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Bird Feeders Out!
Jan
2...
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sat 01/02/2016  9:30am  Stony Creek Metropark
Sat 02/06/2016  9:30am  Stony Creek Metropark
Sat 03/05/2016  9:30am  Stony Creek Metropark
Sat 04/02/2016  9:30am  Stony Creek Metropark
Sat 05/07/2016  9:30am  Stony Creek Metropark
Sat 06/04/2016  9:30am  Stony Creek Metropark
Sat 07/02/2016  9:30am  Stony Creek Metropark
Sat 08/06/2016  9:30am  Stony Creek Metropark
Sat 09/03/2016  9:30am  Stony Creek Metropark
Sat 10/01/2016  9:30am  Stony Creek Metropark
Sat 11/05/2016  9:30am  Stony Creek Metropark
Sat 12/03/2016  9:30am  Stony Creek Metropark
Location Stony Creek Metropark
Description

Bird Feeders Out!

Come to the nature center and relax in front of the bird windows with a cup of coffee. We'll put the bird feeders out and will be available for any questions or to help identify the birds you are seeing. If you're new to birding or just enjoy watching the birds, this time at the nature center is made for you.

Bird Feeders Out! is offered every first Saturday of the Month at 9:30am. Cost is $2 per person.

Dates

January 2, Februray 6, March 5, April 2, May 7, June 4, July 2, August 6, September 3, October 1, November 5, and December 3.

 

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Birdin' with Ruth
Mar
12
Type Nature Center
When / Where
Description

Birdin' with Ruth

Birding begins at 8:30 a.m. Please call the Stony Creek Metropark Nature Center at 586-781-9113 for the meeting place.

Saturday, March 12  Incubating Eagles & Winter Waterfowl

Saturday, April 9  Loons, Grebes, Spring Waterfowl & Early Passerine Migrants

Saturday, May 14  Peak Warbler Migration along the Clinton River

Saturday, June 11  Nesting birds at Addison Oaks East

Saturday, September 10  Peak Fall Warbler Migration at Stony Creek Metropark

Saturday, October 8  Wolcott Mill Fall Migration

Saturday, November 12  Fall waterfowl migration at Upper and Lower Stony Creek Lake

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Special Dreams Farm 5K / 10K
May
1
Type Running/Walking
When / Where Sun 05/01/2016  9am  Stony Creek Metropark
Location Stony Creek Metropark
Description

Special Dreams Farm is a working farm established to provide the special needs community with opportunities to work, learn and live. We are proud to announce Roadrunner Timing has come on board to provide timing services and make the morning a fun event. Awards will be given to age group winners along with top event winners.

Click on the link for details and registration.

More Info runsignup.com/Race/MI/ShelbyCharterTownship/SpecialDreamsFarm5K10K
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DIY Saturday: Soap Makin'
May
7
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sat 05/07/2016  11am  Stony Creek Metropark
Location Stony Creek Metropark
Description

DIY Saturday: Soap Makin'

 

Saturday, May 7

11 a.m. $5/person

Come out to the nature center to learn how to make your own soap. Then make some to bring home. To register, call the Stony Creek Nature Center at 586-781-9113. Ages: 8 years and up.

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Mom's 'n' Marshmallows
May
7
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sat 05/07/2016  7pm  Stony Creek Metropark
Location Stony Creek Metropark
Description

Mom's 'n' Marshmallows

Saturday, May 7

7:30 p.m.  $5/person, Mom is FREE!

Its Mom's evening outdoors. Bring your Mom to this pre-Mother's Day celebration campfire. Relax around the fire while you hear about some of nature's Mothers, then celebrate your Mom by make her a special s'more. To register, call the Stony Creek Nature Center at 586-781-9113.

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Mother's Day: Walk-a-Mom
May
8
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sun 05/08/2016  10am  Stony Creek Metropark
Location Stony Creek Metropark
Description

Mother's Day: Walk-a-Mom

Sunday, May 8

10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  FREE!

In celebration of Mother's Day, kids of all ages who walk the trail of their choice with Mom will be awarded an official "Walk-a-Mom" certificate, and Mom will get a garden flower to plant at home. No registration necessary. If you have question, please call the Stony Creek Nature Center at 586-781-9113.

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Caterpillar Children's Club: Sense of Nature
May
14
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sat 05/14/2016  1pm  Stony Creek Metropark
Location Stony Creek Metropark
Description

Caterpillar Children's Club: Sense of Nature

Saturday, May 14

1 p.m. $4/child

Come out to the nature center to explore nature by using our senses. We'll find parts of nature that are soft, rough, pokey, loud, quiet, smelly, and colorful. This program is designed for 3 - 6 year olds. Siblings are welcome. To register, call the nature center at 586-781-9113.

