Cameron Zvara: Comedy, Magic & Juggling!
Cameron Zvara is a young showman with an amazing, engaging show for all ages, JAM PACKED with magic, comedy, juggling, stunts, music, and TONS of audience participation! His show is designed for the entire family to enjoy, keeping everything 100% squeaky clean at all times! Join us at the all-access, air conditioned Willow Ridge Elementary Gym, for this wonderful show!
Learn to Moonwalk with "In Motion Dance" at the Library
Learn some “Out of this World” dance moves with the experts from In-Motion Dance! Learn the “Moonwalk” and practice other dance moves at this fun and exciting workshop! All ages welcome!
Josh Spalsbury Memorial Comet Chase 5K
The Josh Spalsbury Memorial Comet Chase Races are a series of races held on Saturday, June 22 with the proceeds going to the Grand Ledge Education Foundation. All races start near the First United Methodist Church of Grand Ledge located at 912 E. Scott St. in downtown Grand Ledge. Race times and further details can be found at
Yankee Doodle Days Kids Activities
Face Painting – Patriotic stars will adorn cute little faces; one hour before the parade and one hour after the parade.
Activity – Patriotic coloring pages for the little ones will be available.
Delta Rocks! Family Festival
Come on out to Sharp Park on Saturday, June 22 and help us celebrate our 21st Annual Delta Rocks! Family Festival! The entire family will have a great time participating in the many fun activities including: the NEW kids foam madness pit, cliff hanger, double rush obstacle course, bounce house, dolphin express water slide (you will get wet on this one!), soccer billiards, shoot water balloons from the Super Slingshot, face painting, bubble booth, art area including a graffiti wall, easel painting, and more, trackless train, petting zoo, children’s identification kits, children’s make-it take-it crafts, games, tot spot, kid’s bingo, sports challenge, dance demos and dance alongs, concessions, business expo, non-profit area, and more! Admission as well as most activities are free with only a few having a minimal charge. The festival will run from 12-6 p.m. so plan on spending the day with us! Delta Township will also be providing a free continuous shuttle from the Lansing Mall parking lot to Sharp Park from 12-6:30 p.m.
Yankee Doodle Days: A Universe of Stories
Visit our booth at Yankee Doodle Days “Kid’s Day”, make a “Space” craft, and sign up for the Summer Reading Program to earn fun prizes for reading.
The Bubbleman: Bubbles in Space
“The Bubbleman” has performed bubble magic for over 30 years creating volcano bubbles, tornado bubbles, kaleidoscope bubbles, square bubbles, merry-go-round bubbles and much more!
Make a Space Craft: Intergalactic Slime!
Make gooey, sparkly, out-of-this-world Slime concoctions at this workshop. Registration required ,limit 30.
Rick Kelley: Far Out Songs about Space and More!
Soar into an engaging, high-energy, extremely interactive original one man band show!
Exotic Zoo Animal Show!
Exotic Zoo is an Educational Wildlife Program--a traveling zoo that brings exotic animals for a hands-on learning experience!
51st Annual Delta Township Fireworks
Join thousands of other area residents for this Independence Day celebration. A concession stand will be open for purchasing refreshments or you may bring your own picnic lunch, grill, or cooler. A permit is required for alcoholic beverages and one can be obtained at the Parks and Recreation Department at no charge. The park also has playgrounds, tennis courts, a basketball court, and more. Every year the Township puts on a spectacular display that would not be possible without the support of local sponsors. To express the Township’s gratitude, sponsors are extended a number of passes into a reserved area with complimentary refreshments as well as parking in the park. They are also invited on a 20-minute tour of the firing line with demonstrations by the pyro technicians of Night Magic Displays. If you would like to become a sponsor, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 323-8555.
Interplanetary Bath Fizzies & Space Lotion Bars: For Teens and Tweens! By Dancing Crane Soap & Sundries
Make Space Lotion Bars & Interplanetary Bath Fizzies: delightful skin care treats for yourself or as gifts. 15 years and older may attend on their own, 10-14 with an adult. Registration required. Please register online or call 517-627-7014.
Solar System Stroll
Join us for a solar system walk and learn: What’s the biggest object in our solar system, how far apart are the planets, how big is each in relation to the others? Ages 7 and up, registration required. Please register online or call 517-627-7014.
The Solar System Workshop from Longway Planetarium
Journey through the Solar System! Build a model Earth to learn about the Solar System, make a Solar System necklace to learn the distance between planets with help from Longway Planetarium. For ages 4- 12. Registration required, limit 25. Please register online or call 517-627-7014.
Starry Science from Longway Planetarium
Explore the stars you see in the night sky! Make an ultraviolet energy detector, a Star Finder and more with help from Longway Planetarium. Registration required, limit 25. Ages 8 and up. Please register online or call 517-627-7014.
Make a space craft
Make a “Space Craft”: Make your own sparkly starry sky light catcher to hang in your window at this workshop. Registration required, limit 30. Please register online or call 517-627-7014.
Make a Galaxy Model
Try this “Space” craft :Make your own model of our galaxy at this workshop. Best for ages 8 and up, under 8 requires parental assistance. Registration required, limit 30. Please register online or call 517-627-7014.
Ask an Astronomer from Fox Park Observatory
How many Mars Rovers are there? Do we know what the “dark side” of the moon looks like? Learn about our amazing universe—meet Jason Blaschka, an Astronomer from Fox Park Observatory to answer your questions and discuss our amazing universe!
7th Annual Kids Mud Run
Come on out for the 7th Annual run. Obstacles will include a hay climb, over-under wall, pool noodle hurtles, several mud pits, balance beams, and much more! Parents (or guardians) will be allowed to run with each child. The event will includes the run, a headband for the child, and more. Heats start at 5 p.m. and run every half hour until 7:30 p.m.
Summer Reading Program Finale Party
Celebrate the conclusion of an "out-of-this-world Summer Reading Program at Music in the Park!
46th Annual Island Art Fair
Always the first Saturday in August, this one-day art event on the Island downtown brings in artisans from all over the state and attracts thousands of visitors to Grand Ledge.
Keep an eye on the Events section of our website for updates.
20th Annual Touch a Truck Day
If you like trucks then come on out for a great time where kids young and old can touch, honk, and climb on the many vehicles that will be on display. Vehicles may include fire trucks, ambulances, backhoes, snow plows, dump trucks, garbage trucks, and more! Concessions will be available. If you have a truck or piece of equipment you would like to be included, please call 323-8555.