MSU Extension of Midland County and cooperating mother or father educators sponsor the Parent’s Corner. Deliver submissions to Midland County MSU Extension Educator, Sheila Salo at 220 W. Ellsworth St., Midland, MI 48640 or [email protected].

Homestead Sunday: Schoolhouse. What was it like to go to university in the 1870s? Stop by Chippewa Mother nature Center’s a person place university house, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21 to come across out. Attendees will be able to practice their elocution, examine from a McGuffey Reader and brush-up on history. Help you save some time for recess! Play a game of graces or tag and understand how to stroll on stilts. This occasion is cost-free and geared for all ages (less than 18 with an grownup).

Food Protection Q & A. MSU Extension will offer a 7 days 30-moment informational on the internet system at 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22 about “Freezing Sweet Corn.” Appreciate Michigan corn all wintertime long by earning easy tips for blanching and freezing corn. A quick presentation will be shared, leaving a great deal of time for Q & A. Be part of in on this rapid totally free presentation. To sign up, take a look at or call 888-643-9882.

Wander Midland. Midland Parks and Recreation, in partnership with MyMichigan Health and fitness, Chippewa Mother nature Centre, Higher Midland corporate Wellness and Little Forks Conservancy, will host 7 strolling places all over the 7 days. Contributors stroll an around two-mile going for walks route. Chippewa Mother nature Heart is the Wednesday locale for Walk Midland be part of the entertaining 6-7 p.m. Aug. 24. All ages welcome (under 18 with an grownup). Drawings will be held at every wander for prizes. For each and every stroll, participants will be registered for a grand prize Midland Staycation gift basket. This function is absolutely free.

Preserving MI Harvest Series. Michigan Condition University Extension will be featuring a collection of food preservation lessons on line. These free lessons will be presented at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m.Thursdays. The upcoming matter on Aug. 25 will be “Far too Numerous Tomatoes.” Discover the best approaches for preserving tomatoes to enjoy year-round. These sessions will not be recorded, and they will only be presented stay. Supporting resources will be emailed to all participants soon after each broadcast. Sign up for in the pleasurable, sign up for a single, some or all these academic sessions. There is time at the finish of each and every software to check with queries. To sign up, pay a visit to

Nature’s Camo. Satisfy an interpretive naturalist to see how your eyes stack up to wildlife’s camouflage, 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25 at Chippewa Nature Center. Individuals will master what resources animals use to go undetected. This program requires a 50 percent-mile wander and games all-around the Chippewa Nature Middle. This free of charge function is geared for ages 5 and up (under 18 with an adult).

Reptiles and Amphibians at Mill Pond Organic Location. Whether they jump, crawl, hop or swim, reptiles and amphibians are intriguing and stunning animals. Sign up for Chippewa Character Center’s staff members 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 27 in look for of these cold-blooded creatures at Chippewa Watershed Conservancy’s Mill Pond Natural Region in Isabella County. Mill Pond Pure Spot is adjacent to Chipp-A-Waters Park in Mount Nice. Parking is at the east stop of the entrance parking lot for the park, 1403 W. Superior St. This no cost occasion is geared for ages 5 and up (below 18 with an adult).

Homestead Sunday: Preserving the Harvest. How did early farm households retain their food items contemporary devoid of modern refrigeration? Take a look at the root cellar and go to the cabin at Chippewa Nature Middle to see the many means food was preserved, 1-5 p.m. Aug. 28. Guests might stroll away with a number of guidelines and recipes to assist them maintain some of their personal backyard-refreshing create. This no cost event is geared for all ages (under 18 with an grownup).

Protected Foodstuff = Wholesome Kids. A free of charge on the internet workshop food stuff protection workshop for kid treatment vendors is established for 6 p.m. Aug. 30. Master what the ideal techniques are for food basic safety to aid maintain young children secure. To discover more and to sign up, stop by or phone 1-877-643-9882.

Midland Prescription for Health and fitness. Midland County Prescription for Wellness is a method in collaboration with MyMichigan Health care Center, the Midland Spot Farmers Industry, and Michigan Condition University Extension. Classes will be offered 10-11 a.m. Wednesdays, Aug. 24 by way of Sept. 21. Go to a totally free six-lesson workshop centered on nutrition and browsing at the farmers industry. For every single lesson you full, contributors will obtain $10 in vouchers to be used at the Midland Area Farmers Market place. Understand about the farmers, foods and food items aid obtainable at the Midland Location Farmers Market place and make confidence in shopping there by a weekly guided tour. To register, call MSU Extension at 989-385-5144. These sessions are free of charge.  

Cooking Issues for Parents. These no cost lasses are held 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 8-29 at the Midland County making 220 W. Ellsworth Avenue, Midland. Cooking Matters for Mothers and fathers is a fingers-on diet program. Dad and mom/guardians caring for youngsters, ages 8-18, understand about preparing healthy foods together, food stuff protection, grocery buying and budgeting for food items. Every single week, individuals will receive acquire-household groceries, which they can use at property to apply, as a family, one particular of the recipes they acquired in course. Classes fill up quickly, so call 989-832-6648 or electronic mail [email protected] now to reserve a location.