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Storytime Sprouts: Rocks and Pebbles

May 25, 2022 11:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Everybody needs a pebble, a rock, or even a boulder!  Hear rock stories, play rock games, use rocks to make music, and adopt a pet rock when we take a short hike to the rock pit.  We might even rock your socks off! $5 per child for non-members.  Free for members!  Members, login to register…

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Public Star Watch

Jun 03, 2022 9:30PM—11:00PM

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

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We’ll share the night sky with you using Astronomy Club member telescopes, and we’ll also point out some constellations and tell a few star stories. Registration recommended so that we can alert you if the event is cancelled due to weather.  Cancelled if cloudy.  

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Planetarium Show: “Imagine the Moon”

Jun 03, 2022 8:00PM—9:00PM

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

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The Moon has been a source of wonder for all of human history.  “Imagine the Moon” explores how the Moon has inspired human creativity, learning, and exploration ever since we have looked to the sky.   A “Tonight’s Sky” program showing seasonal constellations and planets currently in the night sky will follow the show.  Registration…

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Planetarium Show: “Imagine the Moon”

Jun 04, 2022 12:30PM—1:30PM

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

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The Moon has been a source of wonder for all of human history.  “Imagine the Moon” explores how the Moon has inspired human creativity, learning, and exploration ever since we have looked to the sky.   A “Tonight’s Sky” program showing seasonal constellations and planets currently in the night sky will follow the show.  Registration…

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Planetarium Show: “Imagine the Moon”

Jun 04, 2022 2:00PM—3:00PM

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

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The Moon has been a source of wonder for all of human history.  “Imagine the Moon” explores how the Moon has inspired human creativity, learning, and exploration ever since we have looked to the sky.   A “Tonight’s Sky” program showing seasonal constellations and planets currently in the night sky will follow the show.  Registration…

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Jr. Naturalist: In my Backyard

Jun 07, 2022 10:00AM—1:00PM

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

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Join TWC this summer to complete the  2022 Junior Naturalist challenge! Three sessions will be offered: In My Backyard In My Greenspace In my World This year we’ll study rocks, trees, mammals, and put the “art” in “EARTH”!  We’ll do activities and explore the science of nature around us. For children entering grades 1-5, to…

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Planetarium Show: “Lars the Little Polar Bear”

Jun 08, 2022 11:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Lars is the beloved star of a children’s book Little Polar Bear and the Whales written by Hans de Beer.  The show features illustrations from the book as Lars spends the first day of spring exploring near his home.  The second part of the show reveals how real polar bears live.  A “Tonight’s Sky” program…

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Planetarium Show: “Lars the Little Polar Bear”

Jun 08, 2022 1:00PM

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

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Lars is the beloved star of a children’s book Little Polar Bear and the Whales written by Hans de Beer.  The show features illustrations from the book as Lars spends the first day of spring exploring near his home.  The second part of the show reveals how real polar bears live.  A “Tonight’s Sky” program…

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Playscape Playdate: Micro-hikers

Jun 09, 2022 10:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Join Naturalist Terri Brest to build your own micro-hiker action figure made from twigs and string. Then design a mini-hiking trail and campsite for your micro-hiker to explore! For Ages 3-12.  Check the Interpretive Bldg. lobby in case of construction obstructions due to expansion of the Nature Playscape. After the Playdate, check out the Planetarium Show:…

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Planetarium Show: “Lars the Little Polar Bear”

Jun 09, 2022 12:30PM—1:30PM

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

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Lars is the beloved star of a children’s book Little Polar Bear and the Whales written by Hans de Beer.  The show features illustrations from the book as Lars spends the first day of spring exploring near his home.  The second part of the show reveals how real polar bears live.  A “Tonight’s Sky” program…

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Past | Archive

Insect Safari

May 22, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

Water Critters

May 21, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

Night Hike to Telescopes

May 20, 2022 9:00PM—11:30PM

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

World Bee Day Celebration

May 20, 2022 4:00PM—7:00PM

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