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NatureFit: Winter SurvivalUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Red Oaks Nature Center1/10/2015 2:00 PMNature Education Programs
Saturday. Don’t let winter slow you down! Indoors we will learn about how animals and plants cope with the cold, and then head
outdoors to practice some winter survival skills including
reading animal tracks, fire-building, shelter construction, and
more. Appropriate for ages 8 and older. Participants must
wear boots. Commit to be “NatureFit” in 2015! $4/person.
RED OAKS COUNTY PARK, 30300 Hales Street
Madison Heights, MI 48071; 248.585.0100. Pre–registration with payment required. Call 248.858.0916 weekdays or
Red Oaks Nature Center on Saturday. Red Oaks Nature Center now booking field trips and outreach programs.
The Red Run StoryUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Red Oaks Nature Center1/17/2015 1:30 PMNature Education Programs
Red Oaks County Park is situated over an extensive underground public works project, the George W. Kuhn Control Facility. This facility serves as a drainage system handling rain water, sewers and other discharge from the southeast portion of Oakland County. Gone now, the Red Run has left telltale signs of its former pathway to Lake St. Clair. Guest speaker Bob Muller from the Royal Oaks Nature Society will present the fascinating story of the ghost river that once flowed through the region.$2/person. Unless otherwise noted, pre-registration
is required by calling 248.858.0916 during regular weekday business hours.
Winter Star PartyUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Independence Oaks Nature Center1/17/2015 8:00 PMNature Education Programs
Saturday. Crisp, clear skies of winter can be great for star gazing. Learn to locate winter constellations including Orion the Hunter and Taurus the Bull, inside the Nature Center’s StarLab
planetarium. Gaze at deep sky wonders through telescopes
provided by the Oakland Astronomy Club (weather permitting). A star-studded craft and snack are included. Suitable for school-aged children and adults. $4/person.
ATTENTION SCOUT LEADERS: This program fulfills
some astronomy merit requirements. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248.858.0916 weekdays
or Wint Nature Center on Saturday.
Tuning Your Tot into WinterUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Independence Oaks Nature Center1/24/2015 1:00 PMNature Education Programs
Saturday. Share quality time with the 3-6 year old in your family
by participating in this award-winning, early-childhood
program. This winter session will focus on “Amazing Owls”.
Indoor and outdoor activities include songs, nature hike,
craft, snack and more. Please make other arrangements for
siblings. $4/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248.858.0916 weekdays or Wint Nature Center on Saturday.
Nature SproutsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Red Oaks Nature Center1/31/2015 10:00 AMNature Education Programs
Saturday. Foster your child’s love of nature at this program designed for children 3-6 years old, accompanied by an adult. Indoor and outdoor, hands-on nature discovery will include a hike, craft, story, snack and more. This winter session will focus
on “Amazing Owls”. Please make other arrangements for
siblings. $4/person. Pre–registration with payment required. Call 248.858.0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature Center on Saturday. Red Oaks Nature Center now booking field trips and outreach programs.
“Parents Night Out” – Tracking WildlifeUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Red Oaks Nature Center2/6/2015 7:00 PMNature Education Programs
Friday. Need a date night? Looking for some time to get those
household projects done? Leave the kids with us! This is our
first “Parents Night Out” program, giving you the opportunity to drop off your children at the nature center for a 3-hour fun-filled evening focusing on Tracking Wildlife including t-shirt printing, games, nature presentation, short movie, and snack! We invite children to come dressed in their PJ’s or other comfortable clothing. A release form is required with registration. Bring a light-colored T-shirt for printing. Children 5 to 11 years old only, please. $10/child. Pre–registration with payment required.
Call 248.858.0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature Center on Saturday. Red Oaks Nature Center now booking field trips and outreach programs.
