MSU Extension of Midland County and cooperating mother or father educators sponsor the Parent’s Corner.  Ship submissions to Midland County MSU Extension Educator, Lisa Treiber, 220 W. Ellsworth St., Midland, MI 48640.

Homestead Sunday: Leisure Activities and Games. All get the job done and no participate in would definitely be uninteresting. Farm daily life was generally hectic but on rare events there was an option for some fun and online games. Come unwind with us and consider your hand at graces and stilts or take pleasure in a leisurely walk via the yard, 1-5 p.m. July 3 at the Homestead Farm at Chippewa Nature Heart. This system is built for all ages (less than 18 with an grownup). For a lot more information, take a look at

Walk Midland. Midland Parks and Recreation, in partnership with MYMichigan Overall health, Chippewa Nature Centre, Increased Midland company Wellness and Little Forks Conservancy, will host 7 going for walks places throughout the week. Individuals walk an about two-mile walking route Chippewa Mother nature Centre is the Wednesday location for Stroll Midland. Join the fun 6-7 p.m. July 6. All ages welcome, beneath 18 with an adult. Drawings will be held at every single wander for prizes. For just about every walk, members will be registered for a grand prize Midland Staycation gift basket.

Tale Hour. Occur shell out an hour mastering about mother nature, 9:30-10:30 a.m. or 11 a.m.-12 p.m. July 7 at Chippewa Mother nature Heart. The hour will contain a tale, crafts and other age-ideal activities. Dress for the weather conditions. Costume for the weather conditions for this out of doors software. For a lot more information and facts, stop by

Snake Research. Sign up for an interpretive naturalist on a quest to discover wild snakes, 1-3 p.m. July 7 at Chippewa Nature Center. Contributors will go to distinct habitats to see what species they can come across. This system will get off trail so gentle colors and long trousers are strongly recommended. Satisfy at the Customer Center. This software is created for ages 9 and up (less than 18 with an adult). For extra info, take a look at

Preserving MI Harvest Sequence. Michigan Condition University Extension will be providing a sequence of food items preservation courses on the web. These absolutely free courses will be offered at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Thursdays. The subject on July 7 will be Employing Drinking water Bathtub and Atmospheric Steam Canners. These periods will not be recorded, they will only be supplied stay. Supporting resources will be emailed to all members immediately after just about every broadcast. Join in the fun, indicator up for a single, some or all these educational classes. There is time at the conclude of every single plan to request concerns. To sign-up, check out

Wee Stroll. Chippewa Nature Center has a plan made for mom and dad to just take a guided walk with their baby, master about the outside and learn ways to introduce little ones to the normal planet all-around them. The stroll is established for 10-11 a.m. July 8, starting off at the Visitor Center. This plan is created for ages 6 months to two many years with an adult. To find out additional, take a look at

Butterfly Depend. Arrive to Chippewa Character Center between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. July 9 and be a component of the 34th Once-a-year Butterfly Depend. New and seasoned butterfly lovers are invited to commit a couple of hrs or the complete working day browsing CNC assets through this citizen science undertaking to report as quite a few butterflies as we can obtain. Smaller groups will head into the fields and woods to address as significantly ground as probable. Considerably of this rely is carried out off-path, so extensive trousers and lengthy sleeves are suggested. Pre-registration is essential for this stewardship program. Meet up with at the Customer Middle. To pre-sign up, pay a visit to This plan is created for ages 9 and up (below 18 with an adult).

Meals Security Q & A. MSU Extension gives a weekly 30-minute informational method about foodstuff preservation or other relevant meals protection subjects. A limited presentation will be shared concentrating on the featured subject matter, leaving a great deal of time for Q & A. The following session is: How to React to Remembers. Join in on this brief no cost presentation at 1 p.m. July 11. To register, pay a visit to

Secure Food = Nutritious Young ones. MSU Extension is supplying a three-hour on the internet coaching for childcare providers with the Safe and sound Food items = Healthier Young children (SFHK) plan, 6-9 p.m. July 20. Master the finest practices for food protection to preserve the small children in your care safe. Meals protection training matters talked about in the class incorporate proper cleansing and sanitizing, cooking, storing foods, as well as individual hygiene and much more. SFHK is an authorised schooling for Good Commence to Excellent, so this course will count toward annual education several hours. Class is facilitated by MSU Extension Foods Basic safety Educators. To sign up, take a look at This is a absolutely free software participants have to attend the complete session to get their training several hours.