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Special Events


International Games Day
    • Celebrate International Games Day with MPPR and the Chippewa River District Library. An assortment of games will be available for you and your family to play, including:

      • 3D Life Size Chutes and Ladders
      • Tick-tack-toe
      • Chess
      • 3D Life Size Candy Land
      • Assorted Board Games
      • Assorted Card Games

      Date: Saturday, November 18
      Time: 1 to 3 p.m.
      Location: Veterans Memorial Library, 301 S. University Ave.

Candy Cane Lane
    • Let the magic of the holiday season come alive when you step onto Candy Cane Lane! Candy Cane Bingo, Reindeer Games, make-and-take crafts and a Candy Cane Hunt will delight children of all ages.
      Date: Saturday, December 2
      Time: 9 to 11:30 a.m.
      Location: Veterans Memorial Library, 301 S. University Ave.

Under the Big Top
    • Under the Big Top
      Come see the big top come alive inside Finch Fieldhouse (CMU Campus)! This event is presented with the Chippewa River District Library (CRDL). Experience juggling, balancing, hula hooping, spinning, unicyclists, yo-yo acts and more. Check out the midway for free cotton candy, games, prizes, face painting, fortune telling and more.



Daddy-Daughter Date Night

    • Celebrate special relationships & cherished memories at Mt. Pleasant Parks & Recreation's Daddy-Daughter Date Night. A special evening of music, dancing, prizes and shared activities awaits young ladies of all ages and their dads or other favorite escort. Daddy-Daughter Date Night is held annually the end of January/beginning of February.



Man VS Mountain

The Great Egg Scramble
    • The Great Egg Scramble is held annually each spring. Children ages 2-10 scramble for plastic toy and candy filled eggs, candy, and prizes. Crafts, games & refreshments are all part of the festivities! Admission is free; canned good donations are accepted and benefit Isabella Community Soup Kitchen.



Teen Flashlight Egg Hunt
    • Hundreds of candy-filled eggs will be waiting for teens and their flashlights at Island Park on Sunday, March 20! Come for a night of fun, food, and amazing prizes. Find special eggs and win really cool prizes including: gift cards for food, music, movie passes or maybe even the grand prize!


Tennis Fun Day
    • Mt. Pleasant Parks and Recreation and the Midland Community Tennis Center have partnered to offer the Free Family Tennis Fun Day each May at the Island Park Tennis Courts. If you have never played or have played just a little, come out and experience the game of a lifetime. All participants will be introduced to the basics of the game in a fun and enjoyable environment. Tennis racquets and balls will be provided if you do not have your own.


Free Kids Golf Day
    • Skill Challenges!
    • Clinic!
    • Golfzilla Inflatable!
    • Refreshments!

Off to the Races
    • Start Your Engines…..Join MPPR, the Chippewa River District Library and My 104.3 for a free afternoon of summertime family fun! Race to victory lane with our car sponsors, meet their “pit crews,” try your hand at driving an RC car and meet professional dirt track drivers. Vote for the best decorated car and cheer on your favorites including these great sponsors:

      Academy Mortgage Corp~Boge, Wybenga & Bradley, P.C.~Central Motor Sports~CMS Internet~Domino's~Green's Towing & Recovery Inc.~Isabella Bank~Krapohl Ford & Lincoln~McDonald’s~Mt. Pleasant Agency, Inc. – Central Insurance~Sinclair Recreation

      Bring a canned good donation for the Cans from Race Fans to help benefit our local Isabella Community Soup Kitchen.


Teen Lock-In
    • Join us for an overnight party including games, food, crafts and many more fun activities just for teens. This is a FREE event held each summer in partnership with the Chippewa River District Library. Registration and parent permission required. Register at any CRDL branch library by July 22. Space is limited.

Glow in the Park 5K
  • 2017 Event Canceled