Check out Huron-Clinton Metroparks’ April events

Check out some upcoming events scheduled at the local Huron-Clinton Metroparks:

COFFEE CLUB
Saturday, April 7 at 7 a.m.
Lake Erie Marshlands Museum, Brownstown
Donuts, coffee, and a nature walk. What a great way to start your weekend! Join us!
Please pre-register at 734-379-5020. Donation.

TADPOLES
Saturday, April 7 at 10 a.m.
Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock
Tadpoles is a nature series for children ages 2-5.
Each month features a different nature-related theme.
Please pre-register at 734-782-3956. $4

EXPLORERS CLUB
Saturday, April 7 at 10 a.m.
Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock
Explorer’s Club is a nature series for children ages 6 and up.
Each month features a different nature-related theme.
Please pre-register at 734-782-3956. $4

AMERICAN WOODCOCK WALK
Saturday, April 7 at 7:30 p.m.
Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock
Bog-sucker and Timberdoodle are just some of the names that refer to the quirky little bird known as the American
Woodcock. Join us for a quick indoor overview of the Woodcock, followed by a trip outdoors to witness the calls and
dance of the male. Wear waterproof shoes….they are called “bog-suckers” after all.
Please pre-register at 734-782-3956. $6 adult; $4 child.

BUILD A BAT BOX
Saturday, April 14 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock
We will begin with a program discussing the bats species found in our area; then we will build a bat house that you can
take home. Please pre-register at 734-782-3956. $12

WHITETAIL WISDOM
Saturday, April 14 at 10 a.m
Lake Erie Marshlands Museum , Brownstown
Learn about the life and ways of the white-tailed deer, one of Michigan’s favorite animals.
Please pre-register at 734-379-5020. $5 adult, $3 child

HOBO WAYS
Saturday, April 14 at 6 p.m.
Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock
Being a Hobo was not a matter of being poor, it was a way of life for many adventurers who traveled the rails in search
of something better. Join our Interpreters in the “Hobo Jungle” and experience this unique way of life enjoyed by many.
Make your own “Hobo Cup” to take home. We will add beans to a pot to make a delicious Hobo stew!
Please pre-register at 734-782-3956. $8

EARTH DAY CLEANUP
Saturday, April 21st at 10 a.m.
Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock
Help us in our attempt to keep Oakwoods clean and beautiful by tidying up the park.
A free lunch for participants will be served afterward.
Please pre-register at 734-782-3956. All ages—FREE.

SHORELINE CLEANUP
Saturday, April 21 at 10 a.m.
Lake Erie Marshlands Museum, Brownstown
Help keep Lake Erie Metropark clean! Join us as we clean along the shoreline. Please pre-register at 734-379-5020. FREE!

D.I.Y. WORKSHOP—RECYCLING CRAFTS
Saturday, April 21 at 1 p.m.
Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock
Celebrate Earth Day by making some fun and unique crafts using recycled materials.
Discover ways that you can help Mother Earth while creating special keepsakes.
Please pre-register at 734-782-3956. $4

FOREST FUN DAY
Saturday, April 28 at 10 a.m.
Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock
Grab your “passport” and hit the trails for an adventure highlighting all things arboreal (relating to trees, that is!!)
Learn fun facts, get hands0on, and discover why these wonderful giants are so important to us all.
Please pre-register at 734-782-3956. $4

THEY’RE BACK!! BIRDING ADVENTURE PART I
Saturday, April 28 at 2 p.m.
Lake Erie Marshlands Museum, Brownstown
Migrating songbirds from the tropics pour into S.E. MI during the Spring months. Join an Interpreter as we explore
the park looking for our well-travelled feathered friends! If you have binoculars, please bring them. If you don’t,
you can borrow some of ours! Please pre-register at 734-379-5020. $5 adult, $3 child

MUSEUM MISCELLANEOUS
Sunday, April 29 at 2 p.m.
Lake Erie Marshlands Museum, Brownstown
The Marshlands Museum has over 2,000 items in its collection. Guided by an interpreter, this program series
gives visitors a chance to investigate in detail some of the rarely seen items from the backroom.
If you have ever wondered what we have, now is your chance!
Please pre-register at 7340379-5020. $5 adult, $3 child

Check-out more about the parks by visiting www.metroparks.com.

Source: Huron-Clinton Metroparks

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