Check out some upcoming events at the local Metroparks

Below are several upcoming events hosted by the

Sunday with Santa
December 10, 10 a.m., Noon & 2 p.m.
Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock
Sing Christmas carols, play games, visit Santa and make holiday crafts. Hot cocoa and cookies will be served. Admission by advance ticket sales only, $6 per person. 734-782-3956.

Runways to Recognition
December 10, 2 p.m.
Lake Erie Marshlands Museum, Brownstown
The National Historic Register is an honorary recognition for properties and landscapes across the country. Join an interpreter as you travel in time to the era of Naval Air Station Grosse Ile, one of Michigan’s 20th Century military bases. We’ll explore its history and how the acknowledgement of its past evolved. Please pre-register at 734-379-5020. $5 per adult / $3 per child.

Bittersweet Wreaths
December 16, 10 a.m.
Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock
Join us as we turn an invasive plant into a beautiful decorative wreath to hang on your door just in time for the holidays! Please pre-register at 734-782-3956. $7 per person.

Natural Ornaments
December 16 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Lake Erie Marshlands Museum, Brownstown
Make some unique Christmas ornaments from natural materials. Bring along a glue gun and some pruning shears if you have them available. Please pre-register 734-379-5020. $6 per person.

Winter Solstice Walk
December 16, 10 a.m.
Oakwoods Nature Center
Learn about the myths and cultural folklore surrounding the Winter Solstice. Make a special keepsake to take home. Please pre-register at 734-782-3956. $5 per adult, $3 per child.

The 12 Days of Christmas: Critter Style
December 23, 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock
Take a light-hearted look at the 12 Days of Christmas with an animal twist. Enjoy cocoa and cookies during the program. Please pre-register at 734-782-3956. $6 per adult, $4 per child.

Marsh Meander
Lake Erie Marshlands Museum, Brownstown
December 23 at 1 p.m.
Take a leisurely walk along the boardwalks overlooking our marshes as we search for critters furred and feathered.
Please pre-register at 734-379-5020. $5 per adult, $3 per child.

Winter Birds
December 30 10 a.m.
Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock
Join us for a look at our winter bird buddies. See who is around this time of year, where they came from and how they survive the winter season. Please pre-register at 734-782—3956. $5 per adult, $3 per child.

Winter Forest Foray
December 30 10 a.m.
Lake Erie Marshlands Museum, Brownstown
The leaves are gone, and winter has its icy grip on the region. Join an interpreter for a walk through our woodlot to see who is stirring! Please pre-register at 734-379-5020. $5 per adult, $3 per child.

For more information, visit metroparks.com.

Source: Huron-Clinton Metroparks

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