Here’s a list of January events at the Huron-Clinton Metroparks

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

Mug for the Birds
Saturday, January 12th 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Lake Erie Marshlands Museum, Brownstown
Do you ever look into your yard and wonder how you can attract more birds,
or maybe just help them through the winter? This family-friendly craft, up-cycles
some of your old coffee or tea cups into feeders for your back yard. Join us and learn
how to make a healthy, natural food source for your backyard birds! This is a B.Y.O.M.
(Bring Your Own Mug) program. $3 child, $5 adult
Please pre-register at 734-379-5020 or email kevin.arnold@metroparks.com

Drop-in Owl Pellet Dissecting Day
Sunday, January 13th 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Lake Erie Marshlands Museum, Brownstown
Stop in anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and learn about owls, owl pellets,
and get your very own owl pellet dissection kit. Our staff will help you work through
the pellet to discover what the owl had for lunch, and we will attempt to put the skeleton
of the animal back together. $5 per pellet
Please pre-register at 734-379-5020 or email kevin.arnold@metroparks.com

Knitting in Nature: Sharing Stitches
Saturday, January 12th at 10 a.m.
Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock
From beginner to expert, let’s get together, relax, knit, crochet, teach and learn.
Have a cup of coffee and a treat or two and make some new friends! This is not
a class on knitting or crocheting. This is a monthly gathering of people who love
to knit and crochet and want to “share stitches.”. Donation appreciated
Please pre-register at 734-782-3956.

Afternoon Bonfire and S’mores
Saturday, January 12th at 2 p.m.
Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock
Join us around the bonfire for some S’mores as we tell some tales about animals,
people and places from the area. We will also enjoy the tasty bonfire treat, S’mores!
$5 adult, $3 child
Please pre-register at 734-782-3956 or email kevin.arnold@metroparks.com

Erie Ice Daze
Saturday, January 19th & Sunday, January 20th 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Lake Erie Marshlands Museum, Brownstown
Join us for a two-day celebration of winter fun, combining traditional outdoor activities such as
snowsnake and atlatl throwing, with some comfortable indoor crafting, fly-tying, flint-knapping
and live dulcimer music performed by the Silver Strings Dulcimer Society. Don’t forget the bonfire
on Saturday night! It’s just the thing to keep the winter chill away. $2
Please pre-register at 734-379-5020 or email kevin.arnold@metroparks.com

Ice Daze Hoot Hike & Bonfire
Sunday, January 20th at 6 p.m.
Lake Erie Marshlands Museum, Brownstown
After enjoying the day’s activities at Ice Daze, join us for a quick program on some of the owl species
found in Michigan at various times of year; then we will hit the trail in search of some owls.
After the hike, relax around the bonfire and enjoy some hot cocoa and s’mores. $2
Please pre-register at 734-379-5020 or email kevin.arnold@metroparks.com

Outdoor Survival Camp for Kids
Saturday, January 19th at 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock
Shelter building, fire starting, and many more topics will be covered during this fun, hands-on camp.
Test your skills against whatever Mother Nature throws at us this day! Dress for the weather,
we will spend time both inside and out. Don’t forget to bring a lunch! $30 Ages 8-14
Please pre-register at 734-782-3956 or email kevin.arnold@metroparks.com

Crafty Critters Workshop: “Cones and Corns in Nature”
Saturday, January 26th at 2 p.m.
Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock
Like the squirrels in the woods, we have been busy hoarding too….crafting supplies that is.
Come out and relax at our pinecone and acorn themed craft workshop. Get inspired by nature
and join us to get crafty. $5
Please pre-register at 734-379-5020 or email kevin.arnold@metroparks.com

Tooth, Fang & Claw: A Predator’s Life
Saturday, January 26th at 2 p.m.
Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock
Join us to learn the incredible features that predators must have to survive.
From the powerful jaws of the canines, to the piercing talons of the owls, discover the everyday
Challenges predators face. $3 child, $5 adult
Please pre-register at 734-782-3956 or email kevin.arnold@metroparks.com

LENS CAP
Sunday, January 27th 2 p.m.
Lake Erie Marshlands Museum, Brownstown
Join us for a photo exploration of the Metroparks and beyond through images that have been submitted
by photographers just like you. You submit them and we’ll make sense of them! For details on how
to participate, contact the Marshlands Museum. Everybody is welcome, even if you didn’t submit anything!
Please pre-register at 734-379-5020 Email: paul.cypher@metroparks.com
Donation greatly appreciated

Homeschool Thursday
Thursday, January 31st at 1 p.m.
Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock
In this month’s homeschool program, we will learn about animals and their homes.
Join us to search for animal-made homes and structures.
Dress for the weather! $4
Please pre-register at 734-782-3956 or email kevin.arnold@metroparks.com


 

Comment here

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.