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June 2017

Stony Creek Sailing – Creekfleet

June 1 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Join us any (and every!) Thursday night in the summer, and Sunday afternoons in the fall. Practice sailing (no race buoys set) last two Thursdays in May; race season begins June 1. Arrive early, rig, and be in the vicinity of the start line prior to the start of the first race.

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D.I.Y. Saturday: Toad Houses

June 3 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Come to the Nature Center to build and decorate a toad house for your backyard. Afterwards, meet our resident toad and learn more about them.

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Stony Creek Sailing – Creekfleet

June 8 @ 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Join us any (and every!) Thursday night in the summer, and Sunday afternoons in the fall. Practice sailing (no race buoys set) last two Thursdays in May; race season begins June 1. Arrive early, rig, and be in the vicinity of the start line prior to the start of the first race.

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Charity Golf Classic – Stony Creek Metropark

June 9
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Celebrating 75 years in 2017, the Huron-Clinton Metroparks is pleased to offer an inaugural event – Charity Golf Classic– at one of the more unique park settings that features both a golf course and a recreational lake at Stony Creek Metropark.

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Summer Concert at Eastwood Beach – Stony Creek

June 9 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Spend your summer evenings enjoying music in the park. Bring a chair or blanket to relax or dance the night away to a wide variety of artists. Dress for the weather as this is an outdoor event.

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Caterpillar Club

June 10 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Summer’s almost here and today we’ll have a summer surprise program for little ones.

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Dad & Me: Nature Shirts

June 11 @ 2:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Decorate a t-shirt for Dad or Grandfather this Father’s Day! We’ll have nature–themed stamps for you to print onto the shirts in permanent acrylic paints. Wear older clothes, or we have cover shirts to borrow. Bring a light color, plain t-shirt that will fit your Dad or Grandfather, and one for you if you wish. This can be a surprise gift or a fun project for you to do with your Dad. All ages. Space is limited.

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Garlic Mustard Pull – Stony Creek Metropark

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Join us in removing invasive garlic mustard from Stony Creek Metropark. This opportunity involves pulling and bagging garlic mustard. We will meet at the Nature Center parking lot (look for the Metroparks vehicle and flag). Volunteers receive free day entry to the park, just let the toll booth attendant know you are at the park for a volunteer workday.

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Stony Creek Sailing – Creekfleet

June 15 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
+ Google Map

Join us any (and every!) Thursday night in the summer, and Sunday afternoons in the fall. Practice sailing (no race buoys set) last two Thursdays in May; race season begins June 1. Arrive early, rig, and be in the vicinity of the start line prior to the start of the first race.

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Summer Concert at Eastwood Beach – Stony Creek

June 16 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Spend your summer evenings enjoying music in the park. Bring a chair or blanket to relax or dance the night away to a wide variety of artists. Dress for the weather as this is an outdoor event.

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Friday Night Canoe

June 16 @ 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 23, 2017 at 8:00pm

One event on June 30, 2017 at 8:00pm

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Travel back 375 years to the days of the Fur Trade on our 34-foot canoe. The Interpreter will guide you through the life of a Voyageur as you paddle the great canoe along the lakeshore. Learn history, enjoy seeing the wildlife and get some good exercise in this evening program

Find out more »

Stony Creek Sailing – Creekfleet

June 22 @ 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
+ Google Map

Join us any (and every!) Thursday night in the summer, and Sunday afternoons in the fall. Practice sailing (no race buoys set) last two Thursdays in May; race season begins June 1. Arrive early, rig, and be in the vicinity of the start line prior to the start of the first race.

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Fireworks – Stony Creek

June 23
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Fireworks at the Metroparks is a five county celebration that has been a tradition for years that provides 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 begins at dusk and lasts approximately 90 minutes. Joining us again in 2017 will be the Greenwood Farms Clydesdale Horses and multiple hospitality vendors.

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Friday Night Canoe

June 23 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on June 23, 2017 at 8:00pm

One event on June 30, 2017 at 8:00pm

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Travel back 375 years to the days of the Fur Trade on our 34-foot canoe. The Interpreter will guide you through the life of a Voyageur as you paddle the great canoe along the lakeshore. Learn history, enjoy seeing the wildlife and get some good exercise in this evening program

Find out more »

Nature Day Camp

June 26 - June 28
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Get into the beautiful outdoors and away from those electronics! Children will enjoy stream exploration, boat building contest, fishing, campfire cooking, and many more activities in this day-long camp. Ages 7–12. Details will be provided at registration. Payment is due at time of registration.

