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  • Night in with Nature: Snakes, Owls, and Foxes, Oh My!

    Feb 25, 2023 6:30PM—8:00PM

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    Plan for a delightful and delicious night in! Snakes, Owls, and Foxes, Oh My! features the fox, the snake, and the owl in an exploration of the cultural views that shape our feelings. Learn why snakes are more feared than other animals. Discover differences, such as how owls are a symbol of protection in Chinese culture but…

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Planetarium Show: Lars the Little Polar Bear

Feb 17, 2023 12:00PM—12:30PM

The Wilderness Center

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  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…

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Astronomy Club Meeting

Feb 24, 2023 7:30PM—9:30PM

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

Come join members of the Wilderness Center Astronomy Club for our monthly meeting. We will start at 7:30pm with an hour long talk or presentation followed by refreshments and our business meeting. Observing after if clear. Guests welcome.

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Planetarium Show: 3000 Years of Stargazing

Feb 03, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

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

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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. Learn…

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Astronomy Club Meeting

Jan 27, 2023 7:30PM—9:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW , 44689

Come join members of the Wilderness Center Astronomy Club for our monthly meeting. We will start at 7:30pm with an hour long talk or presentation followed by refreshments and our business meeting. Observing after if clear. Guests welcome.

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Planetarium Show: Tonight’s Sky

Jan 21, 2023 1:00PM—2:00PM

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

Take a tour of the winter 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 Orion Nebula, Andromeda galaxy, the…

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Star Watch with the Astronomy Club

Feb 03, 2023 8:00PM—10:00PM

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

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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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Star Watch with the Astronomy Club

Jan 06, 2023 8:00PM—10:00PM

The Wilderness Center 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: Forward to the Moon

Jan 06, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

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

In just a single lifetime we have moved from our first space rocket launch to using space technology in our everyday day life. The Apollo Moon landings of the last century were just the beginning. Be inspired by NASA’s Artemis program, named after the Greek Moon Goddess and twin to Apollo, our next chapter in…

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Astronomy Club Meeting

Nov 25, 2022 7:30PM—9:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW , 44689

Come join members of the Wilderness Center Astronomy Club as member Alex McCarthy presents “Solar Synoptic Observation and Analysis.” This is a tool for predicting how solar activity will affect the Earth. He will discuss various features on the Sun that are of concern to space weather forecasters and how they are observed. He will…

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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

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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Past | Archive

Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Jan 28, 2023 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

TWC Nature Photo Club Meeting

Jan 28, 2023 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

Astronomy Club Meeting

Jan 27, 2023 7:30PM—9:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW , 44689

Foxfield Preserve Virtual Info Session

Jan 25, 2023 7:00PM—8:00PM

Online

Planetarium Show: Tonight’s Sky

Jan 21, 2023 1:00PM—2:00PM

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

Backpackers’ and Dayhikers’ Club Meeting

Jan 20, 2023 7:00PM—8:30PM

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