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Lake St. Clair Metropark

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31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
(586) 463-4581 http://www.metroparks.com/parks/lake-st-clair-metroparks/

September 2019

Blades ‘n’ Boards Fall Tour

September 21
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Bring your rollerblades and longboards to take a ride through the park. We’ll start at the nature center, then head out to Huron Point. We’ll look for the changing colors of fall and search for wildlife along the way. Ages 10 and up. Please preregister, 586-463-4332. Time: 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.

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Paint like Bob Ross

September 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 21, 2019 at 12:00pm

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Have you always wanted to paint like a famous artist such as Bob Ross? Come and join Ted Simpson, CRI instructor from Natures Brush Studio (NaturesBrushStudio.com) as he walks you through all the steps in painting a new Bob Ross painting each class! No experience is necessary, $60 includes all supplies. Please call the nature center (586) 463-4332 to register. Class is limited to 16, ages 14 and up.

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Get Out and Play Day

September 28 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Wondering what you can do outdoors with your family? Join us at Lake St. Clair Metropark (rain or shine) for lots of ideas and activities to enjoy with your family in the great outdoors. Special activities include wagon rides, a straw bale maze, guided nature hikes, and other nature activities. This program is a cooperative effort among members of the Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures Coalition. All ages. 

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October 2019

Boy Scout Bears: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns

October 5
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Visit the Nature Center and discover some of the animals that live in Michigan. We’ll go for a mile-long hike in search of animals and the signs they leave behind. Meet a Michigan threatened animal up close and explore its habitat. Scouts will fulfill requirements to achieve their Fur, Feathers, and Ferns Adventure. Dress for the weather, rain or shine. No siblings please. Please preregister, 586-463-4332. Time: 10 a.m.& 2 p.m.

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Boy Scout Wolves: Paws on the Path

October 12
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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What are some items you should bring on a hike with you? What do you do before you go on a hike? Visit the nature center to find out what to do before a hike, then we’ll explore the park on this one-mile hike to find birds, insects, and animals. Scouts will fulfill requirements to achieve their Paws on the Path Adventure. Dress for the weather, rain or shine! No siblings please. Please preregister, 586-463-4332 Time: 10 a.m.& 2 p.m.

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Toddler Time: Snakes

October 21 @ 10:00 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Bring your little one out for guided play through music, movement, sensory, and group play. This month is all about snakes- how they move, their colors and patterns, and where they live. Ages 2-3 with parent. Please preregister, 586-463-4332.

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Tots Halloween

October 26 @ 1:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Children will have fun learning about pumpkins and Halloween through stories, activities and crafts. They’ll build a scarecrow as they participate in a story and decorate their own small pumpkin to take home. Snack and cider will be part of the fun. Ages 3-6. Please preregister, 586-463-4332

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November 2019

Boy Scout Tigers: Into the Wild

November 2
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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What are some items you should bring on a hike with you? Visit the nature center to find out what to do before a hike. We’ll meet a couple of the Nature Center animals, then explore the park to find animals and the signs they leave behind. Scouts will fulfill requirements to achieve their Tigers in the Wild Adventure. Dress for the weather, rain or shine! No siblings please. Please preregister, 586-463-4332. Time: 10 a.m.& 2 p.m.

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Owls at Night

November 8 @ 7:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Take a hike through the nature trails to listen for owls. Learn what owls you are hearing and about the owls that call Michigan home. Come out to see if the Great Horned Owls or Screech Owls will call back to us. Ages 10 and up. Please preregister, 586-463-4332

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Boy Scout Webelos: Into the Wild

November 9
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Come out and explore Lake St. Clair Metropark by visiting the Nature Center and take a guided hike along the nature trails. Investigate the wetlands and learn why they are so important for wildlife and humans. Scouts will search for plants, animals and the signs animals leave behind. Scouts will fulfill requirements to achieve their Webelos Into the Wild Adventure. Dress for the weather, rain or shine! No siblings please. Please preregister, 586-463-4332. Time: 10 a.m.& 2 p.m.

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Toddler Time: Fish

November 11 @ 10:00 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Bring your little one out for guided play through music, movement, sensory, and group play. This month is all about fish- where they live, their shapes and colors and how they move. Ages 2-3 with parent. Please preregister, 586-463-4332.

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December 2019

Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus

December 7 @ 1:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Tired of waiting in long lines during the holiday season? No lines here! Join us for this unique event where games are played, crafts are made and snacks are served while you wait your turn to visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Santa’s helpers will take your photos, but you are welcome to bring your personal camera and snap as many photos as you please. Registration opens November 1. All ages. Preregistration required, 586-463-4581.

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Holiday Ornaments from Nature

December 14 @ 10:00 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Visit the Nature Center and make unique holiday ornaments from objects found in nature. Enjoy hot cocoa and music for this laid-back crafter-noon. Ages 6 and up. Please preregister, 586-463-4332.

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Meet the Nature Center Animals

December 27 @ 10:00 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Meet, greet, and watch them eat! Get an up-close and hands-on experience with the Nature Center animals. Expand your knowledge of the turtles, snakes, and frogs of Michigan. All ages. Please preregister, 586-463-4332.

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