Weekend Planner: Hike in the Park, Snow, Storytelling, Learn to Make Lasagna and Library Play
Here's a look at what's happening around the White Lake area this weekend.
When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14
Cost: Free; register at 248-887-2218
Why go: The kids will be well-entertained with stories as parents can learn more about local preschools.
Where: Indian Springs Metropark, 5100 Indian Trail, White Lake
When: 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14
Cost: $3 for program plus $5 park entry fee (unless you have or purchase a Metroparks pass, which is $25 annually - though seniors pay only $15).
Why go: Those ages seven and up will learn what, besides the cold weather and the snow, makes the winter…well, winter!
Where: Colasanti's Market, 468 S Milford Road, Highland (in classroom)
When: 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 14
Cost: $20 in advance or $25 the day of class (note that at least eight people need to register ahead of time for the class to take place); call 248-887-0012, ext. 0 to register.
Why go: Learn all the steps necessary to make your own from scratch lasagna using an old-world Italian family recipe! Sure, you can buy noodles, but why do that when you can learn to make them yourself?
Where: Kensington Metropark (Nature Center), 2240 W. Buno Road, Milford
When: 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14
Cost: $5 park entry fee unless you have purchased an annual Metroparks pass ($25 for all but seniors, who pay $15).
Why go: Children three and older as well as their parents can enjoy being in the outdoors in a beautiful setting; event includes a short hike and feed the chickadees sunflower seeds.
Where: White Lake Township Library, 7527 Highland Road, White Lake
When: 10:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 13
Cost: Free, but pre-register by calling 248-698-4942, ext. 3
Why go: Babies from birth to 24 months and their caregivers can enjoy a morning of play at the library with music, songs, finger plays, books and toys.
- Hear Live Music at 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 and Saturday, Dec. 14 at The White Lake Inn, 3955 Ormond Road, White Lake
- YMCA Open House from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 at Carls Family YMCA, 300 Family Drive, Milford
- Aqua Tot takes place from 11-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14 at Lakeland High School, 1630 Bogie Lake Rd, White Lake
Come back to White Lake Patch Monday for more weekend-things-to-do options. Or, visit our Events guide here.