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  • Butterflies Day

    Mar 14, 2024 6:00PM—7:00PM

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    MARCH 14 IS BUTTERFLIES DAY Did you know Ohio is home to about 140 species of butterflies and nearly 500 species of native bees? March is the perfect time to learn how to help them thrive this summer. Discover Ohio’s wild butterflies and bees and how to help them flourish.   Enjoy music, art, lawn and…

  • Night Out With Nature at Hoodletown Brewing Company: Naturally Native

    Mar 15, 2024 6:00PM—8:00PM

    Hoodletown Brewing Company 424 W 3rd St Dover, OH 44622

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    Joined by The Garden Gurl, Heather Pariso, for plants for food, fun, and friends! Incorporating native plants into your daily life. Attendees will purchase their own beverages. Hoodletown Brewing Company- 424 W 3rd St, Dover, OH 44622 Home

  • Research Symposium

    Mar 22, 2024 9:00AM—4:30PM

    The Wilderness Center/Virtual 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

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    Have you ever wanted to participate in environmental research that directly impacts your local ecosystem? This is your chance to interact with researchers, land managers, and community members that are dedicated to improving environmental conditions where they live, work, and play. Goal: To develop an inclusive research initiative at The Wilderness Center. Speakers include: Dr.…

  • Ales for Trails

    Apr 06, 2024 1:00PM—4:00PM

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

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    Join us for a craft beer tasting adventure at TWC! Support nature, conservation, and education while sipping on craft beers and enjoying the trails at The Wilderness Center.  Longtime members and community supporters may rmember a version of this event from before 2020. However, the region’s craft brewing industry has grown and evolved dramatically in recent…

  • Run Wild! 2024

    Apr 20, 2024 8:00AM—12:00PM

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

    Run Wild on the trails at The Wilderness Center! Join us in celebrating Earth Day with an morning run/walk and experience the beauty of nature. Take on the 10K or 5K, or bring the whole family out for the 1Mile Fun Run! Your registration fee will support conservation and nature education efforts in our community.…

Current & Upcoming

Night Out With Nature at Codex Brewing: Solar Eclipse Information Session

Jan 18, 2024 6:00PM—8:00PM

Codex Brewing 6305 Whipple Ave NW North Canton, OH 44720

On April 8, 2024, everyone in the continental U.S. will be treated to a solar eclipse.  Much of Ohio is in the path of totality which means if you’re within this path you will see a total solar eclipse. Join our Astronomy Education Specialist, Robin Gill, as she shares with you where the path of…

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Star Watch with the TWC Astronomy Club

Jan 05, 2024 8:00PM—9:30PM

Astronomy Education Building at TWC 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

The night sky is a place of wonders! Be inspired by constellations, craters on the Moon, the rings of Saturn, stellar nurseries, galaxies filled with stars, and more! Come to our monthly, first Friday Star Watch hosted by the Wilderness Center’s Astronomy Club. Star Watch is free and fun for the whole family.  Explore our…

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Planetarium Show: Season of Light

Dec 01, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

Planetarium in the Astronomy Education Building at TWC 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Join us for this seasonal favorite. Explore the historical religious and cultural rituals practiced during the time of winter solstice — not only Christian and Jewish, but also Celtic, Nordic, Roman, Irish, Mexican and Hopi. Learn how these ancient rituals changed over time to become many of the world's most endearing Christmas and New Year’s…

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Planetarium Show: Lars the Little Polar Bear

Feb 17, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

Planetarium in the Astronomy Education Building at TWC 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Experience the first day of spring through the antics of Lars, a curious little polar bear. Follow Lars as he explores near his home making friends with a cormorant and a group of whales. Children will be mesmerized by Lars’ adventures and beautiful illustrations and can’t wait to see how the story ends! The first…

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Planetarium Show: Totality

Feb 10, 2024 11:00AM

Planetarium in the Astronomy Education Building at TWC 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

On April 8, 2024, everyone in the continental U.S. will be treated to a solar eclipse. Parts of 14 states lie along the path of totality and those in this path will see a total eclipse of the Sun.  Those outside the path of totality will see only a partial eclipse, how partial depends on…

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Solar Eclipse 2024 Information Session

Feb 10, 2024 10:00AM—11:00AM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

On April 8, 2024, everyone in the continental U.S. will be treated to a solar eclipse.  Much of Ohio is in the path of totality which means if you’re within this path you will see a total solar eclipse. Those outside the path of totality will see only a partial eclipse, how partial depends on…

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Planetarium Show: 3000 Years of Stargazing

Feb 02, 2024 7:00PM—8:00PM

Planetarium in the Astronomy Education Building at TWC 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

  Learn about our first and oldest science – Astronomy! From our earliest ancestors and throughout time, humans have been fascinated by the sky, and it has inspired wonder and curiosity. Be amazed by what the earliest astronomers learned about the Sun, Moon, planets, and the motion of the stars using only observation and mathematics.…

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Planetarium Show: Totality

Jan 13, 2024 2:00PM—3:00PM

Planetarium in the Astronomy Education Building at TWC 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

  On April 8, 2024, everyone in the continental U.S. will be treated to a solar eclipse. Parts of 14 states lie along the path of totality and those in this path will see a total eclipse of the Sun.  Those outside the path of totality will see only a partial eclipse, how partial depends…

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Solar Eclipse 2024 Information Session

Jan 13, 2024 1:00PM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

On April 8, 2024, everyone in the continental U.S. will be treated to a solar eclipse.  Much of Ohio is in the path of totality which means if you’re within this path you will see a total solar eclipse. Those outside the path of totality will see only a partial eclipse, how partial depends on…

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Planetarium Show: Destination Mars: The New Frontier

Jan 05, 2024 7:00PM—8:00PM

Planetarium in the Astronomy Education Building at TWC 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to fly to Mars?  NASA – and others – have their sights set on the Red Planet. Explore the work being done around the world to help make the dream of getting to Mars a reality. Fly through the International Space Station, where astronauts are already…

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Past | Archive

TWC Readers Book Chat

Mar 02, 2024 2:00PM—3:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Saturday Creature Feature!

Mar 02, 2024 12:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

TWC Common Thread Club Meeting

Mar 02, 2024 11:00AM—2:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Star Watch with the TWC Astronomy Club

Mar 01, 2024 8:00PM—9:30PM

Astronomy Education Building at TWC 9877 Alabama Ave SW Wilmot, OH 44689

Planetarium Show: Two Small Pieces of Glass

Mar 01, 2024 7:00PM—8:00PM

The Wilderness Center, Astronomy Building 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Saturday Creature Feature!

Feb 24, 2024 12:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689