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Oakwoods Metropark

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32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
(734) 782-3956 http://www.metroparks.com/parks/oakwoods-metropark/

October 2020

Meet Around the Table

October 2 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 11, 2020

Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Swing by our table set up in front of the bird enclosures (weather permitting) with some fun and exciting nature-oriented items to show. Stop by to explore the items and learn something new. Face coverings are encouraged. Fun for all…

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Meet Around the Table

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 11, 2020

Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Swing by our table set up in front of the bird enclosures (weather permitting) with some fun and exciting nature-oriented items to show. Stop by to explore the items and learn something new. Face coverings are encouraged. Fun for all…

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Hiking the Butterfly Garden Trail

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

What forms of beauty can be discovered along the trail in our Butterfly Viewing Area? Join us for a fun walk through this unique field, which is a Certified Monarch Waystation, to explore the gorgeous colors of the flowers that…

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Going Nuts at Oakwoods Hike

October 3 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Find out who put the “oak” in Oakwoods Metropark as we search for nuts and seeds on this autumn hike.  These little bundles of baby plant joy might grow into forests and fields, but they also support innumerable wild creatures…

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Meet Around the Table

October 4 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 11, 2020

Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Swing by our table set up in front of the bird enclosures (weather permitting) with some fun and exciting nature-oriented items to show. Stop by to explore the items and learn something new. Face coverings are encouraged. Fun for all…

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Meet Around the Table

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 11, 2020

Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Swing by our table set up in front of the bird enclosures (weather permitting) with some fun and exciting nature-oriented items to show. Stop by to explore the items and learn something new. Face coverings are encouraged. Fun for all…

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Nature at Night: Autumn

October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Autumn is a time of dramatic change and preparation for our plants and animals. We will be hitting the trails and discussing some of the plants and animals of Oakwoods Metropark; and what they do to prepare for the up-coming…

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Meet Around the Table

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 11, 2020

Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Swing by our table set up in front of the bird enclosures (weather permitting) with some fun and exciting nature-oriented items to show. Stop by to explore the items and learn something new. Face coverings are encouraged. Fun for all…

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Autumn Leaf Tree ID

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Autumn is a time of dramatic change and preparation for our trees. Without a doubt, one of the most notable changes are the vibrant yellows, reds, and oranges that begin to pop on our many tree species. Join us for…

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Cemetery Tales: Stories from the Passed

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Join us for an evening of history and folklore as we explore the Huron Township Cemetery, located in Willow Metropark. Begin the evening with a short hike to the cemetery where stories come to life!! This is not a haunted…

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Meet Around the Table

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 11, 2020

Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Swing by our table set up in front of the bird enclosures (weather permitting) with some fun and exciting nature-oriented items to show. Stop by to explore the items and learn something new. Face coverings are encouraged. Fun for all…

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Evening Lantern Tours

October 16 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 24, 2020

Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Gather at the warming bon fire before your lantern tour.  A lantern-bearing guide will lead you down the pumpkin-lit trail through the woods to encounter various characters and uncanny situations.  The tour showcases Michigan’s legends and local history. This is…

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Evening Lantern Tours

October 17 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 24, 2020

Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Gather at the warming bon fire before your lantern tour.  A lantern-bearing guide will lead you down the pumpkin-lit trail through the woods to encounter various characters and uncanny situations.  The tour showcases Michigan’s legends and local history. This is…

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Evening Lantern Tours

October 23 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 24, 2020

Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Gather at the warming bon fire before your lantern tour.  A lantern-bearing guide will lead you down the pumpkin-lit trail through the woods to encounter various characters and uncanny situations.  The tour showcases Michigan’s legends and local history. This is…

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Evening Lantern Tours

October 24 @ 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until October 24, 2020

Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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Gather at the warming bon fire before your lantern tour.  A lantern-bearing guide will lead you down the pumpkin-lit trail through the woods to encounter various characters and uncanny situations.  The tour showcases Michigan’s legends and local history. This is…

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November 2020

Hike-n-Sketch

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Let’s hit the trails in search of some woodland beauty. While we are out, we will be journaling some of our findings through sketches. Bring your own journal and your artistic talent for an inspirational day outdoors! Face coverings are…

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Evening Owl Prowl

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 28, 2020

Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Learn about the habits and habitats of these extraordinary birds as we head out on the trails and see if we can lure in a Screech Owl or two with recorded calls! Face coverings are encouraged. Fun for all ages!…

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Friday Night Bonfire

November 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Join us for some time around the bonfire as we tell some tales about animals, people, and places from the area. Face coverings are encouraged. Fun for all ages! Time: 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Cost: $5 per person Location:…

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Forest Scavenger Hunt

November 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

We will have a list of fun and unique things for you to challenge your observation skills along the trails. Ona guided walk, see if you can spot the items before others in the group. Face coverings are encouraged. Fun…

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Evening Owl Prowl

November 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 28, 2020

Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Learn about the habits and habitats of these extraordinary birds as we head out on the trails and see if we can lure in a Screech Owl or two with recorded calls! Face coverings are encouraged. Fun for all ages!…

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River Residents

November 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

The Huron River is home to a huge number of birds, fish, mammals and more. Join us for a stroll along the banks of the Huron to discover evidence left by some of our local “River Residents” and discuss some…

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Evening Owl Prowl

November 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 28, 2020

Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Learn about the habits and habitats of these extraordinary birds as we head out on the trails and see if we can lure in a Screech Owl or two with recorded calls! Face coverings are encouraged. Fun for all ages!…

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Tracking the Wild Turkey

November 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Is that a baby velociraptor at Oakwoods Metropark?!  A songbird might not remind us of its dinosaur ancestors, but when you see a wild turkey stalking through the undergrowth, you might just catch a glimpse of a modern prehistoric predator. …

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Evening Owl Prowl

November 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Saturday, repeating until November 28, 2020

Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Learn about the habits and habitats of these extraordinary birds as we head out on the trails and see if we can lure in a Screech Owl or two with recorded calls! Face coverings are encouraged. Fun for all ages!…

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December 2020

Trail Tales

December 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States
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During this casual nature walk, we will learn different tales of the natural world through stories, legends and lore. We will discover how the stories of everything in nature connect all who inhabit the land. All visitors are encouraged to…

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Evening Owl Prowl

December 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Learn about the habits and habitats of these extraordinary birds as we head out on the trails and see if we can lure in a Screech Owl or two with recorded calls! All visitors are encouraged to wear face coverings.…

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Hidden Nature Hike

December 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Why go outside when you could be bundled up with a warm cup of coffee on the couch?  Because once the leaves come off, Mother Nature really starts to reveal her secrets at Oakwoods Metropark!  From nests and burrows to…

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Hike-n-Sketch

December 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd
New Boston, MI 48164 United States

Let’s hit the trails in search of some woodland beauty. While we are out, we will be journaling some of our findings through sketches. Bring your own journal and your artistic talent for an inspirational day outdoors! Face coverings are…

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