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Lake St. Clair Metropark

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31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
(586) 463-4581 http://www.metroparks.com/parks/lake-st-clair-metroparks/

April 2020

CANCELED: MI Wild: Birds of Prey

April 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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When the trees are bare, it can be a great time to view Red-tailed hawks, Great Horned Owls, and even Bald Eagles in the park. Find out about special adaptations these types of birds have that make them excellent predators,…

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MI Wild: Grasshoppers, Spiders, and Dragonflies, Oh My

April 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Did you think we were going to say Lions, Tigers and Bears? Join us and afternoon of activities to discover how insects and spiders are beneficial to the environment! Get a crash course in using sweep nets, leaf litter shakers,…

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CANCELED: Little Critters: Spring 2

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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We welcome our youngest learners to an hour of nature study just for them! Enjoy parent and child activities with music, movement, sensory, and group play related to our seasonal topic. Short guided explorations with the interpreter indoors and outdoors…

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Homeschool: Citizen Science

April 15 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Citizen Science is a way for members of the public to contribute to scientific research by gathering data collectively from many locations. The focus for this class is Journey North, an organization that collects information on a variety of species.…

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Earth Day Clean-Up @ Lake St. Clair

April 18 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Join us for an Earth Day Clean-up to help keep our park beautiful and safe for people and wildlife! There will be various areas of the park that we will clean up, including our shoreline. Individuals, families and groups welcome.…

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Heritage Skills: Drills

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

From fire starting to boring holes, drills have been an essential tool throughout history. During this heritage skills class, we’ll learn the history, and many uses, of cord and pump drills and how they are made. There will be tools…

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Music of the Marsh

April 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

The wetlands of Lake St. Clair Metropark are alive with the calls of frogs and nesting migratory birds. Join us for a hike and listen to the music of the marsh as we discover what frogs and birds are “singing”…

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May 2020

Frog Songs Night Hike

May 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Frog calls are one of the many sounds that can be heard on a spring night. Learn about the frog species that live in Michigan and the unique sounds they make. Take a guided night hike through our marsh to…

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Paint Like Bob Ross

May 3 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Have you always wanted to paint like a famous artist such as Bob Ross? Come and join Ted Simpson, CRI instructor from Natures Brush Studio (NaturesBrushStudio.com) as he walks you through all the steps in painting a new Bob Ross…

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Bird Migration Day: Early Bird Hike

May 9 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Celebrate International Migratory Bird Day with a hike along the nature trails to see what birds are here. Learn what to look for to I.D. migratory birds. After, visit and watch our federally-licensed bird bander catch, band, and release songbirds.…

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Bird Migration Day: Beginning Birders

May 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Have fun with your family as we celebrate International Migratory Bird Day with a hike along the nature trails. Learn how to use binoculars and what to look for when we ID birds. Use the nature center’s binoculars or bring…

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Girl Scouts: Mariners Mini-Adventure, Voyageur Canoe Tours

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on May 16, 2020 at 1:00pm

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Take a trip through our marsh on our replica 34 ft. voyageur canoe! Explore what wildlife calls Lake St. Clair Metropark home as we paddle through the marsh. Learn about the history of the French voyageurs as we travel in…

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Girl Scouts: Mariners Mini-Adventure, Voyageur Canoe Tours

May 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on May 16, 2020 at 1:00pm

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Take a trip through our marsh on our replica 34 ft. voyageur canoe! Explore what wildlife calls Lake St. Clair Metropark home as we paddle through the marsh. Learn about the history of the French voyageurs as we travel in…

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Canoe through the Marsh

May 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on May 31, 2020 at 1:00pm

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Join us as we paddle through the North Marsh aboard a 34-foot Voyageur canoe. Learn about the Voyageurs who paddled these same canoes during Michigan’s fur trade. Everyone gets to paddle! Seating is limited. Ages 7 and up. Time: 1…

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Summer Concert Series

May 24 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on May 31, 2020 at 6:30pm

