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March 2017

Preschool Storytime: All About Owls

March 27
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Whooo calls Lake St. Clair Metropark home? Through a story and activities you’ll discover the owls you can find right here in the park. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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April 2017

Owl Festival

April 1 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Find out more about these night time predators. Go on a walk where our Great Horned Owls nest, and meet some owls up close and personal! Come and just enjoy the day with our free, on-going programs for all ages. Live owl programs are recommended for ages 5 and up.

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Job Fair

April 1 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 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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Metro Dance Club

April 2 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on April 23, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on April 30, 2017 at 2:00pm

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Dance to the music of Tommy James

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Spring Break Hoots

April 3 @ 1:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Come learn about what owls live in Michigan and take a hike to find our Great Horned owls and if we’re lucky we’ll find them on the nest.

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Meet the Animals

April 5 @ 1:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Get an up close look and discover what the nature center’s animals like to eat.

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Full Pink Moon

April 7 @ 7:30 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Join us as we take a stroll through the forest and marsh under the Pink Moon.

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Hike to See Owls

April 8 @ 1:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Take a hike guided by naturalists to view the Great Horned owls nesting in Lake St. Clair Metropark.

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Earth Day Clean-up

April 22 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Litter, like fishing line and plastic bags, is dangerous for wildlife and unsightly to park visitors. Help keep our park beautiful and safe for people and wildlife during our Earth Day Clean-up! Check in first thing in the morning for area assignment. Then meet us back at the Nature Center for lunch.

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Metro Dance Club

April 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on April 23, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on April 30, 2017 at 2:00pm

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Dance to the music of Tommy James

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Preschool Storytime: Signs of Spring

April 24
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Learn about nature through a story and activity, then go on a hike to search for signs of spring. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Evening Frog Walk

April 29 @ 7:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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On a warm spring evening, the frogs will be “a-courtin.” Come out and listen to the chorus and learn more about their lifecycle. Age 7 and up.

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March of Dimes, March for Babies

April 30 @ 7:00 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 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!

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Metro Dance Club

April 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on April 23, 2017 at 2:00pm

One event on April 30, 2017 at 2:00pm

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Dance to the music of Tommy James

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May 2017

S’more Stories, Please

May 6 @ 7:30 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Enjoy the nice spring evenings around a campfire with stories and s’mores to keep you entertained. Age 6 and up.

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Evening Voyageur Canoe

May 12 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on May 26, 2017 at 7:00pm

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Slip through the cattails in our Voyageur canoe as we explore the North Marsh and the awakening evening wildlife. Don’t forget – everyone gets to paddle, too. Age 7 and up.

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Migration Day – Welcome Back Birds!

May 13 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Have fun with your family as we celebrate International Migratory Bird Day with bird hikes, activities, and crafts. Learn about projects you can do in your own backyard that help birds throughout the year. Make and take a bird feeder ($2) while supplies last.

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Birds ‘n’ Brunch

May 20 @ 9:00 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Take Mom on a spring hike to listen to and look for birds on the trail. Join us back at the Nature Center for a continental breakfast. Moms are free.

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Morning in the Marsh Canoe

May 20 @ 9:00 am
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One event on May 27, 2017 at 9:00am

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Join us as we paddle through our unique marsh aboard a 34-foot Voyageur canoe. We’ll explore nature and Michigan’s fur trade. Don’t forget – everyone gets to paddle, too. Ages 7 and up.

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Preschool Storytime: Frog’s Lunch

May 22
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Learn about frogs through a story and activity, then go on a hike to search for the hoppy frogs. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Evening Voyageur Canoe

May 26 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on May 26, 2017 at 7:00pm

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Slip through the cattails in our Voyageur canoe as we explore the North Marsh and the awakening evening wildlife. Don’t forget – everyone gets to paddle, too. Age 7 and up.

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Morning in the Marsh Canoe

May 27 @ 9:00 am
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One event on May 27, 2017 at 9:00am

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Join us as we paddle through our unique marsh aboard a 34-foot Voyageur canoe. We’ll explore nature and Michigan’s fur trade. Don’t forget – everyone gets to paddle, too. Ages 7 and up.