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Nature Day Camp – Summer Camps

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on June 27, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on June 28, 2017 at 10:00am

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Get into the beautiful outdoors and away from those electronics! Children will enjoy stream exploration, boat building contest, fishing, campfire cooking, and many more activities in this day-long camp.

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Nature Day Camp – Summer Camps

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on June 27, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on June 28, 2017 at 10:00am

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Get into the beautiful outdoors and away from those electronics! Children will enjoy stream exploration, boat building contest, fishing, campfire cooking, and many more activities in this day-long camp.

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Nature Day Camp – Summer Camps

June 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 27, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on June 28, 2017 at 10:00am

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
+ Google Map

Get into the beautiful outdoors and away from those electronics! Children will enjoy stream exploration, boat building contest, fishing, campfire cooking, and many more activities in this day-long camp.

Find out more »

Stony Creek Sailing – Creekfleet

June 29 @ 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
+ Google Map

Join us any (and every!) Thursday night in the summer, and Sunday afternoons in the fall. Practice sailing (no race buoys set) last two Thursdays in May; race season begins June 1. Arrive early, rig, and be in the vicinity of the start line prior to the start of the first race.

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Friday Night Canoe

June 30 @ 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 23, 2017 at 8:00pm

One event on June 30, 2017 at 8:00pm

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
+ Google Map

Travel back 375 years to the days of the Fur Trade on our 34-foot canoe. The Interpreter will guide you through the life of a Voyageur as you paddle the great canoe along the lakeshore. Learn history, enjoy seeing the wildlife and get some good exercise in this evening program

Find out more »
July 2017

Salute to America Crafts

July 1 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Celebrate our country’s heritage: make a cypher for secret codes, a Thaumatrope, and other colonial-theme crafts. Ages 7 and older. Please preregister by calling (586) 781-9113.

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Eagles in Your Park

July 2 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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You don’t have to go way up north to see Bald Eagles . . . Stony Creek Metropark has its own pair. Join an Interpreter to learn the history of Stony Creek’s eagles as we hike in search of these magnificent raptors. Participants must be able to observe quietly. Ages 7 and older.

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Stony Creek Sailing – Creekfleet

July 6 @ 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
+ Google Map

Join us any (and every!) Thursday night in the summer, and Sunday afternoons in the fall. Practice sailing (no race buoys set) last two Thursdays in May; race season begins June 1. Arrive early, rig, and be in the vicinity of the start line prior to the start of the first race.

Find out more »

Summer Concert at Eastwood Beach – Stony Creek

July 7 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
+ Google Map

Spend your summer evenings enjoying music in the park. Bring a chair or blanket to relax or dance the night away to a wide variety of artists. Dress for the weather as this is an outdoor event.

Find out more »

Hiking in Your Park

July 8 @ 10:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Visitors love hiking the quiet Nature Area Trails, but did you know there are many more beautiful hiking trails in Stony Creek Metropark? Join us for a hike along this month’s selected trail to see what you’ve been missing- it may become one of your favorites! Ages 7 and older. Please preregister by calling (586) 781-9113.

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Caterpillar Club – Textures

July 8 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Youngsters will enjoy this program filled with tactile sensing. Discover a variety of textures with your child in this program designed especially for them. Ages 3–6. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Stony Creek Nature Center Day Camp – Summer Camp

July 10 - July 12
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Get into the beautiful outdoors and away from those electronics! Children will enjoy stream exploration, boat building contest, fishing, cooking lunches over a campfire, paddling the great voyageur canoe, and more in this three day camp. Ages 7–12. Details will be provided at registration. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Stony Creek Sailing – Creekfleet

July 13 @ 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
+ Google Map

Join us any (and every!) Thursday night in the summer, and Sunday afternoons in the fall. Practice sailing (no race buoys set) last two Thursdays in May; race season begins June 1. Arrive early, rig, and be in the vicinity of the start line prior to the start of the first race.

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Wildflowers by Wagon

July 16 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Climb aboard for a ride to view and learn the wildflowers of the summer. Your Interpreter will share interesting vignettes about these plants, their pollinators and how to use wildflowers successfully in native gardens. Ages 7 older. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Stony Creek Sailing – Creekfleet

July 20 @ 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
+ Google Map

Join us any (and every!) Thursday night in the summer, and Sunday afternoons in the fall. Practice sailing (no race buoys set) last two Thursdays in May; race season begins June 1. Arrive early, rig, and be in the vicinity of the start line prior to the start of the first race.

