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The Scavenger Safari & Walk is the Blood Cancer Foundation of Michigan's (BCFM) family event. It brings together patients, families and community members for an adventurous scavenger hunt throughout the Detroit Zoo. Registration required. Event cost: $50/ages 14-plus, $35/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 and under and BCFM patients Event time: 8 a.m.-6...
Families can walk, run, skate or cycle safely on the six miles of Hines Drive at Nankin Mills Park Area. Hines Drive will be closed from Outer Drive to Ann Arbor Trail. Event cost: Free Event times: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturdays, May 6-Sept. 30, 2023
Join Eddy Discovery Center for an entertaining program with live animals from around the world brought to you by Joby Cuellar. Learn about the habitats, lifestyles and traits. Advanced registration required. Event cost: $2/person, $5/family Event time: 2-3 p.m. June 11, 2023
Join Eddy Discovery Center for an entertaining, hands-on program presented by Brendan Finerty from Jackson’s Wild World Zoo. Advanced registration required. Event cost: $2/person, $5/family Event time: 2-3 p.m. May 21, 2023
Stroll through the fields of lavender, shop at the artisan market and enjoy lavender inspired treats at this fest. There will be free classes, speakers, demos and workshops at this annual event. Event cost: $10/person, free/ages 10 and under; free/parking Event times: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 14-16, 2023
Families can come see Lake Sturgeon up close during Sturgeon Day at Milliken State Park. There will be learning activities, games, live sturgeons, arts and crafts, food trucks and more. Registration required. Event cost: Free Event time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 6, 2023
In celebration of Arbor Day and spring planting time, Join VITRINE on Main to celebrate Arbor Day and spring planting time. A percentage of the sales will go to benefit the bee friendly non profits Plymouth Pollinators. The first 60 guests will receive a free tree to plant with any...
Join People for Palmer Park to celebrate Earth Day with exploring the woods, cleaning the park and more. Event cost: Free Event time: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 23, 2023
Protecting And Keeping Bees And Other Pollinators In Your Yard at Royal Oak Public Library in Royal Oakroyaloakgardenclub -
Teens can come out to hear from beekeepers, avid Gardners and naturalists, Ann Marie Nadolski and Laurie Peyok as they present top things you can do in your own backyard to protect bees and other pollinators. Event cost: Free Event time: 7-8:30 p.m. May 8, 2023
Discover the programs offered by MSU Extension 4-H clubs. There will be live animal presentations, games and hands on activities. Event cost: Free Event time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 29, 2023
All ages can enjoy a casual hike through the woods with their moms and discover the wildflowers at Oakwoods Metropark. Pre-registration is required by 4 p.m. May 13. Event cost: $3/child $5/adult, free/under 2 Event time: 2-4 p.m. May 14, 2023
Ages 8 and up can come out to the Marshlands Museum for a guided stroll through the “Big Woods” and look for signs of moms in birds, mammals, insects and more. Pre-registration is required by 4 p.m. May 13. Event cost: $3/child, $5/adult Event time: 2-4 p.m. May 14, 2023