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Saturday January 31, 2015  
10:00 am Winter Wonderland
Embrace winter this year by trying a winter activity at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township on Saturday, January 31 from 10 am-3 pm. Enjoy winter hiking or try snowshoeing and cross country skiing. Cross country skis and a limited number of snowshoes will be available to borrow. Watch ice sculpting and dog sledding demonstrations, visit with the dogs, warm up at the campfire, visit with book authors and browse the Silent Auction! This event is free to the public. Event continues regardless of weather (more)

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Wednesday February 4, 2015  
6:30 pm Photography Class with Ron St Germain
Whether you are shooting with film or using digital, this 3-week class will answer your photographic questions. Enjoy an entertaining class with 5-time international professional award winning outdoor photographer, Ron St Germain while improving your photographic skills. The class runs February 4-18 and includes a Saturday photo shoot on February 7. The fee for this class is $55. Please pre-register by contacting 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us. Learn more at www.meridian.mi.us. 3 week class (more)

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Thursday February 5, 2015  
1:00 pm Preschool Science Exploration: Outstanding Owls
Curious preschool children will enjoy hands-on science exploration activities during this monthly program for children 4 and 5 years old, at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, on Thursday February 5 at 1-2:30 pm. The theme this week is Outstanding Owls and includes science activities, a craft and a walk. Contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866 with questions or to register. (more)

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Friday February 6, 2015  
1:00 pm Weekday Science: Owls of Michigan
Enhance your child's science education at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, in Meridian Township once a month through programs specifically designed to introduce and reinforce science curriculum for home-schooled children ages 6-14 years old. The next Weekday Science class, Owls of Michigan, is on Friday February 6 at 1 pm. The fee is $4/child/class or $10/child/season (3 months). Contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us to register or for more information. (more)

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7:00 pm Howl at the Moon
Enjoy the full moon while taking a guided walk through the moonlit woods at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road on Friday, February 6 at 7 pm. Dogs are welcome on non-retractable leashes. Flashlights are permitted but not a necessity. The fee for this program is $3/ person due at the time of the walk. For more information, contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us (more)

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Saturday February 7, 2015  
9:30 am Cross Country Ski Class
Glide through a winter wonderland & experience Michigan's snow covered wild places. Learn what you'll need to know to safely cross-country ski on your own and spend time practicing at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road on Saturday February 7 from 9:30-11:30am. The fee is $15 for a half-day session if you bring your own equipment and $20 if you use nature center equipment. Dress appropriately for the weather. Space is limited, so call 349-3866 to have a registration form sent to you. (more)

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1:00 pm Snowshoe Class
Don't miss out on your walks this winter - learn to snowshoe & nothing will stop you! Find out how to & spend time practicing at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road on Saturday February 7 from 1-3pm. The fee is $15 for a half-day session if you bring your own equipment and $20 if you borrow nature center equipment. Class includes tips from a snowshoeing expert. Dress for the weather. Space is limited, so call 349-3866 to have a registration form sent to you. (more)

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6:00 pm Moonlight Ski and Shoe
Glide along the starlit trails of the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township, as you ski or snowshoe through the sparkling snow on Saturday, February 7 from 6-9pm. With the natural moonlight and starlight, flashlights and headlamps are permitted, but not a necessity. There is a $3/person fee if you bring your own equipment and $9/person fee if you borrow our equipment. Please call ahead at 349-3866 to register and reserve your skis and snowshoes. Event repeats on Feb 28; same time (more)

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Thursday February 19, 2015  
10:00 am Chipmunk Story Time: Owl Moon
Join Chicory Chipmunk at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township once a month for nature stories followed by games, a craft or a walk. The programs are open to preschool and elementary children. The next story time is Owl Moon on Thursday February 19 at 10 am. The fee is $3/child and is due at the time of the program. Contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us with questions or to register your child. (more)

