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March 2017

Hayride

March 25
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center.

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Boy Scout Webelos: Earth Rocks

March 25
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Learn the rock cycle with some “kitchen geology”, go on an earth product scavenger hunt and identify some mystery rocks. The indoor portion will be followed by outdoor rock and fossil collecting.

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Boy Scout Webelos: Castaway

March 25
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Will you be prepared to go “off grid” in a wilderness emergency? What is the most important thing to consider, when lost in the woods? Learn about survival kits, fire building and shelter construction.

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Maple’s Sweet Story

March 25 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 26, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Take a guided walk through the farm’s sugar bush. Learn how to pick the right tree, then watch how maple trees are tapped and sap is collected. Stop by the French and Native camp to hear and see how these techniques have changed through the years.

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Hayride

March 26
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center.

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Maple’s Sweet Story

March 26 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until March 26, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Take a guided walk through the farm’s sugar bush. Learn how to pick the right tree, then watch how maple trees are tapped and sap is collected. Stop by the French and Native camp to hear and see how these techniques have changed through the years.

Find out more »
April 2017

Hayride

April 1
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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Hayride

April 2
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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Hayride

April 8
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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Hayride

April 9
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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Fun on the Farm: Egg Hunt

April 13 @ 10:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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It’s Easter at the farm! Time to have an egg scramble and meet the Easter Bunny. This event is smaller than the park’s large egg hunt and is meant for ages 4 and younger.

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Garlic Mustard Pull – Kensington Metropark

April 13 @ 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 garlic mustard from Kensington Metropark. This opportunity involves pulling and bagging garlic mustard. We will meet at the Nature Center parking lot (look for the Metroparks vehicle and 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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Hayride

April 15
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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Boy Scout Wolves: Paws on the Path

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Scouts will learn how to prepare for a hike and how to return safely. Then practice their new skills while hiking the nature trails and looking for wildlife.

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Great Egg Hunt

April 15 @ 11:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Bring the kids for an Easter Egg scramble and enjoy an animal show presented by Farmer John and The Barnyard Express (Show times 10:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m.). Kids will also get the opportunity to have their photo with the Easter Bunny. Egg hunt begins promptly at 11 a.m.

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Job Fair

April 15 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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If you love nature and being outdoors, why not become a Metroparks employee? The Huron-Clinton Metroparks will be hosting three job fairs for seasonal positions. Employment opportunities range from lifeguards and golf course attendants to maintenance workers. Most positions require working on the weekends and holidays. Some positions may require evenings.

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Boy Scout Bears

April 15 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Observe plants and animals in the Kensington Nature Area, during an outdoor hike. Also, learn which Michigan animals are in trouble and what you can to help.

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Hayride

April 16
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

Find out more »

Garlic Mustard Pull – Kensington Metropark

April 17 @ 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 garlic mustard from Kensington Metropark. This opportunity involves pulling and bagging garlic mustard. We will meet at the Nature Center parking lot (look for the Metroparks vehicle and 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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Fun on the Farm: Spring Babies

April 20 @ 10:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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This program is especially for ages 2 to 6. We will have a story time, a craft, and an activity. The children will have the opportunity to learn about birthdays and meet our new farm babies.

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Spring Festival

April 22 - April 23
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a fun filled weekend of activities for the whole family. This two day event centers on shearing the farm’s flock of sheep. Tour the farm and see our spring babies. Take a hayride (Standard public hayride rates apply). Be entertained by Roscoe the Clown. Kensington Living History Village will be open, showcasing early pioneer skills. Come out to see these and other family-friendly demonstrations and activities we have planned!

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Hayride

April 22
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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Earth Day Clean-up – Garlic Mustard Pull – Kensington Metropark

April 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Celebrate Earth Day by helping us remove invasive garlic mustard from Kensington Metropark. The task involves pulling and bagging garlic mustard. We will meet at the Spring Hill Picnic Shelter parking lot. Look for the Metroparks vehicle and 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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Hayride

April 23
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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Owl Prowl

April 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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An indoor program will introduce you to the common owls of our area, then enjoy an evening stroll and search for nocturnal animals under the stars.

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Hayride

April 29
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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Boy Scouts: Bird Study Merit Badge

April 29 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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This two-day workshop will introduce scouts to some birding basics. Bring binoculars.

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Hayride

April 30
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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May 2017

Hayride

May 6
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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Hayride

May 7
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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March for Babies – March of Dimes

May 7 @ 9:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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It promises to be a fun day out with people who share our passion for improving the health of babies. There will be family teams, company teams and people walking with friends. Join the event and walk to raise money for babies right here in the community! The walk will take place along the paved hike/bike trail.

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Hayride

May 13
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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May Bird Count

May 13 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Bring binoculars to help conduct a census of Kensington’s spring birds. Everyone will be part of a team led by an experienced birder. Participants should dress for the weather.