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Spend your Sunday evening with us enjoying the music from different metro Detroit bands.  The perfect way to extend your weekend and enjoy a concert is at Lake St. Clair Metorpark’s Activity Center.  From big band swing to country or…

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Sounds of Spring Night Hike

May 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Spring nights are full of many interesting sounds. Listen for frogs calling, birds singing, and look for the American Woodcock dancing in the sky! Enjoy a guided hike through our marsh in search of these animals and more, all while…

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Canoe through the Marsh

May 31 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on May 31, 2020 at 1:00pm

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Join us as we paddle through the North Marsh aboard a 34-foot Voyageur canoe. Learn about the Voyageurs who paddled these same canoes during Michigan’s fur trade. Everyone gets to paddle! Seating is limited. Ages 7 and up. Time: 1…

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Summer Concert Series

May 31 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on May 31, 2020 at 6:30pm

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Spend your Sunday evening with us enjoying the music from different metro Detroit bands.  The perfect way to extend your weekend and enjoy a concert is at Lake St. Clair Metorpark’s Activity Center.  From big band swing to country or…

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June 2020

Full Moon Hike: Strawberry Moon

June 5 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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Come out to the nature center to explore the nature trails as we prepare for the hot summer months. The frogs are calling, the birds are singing, and the marsh is full of life! Join us on a guided hike…

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Canoe through the Marsh

June 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on June 20, 2020 at 10:00am

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Join us as we paddle through the North Marsh aboard a 34-foot voyageur canoe. The quiet early morning is a good time to look for unique birds, frogs, and other animals hiding in the cattails. Find out about the Voyageurs…

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Rosco the Clown

June 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Join Rosco the Clown and his guests as they bring out their family-friendly entertainment to have you wiggling and giggling all afternoon. Fun for all ages. Time: 11:30 a.m. Cost: Free! Location: Lake St. Clair Metropark, Playground Contact: Phone: (586)…

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Evening Voyageur Canoe

June 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Join us as we travel through time aboard a 34-foot traditional Voyageur canoe. You’ll be just like Michigan’s fur traders as you paddle through the North Marsh. Learn about Michigan’s fur trade, hear and see the wildlife living and experience…

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Book Break Storytime

June 15 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until June 29, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Take a book break at the beach with the Harrison Township Storytellers. Children of all ages are welcome to join us for a special story time at the playground. Sponsored by the Harrison Township Public Library. Fun for all ages.…

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Sprint and Splash

June 20 @ 9:00 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

The 9th Annual Sprint and Splash will include 5k Run/Walk, Duathlon (combines a 5k run and 2-mile paddle), 2-mile kayak race, 2-mile recreational stand-up paddleboard race, 6-mile sanctioned stand-up paddleboard race.  There will also be music, food, craft beer and…

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Canoe through the Marsh

June 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on June 20, 2020 at 10:00am

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Join us as we paddle through the North Marsh aboard a 34-foot voyageur canoe. The quiet early morning is a good time to look for unique birds, frogs, and other animals hiding in the cattails. Find out about the Voyageurs…

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Raising Monarchs 101

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Beautiful orange and black monarch butterflies are a common sight in the summer and fall. However, did you know that less than 10% of monarch eggs survive to become butterflies? There are many ways to help monarchs, from planting milkweed…

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Book Break Storytime

June 22 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until June 29, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Take a book break at the beach with the Harrison Township Storytellers. Children of all ages are welcome to join us for a special story time at the playground. Sponsored by the Harrison Township Public Library. Fun for all ages.…

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Summer Discovery Cruises

June 25
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One event on June 28, 2020 at 12:00am

One event on June 29, 2020 at 12:00am

One event on June 30, 2020 at 12:00am

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Summer Discovery Cruises offer anyone interested in exploring the heart of the Great Lakes, Lake St. Clair. This blue water gem is full of history, wildlife and event shipwrecks! This is a great opportunity to get out on the water for…

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Great American Campout at Lake St. Clair Metropark