Join the PackUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Independence Oaks Nature Center2/7/2015 2:00 PMNature Education Programs
Saturday. Join the naturalist staff for a “howling” good time as we learn about wolves, dogs and other canine cousins! We’ll
give you the low-down on basic animal training and the
Oakland County Dog parks. Enjoy some “human” snacks and
discover how you can make treats for you furry friends at home. We’ll even head outside to take part in a wolf roleplay activity. $5/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248.858.0916 weekdays or Wint Nature Center on Saturday.
Great Backyard Bird CountUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Independence Oaks Nature Center2/14/2015 10:00 AMNature Education Programs
Saturday. Participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count at the Wint Nature Center.Learn about common winter birds and how
to participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count—a citizen
science program through the National Audubon Society and the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology. Find out how to become a birdwatcher as well with help from the Oakland Audubon Society.Activities will take place all morning. $3/person. Unless otherwise noted, pre-registration is required by calling 248.858.0916 during regular weekday business hours.
A “Frozen” EncounterUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Red Oaks Nature Center2/21/2015 1:30 PMNature Education Programs
Saturday. Don’t let winter’s chilly temps keep you and your family inside! Join a naturalist for an afternoon of “Frozen” fun that includes how wildlife can fare in Elsa’s winter world, make an
Olaf craft, enjoy a cozy campfire like Anna, a yummy snack,
and more! Participants must wear boots. $4/person. Pre–registration with payment required. Call 248.858.0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature Center on Saturday. Red Oaks Nature Center now booking field trips and outreach programs.
Snowshoes, Tracks and Tee’sUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Independence Oaks Nature Center2/21/2015 2:00 PMNature Education Programs
Saturday. Don’t hibernate indoors all winter—bring the family for an afternoon of winter nature fun! Indoors we’ll learn about the
basics of snowshoeing, how to identify animal tracks, and
decorate a t-shirt. Outdoors, don snowshoes for a wintry walk to discover “secrets in the snow” left by winter active animals. Snowshoes provided. Appropriate for ages 5 and older. Participants must wear boots. A winter hike will be substituted if conditions do not permit snowshoeing. Each person must bring a plain white pre-washed t-shirt for crafting. $5/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248.858.0916 weekdays
or Wint Nature Center on Saturday.
Maple Magic/North—DIYUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Independence Oaks Nature Center2/28/2015 2:00 PMNature Education Programs
Saturday. Maple Syrup is an icon of our region around the world. Learn to identify maple trees, take a hike to tap a tree and taste the sap. We will teach you the tools, tips and methods needed to make your own batch of maple syrup at home. Taste some
sweet maple treats and take home maple-based recipes. $5/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248.858.0916 weekdays or Wint Nature Center on Saturday.
Maple Magic/South—DIYUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Red Oaks Nature Center2/28/2015 2:00 PMNature Education Programs
Saturday. Maple syrup is an icon of our region. Learn to identify
maple trees, take a hike to tap a tree and taste the sap. We will teach you the tools, tips and methods needed to make your own batch of maple syrup at home. Taste some sweet maple treats, and take home maple-based recipes. $5/person.Pre–registration with payment required. Call 248.858.0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature Center on Saturday. Red Oaks Nature Center now booking field trips and outreach programs.
Super Pi Day/NorthUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Independence Oaks Nature Center3/14/2015 2:00 PMNature Education Programs
Saturday. Celebrate 3/14/15 by making a tasty pie over the campfire. Learn about numbers in nature. Make a number related
craft as we learn about a number that goes “to infinity and
beyond!”. $5/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248.858.0916 weekdays or Wint Nature Center on Saturday.
Super Pi Day/SouthUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Red Oaks Nature Center3/14/2015 2:00 PMNature Education Programs
Saturday. Celebrate 3/14/15 by making a tasty pie over the
campfire. Learn about numbers in nature. Make a numberrelated
craft as we learn about a number that goes “to infinity and beyond!” $5/person.Pre–registration with payment required.
Call 248.858.0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature Center on Saturday. Red Oaks Nature Center now booking field trips and outreach programs.
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