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Summer Fun At Your Local Metropark

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DETROIT (WWJ) – It is almost impossible to be bored when there is so much to do at your local Metroparks!  Huron-Clinton Metroparks offers numerous and fun activities for you to enjoy this month.

Wolcott Mill Metropark presents its “Sawdust Festival” on Saturday, July 10, allowing you to participate in period activities like dipping candles, cutting logs with a two-man saw and making rope. Preregistration is not required, but it costs $4 per person.  Children under 5 are free.

It’s Hip To Be Square,” a night of square dancing, will take place on Saturday, July 16.  The Barn Dance will take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and costs $8 per person. Contact Wolcott Mill Metropark at 800-477-3175 or (586)-749-5997.

Wolcott Mill Metropark and Kensington Metropark will both offer introductions to fishing for kids.  Bring your kids to Wolcott Mill on July 15 or Kensington Metropark on July 19 and 20 for Fish Camp.  For costs and registration information, please visit their website event page.

Stony Creek Metropark offers a special family camping weekend, beginning Friday, July 22 to Sunday, July 24.  The campground will be located in a grass field adjacent to the Baypoint Beach parking lot, just a short walk to the beach. A community bonfire will also be lit each night.  For more information, contact Stony Creek Metropark at 1-800-477-7756 or (586)-781-4242.

Finally, Lake Erie Metropark offers all summer a wave pool, marina and three miles of the Lake Erie shoreline.  It is the perfect spot to cool off on a hot summer day.  See more of what Lake Erie Metropark can offer, such as Kid Appreciation Day and Movies in the Park, by visiting their website.

Find your local Metropark by visiting their official website www.metroparks.com.  There, you can check out other fun activities occurring this summer as well as finding the lastest deals on golfing at one of their courses.

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