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NAture Book Club

NAture Book Club

Read the chosen book with a nature theme, then join us for a lively discussion about the book, light refreshments, and get up close with some of the nature elements from the book. These books are available in both print…

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Antler Amble

Antler Amble

Each winter, white-tailed deer shed their antlers only to grow new ones in the spring. Learn about this amazing cycle then search the trails and wooded areas in Bloomer Park for dropped antlers. Dress for the weather and walking in…

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Sap-To-Syrup Breakfast

Sap-To-Syrup Breakfast

Visit the Museum at Van Hoosen Farm anytime between 9am and 1pm to see an old-fashioned sap-to-syrup boiling operation. We will be making syrup from trees tapped right here in Rochester Hills. Sample some real maple syrup and enjoy a…

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Following Footsteps

Following Footsteps

This monthly series lets us discover a mystery plant or animal as we search the trails for clues.  We'll think about the color, shape, feel, and parts of different plants or animals to figure out what it could be! Please…

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Fly Tying

Fly Tying

Learn how to tie your own flies in this informative, hands-on two-hour session at the Museum. Learn what equipment you need to get started in this unique and valuable hobby and make your own flies to take home. All materials…

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Paint, Sculpt, Or Draw

Paint, Sculpt, or Draw

Each session will include a different type of plant or animal that our staff will help guide you to create in the media of your choice. Reference used may be a combination of photographs, live animals, or taxidermy specimens. Several…

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Nature Echoes

Nature Echoes

This monthly series is for those who are beginning to read on their own. We'll have a copy of the nature story for each participant to read aloud to the animals in the nature center. Learn a little about the…

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Time Travelers

Time Travelers

Each month will be an adventure back in time. Explore our Revolutionary Period replica cabin and get an idea of what changes have occurred in 200+ years. Each session will include a chance to get hands on with different artifacts…

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NAture Book Club

NAture Book Club

Read the chosen book with a nature theme, then join us for a lively discussion about the book, light refreshments, and get up close with some of the nature elements from the book. These books are available in both print…

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