Apr
16
Sat
Kiwanis Community Easter Egg Hunt @ Whitmore Lake Middle School
Apr 16 @ 10:00 am
Kiwanis Community Easter Egg Hunt @ Whitmore Lake Middle School

Kiwanis Community Easter Egg Hunt – All ages from Toddler to 12 years of age are invited to attend. Hunt for eggs – find candies or prizes in every egg. Hosted by the Whitmore Lake Kiwanis Club.

May
15
Sun
Total Lunar Eclipse Viewing Party at Cranbrook Institute of Science @ Cranbrook Institute of Science
May 15 @ 7:30 pm – 11:59 am
Total Lunar Eclipse Viewing Party at Cranbrook Institute of Science @ Cranbrook Institute of Science

Total Lunar Eclipse Viewing Party at Cranbrook Institute of Science – You’re invited to Cranbrook Institute of Science for a special evening of moon-themed activities leading up to the total lunar eclipse during its event, Eclipse Viewing Party.

Get a closer view of this celestial event. The Cranbrook Observatory will be open during the event and members of the Warren Astronomical Society will have additional telescopes available outside, both weather permitting.

ECLIPSE DETAILS
Partial Eclipse begins: May 15 at 10:27 p.m.
Full Eclipse begins: May 15 at 11:29 p.m.
Maximum Eclipse: May 16 at 12:11 a.m.
Full Eclipse ends: May 16 at 12:53 a.m.
Partial Eclipse ends: May 16 at 1:55 a.m.

Activities: Guests stargazing through telescopes from the Warren Astronomical Society and through the telescope in the Cranbrook Observatory, and guests experiencing moon- and space-themed activities inside the museum.

Planetarium shows: Attendees will also get to experience a show in the Acheson Planetarium.

Interviews: Mike Narlock, head of Astronomy at Cranbrook Institute of Science will be available to talk about the total lunar eclipse.

All activities and events, including the planetarium show are available for an all-inclusive ticket price of: $15 for members (per person), $20 for non-members (per person), children under age 2 are free. Pre-registration is required for this event – walk-up tickets will not be available.

The Eclipse Viewing Party  is a rain, cloud-or-shine event; no refunds or credits. The visibility of the total lunar eclipse is weather permitting. If the weather is not conducive for eclipse viewing and stargazing the night of the event, registered guests will have the opportunity to explore the museum and see a planetarium show.

A lunar eclipse occurs when the Sun, Earth, and Moon align so that the Moon passes into Earth’s shadow. In a total lunar eclipse, the entire Moon falls within the darkest part of the Earth’s shadow, called the umbra.

Jun
18
Sat
Family Day at Cranbrook @ Cranbrook Art Museum
Jun 18 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Family Day at Cranbrook – (cranbrookartmuseum.org) Family Day activities are free and invite visitors to explore and experience art and design with hands-on, minds-on activities. Themes change monthly and serve as inspiration for artmaking, sculpture scavenger hunts, kid-friendly tours, and conversation. Explore the galleries through guided activities and get your hands messy with educators in the Art Lab. Imagine, build, and create at a variety of hands-on art making stations. For more info, visit cranbrookartmuseum.org

Jun
19
Sun
Juneteenth Free Admission at Cranbrook Art Museum @ Cranbrook Art Museum
Jun 19 @ 11:00 am
Juneteenth Free Admission at Cranbrook Art Museum @ Cranbrook Art Museum

Juneteenth Free Admission at Cranbrook Art Museum – In celebration of the Juneteenth holiday, Cranbrook Art Museum gallery admission will be free for all. Cranbrook on the Green mini-golf will be regular price. For more info, visit cranbrook.edu.

Jul
2
Sat
Whitmore Lake Fireworks
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm
Whitmore Lake Fireworks

Whitmore Lake Fireworks – Fireworks over Whitmore Lake. Dunk tank, games, food vendors start at 7pm in field across from Post Office on main St. Fireworks @ 9:55p. Parking at Northfield Community Park. For more info, visit wl4th.org.

Jul
16
Sat
Family Day at Cranbrook @ Cranbrook Art Museum
Jul 16 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Family Day at Cranbrook – (cranbrookartmuseum.org) Family Day activities are free and invite visitors to explore and experience art and design with hands-on, minds-on activities. Themes change monthly and serve as inspiration for artmaking, sculpture scavenger hunts, kid-friendly tours, and conversation. Explore the galleries through guided activities and get your hands messy with educators in the Art Lab. Imagine, build, and create at a variety of hands-on art making stations. For more info, visit cranbrookartmuseum.org

Aug
20
Sat
Family Day at Cranbrook @ Cranbrook Art Museum
Aug 20 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Family Day at Cranbrook – (cranbrookartmuseum.org) Family Day activities are free and invite visitors to explore and experience art and design with hands-on, minds-on activities. Themes change monthly and serve as inspiration for artmaking, sculpture scavenger hunts, kid-friendly tours, and conversation. Explore the galleries through guided activities and get your hands messy with educators in the Art Lab. Imagine, build, and create at a variety of hands-on art making stations. For more info, visit cranbrookartmuseum.org

Sep
17
Sat
Free Admission for All at Cranbrook Art Museum @ Cranbrook Art Museum
Sep 17 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Free Admission for All at Cranbrook Art Museum @ Cranbrook Art Museum

Free Admission for All at Cranbrook Art Museum – In honor of Museum Day, gallery admission is FREE. Advance registration and/or printed Museum Day tickets are not required for free gallery admission at Cranbrook Art Museum. For more info, visit cranbrookartmuseum.org.

Oct
7
Fri
Whitmore Lake Halloween Mystery Movie
Oct 7 @ 7:00 pm

Whitmore Lake Halloween Mystery Movie – at Dusk at Northfield Community Park (next to the Whitmore Lake Post Office). Vote for your favorite family Halloween movie and then come and see which movie was selected. Pizza and snacks for sale. For more info, visit northfieldmi.gov.

Oct
23
Sun
Whitmore HS Trunk or Treat @ Northfield Community Park
Oct 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Whitmore HS Trunk or Treat – Bring the family over to the Northfield Community Park for some safe trick-or-treating and other kid friendly activities. Hosted by Northfield Twp DDA & Whitemore Lake Community Recreation.