Roam from Home

Roam From HomeHappy Trails, Cultural Connections and "Mote-ivational" Monday Lecture Series are FREE live interactive programs for adults.  Programs are developed in collaboration with CILC, the National Park Service, Central Michigan University and Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium


Happy Trails

National Park Service
The Happy Trails programs delivered on the second Tuesday of the month are delivered by a partnership with the National Park Service

Discover the great wonders and expand your historic knowledge of the United States through the National Park Service. Attendees will virtually visit majestic parks from all corners of the United States and learn about historic sites and monuments with our Happy Trails programming.

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Check out the schedule below.

Chat with a Ranger

by Zion National Park

Learn about Zion National Park, the park service, and the ranger themselves as you interact in live time with a uniformed ranger! After an introduction to the National Park Service emblem and meaning, the ranger will address questions from the group, using props to share the ecology, wildlife, and history of Zion National Park.

Tuesday, March 12, 2024

4:00 pm ET

Tar Heels?

by Moores Creek National Battlefield

Discover why North Carolinians are known as Tar Heels!

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

4:00 pm ET

What is Freedom

by Fort Monroe Authority

What is freedom? Is there a single definition that fits everyone throughout history? Discover the narratives of individuals in the history of Fort Monroe and Old Point Comfort, from the first landing of Africans in 1619, the Contraband Decision of 1861, formation of the United States Colored Troops, and their unique experiences with the word freedom.

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

4:00 pm ET



It was engaging, interactive and light-hearted. A perfect break in the day for my senior population of adult learners.

—Activities Coordinator at Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health (Las Vegas)