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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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The Enchanted Forest

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

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

Register

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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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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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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Storytime Sprouts: Me and the Trees

Oct 26, 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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Environmental Investigators: Nature’s Costumes

Oct 29, 2022 12:00PM—1:00PM

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

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Wear your own costume in this seasonally inspired family program to explore the interesting costumes found in nature! Join a naturalist to explore TWC trails and habitats looking for examples of how nature uses “costumes” to attract mates, for camouflage, and for mimicry. We’ll even test how plants use color to attract pollinators! We encourage…

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Planetarium Show “Planet Nine: The Search is On”

Nov 04, 2022 7:30PM—8:30PM

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

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Join the hunt for a possible planet!  Planet Nine tells a tale of the search for another world hidden in the darkness.  Follow Mike Brown and his team at CalTech as they discover evidence of a Kuiper Belt object 10 times more massive than Earth and embark on the search for a new ninth planet…

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Playscape Plus: BOO at the Playscape

Nov 05, 2022 10:00AM—11:30AM

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

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Bats, Opossums and Owls (BOO!) are only a few of the nocturnal animals that visit the Nature Playscape when you are sleeping. Join Terri to play nature games, build crafts and imagine life as nocturnal critters as you practice a few of their super survival skills and awesome adaptations. We are pleased to offer this…

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Night Hike

Nov 11, 2022 7:00PM—9:00PM

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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Storytime Sprouts: Explore the Moon and Larry Cat in Space

Nov 19, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

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Blast off to fun with a Moon story and space-worthy song then journey to the Astronomy Building for the planetarium show, “Larry Cat in Space.” Spacesuits not required for this early childhood adventure. We are pleased to offer this event FREE of charge thanks to the generous support of an Anonymous Donor and the Ralph Regula…

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