Find out more »

Summer Concert at Eastwood Beach – Stony Creek

July 21 @ 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
+ Google Map

Spend your summer evenings enjoying music in the park. Bring a chair or blanket to relax or dance the night away to a wide variety of artists. Dress for the weather as this is an outdoor event.

Find out more »

Friday Night Canoe

July 21 @ 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on an unspecified date at 8:00pm

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
+ Google Map

Travel back 375 years to the days of the Fur Trade on our 34- foot Canoe. The Interpreter will guide you through the life of a Voyageur as you paddle the great canoe along the lakeshore. Learn history, enjoy seeing the wildlife and get some good exercise in this evening program.

Find out more »

Stony Creek Sailing – Creekfleet

July 27 @ 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
+ Google Map

Join us any (and every!) Thursday night in the summer, and Sunday afternoons in the fall. Practice sailing (no race buoys set) last two Thursdays in May; race season begins June 1. Arrive early, rig, and be in the vicinity of the start line prior to the start of the first race.

Find out more »

Friday Night Canoe

July 28 @ 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on an unspecified date at 8:00pm

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
+ Google Map

Travel back 375 years to the days of the Fur Trade on our 34- foot Canoe. The Interpreter will guide you through the life of a Voyageur as you paddle the great canoe along the lakeshore. Learn history, enjoy seeing the wildlife and get some good exercise in this evening program.

Find out more »

Philharmonic – Stony Creek

July 29
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Michigan Philharmonic at the Metroparks is a spectacular outdoor event where visitors can enjoy the wonderful sounds of talented musicians while enjoying the beauty of the Metroparks. Our natural, scenic views married with the beautiful music of the Michigan Philharmonic is the symphony for your senses.

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August 2017

Stony Creek Sailing – Creekfleet

August 3 @ 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
+ Google Map

Join us any (and every!) Thursday night in the summer, and Sunday afternoons in the fall. Practice sailing (no race buoys set) last two Thursdays in May; race season begins June 1. Arrive early, rig, and be in the vicinity of the start line prior to the start of the first race.

Find out more »

Summer Concert at Eastwood Beach – Stony Creek

August 4 @ 7:30 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Spend your summer evenings enjoying music in the park. Bring a chair or blanket to relax or dance the night away to a wide variety of artists. Dress for the weather as this is an outdoor event.

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Fun Science Experiments

August 5 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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We invite youngsters to discover capillary action, rainbow colors, wind power and other curiosities in this program of fun experiments to help understand the basics of why things happen. Ages 7 and older. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Butterflies by Wagon

August 5 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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We’re off again in the wagon to view the gorgeous butterflies flitting over the fields and prairie. Your Interpreter will help you identify the various species and their preferred plants. Bring binoculars. Ages 7 and older. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Homeschool: Summer/Fall Constellation T-shirts

August 9 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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So many stars in the sky . . . how do you distinguish the constellations’ shapes? Students will learn these star patterns in a fun way by printing them on their t-shirt, and learn about stellar lives (yes, stars do have “lives”!). Please bring a clean, white t-shirt. Ages 7 and older. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Stony Creek Sailing – Creekfleet

August 10 @ 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
+ Google Map

Join us any (and every!) Thursday night in the summer, and Sunday afternoons in the fall. Practice sailing (no race buoys set) last two Thursdays in May; race season begins June 1. Arrive early, rig, and be in the vicinity of the start line prior to the start of the first race.

Find out more »

Friday Night Canoe

August 11 @ 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
+ Google Map

Travel back 375 years to the days of the Fur Trade on our 34- foot Canoe. The Interpreter will guide you through the life of a Voyageur as you paddle the great canoe along the lakeshore. Learn history, enjoy seeing the wildlife and get some good exercise in this evening program. (Program is weather dependent) Ages 7 and older. Space is limited. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

Find out more »

Hiking in Your Park

August 12 @ 10:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Visitors love hiking the quiet Nature Area Trails, but did you know there are many more beautiful hiking trails in Stony Creek Metropark? Join us for a hike along this month’s selected trail to see what you’ve been missing- it may become one of your favorites! Ages 7 and older.

