sept 1, All Day Dow Gardens is celebrating the Art of Dr. Seuss! Delight in seeing the traveling garden sculpture of popular Seuss characters like the Cat in the Hat, Sam I Am, the Lorax, the Grinch, and Yertle the Turtle. http://www.dowgardens.org
    May 17All Day
    Saginaw: Toddler Time @ Mid-Michigan Children's Museum
    Toddler Time @ Mid-Michigan Children's Museum Date: Every Wednesday, 9:30 – 10:00 a.m. through May 25, 2016. Toddler time will consist of story time, finger play and toddlers in motion. These sessions will run approximately 15-20 minutes. With regular paid admission. MMCM members are free. Includes all day gallery play. 989-399-6626
    May 189:30AM 10:00AM
    Midland: FREE - Playgroup @ Longview Early Childhood Center
    Playgroups - 1st & 3rd Wednesday, 9:30-11:30am Great Start Playgroup for children ages birth through three years old Playgroup will be at the Longview Early Childhood Center located at 337 Lemke St. Midland, MI 48642 in Room 309 located in the WIC wing and is for children ages 0-3 years old. Contact person: Kelly Miller 989.837.6659 Please note: If Midland Public Schools are closed for weather, or if there is a two hour delay there will be no playgroup. http://greatstartmidland.org/parents/playgroups/
    May 189:30AM 11:30AM
    Midland: STORYTIME @ Dow Gardens
    STORYTIME Fridays - 10:00am - 11:00am Drop in, every Friday morning, to hear award-winning children’s books read aloud. A short activity generally follows the reading! All ages are welcome. Fall/winter storytime is held in the Dow Garden's Visitors Center. http://www.dowgardens.org
    May 1810:00AM 11:00AM
    Saginaw: Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 1810:00AM 5:00PM
    University Center: Kids Splash (Parents FREE) @ Delta College Fitness & Rec Center
    Kids Splash Day: Wednesday Time: 10:00-11:30am Fee: $5/child/visit, Adults Free Parents, would you like a break in the middle of your hectic week? Bring your children to swim in our leisure pool and you get in free. This allows children 6 Months to 5 years old to enjoy recreational swimming in our leisure pool. All children must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older and the Adult must be in the water with children 5 years old and under. This is a great way to have fun with your child while interacting with other Families. 989-686-9518. http://www.delta.edu/files/FitnessCenter/Winter2016swimmingclassflyer.pdf
    May 1810:00AM 11:30AM
    Midland: JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER @ Midland Community Center
    JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER. Mon/Wed/Fri 10:30am-12:00pm $5/child Fri/Sat 4:30pm-6:30pm FREE FOR FAMILY PREMIER MEMBERS • Jungle Gym is a drop in activity featuring an obstacle course, Tumbl Trak trampoline and musical games. It is designed for creative play time between parent and child (parent participation required). Play groups welcome! http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 1810:30AM 12:00PM
    Midland: FREE - Wednesday Storytime @ Barnes & Noble
    Wednesday Storytime Wednesday at 11:00 AM FREE Join us every Wednesday for another weekly Storytime. Stories and activities vary each week. Wednesday Storytime is usually geared for preschool ages and younger. 989-835-5037 http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/store/2169
    May 1811:00AM 11:30AM
    Essexville: FREE - Playgroup - RSVP 989-667-3240 @ Bay-Arenac ISD LLC Bay
    Playgroup When: Wednesdays at 11am - 12:15pm (Sept. 14 - May 26) Cost: FREE * For Bay and Arenac County Residents Only. ** Playgroup will be cancelled if the public school is cancelled or not in session.
    May 1811:00AM 12:15PM
    Pinconning: FREE - Sand Art (Ages 5-12) @ Pinconning Library
    Sand Art (Ages 5-12) Wed, May 18, 3:30-4:30 pm 989-879-3283 http://www.baycountylibrary.org
    May 183:30PM 4:30PM
    Essexville: FREE - Playgroup - RSVP 989-667-3240 @ Bay-Arenac ISD LLC Bay
    Playgroup When: Wednesdays at 5-6:15pm (Sept. 14 - May 26) Cost: FREE * For Bay and Arenac County Residents Only. ** Playgroup will be cancelled if the public school is cancelled or not in session.
    May 185:00PM 6:15PM
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    University Center: Kids Splash (Parents FREE) @ Delta College Fitness & Rec Center
    Kids Splash Day: Wednesday Time: 10:00-11:30am Fee: $5/child/visit, Adults Free Parents, would you like a break in the middle of your hectic week? Bring your children to swim in our leisure pool and you get in free. This allows children 6 Months to 5 years old to enjoy recreational swimming in our leisure pool. All children must be accompanied by an adult 18 years or older and the Adult must be in the water with children 5 years old and under. This is a great way to have fun with your child while interacting with other Families. 989-686-9518. http://www.delta.edu/files/FitnessCenter/Winter2016swimmingclassflyer.pdf
    May 410:00AM 11:30AM
    Saginaw: Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 410:00AM 5:00PM
    Midland: JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER @ Midland Community Center
    JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER. Mon/Wed/Fri 10:30am-12:00pm $5/child Fri/Sat 4:30pm-6:30pm FREE FOR FAMILY PREMIER MEMBERS • Jungle Gym is a drop in activity featuring an obstacle course, Tumbl Trak trampoline and musical games. It is designed for creative play time between parent and child (parent participation required). Play groups welcome! http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 410:30AM 12:00PM
    Midland: FREE - Wednesday Storytime @ Barnes & Noble
    Wednesday Storytime Wednesday at 11:00 AM FREE Join us every Wednesday for another weekly Storytime. Stories and activities vary each week. Wednesday Storytime is usually geared for preschool ages and younger. 989-835-5037 http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/store/2169
    May 411:00AM 11:30AM
    Essexville: FREE - Playgroup - RSVP 989-667-3240 @ Bay-Arenac ISD LLC Bay
    Playgroup When: Wednesdays at 11am - 12:15pm (Sept. 14 - May 26) Cost: FREE * For Bay and Arenac County Residents Only. ** Playgroup will be cancelled if the public school is cancelled or not in session.
