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April 2019

Strange Creatures of the Spring Pond

Sunday, Apr 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eddy Discovery Center, 17030 Bush Rd.
Chelsea, MI 48118 United States
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$2 – $5

Come and meet the many fascinating and little-known creatures that live in our spring ponds – from delicate fairy shrimp to ferocious diving beetles.  No boots required, as we will be viewing these in our special “pour-a-ponds” outside on the deck.  Cost: $2/person or $5/family.  Eddy Discovery Center, 17030 Bush Rd. in the Waterloo Recreation Area near Chelsea.  Advance registration requested at 734-475-3170.

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May 2019

Edible Plants Foraging Walk

Sunday, May 5, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eddy Discovery Center, 17030 Bush Rd.
Chelsea , MI 48118 United States
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$2 – $5

Find out what Mother Nature has to offer as we join Rachel Misfud from Will Forage for Food to look for edible, medicinal, and otherwise useful plants and mushrooms on the Discovery Center trails..  The walk will be leisurely, but participants need to be able to handle uneven, shrubby or muddy ground, as we may leave the trail to search for these plants.   Cost: $2/person or $5/family.  Eddy Discovery Center, 17030 Bush Rd. in the Waterloo Recreation Area near Chelsea.  Advance…

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A World of Animals

Sunday, May 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eddy Discovery Center, 17030 Bush Rd.
Chelsea , MI 48118 United States
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$2 – $5

Brendan Finerty of Jackson’s Wild World Zoo will be presenting this entertaining, hands-on program.  You will get a close-up look at a wide variety of live animals from around the globe – from the hottest desert to the deepest jungles to the highest mountains.  Cost: $2/person or $5/family.  Eddy Discovery Center, 17030 Bush Rd. in the Waterloo Recreation Area near Chelsea.   Advance registration requested at 734-475-3170.

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June 2019

Rockhound Basics

Sunday, Jun 2, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Eddy Discovery Center, 17030 Bush Rd.
Chelsea , MI 48118 United States
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$2 – $5

Discover what you can learn about ancient Michigan from looking at a rock.  Geologist Larry Bean will show you how to “read” the story told by rocks and help you to identify specimens at a local quarry.  We will meet at the Discovery Center before driving to the quarry to do some collecting.  Cost: $2/person or $5/family. Eddy Discovery Center, 17030 Bush Rd. in the Waterloo Recreation Area near Chelsea.  Advance registration requested at 734-475-3170.

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Herps! Michigan’s Amphibians and Reptiles

Sunday, Jun 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Eddy Discovery Center, 17030 Bush Rd.
Chelsea , MI 48118 United States
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$2 – $5

Nature Discovery will bring a variety of live snakes and turtles that can be found in our state.  Observe these intriguing creatures up close as you learn about their diverse life styles and how they survive in Michigan.  Following the program, you will have the opportunity to handle some of them and watch them eat.  Cost: $2/person or $5/family. Eddy Discovery Center, 17030 Bush Rd. in the Waterloo Recreation Area near Chelsea.  Advance registration requested at 734-475-3170.

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Summer Solstice

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Michigan Friends Center, Clark Lake Rd
Chelsea, MI 48118 United States
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Summer Solstice — a multi-generational celebration of the light Sunday, June 21,  potluck 6-7 pm; bonfire 7-9 — at the Friends Lake beach; join us for any part (the food will be put away at 7) We will celebrate the longest day with a potluck dinner followed by a bonfire around which to share thoughts, stories, and songs. All ages welcome. Bring food to share and your own place settings. We will provide herbal iced tea. Bring something to share for…

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