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Mother's Day 2014: What's happening in Michiana on Sunday

From garden tours to canoe rides, there are many ways to spend time with your mother this Mother's Day.

Posted on May 7, 2014 at 6:49 p.m.

Mother's Day is Sunday.

Whether you want to see a historic house or bunches of flowers, here are some activities offered for moms and families this Mother's Day.

 

Mother's Day at the Garden

Time: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Wellfield Botanic Gardens, 1011 N. Main St.

Admission: $5, kids 12 and younger are free (A coupon for one free admission is available online.)

Tour the gardens at 1 or 3 p.m. or play cornhole, croquet or bocce ball. Plants will be for sale.

Story time with the Elkhart Public Library will be at 1 and 2 p.m.

 

Ruthmere Museum

Time: 1, 2, 3 p.m.

Address: 302 E. Beardsley Ave.

Admission: Adults $10, students $4, children younger than 5 admitted free with an adult

Tour the historic house Sunday. Mothers get in free for the guided tours.

 

Fernwood Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve

Time: Noon to 6 p.m.

Where: 13988 Range Line Road, Niles, Mich.

Admission: Adults $7, seniors (65 and older) $5, ages 13-18 $4, ages 6-12 $3, Children 5 and younger and member free

On Sunday, women will be given free plants.

Face painting will be offered from 1 to 4 p.m. for $2. There will also be a walking tour at 2 p.m. and children's activities from 1 to 5 p.m.

 

Mother’s Day Canoe & Cookies

When: 9 to 11 a.m.

Where: St. Patrick’s County Park, Brown Barn

Cost: $20/canoe

Canoe down the St. Joseph River with your mom, followed by a time to indulge in some cookies and milk.

Equipment and instruction will be provided.

Note: Registration and payment must be submitted by May 8.

 

Where do you plan on taking your mom for Mother's Day?


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WELLFIELD BOTANIC GARDENS,   RUTHMERE MUSEUM,   FERNWOOD BOTANICAL GARDENS AND NATURE PRESERVE,   MOTHER'S DAY,   MOM

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