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Herons, Cranes and Other Leggy Birds

May 13 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Delve into the life cycles and physical adaptations of herons and cranes, then hit the trail for a guided hike to the nearby heron rookery.

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Boy Scouts: Bird Study Merit Badge

May 13 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on May 13, 2017 at 8:00am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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This two-day workshop will introduce scouts to some birding basics. Bring binoculars.

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Breakthrough for Brain Tumors 5K

May 13 @ 9:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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BT5K Michigan is part of the American Brain Tumor Association’s (ABTA) signature Breakthrough for Brain Tumors 5K series. Currently, more than 700,000 people in the U.S. are living with a brain tumor diagnosis. Your support allows the ABTA to fund desperately needed brain tumor research, patient programs and support services.

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Hayride

May 14
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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Mom’s Free Hayrides

May 14 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Moms get a free ride today when they take their little ones on the hayride today, as a thank you to those that work very hard and still have time to bring their kids for a fun afternoon at the farm.

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Native Plant Sale

May 20 - May 21
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Get your yard and garden ready for the season with native plants, trees and shrubs, for sale by the Kensington Nature Center. All plants for sale are Michigan natives, from the Wildtype Native Plant Nursery.

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Foundation for Fighting Blindness

May 20
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Since its inception in the Spring of 2006, VisionWalk has raised over $40 million to fund sight-saving research. As promising treatments move into critical human studies, the need for research funding is greater than ever. Join the tens of thousands of people who have taken important steps toward a cure by participating in a 5K VisionWalk.

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Hearing Loss Association of Michigan

May 20
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Hearing Loss Association of America, Michigan State Association is an all-volunteer non-profit organization providing information, advocacy and support for people who do not hear well. Whether you are a person with hearing loss, a healthcare worker, a service provider, a family member, a friend, a neighbor, an employer or a co-worker of a person with hearing loss, our organization can give you information, insight, inspiration, and resources to understand and cope with hearing loss.

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Hayride

May 20
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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Early American Skills Experience

May 20 - May 21
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.

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The Great American 5K and American Mile

May 21
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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For more information go to http://www.ezrunevents.com/the-great-american-run

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Hayride

May 21
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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Hayride

May 27
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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Hayride

May 28
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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June 2017

Fun on the Farm: Sheep

June 1 @ 10:00 am
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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This program is especially for ages 2 to 6. We will have a story time, a craft, and an activity. The children will have the opportunity to learn about sheep and the important job they have at the farm: growing wool.

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US Amateur Disc Golf Championships

June 2 - June 4
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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The most prestigious amateur disc golf event of the year. For more information and qualification requirements go to http://www.usadgc.com.

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Hayride

June 3
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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Kensington Farmer’s Market

June 3 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Purchase locally grown produce and artisinal goods while enjoying entertainment and other activities.

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Hayride

June 4
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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Full Moon Paddle

June 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a paddle on Kent Lake as the sun sets and the full moon rises. Some of our local wildlife will be bedding down for the night, while others are just starting to rise. Bring your own Canoe, Kayak, or SUP; USCG-approved Personal Flotation Device is required to be worn.

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Hayride

June 10
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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Camp Liberty

June 10 @ 6:00 am - 4:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Camp Liberty is hosting its 11th annual Tips-Up for Troops. Everyone is invited to attend. The Bass Tournament is open only to veteran and Pro anglers (boaters), who are also encouraged to bring family members to enjoy the day's festivities. All proceeds this year go to benefit Camp Liberty and the Michigan Chapter of Paralyzed Veterans of America Veteran Program.

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Kensington Farmer’s Market

June 10 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Purchase locally grown produce and artisinal goods while enjoying entertainment and other activities.

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Family Fishing Day

June 10 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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A great day of “schooling” for families. Discover the secret lives of fish, learn knot tying and tackle making and how to cast. Make a fish print T-shirt and go fishing. Borrow one of our fishing poles or bring your own. Children should be accompanied by an adult, who would like to learn to fish. Ages 8 and older.

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Hayride

June 11
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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Garlic Mustard Pull – Kensington Metropark

June 13 @ 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 garlic mustard from Kensington Metropark. This opportunity involves pulling and bagging garlic mustard. We will meet at the Nature Center parking lot (look for the Metroparks vehicle and 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

Find out more »

Hayride

June 17
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

Find out more »

Early American Skills Experience

June 17 - June 18
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.

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Kensington Farmer’s Market

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Purchase locally grown produce and artisinal goods while enjoying entertainment and other activities.

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Hayride

June 18
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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Dad’s Free Hayrides

June 18 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Dads get a free ride when they take their little ones on the hayride today, as a thank you to those that work very hard and still have time to bring their kids for a fun afternoon at the farm.

