Spend Valentine’s Day with your Kids in Lansing

LOVE is in the air…or is it the smell of chocolate & roses? That’s right, it’s Valentines’ Day season, Lansing. Are you ready to spread the love?!

If you’re looking for something fun to do with your little cuties this Valentine’s Day, you’ve come to the right place.  Read on to find our big list of sweet event options in Lansing.

Make Valentine’s Day Memories with Your Kids in Lansing

Growing up, it didn’t matter if I had a Valentine each year or not – because, I knew that my parents had something special planned for me and my siblings.

Now, as a parents ourselves, we’ve continued the tradition by making this time a special occasion to say “I love you” to our kids. I can’t wait to keep those darling memories rolling at some of these valentine event options below.

Here is a list of  Valentine’s Day events where you’ll find crafts, printing cards, dances, cupcakes, and treats galore:

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Your List For Valentine’s Day Events With Your Kids

Thursday January 30, 2020

String Art

Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Eaton Rapids Area District Library – 220 S Main St Eaton Rapids
Pre-Teen Event (Grades 4-6) Create a one-of-a-kind string art design with Ms. Amanda. Limited to twelve spots, must be at least ten years old to participate. No Library Card needed, but registration is required. Register by: - Commenting on the Facebook event page - Emailing info@eradl.org - Calling (517) 663 [...]

Saturday February 1, 2020

Kids Workshop: Heart String Art at Home Depot- Lansing

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Home Depot- Lansing – 936 S Waverly Rd Lansing
Create a loving memory with your child at our Heart String Art Workshop. As you help your child piece together the symbol of Valentine's Day, they will develop hands-on skills by sanding, nailing, painting and more. Celebrate the moment as your child makes a unique keepsake. All Kids Workshop attendees [...]

Kids Workshop: Heart String Art at Home Depot- Okemos

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Home Depot- Okemos – 1749 Newman Rd Okemos
Create a loving memory with your child at our Heart String Art Workshop. As you help your child piece together the symbol of Valentine's Day, they will develop hands-on skills by sanding, nailing, painting and more. Celebrate the moment as your child makes a unique keepsake. All Kids Workshop attendees [...]

Wednesday February 5, 2020

Hearts Hearts Hearts: 1st-4th

Time: 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Essa Arts – 1931 Horton Rd. Suite 2 Jackson
Hearts Hearts Hearts: 1st -4th $25 Instructor: Sheryl Amburgey Students will choose their color palette and create an abstract painting using color and patterns. Then they will block out hearts to create this one of a kind Valentine canvas. (Learn Mrs. A’s techniques and tips) All supplies included. 16”x 20” [...]

Thursday February 6, 2020

Crafternoon for Kids- Valentine Edition

Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: CADL- Mason – 145 West Ash Street Mason
Enjoy snacks and crafts--a different project each month. Today: Make Valentine's Day cards and decorate delicious cookies! *Registration required; call 517-676-9088 or click here (Ages 7-12)

Friday February 7, 2020

Drop-in Valentine Craft

Time: 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Location: CADL- Leslie Branch – 201 Pennsylvania Street Leslie
Drop in to make a sweet craft (while supplies last).

DIY Valentines

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Constellation Cat Cafe – 3320 E Lake Lansing Road East Lansing
Make your own Valentine cards for your loved ones! We'll have lots of craft supplies and templates to follow if you need inspiration. Cats will be available to sit on your projects and get glitter everywhere. All ages welcome.

Saturday February 8, 2020

Howell Lowe's Kids Workshop: Love Note Holder

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lowe’s Howell – 1100 S Latson Rd Howell
Valentine’s Day is almost here!  This month’s project is perfect for holding all your child’s Valentine’s cards and treats!  Sign them up and join us on Saturday, February 8th!  Space is limited, so register today!

Jackson Lowe's Kids Workshop: Love Note Holder

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lowe’s Jackson – 1535 Boardman Rd Jackson
Valentine’s Day is almost here!  This month’s project is perfect for holding all your child’s Valentine’s cards and treats!  Sign them up and join us on Saturday, February 8th!  Space is limited, so register today!