June 27 @ 2:00 pm - June 28 @ 11:00 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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An overnight camping experience at Lake St. Clair Metropark. Tents only, activities to include guided hikes, dinner, continental breakfast, campfire, park activities, family activities, maximum of 6 people per site. Site size approximately 20 x 20. Fun for all ages.…

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Great American Campout at Lake St. Clair Metropark

June 27 @ 2:00 pm - June 28 @ 11:00 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

An overnight camping experience at Lake St. Clair Metropark.    Tents only, Activities to include guided hikes, dinner, continental breakfast, campfire, park activities, family activities, maximum of 6 people per site. Site size approximately 20x20. Fun for all ages. Time:…

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Summer Discovery Cruises

June 28
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One event on June 28, 2020 at 12:00am

One event on June 29, 2020 at 12:00am

One event on June 30, 2020 at 12:00am

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Summer Discovery Cruises offer anyone interested in exploring the heart of the Great Lakes, Lake St. Clair. This blue water gem is full of history, wildlife and event shipwrecks! This is a great opportunity to get out on the water for…

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Summer Discovery Cruises

June 29
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One event on June 28, 2020 at 12:00am

One event on June 29, 2020 at 12:00am

One event on June 30, 2020 at 12:00am

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Summer Discovery Cruises offer anyone interested in exploring the heart of the Great Lakes, Lake St. Clair. This blue water gem is full of history, wildlife and event shipwrecks! This is a great opportunity to get out on the water for…

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Book Break Storytime

June 29 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until June 29, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Take a book break at the beach with the Harrison Township Storytellers. Children of all ages are welcome to join us for a special story time at the playground. Sponsored by the Harrison Township Public Library. Fun for all ages.…

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Summer Discovery Cruises

June 30
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One event on June 28, 2020 at 12:00am

One event on June 29, 2020 at 12:00am

One event on June 30, 2020 at 12:00am

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Summer Discovery Cruises offer anyone interested in exploring the heart of the Great Lakes, Lake St. Clair. This blue water gem is full of history, wildlife and event shipwrecks! This is a great opportunity to get out on the water for…

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July 2020

Rosco the Clown

July 1 @ 11:30 am
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One event on July 29, 2020 at 11:30am

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Join Rosco the Clown and his guests as they bring out their family-friendly entertainment to have you wiggling and giggling all afternoon. Fun for all ages. Time: 11:30 a.m. Cost: Free! Location: Lake St. Clair Metropark, Playground Contact: Phone: (586)…

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Summer Concert Series

July 5 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until July 26, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Spend your Sunday evening with us enjoying the music from different metro Detroit bands.  The perfect way to extend your weekend and enjoy a concert is at Lake St. Clair Metorpark’s Activity Center.  From big band swing to country or…

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Book Break Storytime

July 6 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until July 27, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Take a book break at the beach with the Harrison Township Storytellers. Children of all ages are welcome to join us for a special story time at the playground. Sponsored by the Harrison Township Public Library. Fun for all ages.…

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Summer Discovery Cruises

July 9 @ 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 12, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Summer Discovery Cruises offer anyone interested in exploring the heart of the Great Lakes, Lake St. Clair. This blue water gem is full of history, wildlife and event shipwrecks! This is a great opportunity to get out on the water for…

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Summer Discovery Cruises

July 10 @ 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 12, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Summer Discovery Cruises offer anyone interested in exploring the heart of the Great Lakes, Lake St. Clair. This blue water gem is full of history, wildlife and event shipwrecks! This is a great opportunity to get out on the water for…

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Evening Voyageur Canoe

July 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Join us as we paddle through the North Marsh aboard a 34-foot voyageur canoe. Learn about this Join us as we travel through time aboard a 34-foot traditional Voyageur canoe. You’ll be just like Michigan’s fur traders as you paddle…

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Summer Discovery Cruises

July 11 @ 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 12, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Summer Discovery Cruises offer anyone interested in exploring the heart of the Great Lakes, Lake St. Clair. This blue water gem is full of history, wildlife and event shipwrecks! This is a great opportunity to get out on the water for…

