Happy 2017, folks! We have a blank slate before us, and so many ways to make this year delightful. Start easy with a weekend of sledding and hot cocoa, why don't you?
Enjoy a winter walk and hot cocoa with a naturalist at the Kalamazoo Nature Center
Learn about nature through stories, art, games, activities, journaling/observation time and hikes during the Kalamazoo Nature Center's winter camp
Explore a whimsical, life-sized Candyland at the Otsego Public Library (through Jan 21)
Go snowshoeing at one of the area's nature centers
Scope out the sprawling train display and holiday decor around the world at the Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids (through Jan 8)
Celebrate the arrival of 2017 with a quiet walk at your nearest state park
Check out the Southwest Michigan Kids calendar for all the fabulous details. And don't miss our Ultimate Southwest Michigan Winter Bucket List.