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June 2017

Canoe Tours

June 3
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Join us for our opening weekend of canoe tours as we explore the gorgeous backwaters of the Huron River aboard our 34' replica of a historic voyageur canoe!

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Tadpoles

June 3 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Tadpoles is a nature series for children ages 2-5. Each month features a different nature-related theme.

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Explorer’s Club

June 3 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Explorer's Club is a nature series for children ages 6 and up. Each month features a different nature-related theme.

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Canoe Tours

June 10
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Join us for our opening weekend of canoe tours as we explore the gorgeous backwaters of the Huron River aboard our 34' replica of a historic voyageur canoe!

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I Found a Baby Animal, What Do I Do?

June 10 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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The Oakwoods Nature Center receives numerous calls each spring from concerned folks who have “found an abandoned baby animal.” Let’s take a look at what animals you are most likely to encounter, and what to do if you find a lost or injured critter.

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Night Hike & Bonfire

June 10 @ 7:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Join us for a walk through the evening woods in search of critters out-and-about. Then relax around the bonfire for some casual nature talk.

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Time Out for Turtles

June 17 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Get up-close-and-personal with some of our reptilian residents, the turtles. Discover some of the species that live in the Huron River, and what makes turtles so special.

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Oakwoods Nature Camp – Summer Camp

June 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Kids ages 8 – 14 will love this camp that focuses on the plants and animals of Oakwoods Metropark. From fields and prairies to deer and rabbits, we will cover it all during this awesome two-day camp. So, dress for the weather, pack your lunch, and join us for Oakwoods Nature Camp.

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Oakwoods Nature Camp – Summer Camp

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on June 22, 2017 at 10:00am

Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Kids ages 8 – 14 will love this camp that focuses on the plants and animals of Oakwoods Metropark. From fields and prairies to deer and rabbits, we will cover it all during this awesome two-day camp. So, dress for the weather, pack your lunch, and join us for Oakwoods Nature Camp.

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Canoe Tours

June 24
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Join us for our opening weekend of canoe tours as we explore the gorgeous backwaters of the Huron River aboard our 34' replica of a historic voyageur canoe!

Find out more »
July 2017

Tadpoles

July 1 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Tadpoles is a nature series for children ages 2-5. Each month features a different nature-related theme. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Explorer’s Club

July 1 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Explorer's Club is a nature series for children ages 6 and up. Each month features a different nature-related theme. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Animal I.D.: Eastern Fox Snake

July 8 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Bring the family out for an in-depth look at some of our local wildlife. Each month we will focus on a different critter. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Nature Art Camp

July 13 - July 14
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Capture the beauty of the natural world through journaling, crafting and more. We will be using art to make natural keepsakes and lasting memories. Ages 8-14. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Predator/Prey: Who Will Survive?

July 15 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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It’s a dog-eat-dog, hawk-eat-mouse, bat-eat-moth world out there. Discover how the strongest survive and how all critters have special traits that help them in battle. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Woodland Fairy Adventure Days

July 19 - July 21
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Magical beings have been turning up at Oakwoods for some time now. They have revealed themselves to me, and I have learned much about them. Fairies, Sprites, and now even the Gnomes are all calling these woods their home. During this camp you will learn all about them and maybe even get a rare glimpse of one. Searching for their doors is just part of this magical camp, you’ll be making your very own Fairy Door, Fairy Lantern and other Fairy keepsakes to take some magic home with you as well. Ages 6-12. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Canoe Tours

July 22
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Join us for our canoe tours as we explore the gorgeous backwaters of the Huron River aboard our 34' replica of a historic voyageur canoe! Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Reptiles and Amphibians

July 22 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Slimy, scaly, slithery fun is sure to be had by all during this hands-on look at some of our most unique animals, the reptiles and amphibians. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Nature Photography Camp for Kids

July 27 - July 28
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Whether using a small digital camera or a cell phone, kids love taking pictures out in nature. This camp is designed to let your kids explore the outdoors while learning tips to help them take pictures that will help them make lasting memories of what they discover. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Apocalyptic Survival Camp: Walker Woods

July 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Are you a survivor? Are you prepared for a Zombie Apocalypse? Learn the ins and outs of prepping and what to do when the dead rise! Advanced preparation is crucial. After an indoor presentation, you can put your skills to the test as we head to the woods to see if you have what it takes to survive. Not recommended for children under 13. All minors must be accompanied by an adult. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Time with Toddlers Week