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Sunday February 22, 2015  
3:00 pm Wildlife Identification: Focus on Reptiles
With technological advances in our daily lives, many once-common life skills have been lost. Among these is the ability to identify local wildlife. The Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road is here to help with that. They are holding a program on Wildlife Identification with a focus on reptiles on Sunday February 22 at 3 pm. The program includes live animals. There is a $3/person or $7/family fee due at the time of the program. For information contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us. (more)

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Saturday February 28, 2015  
6:00 pm Moonlight Ski and Shoe
Glide along the starlit trails of the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township, as you ski or snowshoe through the sparkling snow on Saturday, February 28 from 6-9pm. With the natural moonlight and starlight, flashlights and headlamps are permitted, but not a necessity. There is a $3/person fee if you bring your own equipment and $9/person fee if you borrow our equipment. Please call ahead at 349-3866 to register and reserve your skis and snowshoes. (more)

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Monday March 2, 2015  
6:30 pm 5 Elements Qigong Classes
Qigong is an ancient Chinese exercise practice that conditions the body while quieting the mind. This brings us into balance and promotes health. An 8-week session will be held at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Okemos beginning on Monday March 2 at 6:30-7:30 pm. We will learn the 5 Elements, the 8 Pieces of Silk Brocade and the White Crane Looks Back. The fee is $64/session or $10/class drop-in. Contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866 for more information. 8 week session- no class on Mar 9 & Apr13 $64/8-week session or $10/class drop-in (more)

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Thursday March 5, 2015  
1:00 pm Preschool Science Exploration: Raindrop Adventure
Curious preschool children will enjoy hands-on science exploration activities during this monthly program for children 4 and 5 years old, at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, on Thursday March 5 at 1-2:30 pm. The theme this week is Raindrop Adventure and includes science activities, a craft and a walk. Contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866 with questions or to register. (more)

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Friday March 6, 2015  
1:00 pm Weekday Science: Water Everywhere
Enhance your child's science education at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, in Meridian Township once a month through programs specifically designed to introduce and reinforce science curriculum for home-schooled children ages 6-14 years old. The next Weekday Science class, Water Everywhere, is on Friday March 6 at 1 pm. The fee is $4/child/class or $10/child/season (3 months). Contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us to register or for more information. (more)

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7:00 pm Howl at the Moon
Enjoy the full moon while taking a guided walk through the moonlit woods at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road on Friday, March 6 at 7 pm. Dogs are welcome on non-retractable leashes. Flashlights are permitted but not a necessity. The fee for this program is $3/ person due at the time of the walk. For more information, contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us (more)

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Saturday March 14, 2015  
10:00 am Webelos Cub Scout Geologist Badge Workshop
Webelos Cub Scouts can earn their Geologist badge on Saturday March 14 at 10 am to 12 pm at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Okemos. Scouts may sign up as a den or as individuals and there is a $4.50/scout fee for this program. For more information contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866. (more)

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Sunday March 15, 2015  
3:00 pm Skunk Cabbage Hunt
The Skunk Cabbage bud radiates heat, melting the snow and ice around it so that it can push up through the frozen ground to be the first wildflower to bloom each year. Join a naturalist at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road on Saturday March 15 at 3 pm to hunt for these interesting plants. The fee for the program is $3/person or $7/family due at the time of the program. Contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us with questions (more)

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Thursday March 19, 2015  
10:00 am Chipmunk Story Time: Counting Nature
Join Chicory Chipmunk at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township once a month for nature stories followed by games, a craft or a walk. The programs are open to preschool and elementary children. The next story time is Counting Nature on Thursday March 19 at 10 am. The fee is $3/child and is due at the time of the program. Contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us with questions or to register your child. (more)

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Saturday March 21, 2015  
7:00 pm Welcome Spring Campfire
The First Day of Spring, also known as the Vernal Equinox, is a day that many people dream of all winter. During this program we will learn why we have spring and explore signs of spring in nature, while enjoying the warmth of a campfire at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road on Saturday March 21 at 7 pm. The fee for the program is $3/person or $7/family due at the time of the program. Contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us with questions (more)

