Metroparks Events Calendar 2019

Metroparks Events Calendar 2019 – Kids fun and family-friendly events for Stony Creek, Kensington, Lake St Clair, and ALL of the HCMA Metroparks. Nature walks, fireworks, hayrides, sleighrides, seasonal celebrations, and MUCH more!

Oakland County Moms highlights special events from the Metroparks events calendar to bring you the latest news and info on special events happening at the 13 Metro Detroit area Huron-Clinton Metroparks. Call to confirm costs when pre-registering for events.

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December 2019 Metroparks Events Calendar

Sunday, December 1, 2019 from 8a-10a
Hudson Mills Metroparks Events – Winter Birding
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Get some glimpses of our less common year-round species. Great for the beginning birder as well as seasoned watcher. No birding experience necessary. All ages. Please preregister, 734-426-8211. $5.

Friday, December 6, Saturday, December 7, Friday, December 13, Saturday, December 14, Friday, December 20, Saturday, December 21 from 6p-9p (6 different days)
Wolcott Mill Metropark Events – Heritage Holidays
Wolcott Mill Metropark – (65775 Wolcott Rd, Ray, MI 48096, 586-752-5932, metroparks.com)
Stroll through the park and enjoy the holiday decorations and spectacular lights, visit with Santa in the mill and make crafts in the heated holiday tent. Watch the blacksmith working in his shop, cut a log cookie with a two man saw to make an ornament, listen to holiday music while you make a s’more by the bonfire. Photo vignettes in the one of the barns create the perfect place for memories. Enjoy a horse drawn wagon ride and take in the Festival of Trees, voting for your favorite. Dress for the weather. $5.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 10a & 1p (2 sessions to choose from)
Lake Erie Metroparks Events – Snacks with Santa
Lake Erie Metropark – (32481 W Jefferson, Brownstown, MI 48173, 734-379-5020, metroparks.com)
Make this Christmas Season special with a visit by ‘ole St. Nick himself and enjoy a holiday snack, games, crafts, music by the Mrs. Claus Jam Band and more. The program takes place at the Lake Erie Golf Course Starter Building. Preregistration required, 734-379-5020. $6

Saturday, December 7, 2019 from 10:30a-noon
Indian Springs Metroparks Events – Sustainable Holiday Ornaments Craft
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
Use materials and ideas for everyone to make natural or recycled ornaments that are fun to create and good for the earth. Please preregister, 248-625-7280. $10 per family.

Saturday, December 7 and Sunday, December 8 (call for times)
Stony Creek Metropark Events – Snacks with Santa
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242, metroparks.com)
Bring your list and visit Santa. There will be seasonal crafts and goodies to eat. Space is limited. All ages. Please preregister, 586-781-9113. $6 child, $3 adult.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 1p
Lake St Clair Metroparks Events – Visit with Santa and Mrs Claus
Lake St Clair Metropark – (31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Twp, MI 48045, 586-463-4581, metroparks.com)
Unique event where games are played, crafts are made and snacks are served while you wait your turn to visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus. Santa’s helpers will take your photos, but you are welcome to bring your personal camera and snap as many photos as you please. Registration opens November 1. All ages. Preregistration required, 586-463-4581. $7 child, $4 adult.

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 3p
Kensington Metropark Events – Chow Time at the Farm
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
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. Space is limited so please call 248-684-8632 to reserve a spot. Please preregister, 248-684-8632. $5.

Sunday, December 8 at 11a & 2p (2 sessions to choose from)
Wolcott Mill Metropark Events – Lunch with Santa
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Enjoy lunch and a visit with Santa Claus. Make a holiday craft to take home. You’ll even get to go for a wagon ride, weather permitting. Please preregister, 586-752-5932. $7 child; $4 adult

Sunday, December 8, Saturday, December 14, & Sunday, December 15 at 10:30a, noon, or 2p (3 different days / 3 sessions per day)
Kensington Metroparks Events – Snacks with Santa
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
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, 810-887-8910. $10.

Saturday, December 14, 2019 10a & 1p (2 different sessions)
Indian Springs Metroparks Events – Snacks With Santa
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
ake memories at the Environmental Discovery Center while you decorate a cookie, hear a holiday story, make holiday crafts and visit with Santa. Each child will receive a small gift. Make sure to bring your camera so you can capture all the special moments! Please preregister, 248-625-7280. $5 per session.

Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 10a
Lake St Clair Metroparks Events – Holiday Ornaments from Nature
Lake St Clair Metropark – (31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Twp, MI 48045, 586-463-4581, metroparks.com)
Visit the Nature Center and make unique holiday ornaments from objects found in nature. Enjoy hot cocoa and music for this laid-back crafter-noon. Ages 6 and up. Please preregister, 586-463-4332. $6.

Saturday, December 14 from 5p-7p
Kensington Metroparks Events – S’Mores and Santa
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
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. $5.

Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 1p-2:30p
Hudson Mills Metroparks Events – Santa Central
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Santa Central is a Christmas tradition. Children can create some crafts, enjoy a hayride and snack, and share their wish list with Santa. Don’t stand in line at the mall; we have small groups with little wait to see the jolly guy. Program is geared toward young children. Advanced ticket sales at the Hudson Mills Metropark Office. Please preregister, 734-426-8211. $6

Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 2p
Lake Erie Metroparks Events – The Natural History of Christmas
Lake Erie Metropark – (32481 W Jefferson, Brownstown, MI 48173, 734-379-5020, metroparks.com)
Clicking tendons, not-so-poisonous flowers and the number six are all part of Christmas, believe it or not. Join us as we look deeper into the often unknowns of the holiday season. Please preregister, 734-379-5020. $3 child, $5 adult.

Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 4p-6p
Hudson Mills Metroparks Events – An ELF Christmas
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Spread some Christmas cheer by singing carols loudly for all to hear on a hayride, make paper cut-out snowflakes and other crafts in your favorite color for decorating, and enjoy a spaghetti dinner and candy for desert. And don’t leave without buying some real Maple syrup to take home. Fun for all ages- but especially fun if you’ve seen the movie. Please preregister, 734-426-8211. $12 adults, $9 children

Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 10a & 2p (2 sessions to choose from)
Lake Erie Metroparks Events – 12 Days of Christmas Critter Style
Lake Erie Metropark – (32481 W Jefferson, Brownstown, MI 48173, 734-379-5020, metroparks.com)
Take a light-hearted look at the 12 Days of Christmas with an animal twist. Enjoy cocoa and cookies during the program too. Please preregister, 734-379-5020. $3 child, $5 adult.

Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 3p
Kensington Metropark Events – Chow Time at the Farm
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
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. Space is limited so please call 248-684-8632 to reserve a spot. Please preregister, 248-684-8632. $5.

Friday, December 27, 2019 at 10a
Lake St Clair Metroparks Events – Meet the Nature Center Animals
Lake St Clair Metropark – (31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Twp, MI 48045, 586-463-4581, metroparks.com)
Meet, greet, and watch them eat! Get an up-close and hands-on experience with the Nature Center animals. Expand your knowledge of the turtles, snakes, and frogs of Michigan. All ages. Please preregister, 586-463-4332. $4.

Saturday, December 28, 2019 from 9:30a-11:30a
Indian Springs Metroparks Events – Tracking for Beginners
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
Winter snows not only create a beautiful backdrop, but also the perfect palette for animal tracks. Bundle up with hats and scarves and lace up your winter boots to see who’s been prowling in the winter wonderland of Indian Springs Metropark. Start inside to learn about how to tell if an animal has visited, then head out to see signs of wildlife in person. Bring your own solid colored t-shirt or bandana for stamping, light colors work best. Ages 8 and up. Please preregister, 248-625-7280. $3 child, $5 adult

Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 10a & 2p (2 sessions to choose from)
Lake Erie Metroparks Events – Winter Walk in the Woods
Lake Erie Metropark – (32481 W Jefferson, Brownstown, MI 48173, 734-379-5020, metroparks.com)
Hit the trail in search of what’s going on in the woods this winter. Tracks and signs of our winter critters will be the focus of this cold-weather stroll. Please preregister, 734-379-5020. $3 child, $5 adult.

Sunday, December 29, 2019 from 1p-2p
Kensington Metroparks Events – Chickadee Chowdown
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
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. Seed provided, but you might want to bring your camera. All ages. Dress for the weather. Please preregister, 810-227-8917. $3 child, $5 adult.

