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Kensington Metropark

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4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
(810) 227-8910 http://www.metroparks.com/parks/kensington-metropark/

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April 2018

Spring Festival

April 21 - April 22
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a fun-filled weekend of activities for the whole family. This two-day event centers on shearing the farm’s flock of sheep, touring the farm to see our spring babies, take a hayride (public rates apply) and be entertained by Rosco the Clown! The Living History Village will be open, showcasing early pioneer skills, as well as other family-friendly demonstrations and activities!

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Boy Scout Wolf Scouts: Paws on the Path

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Practice planning a safe hike before setting off on the trails to see the sights. Plan on being both indoors and outdoors. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Natural Resources Volunteer Day – Kensington Metropark

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Volunteers are an essential part in our fight against invasive species and in our work to restore and conserve our natural areas. Your help allows the Metroparks to protect unique ecosystems that will be enjoyed for generations to come.

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Earth Day Clean-Up – Kensington

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Celebrate Earth Day at Kensington Metropark! Join us for a clean-up effort to maintain our recreation and education areas, as well as preserve our natural resources. All are welcome to volunteer and will receive snacks and water. Girl Scouts will have the opportunity to earn a Fun Patch. Volunteers should dress for the weather and bring a pair of work gloves.  Register at metroparks.com/earth

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Boy Scout Bear Scouts: Furs, Feathers, and Ferns

April 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Go on a hike to look for animals and examine plants up close. Meet a few of nature’s composters. Learn about endangered species and extinction. Plan on being both indoors and outdoors. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Natural Resources Volunteer Day – Kensington Metropark

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Volunteers are an essential part in our fight against invasive species and in our work to restore and conserve our natural areas. Your help allows the Metroparks to protect unique ecosystems that will be enjoyed for generations to come.

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Chow Time Jr.

April 28 @ 9:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Join us to feed our pigs, goats, cows, and more! Young farmers will learn what different animals eat and why. Ages 8 to 15. Space is limited so please call (248) 684-8632 to reserve a spot.

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Herons, Cranes, and Other Leggy Birds

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Delve into the life cycles and physical adaptations of herons and cranes.  You will then hit the trail for a guided hike to the nearby heron rookery to see these incredible birds in nature. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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May 2018

Chow Time at the Farm

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Join us to feed our pigs, goats, cows, and more! Young farmers will learn what different animals eat and why. Ages 8 to 15. Space is limited so please call (248) 684-8632 to reserve a spot.

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Mother’s Day Giftaganza

May 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Not sure what to buy for Mother’s Day? Forget the mall and come out to Kensington and make her a nature themed gift! Your gift will be one of a kind, creating the perfect gift for your favorite mom. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Natural Resources Volunteer Day – Kensington Metropark

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Volunteers are an essential part in our fight against invasive species and in our work to restore and conserve our natural areas. Your help allows the Metroparks to protect unique ecosystems that will be enjoyed for generations to come.

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Fun on the Farm: Donkeys

May 10 @ 10:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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This program is especially for the little ones! We will have a story time, a craft, and an activity. Children will enjoy visiting our donkeys, and our donkeys will enjoy visiting with them. Ages 2 to 6 no preregistration required.

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Men’s House League – Kensington Golf Course

May 10 @ 5:30 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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The format will be a 9-hole, two-man net best ball, points race.  Each team will compete against their entire flight in a points race.  The team(s) who acquires the most points throughout the season will be awarded prizes. There will also be a $10 weekly closest to the pin contest. The league runs 14 weeks on Thursdays nights May 10 - August 16, with no league July 5. Entry fees include 14 weeks of golf and cart, a complimentary 18-hole voucher and prizes. Please preregister online or by calling, (810) 227-8916.

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Owl Prowl

May 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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This indoor program will introduce you to the common owls of our area. Learn what owls are in our area, how they live and more. You’ll also enjoy an evening stroll to search for nocturnal animals under the stars. Ages 8 and up. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Chow Time at the Farm

May 19 @ 9:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Join us to feed our pigs, goats, cows, and more! Young farmers will learn what different animals eat and why. Ages 8 to 15. Space is limited so please call (248) 684-8632 to reserve a spot.

