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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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    The Wilderness Center is gearing up for the 2022 Enchanted Forest! Visitors will meet costumed volunteers such as Bat, Spider, Owl, and Possum as they are escorted along our pumpkin-lit trails. These friendly characters will sing, tell jokes and share stories of life in the woodlands. The experience is a fun, safe event for families.…

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Planetarium Show: “Destination Solar System”

Jul 02, 2022 2:00PM—3:00PM

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

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The year is 2096.  Space tourism is thriving, and “Space Express Tours” is the world’s leading company in space.  You’ve signed up for a quick trip around the solar system.  You’ll soar through the Asteroid Belt, explore the moons of Jupiter and Saturn, and hover over the roiling surface of the Sun.  The show combines…

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Planetarium Show: “Moles: What is Out There”

Jul 07, 2022 12:30PM—1:30PM

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

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Children (and parents!) will love Plato, the cutest mole ever, who discovers day and night, the Sun and Moon, and the stars.  Through traditional storytelling children will learn basic concepts about science while having a great time.  A “Tonight’s Sky” program showing seasonal constellations and planets currently in the night sky will follow the show.…

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Planetarium Show: “Moles: What is Out There”

Jul 07, 2022 2:00PM—3:00PM

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

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Children (and parents!) will love Plato, the cutest mole ever, who discovers day and night, the Sun and Moon, and the stars.  Through traditional storytelling children will learn basic concepts about science while having a great time.  A “Tonight’s Sky” program showing seasonal constellations and planets currently in the night sky will follow the show.…

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Environmental Investigators: Stream Explorers

Jul 10, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

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Join a naturalist on a journey to our creek! Catch fish and other aquatic creatures, and learn what the species diversity means about water quality. Please dress to get wet and prepare for off- trail hiking. For safety reasons, this activity is not suitable for families with very young children and strollers. For families/groups with…

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Summer Days: Nature Explorers (Ages 4-6)

Jul 12, 2022 10:00AM—Jul 13, 2022 2:30PM

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

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Summer Days are BACK! Join naturalists from TWC for a nature experience for adult/child pairs. Join us for exploring, education, crafts, and fun! Be sure to choose the program that best suits your child’s age. Nature Explorers (Ages 4-6): Explore nature concepts with your young children, doing simple experiments, creating nature art, reading outdoor stories,…

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Summer Days: Animal Specialists (Ages 6-8)

Jul 14, 2022 10:00AM—Jul 15, 2022 2:30PM

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

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Summer Days are BACK! Join naturalists from TWC for a nature experience for adult/child pairs. Join us for exploring, education, crafts, and fun! Be sure to choose the program that best suits your child’s age. Animal Specialists (Age 6-8): Can you tell an amphibian from a reptile? Is a bat a mammal or a bird?…

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Planetarium Show: “Tonight’s Sky”

Jul 16, 2022 12:30PM—1:30PM

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

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Discover your way around the night sky!  The instructor will follow from one constellation to another to help you learn how to navigate amongst the stars.  You will learn star names, constellations stories and the planets in tonight’s sky.  Registration Required. Please note:  This program has multiple times. Please double check that you are signing up…

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Planetarium Show: “Tonight’s Sky”

Jul 16, 2022 2:00PM—3:00PM

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

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Discover your way around the night sky!  The instructor will follow from one constellation to another to help you learn how to navigate amongst the stars.  You will learn star names, constellations stories and the planets in tonight’s sky.  Registration Required. Please note:  This program has multiple times. Please double check that you are signing up…

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Planetarium Show: “Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond our Sun”

Jul 19, 2022 11:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Alien worlds are out there!  Science fiction has become science fact.  From hot Jupiter’s to Super Earths see what our sophisticated telescopes and detection techniques are finding out there.  A “Tonight’s Sky” program showing seasonal constellations and planets currently in the night sky will follow the show.  Registration Required. Please note:  This film has multiple…

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Planetarium Show: “Undiscovered Worlds: The Search Beyond our Sun”

Jul 19, 2022 1:00PM—2:00PM

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

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Alien worlds are out there!  Science fiction has become science fact.  From hot Jupiter’s to Super Earths see what our sophisticated telescopes and detection techniques are finding out there.  A “Tonight’s Sky” program showing seasonal constellations and planets currently in the night sky will follow the show.  Registration Required. Please note:  This film has multiple…

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Planetarium Show: “Destination Solar System”

Jul 01, 2022 8:00PM—9:00PM

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