January 2020

Saturday, January 4, 2020 from 10a-11a
Hudson Mills Metroparks Events – Cardboard Sled Creations
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Cardboard and materials will be supplied while you supply the creativity for this fun sledding program. Build your own creation to sit in, then take it to the hill to test gravity. If you get too cool, warm-up in the activity center with some hot chocolate. Take your creation home to show your friends. $5. Ages 6+. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, January 4, 2020 from 10:30a-noon
Indian Springs Metropark Events – Family Discovery Days – Sublime Snowflakes
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
Look at what determines the shape of a snowflake and then look at some under a microscope. Make a special snowflake craft for you to take home. $10 per family. All ages. Pre-registration required. $10 per family. All Ages. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 9a-10a
Hudson Mills Metroparks Events – Bird Feeder Fun
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Discover which seeds and feeders attract different birds and how to identify these birds. Make yourself a simple birdfeeder to take home. Enjoy the birds from the comfort of your home as they visit your newly made feeder. $5. Ages 6+. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 3p
Kensington Metropark Events – Chow Time at the Farm
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
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. $5. Ages 4+. Please preregister, 248-684-8632.

Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 6p-7:30p
Indian Springs Metropark Events – Winter Night Hike
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
Come experience the park in a different light – moonlight. Explore the exciting world of night through sights, scents, sounds and activities indoors and outside on the nature trails. Find out what animals make their appearance during this time of the day and become aware of how your senses heighten as night falls. Hike is about 1.5 miles so dress in layers and bring a flashlight. $5. Ages 8+. Pre-registration required.

February 2020 Metroparks Events Calendar

Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 10:30a-noon
Indian Springs Metropark Events – Family Discovery Days – Animal Tracks & Facts
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
Learn about animals that are native to Michigan, and see some furs and skulls that represent them. Make animal track guide books using stamps, then head outdoors in search of signs and evidence of animals in the park to determine what Michigan animals live here. Dress for the weather. $10 per family. All Ages. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, February 1, 2020 from 1p-2:30p
Indian Springs Metropark Events – Winter Tracking Hike
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
Learn about the animals that call the park home and look for the evidence they leave behind. On the trail, look for animal tracks and learn what species stay active during the winter months. This is an outdoor only program and attendees will be hiking approximately two miles. Dress for the weather and wear good winter walking shoes. $3 child / $5 adult. All ages. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 10a-noon
Hudson Mills Metroparks Events – Winter Birding
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Find some of the hardier bird species that, like you, decided to stay here for the winter. Our avian residents are often very active this time of the year as they constantly search for food. Dress for the weather. No birding experience necessary. A limited supply of binoculars and field guides are available to borrow during the program. $5. All ages. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 10a-11:30a
Hudson Mills Metroparks Events – Tracking a Snowman
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Follow the snowman’s tracks through the trails. Along the way, we’ll look for tracks and signs of other animals. To end our program, you’ll get a chance to make and decorate your own snowman. Please dress for the weather. $5. Ages 6+. Pre-registration required.

March 2020

Saturday, March 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29, 2020 from 11a-2:30p
Kensington Metropark Events – Maple’s Sweet Story
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Take a guided walk through the farm’s Sugar Bush. Learn how to pick the right tree, then watch how maple trees are tapped and sap is collected. Stop by the French and Native camp to hear and see how these techniques have changed through the years. Then visit the Sugar Shack to see and smell the sap being boiled down into maple sugar. Taste a sample of maple syrup at the end of the tour. Real maple sugar products and pancakes will be available for purchase. Tours begin every ½ hour, last approximately one hour and are entirely outdoors. Dress for the weather. $3 per child, $5 per adult, children under two are FREE. All Ages.

Saturday, March 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 from noon-4p
Kensington Metropark Events – Hayride
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice. Fun for all ages. $3 per child (3-12), $5 per adult (13-61), $3 per senior (62+), children under two are FREE.

March 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 at 10a, 11a, & noon
Hudson Mills Metroparks Events – Journey to the Sugar Bush
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Take a journey to the Sugar Bush and experience how maple syrup has been made over the years. Tap a tree, and then see the sap being boiled into syrup. There is no better way to finish out the cold days of winter and get ready for spring. After the program, stay and enjoy an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast for an additional charge. $3 child / $5 adult. Breakfast $4 child / $6 adult. All ages. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, March 14 & Saturday, March 21 from 11a-2p
Indian Springs Metropark Events – Maple Sugaring: Sweet Science
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
explore the science behind the tradition with hands-on experiments and demonstrations in an open-house-style event. Watch how water moves from the “ground floor” to the top of maple trees, explore the chemistry of different sugar solutions and test your sweet tooth with syrup tasting, watch a viscosity race, and much more. After investigating science in the lab, take a journey out to the woods to see the tapped maple trees and the sap boiling in progress. Bottles of Michigan maple syrup will be available for purchase. Dress for the weather. $5. All Ages. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 3p
Kensington Metropark Events – Chow Time at the Farm
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
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. $5. Ages 4+. Please preregister, 248-684-8632.

