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Pumpkin Fest and Trick or Tees will be held Saturday, Oct. 24 at Red Oaks County Park in Madison Heights. Children will receive a pumpkin to be carved at Pumpkin Fest at the Red Oaks Nature Center and these pumpkins will be used to light the Trick or Tees trail at Red Oaks Golf Course.
October is a fun month to head to the 13 Oakland County parks. Usher in the fall harvest and celebrate Halloween with these activities and events:
There is a big world out there to explore, so get out and discover a slice of it right in your own backyard.

Destination 4-H Discovery Day is scheduled from noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 4 at the Oakland County Market, 2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford. Through educational, hands-on, family-friendly experiences, this special event will highlight the opportunities available to youth in Oakland County 4-H. The event is hosted by Michigan State University Extension – Oakland County 4-H Youth Development and the Oakland County Market.
Run amid peak fall colors through thick forests at the Hidden Forest Trail Run, Sunday, Oct. 11 at Independence Oaks County Park in Clarkston. All races begin at 9:30 a.m. Runners can choose from three races.