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Farm Camp – Summer Camp

June 20 - June 23
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Farm Camp offers children a memorable experience and the opportunity to discover the wonders of life on the farm. Each day will offer a new adventure. The camp is very much hands-on and provides children with farm experiences that will leave a lasting impression. Campers will participate in daily farm chores as well as various organized activities. Planned activities may include: outdoor adventures like fishing, hikes (with goats!) and scavenger hunts; craft projects such as candle-dipping, pierced tin, and paper mache; pioneer life experiences like barn-raising, rope skills, or playing old-fashioned games; milking a cow or goat; or grooming and harnessing draft horses before going for a horse-drawn hayride.

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Hayride

June 24
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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Fireworks – Kensington

June 24
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Fireworks at the Metroparks is a five county celebration that has been a tradition for years that provides a safe and exciting way for the community to celebrate our nation’s birthday, while enjoying the natural beauty of the Metroparks. Each Fireworks display begins at dusk and lasts approximately 90 minutes. Joining us again in 2017 will be the Greenwood Farms Clydesdale Horses and multiple hospitality vendors.

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Kensington Farmer’s Market

June 24 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 9:00am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Purchase locally grown produce and artisinal goods while enjoying entertainment and other activities.

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Daring Day for Boys – Summer Camp

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on June 25, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 5, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 6, 2017 at 10:00am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Build a survival hut, get lost (and un-lost) in a swamp, make natural noise-makers, learn how to survive a bear attack, how to identify poisonous plants and snakes, and more! Boys will have fun learning real wilderness survival skills.

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Hayride

June 25
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Saturday and Sunday, repeating until June 25, 2017

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice.

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Daring Day for Girls – Summer Camp

June 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Build a survival hut, get lost (and un-lost) in a swamp, make natural noise-makers, learn how to survive a bear attack, how to identify poisonous plants and snakes, and more!

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July 2017

Farmer for a Day – Summer Camp

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 11, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on July 27, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 2, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 8, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 24, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of animals. Each program includes a chance to meet all of the farm’s animals. Kids will perform hands-on tasks such as feeding and watering animals, mucking stalls, and hauling hay and grain sacks. They will also get a chance to make a tasty farm food such as ice cream, bread, or cider.

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Outdoor Adventure Club: Avian – Summer Camp

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Discover the lives of birds. Meet Ranger, the red-tailed hawk, and take a trip to the Great Blue Heron rookery. There’s a different adventure each week.

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Farmer for a Day – Summer Camp

July 11 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 11, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on July 27, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 2, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 8, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 24, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of animals. Each program includes a chance to meet all of the farm’s animals. Kids will perform hands-on tasks such as feeding and watering animals, mucking stalls, and hauling hay and grain sacks. They will also get a chance to make a tasty farm food such as ice cream, bread, or cider.

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Farmer Jr – Summer Camp

July 13 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 17, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on July 25, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on August 10, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on August 15, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on August 22, 2017 at 12:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Now younger kids get their chance to work at the farm! If your child has the energy and enthusiasm for farm chores, but maybe not the muscle power yet, this is their program! Farmer Jr. is similar to our popular “Farmer for a Day,” but designed for the capabilities of younger kids. Farmer Jr. allows kids to work alongside Kensington Farmers to learn about life on the farm: meeting and feeding animals, hauling straw, doing chores and having fun!

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Outdoor Adventure Club: Insect Adventure – Summer Camp

July 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Go on a bug hunt! Catch butterflies. Flip over logs and rocks to find the creepy crawlies underneath. There’s a different adventure each week.

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Philharmonic – Kensington

July 15
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Michigan Philharmonic at the Metroparks is a spectacular outdoor event where visitors can enjoy the wonderful sounds of talented musicians while enjoying the beauty of the Metroparks. Our natural, scenic views married with the beautiful music of the Michigan Philharmonic is the symphony for your senses.

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Farmer Jr – Summer Camp

July 17 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 17, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on July 25, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on August 10, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on August 15, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on August 22, 2017 at 12:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Now younger kids get their chance to work at the farm! If your child has the energy and enthusiasm for farm chores, but maybe not the muscle power yet, this is their program! Farmer Jr. is similar to our popular “Farmer for a Day,” but designed for the capabilities of younger kids. Farmer Jr. allows kids to work alongside Kensington Farmers to learn about life on the farm: meeting and feeding animals, hauling straw, doing chores and having fun!

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Fish Camp – Summer Camp

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Discover the secret lives of fish. Learn knot tying, tackle making, and how to cast. Make a fish print T-shirt and go fishing. Borrow one of our fishing poles or bring your own. Bring a lunch.

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Outdoor Adventure Club: Reptile Adventure – Summer Camp

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Meet some of the reptiles and amphibians that make their home at the Kensington Nature Center. Get a behind-the-scenes look at reptile care and help feed some of the animals. There’s a different adventure each week.