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Caterpillar Club – Caterpillars & Butterflies

August 12 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Butterflies – what child wouldn’t love to see them up close! Join the Interpreter to learn the butterfly life cycle, try a fun craft and learn how to invite these insect beauties into your yard. Ages 3–6. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Marvelous Monarch Migration

August 12 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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It’s late summer; Monarch butterflies begin their journey south. Imagine these delicate insects making their way 2100 miles to their wintering grounds in Mexico. This species is on the cusp of disaster; scientists believe the Monarch may become extinct in less than five years! Join us in tagging Monarchs and learning how to preserve habitat for this beautiful native butterfly. Ages 5 and older. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Homeschool: Praying Mantis

August 16 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Mantis are fascinating predatory insects. Students will learn the life history of the Praying Mantis and have fun with activities which enhance appreciation of this predator. Ages 5 and older. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Stony Creek Sailing – Creekfleet

August 17 @ 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
+ Google Map

Join us any (and every!) Thursday night in the summer, and Sunday afternoons in the fall. Practice sailing (no race buoys set) last two Thursdays in May; race season begins June 1. Arrive early, rig, and be in the vicinity of the start line prior to the start of the first race.

Find out more »

Friday Night Canoe

August 18 @ 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
+ Google Map

Travel back 375 years to the days of the Fur Trade on our 34- foot Canoe. The Interpreter will guide you through the life of a Voyageur as you paddle the great canoe along the lakeshore. Learn history, enjoy seeing the wildlife and get some good exercise in this evening program. (Program is weather dependent) Ages 7 and older. Space is limited. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

Find out more »

Summer Concert at Eastwood Beach – Stony Creek

August 18 @ 7:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

One event on an unspecified date at 7:30pm

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
+ Google Map

Spend your summer evenings enjoying music in the park. Bring a chair or blanket to relax or dance the night away to a wide variety of artists. Dress for the weather as this is an outdoor event.

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Senior Appreciation Day – Stony Creek

August 21
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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We’ve got some special programs for Seniors today: Wagon Tours and Critter Corner presentations. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Homeschool: Treefrogs & Katydids

August 23 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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It’s late summer and the insect chorus is in full swing. Their calls, along with Treefrogs reacting to changes in the barometer, make for lovely summer sounds, especially at night. Students will hunt for these and other late summer animals. Ages 5 and older. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Stony Creek Sailing – Creekfleet

August 24 @ 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
+ Google Map

Join us any (and every!) Thursday night in the summer, and Sunday afternoons in the fall. Practice sailing (no race buoys set) last two Thursdays in May; race season begins June 1. Arrive early, rig, and be in the vicinity of the start line prior to the start of the first race.

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Homeschool: Monarchs

August 30 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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It’s late summer and the insect chorus is in full swing. Their calls, along with Treefrogs reacting to changes in the barometer, make for lovely summer sounds, especially at night. Students will hunt for these and other late summer animals. Ages 5 and older. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Stony Creek Sailing – Creekfleet

August 31 @ 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 31, 2017

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
+ Google Map

Join us any (and every!) Thursday night in the summer, and Sunday afternoons in the fall. Practice sailing (no race buoys set) last two Thursdays in May; race season begins June 1. Arrive early, rig, and be in the vicinity of the start line prior to the start of the first race.

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September 2017

Friday Night Canoe

September 1 @ 7:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Travel back 375 years to the days of the Fur Trade on our 34- foot Canoe. The Interpreter will guide you through the life of a Voyageur as you paddle the great canoe along the lakeshore. Learn history, enjoy seeing the wildlife and get some good exercise in this evening program. (Program is weather dependent) Ages 7 and older. Space is limited. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Paint & Punch

September 2 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Here’s an opportunity to try your hand at nature art guided by an artistic staff Interpreter. Refreshment is included. Ages 7 and older. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Homeschool: Reptiles

September 6 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Do snakes hiss? Can a turtle leave its shell? Students will learn about reptiles, visit with live herps and enjoy reptile activities. Ages all. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Hiking in Your Park

September 9 @ 10:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Visitors love hiking the quiet Nature Area Trails, but did you know there are many more beautiful hiking trails in Stony Creek Metropark? Join us for a hike along this month’s selected trail to see what you’ve been missing- it may become one of your favorites! Ages 7 and older. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Caterpillar Club: Leaf Prints on T-shirts

September 9 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Bring a clean, white t-shirt and decorate with the colors of fall leaves! Ages 3-6. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Homeschool: Candle Dipping

September 13 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Learn the art of dipping your own hand-made candles! Colonial children were taught to dip candles out of necessity. Now students will have an opportunity to experience a chore that goes back to ancient Egypt. Ages 6 and older. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Wildflowers by Wagon

September 16 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Climb aboard for a ride to view and learn the wildflowers of autumn. Your Interpreter will share interesting vignettes about these plants, their late-season pollinators and how to use wildflowers successfully in native gardens. Ages 7 older. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Homeschool: Mighty Minis

September 20 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Discover the world of tiny life all around us. Students will explore soil, logs, lawns and water in search of micro animals. Ages 7 and older. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Fall Color Wagon Tours

