Featured Family Events in March

March 2019

The lakeshore communities of West Michigan do a fantastic job of hosting events and activities that include the whole family. There's so much happening that is geared specifically toward kids and families as a whole, and that's part of what makes being here so amazing!

Every season in West Michigan has it's unique, fun things to do for kids of all ages- from babies up to the "young at heart". Indoors or outdoors, no matter the time of year, there's always something great going on along the lakeshore for families to experience together!

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In addition to the following list, check out the events happening throughout the month at Sandcastles Children's Museum and the Ludington and Scottville branches of the Mason County District Libraries!

Here's a list of family friendly events happening along the lakeshore in March:

Thursday, March 14th, 10am

Free Parent Information Opportunity on "ABCs of Early Literacy" at the Ludington Library- 217 E. Ludington Ave. Classes are held in conjunction with Preschool Storytime but the information can be applied to families with children older than preschool age as well. Child care is provided.

Saturday, March 16th

7:30am - Irish Jig 5k and 10k in downtown Ludington.

10am-4pm - Family Affair at Mason County Central High School- 300 W. Broadway Ave. in Scottville. Free, fun family event.

9am-9pm - Downtown Ludington St. Patrick's Day events.

12pm - Downtown Ludington St. Patrick's Day Parade.

1pm - Downtown Pentwater St. Patrick's Day Parade.

Tuesday, March 19th, 6-8pm

Kindergarten & Preschool Roundup at Ludington Area Catholic School- 700 E. Bryant Rd. in Ludington. Families with children going into preschool or kindergarten during the 2019-2020 school year are invited to find out more about the learning opportunities at LAC.

Wednesday, March 20th, 6:30pm

Fly-tying class at the Pentwater Township Library- 402 Park St. Materials and equipment will be available and the class is free and open to all ages. The class is presented by the West Michigan Hacklers. Contact John at (616) 644-7050 for more information.

Monday, March 25th, 1-3pm

Open swim at the Donald C. Baldwin Community Pool- 706 E. Tinkham Ave. in Ludington.

Wednesday, March 27th

1-3pm - Open swim at the Donald C. Baldwin Community Pool- 706 E. Tinkham Ave. in Ludington.

5:30pm - Community Fellowship Pasta Dinner to benefit local missions at Evergreen Covenant Church- 7396 S. Evergreen Rd. in Branch. Cost is $2 for adults, children eat free.

Friday, March 29th, 1-3pm

Open swim at the Donald C. Baldwin Community Pool- 706 E. Tinkham Ave. in Ludington.

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Historic White Pine Village

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Port of Ludington Maritime Museum

For more activities & attractions, check out these additional links for Things to Do in West Michigan:

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Ludington Activities & Things to Do -- Play on a beautiful beach, take a tour at Historic White Pine Village, or explore the barn quilt trail, murals or sculptures in the county--Ludington offers many fun things to do for the entire family!
Have Fun in Manistee, Michigan -- Explore Manistee's historic downtown district and riverwalk, hike the Manistee National Forest, canoe on the Manistee River, and more.
Hamlin Lake -- Just 4 miles north of Ludington, Hamlin Lake is a great destination for boating, fishing and climbing dunes! The Hamlin Lake shoreline is also part of the Ludington State Park.
Silver Lake Sand Dunes -- Visiting the Silver Lake Sand Dunes makes for a terrific vacation because you can take your off-road vehicle for a spin on the scenic sand dunes overlooking Lake Michigan and Silver Lake.
Things to Do in Pentwater, Michigan -- Nothing is quite like the quaint, artsy, harbortown village of Pentwater. Don't miss the popular Charles Mears State Park beach on Pentwater's Lake Michigan shoreline.
Lots of Activities in Scottville, Michigan -- Explore the Riverside Park along the National Scenic Pere Marquette River.
Canoeing or Fishing on the Pere Marquette River -- Many boat liveries offer canoe rentals.
Also, check out West Michigan Guides and our locally produced WestMichigan.MichBiz.com directory for our largest lists of Things to Do in West Michigan.

Last Updated: 03-14-2019 03:47 PM ID: 1735