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Environmental Investigators: Pond Critter Catching

Aug 28, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

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So many creatures inhabit our pond, from tadpoles and larval salamanders to amazing water bugs! Join a naturalist in catching these little wonders, and learn to identify them!  Participants will not be going in the water. For families/groups with children of all ages.  We are pleased to offer this event FREE of charge thanks to…

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Storytime Sprouts: Lunch for a Bear

Jun 08, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

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Let’s go on an imaginary bear hunt. We will share stories of real and imaginary bears, sing a bear hunt song, play a game to learn what bears eat and make a bear picture. Join us for furry fun. After storytime, check out the Planetarium Show “Lars the Little Polar Bear” being offered at 11am…

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Playscape Playdate: Micro-hikers

Jun 09, 2022 10:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Join Naturalist Terri Brest to build your own micro-hiker action figure made from twigs and string. Then design a mini-hiking trail and campsite for your micro-hiker to explore! For Ages 3-12.  Check the Interpretive Bldg. lobby in case of construction obstructions due to expansion of the Nature Playscape. After the Playdate, check out the Planetarium Show:…

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Jr. Naturalist: In my Backyard

Jun 07, 2022 10:00AM—1:00PM

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

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Join TWC this summer to complete the  2022 Junior Naturalist challenge! Three sessions will be offered: In My Backyard In My Greenspace In my World This year we’ll study rocks, trees, mammals, and put the “art” in “EARTH”!  We’ll do activities and explore the science of nature around us. For children entering grades 1-5, to…

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Jr. Naturalist: In my Greenspace

Jun 22, 2022 10:00AM—1:00PM

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

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Join TWC this summer to complete the  2022 Junior Naturalist challenge! Three sessions will be offered: In My Backyard In My Greenspace In my World This year we’ll study rocks, trees, mammals, and put the “art” in “EARTH”!  We’ll do activities and explore the science of nature around us. For children entering grades 1-5, to…

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Jr. Naturalist: In my World

Jun 28, 2022 10:00AM—1:00PM

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

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Join TWC this summer to complete the  2022 Junior Naturalist challenge! Three sessions will be offered: In My Backyard In My Greenspace In my World This year we’ll study rocks, trees, mammals, and put the “art” in “EARTH”!  We’ll do activities and explore the science of nature around us. For children entering grades 1-5, to…

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Playscape Playdate: Insectmania

Jun 29, 2022 10:00AM—12:00PM

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

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Join Naturalist Terri Brest to collect and observe insects. We’ll provide insect nets, bug boxes, hand lenses and microscopes to get a closer look at these important pollinators. Find out the difference between insects, spiders and isopods. For Ages 3-12.  Check the Interpretive Bldg. lobby in case of construction obstructions due to expansion of the Nature…

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Storytime Sprouts: Slithering Snakes

Jun 30, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

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Snakes are sensational! They slither and hide, sun themselves to keep warm, and eat their food in one gulp. Celebrate these cool smooth reptiles and visit with our friendly snake, Zea. 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…

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Storytime Sprouts: Going on a Bug Hunt!

Jul 20, 2022 10:00AM—11:00AM

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

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In the summertime insects (bugs) are everywhere. We’ll share bug stories, songs and a hide and find game. Everyone will get to use a bug-box to catch a live little critter. 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…

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Playscape Playdate: Squirmy Earthworms

Jul 21, 2022 10:00AM—12:00PM

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

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When the summer rains come down, the worms rise to the surface.  Join us to adopt a worm friend while observing, measuring, painting and experimenting with these fascinating creatures. These creepy crawlies are so much fun and so important to our ecosystem. We’ll get up close and personal with worms and answer the age old…

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