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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/

September 2018

Invasive Shrub Removal – Kensington, Disc Golf

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Join our efforts to remove invasive shrubs from the Kensington disc golf course. This is a reoccurring workday, occurring on the last Wednesday of the month. We will meet at the Black Locust Disc Golf Course parking lot (look for the white Metroparks truck and blue flag). Volunteers receive free day entry to the park, just let the toll booth attendant know you are at the park for the volunteer day.

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Invasive Shrub Removal – Kensington Metropark

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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REI is partnering with Michigan DNR, Friends of Island Lake, Huron-Clinton Metroparks, Sierra Club, and Motor City Mountain Biking Association for a volunteer event. All volunteers should meet at 10 AM at Kensington Metropark's East Boat Launch. We will then discuss the projects, break into groups, and travel to our work sites within both Kensington Metropark and Island Lake.

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Tons of Trucks – Martindale Beach

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Construction, Farm, Maintenance, Police, Fire, Educational and many more vehicles on display for the entire family. Food vendors and kids activities too.

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ALS of Michigan Walk

September 30 @ 11:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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2018 marks our 18th year of Walking 'n Rolling for ALS! Join us at our largest fundraiser of the year. What better way to make a difference for our Michigan ALS community than to form a Walk team in honor of your special pALS?  www.alsofmichigan.org

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October 2018

Invasive Shrub Removal – Kensington Metropark

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Join us in removing invasive shrubs, such as Autumn Olive, from Kensington Metropark. We will meet at the Nature Center (look for the Metroparks vehicle and flag). Volunteers receive free day entry to the park, just let the toll booth attendant know you are at the park for a volunteer workday.

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Stormwater Workshop at Kensington Metropark

October 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Join us for our Stormwater Workshop at the Nature Center to offer your thoughts and concerns about the Metroparks’ existing stormwater system and help provide direction for our new Stormwater Management Plan.

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Fun on the Farm: Pumpkins

October 4 @ 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 and it’s all about Pumpkins. We will have a story time, a craft, and an activity. Finish your visit with a tractor-drawn hayride to the pumpkin patch and get a discount on a pumpkin purchase. Ages 2 to 6. 10 a.m.

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Fall Festival

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 7, 2018 at 12:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a fun-filled weekend of harvest-themed activities for the whole family. Tour the farm and view traditional demonstrations, visit with the food and craft vendors of our Festival Market, and be entertained by “Rosco the Clown.” The Kensington Living History Village will be open, showcasing early pioneer skills. Make sure to take a horse-drawn hayride to and from the pumpkin patch to pick out the perfect pumpkins for you and your family. 12 – 4 p.m.

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Pick your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 6 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2018

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall horse-drawn hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkins and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes. Pumpkins and gourds are priced per size. Standard hayride rates apply. 12 - 4 p.m.

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Fab Fall Color Walk

October 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Have a blast with fall color!  Each registered participant will get a t-shirt and a chance to get doused in non-toxic color powder. Walk anytime between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to find the five-color blast stops along a 1.25-mile route. Refreshments available for purchase before and after the walk. Preregister by September 21, to get your choice of T-shirt size. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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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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Fall Festival

October 7 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 7, 2018 at 12:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a fun-filled weekend of harvest-themed activities for the whole family. Tour the farm and view traditional demonstrations, visit with the food and craft vendors of our Festival Market, and be entertained by “Rosco the Clown.” The Kensington Living History Village will be open, showcasing early pioneer skills. Make sure to take a horse-drawn hayride to and from the pumpkin patch to pick out the perfect pumpkins for you and your family. 12 – 4 p.m.

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Pick your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 7 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2018

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall horse-drawn hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkins and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes. Pumpkins and gourds are priced per size. Standard hayride rates apply. 12 - 4 p.m.

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Pick your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 13 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2018

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall horse-drawn hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkins and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes. Pumpkins and gourds are priced per size. Standard hayride rates apply. 12 - 4 p.m.

