Post-Halloween Events for Families

Looking for some family fun after the Halloween festivities come to an end? The Greater Lansing area has many events for families for you to choose from.

STEMfest is now STEAMfest! Lansing Community College is holding their annual STEAMfest for Kids 2019, which is a hands-on event that includes 50+ activities for kids using science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics. STEAMfest is free and emphasizes learning and exploring of STEAM in a fun, non-competitive way. This event will be held on November 2nd 2019 from 9am-1pm and LCC’s Downtown Campus. Free parking will be available in the Gannon Ramp on North Grand River Ave. and check-in will be located in the Arts and Sciences Building. Follow the link below to register.

Also on November 2nd, The Wharton Center for Performing Arts presents the Jungle Book! This theatrical adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic, Jungle Book, is perfect for kids ages 6-10 and uses immersive media and music to retell the story through a modern outlook. Show times are at 1:30pm and 4pm and runs around 65 minutes with no intermission. Also, an hour before each show at 12:30pm and 3pm, kids can make a snake out of pasta, a paper monkey and a roaring tiger as well as a decorative bag to put their creations in. For more information or to purchase tickets for $15, click on the link below.

On November 3rd, the Woldumar Nature Center is holding their annual Run-A-Munk 5K run. The Woldumar Nature Center is a non-profit based in Lansing, Michigan that engages the community in outdoor education. This is a timed event, however, your participation in the event supports science education for students. A 5K run or walk is $30, a 10K run or walk is $40, and a kids one-mile run is $10. Kids activities are offered before and during the run and refreshments will be provided after the race. Both runs start at 9:30am at the Woldumar Nature Center. For more information or to register, head to the website below.

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