    May 411:00AM 12:15PM
    Pinconning: FREE - Mother’s Day Craft (Ages 5-12) @ Pinconning Library
    Mother’s Day Craft (Ages 5-12) Wed, May 4, 3:30-4:30 pm 989-879-3283 http://www.baycountylibrary.org
    May 43:30PM 4:30PM
    Essexville: FREE - Playgroup - RSVP 989-667-3240 @ Bay-Arenac ISD LLC Bay
    Playgroup When: Wednesdays at 5-6:15pm (Sept. 14 - May 26) Cost: FREE * For Bay and Arenac County Residents Only. ** Playgroup will be cancelled if the public school is cancelled or not in session.
    May 45:00PM 6:15PM
    Hemlock: FREE - Lego Club @ Raucholz Library
    Meets the third Thursday of every month, 6:30p.m. - 7:30 p.m. For ages 7 -12; younger kids (under 7 must have parent stay). Kids get together and make models from LEGOS. Sometimes they create what they want; other times they are given a topic.
    May 46:30PM 7:30PM
    Bay City: FREE - Baffling Bill’s Absolutely Baffling Magic Show (Family) **RSVP REQUIRED @ Sage Library
    Children’s Book Week Performer Baffling Bill’s Absolutely Baffling Magic Show (Family) For children of all ages and their families. Join us for astounding magic, audience participation, balloon sculpture, live animals, and non-stop fun! SAGE: Wed, May 4, 6:30 pm 989-892-8555 http://www.baycountylibrary.org/children/events-story-times/
    May 46:30PM 7:30PM
    Saginaw: FREE - Star Wars X-Wing Event @ Barnes and Noble
    Star Wars X-Wing Event Wednesday May 04, 2016 7:00 PM Join us as we celebrate all things Star Wars and learn to play Star Wars X-Wing™. "May the 4th Be With You!" http://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2841
    May 47:00PM 7:30PM
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    Midland: TODDLER TIME @ AfterShock
    TODDLER TIME When: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10-11am Saturdays 9-10am Cost: $5 per hour This is for little ones ages one to five! All participants must have an observer age 16 years or older. 989-859-3728 http://www.midlandaftershock.com/#!toddler-time/t81t3
    May 59:00AM 10:00AM
    Midland: FREE - Story Hour--The Secret Pool @ Chippewa Nature Center
    Story Hour--The Secret Pool Start Date/Time: 5/5/2016 9:30 AM-10:30 AM Come spend an hour learning about nature with your preschool-aged child or grandchild! The hour will include a nature-themed story, a craft, and an outdoor activity. The hour may also include songs, art, rhymes, and other age-appropriate activities. Each week is a different theme based on the seasons. Ages: 3-5 year olds (accompanied by an adult); Free of charge; No registration required http://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/openrosters/Calendar.asp
    May 59:30AM 10:30AM
    Saginaw: FREE - Little Readers Storytime **RSVP REQUIRED @ Zauel Library
    Little Readers Storytime - Zauel Date 5 May 2016 Time 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Little Readers Storytime is a six-week storytime series in which babies birth through 17 months of age spend a special 30 minute one-on-one time with a loving adult participating in songs and nursery rhymes, simple stories and basic baby sign language. Spending this special one-on-one time with your baby will not only strengthen your bond with each other, it will stimulate and enhance your baby's language development and other senses. Registration for this program is recommended as space is limited. 989-799-2771
    May 59:30AM 10:00AM
    Saginaw: Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 510:00AM 5:00PM
    Midland: TODDLER TIME @ AfterShock
    TODDLER TIME When: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10-11am Saturdays 9-10am Cost: $5 per hour This is for little ones ages one to five! All participants must have an observer age 16 years or older. 989-859-3728 http://www.midlandaftershock.com/#!toddler-time/t81t3
    May 510:00AM 11:00AM
    Saginaw: Play Group @ Center Courts
    Ages: 3 and under Tuesday & Thursday - 10-11am - Sept. thru May
    May 510:00AM 11:00AM
    Midland: Preschool Swim (Adult Required) @ Midland Community Center
    Preschool Swim (Adult Required) Tue/Thu 10:00-11:00 am http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 510:00AM 11:00AM
    Chesaning: FREE - Story Hours (RSVP REQUIRED) @ River Rapids District Library
    Story Hour When: Every Tuesday and Thursday - Story Hour at 10:30 am. Young kids 2-4 can come and enjoy storys, snacks, crafts, and games. Pre-registration required. 989-845-6931 http://www.riverrapidslibrary.org/
    May 510:30AM 11:30AM
    Midland: WEE GYM TIME 6 & UNDER @ Midland Community Center
    WEE GYM TIME 6 & UNDER Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:30am - 12:00pm Located in the North Gym. It is free play with bean bags, balls, parachutes, tennis, t-ball, soccer, basketball, and much more. Each day will feature different activities. This is a parent/child playtime. Parent participation is required. Play groups are welcome! $5/child Free for Premier Members http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 510:30AM 12:00PM
    Essexville: FREE - Playgroup - RSVP 989-667-3240 @ Bay-Arenac ISD LLC Bay
    Playgroup When: Thursdays at 11am - 12:15pm (Sept. 14 - May 26) Cost: FREE * For Bay and Arenac County Residents Only. ** Playgroup will be cancelled if the public school is cancelled or not in session.
