HISTORY LECTURE SERIES
S'mores and stories
If you love a cool bonfire, get a feel for the camping life with our theme this month called “harvest”.S’mores and Stories takes place Friday, Sept. 22, from 7-8 p.m. at Greenmead Historical Park’s Newburg School Field.
Geared toward children ages 4-12, all children must be accompanied by an adult (parents don’t need to register) as we enjoy roasting s’mores, telling stories, and enjoying a variety of activities around the campfire. Advance registration for children required please.
REC CENTER READERS BOOK CLUB
This month at the Kirksey Recreation Center for the Readers Book Club, the book you will be reading and discussing is called “Horse” by Geraldine Brooks. You can find this book at Livonia Public Libraries. This event is hosted at 7 p.m and there is a $5 for non-members.
STORIES, SNACKS, AND CRAFTS
Join us at Greenmead Historical Park in the Newburg School House for a fun afternoon of Halloween-themed stories, snacks, and crafts! Mark your calendars from 2-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct 3. If you’re interested, the cost is $15 for residents and $17 for non-residents. This event is geared towards ages 4-10, so bring your little ones! Parents are required to stay with their children.
Spend a relaxing, fall afternoon with friends at the Highland Tea 3-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7. The sound of bagpipes will beckon you to the Alexander Blue House adorned with a Scottish accent. Traditional Scottish music and dance will provide entertainment while you enjoy our menu of fare and bottomless tea! Advance registration is required for $35/resident.
Halloween trick-or-treat open house
The Kirksey Recreation Center presents our annual Halloween Trick-or-Treat Open House noon-3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8! If you love spooky vibes, get pumped for an I Spy experience, new Crazy Holidays Halloween Trail, trick-or-treating, and a few more goodies. Livonia residents have free admission and non-residents are $5. Make sure you show your ID at time of entry please.
Bugs are our friends! Come on out from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14 to Greenmead Historical Park and see some crawling cuties! Children ages 4-8 will get up close and personal with insects, spiders, and more as they observe the many important jobs that these clever, captivating, crawling, creatures perform. We will read a buggy story and through singing and dramatic play activities, students will discover what physical features all insects have. Residents are $12 and Non-Residents are $14.
DINING WITH YESTERDAY
Do you love to piece together puzzles? If you do, come on out from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19, to join a team and assemble a 500-piece puzzle! Teams will race against each other to compete for prizes that will be given to the fastest three teams. Registration will be open soon; stay tuned.