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Tuesday March 31, 2015  
7:00 pm Landscaping with Native Plants
If you want to make your gardening easier, try adding native plants which thrive in Michigan and will attract birds and butterflies to the garden. Learn how to design and maintain a native garden at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road on Tuesday March 31 at 7 pm. The class will be taught by Vern Stephens of Designs by Nature. The price of the class is $15. For a registration form or more information, contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866. (more)

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Wednesday April 1, 2015  
9:00 am Native Plants Pre-order Sale
If you want to make your gardening easier, try adding native plants which thrive in Michigan and will attract birds and butterflies to the garden. The Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road is hosting a native plants sale on Saturday May 2 from 9 am to 1 pm. The plants are grown in Laingsburg and can be pre-ordered until April 22 or purchased on the 2nd. Contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866 to have a plant list and order form sent to you. (more)

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Thursday April 2, 2015  
1:00 pm Preschool Science Exploration: Delightful Ducks
Curious preschool children will enjoy hands-on science exploration activities during this monthly program for children 4 and 5 years old, at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, on Thursday April 2 at 1-2:30 pm. The theme this week is Delightful Ducks and includes science activities, a craft and a walk. Contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866 with questions or to register. (more)

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Friday April 10, 2015  
1:00 pm Weekday Science: Wonderful Waterfowl
Enhance your child's science education at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, in Meridian Township once a month through programs specifically designed to introduce and reinforce science curriculum for home-schooled children ages 6-14 years old. The next Weekday Science class, Wonderful Waterfowl, is on Friday April 10 at 1 pm. The fee is $4/child/class or $10/child/season (3 months). Contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us to register or for more information. (more)

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8:00 pm Howl at the Moon
Enjoy the full moon while taking a guided walk through the moonlit woods at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road on Friday, April at 8 pm. Dogs are welcome on non-retractable leashes. Flashlights are permitted but not a necessity. The fee for this program is $3/ person due at the time of the walk. For more information, contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us (more)

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Saturday April 11, 2015  
9:00 am Discover Bird Watching
Have you ever wondered about the birds around your home or in the local park? Learn to use binoculars, find out simple techniques for identifying common birds and take a bird watching walk with a naturalist at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township on Saturday April 11 at 9 am. The fee for the program is $5/person. For more information contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us. (more)

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Sunday April 12, 2015  
3:00 pm Song Bird Nest Box Workshop
Many of our favorite song birds can be attracted to our backyards, especially if a nest box is provided. Build your own nest box at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road on Sunday April 12 at 3 pm. Song bird enthusiast Gene Wasserman will teach about backyard song birds. The program is free. nest box kits are $12-$20 and must be reserved in advance. Contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us for more information. Reserve your song bird nest box kit at 517-349-3866: Robin nesting shelf $12 Bluebird/Song nest box $20 Wren nest box $20 (more)

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Monday April 13, 2015  
9:00 am Timber Tots: Nature for Young Preschoolers
Introduce your young preschooler to nature during Timber Tots, a 6-week program for children 3 and 4 years old, accompanied by an adult at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, beginning Monday April 13 at 9-10 am. The child and adult companion participate as a team to enjoy nature activities, walks, stories and crafts. There is a $35 fee for this 6-week program. Contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866 with questions or to register. 6-week class (more)

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10:30 am My Cub and I: Nature for Toddlers Morning
Children 3 years and under, accompanied by an adult can toddle into their first nature experience at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township. My Cub and I meets for 6 weeks, beginning Monday April 13, from 10:30-11:30 am and an evening section from 6:30-7:30 pm on Tues. The child and adult companion participate as a team to enjoy nature activities, walks, stories and crafts. There is a $35 fee for this 6-week program. Contact 517-349-3866 with questions or to register Program repeated at 6:30 pm on Tuesdays (more)

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Tuesday April 14, 2015  
6:30 pm My Cub and I: Nature for Toddlers Evening
Children 3 years and under, accompanied by an adult can toddle into their first nature experience at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township. My Cub and I meets for six weeks, beginning Tuesday April 14, from 6:30-7:30 pm. There is a morning class on Mondays 10:30 am. The child and adult companion participate as a team to enjoy nature activities, walks, stories and crafts. There is a $35 fee for this 6-week program. Contact 517-349-3866 with questions or to register. Program is also at 10:30 am on Mondays (more)