    May 511:00AM 12:15PM
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    Midland: FREE - Story Hour--The Secret Pool @ Chippewa Nature Center
    Story Hour--The Secret Pool Start Date/Time: 5/5/2016 11 AM-12PM Come spend an hour learning about nature with your preschool-aged child or grandchild! The hour will include a nature-themed story, a craft, and an outdoor activity. The hour may also include songs, art, rhymes, and other age-appropriate activities. Each week is a different theme based on the seasons. Ages: 3-5 year olds (accompanied by an adult); Free of charge; No registration required http://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/openrosters/Calendar.asp
    May 511:00AM 12:00PM
    Midland: FREE - Newborn Parenting Support Group @ MidMichigan Medical Center
    Newborn Parenting Support Group – Every Thursday from 1-2:30pm. The Newborn Parenting Support Group meets weekly to address the unique concerns of new parents. Sessions are led by an experienced childbirth educator and cover a new topic each week. Discussions focus on the special needs of group members as they adjust to their baby and new role as parents. This support group gives participants the opportunity to make new friends and enjoy the social and emotional support of other new parents. Participants are encouraged to bring their babies and join as soon as they can after birth. Newborn Parenting Support Group takes place on the campus of MidMichigan Medical Center – Midland inside the Center for Women’s Health Building. Registration is not required, and all sessions are free. For more information or directions, call MidMichigan Health Line at (800) 999-3199 or (989) 837-9090.
    May 51:00PM 2:30PM
    Saginaw: FREE - Cinco de Mayo Family Story Time @ Wickes Library
    Cinco de Mayo Family Story Time - Wickes Date 5 May 2016 Time 4:30 PM Join us in celebrating Cinco de Mayo at this special family story time. Children and their families will enjoy stories and a craft. 989-752-3821
    May 54:30PM 5:30PM
    Bay City: FREE - Mother’s Day Craft (All Ages) @ Wirt Library
    Mother’s Day Craft (All Ages) Thu, May 5, 4:30-6 pm 989-893-9566 http://www.baycountylibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/Winter-14-Storytime-Poster.pdf
    May 54:30PM 6:00PM
    Bay City: FREE - Mother’s Day Craft (Family/ All Ages) @ Sage Library
    Mother’s Day Craft (Family/ All Ages) Thu, May 5, 4:30-6 pm 989-892-8555 http://www.baycountylibrary.org/children/events-story-times/
    May 54:30PM 6:00PM
    Bay City: FREE - Mother’s Day Craft (Family/ All Ages) @ Sage Library
    Mother’s Day Craft (Family/ All Ages) Thu, May 5, 4:30-6 pm 989-892-8555 http://www.baycountylibrary.org/children/events-story-times/
    May 54:30PM 6:00PM
    Midland: $3 Swim @ Midland Community Center
    $3 Swim Thursday 5-8pm http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 55:00PM 8:00PM
    Midland: $3 Swim Night @ Midland Community Center
    Swim for $3 Jan. 2- May 29 on Thursdays 5-8pm To swim alone children must be 7 years old; otherwise a parent must be IN THE WATER and within arm reach of the child at all times. Swimmers must be 15 years old to be alone in the hot tub. Children must be able to swim 15 yards to use the slide alone; if not, they must wear a lifejacket (provided by Community Center) and ride down with an adult 18 years or older. East Pool length swim: Because these times are scheduled for length swim not personal instruction, please follow length swim etiquette, including, but not limited to: staying to the proper side of the lane, swimming not playing, coaching or walking in the lane, adjusting lanes for appropriate speed. Lifeguards will assist with any guidance needed. http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 55:00PM 8:00PM
    Saginaw: FREE - Mother's Day Storytime @ Barnes and Noble
    Mother's Day Storytime Thursday May 05, 2016 6:30 PM In celebration of Mother's Day, read about becoming an expert grandma sitter in How to Babysit a Grandma followed by Mom School. In Mom School a little girl imagines where her mom picked up all her amazing skills, like fixing a bike tire and baking cupcakes. Join us afterward to make a card for your mom or special caregiver. http://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2841
    May 56:30PM 7:00PM
    Essexville: FREE - Playgroup - RSVP 989-667-3240 @ Hughes Elementary
    Playgroup When: Friday at 10-11:15am (Sept. 14 - May 26) Cost: FREE * For Bay and Arenac County Residents Only. ** Playgroup will be cancelled if the public school is cancelled or not in session.
