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  Bates Park: Laingsburg

Bentley Park: Owosso

Centennial Park: Perry

Chesaning Showboat Park
Fishing, play area.

Cole Park: Chesaning

Community District Library: Bancroft
989-634-5689. 625 Grand River Rd, Bancroft. Hours: Tue: 10am - 7pm, Wed: 11am - 7pm, Thu: 10am - 7pm
http://mycdl.org/

Community District Library: Byron/Vince
810-266-4620 x445. Located in the Byron High School. Summer Hours: Mon: 10am-3pm, Tue: 2pm-7pm, Wed: 10am-3pm, Thu: 2pm-7pm
http://mycdl.org

Community District Library: City of Perry
517-625-3166 The Perry Branch (Bentley Memorial Library) is located in downtown Perry, right next to the Fire Department. Contact for children and family programs and information. Hours: Mon, Wed, Thurs: 12pm - 8pm; Tue: 10am - 6pm; Fri: 10am - 2pm; Sat: 10am - 4pm
http://mycdl.org

Community District Library: Corunna
989-743-4800 401 N. Shiawassee St., Corunna, MI 48867 located behind the courthouse building in downtown Corunna. School year story hour held on Wednesday mornings for preschool and home-schooled children; staff experienced in working with children with special needs.
http://mycdl.org

Community District Library: Lennon/Perkins
810-621-3202. Hours: Mon & Tue: 11am - 5pm, Wed: 12pm - 6pm, Thu: 12pm - 7pm
http://mycdl.org

Community District Library: Morrice/Perry Twp.
517-625-7911. Hours: Mon & Tue: 1pm - 7pm, Wed: 10am - 5pm, Fri: 10am - 5pm
http://mycdl.org

Community District Library: New Lothrop
810-638-7575. Located inside the elementary school in New Lothrop. Hours: Tue: 4-8, Wed & Thurs: 10-6
http://mycdl.org

Devries Nature Conservancy
989-723-3365 2635 N. M-52, Owosso, Michigan 48867, Located 1/4 mile north of Northside Animal Hospital. Information about upcoming events can be found on our website. Offers youngster Story Time; 3rd Thursday every month 10-11am; ages 2-5yrs.
www.devriesnature.org

Durand City Park
Nice play area.

Family Fun Calendar
For families with children (0-5 years) looking for opportunities for social interactions in Shiawassee County and the surrounding areas. Visit our website at www.sresd.org. Click on Programs & Services, Early Childhood, Free Activities & Services for All Families.
http://www.greatstartshiawassee.org/EarlyChildhoodCommunityCalendar.php

Geeck Road County Park
Fishing

Henderson County Park
Fishing

Hopkins Lake: Owosso
Fishing, play area.

Laingsburg Public Library
517-651-6282. 255 E Grand River Ave, Laingsburg. Hours Monday 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM; Tuesday - Thursday 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM; Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00PM Saturday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
http://www.laingsburg.us/library/

Lebowsky Center
989-723-4003

Local Festivals

http://www.mfea.org

McCurdy Park: Corunna
Fishing, playscape.

Mitchell Amphitheater
989-723-5149 300 block of Water St., Owosso, MI 48867 Summer 7:30pm Free. Wheelchair accessible.
http://owossoamphitheater.org/

MSU - Things To Do!
An activity guide for families.
http://www.frc.msu.edu/caring-for-children/having-fun/things-to-do-at-msu

Ovid Public Library
989-834-5800. 206 N Main St, Ovid. Hours: Mon-Wed 10a-8p; Sat 10a-1pm.

Owosso Cinemas NCG
989-723-7469 Located at 314 E. Comstock St., Owosso
http://www.NCGmovies.com

Peacock Road Tree Farm
517-651-9193, Laingsburg. Field trips, birthday parties, church outings, Fall Harvest Festival, school tours, scouting events.
http://peacockroadtreefarm.com/

Potter Park Zoo
517-371-3926 Lansing
http://www.potterparkzoo.org/

Potter Park: Lansing
517-483-4222

Shia-Town County Park
Fishing

Shiawassee ABC Great Start Playgroups
989-725-2581 or 1-866-725-7792 114 W. North Street, Owosso, MI 48867 Play to Learn Playgroups are serve children 0-5 years old. Playgroups are FREE! Siblings welcome.
http://www.greatstartshiawassee.org/CommunityResources.php

Shiawassee County Parks
For a complete listing of parks in Shiawassee County
http://www.shiawassee.net/parks.html

Shiawassee District Library: Durand
989-288-3743 Located at 700 N. Saginaw St., Durand. Programs for all ages. Summer reading program for preschoolers through young adult. Hours Mon.-Thurs. 9:30am-8pm; Friday 9:30am-6pm; Saturday 9:30am-3pm.
http://sdl.lib.mi.us

Shiawassee District Library: Owosso
989-725-5134 502 W. Main St., Owosso, MI 48867 Summer reading program; story hour first 6 weeks of summer, preschool through 3rd grade; familiar with special needs; elevator available. Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 12-9; Fri. 1-5; Sat. 10-5.
http://www.sdl.lib.mi.us

Sleepy Hollow State Park
517-651-6217; Reservations 800-447-2757, 7835 E. Price Rd., Laingsburg. Hiking, biling, horse trails. Lake with sandy beach. Fishing. Play area with volleyball. Large picnic area

Touch-A-Truck & Young Children's Fun Fair
Family Event sponsored by Great Start: Learn about local community resources providing services/programs for young children and get up close look at a variety of trucks & other things that go; June 1, 2013; 10a-1p, Corunna Fairgrounds. For questions call 989-725-2581. FREE!

Vernon District Library
989-288-6486. 115 E Main St, Vernon. HOURS Mon 10am-7pm; Tues-Wed 10am-5pm; Thurs 10am-7pm; Fri 10am-5pm; Sat 10am-4pm; Sun Closed
http://vernonlibrary.info/

YMCA
989-725-8136. 151 W Main St, Owosso. Programs for youth and adults, exercise programs. Tot watch for clients or members. Mon-Thur 5am-10pm; Fri 5am - 8pm; Sat 7:30a-5pm; Sun 8am-4pm. Membership and program fees, but scholarships available for families.
http://www.shiawasseeymca.org/

 
 
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