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Kensington Metropark

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4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
(810) 227-8910 http://www.metroparks.com/parks/kensington-metropark/

September 2019

Early American Skills Experience

September 21
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One event on September 22, 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.

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Huron-Clinton Metroparks Annual Surplus Auction

September 21 @ 8:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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It’s that time of year when your Metroparks need to clear out the barns and warehouses of equipment that is no longer needed.  That means you have a chance of getting great deals on used equipment looking for it’s next home. There will be a variety of vehicles and equipment up for auction this year, so don’t miss out!

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Chow Time at the Farm

September 21 @ 3:00 pm
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One event on September 21, 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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Early American Skills Experience

September 22
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One event on September 22, 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.

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Fun on the Farm: Tractors

September 26 @ 10:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Fun on the Farm is a children’s program series that focuses on different animals and aspects of farming. This week, children will get to ride pedal tractors and enjoy a tractor-drawn hayride. Ages 2 - 6, no preregistration required.

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3rd Annual Charity Golf Classic – Kensington Metropark

September 27
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States

The Huron-Clinton Metroparks Foundation is pleased to present the 3rd Annual Charity Golf Classic at Kensington Metropark featuring Karen Newman, Detroit Red Wings National Anthem singer, Darren McCarty, former Detroit Red Wings player, Willie Horton, Detroit Tigers Legend and Trevor Thompson, Reporter/Host at Fox Sports Net Detroit. Featured speaker at the Awards Reception will be former Detroit Tigers player, Willie Horton, who was part of the 1968 World Series championship team.

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Calling All Owls

September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Whooo is hiding in the woods? Owls, of course! We’ll begin our program indoors with an introduction to the owl species that are common here in Southeastern Michigan. Look at real mounts and listen to owl calls to familiarize yourself with the species you may encounter. We’ll also discuss life strategies and use some hands-on demonstrations to highlight the incredible adaptations of our feathered friends. Following this crash course in all things owl, embark on a guided moonlit stroll to search for owls and other nocturnal creatures. Please dress for the weather—we will be outdoors rain or shine. Ages 8 and older. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917

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October 2019

Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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October 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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October 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Kensington Birding Club

October 5 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Wake up with the birds! Birding is a worldwide recreational activity enjoyed by millions. Start a new hobby or hone your birding skills. For beginners, an indoor program covering binocular use and basic bird identification will be offered at 8:30. More advanced birders can join the group at 9:00 at the Kensington Metropark Nature Center for the outdoor walk. Bring your own binoculars and favorite morning beverage. A limited number of binoculars are available to borrow and hot beverages may be purchased at the Nature Center. Please dress for the weather—we will be outdoors rain or shine. Ages 12 and older. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917

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October 5 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Fall Festival

October 5 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 6, 2019 at 12:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a fun-filled weekend of harvest-themed activities for the whole family. Tour the farm and view traditional demonstrations, visit with the food and craft vendors of our Festival Market, and be entertained by Rosco the Clown. The Kensington Living History Village will be open, showcasing early pioneer skills. Make sure to take a horse-drawn hayride to and from the pumpkin patch to pick out the perfect pumpkins for you and your family. Pumpkins and gourds are priced per size. Standard public hayride rates apply.

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Fab Fall Color Walk

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Have a blast with fall color!  Each registered participant will get a t-shirt and a chance to get doused in non-toxic color powder. Walk anytime between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to find the five color blast stops along a 1.25 mile route. Refreshments available for purchase before and after the walk. Preregister by September 24 to get your choice of T-shirt size. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Fall Festival

October 6 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 6, 2019 at 12:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a fun-filled weekend of harvest-themed activities for the whole family. Tour the farm and view traditional demonstrations, visit with the food and craft vendors of our Festival Market, and be entertained by Rosco the Clown. The Kensington Living History Village will be open, showcasing early pioneer skills. Make sure to take a horse-drawn hayride to and from the pumpkin patch to pick out the perfect pumpkins for you and your family. Pumpkins and gourds are priced per size. Standard public hayride rates apply.

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 7 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 12 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 13 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

Find out more »

Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 18 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 19 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Trick-or-Treat Along the Trail

October 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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During this evening program, costume-clad little ones will experience Halloween-themed interpretive stops along the Kensington Metropark Nature Trails. Bring a bag or bucket and collect treats at each stop. Upon your return to the festively-decorated Nature Center enjoy cider and donuts. Program is geared toward younger children. Tours leave at scheduled times. Advance registration is required. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917

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October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Pumpkin Carving Party

October 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Get in the Halloween spirit! Pick out a pumpkin and a design and have fun carving it in our festively-decorated event room. Then enjoy cider and donuts. We’ll party ‘til the pumpkins run out!  Fee covers one pumpkin and refreshments.

