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Fun in the Fall October 19, 2019-Madison Heights

Experience the magic of nature in autumn at Red Oaks. Press apples into cider, enjoy a fall snack, and craft a leaf-print T-shirt. Hike the trails littered with red, orange and yellow leaves that crunch underfoot. Explore the ecology of fall and see what birds and animals can be observed. Bring a light-colored T-shirt for […]

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Squirreling Around October 12, 2019-Madison Heights

Did you know there are nine different species of squirrels in Michigan? Explore the trails in search of the many species that make Red Oaks Nature Center their home. October is a great month to observe busy squirrels in action as they prepare for winter. A presentation, live animal and a squirrel feeder craft will […]

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Hometown Harvest October 6, 2019-Madison Heights

In partnership with the City of Madison Heights, this fall extravaganza features live music, cider and donuts, animal presentations and a festive craft. Kids, try your skills on a climbing tower or jump away in a bouncer. Enjoy the start of fall colors at Suarez Friendship Woods. This free event is open to all ages. […]

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When Darkness Falls Friday October 4, 2019-Madison Heights

What happens as the sun goes down? While some animals are getting ready to sleep, others are just waking up. Learn about the animals that work the night shift, then look for bats, owls, opossums, and more on the trail. A presentation, hike, and bat craft are included. Suitable for all ages. $5/person. Call 248-858-0916 […]

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Magnificent Monarch September 14, 2019-Madison Heights

Where do monarchs go in the winter? Can you believe they fly more than 2,000 miles to reach their over-wintering ground in Mexico? Join this event to learn about this feat. Make your own paper butterfly that will actually fly (via U.S. Mail) to Mexico City, and spend the winter months there. Students will tag […]