    May 610:00AM 11:15AM
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    Midland: STORYTIME @ Dow Gardens
    STORYTIME Fridays - 10:00am - 11:00am Drop in, every Friday morning, to hear award-winning children’s books read aloud. A short activity generally follows the reading! All ages are welcome. Fall/winter storytime is held in the Dow Garden's Visitors Center. http://www.dowgardens.org
    May 610:00AM 11:00AM
    Saginaw: Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 610:00AM 5:00PM
    Freeland: PARENT AND ME OPEN GYM @ MidMichigan Gym
    PARENT AND ME OPEN GYM: Fridays 10am-11am and 1pm-2pm. Ages: 12 months (good walker) through 6 years. Cost is $5 each. You do not need to be in a gymnastics class to participate. A waiver form must be on file for each participant. Open gym will not be held on Holidays or Holiday Weekends. Please see the website for open gym cancellations. http://www.midmichigangym.com/parties---open-gym.html
    May 610:00AM 11:00AM
    Saginaw: FREE - Preschool Storytime! @ Butman-Fish Library
    Preschool Storytime! - BF Date 6 May 2016 Time 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Drop-in storytime includes books brought to life by Ms. Maureen, music and movement for Preschoolers ages 3-5 with an adult. 989-799-9160
    May 610:30AM 11:15AM
    Midland: JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER @ Midland Community Center
    JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER. Mon/Wed/Fri 10:30am-12:00pm $5/child Fri/Sat 4:30pm-6:30pm FREE FOR FAMILY PREMIER MEMBERS • Jungle Gym is a drop in activity featuring an obstacle course, Tumbl Trak trampoline and musical games. It is designed for creative play time between parent and child (parent participation required). Play groups welcome! http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 610:30AM 12:00PM
    Freeland: PARENT AND ME OPEN GYM @ MidMichigan Gym
    PARENT AND ME OPEN GYM: Fridays 10am-11am and 1pm-2pm. Ages: 12 months (good walker) through 6 years. Cost is $5 each. You do not need to be in a gymnastics class to participate. A waiver form must be on file for each participant. Open gym will not be held on Holidays or Holiday Weekends. Please see the website for open gym cancellations. http://www.midmichigangym.com/parties---open-gym.html
    May 61:00PM 2:00PM
    Midland: JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER @ Midland Community Center
    JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER. Mon/Wed/Fri 10:30am-12:00pm $5/child Fri/Sat 4:30pm-6:30pm FREE FOR FAMILY PREMIER MEMBERS • Jungle Gym is a drop in activity featuring an obstacle course, Tumbl Trak trampoline and musical games. It is designed for creative play time between parent and child (parent participation required). Play groups welcome! http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 64:30PM 6:30PM
    Midland: S.T.E.M. Fun Night **RSVP REQUIRED @ Engineering For Kids - Great Lakes Bay Region
    S.T.E.M. Fun Night Fridays, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm: April 29th: Video Game Night May 06th: MakeyMakey Madness May 13th: Eggstreme Drop May 20th: Dragster May 27th: Roller Coasters June 03rd: Bottle Rockets Drop off the kids and enjoy a night out on the town while your children have an exciting experience testing different science experiments, competing in robotics tournaments, creating their own video game, and much more, all while enjoying delicious pizza and our fun atmosphere. Price: $30 Age Group: Grades 2nd to 5th and 6th to 8th Please be advised if enrollment minimum is not met, STEM Night will be cancelled.Parents will be notified via email the morning of in the event of cancellation (989) 486-3255 https://engineeringforkids.com/location/glbr/nightout
    May 66:00PM 9:00PM
    Midland: FAMILY FUN NIGHTS @ Midland Community Center
    FAMILY FUN NIGHTS Bring the family together for a night of fun! Held the first Friday of every month from 6pm - 8pm, September - June, excluding January. Sponsored by Arbury Insurance. Visit greatermidland.org for a list of dates and themes. Free for Premier members, $20 Family of 4 and $2 for each additional participant. For any questions please contact Brett Seamster at bseamster@greatermidland.org, 989.832.7937 ext. 2311 http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 66:00PM 8:00PM
    Freeland: BIG KIDS OPEN GYM @ MidMichigan Gym
    BIG KIDS OPEN GYM: Fridays from 7pm-8:30pm. Ages 5-14yrs. Cost is $7 each. You do not need to be in a gymnastics class to participate. A waiver form must be on file for each participant. Open gym will not be held on Holidays or Holiday Weekends. Please see the website for open gym cancellations. http://www.midmichigangym.com/parties---open-gym.html
    May 67:00PM 8:30PM
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    Midland: FREE - Kids Workshop @ Home Depot
    Angry Birds Bird House Join our hands-on workshop and build an Angry Birds-themed birdhouse that will make your child?s feathered backyard friends happy. Once the birdhouse is built, your child can decorate it with Angry Birds stickers. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin. 989-633-9381 www.homeimproverclub.com/kidsworkshops.aspx
    May 79:00AM 12:00PM
    Bay City: FREE - Kids Workshop @ Home Depot
    Angry Birds Bird House Join our hands-on workshop and build an Angry Birds-themed birdhouse that will make your child?s feathered backyard friends happy. Once the birdhouse is built, your child can decorate it with Angry Birds stickers. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin. 989-671-9402 www.homeimproverclub.com/kidsworkshops.aspx
    May 79:00AM 12:00PM
    Saginaw: FREE - Kids Workshop @ Home Depot
    Angry Birds Bird House Join our hands-on workshop and build an Angry Birds-themed birdhouse that will make your child?s feathered backyard friends happy. Once the birdhouse is built, your child can decorate it with Angry Birds stickers. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin. 989-781-3611 www.homeimproverclub.com/kidsworkshops.aspx
    May 79:00AM 12:00PM
    Saginaw: FREE - Kids Workshop @ Home Depot
    Angry Birds Bird House Join our hands-on workshop and build an Angry Birds-themed birdhouse that will make your child?s feathered backyard friends happy. Once the birdhouse is built, your child can decorate it with Angry Birds stickers. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin. 989-781-3611 www.homeimproverclub.com/kidsworkshops.aspx
