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September 2021

Friday Morning Woodland Walk

September 24 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
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One event on September 24, 2021 at 7:00am

Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Experience the sights and sounds of Oakwoods in the early morning. As the sun rises over the woods and fields, a whole host of plants and animals look to gather in the warmth and start a new day. We will…

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Homeschool: Asking and Investigating Scientific Questions

September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Friday, repeating until September 24, 2021

Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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Homeschoolers will learn to see the ecosystems of Indian Springs Metropark through the eyes of a scientist in this three-part program. During the first session, we will visit the prairie, wetland and forest to learn about their unique features. At…

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Chow Time at the Farm

September 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2021 at 3:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States

Ever wanted to feed pigs or goats or chickens or other farm animals? Join us to help farm staff feed our resident farm animals. Families and young farmers will get up close to the farm animals and learn what each…

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Friday Night Voyageur Canoe

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States

Journey back in history 375 years to the time of the Fur Trade when tough Voyageurs spent months in the wilderness making their way from Montreal to the far reaches of the Northern Great Lakes, then back again. Discover who…

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Calling All Owls

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States

Whooo is hiding in the woods? Owls, of course! We’ll begin our program with an introduction to the owl species that are common in Southeast Michigan. We will look at taxidermy owls and listen to owl calls to familiarize yourself…

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Sensory-Friendly Hike

September 25 @ 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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This program is designed for people with different sensory processing abilities and their families. Join us for an accessible, relaxed-paced hike on a 1/3-mile of our paved Pondside Trail. We will leave from the Park Office Picnic Shelter to explore…

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Raptor Month: Hawk ID

September 25 @ 10:00 am
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One event on September 25, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Join us as we look at ways to help with identifying some of the raptors that migrate over Lake Erie Metropark. Learn some effective ways to figure out who you are seeing high overhead. Fun for all ages! Time: 10…

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Orienteering on the Trails

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2021 at 2:00pm

Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

We’ll go through the basics of orienteering and learn how to read a baseplate compass, set your degrees and count your paces to test your new skills for a fun treasure hunt. This program is entirely outdoors, so please dress…

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The Great Scarecrow Build

September 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on September 25, 2021 at 1:00pm

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States

Autumn has arrived and it’s harvest time at the farm! We are searching for creative teams to design and build scarecrows to stand guard over our crops. Once constructed, Farm Center Staff will install the scarecrows in our pumpkin patch…

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Get Outside Family Fun

September 25 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Wondering what you can do outdoors with your family? Join us at Lake St. Clair Metropark for an afternoon of fun in the great outdoors. Participate in guided nature hikes, a straw-bale maze, lawn games and more! Enjoy a snack…

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Wild Child

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

The “little sibling” to Youth Gone Wild is here! This monthly program provides young children the opportunity to explore different areas of Lake Erie Metropark and get up-close with nature through hands on activities and experiences. Come get wild at…

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Youth Gone Wild

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Get wild at Lake Erie Metropark! This youth focused program provides participants the opportunity to explore different areas of Lake Erie Metropark and get up close with nature through hands on activities and experiences. Monthly sessions will take place on…

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The Great Scarecrow Build

September 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2021 at 1:00pm

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States

Autumn has arrived and it’s harvest time at the farm! We are searching for creative teams to design and build scarecrows to stand guard over our crops. Once constructed, Farm Center Staff will install the scarecrows in our pumpkin patch…

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Raptor Month: Hawk ID

September 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Join us as we look at ways to help with identifying some of the raptors that migrate over Lake Erie Metropark. Learn some effective ways to figure out who you are seeing high overhead. Fun for all ages! Time: 10…

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Orienteering on the Trails

September 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 25, 2021 at 2:00pm

Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

We’ll go through the basics of orienteering and learn how to read a baseplate compass, set your degrees and count your paces to test your new skills for a fun treasure hunt. This program is entirely outdoors, so please dress…

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Chow Time at the Farm

September 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on July 10, 2021 at 3:00pm

One event on July 23, 2021 at 3:00pm

One event on July 24, 2021 at 3:00pm

One event on September 10, 2021 at 3:00pm

One event on September 11, 2021 at 3:00pm

One event on September 24, 2021 at 3:00pm

One event on September 25, 2021 at 3:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States

Ever wanted to feed pigs or goats or chickens or other farm animals? Join us to help farm staff feed our resident farm animals. Families and young farmers will get up close to the farm animals and learn what each…

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Backwater Bonfire

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on August 28, 2021 at 7:00pm

One event on September 25, 2021 at 7:00pm

Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

A lot of our critters come out at night, mammals, amphibians, insects, and even some birds. Let’s hang out around the bonfire and learn about some of our nocturnal animals. Fun for all ages! Time: 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.…

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Fall Colors Hike and Painting

September 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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Explore the Woodland Trail on a color-focused, one-mile guided hike on gravel and cement trails. We will examine fall leaves and collect some to use as inspiration for a colorful piece of watercolor art. All art supplies will be provided.…

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Autumn Equinox Hike

September 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

The lush greens of summer are beginning to transition to vibrant hues of red, orange, and yellow. Flowers are starting to seed, and migratory birds are heading to their winter grounds. These changes can only mean one thing… autumn has…

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LENS CAP

September 26 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

LENS CAP – the Lake Erie Nature Society for Cameras and Photography – meets six times a year.  This month is a “back to basics approach” as we review basic camera settings and composition.  Be sure to bring your camera…

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Homeschool: Autumn Adventure

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States

It’s fall! The season of colorful leaves, crisp air and the year’s final fruit crops. Students will take a hike to identify common local trees, make a leaf collection booklet, discover what makes a food chain, hear the history of…

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Charter Hayrides

September 29 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States

Summer is a beautiful time to get your family or group together to visit the Farm Center and enjoy a horse-drawn hayride. Take a ride along our wooded trails with views of the Huron River. After your ride, visit the…

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Charter Hayrides

September 29 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States

Summer is a beautiful time to get your family or group together to visit the Farm Center and enjoy a horse-drawn hayride. Take a ride along our wooded trails with views of the Huron River. After your ride, visit the…

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Charter Hayrides

September 29 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States

Summer is a beautiful time to get your family or group together to visit the Farm Center and enjoy a horse-drawn hayride. Take a ride along our wooded trails with views of the Huron River. After your ride, visit the…

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Charter Hayrides

September 29 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States

Summer is a beautiful time to get your family or group together to visit the Farm Center and enjoy a horse-drawn hayride. Take a ride along our wooded trails with views of the Huron River. After your ride, visit the…

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