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Hudson Mills Metropark

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8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
(734) 426-8211 http://www.metroparks.com/parks/hudson-mills-metropark/

September 2018

Full Moon Walk

September 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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This full moon coincides with the changing of the season. Enjoy some moon facts and folklore indoors then head outside with us to welcome the Harvest Moon. Ages 8 and up. Please preregister, 734-426-8211.

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JDRF One Walk

September 23 @ 8:30 am
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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JDRF One Walk has one goal: to create a world without type one diabetes (T1D). We know you want to make a cure a reality too—and we can't wait for you to join us! When you participate in your local JDRF One Walk, the money you raise supports life–changing breakthroughs that give hope to everyone impacted by this disease. And, you'll have a great time doing it! That's because you'll walk with a committed community that is passionate about doing whatever it takes to help turn Type One into Type None.

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October 2018

Nature Storytime: Frog Fun

October 6 @ 9:00 am
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Hop into Hudson Mills and Discover the world of frogs and toads.  It will be easy to be green when you are done with our fun frog craft. Through a story, live animal visit, and a craft, young children will experience Michigan wildlife up close.  Ages 4-7.  Please preregister, 734-426-8211.

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Fall Birding for Beginners

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Birding is an activity that offers exercise, challenge, and even a little adventure.  The basics of birding, from choosing a field guide to identifying markings will be covered in a two-hour session. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars. Don’t have binoculars?  A limited number are available to borrow. Ages 10 and up. Please preregister, 734-426-8211.

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Fall Birding

October 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Already know your birding basics?  Skip the introduction, and join in on the guided walk. Hudson Mills offers some excellent birding opportunities, especially during fall migration. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars. Ages 10 and up. Please preregister, 734-426-8211.

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Trick or Treat on the Trail

October 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Costume clad little ones will experience fun stops along the trails with a Halloween theme. Upon your return to the Activity Center enjoy cider and donuts. Program is geared toward younger children. Please preregister, 734-426-8211.

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Pumpkin Carving Party

October 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Get in the Halloween spirit with us!  Pick out a pumpkin, a design and have fun carving it. You’ll also enjoy cider and donuts. We’ll party ‘til the pumpkins run out! Fee covers one pumpkin and refreshments

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Girls on the Run Superhero 5k – Hudson Mills Metropark

October 21
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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This 5K run gives girls and their running buddies a tangible sense of achievement as well as a framework for setting and achieving life goals. The result—making the seemingly impossible, possible and teaching girls that they can. www.girlsontherunsemi.org/superhero-5k

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Zombie Apocalypse Survival

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Are you ready for the Zombie Apocalypse?  Learn the skills you need to survive! Shelter building, fire making, and other zombie-proofing techniques will be covered. Please preregister, 734-426-8211.

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November 2018

Nature Storytime: Seeking Salamanders

November 3 @ 9:00 am
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Silent salamanders thrive at Hudson Mills Metropark. Children will get up close to these amazing amphibians and unearth this usually hidden park resident. Ages 4-7. Please preregister, 734-426-8211.

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Girl Scout Juniors: Animal Habitats

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Junior Girl Scouts, come visit the different habitats that are found at Hudson Mills Metropark, and discover the plants animals that reside here. All requirements for the badge will be met. Please preregister, 734-426-8211.

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Girl Scout Cadettes: Trees

November 3 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Cadet Girl Scouts, dig into the science of trees, explore the connection between humans and trees and learn what makes trees thrive.  Most requirements for the badge will be met. Please preregister, 734-426-8211.

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Girl Scout Brownies: Hiker

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Scouts can satisfy requirements for one or both electives in one day! Dress for the weather—we will be outdoors rain or shine. Bring a sack lunch if you will be participating in both sessions. Please preregister, 734-426-8211.

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Girl Scout Brownies: Senses

November 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Scouts can satisfy requirements for one or both electives in one day! Dress for the weather—we will be outdoors rain or shine. Bring a sack lunch if you will be participating in both sessions. Please preregister, 734-426-8211.

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Turkey Trot

November 10 @ 9:00 am
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Think “November” and visions of roast turkey undoubtedly come to mind. Epic Races invites you to envision — and experience — a totally different take on that famous fall bird with the A2 Turkey Trot. Join us for this annual family-fun autumn tradition and the Ann Arbor area’s original Turkey Trot! https://epicraces.com/event/turkey-trot/

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Boy Scout Webelos: Into the Wild

November 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Scouts can satisfy requirements for one or both electives in one day! Dress for the weather—we will be outdoors rain or shine. Bring a sack lunch if you will be participating in both sessions. This elective adventure was formally Webelos: Naturalist.  Please preregister, 734-426-8211.

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Boy Scout Webelos: Into the Woods

November 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Scouts can satisfy requirements for one or both electives in one day! Dress for the weather—we will be outdoors rain or shine. Bring a sack lunch if you will be participating in both sessions. This elective adventure was formally Webelos: Forester.  Please preregister, 734-426-8211.

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Full Moon Walk

November 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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The November full moon is called the Beaver Moon. Enjoy some beaver facts indoors and then head out during the moonset to see if we can spot these nocturnal animals. Ages 8 and up.  Please preregister, 734-426-8211.

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December 2018

Nature Storytime: Turtle Time

December 1 @ 9:00 am
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Children will find out what the hare didn’t know about the tortoise. Our visit by turtle, terrapin, and tortoise will make and expert out of every child. Through a story, live animal visit, and a craft, young children will experience Michigan wildlife up close. Ages 4-7. Please preregister, 734-426-8211.

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Winter Birding for Beginners

December 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Birding is an activity that offers exercise, challenge, and even a little adventure.  The basics of birding, from choosing a field guide to identifying markings will be covered in a two-hour session. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars. Don’t have binoculars?  A limited number are available to borrow. Ages 10 and up. Please preregister, 734-426-8211.

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Winter Birding

December 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Already know your birding basics?  Skip the introduction, and join in on the guided walk. Hudson Mills offers some excellent birding opportunities, including some winter-only residents. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars. Ages 10 and up. Please preregister, 734-426-8211.

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Santa Central

December 9
Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 N. Territorial Road
Dexter, MI 48130 United States
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Join us for Santa’s visit to Hudson Mills! Kids (and adults) can visit with Santa, go on a hay ride, and make seasonal crafts.  Don’t stand in line at the mall- we have small groups, and you can use your own camera for that perfect Holiday moment. Please preregister, 734-426-8211. Times: 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m.

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