    May 79:00AM 12:00PM
    Midland: FREE - Story Hour--The Secret Pool @ Chippewa Nature Center
    Story Hour--The Secret Pool Start Date/Time: 5/7/2016 9:30-10:30 AM Come spend an hour learning about nature with your preschool-aged child or grandchild! The hour will include a nature-themed story, a craft, and an outdoor activity. The hour may also include songs, art, rhymes, and other age-appropriate activities. Each week is a different theme based on the seasons. Ages: 3-5 year olds (accompanied by an adult); Free of charge; No registration required http://chippewanaturecenter.doubleknot.com/openrosters/Calendar.asp
    May 79:30AM 10:30AM
    Saginaw: Jump Into Fitness!@ MidMichigan Children's Museum
    Jump Into Fitness! Saturday, May 7, 2016 Activities begin at 10:00 a.m. and end at 4:00 p.m. Description Jump your way to good health with your Children’s Museum friends! Hopscotch, jump rope, bunny hop throughout Saturday! With regular paid admission. MMCM members are free. Admission Members Free Children under 24 months Free Guests age 2 – 59 $7.50 Guests age 60+ $6.50 9893996626
    May 710:00AM 4:30PM
    Saginaw: Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 710:00AM 5:00PM
    Saginaw: FREE - Wandering with Wildlife (Ages 7-13) @ Green Point Environmental Learning Center
    Wandering with Wildlife When: Saturday 10-11:30am Cost: FREE A portion of each session will be outdoors, so please dress appropriately for the weather. Dates: April 23 Wild about Wildflowers April 30 We speak for the Trees! A Lorax-themed adventure celebrating Arbor Day May 7 Butterfly Flutter-by! – A closer look at butterflies and other flying insects May 14 Bird is the Word! A birding adventure http://www.fws.gov/nwrs/threecolumn.aspx?id=2147582124
    May 710:00AM 11:30AM
    Midland: STORYTIME @ Dow Gardens
    STORYTIME Fridays - 10:00am - 11:00am Drop in, every Friday morning, to hear award-winning children’s books read aloud. A short activity generally follows the reading! All ages are welcome. Fall/winter storytime is held in the Dow Garden's Visitors Center. http://www.dowgardens.org
    May 710:00AM 11:00AM
    Midland: Kids & Canvas – Welcome Spring! (RSVP REQUIRED) @ Creative 360
    Kids & Canvas May 7 / 10:30 am -12:00 pm / Mother’s Day Posies (A wonderful gift!) June 18 / 12:30 – 2:00 pm /Spout the Whale on 3-5×7 canvases! July 16 / 10:30 am -12:00 pm / Prickly Pear Painted Rocks August 13 / 10:30 am – 12:00 pm / Animal Friends (choose one!) Kids & Canvas Welcome SpringModeled after our popular Cocktails & Canvas event for adults, Kids & Canvas is specifically designed for children to experience a fun creative activity even if they “don’t do art!” We provide the materials and the instruction. It’s like follow-the-leader in art! Ursula Steckert will lead her charges through the process where everyone paints their own version of the featured painting. $20 cash/check; $23 debit/credit. Please pre-register. 989-837-1885 www.becreative360.org
    May 710:30AM 12:00PM
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    Midland: FREE - LEGO AT THE LIBRARY (Ages 4 and up) @ Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Auditorium
    LEGO AT THE LIBRARY (Ages 4 and up) Saturdays, April 2, May 7, June 4, July 2, August 6 10:30 - NOON Join other brick builders for a morning of fun and creativity! Use your imagination to build anything you'd like. The sky is the limit! Lego creations will be displayed at the Youth Services Desk.for the rest of the month. Program is for ages 4+ but there will be a Lego Duplo table for little ones to enjoy. All children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. http://www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/798/Childrens-Programs
    May 710:30AM 12:00PM
    Midland: FREE Comic Day @ COLLECTORS CORNER INC
    FREE Comic Day https://www.facebook.com/Collectors-Corner-Inc-153841677962182/?fref=ts (989) 750-7130
    May 711:00AM 6:00PM
    Midland: FREE - Mother's Day Storytime @ Barnes & Noble
    Mother's Day Storytime Saturday May 07, 2016 11:00 AM In celebration of Mother's Day, read about becoming an expert grandma sitter in How to Babysit a Grandma followed by Mom School. In Mom School a little girl imagines where her mom picked up all her amazing skills, like fixing a bike tire and baking cupcakes. Join us afterward to make a card for your mom or special caregiver. 989-835-5037 http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/store/2169
    May 711:00AM 11:30AM
    Saginaw: FREE - Mother's Day Storytime @ Barnes and Noble
    Mother's Day Storytime Saturday May 07, 2016 11:00 AM In celebration of Mother's Day, read about becoming an expert grandma sitter in How to Babysit a Grandma followed by Mom School. In Mom School a little girl imagines where her mom picked up all her amazing skills, like fixing a bike tire and baking cupcakes. Join us afterward to make a card for your mom or special caregiver. http://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2841
    May 711:00AM 11:30AM
    Bay City: FREE COMIC BOOK DAY @ Cashman's Comics
    FREE COMIC BOOK DAY - SATURDAY MAY 7TH, 2016. Every year on the 1st Sat in May Cashman's host FCBD. For the past several years we have particapated in this annual worldwide event. Cashman's has given away 1,000's of comic books to the general public as well as donating more to local libraries to be given away. http://cashmanscomics.com/Special_Events.html
    May 711:00AM 7:00PM
    Bay City: FREE - Preschool Explore & Create (Ages 3-6 + Adult Partner) **RSVP REQUIRED @ Wirt Library
    Preschool Explore & Create (Ages 3-6 + Adult Partner) Sat, May 7, 11 am-12 pm Listen to a story, explore open-ended creative activities, and make something to take home. 989-893-9566 http://www.baycountylibrary.org/wp-content/uploads/Winter-14-Storytime-Poster.pdf
    May 711:00AM 12:00PM
    Saginaw: FREE - Mother's Day Storytime @ Barnes and Noble
    Mother's Day Storytime Saturday May 07, 2016 11:00 AM In celebration of Mother's Day, read about becoming an expert grandma sitter in How to Babysit a Grandma followed by Mom School. In Mom School a little girl imagines where her mom picked up all her amazing skills, like fixing a bike tire and baking cupcakes. Join us afterward to make a card for your mom or special caregiver. http://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2841
    May 711:00AM 11:30AM
    Midland: Crafting With Your Peanut (RSVP REQUIRED) @ Creative 360