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Pick your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 14 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2018

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall horse-drawn hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkins and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes. Pumpkins and gourds are priced per size. Standard hayride rates apply. 12 - 4 p.m.

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Pick your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 20 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2018

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall horse-drawn hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkins and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes. Pumpkins and gourds are priced per size. Standard hayride rates apply. 12 - 4 p.m.

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Trick-or-Treat along the Trail

October 20 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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During this evening program, costume clad little ones will experience entertaining and informative stops along the Nature Trails with a Halloween theme. Upon your return to the Nature Center enjoy cider and donuts and fall activities. Program is geared toward younger children. Tours leave at scheduled times. Advance registration is required. Please preregister, (810) 227-8910.

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Pick your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 21 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2018

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall horse-drawn hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkins and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes. Pumpkins and gourds are priced per size. Standard hayride rates apply. 12 - 4 p.m.

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Pumpkin Carving Party

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Get in the Halloween spirit!  Pick out a pumpkin and a design and have fun carving it in our festively-decorated event room. Then enjoy cider and donuts. We’ll party ‘til the pumpkins run out!  Fee covers one pumpkin and refreshments.

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Fun on the Farm: Halloween

October 25 @ 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. It’s time for toddlers to “trick or treat” all around the farm. Play Halloween games and visit a “haunted” barn. Our special spooky party includes an animal parade and you can join in! Costumes are encouraged and appreciated! Ages 2 to 6. 10 a.m.

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Pick your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 27 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2018

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall horse-drawn hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkins and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes. Pumpkins and gourds are priced per size. Standard hayride rates apply. 12 - 4 p.m.

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Pick your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 28 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 28, 2018

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall horse-drawn hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkins and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes. Pumpkins and gourds are priced per size. Standard hayride rates apply. 12 - 4 p.m.

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Zombie Apocalypse Survival

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Will you be ready to head for the wilderness when the zombies attack?  Learn some of the skills you’ll need, such as shelter-building and fire-starting, to outlast this and other survival emergencies. Ages 8 and older. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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November 2018

Chow Time at the Farm

November 3 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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One event on November 17, 2018 at 8:30am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Ever wanted to feed the pigs? Help farm staff to feed the pigs, goats, cows, and more. Young farmers will learn what each animal eats and why. Ages 6 – 15. Space is limited so please call (248) 684-8632 to reserve a spot. 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

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Boy Scout Webelos: Into the Woods

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Scouts can satisfy requirements for one or both electives in one day! Dress for the weather—we will be outdoors rain or shine. Bring a sack lunch if you will be participating in both sessions. This elective adventure was formerly Webelos: Forester. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Boy Scout Webelos: Into the Wild

November 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Scouts can satisfy requirements for one or both electives in one day! Dress for the weather—we will be outdoors rain or shine. Bring a sack lunch if you will be participating in both sessions. This elective adventure was formerly Webelos: Naturalist. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Boy Scout Webelos: Castaway

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Scouts can satisfy requirements for one or both electives in one day! Dress for the weather—we will be outdoors rain or shine. Bring a sack lunch if you will be participating in both sessions. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Boy Scout Webelos: Earth Rocks

November 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Scouts can satisfy requirements for one or both electives in one day! Dress for the weather—we will be outdoors rain or shine. Bring a sack lunch if you will be participating in both sessions. This elective adventure was formerly Webelos: Geologist. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Chow Time at the Farm

November 17 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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One event on November 17, 2018 at 8:30am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Ever wanted to feed the pigs? Help farm staff to feed the pigs, goats, cows, and more. Young farmers will learn what each animal eats and why. Ages 6 – 15. Space is limited so please call (248) 684-8632 to reserve a spot. 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

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Chickadee Chow Down

November 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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In winter, a variety of songbirds will take seeds from your hands. Learn about common winter birds inside and then take short walk along the nature trails and we’ll see how many we can find. All ages. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Black Friday Full Moon Walk