Lowe's Kids Workshop: Love Note Holder

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Lowe’s West Lansing – 320 Marketplace Blvd Lansing
Valentine’s Day is almost here!  This month’s project is perfect for holding all your child’s Valentine’s cards and treats!  Sign them up and join us on Saturday, February 8th!  Space is limited, so register today!

Someone Special Class (Ages 6-14)

Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Oceola Community Center – 1661 N Latson Rd Howell
Create homemade cards with lace, ribbon, and glitter. We will make a personalized gift for someone who means the world to you in celebration of Valentine’s Day! A $4 material fee is due to the instructor on the first day of class. Checks payable to Artful Classes, LLC. Site: Oceola [...]

Always More Love Storytime at Barnes & Noble- Lansing

Time: 11:00 am
Location: Barnes & Noble- Lansing – 5132 W Saginaw Hwy Lansing
Discover a heartwarming story in this interactive book that shows us how love grows for our dearest friends and family. This special Storytime features fun activities following our reading!

Valentine's Day Crafts

Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Shiawassee District Library – 502 W Main Street Owosso
Come make some Valentine's Day crafts to take home with you.

Sunday February 9, 2020

Valentine\'s Day Cookie Decorating Class

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Allen Neighborhood Center – 1611 E Kalamazoo St Lansing
Kids plus cookies equals fun in the kitchen! Grab your favorite little person and come have some fun during this interaction allergy-friendly cookie decorating class especially designed for kids. Create your own beautiful hand-iced Valentines cookies! We’ll roll out the dough and bake delicious gluten-free heart-shaped cookies. In this class, [...]

DIY Valentines

Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Constellation Cat Cafe – 3320 E Lake Lansing Road East Lansing
Make your own Valentine cards for your loved ones! We'll have lots of craft supplies and templates to follow if you need inspiration. Cats will be available to sit on your projects and get glitter everywhere. All ages welcome.

Monday February 10, 2020

Boston's Daddy Daughter Dinner!

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Boston’s Restaurant & Sports Bar – 3301 Towne Center Blvd Lansing
Join us for a very special Daddy Daughter Valentines Day Dinner! Daughters will receive a complimentary flower, dessert and Valentine’s Day craft. All individual, small and medium pizzas ordered will be heart shaped!

Tuesday February 11, 2020

Have a Heart, Make a Heart, Give a Heart

Time: 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Clinton County Arts – 215 N Clinton Ave Saint Johns
Children accompanied with an adult are able to make a poured paint heart and take it with them. Donation accepted. Come by the art gallery and sign up. The crafts are done in thirty minute increments.

Valentine's Day Crafts

Time: 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Location: Bath Township Public Library – 14033 Webster Rd Bath
Crafternoon and Youth Stem program Valentine’s Day Crafts Tuesday, February 11th @ 4:30 pm Create Valentine’s Day themed crafts.

Valentine Cookies: 5th-12th

Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Essa Arts – 1931 Horton Rd. Suite 2 Jackson
Valentine Cookies: 5th-12th $25 Instructor: Sheryl Amburgey Students will use acrylic paints to create a delicious display of Valentine cookies. Mix tints and shades to make your cookies pop off the canvas. All supplies included. Square canvas or 10” x20”. Snack provided. (10 student limit) Registration and payment must be [...]

Sweetheart Ball

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: East Lansing Hannah Community Center – 819 Abbot Road East Lansing
The East Lansing Department of Parks, Recreation and Arts invites community members to the popular, annual Sweetheart Ball. The dance will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 11 and Wednesday, Feb. 12 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC), 819 Abbot Road. Youth, along with their favorite [...]

Wednesday February 12, 2020

Have a Heart, Make a Heart, Give a Heart

Time: 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Location: Clinton County Arts – 215 N Clinton Ave Saint Johns
Children accompanied with an adult are able to make a poured paint heart and take it with them. Donation accepted. Come by the art gallery and sign up. The crafts are done in thirty minute increments.