    Crafting With Your Peanut – Tie Dye T-shirts May 7, June 4, July 2, August 6, Noon-1:00 pm. Crafting with your peanut tie-dyeThis playtime is serious fun! Each month you and your peanut create and explore with different materials; everything from decoupage to plaster molds. This time, you will be tie-dying t-shirts! Please bring one t-shirt per peanut, preferably white and 100% cotton for best results. This class is geared toward small children, but all ages are welcome. Our peanut gatherings are tailor-made for you and your little one to have some lovely time together. With Aaron Lodico Bond and his peanut. Please preregister. $12 per Parent & Peanut preregistered/$17 drop in cash/check; $15 per Parent & Peanut preregistered/$20 drop-in debit/credit. ($6 each additional child within family.) 989-837-1885 www.becreative360.org
    May 712:00PM 1:00PM
    Saginaw: FREE Comic Day @ GALAXY COMICS
    FREE Comic Day https://www.facebook.com/Galaxy-Comics-9849083299/?fref=ts (989) 799-6334
    May 712:00PM 7:00PM
    Saginaw: FREE Comic Day @ Coy's Comics
    Free Comic Day on May 7 (989) 790-1810 https://www.facebook.com/coyscomics
    May 712:00PM 8:00PM
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    Bay City: FREE - Wetland Invaders @ Bay City State Recreation Area
    Wetland Invaders on May 7 at 1pm Find out what is threatening Wetland Legacy, discover the aliens invading the marsh and find out how you can help out by becoming an "Alien Spotter!" 989-684-3020 https://www.facebook.com/FriendsBCSRA/timeline
    May 71:00PM 2:00PM
    Saginaw: FREE - April Showers bring May Flowers @ Hoyt Library
    April Showers bring May Flowers - Hoyt Date 7 May 2016 Time 2:00 PM Enjoy springtime stories and a craft. Children ages 6-10. Children under the age of 7 must have an adult helper. 989-755-0904 ext.1112
    May 72:00PM 3:00PM
    Midland: Painting With Your Peanut (RSVP REQUIRED) @ Creative 360
    Painting With Your Peanut 4/02/2016, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Schedule some uninterrupted play time for you and your peanut! In this parent and child paint fest, free painting is encouraged. Our goal is to paint in a loosely structured environment focused on creative exploration. We will be ready with suggestions for any child that needs a little more of a challenge. Children must be old enough to hold a brush and not eat the paint. If you are uncertain about your child being ready, feel free to come and observe a class. This class is geared towards small children, but all ages are welcome. Paper and paints provided. You may choose to paint on an 11 x 14 canvas for an additional $3.50. Please let us know you are coming. With Aaron Bond and his peanut. First Saturdays / 2:00 – 3:00 pm / Apr 2 , May 7, Jun 4, Jul 2, Aug 6, $10 per Parent & Peanut or $12 at the door cash/check; $13 per Parent & Peanut or $16 at the door debit/credit. Each additional peanut within the same family is $6. 989-837-1885 www.becreative360.org
    May 72:00PM 3:00PM
    Bay City: FREE - Wetland Neighbors @ Bay City State Recreation Area
    Wetland Neighbors on May 7 at 3pm Get to know the mammals who make up the wetland "neighborhood". discover where to watch for them in the park. Find out what their special adaptations are and what signs they leave behind for you to discover. 989-684-3020 https://www.facebook.com/FriendsBCSRA/timeline
    May 73:00PM 4:00PM
    Midland: JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER @ Midland Community Center
    JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER. Mon/Wed/Fri 10:30am-12:00pm $5/child Fri/Sat 4:30pm-6:30pm FREE FOR FAMILY PREMIER MEMBERS • Jungle Gym is a drop in activity featuring an obstacle course, Tumbl Trak trampoline and musical games. It is designed for creative play time between parent and child (parent participation required). Play groups welcome! http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 74:30PM 6:30PM
    Bay City: FREE - Binoculars and Birds Program @ Discovery Preserve
    Binoculars and Birds Program - May 7, 7-8:30pm. Join CNC Interpretive Naturalist Jeanne Henderson for a walk to look and listen for resident birds and migrants. Beginner and experienced birders alike are welcome. Loaner binoculars are available. All ages, under 18 w/adult. FREE 989-891-9986
    May 77:00PM 8:30PM
    Midland: STORYTIME @ Dow Gardens
    STORYTIME Fridays - 10:00am - 11:00am Drop in, every Friday morning, to hear award-winning children’s books read aloud. A short activity generally follows the reading! All ages are welcome. Fall/winter storytime is held in the Dow Garden's Visitors Center. http://www.dowgardens.org
    May 810:00AM 11:00AM
    Saginaw: FREE Admission for Mom @ The Zoo on Celebration Square
    Mother's Day Sunday 08 May 2016 10:00am - 05:00pm FREE admission for mom (and grandmom!) on her special day! Regular Admission; Members, moms, and grandmoms are free! 989-759-1408
    May 810:00AM 5:00PM
    Saginaw: Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 810:00AM 5:00PM
    Saginaw: Moms Play FREE @ MidMichigan Children's Museum
    Happy Mother’s Day! Moms Play Free all day! Sunday, May 8, 2016, 12:00 noon to 5:00 p.m. Admission Members Free Children under 24 months Free Guests age 2 – 59 $7.50 Guests age 60+ $6.50 9893996626
    May 812:00PM 5:00PM
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    Midland: Superhero Party! @ Greater Midland Community Center
    Superhero Party! Sunday, May 8, 2016, 1:00pm to 3:00pm Join us for our second annual Superhero Party! Meet "real" life superheroes. Lunch and snacks will be provided. There will also be a chance for super hero training as well as photo opportunities. All ages welcome. Cost: $10 http://www.greatermidland.org/events/2016/5/8/superhero-party
    May 81:00PM 3:00PM
    Frankenmuth: FREE - Read To Me Story Hour @ Charlin’s Book Nook
    Introduce your child to literature with "Read to me story hour" Every Sunday from 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm, will read aloud from one of our children's books. Its a good time for both adults and children and snacks are provided. Stop by next Sunday! Call or stop by today to learn about our upcoming events. 989-652-2900
    May 82:30PM 3:30PM
    Hemlock: FREE - Play to Learn (ages birth - 5) @ Raucholz Library
    Play to Learn (ages birth - 5) Meets every Monday (late Sept-mid May) from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. This is for children birth to age 5. Parents/guardians stay and all play, socialize, sing, learn and have fun.