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Wednesday April 15, 2015  
6:30 pm Photography Class with Ron St Germain
Whether you are shooting with film or using digital, this 3-week class will answer your photographic questions. Enjoy an entertaining class with 5-time international professional award winning outdoor photographer, Ron St Germain while improving your photographic skills. The fee for this class is $55. Please pre-register by contacting them at 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us. Learn more at www.meridian.mi.us. 3-week class (more)

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Thursday April 16, 2015  
10:00 am Chipmunk Story Time: Listen to Raindrops
Join Chicory Chipmunk at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township once a month for nature stories followed by games, a craft or a walk. The programs are open to preschool and elementary children. The next story time is Listen to Raindrops on Thursday April 16 at 10 am. The fee is $3/child and is due at the time of the program. Contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us with questions or to register your child. (more)

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Saturday April 18, 2015  
9:00 am It's Always Earth Day: Stewardship Mornings
It's always Earth Day at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Okemos and they are looking for volunteers to help in the park on Saturday April 18 at 9-11 am. Volunteers may help prepare flower beds, maintain trails and pull invasive plants in the woods. The Harris Nature Center is holding a Stewardship Morning once a month, April-October. People can volunteer one time, two times or every month. For more information contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us. Stewardship Mornings repeat monthly (more)

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10:00 am Girl Scout Flowers Legacy Badge Workshop
Junior Girl Scouts can earn their Flowers Legacy badge on Saturday April 14 at 10 am to 12 pm at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Okemos. Scouts may sign up as a troop or as individuals and there is a $4.50/scout fee for this program. For more information contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866. (more)

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Sunday April 19, 2015  
2:00 pm Spring Discovery Walk
Tree buds are popping, the first wildflowers are stirring, birds are nesting and animals are bustling through the woods. This is a great time to discover nature! In association with the MSU Science Fair the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Okemos is offering a guided interpretive walk through the spring woods. There is no fee for this walk. For more information contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866. Find out more about the MSU Science Fair at sciencefestival.msu.edu. (more)

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Tuesday April 21, 2015  
10:30 am Weekday Wildflower Walk
Every week the spring woods looks a little different as more and more wildflowers poke up out of the ground. Join a naturalist at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Twp for a guided walk once a month on Tuesday mornings in the spring and watch the changes! The walks begin during Earth Week, April 21 and continue on May 6 & June 3 at 10:30-11:30 am. The fee is $3/person due at the time of the walk. For more information contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866. (more)

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Saturday April 25, 2015  
9:30 am Discover Nordic Walking
Nordic Walking is a new outdoor exercise which provides a fun, total-body, low-impact work-out. A Nordic Walking class will be held on Saturday April 25 at 9:30-11:30 am at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Okemos. The class will be taught by a certified instructor. The fee is $15/person if you bring your own equipment and $20/person if you borrow equipment. Space is limited, contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866 to have a registration form sent to you. (more)

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7:00 pm Babes in the Woods Campfire
The best part of spring is the arrival of all the animal babies! Learn more about your favorite furry and feathery babies while you spend time around a campfire, roast marshmallows and take a guided walk at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road on Saturday April 25 at 7 pm. The fee for the program is $3/person or $7/family due at the time of the program. Contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us with questions (more)

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Sunday April 26, 2015  
8:00 am Guided Bird Watching Walk
Enjoy bird watching with an experienced Capital Area Audubon Society (CAAS) leader at Ted Black Woods. Meet in the Van Atta Road parking lot on Sunday April 26 at 8 am. Meridian Township and CAAS have teamed up to promote bird watching in the beautiful Meridian Township Parks. This walk will be led by CAAS member, Ann Hancock. You must bring your own binoculars. There is no fee for this program. Contact the Harris Nature Center at hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866 for more information. (more)

