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Chickadee Chow Down

  • December 29, 2019
Enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience you can have no place else. At Kensington Metropark Nature Center, a variety of winter songbirds will eagerly fly to your hand for seeds. Learn about why this happens and how to recognize the birds you’ll see during this one-hour program. Then take a short guided walk along the nature trails to meet your new feathered friends. We’ll provide all the seed you’ll need, but you might want to bring your camera. All ages. Dress for the weather. Please preregister, 810-227-8917.
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Chickadee Chow Down

  • December 28, 2019
Enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience you can have no place else. At Kensington Metropark Nature Center, a variety of winter songbirds will eagerly fly to your hand for seeds. Learn about why this happens and how to recognize the birds you’ll see during this one-hour program. Then take a short guided walk along the nature trails to meet your new feathered friends. We’ll provide all the seed you’ll need, but you might want to bring your camera. All ages. Dress for the weather. Please preregister, 810-227-8917.
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Chow Time at the Farm

  • December 21, 2019
Ever wanted to feed the pigs? Help farm staff to feed the pigs, goats, cows, and more. Young farmers will learn what each animal eats and why. Ages 6 - 15. Please preregister, 248-684-8632.
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Snacks with Santa

  • December 15, 2019
A holiday season tradition at the Farm! Each visit includes a horse-drawn hayride or sleigh ride, a holiday sing-a-long, (complete with cozy blankets, song sheets, and jingle bells), snacks, (fruit, cookies, juice, hot cocoa, and coffee), and most importantly, a visit with Santa by the Christmas Tree! Tickets are only available in advance at the Park Office, and can be purchased over the phone or in person. Please preregister, 810-227-8910. Time: 10:30 a.m., noon or 2 p.m.
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S’mores ‘n’ Santa

  • December 14, 2019
There’s no better place to celebrate the holiday season than at the Kensington Metropark Nature Center! Step into our winter wonderland and be surrounded by the sights, smells and sounds of the holiday season. Make s’mores by the campfire and enjoy a beautiful winter’s eve outdoors, then warm up inside with a steaming cup of hot chocolate and spend some quality time with your family making holiday crafts. Of course, no holiday celebration would be complete without a visit with Santa! Be sure to bring your wish lists and a camera. Start a new family tradition and spread some Holiday cheer with us here at the Nature Center. Program is geared toward young children. Advanced ticket sales. Please preregister, 810-227-8917.
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Snacks with Santa

  • December 14, 2019
A holiday season tradition at the Farm! Each visit includes a horse-drawn hayride or sleigh ride, a holiday sing-a-long, (complete with cozy blankets, song sheets, and jingle bells), snacks, (fruit, cookies, juice, hot cocoa, and coffee), and most importantly, a visit with Santa by the Christmas Tree! Tickets are only available in advance at the Park Office, and can be purchased over the phone or in person. Please preregister, 810-227-8910. Time: 10:30 a.m., noon or 2 p.m.
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Snacks with Santa

  • December 8, 2019
A holiday season tradition at the Farm! Each visit includes a horse-drawn hayride or sleigh ride, a holiday sing-a-long, (complete with cozy blankets, song sheets, and jingle bells), snacks, (fruit, cookies, juice, hot cocoa, and coffee), and most importantly, a visit with Santa by the Christmas Tree! Tickets are only available in advance at the Park Office, and can be purchased over the phone or in person. Please preregister, 810-227-8910. Time: 10:30 a.m., noon or 2 p.m.
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Chow Time at the Farm

  • December 7, 2019
Ever wanted to feed the pigs? Help farm staff to feed the pigs, goats, cows, and more. Young farmers will learn what each animal eats and why. Ages 6 - 15. Please preregister, 248-684-8632.
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Kensington Birding Club

  • December 7, 2019
Wake up with the birds! Birding is a worldwide recreational activity enjoyed by millions. Start a new hobby or hone your birding skills. For beginners, an indoor program covering binocular use and basic bird identification will be offered at 8:30. More advanced birders can join the group at 9:00 at the Kensington Metropark Nature Center for the outdoor walk. Bring your own binoculars and favorite morning beverage. A limited number of binoculars are available to borrow and hot beverages may be purchased at the Nature Center. Please dress for the weather—we will be outdoors rain or shine. Ages 12 and older. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.
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Chickadee Chowdown

  • November 30, 2019
Enjoy a one-of-a-kind experience you can have no place else.  At Kensington Metropark Nature Center, a variety of winter songbirds will eagerly fly to your hand for seeds. Learn about why this happens and how to recognize the birds you’ll see during this one-hour program. Then take a short guided walk along the nature trails to meet your new feathered friends. We’ll provide all the seed you’ll need, but you might want to bring your camera.  Fun for all ages. Dress for the weather. Please preregister, (810) 227-8917.
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