Wayne County’s Crosswinds Marsh hosts family-friendly events for residents this fall

Photo courtesy of Wayne County Parks.

Photo courtesy of Wayne County Parks.

With the fall leaves changing, Wayne County Parks continues to provide high-quality programs for all ages to enjoy at Crosswinds Marsh. Crosswinds Marsh, located at 27600 Haggerty Road, is a wetland/wildlife preserve covering 1,000 acres of land.  

Nature Tots 

Thursday, September 17 and 24 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

This series is sure to satisfy the 3 or 4 year old’s curiosity for the natural world! During this program, attendees will act out nature stories through dress up and role play, play games and make crafts. This program is recommended for children ages 3-4. The cost is $6 per child and $2 per adult per session. Pre-registration is required by calling (734) 654-1220.

Session 3 (September 17) Pond Critters

Session 4 (September 24) Nature Games

Recyclable Crafts 

Saturday, September 19 from 10:00 a.m. – Noon

You will be amazed at the creative items you can make with plastic bottles you recycle and throw away. From kid’s crafts to decorative items to practical pieces, this program will give attendees a new way of looking at plastic bottles and containers. This program is recommended for children ages 6 to adult. The cost is $6 per child and $2 per adult and pre-registration is required by calling (734) 654-1220.

Michigan Owls 

Saturday, October 17 from 10:00 a.m. – Noon

Michigan is home to eleven species of owls. We will learn about these mysterious birds using bird mounts and listening to their calls. Participants will also dissect owl pellets to find out what they have been eating. This program is recommended for children ages 7 to adult. The cost is $6 per child and $2 per adult and pre-registration is required by calling (734) 654-1220.

Wayne County Parks is a division of the Wayne County Department of Public Services with the purpose of enhancing the quality of life for families and citizens of the 43 communities of Wayne County. For more information on these and other events, please call (734) 654-1220 or visit http://www.parks.waynecounty.com.

Source: Wayne County Parks

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