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11/1/14 Public Stewardship Day at Blue Creek Conservation Area 9:00 AM Off-Site Registration Closed
  Please join us in a family-friendly land stewardship work day at the Blue Creek Conservation Area. Metroparks is partnering with the Village of Whitehouse and the Anthony Wayne Youth Foundation on a tree planting project.

Metroparks' Land Steward, Steve Leffel, will be there with all of the tools needed etc. He will also be able to answer any questions you have about our parks, and why projects like this are important to our region.

Questions day-of please contact Steve: 419-779-6118

 
11/1/14 General Wayne’s Campaign through Maumee by Bus 9:00 AM Side Cut Waiting List
  The Fallen Timbers Battlefield, Fallen Timbers Monument and Fort Miamis are unique clues to the rich military history of the Maumee River Valley. This guided tour of the three sites will allow you to explore the often forgotten sites with a narrated tour and an opportunity to walk on the historic lands. Join us for a chance to walk, and drive, through history!  
11/1/14 Gallery Exhibition 10:00 AM Secor Metropark No Registration Required
  Gallery is open to tour current exhibits.  
11/1/14 Homesteading: Preparing for winter 11:00 AM Pearson No Registration Required
  Calling pioneers of all ages, the Johlin Black Swamp Cabin is open to enjoy. See how much home life has changed in the last 147 years. Join us any time between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm, lend a hand with the open house activity or just explore. This Saturday preserve the harvest for the scarcity of winter.  
11/1/14 Archery 101 (Age 8 to 12) 1:00 PM Side Cut Registration Closed
  Bundle up and take aim with beginner-friendly archery instruction and practice! Archery 101 will be offered three Saturdays in a row, in preparation for our archery competition on November 22. Participants must use our equipment. All participants must have guardian remain on-site during the program.  
11/1/14 General Wayne’s Campaign through Maumee by Bus 1:00 PM Side Cut Registration Closed
  The Fallen Timbers Battlefield, Fallen Timbers Monument and Fort Miamis are unique clues to the rich military history of the Maumee River Valley. This guided tour of the three sites will allow you to explore the often forgotten sites with a narrated tour and an opportunity to walk on the historic lands. Join us for a chance to walk, and drive, through history!  
11/1/14 Archery 101 (Ages 18 and up) 2:15 PM Side Cut Waiting List
  Bundle up and take aim with beginner-friendly archery instruction and practice! Archery 101 will be offered three Saturdays in a row, in preparation for our archery competition on November 22. Participants must use our equipment. All participants must have guardian remain on-site during the program.  
11/1/14 Archery 101 (Ages 13 to 17) 3:30 PM Side Cut Waiting List
  Bundle up and take aim with beginner-friendly archery instruction and practice! Archery 101 will be offered three Saturdays in a row, in preparation for our archery competition on November 22. Participants must use our equipment. All participants must have guardian remain on-site during the program.  
11/2/14 Gallery Exhibition 10:00 AM Secor Metropark No Registration Required
  Gallery is open to tour current exhibits.  
11/2/14 Get Out Alive 1:30 PM Oak Openings Preserve Waiting List
  What would you do I you got lost in the woods? Hopefully you'll never find yourself in such a situation, but it never hurts to be prepared! Learn some basic strategies and tips for wilderness survival.  
11/4/14 Fallen Timbers Battlefield Preservation Commission 7:00 PM Off-Site Register
  The Battle of Fallen Timbers was a seminal event in American history. Help shape the future of this fascinating site by participating in Commission meetings. For additional information, email president Dave Westrick at evadwest@buckeye-express.com  
11/4/14 BGSU Concert Series : Piano students of Robert Satterlee 7:30 PM Wildwood Preserve Register
  Tonight the piano students of Robert Satterlee perform.  
11/5/14 Toddler Trails (Ages 18 months to 3 years) 10:00 AM Wildwood Preserve Register
  This outdoor, multi-sensory nature play and exploration program runs the first Wednesday of each month. Parent must accompany their child at the program. Register toddlers only.  
11/5/14 Friends of Pearson 7:00 PM Pearson No Registration Required
  The Friends of Pearson always welcome fellow fans of the park to help plan events and volunteer activities. These meetings are the best way to learn how to support the historical Oregon Metropark.  
11/6/14 Estate Tour 2:00 PM Wildwood Preserve Register
  Stories from the Stranahan Estate come to life in this leisurely walking tour of the outbuildings at Wildwood Preserve. Discover how continuing preservation efforts, lasting over 70 years, maintained the timeless beauty of the land to complement the Manor House. Historical photos and stories from former workers at the estate transport visitors back to Toledo's golden years.  
11/6/14 Full Moon 5:45 PM Oak Openings Preserve Register
  The full moon lights the way on this naturalist led night hike. Track nocturnal wildlife, call owls and gaze at a sky full of stars. No dogs permitted.  
11/7/14 Tea at Stranleigh: Downton Abbey 11:30 AM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  A very British Tea theme is Downton Abbey. Seatings include tea, two sandwiches, two desserts and musical entertainment in the beautiful setting of Stranleigh Manor. Reservations welcome but not required. For limited reservations, call 419-344-4765. Sponsored and presented by the Manor House Volunteers.  
11/7/14 More Than S'mores 5:30 PM Oak Openings Preserve Register
  Tired of the same old s'mores? Learn some simple recipes for deliciously different campfire desserts! Snacks will be provided, just bring your appetite!  
11/8/14 Birders of a Feather 8:00 AM Oak Openings Preserve Register
  Become part of a bird watching flock. The group meets at different parks each month to share the enjoyment of birding. First-timers and experienced birders love these monthly avian explorations. Bring binoculars and field guides.  
11/8/14 Curious Critters For Kids (Ages 3 to 8) 10:30 AM Secor Metropark Register
  Explore the amazing, up-close worlds of common North American animals—from butterflies and birds to frogs and flying squirrels—with award-winning photographer and writer David FitzSimmons. With the help of the audience, David will perform parts of his “Curious Critters” picture books. Children will shriek like hawks, hop like toads, and slither like snakes. Learn how butterflies drink, ways mammals fly, and why frogs sing. Show includes puppets and take-home activities for all children!  
11/8/14 Meet The Artist: David FitzSimmons 1:00 PM Secor Metropark Register
  Award-winning author and Sigma Pro photographer David FitzSimmons travels across North America presenting educational and fun programs for children and adults. These conservation-focused programs help get participants grow closer to nature. From school visits and library programs to photography workshops and civic club events, David actively encourages children and their families to get out into nature, learn, and have fun!
David is the NCNP’s featured guest artist. Meet him at a reception, book signing and presentation about his new exhibit “Curious Critters: Larger Than Life.”
 
