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Stony Creek Metropark

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4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
(586) 781-4242 http://www.metroparks.com/parks/stony-creek-metropark/

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June 2018

Junior Golf League – Stony Creek Golf Course

June 21 @ 7:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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This 7-week league is a perfect way for your junior to improve their game and socialize with other junior golfers. There will be two separate leagues, 2nd - 5th grade and 6th grade and above. The leagues are held on Thursday mornings from June 21 – August 9, with no league on July 5th. Extra instruction is available each week for an additional fee. Junior guests are welcome to join any week for $15. Registration fees include instruction, prizes and a weekly lunch/snack. Please preregister online or by calling, (586) 781-9166.

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Fireworks – Stony Creek Metropark

June 22
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! Our fireworks shows provide a safe and exciting way for the community to celebrate our nation’s birthday, while enjoying the natural beauty of the Metroparks. Each Fireworks display will begin at dusk.

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Couples Night – Stony Creek Golf Course

June 22 @ 5:30 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Held every other Friday between May 11 – August 17, Couples Night is a great way for couples to socialize in a fun, no pressure environment. Couples will receive 9-holes of golf, a drink ticket and warm appetizers before teeing off. You can sign up for one, or all of Couples Night events. Please preregister online or by calling, (586) 781-9166.

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Friday Night Canoe

June 22 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on June 29, 2018 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. You will be guided through the life of a Voyageur as you paddle the great canoe along the lakeshore. Learn history, enjoy seeing wildlife and get some good exercise in this evening program. (Program is weather dependent.) Ages 7 and up. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Nature Day Camp

June 25 - June 27
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, paddling the 34-foot Voyageur Canoe, cooking your lunch over a campfire, wagon rides, hikes, crafts and more nature activities in this three-day camp. Lunch and snacks are provided. Ages 7 – 12. Details will be provided at registration. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Friday Night Canoe

June 29 @ 8:00 pm
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One event on June 29, 2018 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. You will be guided through the life of a Voyageur as you paddle the great canoe along the lakeshore. Learn history, enjoy seeing wildlife and get some good exercise in this evening program. (Program is weather dependent.) Ages 7 and up. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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July 2018

Eagles by Wagon

July 1
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, while enjoying a wagon ride in search of these magnificent raptors. Participants must be able to observe quietly. Please bring binoculars if you have them.  Ages 7 and up. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Stony Creek Summer Concert Series – Holly & The Johnnies – Rock, Variety, Funk, Top 40

July 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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. The Summer Concert Series is free with park entry.

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Salute to America: Toys

July 7 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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This is the perfect way for kids to celebrate our country’s heritage… with toys!  Learn to make a cypher for secret codes, a Thaumatrope and other colonial-theme toys.  Ages 5 and up. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Nature Day Camp

July 9 - July 11
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, paddling the 34-foot Voyageur Canoe, cooking your lunch over a campfire, wagon rides, hikes, crafts and more nature activities in this three-day camp. Lunch and snacks are provided. Ages 7 – 12. Details will be provided at registration. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Couples Night – Stony Creek Golf Course

July 13 @ 5:30 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Held every other Friday between May 11 – August 17, Couples Night is a great way for couples to socialize in a fun, no pressure environment. Couples will receive 9-holes of golf, a drink ticket and warm appetizers before teeing off. You can sign up for one, or all of Couples Night events. Please preregister online or by calling, (586) 781-9166.

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Caterpillar Club: Pond Critters

July 14 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Youngsters will enjoy the wonders of animals that call wetlands home. Discover pond critters with your child as we learn about and explore wetlands.  Ages 3–6 only.  Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Couples Night – Stony Creek Golf Course

July 20 @ 5:30 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Held every other Friday between May 11 – August 17, Couples Night is a great way for couples to socialize in a fun, no pressure environment. Couples will receive 9-holes of golf, a drink ticket and warm appetizers before teeing off. You can sign up for one, or all of Couples Night events. Please preregister online or by calling, (586) 781-9166.

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Stony Creek Summer Concert Series – KGB Motown – Motown Tribute

July 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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. The Summer Concert Series is free with park entry.

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Check Out the Ospreys

July 21 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Ospreys are enjoying tremendous success in southeast Michigan. Join us to learn the history of Stony Creek Metropark’s Ospreys and check out their nest site.  Participants must be able to observe quietly. Please bring binoculars if you have them.  Ages 7 and up. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Junior Championship – Stony Creek Golf Course

July 23 @ 8:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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18-hole stroke play for ages 13 - 18. 9-hole stroke play for ages 12 and younger. Each age group will have both a boy’s and a girl’s division. Parents are encouraged to walk the course with their golfers. A spectator fee of $6 will be required. Entry fee includes golf, lunch and prizes. Please preregister online or by calling, (586) 781-9166.

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Stony Creek Summer Concert Series – Teddy Petty & The Refugees – Tom Petty Tribute

July 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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. The Summer Concert Series is free with park entry.