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October 21 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

Find out more »

Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Fun on the Farm: Halloween

October 24 @ 10:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Fun on the Farm is a children’s program series that focuses on different animals and aspects of farming. This week, it’s time for toddlers to “trick or treat” all around the farm, play Halloween games and visit a “haunted” barn. Our special spooky party includes an animal parade that you can join in! Costumes are encouraged and appreciated!  Ages 2 - 6.

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 26 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Zombie Apocalypse Survival

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Will you be ready to head for the wilderness when the zombies attack?  Discover the truth about real life zombies in nature. Then learn some of the skills you’ll need, such as shelter-building and fire-starting, to survive this and other survival emergencies. Dress for the weather and the potential to get a little dirty. Ages 8 and older. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

Find out more »

Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

Find out more »

Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

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Invasive Shrub Removal – Kensington

October 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Join us in removing invasive shrubs from Kensington Metropark. We will meet in the parking lot of the Nature Center (look for the Metroparks vehicle and blue flag). Volunteers receive free day entry to the park, just let the toll booth attendant know you are at the park for a volunteer workday.

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Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

Find out more »

Pick Your Pumpkin Hayrides

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Come enjoy this seasonal tradition! Enjoy a colorful fall hayride to and from our huge pumpkin patch to select your perfect Jack-O-Lantern. We grow pumpkin and gourds in a variety of popular colors, shapes, and sizes.

Find out more »

November 2019

Boy Scout Webelos: Earth Rocks

November 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Become a geologist for a day and learn the basics of rocks and minerals and the reasons why they are so important in our daily lives. Learn about the rock cycle using kitchen gadgets, build a gum drop mineral model, experiment with mineral test kits, go on an earth product scavenger hunt, and locate important geological features on Michigan maps. We will be outside for a portion of the program, so be sure to dress for the weather. Interested in more scouting adventures? Be sure to also come out for Sunday’s Webelos: Castaway to satisfy requirements for two electives in one weekend! Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Chow Time at the Farm

November 2 @ 3:00 pm
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One event on November 16, 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.  Ages 6 - 15. Please preregister, 248-684-8632.

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Boy Scout Webelos: Castaway

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Will you be prepared to go “off the grid” in case of a wilderness emergency? What is the most important thing to consider when lost in the woods? Learn about survival kits, fire-building, treatments to get drinking water, signaling, and survival shelter construction. You’ll spend the morning learning real-life survival skills to keep you and your group safe in case of an emergency. Please dress for the weather—we will be outdoors rain or shine. Interested in more scouting adventures? Be sure to also come out for Saturday’s Webelos: Earth Rocks to satisfy requirements for two electives in one weekend! Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Little Critters Nature Hour: Going Batty!

November 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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This month we’ll focus on our nocturnal neighbors and discover why they are so amazing. We’ll look at small bats, large bats, and everything in between! Listen to the story of “Stellaluna” by Janell Cannon and enjoy some bat-themed activities and crafts. The Little Critters Nature Hour presents a new nature program every month geared towards young children and their families. Ages 3-5. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Girl Scout Brownies: Hiker

November 10 @ 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 Kensington Metropark 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 a 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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Boy Scout Webelos: Into the Woods

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Discover the beauty and importance of our native Michigan trees and plants while meeting all the requirements for the Webelos: Into the Woods elective. We’ll talk about types of trees, how they grow, what products we can use them for, and their role in local ecosystems. We’ll also hit the trails to identify some of our tree and plant species. Equipped with your new knowledge, you’ll be able to appreciate and experience the forest like never before! Please dress for the weather—this program will be both indoors and outdoors, rain or shine. Interested in more scouting adventures? Be sure to also come out for Sunday’s Webelos: Into the Wild to satisfy requirements for two electives in one weekend! Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Farm Traditions: Wreath Making

November 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Farm Traditions is a seasonal program that teaches the skills and activities of the farm homestead. This month, learn how to make a holiday wreath using materials around your yard. Watch demonstrations of different styles and greenery and make a small wreath to take home. Ages 12 and up. Please preregister, 248-684-8632.

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Chow Time at the Farm

November 16 @ 3:00 pm
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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.  Ages 6 - 15. Please preregister, 248-684-8632.

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Boy Scout Webelos: Into the Wild

November 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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This scout program focuses on the respect and understanding of our natural world—we’ll use a variety of interactive approaches to learn about food chains, ecosystems, and how humans impact nature. We’ll look at some of Michigan’s native wildlife species and discover their role within their ecosystems and how that relates to us. We’ll even put our observational skills to use and see what kind of critters we can observe around the Kensington Metropark Nature Center. Please dress for the weather—this program will be both indoors and outdoors, rain or shine. Interested in more scouting adventures? Be sure to also come out for Saturday’s Webelos: Into the Woods to satisfy requirements for two electives in one weekend! Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Chickadee Chowdown