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Summer Discovery Cruises

July 12 @ 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 12, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Summer Discovery Cruises offer anyone interested in exploring the heart of the Great Lakes, Lake St. Clair. This blue water gem is full of history, wildlife and event shipwrecks! This is a great opportunity to get out on the water for…

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Meet the Nature Center Animals

July 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Join us for an exclusive meet-and-greet with the animals that call our Nature Center home. Children and adults will have a chance to touch live animals and learn about what makes them so special. Expand your knowledge of Michigan frog,…

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Summer Concert Series

July 12 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until July 26, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Spend your Sunday evening with us enjoying the music from different metro Detroit bands.  The perfect way to extend your weekend and enjoy a concert is at Lake St. Clair Metorpark’s Activity Center.  From big band swing to country or…

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Little Critters: Summer I

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

We welcome our youngest learners to an hour of nature study just for them! Enjoy parent and child activities with music, movement, sensory, and group play. Short guided explorations with the interpreter indoors and outdoors to search for things in…

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Book Break Storytime

July 13 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until July 27, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Take a book break at the beach with the Harrison Township Storytellers. Children of all ages are welcome to join us for a special story time at the playground. Sponsored by the Harrison Township Public Library. Fun for all ages.…

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Homeschool Citizen Science: Herp Atlas

July 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Citizen Science is a way for members of the public to contribute to scientific research by gathering data collectively from many locations. Homeschoolers will have a chance to explore our wetland habitat as citizen scientists while we search for frogs,…

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Summer Discovery Cruises

July 16 @ 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 19, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Summer Discovery Cruises offer anyone interested in exploring the heart of the Great Lakes, Lake St. Clair. This blue water gem is full of history, wildlife and event shipwrecks! This is a great opportunity to get out on the water for…

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Summer Discovery Cruises

July 17 @ 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 19, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Summer Discovery Cruises offer anyone interested in exploring the heart of the Great Lakes, Lake St. Clair. This blue water gem is full of history, wildlife and event shipwrecks! This is a great opportunity to get out on the water for…

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Summer Discovery Cruises

July 18 @ 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 19, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Summer Discovery Cruises offer anyone interested in exploring the heart of the Great Lakes, Lake St. Clair. This blue water gem is full of history, wildlife and event shipwrecks! This is a great opportunity to get out on the water for…

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Morning Canoe Through the Marsh

July 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Join us as we paddle through the North Marsh aboard a 34-foot Voyageur canoe. The quiet, early morning is the perfect time to look for unique birds, frogs, and other animals hiding in the cattails. Learn out about the Voyageurs…

Find out more »

Summer Discovery Cruises

July 19 @ 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until July 19, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Summer Discovery Cruises offer anyone interested in exploring the heart of the Great Lakes, Lake St. Clair. This blue water gem is full of history, wildlife and event shipwrecks! This is a great opportunity to get out on the water for…

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Summer Concert Series

July 19 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until July 26, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Spend your Sunday evening with us enjoying the music from different metro Detroit bands.  The perfect way to extend your weekend and enjoy a concert is at Lake St. Clair Metorpark’s Activity Center.  From big band swing to country or…

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Book Break Storytime

July 20 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until July 27, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Take a book break at the beach with the Harrison Township Storytellers. Children of all ages are welcome to join us for a special story time at the playground. Sponsored by the Harrison Township Public Library. Fun for all ages.…

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MI Wild: Invert Investigators

July 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

During the summer our marsh is full of small aquatic creatures, known as macroinvertebrates, that live just below the water’s surface. These incredible species lack backbones, can be seen without microscopes and can tell us if our waters are clean…

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Evening Voyageur Canoe

July 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Join us as we travel through time aboard a 34-foot traditional Voyageur canoe. You’ll be just like Michigan’s fur traders as you paddle through the North Marsh.  Learn about Michigan’s fur trade, hear and see the wildlife living and experience…

