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Dabblers & Divers

February 9
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Discover the different species of waterfowl that come to Lake Erie Metropark during the breeding season. Join us as we look for them on the trails! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Science Olympiad Amazing Arthropods Session 1 Workshop

February 9
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Need help getting your team ready for Science Olympiad? Session 1 participants will meet live arthropods, an indoor up-close experience with these amazing creatures. We will engage students using a variety of interactive study tools. Content focus: visually recognizing and identifying the characteristics (basic biology and anatomy) of each listed Arthropod Class and Insect Order, Linnaean classification, dichotomous keys, and Arthropod life cycles. We will hold a “mock event” (5 stations) for students to get comfortable with the station rotation process. There will be coach-led study stations set up for teams to try out their existing knowledge. Program lasts 2.5 hours. Please preregister, (586) 463-4332. Time: 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.

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Family Farm Chores – Farm Center

February 9
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One event on February 10, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on February 23, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on February 24, 2019 at 12:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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If you have ever been interested in taking care of farm animals, then this is the program for you! Family Farm Chores allows you and your family a chance to assist staff as they feed and care for our farm animals. We encourage you to pet, take pictures and ask questions along the way. Dress for the barn and weather. Approximate 60 minutes. Limit of six people. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932. Time: 9 a.m. & 3 p.m

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Family Farm Chores – Farm Center

February 9
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One event on February 10, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on February 23, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on February 24, 2019 at 12:00am

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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If you have ever been interested in taking care of farm animals, then this is the program for you! Family Farm Chores allows you and your family a chance to assist staff as they feed and care for our farm animals. We encourage you to pet, take pictures and ask questions along the way. Dress for the barn and weather. Approximate 60 minutes. Limit of six people. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932. Time: 9 a.m. & 3 p.m

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10:00 am

Little Critters Nature Hour: Love Birds

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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This month’s Nature Hour is going to the birds. Find out about some of our favorite feathered friends. We’ll read a story about birds, make a pinecone bird seed ornament, play a bird matching game, and meet Ranger the Red-tailed hawk. The Little Critters Nature Hour presents a new nature program every month geared towards young children and their families. Dress for the weather. Ages 3-5. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Knitting in Nature: Sharing Stitches

February 9 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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From beginner to expert, let’s get together, relax, knit, crochet, teach and learn. Have a cup of coffee, a treat or two and make some new friends. This is not a class on knitting or crocheting. This is a monthly gathering of people who love to knit and crochet and want to “share stitches.” Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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1:00 pm

Afternoon Snowshoe Hike

February 9 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Enjoy a quiet snowshoe hike through the winter woods on snowshoes in search of animal signs!  You will learn the proper use of snowshoes, which are provided for program participants. This program is dependent on the weather.  We have a limited supply of snowshoes, so be sure to reserve your spot.  Ages 10 and up. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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2:00 pm

Crafty Critters Workshop: Trees in Nature

February 9 @ 2:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Join us at the Nature Center for some wood-crafting fun. Learn about the tree species found in the Oak woods, then decorate a small, wooden disc (a tree cookie) with natural materials. So, come spend the afternoon crafting and chatting with us. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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6:00 pm

Barn Dance

February 9 @ 6:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Join us for foot-stomping family fun in our barn. A square dance caller will walk you and your partner through the basics, providing a visit filled with fun whether you’re a beginner or seasoned pro. Great for mom and sons as well as dads and daughters. Light refreshments will be provided. Choose one session when calling for tickets. Please preregister, (810) 227-8910. Time: 6 p.m. Parent - Child and 8 p.m. Everyone Welcome

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