November 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on November 30, 2018 at 1:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience you can have no place else.  At Kensington Metropark Nature Center, a variety of winter songbirds will eagerly fly to your hand for seeds. Learn about why this happens and how to recognize the birds you’ll see during this one-hour program. Then take a short guided walk along the nature trails to meet your new feathered friends. We’ll provide all the seed you’ll need, but you might want to bring your camera.  Fun for all ages. Dress for the weather. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Chickadee Chowdown

November 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience you can have no place else.  At Kensington Metropark Nature Center, a variety of winter songbirds will eagerly fly to your hand for seeds. Learn about why this happens and how to recognize the birds you’ll see during this one-hour program. Then take a short guided walk along the nature trails to meet your new feathered friends. We’ll provide all the seed you’ll need, but you might want to bring your camera.  Fun for all ages. Dress for the weather. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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December 2019

Kensington Birding Club

December 7 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Wake up with the birds! Birding is a worldwide recreational activity enjoyed by millions. Start a new hobby or hone your birding skills. For beginners, an indoor program covering binocular use and basic bird identification will be offered at 8:30. More advanced birders can join the group at 9:00 at the Kensington Metropark Nature Center for the outdoor walk. Bring your own binoculars and favorite morning beverage. A limited number of binoculars are available to borrow and hot beverages may be purchased at the Nature Center. Please dress for the weather—we will be outdoors rain or shine. Ages 12 and older. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.

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Chow Time at the Farm

December 7 @ 3:00 pm
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One event on December 21, 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. Ages 6 - 15. Please preregister, 248-684-8632.

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Snacks with Santa

December 8
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One event on December 14, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on December 15, 2019 at 12:00am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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A holiday season tradition at the Farm! Each visit includes a horse-drawn hayride or sleigh ride, a holiday sing-a-long, (complete with cozy blankets, song sheets, and jingle bells), snacks, (fruit, cookies, juice, hot cocoa, and coffee), and most importantly, a visit with Santa by the Christmas Tree! Tickets are only available in advance at the Park Office, and can be purchased over the phone or in person. Please preregister, 810-887-8910. Time: 10:30 a.m., noon or 2 p.m.

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Snacks with Santa

December 14
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One event on December 14, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on December 15, 2019 at 12:00am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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A holiday season tradition at the Farm! Each visit includes a horse-drawn hayride or sleigh ride, a holiday sing-a-long, (complete with cozy blankets, song sheets, and jingle bells), snacks, (fruit, cookies, juice, hot cocoa, and coffee), and most importantly, a visit with Santa by the Christmas Tree! Tickets are only available in advance at the Park Office, and can be purchased over the phone or in person. Please preregister, 810-887-8910. Time: 10:30 a.m., noon or 2 p.m.

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S’mores and Santa

December 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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There’s no better place to celebrate the holiday season than at the Kensington Metropark Nature Center! Step into our winter wonderland and be surrounded by the sights, smells and sounds of the holiday season. Make s’mores by the campfire and enjoy a beautiful winter’s eve outdoors, then warm up inside with a steaming cup of hot chocolate and spend some quality time with your family making holiday crafts. Of course, no holiday celebration would be complete without a visit with Santa! Be sure to bring your wish lists and a camera. Start a new family tradition and spread some Holiday cheer with us here at the Nature Center. Program is geared toward young children. Advanced ticket sales. Please preregister, 810-227-8917.

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Snacks with Santa

December 15
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One event on December 14, 2019 at 12:00am

One event on December 15, 2019 at 12:00am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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A holiday season tradition at the Farm! Each visit includes a horse-drawn hayride or sleigh ride, a holiday sing-a-long, (complete with cozy blankets, song sheets, and jingle bells), snacks, (fruit, cookies, juice, hot cocoa, and coffee), and most importantly, a visit with Santa by the Christmas Tree! Tickets are only available in advance at the Park Office, and can be purchased over the phone or in person. Please preregister, 810-887-8910. Time: 10:30 a.m., noon or 2 p.m.

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Chow Time at the Farm

December 21 @ 3:00 pm
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One event on December 21, 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. Ages 6 - 15. Please preregister, 248-684-8632.

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Chickadee Chow Down

December 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on December 29, 2019 at 1:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience you can have no place else. At Kensington Metropark Nature Center, a variety of winter songbirds will eagerly fly to your hand for seeds. Learn about why this happens and how to recognize the birds you’ll see during this one-hour program. Then take a short guided walk along the nature trails to meet your new feathered friends. We’ll provide all the seed you’ll need, but you might want to bring your camera. All ages. Dress for the weather. Please preregister, 810-227-8917.

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Chickadee Chow Down

December 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on December 29, 2019 at 1:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience you can have no place else. At Kensington Metropark Nature Center, a variety of winter songbirds will eagerly fly to your hand for seeds. Learn about why this happens and how to recognize the birds you’ll see during this one-hour program. Then take a short guided walk along the nature trails to meet your new feathered friends. We’ll provide all the seed you’ll need, but you might want to bring your camera. All ages. Dress for the weather. Please preregister, 810-227-8917.

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