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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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X Marks the Spot @ Red Oaks Nature Center 3/16

  Where have those sneaky leprechauns gone? Why, right at Red Oaks Nature Center. Join families for an afternoon of trickery and embark on a scavenger hunt to find hidden treasure. Plan for a snack, craft and outdoor excursion. Feel free to sport your St. Patrick’s Day green. Irish or not, luck is on your […]

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Adopt a Clay Pet 3/9/19-Madison Heights

Our pets are a unique part of the animal kingdom. They are a bridge from us to the more wild side of life. Make your very own pet out of clay. Don’t forget to make some cool accessories like a bed, food and toys. Your pet will be finished and taken home, complete with adoption […]

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Polish Your Own Petoskey Stone 2/9/19-Madison Heights

Michigan’s state stone is the Petoskey stone, a fossil colonial coral. Using different sandpaper grits and some “elbow grease,” participants will pick out and polish their own stone to take home while learning about other local fossils and minerals. All materials provided. $5/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature Center […]

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Sensational Sharks @ Red Oaks Nature Center 1/26/2019-Madison

Learn all about the world’s oldest fish during a fun-filled morning with activities centering on these amazing creatures. A shark presentation and snack will start the day, followed by a shark dissection demonstration and experiment. Craft a shark tooth necklace to take home. $12/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature […]