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  Date Title Time Park Register
7/21/17 Volunteer Training: Oak Openings Park Highlights 9:00 AM Oak Openings Preserve Register
  Park specific natural and cultural history, interpretation and seasonal plant and animal cycles are the focus of this monthly, outdoor field study. Open to all interested adults and recommended for Metroparks Walk Leaders, Roving Interpreters, Wildlife Monitors, Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalists and Volunteer Trail Patrol(VMT).  
7/21/17 Noon Tunes on the Lawn 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Bring a lawn chair and your lunch to Wildwood Preserve. Relax for an hour on the Manor House grounds as local musical artists provide the entertainment for a fun summer memory in the parks.

Sponsored by the Manor House Volunteers.

 
7/21/17 Historical Tours of the Manor House 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Enjoy a free guided tour of this over 30,000 square foot, Depression-era home and learn about the region's rich history or walk through the first floor in your own time. After touring the Manor House, save time to walk through the Ellen Biddle Shipman Gardens or walk the trails through the spectacular grounds of Wildwood Preserve.  
7/21/17 Volunteer Training: Farnsworth Park Highlights 1:00 PM Farnsworth Register
  Park specific natural and cultural history, interpretation, and volunteerism are the focus of this outdoor training that features a different Metropark each month. Open to all interested adults and recommended for Metroparks Volunteers.

 
7/22/17 Try it! SUP Yoga   Wiregrass Lake Registration Closed
  Relax with a peaceful session of yoga on the water. All boards and other paddling gear provided; wear clothing and shoes to get wet (no cotton).  
7/22/17 The Battle of Fallen Timbers: All Ages 11:00 AM Fallen Timbers Battlefield Waiting List
  In 1794, a battle for the Northwest Territory took place that would forever shape the direction of this country. Come learn the history, details, and consequences of the Battle of Fallen Timbers.  
7/22/17 Cancelled: Yoga in the Park: Teens and Adults 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve Registration Closed
  This is class 3 of 4 for the session. Please register for the July 8th class only.

Enjoy the beauty of Wildwood Metropark and the benefits of Yoga. Gain flexibility, strength, balance, and stress management tools while surrounded by the peaceful offerings of the one of the area’s most beautiful preserves. Please bring a yoga mat or towel. All levels welcome. Teacher, Ann Heckler E-RYT (Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher), uses her 20 years of teaching experience to create options for all levels of yoga practice.

Please list any medical concerns in the special needs section.

Program fees cover all four yoga classes in the July session, July 8, 15, 22, and 29.

