Monday, March 4, 2013
Get ready for Easter “egg-citement” at the Huron-Clinton Metroparks. Tickets are now on sale and preregistrations are being accepted for most Easter events, so hop to it.
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Monday, March 4
Toddler Egg Scramble Annual Egg Scramble Farm Egg Scramble Easter Egg Hunt Easter Egg Scramble Fun on the Farm - Egg Hunt Easter Egg Scramble with Rosco the Clown Easter Egg Scramble The Great Egg Hunt GENERAL INFORMATION Located along the Huron and Clinton rivers, the Huron-Clinton Metroparks provide a natural oasis from urban and suburban life as well as year-round recreational activities and events. A regional park system, the Metroparks consist of 13 beautiful parks covering 25,000 acres, ten spectacular public golf courses and two marinas on Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair, respectively. The parks also offer scenic nature trails, breathtaking beaches, educational activities and exciting winter sports. A vehicle entry permit is …
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Looking for something to do with the kids? Check out these events at the local metropark.
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Wednesday, January 30
For additional information or to register for programs at the Kensington Metropark Nature Center or Farm Center located near Milford/Brighton, please call 810-227-8910. At the Nature Center: “Basics of Ice Fishing,” Saturday, February 2 from 1 pm to 4 pm, Nature Center. This program will give beginners a chance to learn about ice fishing, then wet a line! Fee: $5 for each person who is fishing. Bring ice fishing rods and dress for the weather (ice conditions permitting). A fishing license is required for those 17 years of age or older. Preregistration required. For ages 6 and older. “Chickadee Chowdown,” Sunday, February 3 at 2 pm, Nature Center. In winter, a variety of songbirds will actually take sunflower seeds from your hands. Bird …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Looking for something to do with the kids? Check out these events at the local metroparks.
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Thursday, January 24
For additional information or to register for programs at the Indian Springs Metropark Environmental Discovery Center near White Lake, please call 248-625-7280. “Tot Time: “Groundhog Day,” Saturday, February 2 at 10 am, Environmental Discovery Center. The loveable furry groundhog will let us know today whether there is six more weeks of winter or six more weeks until spring! Participants will learn about the interesting lives that groundhogs lead. Children, ages 3 to 5 years, should be prepared to go outdoors to see if they can find where Mr. Groundhog has been hiding out this winter. Fee: $5 per person. Preregistration required. “Nature’s Noisemakers,” Saturday, February 9 at 1 pm, Environmental Discovery Center. Who doesn’t like to make …