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MHC Summer Picnic 2022

Sunday, July 31, 2022, 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
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Kelly C Martello
Annual Summer Picnic
Registration is recommended
Payment in Full In Advance Or At Event

Michigan Hawking Club Summer Picnic       



Sunday, July 31, 2022        11:00 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 29th, or call Kelly Martello @ 248-678-8561.


**$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!