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MHC Summer Picnic 2017

When:
Sunday, July 30, 2017, 11:30 AM until 4:00 PM
Where:
Potter Park, Lansing MI 1301 S Pennsylvania Ave, Lansing, MI 48912
1301 S Pennsylvania Ave, Lansing, MI 48912
Lansing, MI  48912
Contact:
Debbe Gaskins
Category:
Annual Summer Picnic
Registration is recommended
Payment In Advance Or At Event
Registrants & Fees
$10.00
$10.00

Michigan Hawking Club Summer Picnic       

 

 

Sunday, July 30, 2017           11:30 am-4:00 pm Potter Park/Zoo

1301  S. Pennsylvania Avenue

Lansing, MI  48910

Entrance 1 2 mi south of 1-496 Freeway; take Pennsylvania Avenue / Exit #7,  go south to Zoo entrance on east side of road; $5.00 parking fee.

 

FYI:

 

Potter Park/Zoo is set along a naturalized and verdant expanse of the Red Cedar river.    The zoo is a separate fenced enclosure in the park. Our picnic pavilion has an open patio with grills, covered deck, steps to a broad hillside of shaded lawn, and shelter from sun/wind/rain.

 

FIRST:

 

Sign-up!!  Register on MHC' s website by July 28th, or call Debbe @ 517-485-0810.

 

**$10.00 a person: pay on website or at picnic. Kids under 10 no charge. And bring a dish to pass!


FOOD:

MHC provides: Hamburgers, hot-dogs, drinks, & desserts!

 

** Please bring a salad, side dish, fresh fruit or vegetable (picnic style) for the buffet - but NO desserts.

*Bring your own lawn chairs. Only picnic tables are available for seating.

 

FEATHERS, FUR, & FRIENDS - bring them all!

 

Birds should be tethered (perch/fist) at all times.  Remember, a loose bird here is a few wingbeats away from a black rhinoceros. Dogs must be on a leash.

 

The upper level brick pavilion is large - people and animals can shelter from bad weather, so we will picnic rain or shine.

 

 

 

FUN -Potter Park offers:

 

Lansing Riverwalk Trail - a 16+ mile paved hiking and biking trail through city parks and natural areas beside rivers, lakes, ponds, forested trails and open meadows.

 

Zoo-there are tigers, a rhinoceros, golden lion tamarind, etc., and camel rides and bungee jump. Separate entrance fees $4.00-$11.00.

 

Playground - climbing, swinging, running, cavorting Fishing, Canoeing, Kayaking - bring your own equipment Wild Bald Eagle Nest

Horseshoe pits

 

 

FINALLY

 

Members, family, and guests - you're all invited, so sign up NOW. It's friends, food, and fun.      And best of all, it's hawk-talk and bird-bragging!

 

 

Debbe