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Native Plant Sale

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 20, 2018 at 10:00am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Get your yard and garden ready for the season with native plants, trees and shrubs. All plants for sale are Michigan natives. New this year: Join in on one of the guided wildflower walks to get ideas for your own garden

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Bat Night Hike

May 19 @ 8:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Go batty with this short evening walk. Learn to discover and identify our resident bats. Plan on being both indoors and outdoors. Ages 6 and up. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Native Plant Sale

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on May 20, 2018 at 10:00am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Get your yard and garden ready for the season with native plants, trees and shrubs. All plants for sale are Michigan natives. New this year: Join in on one of the guided wildflower walks to get ideas for your own garden

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Fun on the Farm: Goats

May 24 @ 10:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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This program is especially for the little ones! We will have a story time, a craft and an activity. Children will get to meet the stars of our goat herd, from the silly to stubborn, but none of them gruff! Ages 2 – 6.

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Kensington Metropark Art Fair

May 26 - May 28
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Welcome to Michigan's newest art fair. A boutique juried fair along the lake at Kensington Metropark. Ninety-five juried artists from across the country with amazing artwork in every price range.

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June 2018

Chow Time at the Farm

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Join us to feed our pigs, goats, cows, and more! Young farmers will learn what different animals eat and why. Ages 8 to 15. Space is limited so please call (248) 684-8632 to reserve a spot

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Herons, Cranes, and Other Leggy Birds

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Delve into the life cycles and physical adaptations of herons and cranes. You will then hit the trail for a guided hike to the nearby heron rookery to see these incredible birds in nature. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Natural Resources Volunteer Day – Kensington Metropark

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Volunteers are an essential part in our fight against invasive species and in our work to restore and conserve our natural areas. Your help allows the Metroparks to protect unique ecosystems that will be enjoyed for generations to come.

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Fun on the Farm: Sheep

June 7 @ 10:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Join us to feed our pigs, goats, cows, and more! Young farmers will learn what different animals eat and why. Ages 8 to 15. Space is limited so please call (248) 684-8632 to reserve a spot

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Jogging for Jakey Run/Walk

June 8
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Jogging for Jakey is a race held at Kensington Metropark in order to raise money to purchase the very first handicap swing available at this location. All proceeds will go directly to the funding of the project in memory of Jacob Smotherman. Thank you for racing for a good cause. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Chow Time at the Farm

June 16 @ 9:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Join us to feed our pigs, goats, cows, and more! Young farmers will learn what different animals eat and why. Ages 8 to 15. Space is limited so please call (248) 684-8632 to reserve a spot

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Hidden History Scavenger Hunt

June 16 @ 10:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Have you ever wondered about the secret historic and natural sites throughout the park? Join us to learn the techniques for locating old ruins through a short hike to the Labadie Site. Then, take the skills you acquired to enjoy a scavenger hunt! Participants will be given a self-guided history scavenger hunt throughout the entire park. Own transportation required. All participants who return their completed scavenger hunt by 5pm to the Nature Center will be entered into a drawing for a prize. Guided segment will last approximately an hour. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Dad’s Free Hayrides

June 17 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Spend the day with your incredible dad, on the farm. Visit the animals and then take him for a hayride with you.

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Farm Camp

June 19 - June 22
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Farm Camp offers children four days of memorable experiences and the opportunity to discover the wonders of life on the farm. Each day will offer a new adventure. The camp is very hands-on and provides children with farm experiences that will leave a lasting impression. Campers will participate in daily farm chores, as well as various organized activities. Planned activities may include: fishing, hikes (with goats!), scavenger hunts, crafts such as candle-dipping, pierced tin, and paper mache, barn-raising, rope skills, playing old-fashioned games, milking a cow or goat, and grooming and harnessing draft horses. Space is limited and camp fills up fast! For ages 8 - 13. Please preregister, (248) 684-8632.

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Edible Science Camp

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Science is all around us, especially in the kitchen! We’ll talk about basic kitchen chemistry and participate in some fun experiments. We’ll also investigate the iron in our breakfast cereal, create a masterpiece with paint made from marshmallows, make our own ice cream, and even make a treat to take home. Ages 7 and older. Please specify any food allergies. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Golfing Under the Stars – Kensington Golf Course

June 22 @ 9:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come out and tee it up for this 9-hole night golf event. Space is limited to the first 18 teams. Entry fee includes 9-holes of glow golf, two glow balls, dinner, closest to the pin contest and prizes. Please preregister online or by calling, (810) 227-8916.

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Daring Day for Boys

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Build a survival hut, get lost (and un-lost) in a swamp, make natural noise-makers, learn how to survive a bear attack, how to identify poisonous plants and snakes, and more! Boys will have fun learning real wilderness survival skills. Ages 8 and up. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Daring Day for Girls

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Build a survival hut, get lost (and un-lost) in a swamp, make natural noise-makers, learn how to survive a bear attack, how to identify poisonous plants and snakes, and more!  Girls will have fun learning real wilderness survival skills. Ages 8 and up. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Fireworks – Kensington Metropark

June 29
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Fireworks at the Metroparks is a five county celebration that has been a tradition for years! Our fireworks shows provide a safe and exciting way for the community to celebrate our nation’s birthday, while enjoying the natural beauty of the Metroparks. Each Fireworks display will begin at dusk.

