Events

  • Powwows

    June 11, 2014 - December 31, 2017

    Pow Wows are the Native American people's way of meeting together, to join in dancing, singing, visiting, renewing old friendships, and making new ones.

  • Preschool Program - Pretty Pollinators

    June 29, 2017 10:30 a.m.

    Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, MI

    Join us during National Pollinator Week and learn about how flowers are pollinated and who pollinates the flowers. We will explore for flowers and pollinators outdoors, make a craft, and enjoy a snack courteous of pollinators.

  • Summer Nature Hike

    July 8, 2017 10:30 a.m.

    Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, MI

    Join in on this early summer morning hike through natural areas and cultivated gardens at Hidden Lake Gardens. This 90 minute guided hike is family friendly. Please dress for the weather including long pants and hiking shoes.

  • Preschool Program - Spiders are Special

    July 13, 2017 10:30 a.m.

    Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, MI

    Spiders sometimes frighten us, but they really are helpful in many ways. Meet puppet Rodney Dangerweb and learn why spiders should "get more respect." A craft and spidery snack will be enjoyed by all. Class is open to children age 3 to 7 years old.

  • Master Rain Gardener Certification Class

    July 14, 2017 - August 18, 2017 12 p.m.

    Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, MI

    Become a Master Rain Gardener or just learn more about Rain Gardens. This is an online webinar class broadcast live in the Auditorium at Hidden Lake Gardens.

  • Bug House Open House

    July 15, 2017 1-4 p.m.

    Location: 146-147 Natural Science Building

    Our summer open house provides an opportunity to see the Bug House at your own leisure for free. Great event for kids and parents alike!

  • Adopt-A-Highway

    July 22, 2017 9:30 a.m.

    Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, MI

    Join the Friends of Hidden Lake Gardens in clearing trash and debris from our entry way. Michigan Department of Transportation's Adopt-A-Highway program provides volunteer care for 6,400 miles of roadways, and has collected over one million bags of trash.

  • Preschool Program - Terrific Turtles

    July 27, 2017 10:30 a.m.

    Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, MI

    Turtles are best known for being slow yet winning the race. Learn more about turtles and how they carry their house with them wherever they go. A craft and a snack will be included in this slow and steady program.

  • 19th Annual Construction Management Golf Outing

    August 1, 2017

    Forest Akers West, 3535 Forest Rd, Lansing, MI 48910

    The 19th annual Construction Management Golf Outing is taking place on Tuesday, Aug. 1, 2017, at Forest Akers West, Lansing.

  • Homes for Birds

    August 10, 2017 10:30 a.m.

    Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, MI

    Birds amaze us with their ability to fly through the air. But where do birds live, sleep, and eat? Join us as we look for birds at Hidden Lake Gardens. Decorate a birdhouse to take home. A snack "for the birds" will also be provided.

  • Nature Hike

    August 12, 2017 10:30 a.m.

    Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, MI

    Enjoy a mid-summer morning with a guided hike through the gardens and trails of Hidden Lake Gardens. This 90-minute hike is a great family activity. Please dress for the weather including hiking shoes and long pants.

  • Bug House Open House

    August 12, 2017 1-4 p.m.

    146-147 Natural Science Building

    Our summer open house provides an opportunity to see the Bug House at your own leisure for free. Great event for kids and parents alike!

  • Michigan Citizen Planner: Webinar Series - Class 4

    August 17, 2017

    The 2017 Master Citizen Planner (MCP) Webinar Series is designed to offer participants the latest updates and information on current topics. Webinars are the third Thursday of February, April, June, August, October and December from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

  • Late Summer Nature Hike

    September 9, 2017 10:30 a.m.

    Hidden Lake Gardens, Tipton, MI

    Enjoy this late summer morning hike through some of the gardens and trails of Hidden Lake Gardens. This 90-minute guided hike is family friendly. Please dress for the weather including long pants and hiking shoes.

  • Bug House Open House

    September 11, 2017 5:30-7:30 p.m.

    146-147 Natural Science Building

    Our fall open house provides an opportunity to see the Bug House at your own leisure for free. Great event for kids and parents alike!