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.

Where: Highland Township Library, 444 Beach Farm Circle, Highland

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.


  • at 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 and Saturday, Dec. 14 at , 3955 Ormond Road, White Lake
  • from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14 at Carls Family YMCA, 300 Family Drive, Milford
  • takes place from 11-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14 at , 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.


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