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Babies, Babies Everywhere – Farm Center

April 6
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until April 7, 2019

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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This is an opportunity for you to get up close to the various baby animals at the farm. An animal handler will be in each barn to help you pet the baby animals. Visit each barn at your leisure, take pictures and ask questions. Petting baby farm animals is fun for everyone! Time: 10 a.m.-Noon & 1 - 3 p.m.

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Live Owl Presentation with Joe Rogers

April 6
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Joe Rogers from the Wildlife Recovery Association brings live owls and other birds in this exciting and engaging program. Call the Nature Center for times. Ages 5 and up. Please preregister, (586) 463-4332

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7:00 am

Coffee Club

April 6 @ 7:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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Donuts, coffee and a nature walk.  What a great way to start your weekend! Join us! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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9:00 am

Nature Story Time: Bouncing Bunnies

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Kids can hop right into the Hudson Mills Metropark Activity Center and to hear a story and enjoy making a craft as we explore all about Michigan’s hares and rabbits. Nature Story Time presents a new nature program every month geared towards children aged 4-7 and their families. Please preregister, (734) 426-8211.

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10:00 am

Girl Scout Brownies: Hiker

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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With over 7 miles of trails that are home to a wide variety of plants and animals, the Nature Area is the perfect place for earning your Brownie Hiker badge. For this program, we’ll have fun learning how to be prepared for a safe and enjoyable hike. Scouts will get to make an outdoor plan and choose their own trail, gain some new trail skills, learn how to select the appropriate gear, and make a tasty hiking snack. We’ll head outside to put our new knowledge to the test, and we’ll even play a game or two. This two-hour program will satisfy all requirements to earn the Brownie Hiker badge. A Girl Scout is always prepared so please remember to bring a water bottle, wear good hiking shoes, and dress for the weather. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Tadpoles: Planting a Rainbow

April 6 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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This monthly nature series, for young children, is themed from books by author Lois Ehlert. This month’s theme is based off the “Planting a Rainbow” book.  Join us to learn about colors and flowers as we explore outside.  Dress for the weather.  Ages 2-5. Please preregister, (734) 782-39

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Explorer’s Club

April 6 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Join us each month to explore a new topic.  This month we will journey outside to hike for Spring frogs and toads. Learn how to identify frogs and toads, what makes them special and more. Dress for the weather. Ages 6 and up. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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Wolcott Bee Club – Farm Center

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Join the Wolcott Bee Club! Meetings will be held the first Saturday of the month (no meeting in July).  Bob Hollis, a bee keeper with 24 years of experience, will be teaching you everything you need to know about keeping bees.  You will learn the importance of bees to our ecosystem and food production.  This is a fascinating activity, regardless of your bee experience.  Supplies and equipment will be available for purchase.

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10:30 am

Family Discovery Days: Citizen Crane

April 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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Sandhill crane season has arrived at Indian Springs Metropark! Join us for a guided hike into our prairie as we track one of our favorite seasonal visitors and learn about all the fantastic adaptations of our Sandhill cranes. Please dress for the weather, rain or shine. All ages. Please preregister, (248) 625-7280.

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11:00 am

Owl Fest

April 6 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Come and celebrate 28 years of Great Horned Owls nesting in the park. During Owl Fest we have a variety of free programs to enjoy. Go on a guided walk for a chance to view our Great Horned Owls through a spotting scope. Learn about all the species of owls in Michigan and make an owl caller. Also, Joe Rogers from the Wildlife Recovery Association is bringing live owls and other birds to the Nature Center. This is sure to be an exciting and engaging program for ages 5 and up. Cost is $5 per adult and $3 per child. Please call for times and to preregister, (586) 463-4332

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1:00 pm

Natural Egg Dying

April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Had to work all week and didn’t get to get in the fun? Come to the park this Saturday, bring some hard-boiled eggs and learn how to dye them using all-natural egg dyes. Learn what to use to create beautiful colors for your eggs. We’ll add an artistic twist to give your eggs a unique design. Then discover why bird’s eggs are different colors and shapes in nature. All ages. Please preregister, (734) 426-8211.

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3:00 pm

Chow Time at the Farm

April 6 @ 3:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Ever wanted to feed the pigs? Help farm staff to feed the pigs, goats, cows, and more. Young farmers will learn what each animal eats and why. Space is limited and fills up fast! Ages 6 - 15. Please preregister, (248) 684-8632

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7:30 pm

American Woodcock Walk

April 6 @ 7:30 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Bog-sucker and Timberdoodle are just some of the names that refer to the quirky little bird known as the American Woodcock. Join us for a quick indoor overview of the Woodcock, followed by a trip outdoors to witness the calls and dance of the male. Dress for the weather and wear waterproof shoes. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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