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February 2021

Winter Bird Hike

February 27 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on February 27, 2021 at 8:00am

Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

A brisk walk on a winter morning can get the blood pumping, provide some pretty beautiful views and even let you catch the sights and sounds of winter birds. So, get bundled up, grab your binoculars, and meet us at…

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Snow Play

February 27 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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One event on February 27, 2021 at 11:00am

Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Looking for something fun and active to do with your young child? We’ll head out and paint the snow, look for animal signs and have other fun snow adventures. This outdoor only program is designed to give your two to…

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Girl Scouts: Trees in Winter ID & Maple Sugaring

February 27 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until February 27, 2021

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States

Discover the science and history of maple sugaring! Identifying a tree is harder once the leaves are off, but scouts will find out what to look for as we explore our nine-acre sugar bush in search of maple trees to…

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Snow Play

February 27 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on February 27, 2021 at 11:00am

Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Looking for something fun and active to do with your young child? We’ll head out and paint the snow, look for animal signs and have other fun snow adventures. This outdoor only program is designed to give your two to…

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Marsh Meander

February 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on March 27, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Join us to take a leisurely walk along the boardwalks overlooking Lake Erie Metropark’s marshes. We will search for some interesting occurrences and wildlife in the marsh. You never know who might show themselves during this interactive walk! Fun for…

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Winter Buggin’: Stoneflies, Snow Fleas & Spiders

February 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Afraid of creepy crawlies?  Think it's finally safe to go outside when winter hits?  Think again!  Join us for an outdoor ramble along nature trails by the Huron River at Oakwoods Metropark as we search for insects and other arthropods…

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Space, Stars and Marshmallows

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Discover the wonders of space and the stars! Join us as we learn about our solar system and the unique features of the planets. Then we’ll gather around the bonfire for some stargazing! Ages 8 and up. Time: 6 p.m.…

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Full Snow Moon Hike

February 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Discover why the Native Americans referred to this full moon as the “Snow Moon” while learning facts, myths, and legends surrounding our moon. We will hike along the nature trails in the dark, while discussing the moon; as well as,…

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Full Snow Moon Walk

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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**Program Full** Take a walk in the full moonlight at Hudson Mills Metropark. During this one-mile guided hike, you’ll discover some moon lore and myths. If you have them, bring binoculars to view the moon up close and a flashlight…

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Full Moon Walk

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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**Program Full** Winter’s crisp clean air makes for a beautiful full moon. Join us at our outdoor amphitheater for some fun moon lore, then check out Earth’s closest neighbor and see what animals are taking advantage of the extra light.…

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Full Moon Hike

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Get ready to explore the nature trails under the light of the full moon! We will take a short guided hike on our nature trails to listen for nocturnal animals in the silent winter night. Learn about these wild animals…

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Evening Snowshoe Hike

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on February 27, 2021 at 7:30pm

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

The icy hand of winter has grasped the land, and the howling winds bid you stay warm inside. But for you, the intrepid adventurer, we offer an evening of excitement, education, and exercise as we brave the frigid forest on…

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Maple’s Sweet Story

February 28 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States

Take a guided walk through the farm’s sugar bush. Learn how to pick the right maple tree, then watch how maple trees are tapped and sap is collected. Stop by the French and Native camp to hear and see how…

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Canvasbacks from the Cove

February 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on February 28, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

During the winter months our feathered waterfowl friends flock to the Detroit River and Lake Erie by the hundreds of thousands. Join us as we head to Cove Point and scan for canvasbacks, redheads, mergansers and more! Be sure to…

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March 2021

Homeschool: Maple

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until March 26, 2021

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States

Hey homeschool families! We invite you to discover how unique maple sugaring is to the region and why. This program includes tapping a maple tree, watching the process of turning sap into syrup, and a tour of the Native American…

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Homeschool: Maple

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until March 26, 2021

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States

Hey homeschool families! We invite you to discover how unique maple sugaring is to the region and why. This program includes tapping a maple tree, watching the process of turning sap into syrup, and a tour of the Native American…

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Crack ‘O Dawn Coffee Club

March 6 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Begin the day, in the perfect way, by joining us for a guided stroll on our nature trails where we will discuss seasonal happenings within the park. Fun for all ages! Time: 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. Cost: FREE Location:…

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Pancakes To Go

March 6 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 21, 2021

Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States

It is Maple Sugar season and that mean maple syrup!  We are excited to provide the opportunity for you and your family to enjoy one of nature's sweet treats, maple syrup.  Join us for some pancakes to go! This ready-to-eat meal…

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Maple Sugaring

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until March 27, 2021

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

March is sugaring month!  Join us to learn all about maple sugaring and maple syrup.  Explore the history of sugaring and how to identify and care for maple trees.  We will hike a half-mile on our nature trails, into the…

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Journey to the Sugar Bush

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 21, 2021

Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Take a journey across a field to the Sugar Bush and experience how maple syrup has been made over the years. Watch how to tap a tree, and then visit the evaporator to see the sap being boiled into syrup.…

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Return of the Redwing

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on March 6, 2021 at 2:00pm

Lake Erie Metropark, 32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173 United States

Forget about the Robin, the Red-winged Blackbird is who we look for as our first sign of spring. Join us as we head to the marshes in search of these magnificent marsh birds. Learn why they are the real bird…

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Tadpoles: Beaver

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

We will be walking along Splitlog Trail as we highlight the Beaver that live in our area during this fun, interactive, outdoor program. Children ages 2 – 5. Time: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Cost: $4 per child Location: Oakwoods…

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Explorer’s Club: Maple Sugaring

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Come see the methods used to collect maple sap and learn how the maple tree helped sustain early Americans. We will explore the history of maple sugaring as we visit three sugaring “camps.” Children ages 6 – 14. Time: 10…

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Maple Sweetness

March 6 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 28, 2021

Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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It’s maple syrup season!  Join us for Maple Sweetness and learn the history of one of the first crops harvested each year.  Join us for a short hike to the woods where participants will learn how to identify and tap…

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Animal Tracking Hike

March 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States

Animal tracks are like sentences in a book, they tell us a story. Who’s been here, where did they go, and what they were doing. Join us as we translate the stories the animals have left behind. Participants will learn…

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