Please call us at 517-483-4224 to register, or use our online system.
Nature Story Hour
First Saturday of each month, 1:00 – 2:00pm
Starting in September
(December Story hour will be on the 14th)
Our resident librarian will be leading a nature story hour in the Visitor Center that is geared towards children between the ages of 4 and 6. After the story, participate in a craft and watch a family-friendly nature video.
Knee High Naturalist
Thursdays from 10:00am - 11:00am
Sept. 5th - Dec. 19th
Do you have a "Knee High Naturalist?" If they are between the ages of 2 and 5, come on out and join us for a hike, some fun crafts and other activities, and maybe even a story! Each week we will get acquainted with the natural world through different themes such as turtles, bugs, flowers, and birds.
Cost: $5/class per child
Dia de los Muertos Cemetery Stroll
November 1st, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Fenner Nature Center and the Friend's of Lansing's Historic Cemeteries are teaming up for a guided tour through Mount Hope Cemetery to investigate the signs and symbols of nature that surround life and death. We will delve into the folklore of Ravens, owls, and other animals that can be found on the tombstones on our walk before heading back to Fenner for a bonfire and marshmallow roast.
Cost is Free for Fenner Conservancy members, $5 per person for non-members
Art of Nature
Saturday, November 16th 10:00am-12:00pm
Be inspired by nature! This workshop introduces artists of all ages and abilities to a myriad of techniques and tools to create nature-inspired art projects. Begin by learning how artists long ago looked to nature for inspiration, as well as how they used natural materials, to create art. Materials are provided and families are encouraged to participate together.
Cost: $10 per person/ $25 per family
NOTE: This program is held at AL!VE, an experience-based destination health park, that provides inspiration and support for the greater Charlotte and mid-Michigan communities to transform, empower, and enhance their personal well-being.
Register at http://www.myalive.com/
Fenner Nature Center offers a wide variety of programs for the public, school groups, scout groups, and other organizations. Check out the links in the sidebar to see more detailed information. Please call us at 517-483-4224 or send us an email at email@example.com with any questions.
***Most of our programs require advanced registration and payment. Please call early as slots fill up quickly!