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Summer Festival

June 30 - July 1
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a fun-filled weekend of farm-themed activities for the whole family. Tour the farm and take part in traditional demonstrations and games, visit with the food vendors of our Farm Market, and get your photo taken with Clydedales from Greenwood Farms. The Kensington Living History Village will be open, showcasing early pioneer skills. Take a horse-drawn hayride for an additional cost.

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July 2018

Horse Camp

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Attention all horse lovers! Come join us for a horse themed Farmer for a Day program. Get the full behind the scenes experience with the Farm Center’s six draft horses and our driving program. Come ready for an action-packed day of learning and fun. Space is limited and fills up fast! For ages 10-15. Please preregister, (248) 684-8632.

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Horse Camp Jr

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Attention all junior horse lovers! Come join us for a horse themed Farmer for a Day program. Get the full behind the scenes experience with the Farm Center’s six draft horses and our driving program. Come ready for an action-packed day of learning and fun. Space is limited and fills up fast! For ages 8-10. Please preregister, (248) 684-8632.

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Stand-Up Paddleboard Camp

July 12
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Learn the basic skills and safety of one of the fastest growing paddle sports. Basic techniques of forward stroke, reverse stroke, and turning on the stand-up paddleboard. Safety and self-rescue will be emphasized. Ages 10-16. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917. This program is offered 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 1 p.m – 3 p.m.

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Farmer Jr.

July 13 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 20, 2018 at 12:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Now younger kids get their chance to work at the farm! If your child has the energy and enthusiasm for farm chores, but maybe not the muscle power yet, this is their program! Similar to our popular “Farmer for a Day,” but designed for the capabilities of younger kids. Farmer Jr. has kids work alongside Kensington Farmers to learn about life on the farm: meeting and feeding animals, hauling straw, doing chores and having fun! They will also get a chance to make a tasty farm food such as butter, bread or cider.  Space is limited and days fill up fast! For ages 6-8. Please preregister, (248) 684-8632.

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Michigan Philharmonic – Kensington Metropark

July 14
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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The Michigan Philharmonic at the Metroparks is a spectacular outdoor event where visitors can enjoy the sounds of talented musicians while enjoying the beauty of the Metroparks. Our natural, scenic views married with the beautiful music of the Michigan Philharmonic is a symphony for your senses.

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Farmer for a Day

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 25, 2018 at 10:00am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of animals. Each program includes a chance to meet all of the farm’s animals. Kids will perform hands-on tasks such as feeding and watering animals, mucking stalls, and hauling hay and grain sacks. They will also get a chance to make a tasty farm food such as ice cream, bread, or cider. Space is limited and days fill up fast! For ages 8-15. Please preregister, (248) 684-8632.

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Solar Science Camp

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Have fun with the sun this summer. In this camp, we’ll discover why the sun is so important. We’ll construct a thermal tower, use a solar over to make s’mores, and make some heat-sensitive color-changing slime to take home. Ages 7 and older. Please bring a lunch. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Outdoor Adventure Club: Insect Adventure

July 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Go on a bug hunt! Catch butterflies. Flip over logs and rocks to find the creepy crawlies underneath. A different adventure each week. Sign up for one week of adventure or all four programs for $35. Ages 7 and older. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Farmer Jr.

July 20 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 20, 2018 at 12:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Now younger kids get their chance to work at the farm! If your child has the energy and enthusiasm for farm chores, but maybe not the muscle power yet, this is their program! Similar to our popular “Farmer for a Day,” but designed for the capabilities of younger kids. Farmer Jr. has kids work alongside Kensington Farmers to learn about life on the farm: meeting and feeding animals, hauling straw, doing chores and having fun! They will also get a chance to make a tasty farm food such as butter, bread or cider.  Space is limited and days fill up fast! For ages 6-8. Please preregister, (248) 684-8632.

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Parent-Child Scramble – Kensington Golf Course

July 22 @ 2:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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This fun 9-hole, two-person scramble will have games, prizes and features two divisions: 13 - 18 and 12 and younger. Parents and Grandparents are both welcome to participate with their children/grandchildren. Please preregister online or by calling, (810) 227-8916.