    May 99:00AM 11:00AM
    Bay City: FREE - Playgroup - RSVP 989-667-3240 @ Bay-Arenac ISD Career Center
    Playgroup When: Mondays at 9:30-10:45am (Sept. 14 - May 26) Cost: FREE * For Bay and Arenac County Residents Only. ** Playgroup will be cancelled if the public school is cancelled or not in session.
    May 99:30AM 10:45AM
    Midland: STORYTIME @ Dow Gardens
    STORYTIME Fridays - 10:00am - 11:00am Drop in, every Friday morning, to hear award-winning children’s books read aloud. A short activity generally follows the reading! All ages are welcome. Fall/winter storytime is held in the Dow Garden's Visitors Center. http://www.dowgardens.org
    May 910:00AM 11:00AM
    Midland: Playgroup - Romp & Stomp @ Midland Evangelical Free Church
    Playgroup - Romp & Stomp When: Monday - 10-11:30am (October 5, 2015 through May 16, 2016) Families and children (up to age seven) are invited to play together in Midland Free’s gym on Monday mornings from 10:00 to 11:30 am. This program is open to the public and the cost is $1 per family to attend. The morning consists of free play, focusing on large motor skills and playing well with others. Occasionally, there will be special organized games and/or activities for children to participate in with their families. This program meets from October 5, 2015 through May 16, 2016. Contact JoDee Phillips at JoDeePhillips@mefchurch.org or 989.631.4411 x1015.
    May 910:00AM 11:30AM
    Saginaw: Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 910:00AM 5:00PM
    Midland: JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER @ Midland Community Center
    JUNGLE GYM PARENT & CHILD PLAYTIME AGES 6 & UNDER. Mon/Wed/Fri 10:30am-12:00pm $5/child Fri/Sat 4:30pm-6:30pm FREE FOR FAMILY PREMIER MEMBERS • Jungle Gym is a drop in activity featuring an obstacle course, Tumbl Trak trampoline and musical games. It is designed for creative play time between parent and child (parent participation required). Play groups welcome! http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 910:30AM 12:00PM
    Bay City: FREE - Playgroup - RSVP 989-667-3240 @ Bay-Arenac ISD Career Center
    Playgroup When: Mondays at 11-12:15pm (Sept. 14 - May 26) Cost: FREE * For Bay and Arenac County Residents Only. ** Playgroup will be cancelled if the public school is cancelled or not in session.
    May 911:00AM 12:15PM
    Midland: FREE - Monday Storytime @ Barnes & Noble
    Monday Storytime Monday at 7:00 PM FREE Join us for our weekly Monday night Storytime. We read a variety of stories and have activities to go along with them. This event is geared to preschool and up children. 989-835-5037 http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/store/2169
    May 97:00PM 7:30PM
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    Midland: TODDLER TIME @ AfterShock
    TODDLER TIME When: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10-11am Saturdays 9-10am Cost: $5 per hour This is for little ones ages one to five! All participants must have an observer age 16 years or older. 989-859-3728 http://www.midlandaftershock.com/#!toddler-time/t81t3
    May 109:00AM 10:00AM
    Coleman: FREE - Storytime @ Coleman Area Library
    Story Time! The Coleman Area Library has Story Time on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month. The time is 9:30am to 11:00am. We would like to invite parents and preschoolers to come and enjoy stories, crafts and a snack. This is also a good time for parents to connect with other parents while preschoolers enjoy time with each other. For more information call the library at 465-6398. http://www2.youseemore.com/coleman/calendar.asp
    May 109:30AM 11:00AM
    Saginaw: Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 1010:00AM 5:00PM
    Midland: TODDLER TIME @ AfterShock
    TODDLER TIME When: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10-11am Saturdays 9-10am Cost: $5 per hour This is for little ones ages one to five! All participants must have an observer age 16 years or older. 989-859-3728 http://www.midlandaftershock.com/#!toddler-time/t81t3
    May 1010:00AM 11:00AM
    Midland: STORYTIME @ Dow Gardens
    STORYTIME Fridays - 10:00am - 11:00am Drop in, every Friday morning, to hear award-winning children’s books read aloud. A short activity generally follows the reading! All ages are welcome. Fall/winter storytime is held in the Dow Garden's Visitors Center. http://www.dowgardens.org
    May 1010:00AM 11:00AM
    Saginaw: Play Group @ Center Courts
    Ages: 3 and under Tuesday & Thursday - 10-11am - Sept. thru May
    May 1010:00AM 11:00AM
    Midland: Preschool Swim (Adult Required) @ Midland Community Center
    Preschool Swim (Adult Required) Tue/Thu 10:00-11:00 am http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 1010:00AM 11:00AM
    Saginaw: Thrifty Tuesday @ Children's Zoo at Celebration Square
    Children's Zoo at Celebration Square OPEN for the Season April 23rd - October 8th* 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Daily Admission Rates: $5 per person for adults and children age 1 and up. Infants 11 months and under: FREE Children's Zoo Members: FREE Thrifty Tuesday: $3.50 per person (valid for general admission) Military Price: $3.50 admission per person. Train or Carousel: $1 per person, per ride or $5 per person for an unlimited day pass. http://www.saginawzoo.com/
    May 1010:00AM 5:00PM
    Chesaning: FREE - Story Hours - RSVP 989-845-6931 @ River Rapids District Library
    Story Hour Tuesday at 10:30 am. Young kids 2-4 can come and enjoy stories, snacks, crafts, and games. Pre-registration required. 989-845-6931 http://www.riverrapidslibrary.org/
    May 1010:30AM 11:30AM
    Bridgeport: FREE - Children's Story Hour @ Bridgeport Public Library
    Children's Story Hour Tuesday - 6:30-7:30pm Come join Miss Cindy for stories and crafts. 777-6030 http://www.bridgeportlibrary.org/news-events/lib-cal/childrens-story-hour-1/2016-01-05
    May 1010:30AM 11:15AM
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    Midland: WEE GYM TIME 6 & UNDER @ Midland Community Center
    WEE GYM TIME 6 & UNDER Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:30am - 12:00pm Located in the North Gym. It is free play with bean bags, balls, parachutes, tennis, t-ball, soccer, basketball, and much more. Each day will feature different activities. This is a parent/child playtime. Parent participation is required. Play groups are welcome! $5/child Free for Premier Members http://www.midlandcommunitycenter.org/mcc-hours/drop-in
    May 1010:30AM 12:00PM
    Hemlock: FREE - Preschool Story Hour (ages 3 - 5) - RSVP 989-642-8621 @ Raucholz Library
    Preschool Story Hour (ages 3 - 5) Every Tuesday, from 10:30 - 11:30 am., September through May, the library holds story hour. During this hour, the children will listen to stories, do finger plays, sing songs and make a craft. YOU MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND.
