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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: 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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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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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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Night Hike

Nov 11, 2022 7:00PM—9:00PM

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

The night is alive at The Wilderness Center! Observe nocturnal wildlife undisturbed as we visit different habitats, experiencing the night with nature-friendly nightlights. Learn the importance of the dark sky to wildlife and humans alike as you reconnect with nature on a roughly 1-mile hike that engages your lesser used senses. Following the hike, observe…

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Star Watch with the Astronomy Club

Nov 04, 2022 8:30PM—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 “Planet Nine: The Search is On”

Nov 04, 2022 7:30PM—8:30PM

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

Join the hunt for a possible planet!  Planet Nine tells a tale of the search for another world hidden in the darkness.  Follow Mike Brown and his team at CalTech as they discover evidence of a Kuiper Belt object 10 times more massive than Earth and embark on the search for a new ninth planet…

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Astronomy Club Meeting

Oct 28, 2022 7:30PM—9:30PM

The Wilderness Center 9877 Alabama Ave. SW , 44689

Come join members of the Wilderness Center Astronomy Club as members present “Star Talks – Short Presentations on Observing Endeavors.” Various members will discuss their recent astronomical travels around the country sharing with us some of their astrophotography and stories. Observing after if clear. Guests welcome.

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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

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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

Backpackers’ and Dayhikers’ Club Meeting

Jan 20, 2023 7:00PM—8:30PM

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