Sweetheart Ball

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: East Lansing Hannah Community Center – 819 Abbot Road East Lansing
The East Lansing Department of Parks, Recreation and Arts invites community members to the popular, annual Sweetheart Ball. The dance will take place on Tuesday, Feb. 11 and Wednesday, Feb. 12 from 7-8:30 p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC), 819 Abbot Road. Youth, along with their favorite [...]

Thursday February 13, 2020

Homeschool Valentines Skate

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Rollhaven Skating Center- Owosso – 119 N Delaney Rd Owosso
Bring your sweeties skating for our Valentine's Candyland Skate! We'll do the Cupid Shuffle, Candy Scramble and tons of skating fun! Admission $6 includes skate/blade rental & bounce house (54"& under).

Friday February 14, 2020

No School Valentines Party

Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Allskate Fun Center – 1313 W North St Jackson
No School Valentines Party, Adm $6, Skate Rental $4, Laser Tag $6 Family Fun Pack (Save $26) 4/$48 Includes: Admission, SR, 10 Tokens, 1 game of Laser Tag for 4 (Additional adm. are $12 each)

Valentine's Day Ice Cream Social

Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Location: Kids ‘N’ Stuff Children’s Museum – 301 S. Superior St. Albion
Join us for a sweet treat this Valentine's Day! Ice cream and all of the fixings will be available for free with admission.

Valentine Bash

Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: CADL- Downtown Lansing Branch – 401 South Capitol Avenue Lansing
Drop in to celebrate Valentine's Day with crafts and cookie decorating.

Funday's Lonely Hearts Valentine Party

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Funday’s Family Fun Cafe – 2151 Ferguson Rd. Suite 104 Jackson
Navigating the single life with kids? Boy, it isn't easy. Do we have a Valentine Party for you! Bring the kids in for a laid-back night of heart-shaped pizzas, Valentine's Make & Take crafts and a crazy-good playlist that will make your heart feel warm and squishy. Maybe even meet [...]

Natural Attractions

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Howell Nature Center – 1005 Triangle Lake Rd Howell
Looking for a WILD VALENTINE'S night out? Spend a wild evening with your loved one (or a friend), enjoy a special dinner and learn about the art of animal magnetism from our very own wildlife ambassadors. $75 per couple. 21 years old and up. Need a babysitter? Bring the kids [...]

Valentine's Day Deal Skate

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location: Rollhaven Skating Center- Owosso – 119 N Delaney Rd Owosso
Happy Valentine's Day! Celebrate with a friend or significant other with this sweet deal: Admission, rental, pizza & soda for two skaters for only $14! That's over 50% off the regular cost! Single Admission $8, skate/blade rental $4

Valentine’s Day Family Night

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: The Ceramic Studio Etc… – 4132 E Grand River Ave Howell
We will stay open late on Valentine’s so you can come in with a date, friends or family and get creative with pottery painting or fused glass. We will serve FREE pizza, soft drinks and desserts-the only cost for this event is the price of the project that you choose. [...]

Saturday February 15, 2020

Love in Nature

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Woldumar Nature Center – 5739 Old Lansing Rd Lansing
Love is in the air so let's go Snowshoeing! Snowshoes are available to rent for $5.00 a person for 1 hour. Members FREE. First come first serve. No reservations. Questions can be directed to programs@woldumar.org Hot cocoa and coffee available along with a Valentines Day card craft.

Valentine All Night Skate

Time: 8:00 pm - 6:00 am
Location: Edru Skate – 1891 N Cedar St Holt
Admission: $20 presale or $30 at the door Includes pizza slice & pop, donut & juice & 10 hours of skating fun! Stay 8pm-12am for only $15 presale or $25 at the door. Includes pizza slice & pop. *Must have skates on to be in the building, full adult supervision [...]

Saturday February 22, 2020

Parents' Great Escape: Be My Valentine

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: AL!VE – 800 W Lawrence Ave Charlotte
Parents, drop the kids off for some fun at AL!VE while you take the evening to relax or go out. Ages 3-12 (young children must be fully potty-trained). Supervised activities include: themed crafts, singing songs, group games, group stories and more. Pizza dinner provided. Pre-registration is required by the Wednesday prior to the event.

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So, what are we waiting for? Let’s get planning!