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3:00 pm Sunday Wildflower Walk
Yellow, blue, pink and white...spring wildflowers come in many brilliant colors! Walk with a naturalist on Sunday April 26 at 3 pm at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township for a guided interpretive walk before these native wildflowers are gone for another year. The fee for this program is $3/person or $7/family due at the walk. For more information contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866 (more)

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Friday May 1, 2015  
1:00 pm Weekday Science: Aquatic Herps
Enhance your child's science education at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, in Meridian Township once a month through programs specifically designed to introduce and reinforce science curriculum for home-schooled children ages 6-14 years old. The next Weekday Science class, Aquatic Herps, is on Friday May 1 at 1 pm. The fee is $4/child/class or $10/child/season (3 months). Contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us to register or for more information. (more)

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8:30 pm Howl at the Moon
Enjoy the full moon while taking a guided walk through the moonlit woods at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road on Friday, May 1 at 8:30 pm. Dogs are welcome on non-retractable leashes. Flashlights are permitted but not a necessity. The fee for this program is $3/ person due at the time of the walk. For more information, contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us (more)

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Saturday May 2, 2015  
9:00 am Native Plants Day
Discover the value and versatility of our native Michigan plants on Saturday May 2nd at 9 am through 3 pm at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, in Meridian Township. Plants will be available to purchase, you can talk to the grower and proceeds from the sale support the Harris Nature Center. The plants are grown in Laingsburg and can be pre-ordered until April 22nd or purchased on the 2nd. Contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866 with questions. (more)

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Sunday May 3, 2015  
8:00 am Guided Bird Watching Walk
Enjoy bird watching with an experienced Capital Area Audubon Society (CAAS) leader at Tacoma Hills Park. Meet in the Harris Nature Center parking lot on Sunday May 3 at 8 am to walk there and in Legg Park. Meridian Township and CAAS have teamed up to promote bird watching in the beautiful Meridian Township Parks. This walk will be led by CAAS member, Bruce Cohen. You must bring your own binoculars. There is no fee for this program. Contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866 for more information (more)

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Tuesday May 5, 2015  
9:00 am Collage for the Outdoor Soul: Spring Flowers
Being outdoors brings a special awareness of beauty, and at this class on Tuesday May 5th at 9am-3pm at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Okemos, you will create your own artistic interpretation of that beauty. You will paint and sketch in the park and then use your artwork in your collage.There is a $65/person fee for this class, which includes all materials. Must bring a sack lunch. For more information or to register, contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us. (more)

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10:30 am Weekday Wildflower Walk
Every week the spring woods looks a little different as more and more wildflowers poke up out of the ground. Join a naturalist at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Twp for a guided walk once a month on Tuesday mornings in the spring and watch the changes! The next two walks are on May 6 & June 3 at 10:30-11:30 am. The fee is $3/person due at the time of the walk. For more information contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866. (more)

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Thursday May 7, 2015  
1:00 pm Preschool Science Exploration: Fantastic Frogs
Curious preschool children will enjoy hands-on science exploration activities during this monthly program for children 4 and 5 years old, at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, on Thursday May 7 at 1-2:30 pm. The theme this week is Fantastic Frogs and includes science activities, a craft and a walk. Contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866 with questions or to register. (more)

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Saturday May 9, 2015  
11:00 am Woodland Fairy Party
Children can let their imaginations soar while enjoying time in nature at the Woodland Fairy Party at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township on Saturday May 9th at 11 am - 2 pm. At the party they can build a fairy house out of natural materials, enjoy a balloon artist, face painting, and fairy games, stories and snacks. The fee for the program is $10/child due at the time of the program. For more information contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us (more)

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Sunday May 10, 2015  
3:00 pm Mother's Day Wildflower Walk
Bring mom for a walk with a naturalist on Sunday May 10 at 3 pm at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township for a guided interpretive walk to enjoy native wildflowers such as large-flowered trillium and jack-in-the-pulpit. The fee for this program is $3/person or $7/family due at the time of the walk. For more information contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866. (more)