Find out more »

Heritage Skills: Paper Making with Plants

July 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Develop a new skill and learn the craft of paper making. We will explore how to take native plants and process them to create your very own unique, hand-made paper. All materials will be provided for this program, dress to…

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Summer Concert Series

July 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until July 26, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Spend your Sunday evening with us enjoying the music from different metro Detroit bands.  The perfect way to extend your weekend and enjoy a concert is at Lake St. Clair Metorpark’s Activity Center.  From big band swing to country or…

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Nature Day Camp: Junior Naturalist

July 27 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 28, 2020 at 10:00am

One event on July 29, 2020 at 10:00am

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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It’s time to unplug the electronics. Come and enjoy our three-day camp explore the many unique habitats of Lake St. Clair Metropark with us. Campers will dive into the insect world on land and in water through sweep netting and…

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Book Break Storytime

July 27 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until July 27, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Take a book break at the beach with the Harrison Township Storytellers. Children of all ages are welcome to join us for a special story time at the playground. Sponsored by the Harrison Township Public Library. Fun for all ages.…

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Nature Day Camp: Junior Naturalist

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 28, 2020 at 10:00am

One event on July 29, 2020 at 10:00am

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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It’s time to unplug the electronics. Come and enjoy our three-day camp explore the many unique habitats of Lake St. Clair Metropark with us. Campers will dive into the insect world on land and in water through sweep netting and…

Find out more »

Nature Day Camp: Junior Naturalist

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on July 28, 2020 at 10:00am

One event on July 29, 2020 at 10:00am

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States
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It’s time to unplug the electronics. Come and enjoy our three-day camp explore the many unique habitats of Lake St. Clair Metropark with us. Campers will dive into the insect world on land and in water through sweep netting and…

Find out more »

Rosco the Clown

July 29 @ 11:30 am
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One event on July 29, 2020 at 11:30am

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Join Rosco the Clown and his guests as they bring out their family-friendly entertainment to have you wiggling and giggling all afternoon. Fun for all ages. Time: 11:30 a.m. Cost: Free! Location: Lake St. Clair Metropark, Playground Contact: Phone: (586)…

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August 2020

Full Moon Hike: The Sturgeon Moon

August 1 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Warm summer nights are a perfect opportunity to observe and listen to insects such as moths, katydids and fireflies! Take a twilight walk to explore what’s happening this time of year outdoors. Learn more about the summer sky and why…

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Book Break Storytime

August 3 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until August 17, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Take a book break at the beach with the Harrison Township Storytellers. Children of all ages are welcome to join us for a special story time at the playground. Sponsored by the Harrison Township Public Library. Fun for all ages.…

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Senior Shuttle Tour

August 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Relax in the cool air of our shuttle bus for a tour of Lake St. Clair Metropark!  We will share the history of the park, highlight the Marsh Restoration and of course, look for animals that call our park home. …

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Evening Voyageur Canoe

August 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Join us as we travel through time aboard a 34-foot traditional Voyageur canoe. You’ll be just like Michigan’s fur traders as you paddle through the North Marsh.  Learn about Michigan’s fur trade, hear and see the wildlife living and experience…

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Summer Concert Series

August 9 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 30, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Spend your Sunday evening with us enjoying the music from different metro Detroit bands.  The perfect way to extend your weekend and enjoy a concert is at Lake St. Clair Metorpark’s Activity Center.  From big band swing to country or…

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Little Critters: Summer II

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

We welcome our youngest learners to an hour of nature study just for them! Enjoy parent and child activities with music, movement, sensory, and group play. Short guided explorations with the interpreter indoors and outdoors to search for things in…

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Book Break Storytime

August 10 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until August 17, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Take a book break at the beach with the Harrison Township Storytellers. Children of all ages are welcome to join us for a special story time at the playground. Sponsored by the Harrison Township Public Library. Fun for all ages.…

