Halloween Wildlife: Truth vs. Fiction – Environmental Education
Saturday, October 27
Bats, wolves, and crows are just some of the wildlife we associate with Halloween. Come to the Rochester Hills Museum to discover the truth and common myths about these wild animals. The program will include a story, craft, and some fun outdoor activities.
Homeschool Connections in Oxford is having a graduation ceremony on Friday, June 8, 2012 at Christ the King Church on Drahner Rd. Open to all homeschool graduates interested in participating. Please contact SaraBeth at firstname.lastname@example.org
Oakland County Fair Discovery Days
4-H Discovery Day is Saturday May 5, 2012 (usually from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm) at the Oakland County Fair Grounds. Come and see many of the 4-H clubs available in our area. 4-H Discovery Day is an opportunity to discover education through hands on learning activities.
Some activities may require a small fee to cover the cost of supplies.
Directions to Springfield Oaks Activity Center 12451 Andersonville Road, Davisburg, MI 48350 (Home of the Oakland County Fairgrounds)
Email Fair Office at email@example.com or call 248-634-8830
4-H Fiesta Fundraiser February 25, 2012
Come join in for a fun filled evening with all you can eat taco’s, nacho’s and ice cream bar! Dinner served 5:30-7:00 pm. Silent auction, 50/50 raffles, games, live animals & more! Silent auction bidding closes between 7:15-8:45 pm. Don’t miss out on this fabulous evening! All proceeds raised will go to their premium account to help replace premium money lost to their exhibitors by state budget cuts. Admission/Dinner is $8.00 per person, children under 5 are free.
Call their office for more info 248-634-8830 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org
Oakland County Pioneer and Historical Society offers tours. Contact them to set up your group tour. The Oakland County Historical Society is located at the Wisner Home 405 Cesar E Chavez Ave., Pontiac, MI 48342 248-338-6732
Take a behind the scenes look and discover Detroit’s hidden treasures at The Parade Company Studio. Step into a story land of color and fun as we get ready for one of Detroit’s most anticipated holiday events, America’s Thanksgiving Parade. Wonder through a wonderland of fantasy and floats. Marvel at the world’s largest collection of antique papier-mâché heads. See the Costume Department where our characters come to life. Meet award winning artisans who bring the magic to YOU! The tour is wheelchair and stroller friendly. View their website to set up your group tour, get pricing and contact info.
9500 Mt. Elliott, Studio A Detroit, MI 48211
Parade Company Curriculum Guides
The Parade Company has developed an education program for the Studio Tours Program. Curriculum guides for grades PreK-5 are available for download. These curriculum units are meant to give lesson plan ideas and educational talking points for student before, during and after your tour of the Parade Studio.