November 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy some moon facts and folklore as we search for nocturnal wildlife. Dress for the weather. Ages 8 and older. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Chickadee Chow Down

November 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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In winter, a variety of songbirds will take seeds from your hands. Learn about common winter birds inside and then take short walk along the nature trails and we’ll see how many we can find. All ages. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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December 2018

Chow Time at the Farm

December 8 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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One event on December 22, 2018 at 8:30am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Ever wanted to feed the pigs? Help farm staff to feed the pigs, goats, cows, and more. Young farmers will learn what each animal eats and why. Ages 6 – 15. Space is limited so please call (248) 684-8632 to reserve a spot. 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m

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S’mores and Santa

December 8 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Visit with Santa, make s’mores around the campfire, drink hot chocolate, hear a story and create some crafts. Program is geared toward small children. Advanced ticket sales at the Kensington Metropark Office. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Snacks with Santa

December 9
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One event on December 15, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 12:00am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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A holiday season tradition at the Farm! Each visit includes a horse-drawn hayride or sleigh ride, a holiday sing-a-long, (complete with cozy blankets, song sheets, and jingle bells), snacks, (fruit, cookies, juice, hot cocoa, and coffee), and most importantly, a visit with Santa by the Christmas Tree! *Tickets are only available in advance at the Park Office, and can be purchased over the phone or in person. Call the Park Office at (810) 227-8910 for ticket sales and info. Once on sale, tickets go fast! Please preregister.

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Snacks with Santa

December 15
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One event on December 15, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 12:00am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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A holiday season tradition at the Farm! Each visit includes a horse-drawn hayride or sleigh ride, a holiday sing-a-long, (complete with cozy blankets, song sheets, and jingle bells), snacks, (fruit, cookies, juice, hot cocoa, and coffee), and most importantly, a visit with Santa by the Christmas Tree! *Tickets are only available in advance at the Park Office, and can be purchased over the phone or in person. Call the Park Office at (810) 227-8910 for ticket sales and info. Once on sale, tickets go fast! Please preregister.

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Chickadee Chow Down

December 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on December 16, 2018 at 1:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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In winter, a variety of songbirds will take seeds from your hands. Learn about common winter birds inside and then take short walk along the nature trails and we’ll see how many we can find. All ages. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Snacks with Santa

December 16
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One event on December 15, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on December 16, 2018 at 12:00am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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A holiday season tradition at the Farm! Each visit includes a horse-drawn hayride or sleigh ride, a holiday sing-a-long, (complete with cozy blankets, song sheets, and jingle bells), snacks, (fruit, cookies, juice, hot cocoa, and coffee), and most importantly, a visit with Santa by the Christmas Tree! *Tickets are only available in advance at the Park Office, and can be purchased over the phone or in person. Call the Park Office at (810) 227-8910 for ticket sales and info. Once on sale, tickets go fast! Please preregister.

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Chickadee Chow Down

December 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on December 16, 2018 at 1:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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In winter, a variety of songbirds will take seeds from your hands. Learn about common winter birds inside and then take short walk along the nature trails and we’ll see how many we can find. All ages. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Chow Time at the Farm

December 22 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am
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One event on December 22, 2018 at 8:30am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Ever wanted to feed the pigs? Help farm staff to feed the pigs, goats, cows, and more. Young farmers will learn what each animal eats and why. Ages 6 – 15. Space is limited so please call (248) 684-8632 to reserve a spot. 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m

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Winter Solstice Full Moon Walk

December 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy some moon facts and folklore as we search for nocturnal wildlife. Ages 8 and older. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Chickadee Chow Down

December 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on December 30, 2018 at 1:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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In winter, a variety of songbirds will take seeds from your hands. Learn about common winter birds inside and then take short walk along the nature trails and we’ll see how many we can find. All ages. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Chickadee Chow Down

December 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on December 30, 2018 at 1:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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In winter, a variety of songbirds will take seeds from your hands. Learn about common winter birds inside and then take short walk along the nature trails and we’ll see how many we can find. All ages. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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