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Wildflowers by Wagon

July 28 @ 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 the wildflowers of the summer.  Learn interesting vignettes about these plants, their pollinators and how to use wildflowers successfully in native gardens.  Ages 7 and up.  Payment is due at time of registration.  Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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August 2018

Couples Night – Stony Creek Golf Course

August 3 @ 5:30 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Held every other Friday between May 11 – August 17, Couples Night is a great way for couples to socialize in a fun, no pressure environment. Couples will receive 9-holes of golf, a drink ticket and warm appetizers before teeing off. You can sign up for one, or all of Couples Night events. Please preregister online or by calling, (586) 781-9166.

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Stony Creek Summer Concert Series – Byron Cancelmo Presents “Legacy” – The songs of the Golden Vegas Era

August 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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. The Summer Concert Series is free with park entry.

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The Science of Sound

August 4 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Discover how creatures hear compared to people!  Make “deer ears” and various noise-makers to imitate wildlife.  Ages 5 and up. Payment is due at time of registration.  Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Homeschool: Chicken & Eggs

August 8 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Come join us to learn how to hatch chicken eggs.  Discover the basics of eggs, how to hatch them properly, as well as the basics of chicken care.  Ages 5 and up. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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The Sky is Falling

August 11 @ 8:30 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Chicken Little would be excited!  It’s time for the annual Perseid Meteor Shower.  Join us around the campfire for marshmallows, then relax as we watch for meteors streaking through the night sky. Ages 6 and up. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Critter Corner

August 12 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Learn how we care for the Nature Center’s exhibit animals. This is your chance to get up close to our snakes, turtles and salamanders. Ages 5 and up. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Homeschool: Camouflage

August 15 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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It’s a tough world out there, but blending in with your surroundings is an ingenious way to avoid becoming dinner.  Join us for a look at critters that “disappear” and make a fun craft to take.   Ages 5 and older.  Payment is due at time of registration.  Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Couples Night – Stony Creek Golf Course

August 17 @ 5:30 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Held every other Friday between May 11 – August 17, Couples Night is a great way for couples to socialize in a fun, no pressure environment. Couples will receive 9-holes of golf, a drink ticket and warm appetizers before teeing off. You can sign up for one, or all of Couples Night events. Please preregister online or by calling, (586) 781-9166.

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Stony Creek Summer Concert Series – The Kroon Band – Variety/Rock/Blues

August 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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. The Summer Concert Series is free with park entry.

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Enjoying Nature by Wagon

August 18 @ 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 wildlife, beautiful butterflies and wildflowers in the park.  Your Interpreter will share interesting vignettes about animals and plants, and discuss using wildflowers successfully around your home to attract and shelter native species. Ages 7 and up. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Parent-Child Scramble – Stony Creek Golf Course

August 19 @ 2:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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This fun 9-hole, two-person scramble will have games, prizes and features two divisions: 13 - 18 and 12 and younger. Parents and Grandparents are both welcome to participate with their children/grandchildren. Please preregister online or by calling, (586) 781-9166.

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Homeschool: Awesome Opossum

August 22 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Meet the opossum – the only animal of its kind in North America.  Students will discover the specialties that make this animal unique and different from other local wild mammals.  Ages 5 and up. Payment is due at time of registration.  Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Men’s Championship – Stony Creek Golf Course

August 23 @ 12:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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18-hole stroke play. Event is open to all men with a USGA handicap or verifiable league handicap. Entry fee includes 18 holes with a cart, lunch and prizes. Please preregister online or by calling, (586) 781-9166.

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Homeschool: Hatching Time

August 29 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Now that you have learned about eggs and hot to hatch them, join us to visit the baby chick! Ages 5 and up. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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September 2018

Homeschool: Bug Hunt

September 5 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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It’s a catch-and-release hunt for insects of all sorts!  Students will learn proper use of insect catching equipment and hunt various habitats for insects.  Ages 5 and up.  Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Paint & Punch

September 8 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Create a beautiful art piece with the guidance of an Interpreter. Art supplies and refreshments included.  Ages 7 and up.  Payment is due at time of registration.  Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Homeschool: Insect Edibles

September 12 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Crunchy, toasty insects – yum!  Okay, so chowing down on bugs doesn’t sound so great but many people around the world include insects in their diets.  Here’s your chance to taste test some!  Ages 5 and up. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Leaf Prints on T-shirts

September 15 @ 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 it with the colors of fall leaves!  Make one as a gift for someone special, and make one for yourself too. Ages 5 and up. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Homeschool: Marvelous Monarchs

September 19 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Imagine walking outdoors in five years and never seeing a Monarch.  This beautiful native butterfly is in serious trouble!  Learn to help these butterflies recover from the brink of extinction and discover their life history. Ages 5 and up. Payment is due at time of registration.  Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Homeschool: Autumn Adventure

September 26 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Students will enjoy a cider demonstration, a wagon ride, and discover why leaves turn color in the fall.  Please bring a clean, white t-shirt. Ages 5 and up.  Space is limited.  Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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