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Lake Erie Metropark

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32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
(734) 379-5020 http://www.metroparks.com/parks/lake-erie-metropark/

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July 2018

Marshland Dragons

July 22 @ 2:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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They eat mosquitoes, fly better than helicopters and even migrate for the winter. Welcome to the world of dragonflies!  Join us for a closer look at these fascinating insects.  Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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What Does That Tree Do for Me

July 28 @ 10:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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They eat mosquitoes, fly better than helicopters and even migrate for the winter. Welcome to the world of dragonflies!  Join us for a closer look at these fascinating insects.  Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Day and Night Scramble – Lake Erie Golf Course

July 28 @ 4:30 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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18-hole four-person scramble. Golfers will play 9-holes in the early evening, pause for dinner and go out on the course for 9-holes of glow golf. Entry fee includes 18-holes of golf, dinner, 2 glow balls and prizes.  We will also have a cart decoration contest! Please preregister online or by calling, (734) 379-0048.

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LENS CAP

July 29 @ 2:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Come on out for LENS CAP, the Lake Erie Nature Society for Cameras and Photography. We are looking to explore photography from top to bottom. Get inspired and make a picture! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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August 2018

Lots of Lovely Lotus

August 4
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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The American Lotus is one of the rarest flowers in the state of Michigan but you wouldn’t know it by visiting the shorelines of Lake Erie Metropark!  We’ll take a short walk to the shoreline were we’ll investigate the biology and history of this wonderful flower. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Coffee Club

August 4 @ 7:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Donuts, coffee and a nature walk.  What a great way to start your weekend! Join us! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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War of 1812 Chronicles

August 5 @ 2:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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While not the most famous war in American history, the War of 1812 had a huge impact on this fledgling nation and world history. Join us for an introductory view of the war, its local connections and its outcomes. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Crazy for Cattails

August 11 @ 10:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Learn why the cattail is the coolest plant in the marsh and its many uses for man and animal. Cattails as a food source and as a bush-craft will be examined. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Michigan Bat Hike

August 11 @ 8:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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It’s a rodent, it’s a bird, IT’S A BAT! Learn what makes bats special and understand misconceptions surrounding these creatures of the night. Join us for an interpretive program and hike as we explore and try to observe one of Michigan’s most interesting animals. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Interesting Insects

August 12 @ 2:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Discover the unique adaptations of insects and learn how they help these awesome creatures survive in their habitat. Grab a net, an ID book, and let’s head outside to see what insects we can catch in the park. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Wetland Adventures Camp

August 16 - August 17
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Grab your muck boots and your binoculars and immerse yourself in the wonderful world of wetlands. This exciting, hands-on camp is designed to give kids an up-close and personal look at the plants and animals that make up our very important wetlands. Ages 8 – 14 y.o. Please preregister at  (734) 379-5020.

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Summer Wildflower Hike

August 18
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Wildflowers aren’t just for show.  Sure, they look good, but there is more to them than meets the eye.  Join us as we take a closer look at nature’s gems and discover some of the ways they make our lives better. You’ll be a pro at identifying some of our common flowers by the end of our walk. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Talking about Osprey

August 25
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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In the not-so-distant past, Osprey were approaching extinction in North America.  Now, they can be found throughout southeast Michigan.  Join us as we check out the Osprey up close and personal.   We’ll conclude with a short drive through the park with hopes of finding a few. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Full Sturgeon Moon Hike & Bonfire

August 25 @ 8:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Enjoy a nice, evening hike and discover why the Native Americans referred to the full moon in August as the “Full Sturgeon Moon.” Then, relax around the bonfire for some more fun. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Museum Miscellaneous

August 26 @ 2:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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The Marshlands Museum has over two thousands items in its collection.  Guided by an interpreter, this program series gives visitors a chance to investigate in detail some of the rarely seen items from the backroom.  If you have ever wondered what we have, now is your chance! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Lake Erie Senior Masters – Lake Erie Golf Course

August 27 @ 9:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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This event is open to any golfers ages 55 and older. There will be 3 divisions: Men’s, Women’s and Mixed Doubles. Entry fee includes 18-holes with a cart, lunch and prizes. Please preregister online or by calling, (734) 379-0048.

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September 2018

Pesky Plants

September 1
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Donuts, coffee and a nature walk.  What a great way to start your weekend! Join us! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Coffee Club

September 1 @ 7:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Donuts, coffee and a nature walk.  What a great way to start your weekend! Join us! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Marsh Meander

September 2
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Take a leisurely walk along the boardwalks overlooking our marshes as we search for critters scaly, slimy, furred, and feathered. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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100 Years For the Birds

September 8
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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The year 2018 is the “Year of the Bird,” marking the centennial of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Join nature lovers around the world celebrating this milestone. Learn why birds are important and what you can do to protect them today and for the next 100 years. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Animal Forensics

September 9 @ 2:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Detectives needed! Put your identification skills to the test and help us investigate different sites along the trails in the park. We will look for clues and gather evidence to determine what animal was present at each site. Join us as we identify our findings during this fun-filled, forensics program. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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HAWKFEST Kick-off

September 14 @ 6:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Detectives needed! Put your identification skills to the test and help us investigate different sites along the trails in the park. We will look for clues and gather evidence to determine what animal was present at each site. Join us as we identify our findings during this fun-filled, forensics program. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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HAWKFEST

September 15 - September 16
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Detectives needed! Put your identification skills to the test and help us investigate different sites along the trails in the park. We will look for clues and gather evidence to determine what animal was present at each site. Join us as we identify our findings during this fun-filled, forensics program. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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RAPTOR I.D. 1-2-3

September 22 @ 10:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Miss HAWKFEST? Want to reinforce what you have already learned? Join us for raptor identification made simple. We will begin the day in the Museum looking at some easy ways to get you on the right track when it comes to identifying birds of prey in flight. Next, we will head out on a hike to the Detroit River Hawk Watch site in hopes of spotting some of these majestic, migratory birds and to test your newly learned skills. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Museum Roadshow

September 23 @ 2:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Bring in your unusual items (like antiques, or “whats-its”) and Museum Staff will do their best to answer your questions. Items will be “appraised” for their historical and interest value. Sorry, no monetary values will be given.  After all, history is priceless. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Signs of Autumn Hike

September 29
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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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 starting to head back south. These changes can only mean one thing… autumn is near. Join us to observe the changes of seasons in the park! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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LENS CAP

September 30 @ 2:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Come on out for LENS CAP, the Lake Erie Nature Society for Cameras and Photography. We are looking to explore photography from top to bottom. Get inspired and make a picture! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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October 2018

Graveyard Golf – Lake Erie Golf Course

October 13 @ 6:30 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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The thrills start at 6:00 p.m. for this 9-hole glow golf event. We will have a costume contest, food and drink specials and other spooky fun. Tee off will be at dusk and Halloween costumes are encouraged. Entry fee includes 9-holes of glow golf, two glow balls, dinner and prizes. Please preregister online or by calling, (734) 379-0048.

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