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Wild Edible Tea Time

August 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Relax and unwind during our wild edible tea time! Enjoy a wide array of teas and snacks made from plants native to Michigan. You’ll learn how to identify these edible plants and then take a short hike to find them…

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Canoe Through the Marsh

August 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Join us as we paddle through the North Marsh aboard a 34-foot Voyageur canoe. Learn about the Voyageurs who paddled these same canoes during Michigan’s fur trade. Everyone gets to paddle! Seating is limited. Ages 7 and up. Time: 1…

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Summer Concert Series

August 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 30, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Spend your Sunday evening with us enjoying the music from different metro Detroit bands.  The perfect way to extend your weekend and enjoy a concert is at Lake St. Clair Metorpark’s Activity Center.  From big band swing to country or…

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Book Break Storytime

August 17 @ 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until August 17, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Take a book break at the beach with the Harrison Township Storytellers. Children of all ages are welcome to join us for a special story time at the playground. Sponsored by the Harrison Township Public Library. Fun for all ages.…

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Magical Monarch Stroll

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Join us on a hike along our nature trails in search of monarch butterflies. It is a good time to see large caterpillars munching milkweed leaves and adult butterflies nectaring on wildflowers. If conditions are right, we can tag some…

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BassMasters

August 20 @ 8:00 am - August 23 @ 8:00 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Watch the top anglers compete in the BassMaster Elite tournament at Lake St. Clair Metropark.  Fun for all ages. Time: TBD Cost: TBD Location: TBD Contact: https://www.bassmaster.com/tournaments/2020-bassmaster-elite-lake-st-clair A Metroparks vehicle pass is required to enter any Metropark.

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Senior Shuttle & Ice Cream Social

August 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Celebrate National Senior Citizen Day with an exciting tour of Lake St. Clair Metropark. Relax in the cool air of our shuttle bus for your tour, where we will share the history of the park, highlight the Marsh Restoration and…

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Morning Canoe Through the Marsh

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Join us as we paddle through the North Marsh aboard a 34-foot Voyageur canoe. The quiet, early morning is the perfect time to look for unique birds, frogs, and other animals hiding in the cattails. Learn out about the Voyageurs…

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Nature Journaling

August 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Nature journaling is a fun and artistic way to record thoughts, observations, activities, and feelings made while out in nature. These journals are not just diaries; they are tools for young naturalists to explore and record the world around them!…

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Summer Concert Series

August 23 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 30, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Spend your Sunday evening with us enjoying the music from different metro Detroit bands.  The perfect way to extend your weekend and enjoy a concert is at Lake St. Clair Metorpark’s Activity Center.  From big band swing to country or…

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Rosco the Clown

August 26 @ 11:30 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Join Rosco the Clown and his guests as they bring out their family-friendly entertainment to have you wiggling and giggling all afternoon. Fun for all ages. Time: 11:30 a.m. Cost: Free! Location: Lake St. Clair Metropark, Playground Contact: Phone: (586)…

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Voyageur Encampment

August 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 30, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Experience the rich history connected with the Voyageurs, Coureur de Bois, early settlers, Indians and military of the Great Lakes Fur Trade Era. This reenactment of the life-styles and skills of this era will include demonstrations and displays of canoe…

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Voyageur Encampment

August 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 30, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Experience the rich history connected with the Voyageurs, Coureur de Bois, early settlers, Indians and military of the Great Lakes Fur Trade Era. This reenactment of the life-styles and skills of this era will include demonstrations and displays of canoe…

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Summer Concert Series

August 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until August 30, 2020

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Spend your Sunday evening with us enjoying the music from different metro Detroit bands.  The perfect way to extend your weekend and enjoy a concert is at Lake St. Clair Metorpark’s Activity Center.  From big band swing to country or…

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September 2020

Senior Social: Butterflies and Wildflowers

September 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Wildflowers provide the nutrients needed for our park’s many different butterfly species. Learn about the common butterfly species we see this time of year and the flowers they feed from. There will be opportunities to view these beautiful creatures in…