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Back To The Beach
May
15
Type Running/Walking
When / Where Sun 05/15/2016  7am  Stony Creek Metropark
Location Stony Creek Metropark
Description

Race Day May 17 @ Eastwood Beach

THERE WILL BE NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION
7:30am - Half Marathon Race Starts
8:35am - 10k Race Starts

Click on link to register.

More Info www.backtothebeachraces.com
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Hook, Line & Sinker Fishing Tournament
May
28
Type Fishing and Ice Fishing
When / Where Sat 05/28/2016  7am-12pm  Stony Creek Metropark
Location Stony Creek Metropark
Description

Cost: $20 plus park vehicle entrance fee $10 daily, $35 annual

1st, 2nd and 3rd place price awards

Registration begins at 7:00 a.m. (boat house at boat launch area)

 

 

More Info events.lls.org/pages/mi/TNTfishing
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Pond Personalities
May
28
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sat 05/28/2016  11am  Stony Creek Metropark
Location Stony Creek Metropark
Description

Pond Personalities

Saturday, May 28

11 a.m.  $5/child, $3/adult

From frogs to turtles to animals people may never have seen before, we'll take a hike to our vernal pond to see who calls that pond home. After we try to catch some of these animals, we'll have microscopes set up at the nature center to take an even closer look! Call the Stony Creek Nature Center at 586-781-9113 to register.

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DIY Saturday: Paper Makin'
Jun
4
Type Nature Center
When / Where
Description

DIY Saturday: Paper Makin'

Saturday, June 4

11 a.m.  $5/person

Come and learn how to make your own recycled paper. We'll use items in nature to personalize your paper. Call the Stony Creek Nature Center at 586-781-9113 to register.

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Caterpillar Children's Club: Awesome Opossum
Jun
11
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sat 06/11/2016  1pm  Stony Creek Metropark
Location Stony Creek Metropark
Description

Caterpillar Children's Club: Awesome Opossum

Saturday, June 11

1 p.m.   $4/child

Discover why an opossum is so awesome through activites and a craft. Then meet a live opossum. This program is designed for children 3 - 6 years old. Call the Stony Creek Nature Center at 586-781-9113 to register.

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Morning Voyageur Canoe
Jun
11
Type Nature Center
When / Where
Description

Morning Voyageur Canoe

Saturday, June 11

7:30 a.m.  $5/person

Come out to Stony Creek Metropark for a new experience. Enjoy the early morning calm to look and listen for Stony Creek Lake Life. Learn about the people who paddled the 36-foot long canoe you'll be experiencing. Call the Stony Creek Nature Center at 586-781-9113. Space is limited!

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Nature's Child Day Camp
Jun
13-15
Type Nature Center
When / Where
Description

Nature's Child Day Camp

June 13 - 15    10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

July 11 - 13    10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

$95 per camper   Ages: 8 - 12 years old

Meet live animals, catch a fish, take a tractor drawn wagon ride, paddle a 34-foot long canoe and go on nature adventures! These are just a few of the activities offered at our day camp porgraom. Lunch and snack will be provided each day. Registration required. Space is limited. Call the Stony Creek Nature Center at 586-781-9113 to register.

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"Out and About" Autism 5K Run and Walk
Jun
18
Type Running/Walking
When / Where Sat 06/18/2016  8am  Stony Creek Metropark
Location Stony Creek Metropark
Description

The Eleventh Annual Out & About Autism

Location: Eastwood Beach

Pre-Register/Donate here: www.macombasa.org

Registration times: 8:00 am - 9:15 am 

Starting Time: 5K Run starts 9:30 am - Walk starts 9:40 am 

More Info www.macombasa.org
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Fall for Nature Craft Show
Oct
8
Type Nature Center
When / Where Sat 10/08/2016  10am  Stony Creek Metropark
Location Stony Creek Metropark
Description

Fall for Nature Craft Show

October 8, 2016

10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

FREE!

Stony Creek Metropark Nature Center is proud to present our 2nd annual "Fall for Nature Craft Show". Enjoy the fall colors as you visit local artists and their creations. Make a craft of your own, meet a nature center animal, listen to a story, craft your own s'more and more! Please call the Stony Creek Nature Center at 586-781-9113 if you have questions. For bad weather, the make-up date for the craft show is October 15.

Would you like to sell your crafts? Please call the nature center at 586-781-9113 for a vendor application.

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