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Spring Egg–VentureUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Independence Oaks Nature Center4/19/2014 10:00 AMNature Education Programs
Saturday. Enjoy an egg–cellent story about the wide variety of animals that lay eggs. Meet some live egg–layers and hike through their habitats. Learn to make natural dyes, and dy some eggs! Bring six hard–boiled eggs/person. $5/person.
 
Pre–registration with payment required. To register, call 248-858-0916 weekdays or 248-625-6473 Saturdays. Visa/Discover/MasterCard are accepted. There are no refunds for advance payments unless program is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. Due to program limitations, walk-in guests may not be accommodated.
 
Wint Nature Center is located at 9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI 48348.
 
An Evening of AmphibiansUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Red Oaks Nature Center4/25/2014 7:30 PMNature Education Programs

Male frogs put forth a nightly chorus to attract a mate. Identify different types of frogs based on their calls, make a craft and enjoy a game. Next we’ll head outdoors at dusk to hike and listen for frogs and other sounds of spring. School– aged children and adults. $3/person.

Red Oaks Nature Center is located at 30300 Hales Street Madison Heights, MI 48071.

Pre–registration with payment required. Call 248.858.0916 weekdays or 248.585.0100 at Red Oaks Nature Center on Saturday. Visa, Discover and MasterCard are accepted. There are no refunds for advance payments unless program is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. Due to program limitations, walk-in guests may not be accommodated.

Spring Star PartyUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Independence Oaks Nature Center4/26/2014 8:00 PMNature Education Programs
Saturday. Identify Leo the Lion, the “star” of the spring night sky, and more in Starlab (indoor, inflatable planetarium). Telescopes provided by the Oakland Astronomy Club (weather permitting). Make a magnetic space toy and enjoy a snack. Suitable for school–aged children/adults. $4/person.
 
*Pre-registration with payment is required.
To register by phone, call 248-858-0916 weekdays or 248-625-6473 Saturdays. Visa/Discover/MasterCard are accepted. There are no refunds for advance payments unless program is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. Due to program limitations, walk-in guests may not be accommodated.
 
Wint Nature Center is located in Independence Oaks County Park at 9501 Sashabaw Road in Clarkston.
 
Tuning Your Tot into SpringUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Independence Oaks Nature Center5/3/2014 1:00 PMNature Education Programs
Saturday. Help your 3–6–year–old combat “Nature Deficit Disorder”. We’ll focus on “NATURE NOISE–What do You
Hear?” Fun includes songs, nature hike, craft, snack and more. Please make other arrangements for siblings. $4/person. 9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI 48348.
Pre–registration with payment required. No refunds. Call 248.858.0916 weekdays or Wint Nature Center on Saturday; 248.625.6473.
Nature SproutsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Red Oaks Nature Center5/8/2014 1:00 PMNature Education Programs
Thursday. Foster your child’s love of nature while we focus on NATURE NOISE–What do YOU Hear?” Hands–on nature discovery will include a hike, craft, story, snack and more. Ages 3–6, accompanied by an adult. $4/person. RED OAKS COUNTY PARK, 30300 Hales Street Madison Heights, MI 48071 Pre–registration with payment required. Call 248.858.0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature Center on Saturday; 248.585.0100
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“Mother” NatureUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Red Oaks Nature Center5/10/2014 10:00 AMNature Education Programs
Saturday. Learn how wildlife mothers raise their young. We’ll make a special gift for mom just in time for Mother’s Day, enjoy
an interpretive stroll through Suarez Friendship Woods and round out the afternoon with a refreshing snack. $4/person. 30300 Hales Street Madison Heights, MI 48071. Pre–registration with payment required. Call 248.858.0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature Center on Saturday; 248.585.0100.
Wild Wednesday Nights - Animal BabiesUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Red Oaks Nature Center5/21/2014 6:30 PMNature Education Programs
Join us the third Wednesday of every month to share animal facts, and see and feel fur, feathers and scales. A nature film will be shown in the auditorium. $2/person. 6:30–7:30 p.m.
•  April 16 – Sounds of Spring   • May 21 – Animal Babies
 •  June 18 – Fish Frenzy. 30300 Hales Street Madison Heights, MI 48071. Pre–registration with payment required. Call 248.858.0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature Center on Saturday; 248.585.0100.
NatureFit: Healthy HikingUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Red Oaks Nature Center5/31/2014 10:00 AMNature Education Programs
Saturday. First, we’ll focus on getting our heart rates up. Then we’ll slow down to experience the sights and sounds of spring in the majestic Suarez Friendship Woods. We’ll finish with a snack at the nature center. $4/person. 30300 Hales Street Madison Heights, MI 48071. Pre–registration with payment required. Call 248.858.0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature Center on Saturday; 248.585.0100.
NatureFit: Hike the HillsUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Independence Oaks Nature Center6/7/2014 1:00 PMNature Education Programs
Saturday. Join a naturalist to celebrate National Trails Day by hiking up to four miles on some of the most beautiful trails in Oakland County Parks! Suitable for physically fit individuals of all ages. Water and snack provided. $3/person. 9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI 48348. Pre–registration with payment required. Call 248.858.0916 weekdays or Wint Nature Center on Saturday; 248.625.6473.
Canoe and CampfireUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Independence Oaks Nature Center6/14/2014 6:30 PMNature Education Programs
Saturday. Naturalist–led canoe adventure on Crooked Lake plus a campfire, snack and nocturnal animal trivia. For school– aged children and adults with canoe experience. Rent a canoe ($4 payable the day of program) or bring your own. Life vests mandatory. Meet at the boathouse. $3/person (must be paid in advance). 9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI 48348.
Pre–registration with payment required. Call 248.858.0916 weekdays or Wint Nature Center on Saturday; 248.625.6473.
Wild Wednesday Nights - Fish FrenzyUse SHIFT+ENTER to open the menu (new window).
Red Oaks Nature Center6/18/2014 6:30 PMNature Education Programs
Join us the third Wednesday of every month to share animal facts, and see and feel fur, feathers and scales. A nature film will be shown in the auditorium. $2/person. 6:30–7:30 p.m.
•  April 16 – Sounds of Spring    • May 21 – Animal Babies
•  June 18 – Fish Frenzy
. 30300 Hales Street Madison Heights, MI 48071. Pre–registration with payment required. Call 248.858.0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature Center on Saturday; 248.585.0100.
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