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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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April 2018

Earth Day Clean-Up – Lake Erie – FULL

April 21 @ 10:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Celebrate Earth Day at Lake Erie 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.  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. Meet at the Lake Erie Wave Pool

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Tech Trek 5K – Lake Erie Metropark

April 28
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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This 5K event will help Chapman Elementary in the Gibraltar School District raise funds to further their technology initiatives. View their website for more information and registration. http://www.techtrek5k.com/

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They’re Back: Birding Adventure Part I

April 28 @ 10:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Migrating songbirds from the tropics pour into southeastern Michigan during the spring months. Join us as we explore the park looking for our well-travelled feathered friends! If you have binoculars, please bring them. If you don’t, you can borrow some of ours! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Museum Miscellaneous

April 29 @ 2:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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The Marshlands Museum has over 2,000 items in its collection! This program 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 pre-register, (734) 379-5020.

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May 2018

Coffee Club

May 5 @ 7:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Start your Saturday morning with a hike on our nature trail. Enjoy coffee and donuts afterwards as we chat about what we saw on the hike. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Snapping Turtle Tales

May 5 @ 10:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Sometimes fact is stranger than fiction. Hear the myths and truths about one of our most misunderstood local reptile, the snapping turtle. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Frog Focus

May 6 @ 2:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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There are a lot of frogs out there and it’s time to get to know them – really know them. Join us for a fun and educational look at the creatures of “frogdom” including identification, calling, tadpoles, and an outdoor frog “hunt.” Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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They’re Back: Birding Adventure Part II

May 12
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Migrating songbirds from the tropics pour into southeastern Michigan during the spring months. Join us as we explore the park looking for our well-travelled feathered friends! If you have binoculars, please bring them. If you don’t, you can borrow some of ours! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Mother’s Day Wildflower Walk

May 13 @ 10:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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What mother doesn't love flowers? Treat your mom to a guided hike as we learn the stories, myths and strange facts behind some of our most beautiful spring wildflowers. This program is free for moms! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Spring Wildflower Walk

May 19 @ 10:00 am
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 some of nature’s gems and discover some of the ways they make our lives better. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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LENS CAP

May 20 @ 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. During our classroom explorations, we'll be investigating photography from top to bottom. Contests, photo shares, guest speakers and other photo fun are all possible. Come on down and get inspired! Please pre-register, (734) 379-5020.

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Birds Out-n-About

May 26 @ 10:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Join us as we explore the park looking for our well-travelled feathered friends! If you have binoculars, please bring them. If you don’t, you can borrow some of ours! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Golfing Under the Stars – Lake Erie Golf Course

May 26 @ 9:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 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 and prizes. Please preregister online or by calling, (734) 379-0048.

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June 2018

Coffee Club

June 2 @ 7:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Start your Saturday morning with a hike on our nature trail. Enjoy coffee and donuts afterwards as we chat about what we saw on the hike. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Field of Dreams Meadow Walk

June 9
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Our marshes aren’t the only awesome places to visit at Lake Erie Metropark, we also have a beautiful meadow. Join us for a casual stroll through the meadow! You never know what we’ll find this time of year! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Alien Invasions

June 16 @ 10:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Whether introduced intentionally or accidentally, plant and animal species that do not occur naturally in our area are referred to as “alien species.” Discover some these “aliens” and learn about their impact on our native plants, animals, and even us. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Father’s Day: Spiders and Snakes

June 17 @ 2:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Spiders and snakes -what is there not to like?  We'll investigate their lifeways as we check out these misunderstood animals up close and personal.  Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Backyard Edibles

June 23 @ 10:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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You may be surprised at the variety of edible plants right in your own backyard. Join us and expand your palate with some yummy new recipes. There will be samples of regionally foraged items available to try! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Parent-Child Scramble – Lake Erie Golf Course

June 24 @ 2:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 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, (734) 379-0048.

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Museum Miscellaneous

June 30 @ 2:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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The Marshlands Museum has over 2,000 items in its collection!  This program 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 pre-register, (734) 379-5020.

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July 2018

Fireworks – Lake Erie Metropark

July 1
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 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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Movie Adventure Day Camp

July 12 - July 13
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Join us for a two-day camp as we use popular children and action movies of the last year for our programming inspiration. Games and crafts are all part of the fun. Ages 6-12. Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Wetland Adventures Camp

July 19 - July 20
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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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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August 2018

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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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

Graveyard Golf – Lake Erie Golf Course

September 22 @ 6:00 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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