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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 […]

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Campfire Evening August 24, 2019-Madison Heights

Spend an evening outdoors with friends and family around a campfire. Roast hot dogs and s’mores, and enjoy activities around the fire. A naturalist will lead a leisurely stroll through the woods to discover which animals are most active this time of the day. Food, roasting implements and beverages provided. Please bring a camping chair […]

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Grand Camp at Red Oaks August 17, 2019-Madison Heights

Grab your explorer’s hat and join for a fascinating day of dinosaur discovery with your nana, papa, or special adult mentor. Glimpse into the world of the past as you explore dinosaurs and other prehistoric life through fossils, dino facts, a game, craft, snack, and a paleontological dig! $6/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 […]

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All About Hummingbirds August 3, 2019-Madison Heights

Why do hummingbirds hum – don’t they know the words? Join a naturalist to learn the truth and much more. Study these feathered jewels of the garden as they flit and hover. Make your own hummingbird feeder and enjoy a hummingbird-themed snack. $5/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature Center […]

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Butterfly Parade July 13, 2019-Madison Heights

Presented by Vibe Credit Union, activities are from 1-3 p.m. Parade to start at 3 p.m. Activities include: make and take children’s crafts: butterfly wings, decorate a butterfly T-shirt, music, sidewalk art, hungry caterpillar hikes, snow cones and a butterfly tent! Pre-register by June 28 to guarantee a T-shirt for each child. When: Saturday, July […]