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  • The Enchanted Forest

    Oct 07, 2022 6:30PM—Oct 08, 2022 8:30PM

    The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    Tickets are now on sale for The Enchanted Forest, October 7th and 8th!  Reserve your spot on the trail to meet Deer Mouse, Spider, Salamander, Tree Frog, Opossum, and Lightning Bugs this year.  These friendly characters will sing, tell jokes and share stories of life in the woodlands. The experience is a fun, safe event…

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Astronomy Club Meeting

Sep 30, 2022 7:30PM—9:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW , 44689

Come join members of the Wilderness Center Astronomy Club as member Phil Creed presents “Twice as Nice – 2023 and 2024 American Solar Eclipses.” He will discuss viewing and photographing the upcoming 2023 annular solar eclipse and the 2024 total solar eclipse which will be visible across northern Ohio. Observing after if clear. Guests welcome.

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The Enchanted Forest

Oct 07, 2022 6:30PM—Oct 08, 2022 8:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Tickets are now on sale for The Enchanted Forest, October 7th and 8th!  Reserve your spot on the trail to meet Deer Mouse, Spider, Salamander, Tree Frog, Opossum, and Lightning Bugs this year.  These friendly characters will sing, tell jokes and share stories of life in the woodlands. The experience is a fun, safe event…

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Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Oct 08, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Are you fascinated by the ability to take a nondescript block of wood and transform it into something useful or a work of art? If so, join TWC’s Woodcarvers. The club meets on the second and fourth Saturdays each month. Members share their expertise and a little project each month. These monthly projects give us…

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Storytime Sprouts: Me and the Trees

Oct 11, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Gather with Terri to delight in tree stories, tree songs, and tree fingerplays followed by a walk under the beautiful autumn trees. Fall at TWC is special for all ages so join the preschool fun. This popular preschool program is for ages 2-6, and siblings are welcome. We are pleased to offer this event FREE…

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Night Hike

Oct 14, 2022 7:00PM—10:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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The night is alive at The Wilderness Center! Observe nocturnal wildlife undisturbed as we visit different habitats, experiencing the night with nature-friendly nightlights. Learn the importance of the dark sky to wildlife and humans alike as you reconnect with nature on a roughly 1-mile hike that engages your lesser used senses. Following the hike, observe…

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Introduction to Local Fall Mushrooms

Oct 16, 2022 1:00PM—2:30PM

The Wilderness Center

There’s more to mushrooms than meets the eye. Join leaders of the Ohio Mushroom Society to learn more about these fascinating organisms and their roles in our environment. A sampling of the mushrooms growing on TWC lands will be on display to illustrate this discussion of fungal ecology. Identification tips will be stressed. Feel free…

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Foxfield Preserve Virtual Info Session

Oct 18, 2022 7:00PM—8:00PM

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Foxfield Preserve is a conservation burial ground at TWC offering a sustainable and meaningful alternative to conventional burial practice. Join us for a virtual presentation where we will introduce natural burial and discuss the operations of Foxfield Preserve. Following the presentation we welcome participation in a Q&A discussion. 

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Backpackers’ and Dayhikers’ Club Meeting

Oct 21, 2022 7:00PM—8:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Program will be the viewing of the movie EDIE, an 83-year-old woman who follows her dream to climb a mountain in the Scottish Highlands.  After suffering an abusive marriage and being a caregiver for 30 years, recently widowed Edie is pushed into a retirement facility, where her “wild child” spirit returns, and she departs for…

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Planetarium Show “Tonight’s Sky”

Oct 22, 2022 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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Take a tour of the Autumn night sky with Robin, our Astronomy Education Specialist.  Learn what constellations and bright stars are in the night sky this time of year and what planets we can see.  Experience some of the incredible deep sky objects this sky has to offer including the Andromeda galaxy, the Ring Nebula,…

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Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Oct 22, 2022 9:30AM—12:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Are you fascinated by the ability to take a nondescript block of wood and transform it into something useful or a work of art? If so, join TWC’s Woodcarvers. The club meets on the second and fourth Saturdays each month. Members share their expertise and a little project each month. These monthly projects give us…

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