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Storytime Sprouts: My 5 Senses

Nov 09, 2021 11:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Name your five senses, hear stories about them, and sing senses songs. We’ll go on a short hike to see, hear, smell and touch interesting natural items. Bring a picnic lunch to taste and tell about your favorites. Registration required.  $5 for per child for non-members.  Free for members.  Members, login to register free of…

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Night Hike to Telescopes

Nov 12, 2021 8:00PM—11:30PM

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

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Experience The Wilderness Center at night.  Enjoy a naturalist-led hike and learn about the nightlife in our forest.  Then end your experience enjoying the night sky above viewing the Moon and deep sky objects in the observatory. We’ll also point out some constellations and tell a few star stories.  Telescopes cancelled if cloudy.  Bring your…

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Plastics in the Environment

Nov 13, 2021 10:30AM—11:30AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW , 44689

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The amount of single-use plastic wastes is now polluting every aspect of our environment, air, water and land. We will explore the chemistry, health effects, and history of this nearly indestructible material and look at some alternative materials. Presented by retired teacher, Dr. Randi Pokladnik.

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TWC Readers Club Book Chat

Nov 13, 2021 2:00PM—3:30PM

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

The TWC Readers Club meets periodically to discuss a book with a theme of nature, the environment, and our participation in the natural world.  Selections may be fact or fiction, about observations or issues, and have included biography, essay, and memoir. This is an informal group with no dues.  Drop-ins are welcome at any meeting they find…

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Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Nov 13, 2021 9:30AM—11:30AM

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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Foxfield Preserve Virtual Info Session

Nov 18, 2021 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. We will send you an email on the day…

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Backpackers’ and Dayhikers’ Club Meeting

Nov 19, 2021 7:00PM—8:30PM

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

Club members Joyce & Lois will present their 9-day Oregon hiking trip Backpackers and Dayhikers is an organization for active adults. They typically schedule two or three dayhikes and one weekend backpacking trip each month, as well as the occasional cabin trip or car-camping weekend. Dayhikes are usually in northeast Ohio, while backpack trips are…

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Playscape Playdate: Birding Day

Nov 20, 2021 12:00PM—2:00PM

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

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Now that the leaves have mostly fallen, people get a clearer view of the treetops. Borrow a pair of binoculars or bring your own to scope out our feathered friends. Make a bird feeder to attract birds in your neighborhood. Registration required.  $5 for per child for non-members.  Free for members.  Members, login to register…

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TWC Nature Photo Club Meeting

Nov 20, 2021 9:30AM—11:00AM

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

Program: Tips on Wildlife Photography with Wildlife Photographer Charles Marsh “When photographing wildlife, I focus on freezing the briefest of moments. I like to capture motion, the momentary eye contact with an animal or bird, the light in an eye, the transient light at dawn and dusk, and moments that are too fast to be…

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Happy Hibernators

Nov 21, 2021 11:00AM

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

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Learn about animals who hibernate during the winter, and meet a wildlife ambassador who spends the winter sleeping underground! Registration required.  $5 for per child for non-members.  Free for members.  Members, login to register free of charge.

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