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18 Saturday
Meet local author and illustrator Gerry Wykes, “A Beaver Tale: The Castors of Conners Creek”
1:00 p.m.
Local author Gerry Wykes will be here with his recently published children’s book, “A Beaver Tale.” Mr. Wykes will give a lively and informative presentation about the first beaver family to return to the Detroit River in over 100 years, an incredible comeback! Afterwards, Mr. Wykes will be available for book sales and signing.
19 Sunday
Wildlife Recovery Bird Presentation with Barb Rogers 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Get up close and personal with some of Michigan’s finest feathered friends. This presentation will entertain and inform.
FEE: Free with price of admission
25 Saturday
“Paddle to the Sea” at the OAC 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
In honor of Reading Month, we will be celebrating the classic children’s book, “Paddle to the Sea”, by Holling C. Holling. “Paddle” is a small wooden carving of an American Indian seated in a canoe, who is set off on a journey through the Great Lakes all the way to the Atlantic Ocean. During his journey heexperiencesincredibleadventuresandmeetsmanyfriendswhohelphimalongtheway. Come experience this wonderful journey with us through the exhibits of the OAC!

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