Friday, March 27, 2020 from 6p-7:30p
Indian Springs Metropark Events – Spring Night Hike
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
One of the first signs that spring is here is the sound of frogs calling. Learn to recognize some of the native frogs and toads of Michigan by their calls, and take a listen for them out among the wetlands on the nature trails. $5. Ages 8+. Pre-registration required.

April 2020 Metroparks Events Calendar

Saturday, April 4, 2020 from 10:30a-noon
Indian Springs Metropark Events – Family Discovery Days – All About Salamanders
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
Salamanders are some of the more secretive amphibians. Learn about their lifecycles, meet salamander, and watercolor paint a salamander to take home. As our artwork dries, go explore the trails to see where salamanders might like to live. $10 per family. All ages. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, April 4, 2020 from noon-2p
Hudson Mills Metroparks Events – Easter Egg Scramble
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Bring the kids to scramble in the field of 4,000 eggs. This Easter-time tradition at Hudson Mills Metropark includes visits with live barnyard animals such as goats, baby sheep, and rabbits. Enjoy face-painting and games, and, of course, the Easter Bunny. Be sure to bring your camera to capture all the memories. Fields and scramble times are separated into age groups. Early arrival is recommended. Activities begin at noon; scrambles start promptly at 1p. $5. Ages 2-10. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, April 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26 from noon-4p
Kensington Metropark Events – Hayride
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice. Fun for all ages. $3 per child (3-12), $5 per adult (13-61), $3 per senior (62+), children under two are FREE.

Saturday, April 4, 2020 from 8:45p-10p
Hudson Mills Metroparks Events – Flashlight Egg Hunt
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Older kids will love the extra challenge of this special nighttime egg hunt. Thousands of eggs are scattered on our large field, but when the sun goes down, the eggs are harder to find. Bring a flashlight and hunt carefully for eggs filled with candy. This event has one scramble time and age group. Collection bags are provided to each registered participant. No other bags permitted during hunt. Check-in begins at 8:45 p.m. Egg hunt begins promptly at 9:159. Early arrival is recommended. Activities begin at noon; scrambles start promptly at 1p. $6. Ages 8-12. Pre-registration required.

Thursday, April 9, 2020 from 10a-11a
Kensington Metropark Events – Fun on the Farm: Egg Hunt
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Time to have an egg scramble and meet the Easter Bunny. This event is smaller than the park’s large egg hunt and is meant for ages 4 and younger. The scramble begins promptly at 10 a.m. Early arrival is highly recommended. $5 per child. Ages 2-6.

Saturday, April 11, 2020 at 10a & 1p (2 sessions to choose from)
Indian Springs Metroparks Events – Easter Egg Scramble
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
Begin with a magic show by Rosco the Clown and then scramble for eggs on the dance floor. The craft room will be full of fun things to make in celebration of the season. Be sure to bring your camera to capture a photo of your child meeting the Easter Bunny. Egg Scramble is separated into age groups. $5 per child. All ages. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, April 11, 2019 at 11a
Kensington Metropark Events – Great Egg Hunt
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Bring the kids for an Easter Egg scramble and pet some of your favorite farm animals. Kids will also get the opportunity to have their photo with the Easter Bunny. The scramble begins promptly at 11 a.m. and is split into two fields; ages 4 and younger, and 5 years and older. Early arrival is highly recommended. $5 per child. All ages.

Saturday, April 18, 2019 from noon-4p
Kensington Metropark Events – Spring Festival
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Enjoy a fun filled weekend of activities for the whole family. This two-day event centers on shearing the farm’s flock of sheep. Enjoy touring the farm and seeing our spring babies. Be entertained by Rosco the Clown. Kensington Living History Village will be open, showcasing early pioneer skills. Come out to see these and other family-friendly demonstrations and activities. Take a hayride too (standard rates apply). This is a FREE event. All ages.

Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 3p
Kensington Metropark Events – Chow Time at the Farm
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
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. $5. Ages 4+. Please preregister, 248-684-8632.

May 2020

Saturday, May 2, 2020 from 10:30a-noon
Indian Springs Metropark Events – Family Discovery Days – Welcome Back Birds
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
Many feathered friends have just returned from their winter vacation. Learn about those commonly seen at Indian Springs, and then head out to their habitat to see if you can hear or see them. $10 per family. All ages. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, May 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 30 from noon-4p
Kensington Metropark Events – Hayride
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice. Fun for all ages. $3 per child (3-12), $5 per adult (13-61), $3 per senior (62+), children under two are FREE.

Saturday, May 9, 2020 from 9a-11a
Hudson Mills Metroparks Events – Mother’s Day Wildflower Walk & Brunch
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Celebrate Mom with a Hudson Mills Metropark tradition! Enjoy a fabulous brunch and then go for a guided stroll along our nature trail to discover all the wild spring blooms. This event is a beautiful way to spend a special day with Mom. $9 per child / $12 per adult. All ages. Pre-registration required.

Sunday, May 10, 2020 from noon-4p
Kensington Metropark Events – Mom’s FREE Hayrides
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Moms get a free ride today, as a thank you to those that work very hard and still have time to come with their families for a fun afternoon at the farm. $3 per child (3-12), $5 per adult (13-61), $3 per senior (62+), children under two are FREE, Mom’s FREE. All ages.

Friday, May 22, 2020 from 8p-10p
Hudson Mills Metroparks Events – New Moon Hike
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Learn about moon superstitions and the phases of the moon. Go for a short hike to search for wildlife that become active as the moon begins to rise. Dress for the weather. $5. Ages 10+. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, May 23, 2020 at 3p
Kensington Metropark Events – Chow Time at the Farm
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
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. $5. Ages 4+. Please preregister, 248-684-8632.

June 2020 Metroparks Events Calendar

Saturday, June 6, 2020 from 10:30a-noon
Indian Springs Metropark Events – Family Discovery Days – Frog Friends
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
Learn about eight different species of frogs and toads found in the park, look at different stages of their lifecycles, and explore outdoors for any active amphibians. $10 per family. All ages. Pre-registration required.

Saturday, June 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 from noon-4p
Kensington Metropark Events – Hayride
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Enjoy a horse-drawn hayride through the wooded trails around the Farm Center. Wheelchair lift available with advanced notice. Fun for all ages. $3 per child (3-12), $5 per adult (13-61), $3 per senior (62+), children under two are FREE.

Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 3p
Kensington Metropark Events – Chow Time at the Farm
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
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. $5. Ages 4+. Please preregister, 248-684-8632.

Saturday, June 20, 2020 from 9a-11a
Hudson Mills Metroparks Events – Summer Hike by Bike
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
A bicycle is a great way to explore various habitats in Hudson Mills Metropark. Join us for a leisurely pedal with stops to enjoy the scenery. Bring your own bike or rent one from Metroparks. Limited supply of bikes, so register early. $6. Ages 12+. Pre-registration required.

HCMA Metroparks

Delhi Metropark – (3902 E Delhi, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Dexter-Huron Metropark – (6535 Huron River Drive, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Huron Meadows Metropark – (8765 Hammel Rd, Brighton, MI 48116, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Lake Erie Metropark – (32481 W Jefferson, Brownstown, MI 48173, 734-379-5020, metroparks.com)
Lake St Clair Metropark – (31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Twp, MI 48045, 586-463-4581, metroparks.com)
Lower Huron Metropark – (40151 E Huron River Drive, Belleville, MI 48111, 734-697-9181, metroparks.com)
Oakwoods Metropark – (32911 Willow Rd, New Boston, MI 48164, 734-782-3956, metroparks.com)
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242, metroparks.com)
Willow Metropark – (23200 S Huron Rd, New Boston, MI 48164, 734-697-9181, metroparks.com)
Wolcott Mill Metropark – (65775 Wolcott Rd, Ray, MI 48096, 586-752-5932, metroparks.com)

PHOTO CREDIT (with permission) – metroparks.com

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For a complete listing of the Huron-Clinton Metro Authority Metroparks Events Calendar, visit metroparks.com

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