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Nature Art Camp

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Discover art in nature through this camp.  Explore the nature center area and collect items from nature to make amazing sculptures.  Then spend time at the lake while painting an awesome canvas.  While outside, track for animals and then pick your favorite track to make an animals tracks t-shirt.  Canvasses provided, please bring a white t-shirt.  Ages 6 and older. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Farmer for a Day

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 25, 2018 at 10:00am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of animals. Each program includes a chance to meet all of the farm’s animals. Kids will perform hands-on tasks such as feeding and watering animals, mucking stalls, and hauling hay and grain sacks. They will also get a chance to make a tasty farm food such as ice cream, bread, or cider. Space is limited and days fill up fast! For ages 8-15. Please preregister, (248) 684-8632.

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Outdoor Adventure Club: Reptile Adventure

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Meet some of the reptiles and amphibians that make their home at the Kensington Nature Center. Get a behind the scenes look at reptile care and help feed some of the animals. A different adventure each week. Sign up for one week of adventure or all four programs for $35. Ages 7 and older. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Junior Championship – Kensington Golf Course

July 28 @ 2:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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18-hole stroke play for ages 13 - 18. 9-hole stroke play for ages 12 and younger. Each age group will have both a boy’s and a girl’s division. Parents are encouraged to walk the course with their golfers. A spectator fee of $6 will be required. Entry fee includes golf, lunch and prizes. Please preregister online or by calling, (810) 227-8916.

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August 2018

Farmer for a Day

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on August 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on August 29, 2018 at 10:00am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of animals. Each program includes a chance to meet all of the farm’s animals. Kids will perform hands-on tasks such as feeding and watering animals, mucking stalls, and hauling hay and grain sacks. They will also get a chance to make a tasty farm food such as ice cream, bread, or cider. Space is limited and days fill up fast! For ages 8-15. Please preregister, (248) 684-8632.

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Mad Scientist Camp

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Make some noise and make a mess with a variety of fun science experiments. We’ll make things pop, fizz, and explode (safely, of course) while learning about different types of reactions. Ages 8 and older. Please bring a lunch. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Outdoor Adventure Club: Backcountry Adventure

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Hit the trails for a morning of outdoor exploring. Bounce on the bog, crawl in the creek and jump in the mud. Be prepared to get dirty and wet. A different adventure each week. Sign up for one week of adventure or all four programs for $35. Ages 7 and older. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Farmer Jr.

August 3 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 10, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on August 24, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on August 31, 2018 at 12:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Now younger kids get their chance to work at the farm! If your child has the energy and enthusiasm for farm chores, but maybe not the muscle power yet, this is their program! Similar to our popular “Farmer for a Day,” but designed for the capabilities of younger kids. Farmer Jr. has kids work alongside Kensington Farmers to learn about life on the farm: meeting and feeding animals, hauling straw, doing chores and having fun! They will also get a chance to make a tasty farm food such as butter, bread or cider.  Space is limited and days fill up fast! For ages 6-8. Please preregister, (248) 684-8632.

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Daring Day for Girls

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Build a survival hut, get lost (and un-lost) in a swamp, make natural noise-makers, learn how to survive a bear attack, how to identify poisonous plants and snakes, and more!  Girls will have fun learning real wilderness survival skills. Ages 8 and older. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Ladies’ Championship – Kensington Golf Course

August 4 @ 1:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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This 18-hole, stoke play event, is open to all women with a USGA handicap or verifiable league handicap. There will be two divisions: Open and Senior (55+). Entry fee includes 18 holes with a cart, lunch and prizes. Please preregister online or by calling, (810) 227-8916.

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Daring Day for Boys

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Build a survival hut, get lost (and un-lost) in a swamp, make natural noise-makers, learn how to survive a bear attack, how to identify poisonous plants and snakes, and more!  Boys will have fun learning real wilderness survival skills. Ages 8 and older. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Senior Men’s Championship – Kensington Golf Course

August 5 @ 12:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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18-hole stroke play. Golfers must be at least 55 years old and have a USGA handicap or verifiable league handicap. Entry fee includes 18 holes with a cart, lunch and prizes. Please preregister online or by calling, (810) 227-8916.

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Farmer for a Day

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on August 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on August 29, 2018 at 10:00am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of animals. Each program includes a chance to meet all of the farm’s animals. Kids will perform hands-on tasks such as feeding and watering animals, mucking stalls, and hauling hay and grain sacks. They will also get a chance to make a tasty farm food such as ice cream, bread, or cider. Space is limited and days fill up fast! For ages 8-15. Please preregister, (248) 684-8632.

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Farmer Jr.

