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Ada Michigan ~ Ada Park Spring 2010 Programs


Spring is here and Ada Parks Programs are underway.  Take a look

at what fun programs the Ada Parks are offering this spring.

Pre-register by calling 616-676-0520

or email:


Ada Park Entrance Sign Ada MI 49301



”Senior Specials at Ada Park”

Pre-register at the park office 676-0584 before the day of the event

$2/per event payable on site the day of the event.


Bird Break – Thursday April 15th  9-10 AM

Ada Park Les Craig Learning Center

A morning gathering in the learning center for coffee and donuts,

followed by a guided leisure walk ( 25 minutes) to look for and

 listen to local birds.


Nature Walk – Thursday May 6th – 9-10 AM

Ada Park Shelter and Trails

A guided walk ( 40 minutes) along the paved paths through the

 Arboretum and Nature Area in search of spring wildflowers

and other natural beauties. Refreshments at the end in the



Lunch with Punch  Wednesday, June 9  12-1 PM

Ada Park Les Craig Learning Center

A time to gather with friends for a nice meal and fellowship

 in a pleasant setting. Lunch provided by the Ada Park staff

and volunteers. Optional walk in the park after lunch.



Earth Day/Arbor Day Festival  Saturday April 24th 10 AM –2 PM

Come celebrate Earth day and Arbor Day together in this special

 event in Ada Parks’ Locke Arboretum. There will be activities

 for all ages including workshops, guided walks, displays, exhibits,

handouts, make & take crafts, plus games & fishing for kids.

One free tree sapling to each family as supplies last.


Youth Discovery Days  Age 3-5  10 AM – 12 noon

Ada Park Learning Center    $4/youth

Especially for Pre-Schoolers along with a parent or guardian to have

a fun, educational adventure out in Ada Park,  Each session with

an indoor hands-on activity, nature craft and a guided discover

experience outdoors.

Cool Critters – Wednesday April 21

Does it have fur, scales or feathers? Does it run, swim or fly?

Look for the many different critters that live just outside

our back door.


Beautiful Bugs  Wednesday May 12

What beautiful bugs live in our neighborhood? Go on an insect

hunt and pretend to be a firefly looking for some friends.


Jump, Frog, Jump!  Wednesday June 2

Frogs are singing, croaking, and jumping everywhere. Look and

 listen for frogs around the pond, try to hop like a frog, and

make a fun “frog” craft to take home.



Kids Bike & Safety Rodeo  Ada Park ( Free- Donations accepted)

Saturday June 12 10 AM – 1:30 PM  4-12 yr olds

Kent Country Sheriff Department will host fun activities and food

 for all who attend with bike inspections, helmet inspections, bus

safety, fire safety plus a bike obstacle course form 10- 12 AM

At noon awards, raffles, and a free cookout lunch followed by

the ‘Bike Parade” at 1:00pm  Bring your own bike and helmet.

Donations up to $ 5.00 per child will go towards the Community

Policing Unit. Make checks payable to: K.C.T. S Action Fund.

Call 616-632-6220 for more information or the Ada Parks Office.


Free Evening Fishing  Ada Park  Thursday June 17 from 6-8 PM

Open fishing for youth with their families at the Ada Park pond.

Poles, bait, assistance and snacks provided. Pre-registration

 requested by calling the park office 676-0584


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Comment balloon 5 commentsTerry & Bonnie Westbrook • March 17 2010 03:14PM


These will be WONDERFUL events!  I've been surprised at how many commercials are running in NC advertising for companies to come to Michigan! WOW!

Posted by Eleanor Thorne, Equity Resources 919-649-5058 (Equity Resources) about 10 years ago

Eleanor, We do have a nice area and these activities are fun inexpensive events.

Posted by Terry & Bonnie Westbrook, Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re (Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner) about 10 years ago

Terry--Sounds like there are several activities to keep those in Ada Park busy this summer!

Posted by Teri Eckholm, REALTOR Serving Mpls/St Paul North & East Metro (Boardman Realty) about 10 years ago

Teri, I'm glad Spring is here and we can enjoy the warm weather.

Posted by Terry & Bonnie Westbrook, Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re (Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner) about 10 years ago

It looks like there will be quite a few things going on this Spring! Nice of you to let everyone know.

Posted by Bill Gassett, Metrowest Massachusetts Real Estate (RE/MAX Executive Realty) about 10 years ago

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