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Morning Canoe through the Marsh

September 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Join us as we paddle through the North Marsh aboard a 34-foot Voyageur canoe. The quiet, early morning is a perfect time to look for unique birds, frogs, and other animals hiding in the cattails. Learn out about the Voyageurs…

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Summer Concert Series

September 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Spend your Sunday evening with us enjoying the music from different metro Detroit bands.  The perfect way to extend your weekend and enjoy a concert is at Lake St. Clair Metorpark’s Activity Center.  From big band swing to country or…

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Senior Cart Tour

September 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Ride with us around Lake St. Clair Metropark while we discover the 1820 Cass Expedition landing at Metropolitan Beach, discuss the unique features of Huron Pointe, and share the importance of Point Rosa Marsh. We’ll finish our program with cider…

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Monarch & Hummingbird Migration Day

September 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Celebrate the fall migration of the Ruby-throated Hummingbird and Monarch Butterfly with us. Learn how far these delicate creatures travel and how they prepare for the long journey south. Hike with us through our unique wetland habitat and discover why…

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Meet the Nature Center Animals

September 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on September 13, 2020 at 1:00pm

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

It’s Grandparents Day!  Bring your grandparents out to the nature center to meet our furry, scaly and feathered creatures. Get up close with our resident snakes and turtles, touch animal furs and skulls and learn all about the animals that…

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Meet the Nature Center Animals

September 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on September 13, 2020 at 1:00pm

Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

It’s Grandparents Day!  Bring your grandparents out to the nature center to meet our furry, scaly and feathered creatures. Get up close with our resident snakes and turtles, touch animal furs and skulls and learn all about the animals that…

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Senior Social: What’s That Bird?

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Enjoy one of the last days of summer learning about the common birds we see in Michigan. Learn what our birds eat, where they go during the winter, and what their calls sound like. You will then get the opportunity…

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Metro Boat Show

September 17 @ 8:00 am - September 20 @ 8:00 am
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

The Metro Boat Show brings together all things families, boaters and boat enthusiast enjoy.  Explore boats, boat accessories, food trucks, giveaways, tiki bar, live music, rc boats, bounce houses, meeta mermaid, kids crafts, face painting and more. Fun for all…

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Evening Voyageur Canoe

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Join us as we paddle through the North Marsh aboard a 34-foot Voyageur canoe. Learn about this unique wetland habitat while searching for animals that are more active in the evening. Learn about the Voyageurs who paddled these canoes during…

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Heritage Skills: Natural Dyes

September 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

During this interactive program learn how to make your own natural dyes using native plants! We will take a hike to identify local plant species and collet small samples to use in dyeing projects at home. Witness the process of…

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Get Out & Play Day

September 26 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Wondering what you can do outdoors with your family? Join us at Lake St. Clair Metropark (rain or shine) for lots of activities to enjoy with your family in the great outdoors. Special activities include hay wagon rides, a straw…

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October 2020

Full Moon Hike: Hunter’s Moon

October 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Fall is in full swing here at Lake St. Clair with cooler temps and changing leaves. Join us to take a nighttime stroll through the park, after hours, to enjoy the fall air and learn all about how our animals…

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Cub Scout Lion: Mountain Lion Adventure

October 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Through games and hands-on activities, Lions will practice using the buddy system, identifying the Cub Scout Six Essentials, and staying safe on the trail. Then they will put their new skills to the test on a guided learning hike through…

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Cub Scout Webelos: Into the Woods

October 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Join us in learning about Michigan plants and trees and how they are used by animals and humans alike.  Webelos will take a hike to find these plants and investigate the roles they play in our ecosystem. Indoors, scouts will…

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Cub Scout Bears: Fur, Feathers and Ferns

October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metro Parkway
Harrison Township, MI 48045 United States

Get ready Bear Scouts, we’re going for a hike! We’ll trek a mile in search of animals and the signs they leave behind. We will hone our observational skills using binoculars and magnifying glasses to look at wildlife closely and…

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