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Farmington Founders Festival July 18-July 21, 2019

Are you local to the greater Farmington area? Farmington is having their Founders Festival which has been celebrated for over 55 years! The festival will be located in Shiawassee park. Listen to live music and the kiddies will have entertainment to enjoy as well. There will be food, a hot air balloon, crafters, and more! […]

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Maybury Farm Educational Tours

Have you visited Maybury Farm yet this season? They currently offer educational tours for children and families. Animals range from horses and sheep to pigs and cows. They also offer farm animal tours, soil tours, honey bees tours, and maple syrup tours. Fall hours are 10:00 am- 2:00 pm. When booking a tour, choose your […]

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Sensational Seed Dispersal 10/4-New Boston

Families will hike along the wetland paths and collect a variety of seeds such as acorns, exploding jewelweed, billowing milkweed, and barbed cocklebur just to name a few. Families will also discuss the main seed dispersal methods – water, wind, animal and mechanical! Program: Sensational Seed Dispersal Date: Tuesday, October 4, 2016 Time: 10:00AM – Noon Location: […]

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Dabblers and Divers 9/6-New Boston

Some ducks dabble while others dive. Some ducks graze on plants while others dine on fish. Students will discuss our native ducks and learn how to determine what they eat by looking at their specialized adaptations. Students will also hike along the wetland to see how many different kinds they can find. Binoculars will be […]

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Splendid Spiders 6/14-New Boston

Learn about spider anatomy and how to identify some of the common species.  Students will get a chance to see (preserved) brown recluse and black widow spiders up close.  Each student will create a fun spider craft to take home. Date: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Time: 10:00AM – Noon Location: Crosswinds Marsh, 27600 Haggery Road, […]