Sunday, April 11, 2010

Spring 2010 events

As Spring arrives in Southwest Michigan, there are lots of events planned near Kalamazoo:

April 17 Free admission to the Kalamazoo Nature Center

April 17 Annual Midwest Crane Count

April 18-24 Free admission to all National Parks during National Park Week. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore; Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore

April 24 Earth Day Celebration. Saugatuck

April 23-25 Maple Syrup Festival in Vermontville

April 24 & 25, May 2, May 15 Kalamazoo River Valley Trail Spring Wildflower Walks

open through April 30 Meijer Garden butterfly display. Grand Rapids

May 1-8 Tulip festival. Holland

May 1 Spring blooms in the Dunes Hoffmaster State Park

May 1 Blossomtime Grand Floral Parade Benton Harbor/St Joseph

May 14 - 16 West Michigan Birding Festival. Luddington

May 15, 22 Kayak Demo Days at Ramona Park

May 22-23 Great Lakes Kite Festival Grand Haven

open now through May 31 Big, Big Bugs exhibit at Grand Rapids Museum

It's also a great time to visit local wildflower sites

Other Spring possibilities:
10 Reasons to Love Spring Camping in Michigan

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