11/8/14 Archery 101 (Age 8 to 12) 1:00 PM Side Cut Registration Closed
  Bundle up and take aim with beginner-friendly archery instruction and practice! Archery 101 will be offered three Saturdays in a row, in preparation for our archery competition on November 22. Participants must use our equipment. All participants must have guardian remain on-site during the program.  
11/8/14 Archery 101 (Ages 18 and up) 2:15 PM Side Cut Register
  Bundle up and take aim with beginner-friendly archery instruction and practice! Archery 101 will be offered three Saturdays in a row, in preparation for our archery competition on November 22. Participants must use our equipment. All participants must have guardian remain on-site during the program.  
11/8/14 Archery 101 (Ages 13 to 17) 3:30 PM Side Cut Register
  Bundle up and take aim with beginner-friendly archery instruction and practice! Archery 101 will be offered three Saturdays in a row, in preparation for our archery competition on November 22. Participants must use our equipment. All participants must have guardian remain on-site during the program.  
11/9/14 Naturalists Camera Club of Toledo: Nature Photography by Barbara Knights-Hale 2:00 PM Secor Metropark No Registration Required
  Metroparks partners with the Naturalists Camera Club of Toledo to present photography programs which include guest speakers, photo instruction, club information and light refreshments. Please visit the NCNP gallery exhibits before or after the program. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information about the NCCT visit NaturalistCameraClub.org.  
11/9/14 Autumn Adventure: Towpath Trees 2:00 PM Farnsworth Register
  We will identify some of our common native trees on this hike to the Bendview shelter.  
11/10/14 Volunteer Trail Patrol Quarterly Mtng 7:00 PM Wildwood Preserve Register
  This meeting is for current, active members of Volunteer Trail Patrol  
11/11/14 How To Buy A Kayak 6:00 PM Oak Openings Preserve Register
  Have you ever considered buying a kayak, but were overwhelmed by all the options available? With Black Friday right around the corner, now is the time to find your ideal kayak! Come learn from American Canoe Association certified Kayak Instructors about how to select the kayak that is best for you. Staff will be available to answer questions following a presentation on crucial kayak characteristics that any buyer needs to consider.  
11/11/14 The Lathrop House: Bi-Monthly Meeting 7:00 PM Wildwood Preserve Register
  The oldest house in Sylvania is starting to look like itself again. With the restoration of the basement and exterior of the Lathrop House complete, the volunteer group responsible for preserve the home invites everyone interested in the region’s history to attend the bi-monthly meetings that shape the future of this important cultural landmark.  
11/12/14 Family Storytime and Autumn Adventure Walk 10:00 AM Pearson Register
  Join the Oregon Branch Library and Metroparks for an inclusive storytime for families with a focus on early literacy skills. This week features tales and trails, nature-related stories folloed by a guided walk. Enjoy books, rhymes, music and more in this lively program. For children and their adult companion. Participation counts as one Autumn Adventure activity. Register for the program by calling the Oregon Branch Library at 419-259-5250.  

 

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