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Wolcott Mill Metropark

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65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
(586) 752-5932 http://www.metroparks.com/parks/wolcott-mill-metropark/

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April 2018

Bee Keeping Advanced II – Farm Center

April 28 @ 9:00 am
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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As you grow in your knowledge of bee keeping you may continue to have many unanswered questions. Let expert and guest Bee Keeper, Bob Hollis, help you in your continuing education. Come with your questions. Ages 16 and up. Please call to preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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That’s the Grist of it Mill Tour – Historic Center

April 29 @ 1:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Take a behind the scenes tour of the Historic Wolcott Grist Mill.  Explore this nearly 200-year-old building and hear the fascinating history of this iconic mill and the Wolcott family who lived here.  There could even be a ghost story or two! 

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May 2018

Fairy Garden Fun – Farm Center

May 5
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Create a beautiful whimsical spring themed fairy garden.  All materials will be supplied. Ages 8 and up. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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Club F.R.E.D: Water Power – Historic Center

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Family, Recreation, Education & Discovery (FRED) is a monthly program exploring different topics from history and agriculture to natural science.  This month, we will discover the ways we harness water in everyday life, through hands-on activities and games. Dress for the weather.  Please preregister, (586) 749-5997.

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Hydroponics, Gardening & Plant Science – Farm Center

May 12 @ 11:00 am
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Learn the basics of plant science and how to plant your own garden. Visit our greenhouse and learn about the care and management of greenhouse grown plants. Visit our hydroponic demonstration stations and learn about the new concepts and innovations in the exciting field. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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Mother’s Day Tea – Farm Center

May 13
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Enjoy some special time with mom in our greenhouse and gardens.  Visit the farm before or after you enjoy tea and light refreshments with your favorite mom. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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Mother’s Day Wildflower Walk – Historic Center

May 13
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Take a walk along our beautiful trails at the Historic Mill and learn about local wildflowers in bloom. You and your mom will also make homemade floral soaps to take home. A snack and drink will be provided. Please preregister, (586) 749-5997.

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Everything Equine – Farm Center

May 19 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Whether you dream about owning a horse or you are a seasoned rider/owner, this is your event. Riding demonstrations, special guest presenters, and Harness and Hitch, along with many different clinics will be offered. Be sure to bring in some of your horse’s tail hair to make a bracelet for an additional $2. Also, a special visitor to the farm will make an appearance at 1 p.m. – you won’t want to miss it! Registration will be in the upper dairy barn.

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Rocks, Minerals & Landforms – Historic Center

May 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Explore the geological history of our Earth through hands on discovery. We will take a hike to look at different landforms and search for rocks and minerals. There will be activities inside to learn more about different types of rocks and minerals, as well as other Geology basics. Ages 9 and up. Please preregister, (586) 749-5997.

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GPS, Geocache & Map Exploration – Historic Center

May 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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This program will teach you the basics of using a GPS unit, compasses, and maps. There will be geocaching activities and a scavenger hunt to test your skills out in the wild! Ages 8 and up. Dress for the weather. Please preregister, (586) 749-5997.

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June 2018

Michigan History – Historic Center

June 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Learn about the different periods of Michigan history. We will be looking at different time periods and influential people that made Michigan what it is today. This month’s program will cover details of the British history. Ages 10 and up. Please preregister, (586) 749-5997.

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Club F.R.E.D: Family Fishing – Historic Center

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Family, Recreation, Education & Discovery (FRED) is a monthly program exploring different topics from history and agriculture to natural science.  This month, learn about fish biology, fishing tips and how to make your own lure. We will do catch and release only. Bring your own white or light-colored shirt to decorate too. Dress for the weather.  Please preregister, (586) 749-5997.

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Life is Berry, Berry Good! – Farm Center

June 9 @ 1:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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The Beyond the Seed Greenhouse at the Farm Center is the place to be for this berry delicious program. Learn about growing and using strawberries, and then enjoy a fabulous strawberry treat! Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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Princess Tea – Farm Center

June 16
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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It’s a princess garden party!  Dress up in your favorite princess outfit and come enjoy a royal tea! Tea and snacks will be served in the garden. Weather permitting. Please preregister, (586) 752-5932.

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Hotdogs & Wagon Rides with Dad – Farm Center

June 17 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Spend time with dad at the farm!  Enjoy a wagon ride through the farm and field and afterwards a hot dog.

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Father’s Day Fishing – Historic Center

June 17 @ 1:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Spend the day relaxing by the Clinton River with dad.  Take advantage of Michigan’s free fishing weekend cast a line or two at Wolcott. Learn a little more about our river and the fish that call it home. We will provide fishing poles and bait for you and your family, along with a snack and a drink.

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History of Ice Cream – Historic Center

June 23
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Beat the summer heat with a sweet ice cream treat. Learn about the history of ice cream and try your hand at making a batch of this delicious dessert yourself. Dress to get messy. If you also attend the Dairy Day event at the Farm Center, program fee is only $1.

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Dairy Day – Farm Center

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Dairy Day is good old-fashioned fun with something for everyone! Events include: cow milking at 10am, candle dipping, games, crafts, horse riding demonstrations, dog agility, kiddie tractors, gas powered planes, a milk mustache booth, wagon rides, and much more. Vendors will be on site with their handmade crafts and art. Enter our parade with your decorated (dairy or patriotic themed) bicycle, tricycle, wagon or stroller. Prizes will be awarded to the most creative!

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That’s the Grist of it Mill Tour – Historic Center

June 24 @ 1:00 pm
Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Road
Ray, MI 48096 United States
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Take a behind the scenes tour of the Historic Wolcott Grist Mill.  Explore this nearly 200-year-old building and hear the fascinating history of this iconic mill and the Wolcott family who lived here.  There could even be a ghost story or two! 

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