September 23
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One event on an unspecified date at 12:00am

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Enjoy the brilliant colors of autumn on a Wagon ride. Along the way, your Interpreter will share signs of the season. Fall crafts will be available, along with cider and donuts at the fire. Ages 5 and older on Wagon Tour, but all ages welcome for crafts and campfire. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Homeschool: Owls

September 27 @ 7:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Homeschool students will have a rare opportunity to go on an evening Owl Prowl. Students MUST be able to be quiet at all times, and patient while listening. Bring a flashlight and dress for the weather. Ages 6 and older. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Fall Color Wagon Tours

September 30
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One event on an unspecified date at 12:00am

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Enjoy the brilliant colors of autumn on a Wagon ride. Along the way, your Interpreter will share signs of the season. Fall crafts will be available, along with cider and donuts at the fire. Ages 5 and older on Wagon Tour, but all ages welcome for crafts and campfire. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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October 2017

Stony Creek Nature Center 3rd Annual Craft Show

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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It gets bigger each year! We’ve invited fine crafters with a nature theme to Stony Creek Nature Center. Browse unique and innovative arts and crafts. Get your Holiday and Birthday gifts early! There is something for everyone in these fine displays. Ages all. This event is free with a Metroparks Daily, Annual or Senior Pass.

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Fall Color Wagon Tours

October 14
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One event on an unspecified date at 12:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 12:00am

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Enjoy the brilliant colors of autumn on our Wagon. Along the way, your Interpreter will share signs of the season and the traditions of Halloween. Fall crafts will be available, along with cider and donuts at the fire. Ages 5 and older on Wagon, but all ages welcome for crafts and campfire. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Fall Color Wagon Tours

October 21
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One event on an unspecified date at 12:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 12:00am

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Enjoy the brilliant colors of autumn on our Wagon. Along the way, your Interpreter will share signs of the season and the traditions of Halloween. Fall crafts will be available, along with cider and donuts at the fire. Ages 5 and older on Wagon, but all ages welcome for crafts and campfire. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Fall Color Wagon 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

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Enjoy the brilliant colors of autumn on our Wagon. Along the way, your Interpreter will share signs of the season and the traditions of Halloween. Fall crafts will be available, along with cider and donuts at the fire. Ages 5 and older on Wagon, but all ages welcome for crafts and campfire. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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November 2017

Paint & Punch

November 4 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Here’s an opportunity to try your hand at nature art with some refreshment. Our talented staff Interpreter will help you hone your painting skills in Ages 7 and older. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Wolf Scouts Elective: Finding Your Way

November 4 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Wolf Scouts will learn the basics of topographical maps, how to use natural signs to find your way, how to use a compass on a map and when hiking, then we will navigate an outdoor course to test your new skills. We have compasses to lend for the program. Please dress for the weather, hiking shoes are recommended. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Webelos: Into the Wild

November 11 @ 10:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Webelos will work on their badge requirements in this program. Be prepared to be outdoors, dress for the weather conditions and wear proper footgear. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Caterpillar Club: Camping

November 11 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Experience camping for little ones! Learn beginning skills to being a good camper and have lots of fun! Ages 3-6. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Owl Prowl

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

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Come along with an Interpreter on a search for resident owls. After an introduction on owls, we’ll walk quietly along the trail, stopping occasionally to call owls. We may be fortunate to observe other wildlife as well. Participants must be able to be quiet at all times, and wait patiently when listening. Please bring a flashlight and dress for weather conditions. Ages 10 and older. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Owl Prowl

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

Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Come along with an Interpreter on a search for resident owls. After an introduction on owls, we’ll walk quietly along the trail, stopping occasionally to call owls. We may be fortunate to observe other wildlife as well. Participants must be able to be quiet at all times, and wait patiently when listening. Please bring a flashlight and dress for weather conditions. Ages 10 and older. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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December 2017

Nature Ornaments & Decorations

December 2 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Come get ready for the holidays with handmade, made from nature ornaments and decorations. Make ornaments for yourself, or they make great gifts! Ages 5 and older. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Caterpillar Club: Snowflakes

December 2 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Discover the beauty of snowflakes and make some to decorate your home. Ages 3-6. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Celebrate & Santa!

December 9
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Bring your list and visit Santa. There will be story time, seasonal crafts, guest musicians and goodies to eat. Ages all. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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Celebrate & Santa!

December 10 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Bring your list and visit Santa. There will be story time, seasonal crafts, guest musicians and goodies to eat. Ages all. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister by calling, (586) 781-9113.

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