Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2020

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Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2020. Oakland County Parks events, campground and camping events, waterparks info, nature programs, free events, family events, and more! For more info on these events, call our friends at Oakland County Parks at 1-888-OCParks.

Oakland County Moms highlights special events from the Oakland County Parks and Recreation calendar to bring you the latest news and info on special events at Oakland County Parks!

Oakland County Parks Events – September Events

Friday, September 11, 2020 from 10:30a-11:15a
Oakland County Parks Events – Morning Munchkins
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Story-time fun for preschool children. This engaging series is offered on a Friday each month. Cost is $1/person/session. Cost is $1. Pre-registration with payment is required for these programs. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays during regular business hours. Programs cannot take place indoors so they may need to be cancelled in case of inclement weather. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Friday, September 11, 2020 from 10:30a-11:30a
Oakland County Parks Events – Mornings with Mother Nature
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
During this family-friendly hour, enjoy a story and learn about one of nature’s treasures. The program takes place outside in order to fully experience nature, so be sure to bring a blanket. At the end of the program, you may choose to make a craft at the nature center, or take it home to make on your own. Either way, don’t miss this wonderful peek into the great outdoors. Cost is $4/child. Preregistration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays. No Saturday registration. All programs will take place outdoors – under a tent, or on a trail. Bug spray, water bottles, and outdoor dress are recommended. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Sunday, September 20, 2020 from 10a-noon
Oakland County Parks Events – Pottery Workshop – Clay Coil Turtle
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Chat a bit about the hidden life of turtles and make your own air-dry clay turtle that can live at your house for the winter. Clay turtles will be finished during the program and ready to take home. $16/potter, $5/non-potter. Preregistration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays. No Saturday registration. All programs will take place outdoors – under a tent, or on a trail. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

October Events

Friday, October 2, 2020 from 10:30a-11:15a
Oakland County Parks Events – Morning Munchkins
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Story-time fun for preschool children. This engaging series is offered on a Friday each month. Cost is $1/person/session. Cost is $1. Pre-registration with payment is required for these programs. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays during regular business hours. Programs cannot take place indoors so they may need to be cancelled in case of inclement weather. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Sunday, October 4, 2020 from 2p-3p
Oakland County Parks Events – Fall Beauty Hike
Orion Oaks County Park (2301 Clarkston Road, Lake Orion, Michigan 48360, 248-858-0906 or 248-625-0877)
Meet at the Baldwin Rd. parking lot! Spend an hour taking in the beauty of fall while learning about the science behind changing leaf colors, evergreens and more, with an Oakland County Parks naturalist. Hikes will be approximately one mile; please dress for the weather. The program is free, but park entry fee applies. Pre-registration is required: Call 248-858-0916 during normal business hours. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Thursday, October 8, 2020 from 10:30a-12:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – Homeschool Event – Creepy Critters
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Each session is adapted for ages 5-9 years old and also ages 10 and older. Preregistration is required; call 248-858-0916 on weekdays or 248-585-0100 on weekends. Sessions are designed as a drop-off program for youth. A release form must be completed with registration. Cost – $10/session. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Saturday, October 10, 2020 from 1p-3p
Oakland County Parks Events – Fun in the Fall
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Experience the magic of nature in the autumn at Red Oaks. Press apples into cider, enjoy a donut, and craft a leafprint T-shirt. Then hike the trails with a Naturalist to see fall colors and learn how animals prepare for winter. Bring a lightcolored T-shirt for printing. $5/person. Preregistration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays. All programs will take place outdoors – under a tent, or on a trail. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 from 10:30a-12:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – Creepy Critters: Nocturnal Animals (Homeschool Program)
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
Learn what lurks in the shadows as we discuss the wild world of nocturnal animals. Each session is adapted for ages 5-9 and ages 10-17. Pre-registration is required; call 248-858-0916 on weekdays during regular business hours; no on-site registration will be available. Sessions are designed as drop-off programs for youth. All students are welcome, whether from a traditional homeschool, pod or virtual learning setting. A release form must be completed with registration. Cost: $10/session. All programs will take place outdoors – under a tent or on a trail. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Saturday, October 24, 2020 from 1p-2:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – Pumpkin-ology
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
Prepare for National Pumpkin Day (Oct. 26) by carving your own pumpkin while learning about pumpkin life cycles, hearing a pumpkin story, and enjoying a pumpkin carving demonstration. Take home a tasty pumpkin recipe to turn your masterpiece into a treat. $3/ participant and $7/pumpkin. Preregistration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays. No Saturday registration. All programs will take place outdoors – under a tent, or on a trail.