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June 2017

Morning in the Marsh Canoe

June 3 @ 9:00 am
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One event on June 17, 2017 at 9:00am

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Join us as we paddle through our unique marsh aboard a 34 foot voyageur canoe. We’ll explore nature and Michigan’s fur trade. Don’t forget – everyone gets to paddle, too. Ages 7 and up.

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Evening Voyageur Canoe

June 9 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on June 23, 2017 at 7:00pm

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Slip through the cattails in our Voyageur canoe as we explore the North Marsh and the awakening evening wildlife. Don’t forget – everyone gets to paddle, too.

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Bree’z through the Shores

June 10
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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In honor of Breeana Kay Dixit, the Run Again Foundation presents the 5th Annual Bree'z Through the Shores 5K. Helping youth and young adults was one of Bree's biggest passions, we honor that by raising money to help support people to live healthy lifestyles in the Metro Detroit area.

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River Day: Explore the Wetland by Canoe

June 10 @ 9:00 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Join us as we paddle through our unique marsh aboard a 34-foot Voyageur canoe. Don’t forget – everyone gets to paddle, too. Ages 7 and up.

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River Day: Marsh Boardwalk Hike

June 10 @ 1:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Join us for a nature hike to the boardwalk trail in search of some of the more elusive birds such as Marsh Wren and Least Bitterns that are taking advantage of the marshland habitat restoration.

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Sprint N’ Splash

June 17
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Sprint and Splash is a fundraising event with the unique purpose of promoting and celebrating Lake St. Clair, which is truly the "heart" of the Great Lakes. Sprint and Splash kicks off the day with a 6-mile WPA Sanctioned Stand-Up Paddle board race. Following the SUP race, is the Duathlon, which combines a 5K run AND a 2-mile paddle (kayak or stand-up paddle board). Sprint and Splash also offers a 5K Fun Run and Walk (for those who want to stay dry) and a 2-mile recreational Stand-Up Paddleboard race.

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Morning in the Marsh Canoe

June 17 @ 9:00 am
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One event on June 17, 2017 at 9:00am

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Join us as we paddle through our unique marsh aboard a 34 foot voyageur canoe. We’ll explore nature and Michigan’s fur trade. Don’t forget – everyone gets to paddle, too. Ages 7 and up.

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Evening Voyageur Canoe

June 23 @ 7:00 pm
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One event on June 23, 2017 at 7:00pm

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Slip through the cattails in our Voyageur canoe as we explore the North Marsh and the awakening evening wildlife. Don’t forget – everyone gets to paddle, too.

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Nature Explorer’s Camp – Summer Camp

June 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on June 27, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on June 28, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on June 29, 2017 at 10:00am

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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If you enjoy being outside, this camp is for you! Each day we’ll explore a new sense of nature through activities, games and crafts. During camp, we’ll explore nature by paddling a 34-foot long canoe, catching critters with nets, and finding plants that could help us survive and doing many other activities.

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Nature Explorer’s Camp – Summer Camp

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

One event on June 28, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on June 29, 2017 at 10:00am

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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If you enjoy being outside, this camp is for you! Each day we’ll explore a new sense of nature through activities, games and crafts. During camp, we’ll explore nature by paddling a 34-foot long canoe, catching critters with nets, and finding plants that could help us survive and doing many other activities.

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Nature Explorer’s Camp – Summer Camp

June 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on June 27, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on June 28, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on June 29, 2017 at 10:00am

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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If you enjoy being outside, this camp is for you! Each day we’ll explore a new sense of nature through activities, games and crafts. During camp, we’ll explore nature by paddling a 34-foot long canoe, catching critters with nets, and finding plants that could help us survive and doing many other activities.

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Nature Explorer’s Camp – Summer Camp

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on June 27, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on June 28, 2017 at 10:00am

One event on June 29, 2017 at 10:00am

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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If you enjoy being outside, this camp is for you! Each day we’ll explore a new sense of nature through activities, games and crafts. During camp, we’ll explore nature by paddling a 34-foot long canoe, catching critters with nets, and finding plants that could help us survive and doing many other activities.

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Fireworks – Lake St. Clair

June 30
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 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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July 2017

Philharmonic – Lake St. Clair

July 29
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 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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