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Oakwoods Metropark

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32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
(734) 782-3956 http://www.metroparks.com/parks/oakwoods-metropark/

October 2018

Evening Lantern Tours

October 19
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One event on October 26, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on October 27, 2018 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 pumpkin-lit woods to encounter various characters and uncanny situations. This tour showcases Michigan’s legends and local history. This is not a haunted attraction. Ages 8 and up. Advance ticket purchase only, (734) 782-3956.

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Evening Lantern Tours

October 20
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One event on October 20, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on October 26, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on October 27, 2018 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 pumpkin-lit woods to encounter various characters and uncanny situations. This tour showcases Michigan’s legends and local history. This is not a haunted attraction. Ages 8 and up. Advance ticket purchase only, (734) 782-3956.

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Homeschool Thursday

October 25 @ 1:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Explore the wonders of nature through hands-on activities. Ecology, biology, and other "ologies" are covered. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Evening Lantern Tours

October 26
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One event on October 20, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on October 26, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on October 27, 2018 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 pumpkin-lit woods to encounter various characters and uncanny situations. This tour showcases Michigan’s legends and local history. This is not a haunted attraction. Ages 8 and up. Advance ticket purchase only, (734) 782-3956.

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Evening Lantern Tours

October 27
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One event on October 20, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on October 26, 2018 at 12:00am

One event on October 27, 2018 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 pumpkin-lit woods to encounter various characters and uncanny situations. This tour showcases Michigan’s legends and local history. This is not a haunted attraction. Ages 8 and up. Advance ticket purchase only, (734) 782-3956.

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Kids, Candy & Characters

October 27 @ 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 a 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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November 2018

Tadpoles

November 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. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Explorer’s Club

November 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. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Owl Festival

November 3 @ 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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Felting Natural Fibers

November 10 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Winter is a great season for crafting with natural materials in the warmth of your home.  Join us as we bring a little nature inside and learn how to felt natural fibers. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Evening Owl Prowls

November 10 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on November 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on November 24, 2018 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.

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Knitting in Nature: Sharing Stitches

November 17 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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From beginner to expert, let’s get together, relax, knit, crochet, teach and learn. Have a cup of coffee, a treat or two and make some new friends. This is not a class on knitting or crocheting. This is a monthly gathering of people who love to knit and crochet and want to “share stitches.”  Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Evening Owl Prowls

November 17 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on November 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on November 24, 2018 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.

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Animal ID: Wild Turkey

November 24 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Gobble-Gobble... Bring the family out for an in-depth look at some of our local wildlife! This month we will learn all about the Wild Turkey and how it’s come to be a symbolic centerpiece of the fall season.  Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Evening Owl Prowls

November 24 @ 6:00 pm
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One event on November 17, 2018 at 6:00pm

One event on November 24, 2018 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 »

Homeschool Thursday

November 29 @ 1:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Explore the wonders of nature through hands-on activities. Ecology, biology, and other "ologies" are covered. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

Find out more »

December 2018

Tadpoles

December 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.

Find out more »

Explorer’s Club

December 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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Nature Holiday Ornament Workshop

December 1 @ 2:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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‘Tis the season…for crafting!! Join us for some nature-inspired, holiday crafting. We will be making ornaments you can use for decorating, or for a creative gift idea for the Holidays. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Evening Owl Prowl

December 1 @ 6:00 pm
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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Sunday with Santa

December 9
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Sing Christmas carols, play games, visit Santa, and make holiday crafts. Hot cocoa and cookies will be served. Use your own camera to capture the perfect holiday memory. Admission by advance ticket sales only, (734) 782-3956.

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Knitting in Nature: Sharing Stitches

December 15 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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From beginner to expert, let’s get together, relax, knit, crochet, teach and learn. Have a cup of coffee, a treat or two and make some new friends. This is not a class on knitting or crocheting. This is a monthly gathering of people who love to knit and crochet and want to “share stitches.”  Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Bittersweet Wreaths

December 15 @ 1:00 pm
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. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Homeschool Thursday

December 20 @ 1:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Explore the wonders of nature through hands-on activities. Ecology, biology, and other "ologies" are covered. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Animal ID: White-tailed Deer

December 22 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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‘Tis the season for holiday cheer and a shiny-nosed deer! Bring the family out for an in-depth look at some of our local wildlife. This month we will learn all about the majestic White-tailed Deer and the very important role they play in the ecosystem.  Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Full Cold Moon Hike & Bonfire

December 22 @ 6:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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December is the month of the Full Cold Moon. Discover why it was known as the Full Cold Moon as we hike the woods and end the evening around the bonfire. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Owl Pellet Dissecting Day

December 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Stop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and learn about owls, owl pellets and get your very own owl pellet dissection kit. Our staff will help you work through the pellet to discover what the owl had for lunch, and we will attempt to put the skeleton of the animal back together. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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