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Thursday May 14, 2015  
10:00 am Chipmunk Story Time: Jump Frog Jump
Join Chicory Chipmunk at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township once a month for nature stories followed by games, a craft or a walk. The programs are open to preschool and elementary children. The next story time is Jump Frog Jump on Thursday May 14 at 10 am. The fee is $3/child and is due at the time of the program. Contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us with questions or to register your child. (more)

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Saturday May 16, 2015  
9:00 am It's Always Earth Day: Stewardship Mornings
It's always Earth Day at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Okemos and they are looking for volunteers to help in the park on Saturday May 16 at 9-11 am. Volunteers may help prepare flower beds, maintain trails and pull invasive plants in the woods. The Harris Nature Center is holding a Stewardship Morning once a month, April-October. People can volunteer one time, two times or every month. For more information contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us. Stewardship Mornings repeat monthly (more)

Harris Nature Center (3998 Van Atta Road Okemos, MI)
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Sunday May 17, 2015  
8:00 am Guided Bird Watching Walk
Enjoy bird watching with an experienced Capital Area Audubon Society (CAAS) leader at Davis/Foster Preserve on Van Atta Road, north of Grand River on Sunday May 17 at 8am. Meridian Township and CAAS have teamed up to promote bird watching in the beautiful Meridian Township Parks. This walk will be led by naturalist, Clara Bratton. You must bring your own binoculars. There is no fee for this walk. Contact Harris Nature Center at hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866 for more information. (more)

Davis/Foster Preserve ( Van Atta Road Haslett, MI)
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2:00 pm Sharing Nature Appreciation through Mindful Haiku
Haiku is a style of poetry originating in Japan where it was used classically to describe a nature experience. This class on Sunday May 17 at 2pm at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Okemos, will include an introduction to haiku, simple mindfulness exercises and time in nature, followed by haiku writing. The class is taught by haiku poet Eric Ederer. There is a $5/person fee for this class due at the time of the program. For information, contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us. (more)

Harris Nature Center (3998 Van Atta Road Okemos, MI)
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Sunday May 31, 2015  
8:00 am Guided Bird Watching Walk
Enjoy bird watching with an experienced Capital Area Audubon Society (CAAS) leader at North Meridian Road Park on Sunday May 31 at 8am. Meridian Township and CAAS have teamed up to promote bird watching in the beautiful Meridian Township Parks. This walk will be led by naturalist, Clara Bratton. You must bring your own binoculars. There is no fee for this walk. Contact Harris Nature Center at hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866 for more information. (more)

North Meridian Road Park (5191 N Meridian Road Williamston, MI)
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Tuesday June 2, 2015  
10:30 am Weekday Wildflower Walk
Every week the spring woods looks a little different as more and more wildflowers poke up out of the ground. Join a naturalist at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Twp for a guided walk once a month on Tuesday mornings in the spring and watch the changes! The final walk this spring is June 3 at 10:30-11:30 am. The fee is $3/person due at the time of the walk. For more information contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866. (more)

Harris Nature Center (3998 Van Atta Road Okemos, MI)
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Thursday June 4, 2015  
1:00 pm Preschool Science Exploration: Critter Cradles
Curious preschool children will enjoy hands-on science exploration activities during this monthly program for children 4 and 5 years old, at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road, on Thursday June 4 at 1-2:30 pm. The theme this week is Critter Cradles and includes science activities, a craft and a walk. Contact hnc@meridian.mi.us or 517-349-3866 with questions or to register. (more)

Harris Nature Center (3998 Van Atta Road Okemos, MI)
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Thursday June 11, 2015  
10:00 am Chipmunk Story Time: Summer Woods
Join Chicory Chipmunk at the Harris Nature Center, 3998 Van Atta Road in Meridian Township once a month for nature stories followed by games, a craft or a walk. The programs are open to preschool and elementary children. The next story time is Summer Woods on Thursday June 11 at 10 am. The fee is $3/child and is due at the time of the program. Contact 517-349-3866 or hnc@meridian.mi.us with questions or to register your child. (more)

Harris Nature Center (3998 Van Atta Road Okemos, MI)
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