July 31 - August 4
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Let your child spend time learning about the natural world during this fun, interactive time together. Each day will include nature lessons, music and motion, snack time, crafts, stories and time outdoors. Parents are required to sit back, relax, and watch their child smile!! Designed for children ages 2 – 5 years old. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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August 2017

Woodland Fairy Adventure Days

August 2 - August 4
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Magical beings have been turning up at Oakwoods for some time now. They have revealed themselves to me, and I have learned much about them. Fairies, Sprites, and now even the Gnomes are all calling these woods their home. During this camp you will learn all about them and maybe even get a rare glimpse of one. Searching for their doors is just part of this magical camp, you’ll be making your very own Fairy Door, Fairy Lantern and other Fairy keepsakes to take some magic home with you as well. Ages 6-12. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Tadpoles

August 5 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Tadpoles is a nature series for children ages 2-5. Each month features a different nature-related theme. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Explorer’s Club

August 5 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Explorer's Club is a nature series for children ages 6 and up. Each month features a different nature-related theme. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Butterfly Hike

August 5 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Join us as we hit the Butterfly Viewing Trail in search of some of our beautiful winged wonders. Discover which plants entice the butterflies to the area and why this trail is a designated Monarch Waystation. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Treasure Seekers Adventure Camp

August 10 - August 11
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Learning the lay of the land and all that it has to offer will help us decipher the secret map of the Oakwoods buried treasure. We’ll be spending lots of time outdoors searching for clues, and hopefully digging up treasure, so be sure to dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed toe shoes. Ages: 8 – 14. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Oakwoods Pirate Canoe Tours

August 12
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Join us for a trip to the times of Blackbeard, for a fun look at the lives of some swash-buckling seafarers. Dubloons, swords, and songs of the sea will highlight this exciting canoe ride. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Animal I.D.: Red-tailed Hawk

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Bring the family out for an in-depth look at some of our local wildlife. Each month we will focus on a different critter. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Catchin’ Critters Camp

August 17 - August 18
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Catchin' Critters is the name of the game for this three-day camp at Oakwoods Metropark. Whether they’re smooth and slimy, small and scaly, quick and furry or covered in chitinous exoskeletons, we’ll be trying to catch them in the woods, ponds, and wetlands at our park. Ages: 8 – 14. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Birding by Canoe Tours

August 19
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Bring the family out for an in-depth look at some of our local wildlife. Each month we will focus on a different critter. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Mysteries of the Monarch

August 26 @ 2:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Learn about these awesome creatures and their remarkable life cycle; then head to the Butterfly Viewing Trail in search of Monarchs. Discover why our trail area is labeled a Monarch Waystation. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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September 2017

Tadpoles

September 2 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Tadpoles is a nature series for children ages 2-5. Each month features a different nature-related theme. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Explorer’s Club

September 2 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Explorer's Club is a nature series for children ages 6 and up. Each month features a different nature-related theme. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Canoe Tours

September 9
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Join us for our canoe tours as we explore the gorgeous backwaters of the Huron River aboard our 34' replica of a historic voyageur canoe! Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Animal I.D.: Eastern Box Turtle

September 9 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Bring the family out for an in-depth look at some of our local wildlife. Each month we will focus on a different critter. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Aquatic Mammals of the Huron River

September 16 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Learn a bit about which mammals call the Huron River their home; then hit the trail in search for some of these elusive animals. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Autumn Equinox: Legends and Lore

September 23 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Learn about the myths and cultural folklore surrounding the Autumnal Equinox. Make a special keepsake to take home. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Connecting Children with Nature: Workshop for Parents

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Learn about the myths and cultural folklore surrounding the Autumnal Equinox. Make a special keepsake to take home. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Predators Among Us: Evening Bonfire

September 23 @ 7:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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The predators of Michigan are the focus of this night. Cozy in around the glow of the bonfire as we listen for their presence and learn about the hunters that roam our state. If we’re lucky we may hear the hoot of an owl or even the call of the coyotes as they gather for the night. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Fall Festival

September 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Fall-themed programs, crafts, hayrides, and canoe tours; along with groups and music will highlight this celebration of autumn. Cider pressing, leaf printing and more will also be available. Did we mention cider and donuts?? Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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October 2017

Tadpoles

October 7 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Tadpoles is a nature series for children ages 2-5. Each month features a different nature-related theme. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Explorer’s Club

October 7 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Explorer's Club is a nature series for children ages 6 and up. Each month features a different nature-related theme. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Animal I.D.: Great Horned Owl

October 14 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Bring the family out for an in-depth look at some of our local wildlife. Each month we will focus on a different critter. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Evening Lantern Tours

October 20
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Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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After a hayride, a lantern-bearing guide will lead you through the dark, pumpkin-lit woods to encounter various characters and uncanny situations. This tour showcases Michigan’s legends and local history. Advance ticket purchase only, (734) 782-3956.

