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Did you hear about the Grand Opening of the Power Park Adaptive Playground?

Over the next two weekends, the city of Novi is full of events from the second annual Half Marathon race and a Mom and Me Tea to planting trees for Arbor Day and more. This article is full of information on the latest events in Novi, Michigan. Be sure to get out your calendar so that you won’t miss a thing.

Power Park Adaptive Playground Grand Opening

  • Friday, April 24, 2015
  • Time: 12:00 pm
  • Ella Mae Power Park
  • 45715 W Ten Mile Road, Novi, Michigan 48375

Head over to the new Power Park Adaptive Playground at Ella Mae Power Park for its grand opening. The Ella Mae Power Park is located behind the Novi Civic Center in Novi. The Power Park is home to the Novi Parks’ adult softball programs and tournaments.

The Power Park Adaptive Playground is a fully-accessible playground. It provides the opportunity for all kids to play with its inclusively designed ramps, bridges, and transfer stations. According to the City of Novi’s website, there is also are sensory-rich and tactile surfaces to help encourage the imagination.

If you cannot make the grand opening, be sure to stop by the park this weekend.

Arbor Day

  • Saturday, April 25, 2015
  • Time: 9:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Lakeshore Park
  • 601 South Lake Drive, Novi, Michigan 48375

This spring, Novi is going green. One of the first going green events is this weekend. On Saturday, April 25th, join the Novi community at Lakeshore Park. Volunteers will be planting and mulching trees.

Would you like to learn about more Novi going green events? Please see, Novi, Michigan Goes Green This Spring.

Novi Half Marathon

  • Saturday, May 2, 2015
  • Time: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Novi Middle School
  • 49000 W 11 Mile Rd, Novi, MI 48374

The second annual Novi Half Marathon event is next weekend. You can choose to run a Half Marathon, a 10K, a 5K, or a Mile. According to the City of Novi’s website, the courses will be flat and scenic.

The course will start and at the Novi Middle School. Runners will enjoy views of the beautiful Island Lake and run on both paved and country roads.

Every participant will receive a Leslie Jordan brand short-sleeve Tech shirt. In the 10K and Half Marathon, finisher medals will be handed out. Half Marathon finishers will receive the official Half Marathon finisher sticker decal. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Novi Parks Foundation and the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute.


  • Fun Run: $20.00
  • 5K: $35.00
  • 10K: $40.00
  • Half Marathon $55. (Before Mar 8, 2015)
  • Prices rise to $23, $40, $45, and $60 until May 1

To register and for more information please see: Novi Half Marathon.

Mom and Me Tea

  • Sunday, May 3, 2015
  • Time: 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Novi Civic Center
  • 45175 W 10 Mile Rd, Novi, MI 48375

Bring your daughter to the first annual Mom and Me Tea at the Novi Civic Center on May 3rd. Your daughter and you will enjoy tea, punch, finger sandwiches, sweets, crafts, and even a fashion show.

For residents of Novi, this event is priced at $10.00 per person. For non-residents, the event is priced at $12.00 per person. For more information, please call the Novi Parks and Recreation to find out if there are spots available at 248-347-0400.

Take Away

Novi, Michigan is a great place to live with a number of exciting events for you and your family to enjoy. From the Power Park Adaptive Playground Grand Opening to the Mom and Me Tea, you will have a wide variety of things to choose from.