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

Homestead Sunday: Meet up with the Farm Animals. Farm animals are an vital part of life on the farm. Company can greet sheep as they enter the homestead. Prevent by the rooster coop to say hello and share some corn with them. Visit the pig enclosure and study why pigs were being significant to the farmstead. Find out what important things cows offered for the farm family, 1-5 p.m. June 12 at Chippewa Nature Center. This method is designed for all ages (beneath 18 with an adult). For additional info, check out

Nature Participate in! It’s time to participate in outside, 2-4 p.m. June 12 at Chippewa Nature Centre. Whether it be producing pies in the mud kitchen area, creating forts, constructing rivers, lounging in hammocks, or producing character art, this hour of play is absolutely sure to interact anyone. Occur make some new pals and delight in a summertime afternoon. Caregivers need to continue to be with kids during this program. This plan will be facilitated by volunteer host family members. Satisfy in The Woods Mother nature Play Place close to Arbury Path. This application is designed for ages 2-10 with an grownup. For additional information and facts, stop by

Meals Protection Q & A. MSU Extension presents a weekly 30-minute informational system about food stuff preservation or other related foods safety topics. A short presentation will be shared concentrating on the showcased subject matter, leaving loads of time for Q & A. The following session is: Applying New Develop to Make Home made Toddler Food items. Sign up for in on this rapid free of charge presentation at 1 p.m. June 13. To sign up, check out

Entire Moon Stroll. Sign up for an interpretive naturalist for a hike to take pleasure in this month’s entire moon, 9-10:30 p.m. June 14 at Chippewa Character Center. Study how the tradition of naming moons commenced and what would make each month unique. Participants are questioned to use dark colours and provide a flashlight. This plan is developed for ages 9 and more mature (below 18 with an grownup). For additional info, pay a visit to

Prosperity Setting up Webinar. Michigan State College Extension will be providing a webinar 12-1 p.m. June 15 to deliver resources to aid improve fiscal recognition. Individuals will learn about saving (making a plan, increasing your financial savings and financial savings merchandise) and Investing (analyzing hazard, purpose setting and different kinds of investments). Suggestions on finding a economic advisor will also be shared. Pre-registration is necessary to register, take a look at click on on the connection “online classes” and to see this class as very well as other possibilities that could possibly be of desire. Registration for this class closes on June 14.

Cooking Issues for Family members. Cooking Matters for People is a fingers-on diet system available by Michigan Condition College Extension. Dad and mom and guardians with their kids, ages 8-18 understand about getting ready balanced meals alongside one another, foods security, grocery purchasing and budgeting for foodstuff. The software is made up of six classes, long lasting two several hours every. With the enable of an experienced chef and nourishment educator, members will achieve the techniques and self-confidence to make wholesome, finances-welcoming foods at residence as a loved ones. Each individual 7 days participants will receive get-dwelling groceries which they can use at house to observe, as a family members, a person of the recipes they uncovered in course. Class starts June 15 at the MSU Extension place of work in the Midland County Providers Creating (220 W. Ellsworth St.) Make contact with Sheila 989-832-6648 or [email protected] to reserve a spot — courses fill up speedy.

Stroll Midland. Midland Parks and Recreation, in partnership with MyMichigan Wellness, Chippewa Mother nature Center, Bigger Midland Company Wellness and Tiny Forks Conservancy, will host seven walking areas through the 7 days. Individuals walk an about two-mile going for walks route. Chippewa Mother nature Heart is the Wednesday spot for Walk Midland. Be part of the exciting 6-7 p.m. June 15. All ages welcome, beneath 18 with an grownup. Drawings will be held at every wander for prizes. For each and every wander, participants will be registered for a grand prize Midland staycation present basket.

Retirement Myths and Specifics Webinar. Michigan State College Extension will be providing a webinar3-4 p.m. June 16 to present resources to explain typical retirement myths and offer methods for added information and facts. Pre-registration is necessary to register, go to simply click on the connection “online classes” and to see this study course as well as other possibilities that might be of fascination. Registration for this course closes on June 15.

Story Hour. Occur invest an hour mastering about character at Chippewa Mother nature Heart, 9:30-10 a.m. or 11 a.m.-12 p.m. June 16. The hour will include things like a story, crafts and other age-suitable activities. Costume for the temperature. Costume for the weather for this outside software. Application will shift indoors if the weather is poor. Tale Hour is designed for ages 3-5 with an adult. For additional facts, visit

Preserving MI Harvest Series. Michigan State College Extension will be featuring a series of foodstuff preservation lessons online. These absolutely free courses will be available at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Thursdays. The subject on June 16 will be Celebrating Juneteenth: African-American Delicacies. These sessions will not be recorded, they will only be available live. Supporting components will be emailed to all contributors after every single broadcast. Join in the enjoyment, indication up for a single, some or all these educational sessions. There is time at the stop of each individual method to inquire queries. To register, stop by

Turtle Watch. Nesting period for turtles has started at Chippewa Mother nature Center. Join an interpretive naturalist 7-9 p.m. June 16 to glance for nesting turtles and study how CNC shields the eggs from predators. This software is designed for ages 9 and older (under 18 with an grownup). For more info, take a look at

How Does Your Back garden Improve? Spend the morning at Chippewa Mother nature Middle Children’s Garden and master the essentials of gardening, 10-11:30 a.m. June 18. Take pleasure in a story, produce a nature journal and plant some seeds to choose residence and enjoy develop. This system is developed for all ages (less than 18 with an adult). For additional facts, pay a visit to

Harmless Foodstuff = Healthy Young ones. MSU Extension is giving a a few-hour on-line teaching for childcare providers with the Protected Food = Healthier Little ones (SFHK) program, 1-2:30 p.m. June 20 and 22 (contributors will be essential to go to both of those days of this two-section course). Master the greatest techniques for food security to preserve the children in your treatment risk-free. Food stuff safety education subject areas talked over in the course include suitable cleaning and sanitizing, cooking, storing foodstuff, as properly as personalized cleanliness and extra. SFHK is an authorized coaching for Excellent Start off to High quality, so this course will count toward yearly teaching hrs. Course is facilitated by MSU Extension Foods Safety Educators. To sign-up, pay a visit to This is a cost-free software, participants will have to go to the full session to obtain their instruction several hours.

Recognizing, Preventing, and Remedy of Opioid Misuse in Rural Communities. Join Michigan Substance Use Prevention, Instruction and Get better (MiSUPER) to critique proof-centered methods for opioid misuse avoidance, therapy and recovery. This 60-moment webinar supplies an overview of the opioid epidemic, how opioid misuse impacts the system and Michigan communities, and how we can aid persons in recovery. The up coming webinar will be introduced by MISUPER MSU Extension staff 12-1 p.m. June 22. To sign-up and find additional webinar dates, check out