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MHC Summer Picnic 2019

Sunday, July 28, 2019, 11:00 AM until 4:00 PM
Potter Park, Lansing MI
1301 S Pennsylvania Ave, Lansing, MI 48912
1301 S Pennsylvania Ave, Lansing, MI 48912
Lansing, MI  48912
Debbe Gaskins
Annual Summer Picnic
Registration is recommended
Payment in Full In Advance Or At Event

Michigan Hawking Club Summer Picnic       



Sunday, July 28, 2019        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.




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.




Sign-up!!  Register on MHC' s website by July 26th, 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!


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





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!