    May 1010:30AM 11:30AM
    Chesaning: FREE - Story Hours (RSVP REQUIRED) @ River Rapids District Library
    Story Hour When: Every Tuesday and Thursday - Story Hour at 10:30 am. Young kids 2-4 can come and enjoy storys, snacks, crafts, and games. Pre-registration required. 989-845-6931 http://www.riverrapidslibrary.org/
    May 1010:30AM 11:30AM
    Saginaw: FREE - If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't! Storytimet @ Barnes and Noble
    If You Ever Want to Bring a Piano to the Beach, Don't! Storytime Tuesday May 10, 2016 11:00 AM If your mom says to get ready to play at the beach, she means with a boat, or a Frisbee or a shovel. She is NOT talking about the piano. But Magnolia is a little girl with a big idea, determination and one very heavy upright piano she insists she needs to take with her. What's the worst that can happen? Find out at Storytime. Activities to follow. http://stores.barnesandnoble.com/store/2841
    May 1011:00AM 11:30AM
    Auburn: FREE - Read Off Your Fines! (Grades 6 & Under) @ Auburn Library
    Read Off Your Fines! (Grades 6 & Under) For every twenty minutes of reading or listening, overdue fines on any one returned library item will be eliminated (does not apply to lost or damaged items). Staff will read aloud during the first twenty minutes. After that, children may read on their own. Free snacks provided. Drop-in anytime during the programs. AUBURN: Tue, May 10, 4-5:30 pm Call 989-662-2381 http://www.baycountylibrary.org/children/events-story-times/
    May 104:00PM 5:30PM
    Midland: FREE - ​CRAFTY READERS - BACKYARD BUGS! (Grades K - 3) *RSVP REQUIRED @ Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Auditorium
    CRAFTY READERS - BACKYARD BUGS! (Grades K - 3) Tuesday, May 10 4:15 - 5:00 PM or 6:30 - 7:15 PM Crawl, creep, or wiggle your way into May Crafty Readers to enjoy stories and jokes all about the wornderful world of bugs. Eat a wormy snack and make a backyard bug catcher. How many bugs will you find in your own backyard? Come celebrate the bugs all around us! Registration required. Children must be enrolled in all day Kindergarten through 3rd grade to participate. http://www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/798/Childrens-Programs
    May 104:15PM 5:00PM
    Saginaw: Garden Brothers Circus @ The Dow Event Center
    Garden Brothers Circus Date 10 May 2016 Time 4:30 PM The Garden Brothers Circus is coming to the Dow Event Center on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 for 2 great performances! They are celebrating 100 years entertaining families throughout North America & will be pulling out all the stops! Last chance to see the elephants live! Motorcycle Madness has motorcycle daredevils somersaulting & spinning in a big Globe Of Doom. Chinese Acrobats, the Human Slingshot, racing camels, crazy comedy with Circus Clowns, daring aerialists & cirque artists. It is 1 1/2 Hours of excitement and fun at the Garden Brothers Circus! General Admission tickets are $24 for adults & $10 for children. VIP adults are $32 & VIP children are $18. Children 2 & under are free on the lap of an adult. Tickets on sale now at The Dow Event Center Box Office or Ticketmaster.com. (989) 759-1320
    May 104:30PM 6:30PM
    Saginaw: FREE - LEGO Club @ Wickes Library
    LEGO Club - Wickes Date 10 May 2016 Time 4:30 PM Kids ages 7-12 are welcome to participate at the club meetings held on the second Tuesday of each month during the school year. A LEGO challenge will be issued at each meeting; however, kids are free to build as they desire. No registration is required. 989-752-3821
    May 104:30PM 5:30PM
    Shepherd: FREE Martial Arts Class @ West Midland Family Center
    Free Martial Arts Classes - ages 5 years old to adult Register Tuesday nights during class 6-7 pm beginners, 7-8 pm advanced 989-832-3256 www.wmfc.org
    May 106:00PM 8:00PM
    Midland: FREE - ​CRAFTY READERS - BACKYARD BUGS! (Grades K - 3) *RSVP REQUIRED @ Grace A. Dow Memorial Library Auditorium
    CRAFTY READERS - BACKYARD BUGS! (Grades K - 3) Tuesday, May 10 4:15 - 5:00 PM or 6:30 - 7:15 PM Crawl, creep, or wiggle your way into May Crafty Readers to enjoy stories and jokes all about the wornderful world of bugs. Eat a wormy snack and make a backyard bug catcher. How many bugs will you find in your own backyard? Come celebrate the bugs all around us! Registration required. Children must be enrolled in all day Kindergarten through 3rd grade to participate. http://www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/798/Childrens-Programs
    May 106:30PM 7:15PM
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