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Early American Skills Experience

June 15
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One event on June 16, 2019 at 12:00am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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This program is for teens and adults, and skill areas offered include Blacksmithing, Woodworking, Bead Working, Fiber Arts, Pioneer Life Skills, Open Fire Cooking on the open hearth, camp fire, Dutch oven and brick oven. You will complete a project to take home during the class. Located at the Kensington Living History Village, parking available at the Farm Center. Ages 14 and up. Please preregister at http://www.chiefpontiacprograms.org/Skills_Experience.html. Time: Saturday 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.; 1 - 5 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

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Standards of the Strait – Flags of the Detroit River

June 15
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States
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The “Stars and Bars” is not the only flag that has flown over southeast Michigan.  Join us as we take a deeper look at Old Glory and investigate other flags that have flown over our region.  Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

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Princess Tea – Farm Center

June 15
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Dress up in your favorite princess outfit and come enjoy a royal tea! Tea and snacks will be served in the garden, weather permitting. Please preregister, 586-752-5932.

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9:00 am

Morning Canoe through the Marsh

June 15 @ 9:00 am
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One event on June 15, 2019 at 9:00am

One event on June 29, 2019 at 9:00am

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Join us as we paddle through our unique marsh aboard a 34-foot voyageur canoe, just like during the Michigan fur trade. We’ll explore the marsh to hear and see the birds and frogs found there. Space is limited. Ages 7 and up. Please preregister, 586-463-4332.

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10:00 am

Amazing Amphibians

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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After an active spring in our ponds, many amphibians are heading back to their woodland homes. We will visit with frogs, toads, and salamanders, then see if we can find some in the wild. All ages. Please preregister, (734) 426-8211.

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Crafty Critters Workshop: The “Seedy” Side of Nature

June 15 @ 10:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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We will be looking at some of our wildflowers and discussing the important role they play in nature. Then we will make a “seed bomb” that we can throw to encourage wildflowers to grow. Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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11:00 am

Bald Eagle Viewing

June 15 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Our resident Bald Eagle pair is nesting this time of year. Join us for a hike to observe these magnificent birds on their nest and hopefully get a look at the eagles through a spotting scope.  Bring binoculars if you have them. Ages 7 and older.  Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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1:00 pm

Walk with Dragons

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Indian Springs Metropark, 5175 Indian Trail
White Lake, MI 48386 United States
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Indian Springs Metropark is home to several different species of dragonflies, and this program will focus on helping you recognize the difference between them. We’ll start inside to learn a bit about the life cycle of a dragonfly before moving outside to see where they live and see how many species we can see up close. Dress for the weather. All ages. Please preregister, (248) 625-7280.

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2:00 pm

Snakes Walk-n-Talk

June 15 @ 2:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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During this fun walk, we will discuss why these awesome critters get a bad rap, and why they are so helpful in nature. Let’s give snakes a chance!! Please preregister, (734) 782-3956.

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3:00 pm

Chow Time at the Farm

June 15 @ 3:00 pm
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One event on June 15, 2019 at 3:00pm

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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