Are you looking for something a little different to do with your daughter this summer, beyond that same old boring trip to the mall?
Lan-Oak Park District is sponsoring a Mother-Daughter Girls Night from 6:30 to 8:30 Friday, June 29, in Room 104 of the Eisenhower Center, 2550 178th St., Lansing. Open to moms and daughters (ages 7-12), this special night of fun will be filled with games, activities and nail painting.
This special evening promises lots of laughter and the creation of special memories. The cost is $16 for residents or $21 for nonresidents. Register online at lanoakparkdistrict.org or call (708) 474-8552 for more information.
If you can’t make it, don’t worry. Another mom-daughter evening is planned July 27.
Sometimes, we’d like to travel to a far-off destination, but with the price of gas and the thought of road construction and bumper-to-bumper traffic, the task becomes daunting. Consider your local parks for a relaxing alternative. Many host day trips or even full-blown vacations.
Let someone else do the driving while you relax in a motor coach. Enjoy the services of a guide, meet new friends and feel safe while seeing places you’ve dreamed of visiting.
Munster Parks is offering a wonderful day trip to Saugatuck, Mich., on Friday, Aug. 10. If you’ve never been there, Saugatuck sits snuggly on the eastern shore of Lake Michigan.
There’s plenty of shopping and a variety of restaurants and local watering holes where you can take time just to enjoy the gorgeous scenery.
The bus will leave the Centennial Park north lot (1005 S. Centennial Drive) at 8 a.m. and return around 7 p.m. The cost is $42 for Munster residents or $47 for nonresidents. Keenagers pay $40.
Reserve a seat by visiting the parks office at 1005 Ridge Road or call 838-7275.
Cedar Lake Parks invites preschoolers, ages 3 and 4, to join in its Junior Olympics from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Friday, June 29, at 7408 Constitution Ave.
This session will keep your little one busy with play, music and physical activities, while promoting social skills through fun interaction with other children. The cost is $4.
Call 374-4444 or go to cedarlake
in.org, then click on the Department link and Parks & Recreation for more information.
Need to relax and do something good for your health? Dyer Parks suggests joining one of its beginning-level Hatha-style yoga classes. The next six-week session will run from either 6 to 7 p.m. or 7:15 to 8:15 p.m. — your choice — July 12 through Aug. 16 in the Town Hall Activity Room B, 1 Town Square.
Participants will learn yoga poses, breathing techniques and meditative practices to sooth and calm, nurturing body and mind.
The cost is $50 for residents or $55 nonresidents. Register at the Town Hall office or online at townofdyer.com/parks.