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Farmer Jr – Summer Camp

July 25 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 17, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on July 25, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on August 10, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on August 15, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on August 22, 2017 at 12:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Now younger kids get their chance to work at the farm! If your child has the energy and enthusiasm for farm chores, but maybe not the muscle power yet, this is their program! Farmer Jr. is similar to our popular “Farmer for a Day,” but designed for the capabilities of younger kids. Farmer Jr. allows kids to work alongside Kensington Farmers to learn about life on the farm: meeting and feeding animals, hauling straw, doing chores and having fun!

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Farmer for a Day – Summer Camp

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 11, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on July 27, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 2, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 8, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 24, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of animals. Each program includes a chance to meet all of the farm’s animals. Kids will perform hands-on tasks such as feeding and watering animals, mucking stalls, and hauling hay and grain sacks. They will also get a chance to make a tasty farm food such as ice cream, bread, or cider.

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Outdoor Adventure Club: Backcountry Adventure – Summer Camp

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Hit the trails for a morning of outdoor exploring. Bounce on the bog, crawl in the creek, and jump in the mud. Be prepared to get dirty and wet. There’s a different adventure each week.

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August 2017

Farmer for a Day – Summer Camp

August 2 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 11, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on July 27, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 2, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 8, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 24, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

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

Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of animals. Each program includes a chance to meet all of the farm’s animals. Kids will perform hands-on tasks such as feeding and watering animals, mucking stalls, and hauling hay and grain sacks. They will also get a chance to make a tasty farm food such as ice cream, bread, or cider.

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Daring Day for Boys – Summer Camp

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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One event on June 25, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 5, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 6, 2017 at 10:00am

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Build a survival hut, get lost (and un-lost) in a swamp, make natural noise-makers, learn how to survive a bear attack, how to identify poisonous plants and snakes, and more! Boys will have fun learning real wilderness survival skills.

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Daring Day for Girls – Summer Camp

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Build a survival hut, get lost (and un-lost) in a swamp, make natural noise-makers, learn how to survive a bear attack, how to identify poisonous plants and snakes, and more!

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Farmer for a Day – Summer Camp

August 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 11, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on July 27, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 2, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 8, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 24, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

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

Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of animals. Each program includes a chance to meet all of the farm’s animals. Kids will perform hands-on tasks such as feeding and watering animals, mucking stalls, and hauling hay and grain sacks. They will also get a chance to make a tasty farm food such as ice cream, bread, or cider.

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Farmer Jr – Summer Camp

August 10 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 17, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on July 25, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on August 10, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on August 15, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on August 22, 2017 at 12:00pm

Kensington Metropark, 4570 Huron River Parkway
Milford, MI 48380 United States
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Now younger kids get their chance to work at the farm! If your child has the energy and enthusiasm for farm chores, but maybe not the muscle power yet, this is their program! Farmer Jr. is similar to our popular “Farmer for a Day,” but designed for the capabilities of younger kids. Farmer Jr. allows kids to work alongside Kensington Farmers to learn about life on the farm: meeting and feeding animals, hauling straw, doing chores and having fun!

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Farmer Jr – Summer Camp

August 15 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 17, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on July 25, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on August 10, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on August 15, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on August 22, 2017 at 12:00pm

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

Now younger kids get their chance to work at the farm! If your child has the energy and enthusiasm for farm chores, but maybe not the muscle power yet, this is their program! Farmer Jr. is similar to our popular “Farmer for a Day,” but designed for the capabilities of younger kids. Farmer Jr. allows kids to work alongside Kensington Farmers to learn about life on the farm: meeting and feeding animals, hauling straw, doing chores and having fun!

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Farmer Jr – Summer Camp

August 22 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 17, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on July 25, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on August 10, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on August 15, 2017 at 12:00pm

One event on August 22, 2017 at 12:00pm

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

Now younger kids get their chance to work at the farm! If your child has the energy and enthusiasm for farm chores, but maybe not the muscle power yet, this is their program! Farmer Jr. is similar to our popular “Farmer for a Day,” but designed for the capabilities of younger kids. Farmer Jr. allows kids to work alongside Kensington Farmers to learn about life on the farm: meeting and feeding animals, hauling straw, doing chores and having fun!

Find out more »

Farmer for a Day – Summer Camp

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 11, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on July 27, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 2, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 8, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on August 24, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

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

Designed to be educational and fun, this program allows kids the chance to work alongside our farmers taking care of animals. Each program includes a chance to meet all of the farm’s animals. Kids will perform hands-on tasks such as feeding and watering animals, mucking stalls, and hauling hay and grain sacks. They will also get a chance to make a tasty farm food such as ice cream, bread, or cider.

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