Join us to create your own unique piece of artwork. We will guide you step-by-step along the way to create your artwork. We’ll be painting with acrylic. Ages 7 & up. Please preregister, 586-781-9113.
Join us in removing invasive shrubs from Stony Creek Metropark. We will meet at the West Branch West Parking Lot (look for the Metroparks vehicle and blue 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.
Travel back 300 years to the days of the fur trade on our 34-foot Voyageur canoe. We will guide you through the life of a Voyageur as you paddle the great canoe along the lakeshore. Learn history, enjoy seeing wildlife, and get a little exercise during this evening program. Program is weather dependent. Space is limited. Ages 7 and up. Please preregister, 586-781-9113.
Students will be in for a surprise for this program. We will have a fun and hand-on program with many surprises. Ages 5 and up. Please preregister, 586-781-9113.
Let’s “Eggsplore” the mysteries of the egg: Why does an egg have a hard shell? Will my grocery store eggs hatch? What happens inside of the egg before the chick hatches? Check back at the Nature Center over the course of 21 days, you will witness the transformation of fertilized eggs into fully-formed chicks. Please preregister, 586-781-9113. All ages are welcome.
The Dog Days of Summer Regatta is hosted by the CreekFleet Sailing Club. There will be two sessions of sailing starting at approximately 10am with a break for lunch. Typically 6 races are completed. For more information please contact Marc…
Join us this August for our Movies in the Parks! For three Saturday evenings, we will show a different movie at a different Metropark. Grab your family, friends and kids of all ages for one night or all three. Each evening there will be family-friendly activities, music, bounce houses, food vendors and more followed by a movie under the stars. These events will each feature a sensory-friendly area for a break from the noise and activity.
Join Your Metroparks and Environmental Consulting & Technology, Inc. on Thursday August 22nd in conducting a plant and wildlife survey at Stony Creek and Wolcott Mill Metroparks. These surveys will be conducted under the ITC transmission line corridor as a part of ITC’s Wildlife Habitat Council program. ECT provides general instruction on plant identification and will have several reference books on hand to help with plant and wildlife ID and species list making. All knowledge/skill levels are welcome!
What could be more fun than holding a slimy squiggly worm? Find out how to care for and raise your own worms. We will take a good, close look at worms under magnification and then we’ll go on a worm hunt! Ages 7 and up. Please preregister, 586-781-9113.
Sunset YoPi is back for the fifth summer at Stony’s Eastwood Beach! Join us for a fun fusion of yoga, Pilates and fitness Monday and Tuesday evenings at 7:30 pm, starting June 10. Please bring a mat, water and a 9”Pilates ball. Instructor Ivy will have equipment to loan. Multi -level . Families and children 12 years old and older are welcome.