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Join various Detroit nature coalitions to help clean up the Detroit River. Site locations include Belle Isle, the Detroit Outdoor Adventure Center, Ecorse Creek, Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Dequindre Cut, Rotary Park in Trenton, and Fort Street Bridge Park in Detroit. Registration is required at each location as are face...
Kids ages 8 and older can make a keepsake for mom that she is sure to be impressed by. Spend time in the native plant garden for inspiration and learn a few basic stitches. Embroidery hoop, threads, and a plain bandana will be included (guests should also feel free...
Treat mom to a good-old fashioned picnic by Beyond the Seed 4H. Enjoy a sit-down family picnic equipped with a checkered tablecloth and a picnic basket filled with tasty finger foods, while surrounded by beautiful spring blooms. Enjoy a lovely garden setting while mom chooses a plant to take...
Join trail guides at the Kensington Metropark Nature Center for an hour-long guided walk to see what resident animals and plants are up to in the spring. Wildflowers and birds will be in their spring glory. Look for bird’s nests in the trees and on the ground, and identify...
Treat Mom to a relaxing hike through the woods to discover some of the beautiful spring wildflowers that can be found along the nature trails. Learn some fun facts about these unique treasures and hear some of the myths and legends surrounding a few of these plants, that color...
Families can witness the splendor that mother nature erupts upon the Dinosaur Hill forest floor this time of year! Join trail guides for a quick hike through Dinosaur Hill’s trails and stop to talk about some of the often overlooked plants, hiding in plain sight awaiting insects to visit...
Community members and groups from Walled Lake, Novi and all surrounding areas are invited to make a blanket for kids facing extended stays in the hospital. The goal is to make 500 blankets. On April 17, families can pick up blanket kits at a drive-thru event at Suburban Collection...
Beyond Van Gogh is a fully immersive experience custom-designed for TCF Center, offering a look into the mind of the world's most iconic impressionist artist, Vincent Van Gogh. The fully immersive exhibition allows visitors to transport into Van Gogh's most famous masterpieces such as Starry Night, Sunflowers and The Bedroom of...
Families can ride three miles of biking with frequent stops for a 90-minute tour of Downtown Rochester. Rochester’s history is over 200 years as families will review the European white settlers – but thousands of years old studying the Native Americans. Visit some fascinating locations throughout town that make...
Kids ages 10 and under are invited to mosey on out to the farm where they can learn about horses and even meet one in person. Enjoy the spring day while the group reads a book together. There will also be a take-home activity. Social distancing and face coverings...
The beloved Crow at Stony Creek Metropark is 20 years young. Families can celebrate by learning all about the crow. There will be a table set up near the bird pen, so stop on by to wish Crow well and learn how the Nature Center became his permanent home,...
Kids in grades 5-12 can prepare to celebrate Star Wars Day on May 4 with a bag of crafts, stickers and more. Email a picture of one of the completed craft to the teen librarian by May 8 for a chance to win a Pop! Star Wars BB-8 Bobble....