August 10 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 10, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on August 24, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on August 31, 2018 at 12:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Now younger kids get their chance to work at the farm! If your child has the energy and enthusiasm for farm chores, but maybe not the muscle power yet, this is their program! Similar to our popular “Farmer for a Day,” but designed for the capabilities of younger kids. Farmer Jr. has kids work alongside Kensington Farmers to learn about life on the farm: meeting and feeding animals, hauling straw, doing chores and having fun! They will also get a chance to make a tasty farm food such as butter, bread or cider.  Space is limited and days fill up fast! For ages 6-8. Please preregister, (248) 684-8632.

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Golfing Under the Stars – Kensington Golf Course

August 10 @ 9:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come out and tee it up for this 9-hole night golf event.  Space is limited to the first 18 teams. Entry fee includes 9-holes of glow golf, two glow balls, dinner, closest to the pin contest and prizes. Please preregister online or by calling, (810) 227-8916.

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Men’s Championship – Kensington Golf Course

August 12 @ 12:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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18-hole stroke play. Event is open to all men with a USGA handicap or verifiable league handicap. Entry fee includes 18 holes with a cart, lunch and prizes. Please preregister online or by calling, (810) 227-8916.

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Farmer for a Day

August 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on August 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on August 29, 2018 at 10:00am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of animals. Each program includes a chance to meet all of the farm’s animals. Kids will perform hands-on tasks such as feeding and watering animals, mucking stalls, and hauling hay and grain sacks. They will also get a chance to make a tasty farm food such as ice cream, bread, or cider. Space is limited and days fill up fast! For ages 8-15. Please preregister, (248) 684-8632.

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Pioneer Day

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come spend the day with us learning and performing the skills needed by every pioneer farmer. Practice hands-on skills like hand spinning, barn raising, identifying edible plants, managing draft horses, and more. Learn what it takes to care for farm animals as you go the behind the scenes and assist farm staff in our daily animal care program. Space is limited and fills up fast! For ages 18+. Please preregister, (248) 684-8632.

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Horse Camp

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Attention all horse lovers! Come join us for a horse themed Farmer for a Day program. Get the full behind the scenes experience with the Farm Center’s six draft horses and our driving program. Come ready for an action-packed day of learning and fun. Space is limited and fills up fast! For ages 10-15. Please preregister, (248) 684-8632.

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Farmer Jr.

August 24 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 10, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on August 24, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on August 31, 2018 at 12:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Now younger kids get their chance to work at the farm! If your child has the energy and enthusiasm for farm chores, but maybe not the muscle power yet, this is their program! Similar to our popular “Farmer for a Day,” but designed for the capabilities of younger kids. Farmer Jr. has kids work alongside Kensington Farmers to learn about life on the farm: meeting and feeding animals, hauling straw, doing chores and having fun! They will also get a chance to make a tasty farm food such as butter, bread or cider.  Space is limited and days fill up fast! For ages 6-8. Please preregister, (248) 684-8632.

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Farmer for a Day

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 8, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on August 15, 2018 at 10:00am

One event on August 29, 2018 at 10:00am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of animals. Each program includes a chance to meet all of the farm’s animals. Kids will perform hands-on tasks such as feeding and watering animals, mucking stalls, and hauling hay and grain sacks. They will also get a chance to make a tasty farm food such as ice cream, bread, or cider. Space is limited and days fill up fast! For ages 8-15. Please preregister, (248) 684-8632.

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Farmer Jr.

August 31 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on August 10, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on August 24, 2018 at 12:00pm

One event on August 31, 2018 at 12:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Now younger kids get their chance to work at the farm! If your child has the energy and enthusiasm for farm chores, but maybe not the muscle power yet, this is their program! Similar to our popular “Farmer for a Day,” but designed for the capabilities of younger kids. Farmer Jr. has kids work alongside Kensington Farmers to learn about life on the farm: meeting and feeding animals, hauling straw, doing chores and having fun! They will also get a chance to make a tasty farm food such as butter, bread or cider.  Space is limited and days fill up fast! For ages 6-8. Please preregister, (248) 684-8632.

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September 2018

2nd Annual Charity Golf Classic at Kensington Metropark Golf Course

September 14
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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The Huron-Clinton Metroparks Foundation is pleased to present the 2nd Annual Charity Golf Classic at Kensington Metropark, featuring former Detroit Red Wing, Darren Mccarty and Detroit Red Wings National Anthem singer, Karen Newman.

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October 2018

Superintendent’s Revenge – Kensington Golf Course

October 7 @ 12:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Test your game as Kensington Golf Course will be set up as difficult as possible for this fun, challenging event. Entry fee includes 18-holes with a cart, lunch and prizes. Please preregister online or by calling, (810) 227-8916.

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