Mother’s Day Wildflower Hike & More LSNC Activities this Weekend

The weather is looking great for Mother’s Day this weekend. After the chilly temperatures the last few weekends, it will be great to finally have a weekend with nice weather.

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Leslie Science & Nature center will be having a Mother’s Day Wildflower Hike on Sunday, May 11 from 1-2:30p. The event is $5/person, with FREE admission for mothers. The guided wildflower hike is family friendly for all ages. Space is limited, so pre-registration is suggested.

You can register online or by phone at 734-997-1553.

Read more details from their announcement below:


Treat the mothers and mother figures in your life to a guided wildflower hike through Black Pond Woods and the LSNC grounds, or take the hike yourself in their honor! We’ll find lovely blooms popping up through the grass or sprouting on the forest floor. She’ll feel like Mother of the Year! 

LSNC invites local families – especially mothers! – and other individuals interested in learning more about our native spring wildflowers to join us for this event.
You will be treated to a presentation from LSNC’s Education Manager, Kathy Evans, on local wildflowers. During the presentation and hike, participants will learn basic plant identification skills using field guides as well as some of the fascinating folklore surrounding some of these plants. Space is limited, so pre-registration is encouraged!

Also this weekend they will have Nature Tales – Adventure Tales for kids ages 1-5. Nature Tales is on Saturday, May 10 at 10a They will be reading from Maurice Sendak’s classic “Where the Wild Things Are” followed by a hike looking for Wild Things throughout Leslie Science & Nature. The event is $3/child.

The Leslie Science & Nature Center will also be bringing select animals to the Ann Arbor Hands On Museum as part of the Critters Up Close series which is held the second weekend of each month from 1-4p on both Saturday and Sunday.

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