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Stony Creek Metropark

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4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
(586) 781-4242 http://www.metroparks.com/parks/stony-creek-metropark/

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July 2018

Stony Creek Summer Concert Series – Teddy Petty & The Refugees – Tom Petty Tribute

July 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Spend your summer evenings enjoying music in the park. Bring a chair or blanket to relax or dance the night away to a wide variety of artists. Dress for the weather as this is an outdoor event. The Summer Concert Series is free with park entry.

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Wildflowers by Wagon

July 28 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Climb aboard for a ride to view the wildflowers of the summer.  Learn interesting vignettes about these plants, their pollinators and how to use wildflowers successfully in native gardens.  Ages 7 and up.  Payment is due at time of registration.  Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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August 2018

Couples Night – Stony Creek Golf Course

August 3 @ 5:30 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Held every other Friday between May 11 – August 17, Couples Night is a great way for couples to socialize in a fun, no pressure environment. Couples will receive 9-holes of golf, a drink ticket and warm appetizers before teeing off. You can sign up for one, or all of Couples Night events. Please preregister online or by calling, (586) 781-9166.

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Stony Creek Summer Concert Series – Byron Cancelmo Presents “Legacy” – The songs of the Golden Vegas Era

August 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Spend your summer evenings enjoying music in the park. Bring a chair or blanket to relax or dance the night away to a wide variety of artists. Dress for the weather as this is an outdoor event. The Summer Concert Series is free with park entry.

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The Science of Sound

August 4 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Discover how creatures hear compared to people!  Make “deer ears” and various noise-makers to imitate wildlife.  Ages 5 and up. Payment is due at time of registration.  Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Homeschool: Chicken & Eggs

August 8 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Come join us to learn how to hatch chicken eggs.  Discover the basics of eggs, how to hatch them properly, as well as the basics of chicken care.  Ages 5 and up. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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2nd Annual “Summer Saunter” (5k) 4 Connor’s Mission

August 11 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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It's that time again to dust off your running shoes, grab a protein bar and join us in raising money to bring joy to children touched by cancer. Inspired by Ella  who lost her battle in September of 2015 but remains in all of our hearts, we'll be loading up our own Family Truckster and paying Children's Hospital and The Ronald McDonald House of Detroit a couple of visits during the sweltering days of summer.

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The Sky is Falling

August 11 @ 8:30 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Chicken Little would be excited!  It’s time for the annual Perseid Meteor Shower.  Join us around the campfire for marshmallows, then relax as we watch for meteors streaking through the night sky. Ages 6 and up. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Critter Corner

August 12 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Learn how we care for the Nature Center’s exhibit animals. This is your chance to get up close to our snakes, turtles and salamanders. Ages 5 and up. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Homeschool: Camouflage

August 15 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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It’s a tough world out there, but blending in with your surroundings is an ingenious way to avoid becoming dinner.  Join us for a look at critters that “disappear” and make a fun craft to take.   Ages 5 and older.  Payment is due at time of registration.  Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Couples Night – Stony Creek Golf Course

August 17 @ 5:30 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Held every other Friday between May 11 – August 17, Couples Night is a great way for couples to socialize in a fun, no pressure environment. Couples will receive 9-holes of golf, a drink ticket and warm appetizers before teeing off. You can sign up for one, or all of Couples Night events. Please preregister online or by calling, (586) 781-9166.

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Stony Creek Summer Concert Series – The Kroon Band – Variety/Rock/Blues

August 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Spend your summer evenings enjoying music in the park. Bring a chair or blanket to relax or dance the night away to a wide variety of artists. Dress for the weather as this is an outdoor event. The Summer Concert Series is free with park entry.

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Enjoying Nature by Wagon

August 18 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Climb aboard for a ride to view wildlife, beautiful butterflies and wildflowers in the park.  Your Interpreter will share interesting vignettes about animals and plants, and discuss using wildflowers successfully around your home to attract and shelter native species. Ages 7 and up. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Parent-Child Scramble – Stony Creek Golf Course

August 19 @ 2:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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This fun 9-hole, two-person scramble will have games, prizes, lunch and features two divisions: 13 – 18 and 12 and younger. Parents and Grandparents are both welcome to participate with their children/grandchildren. Please preregister online or by calling, (586) 781-9166.

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Homeschool: Awesome Opossum

August 22 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Meet the opossum – the only animal of its kind in North America.  Students will discover the specialties that make this animal unique and different from other local wild mammals.  Ages 5 and up. Payment is due at time of registration.  Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Men’s Championship – Stony Creek Golf Course

August 23 @ 12:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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18-hole stroke play. Event is open to all men with a USGA handicap or verifiable league handicap. Entry fee includes 18 holes with a cart, lunch and prizes. Please preregister online or by calling, (586) 781-9166.

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Homeschool: Hatching Time

August 29 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Now that you have learned about eggs and hot to hatch them, join us to visit the baby chick! Ages 5 and up. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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September 2018

Homeschool: Bug Hunt

September 5 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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It’s a catch-and-release hunt for insects of all sorts!  Students will learn proper use of insect catching equipment and hunt various habitats for insects.  Ages 5 and up.  Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Paint & Punch

September 8 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Create a beautiful art piece with the guidance of an Interpreter. Art supplies and refreshments included.  Ages 7 and up.  Payment is due at time of registration.  Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Homeschool: Insect Edibles

September 12 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Crunchy, toasty insects – yum!  Okay, so chowing down on bugs doesn’t sound so great but many people around the world include insects in their diets.  Here’s your chance to taste test some!  Ages 5 and up. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Leaf Prints on T-shirts

September 15 @ 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Bring a clean, white t-shirt and decorate it with the colors of fall leaves!  Make one as a gift for someone special, and make one for yourself too. Ages 5 and up. Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Homeschool: Marvelous Monarchs

September 19 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Imagine walking outdoors in five years and never seeing a Monarch.  This beautiful native butterfly is in serious trouble!  Learn to help these butterflies recover from the brink of extinction and discover their life history. Ages 5 and up. Payment is due at time of registration.  Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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Homeschool: Autumn Adventure

September 26 @ 11:00 am
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Students will enjoy a cider demonstration, a wagon ride, and discover why leaves turn color in the fall.  Please bring a clean, white t-shirt. Ages 5 and up.  Space is limited.  Payment is due at time of registration. Please preregister, (586) 781-9113.

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October 2018

Invasive Shrub Removal – Stony Creek Metropark

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Stony Creek Metropark, 4300 Main Park Road
Shelby Township, 48316 United States
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Join us in removing invasive shrubs, such as Autumn Olive, from Stony Creek Metropark.  We will meet at the Nature Center (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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