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

Feb 25, 2023 6:30PM—8:00PM

Your own comfy couch!

Register

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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Owl Prowl

Jan 20, 2023 7:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

  Whooo likes owls? Come to The Wilderness Center for this nighttime program to learn about these intriguing nocturnal birds. Learn how owls thrive in the night, the different owl calls, and signs that owls are around. Out on the trails, channel your inner owl with some activities as we try to spot some owls…

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Nature Gifts

Dec 03, 2022 11:00AM—3:00PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave Wilmot, OH 44689

Like a good friend, nature is always there for you. In this busy holiday season, take a moment to refresh yourself with a visit to The Wilderness Center. Choose the time that works for you in this open-format program where you will create gifts for wildlife that you can take home with you. Cozy up…

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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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Storytime Sprouts: Polar Bears

Feb 17, 2023 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

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The first part of this double feature includes stories, songs, and flannel board activities about arctic polar bears. How do they live in such a cold place and swim in icy water? We’ll pretend to visit the North Pole and make a blizzard with a parachute.  Make it a double feature! Enjoy Storytime Sprouts: Polar…

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Wilderness Center Woodcarvers Club Meeting

Jan 28, 2023 9:30AM—12:00PM

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

Are you fascinated by the ability to take a nondescript block of wood and transform it into something useful or a work of art? If so, join TWC’s Woodcarvers. The club meets on the second and fourth Saturdays each month. Members share their expertise and a little project each month. These monthly projects give us…

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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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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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Storytime Sprouts: Year Full of Seasons

Jan 10, 2023 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

Winter to Spring to Summer to Autumn, explore the changing seasons with stories, songs, and games. Dress for the weather to take a short hike to enjoy this season. Preschool-ages 2-6, siblings welcome. We are pleased to offer this event FREE of charge thanks to the generous support of an Anonymous Donor and the Ralph…

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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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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