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Evening Lantern Tours

October 21
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Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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After a hayride, a lantern-bearing guide will lead you through the dark, pumpkin-lit woods to encounter various characters and uncanny situations. This tour showcases Michigan’s legends and local history. Advance ticket purchase only, (734) 782-3956.

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Kids, Candy & Characters

October 21 @ 1:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Enjoy an indoor program on Halloween history, followed by an Interpreter-led hike through the woods to meet some interesting characters and get a head start on your Halloween candy collection. Kids (and adults) are encouraged to wear their costumes. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Evening Lantern Tours

October 27
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Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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After a hayride, a lantern-bearing guide will lead you through the dark, pumpkin-lit woods to encounter various characters and uncanny situations. This tour showcases Michigan’s legends and local history. Advance ticket purchase only, (734) 782-3956.

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Evening Lantern Tours

October 28
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One event on an unspecified date at 12:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 12:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 12:00am

Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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After a hayride, a lantern-bearing guide will lead you through the dark, pumpkin-lit woods to encounter various characters and uncanny situations. This tour showcases Michigan’s legends and local history. Advance ticket purchase only, (734) 782-3956.

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November 2017

Tadpoles

November 4 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Tadpoles is a nature series for children ages 2-5. Each month features a different nature-related theme. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Explorer’s Club

November 4 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Explorer's Club is a nature series for children ages 6 and up. Each month features a different nature-related theme. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Owl Festival

November 4 @ 6:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Join us as we celebrate everything owl. Owl festival features owl pellet dissection, games, crafts, owl presentations and several owl prowls. Come out for an evening that highlights these awesome nocturnal neighbors. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Animal I.D.: Great Horned Owl

November 11 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Bring the family out for an in-depth look at some of our local wildlife. Each month we will focus on a different critter. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Evening Owl Prowls

November 11 @ 6:00 pm
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Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Learn about the habits and habitats of these extraordinary birds. After an indoor presentation, we’ll head out on the trails and see if we can lure in a Screech Owl or two with recorded calls! Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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The Beaver: Nature’s Engineers

November 18 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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This once abundant mammal in our area is slowly making its way back. Evidence of their handy work is evident in many parts of the region. Join us for a look at this industrious critter. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Evening Owl Prowls

November 18 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 6:00pm

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Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Learn about the habits and habitats of these extraordinary birds. After an indoor presentation, we’ll head out on the trails and see if we can lure in a Screech Owl or two with recorded calls! Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Evening Owl Prowls

November 25 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 6:00pm

One event on an unspecified date at 6:00pm

Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Learn about the habits and habitats of these extraordinary birds. After an indoor presentation, we’ll head out on the trails and see if we can lure in a Screech Owl or two with recorded calls! Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

Find out more »
December 2017

Tadpoles

December 2 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Tadpoles is a nature series for children ages 2-5. Each month features a different nature-related theme. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Explorer’s Club

December 2 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Explorer's Club is a nature series for children ages 6 and up. Each month features a different nature-related theme. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Legends of the Oakwoods Fairy Doors

December 2 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Immerse yourself in the whimsical world of the Oakwoods Woodland Fairies. Discover the unique stories that make each of them so special. Then create your very own fairy door to take home. If you have a hot glue gun, please bring it along to ensure there are enough for everyone. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Animal I.D.: Red Fox

December 9 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Immerse yourself in the whimsical world of the Oakwoods Woodland Fairies. Discover the unique stories that make each of them so special. Then create your very own fairy door to take home. If you have a hot glue gun, please bring it along to ensure there are enough for everyone. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Bittersweet Wreaths

December 16 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Join us as we turn an invasive plant into a beautiful decorative wreath to hang on your door just in time for the holidays. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Winter Solstice Walk

December 16 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Learn about the myths and cultural folklore surrounding the Winter Solstice. Make a special keepsake to take home. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Winter Birds

December 30 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Join us for a look at our winter bird buddies. See who is around this time of year, where they came from and how they survive the winter season. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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