An image of the Nature House, from the outside

Upcoming Events

Nature Tales: A Migration Tale
Saturday, October 10, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Ages: 1-5 year olds with adult
Cost: $4 per child for Non-Members, $3 per child for Members

Join us for this naturally unique story time! We will read "Is This Panama?: A Migration Story" by Jan Thornhill and Soyeon Kim, then talk about the different birds who are leaving Michigan this Fall to find warmer weather. Each month we accompany the story with a selection of hands-on, nature-themed pursuits that will include live animal visits and an outdoor activity. Nature Tales happen twice a month during the school year - you can choose to come on Wednesday or Saturday!

Registration is recommended - Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553.  Adults and children under one year are free!

This program is discounted for all LSNC Members - membership is $50 annually, and includes your entire immediate family. Become a member now, or read more about benefits here.

Fireside Fun - A Good Old-fashioned Campfire Circle
Sunday, October 18, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Ages: All ages
Free

There's nothing quite as relaxing as sitting around a campfire, roasting marshmallows and swapping stories. One Sunday a month, we'll be stoking the fires here at LSNC. Bring your family, camp chairs, and s'mores fixings. We'll provide a blazing outdoor campfire and plenty of marshmallows. 

Tiny Tot Walks
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 6 months - 3 years old with adults
Cost: $4 per child for Non-Members, $3 per child for Members

Getting outside with your toddler can be a fun way to spend a morning!  Join us as we take a guided walk along our trails to see what each month during the seasons brings us.  Each walk will last about 1 hour and will take a very leisurely pace to accomodate the tot's little legs.  This program is designed for adults to stay with thier children.   The group will meet on the front porch of the Leslie House.

Registration is recommended - Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553. 

This program is discounted for all LSNC Members - membership is $50 annually, and includes your entire immediate family. Become a member now, or read more about benefits here.

Tykes Preschool Program - All About Michigan
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 4-5 years old
Cost: $70 per child per month for Non-Members, $65 per child per month for Members

We live in a great state, but what makes Michigan so great? We will spend the month exploring Michigan native plants and animals and learning about the special place that we live!

Our Tykes preschool programs are designed for your 4-5 year old in mind.  Each session is two hours long and you can drop your child off or stay with them knowing they will have a fun and educational time learning about a variety of science and nature topics.  They will participate in a variety of activities including animal presentations, hikes in Black Pond Woods, crafts, experiments, and a snack.  The activities are centered on each month's theme.  November's theme is All About Michigan, and runs Tuesday and Thursday November 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, and 24 from 9-11.

Registration is required - Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553.  Registration is by the month, and children can start the month of their 4th birthday.

This program is discounted for all LSNC Members - membership is $50 annually, and includes your entire immediate family. Become a member now, or read more about benefits here.

Nature Tales: A Nighttime Tale
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 1-5 year olds with adult
Cost: $4 per child for Non-Members, $3 per child for Members

Join us for this naturally unique story time! We will read "Stellaluna" by Janell Cannon, then discover what animals are out and about at night. Each month we accompany the story with a selection of hands-on, nature-themed pursuits that will include live animal visits and an outdoor activity. Nature Tales happen twice a month during the school year - you can choose to come on Wednesday or Saturday!

Registration is recommended - Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553.  Adults and children under one year are free!

This program is discounted for all LSNC Members - membership is $50 annually, and includes your entire immediate family. Become a member now, or read more about benefits here.

Nature Tales: A Nighttime Tale
Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
Ages: 1-5 year olds with adult
Cost: $4 per child for Non-Members, $3 per child for Members

Join us for this naturally unique story time! We will read "Stellaluna" by Janell Cannon, then discover what animals are out and about at night. Each month we accompany the story with a selection of hands-on, nature-themed pursuits that will include live animal visits and an outdoor activity. Nature Tales happen twice a month during the school year - you can choose to come on Wednesday or Saturday!

Registration is recommended - Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553.  Adults and children under one year are free!

This program is discounted for all LSNC Members - membership is $50 annually, and includes your entire immediate family. Become a member now, or read more about benefits here.

Fireside Fun - A Good Old-fashioned Campfire Circle
Sunday, November 15, 2015 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
Ages: All Ages
Free

There's nothing quite as relaxing as sitting around a campfire, roasting marshmallows and swapping stories. One Sunday a month, we'll be stoking the fires here at LSNC. Bring your family, camp chairs, and s'mores fixings. We'll provide a blazing outdoor campfire and plenty of marshmallows. 

Tiny Tot Walks
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 6 months - 3 years old with adults
Cost: $4 per child for Non-Members, $3 per child for Members

Getting outside with your toddler can be a fun way to spend a morning!  Join us as we take a guided walk along our trails to see what each month during the seasons brings us.  Each walk will last about 1 hour and will take a very leisurely pace to accomodate the tot's little legs.  This program is designed for adults to stay with thier children.   The group will meet on the front porch of the Leslie House.

Registration is recommended - Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553. 

This program is discounted for all LSNC Members - membership is $50 annually, and includes your entire immediate family. Become a member now, or read more about benefits here.

Tykes Preschool Program - Five Senses
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 - 9:00am to 11:00am
Ages: 4-5 years old
Cost: $70 per child per month for Non-Members, $65 per child per month for Members

Get ready to look, listen, touch, smell, and taste!  We will use all five of our senses to explore the world around us and learn how animals use their senses too!

Our Tykes preschool programs are designed for your 4-5 year old in mind.  Each session is two hours long and you can drop your child off or stay with them knowing they will have a fun and educational time learning about a variety of science and nature topics.  They will participate in a variety of activities including animal presentations, hikes in Black Pond Woods, crafts, experiments, and a snack.  The activities are centered on each month's theme.  December's theme is Five Senses, and runs Tuesday and Thursday December 1, 3, 8, 10, 15, and 17 from 9-11.

Registration is required - Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553.  Registration is by the month, and children can start the month of their 4th birthday.

This program is discounted for all LSNC Members - membership is $50 annually, and includes your entire immediate family. Become a member now, or read more about benefits here.

Parents' Night Out - Flight School
Saturday, December 5, 2015 - 5:00pm to 10:00pm
Ages: 6-12 years old
Cost: $30 per child for Non-members, $25 per child for Members

It's a night out for parents while the kids explore a unique evening at LSNC. Have you ever marveled at how birds soar so high in the sky or how they maneuver so quickly through the trees?  Your child will get a chance to experience some of our hawks, owls, and falcons up close as they learn about bird flight and thier adaptations for survival. We will provide your child with a pizza dinner and an evening snack. This is a great night for parents to go out and enjoy themselves while their children have a fun and educational evening with our Educators here at LSNC. 

Registration is required - Register for this event online, or call 734-997-1553. Can't make it this month, or want to come to them all? Join us for our other Parents' Night Out on January 16th or March 5th!

This program is discounted for all LSNC Members - membership is $50 annually, and includes your entire immediate family. Become a member now, or read more about benefits here.

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