November Events

Friday, November 3, 2020 from 10:30a-11:15a
Oakland County Parks Events – Morning Munchkins
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Story-time fun for preschool children. This engaging series is offered on a Friday each month. Cost is $1/person/session. Cost is $1. Pre-registration with payment is required for these programs. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays during regular business hours. Programs cannot take place indoors so they may need to be cancelled in case of inclement weather. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Thursday, November 12, 2020 from 10:30a-12:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – Homeschool Event – Research Rocks
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Each session is adapted for ages 5-9 years old and also ages 10 and older. Preregistration is required; call 248-858-0916 on weekdays or 248-585-0100 on weekends. Sessions are designed as a drop-off program for youth. A release form must be completed with registration. Cost – $10/session. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 from 10:30a-12:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – Homeschool Event – Research Rocks
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
Each session is adapted for ages 5-9 years old and also ages 10 and older. Preregistration is required; call 248-858-0916 on weekdays or 248-585-0100 on weekends. Sessions are designed as a drop-off program for youth. A release form must be completed with registration. Cost – $10/session. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

December Events

Thursday, December 10, 2020 from 10:30a-12:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – Homeschool Program: Winter WIldlife: Animal Adaptations
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Check out some cool critters and the ways they stay warm in winter. Feel animal fur and explore winter adaptations before taking an outdoor hike. Each session is adapted for ages 5-9 and ages 10-17. Pre-registration is required; call 248-858-0916 on weekdays during regular business hours; no on-site registration will be available. Sessions are designed as drop-off programs for youth. All students are welcome, whether from a traditional homeschool, pod or virtual learning setting. A release form must be completed with registration. Cost: $10/session. All programs will take place outdoors – under a tent or on a trail. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 from 10:30a-12:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – Homeschool Program: Winter WIldlife: Animal Adaptations
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
Check out some cool critters and the ways they stay warm in winter. Feel animal fur and explore winter adaptations before taking an outdoor hike. Each session is adapted for ages 5-9 and ages 10-17. Pre-registration is required; call 248-858-0916 on weekdays during regular business hours; no on-site registration will be available. Sessions are designed as drop-off programs for youth. All students are welcome, whether from a traditional homeschool, pod or virtual learning setting. A release form must be completed with registration. Cost: $10/session. All programs will take place outdoors – under a tent or on a trail. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS WATERPARKS EVENTS AND INFO 2020
OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS FREE ADMISSION DAYS 2019
OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS PLATFORM TENNIS EVENTS 2020
OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS PET VACCINATION / LICENSE CLINICS 2019
OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS DOG SWIMS 2019

Oakland County Parks Nature Centers
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)

Oakland County Parks

Addison Oaks County Park
1480 West Romeo Road
Leonard, Michigan 48367
248-693-2432

Catalpa Oaks County Park
27725 Greenfield Road
Southfield, Michigan
248-858-0916

Groveland Oaks County Park
14555 Dixie Highway
Holly, Michigan
248-634-9811

Highland Oaks County Park
6555 Milford Road
Highland, Michigan 48442
248-858-0906

Independence Oaks County Park
9501 Sashabaw Road
Clarkston, Michigan 48348
248-625-0877

Lyon Oaks County Park
52221 Pontiac Trail
Wixom, Michigan 48393
248-858-0906

Orion Oaks County Park
2301 Clarkston Road
Lake Orion, Michigan 48360
248-858-0906 or 248-625-0877

Red Oaks Youth Soccer Complex
29601 John R Road
Madison Heights, MI  48071
248-589-2294

Red Oaks Waterpark
1455 East 13 Mile Road
Madison Heights, MI  48071
248-858-0918 or 1-888-OCPARKS

Red Oaks Dog Park
31353 Dequindre
Madison Heights, MI  48071
On Dequindre just North of 13 Mile
248-541-5030 or 1-888-OCPARKS

Rose Oaks County Park
10400 Fish Lake Road
Holly, Michigan 48442
248-858-0906

Springfield Oaks County Park
12451 Andersonville Road
Davisburg, Michigan
248-858-0916

Waterford Oaks County Park, Waterpark, Paradise Peninsula Playscape , Sled Hill, and BMX Track
2800 Watkins Lake Rd
Waterford, Michigan 48328
248-858-0916 (Activity Center)
248-858-0906 (Administration Offices)
248-858-0918 (Waterpark)
248-858-0915 (BMX)
248-858-0916 (Lookout Lodge)

Oakland County Market

Oakland County Market Farmers Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328, 248-858-5495)

Oakland County Parks Golf Courses

Glen Oaks Golf Course
30500 13 Mile Road
Farmington Hills, Michigan
248-851-8356

Lyon Oaks Golf Course
52251 Pontiac Trail
Wixom, MI 48393
248-437-1488

Red Oaks Golf Course
29600 John R
Madison Heights, Michigan
248-541-5030

Springfield Oaks Golf Course
12450 Andersonville Road
Davisburg, MI 48350
248-625-2540

White Lake Oaks Golf Course
991 N Williams Lake Road
White Lake, Michigan 48386
248-693-2700

Oakland County Parks Campgrounds

Addison Oaks Campground
1480 West Romeo Road
Leonard, Michigan 48367
248-693-2432

Groveland Oaks Campground
14555 Dixie Highway
Holly, Michigan
248-634-9811

This page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or details being altered without notice or cancellations.

See our Events / Things To Do tab for more events, activities and things to do in Oakland County and Metro Detroit Michigan.

For more information on Oakland County Parks events and registration, visit www.OaklandCountyParks.com

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