Programs for All Ages

 SPECIAL PROGRAMS - for all ages!

OUTDOOR RESTORATIVE YOGA - Wednesday evenings this Fall starting September 6th @ 6:00pm.  Join yoga instructor Megan Glosser for yoga among the trees at the Stage Nature Center this fall. Restorative yoga offers a slow practice that focuses on breath and holding poses for extended periods of time (1-2 minutes per pose). Please bring: yoga mat, towel, water, props as needed (yoga blocks, straps, etc.) and insect repellent. In case of cool weather or rain, class will be held indoors. All experience levels welcome.

Each class 6pm - 7pm | Fee: $6 | TNS members: $3
Register online or at the door (on a space-available basis)

Children are welcome but must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Register for the date that you wish to attend:

 September 20th | September 27th

October 4th | October 11th | October 18th | October 25th

NEW! Families are invited to enjoy some screen-free quality time while exploring the natural world at the Stage Nature Center. This new format allows the whole family to participate in hands-on, outdoor experiences that will inspire curiosity and create a connection to nature.
Registration is on a month-to-month basis. Adults must be registered and remain with their children throughout the program.

Non-Member Fee: $18 for family of up to 4 people; $3 for each additional person
TNS Member Fee: $15 for family of up to 4 people, $2 for each additional person


OCTOBER 7th  | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Join us in October as we explore the Fall colors on the grounds of the Stage Nature Center.  Learn about how and why the leaves change colors throughout the seasons as we walk the trails and participate in seasonal activities.


November 4th | 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

In November we explore the animal homes that are found on the grounds of the Stage Nature Center.  Learn about how animals prepare for winter and in some cases, how they get ready for hibernation.


Live Hawks & Owls | Sunday, October 1st | 1:30pm - 3:00 pm  | Ages: 3-Adult | TNS Members: $8 | Non-Members: $10

Come and view nature up close as Joe Rogers presents the natural history of hawks and owls. Joe and his team have been rehabilitating injured hawks and owls in Michigan for many years. You will be amazed by his knowledge and mesmerized by these incredible birds, live and up close! This is a family program; children must be accompanied by an adult. Each person participating must enroll and pay the fee.

Make it Your Way: Natural Skin Care Products | Friday, November 17th | 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm | Ages: 10–Adult | TNS Members: $5 / Non-members: $7

Have you ever wanted to learn how to make your own natural lip balm, skin moisturizers or healing sticks? Join us to learn how to make your own skin care products using your favorite all-natural ingredients. All participants get to take an all-natural lip balm home with them. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Family Fall Fest | Sunday, October 8th | 12-4 pm | Troy Farm

Join us at the Troy Farm (corner of South Blvd & Beach Rd) for a fun afternoon of activities for all ages! The event will include local food & craft vendors, face painting, an inflatable bounce house, games and much more!!

Visit for event details as they develop!