 
7/22/17 Campfire Cooking: Cool Treats 5:30 PM Side Cut Register
  Treat yourself to a fun campfire culinary experience and experiment with different methods of preparing meals around a campfire. Menu includes trail tiramisu and cheesecake. Cooking equipment, food, recipes, and instructions will be provided; just bring your appetite! Participants are also encouraged to bring their own plate, bowl, silverware, and mug to minimize the amount of waste generated. Please dress appropriately for the weather.  
7/23/17 Historical Tours of the Manor House 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Enjoy a free guided tour of this over 30,000 square foot, Depression-era home and learn about the region's rich history or walk through the first floor in your own time. After touring the Manor House, save time to walk through the Ellen Biddle Shipman Gardens or walk the trails through the spectacular grounds of Wildwood Preserve.  
7/23/17 Try It! Stand up Paddleboarding: Ages 5 + 1:00 PM Blue Creek Conservation Area Register
  These one-hour programs give you the very basics. Give it a try to see if you want to sign up for a class or eco-tour! All boards and other paddling gear provided; wear clothing and shoes to get wet (no cotton). Participants must be 9 or older to paddle their own SUP, children 5-7 must ride on a board with an adult guardian. All minors must be accompanied by an adult. Register all participants ages 8+, please comment and list the ages for unregistered children ages 5-7 (for life jacket counts).  
7/23/17 Try It! Stand up Paddleboarding: Ages 5 + 2:30 PM Blue Creek Conservation Area Register
  These one-hour programs give you the very basics. Give it a try to see if you want to sign up for a class or eco-tour! All boards and other paddling gear provided; wear clothing and shoes to get wet (no cotton). Participants must be 9 or older to paddle their own SUP, children 5-7 must ride on a board with an adult guardian. All minors must be accompanied by an adult. Register all participants ages 8+, please comment and list the ages for unregistered children ages 5-7 (for life jacket counts).  
7/23/17 New Moon Hike: Families 9:30 PM Oak Openings Preserve Waiting List
  In the park after dark, come join Metroparks for some nocturnal fun. Just because it's dark out doesn't mean that the park inhabitants have gone to sleep. We'll use all of our senses on this walk and learn it's not scary to be outside in the dark. Dress accordingly for the weather and let's get outside.  
7/24/17 Wee Workshop Camp Session #3 (Ages 3-5): Adult with Child 10:00 AM Wildwood Preserve Registration Closed
  Become enchanted with the wonders of nature! Experience birds, flowers, butterflies and animals while playing alongside your child. Outdoor adventures, crafts, stories and hands on activities await. Rain or shine, come dressed to play. Fee includes a t-shirt and a snack each day. Please bring a reusable water bottle. Register child only.  
7/24/17 Park Adventure Camp: Ages 5-7 10:00 AM Pearson Register
  An adventure awaits you each day, whether it's hiking, archery, animal tracking, science inquiry or paddle boating the pond. Get outside and make new friends. Fee includes a Summer Camp t-shirt and daily snack.  
7/24/17 Wee Workshop Camp Session #4 (Ages 3-5): Child Only 1:00 PM Wildwood Preserve Waiting List
  Drop off your child and spend some time refreshing yourself while your little one bonds with Nature and makes new friends. Chasing insects, balancing on logs, climbing and splashing all foster your child's physical development. Exploring the natural world, asking questions deepens their knowledge and imagination. Fee includes a t-shirt and snack each day.  
7/24/17 Archery Camp: Ages 8-12 1:00 PM Westwinds Registration Closed
  The perfect camp for all the young Katnisses and Green Arrows out there! Attendees will transform from "campers" into "archers" over 5 days of basic archery instruction. We'll start at square one, so no prior archery experience is required. Our archery journey will end with a friendly competition on Friday. Ready, aim, fire!  
7/25/17 Historical Tours of the Manor House 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Enjoy a free guided tour of this over 30,000 square foot, Depression-era home and learn about the region's rich history or walk through the first floor in your own time. After touring the Manor House, save time to walk through the Ellen Biddle Shipman Gardens or walk the trails through the spectacular grounds of Wildwood Preserve.  
7/25/17 Mansion Masterpieces: Plants (Ages 8-12) 4:30 PM Wildwood Preserve Register
  A house's walls would be so plain except without the artwork we hang! Explore with an art educator the masterpiece's with plants displayed on the Manor House's walls and then make a painting of your own to hang on your wall.  
7/25/17 Backpacking 101: Meals on the Trail: Adults and Teens 6:30 PM Oak Openings Preserve Register
  Fueling your body properly is a crucial part of any backpacking trip, but where do you start? Join Metroparks staff to learn about important backpacking meal basics, such as what types of food to pack, different types of backpacking stoves, and how to handle food in bear country.  
7/25/17 Under the Maumee Moon 5K 9:30 PM Side Cut Register
  Metroparks and Toledo Roadrunners Club present a unique opportunity to experience your Metroparks under the light of the full moon. Run or walk the 5K course after dark. Some special lighting along the route and a limited supply of glow sticks will be provided. We encourage you to decorate yourself with glow attire. This just-for-fun event has no official timing or scoring so go at your own pace. And if you've ever wondered what is out there in the woods at night, naturalists will be on-site to explain. Each of the runs in the series, will have various other activities such as roaring fires, s'mores, apple cider, donuts and music. Everyone starts at 9:30 p.m., no late starters for safety reasons.  
7/25/17 Under the Maumee Moon 5K: 5 and Under 9:30 PM Side Cut Register
  Metroparks and Toledo Roadrunners Club present a unique opportunity to experience your Metroparks under the light of the full moon. Run or walk the 5K course after dark. Some special lighting along the route and a limited supply of glow sticks will be provided. We encourage you to decorate yourself with glow attire. This just-for-fun event has no official timing or scoring so go at your own pace. And if you've ever wondered what is out there in the woods at night, naturalists will be on-site to explain. Each of the runs in the series, will have various other activities such as roaring fires, s'mores, apple cider, donuts and music. Everyone starts at 9:30 p.m., no late starters for safety reasons.  
7/26/17 Historical Tours of the Manor House 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Enjoy a free guided tour of this over 30,000 square foot, Depression-era home and learn about the region's rich history or walk through the first floor in your own time. After touring the Manor House, save time to walk through the Ellen Biddle Shipman Gardens or walk the trails through the spectacular grounds of Wildwood Preserve.  
7/26/17 Stay Active Naturally: Walking Group (Ages 55 and Up) 2:00 PM Wildwood Preserve Register
  It's important to stay active at all ages and equally important to spend time in nature. Come move, learn and socialize as we take a gently paced nature walk around Wildwood. Dress accordingly for the weather and any age is welcome in this walking group.  
7/27/17 Wake Up With the Birds: Adults 8:00 AM Wildwood Preserve Register
  Make Thursday mornings your bird watching time! Bring your favorite morning beverage and join us in Wildwood's Window on Wildlife for this informal viewing and interpretation of our feathered friends. At 8:30, we may venture out to take a quick look in nearby trees and meadows (optional). No birding experience necessary!
 
7/27/17 Story Time in the Manor House: Turtles (Ages 3 to 5) 10:30 AM Wildwood Preserve Register
  We'll meet in the Manor House Library for some stories and crafts before taking a short hike outside. Join us monthly for a different topics. Register participating children only.  
7/27/17 Historical Tours of the Manor House 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Enjoy a free guided tour of this over 30,000 square foot, Depression-era home and learn about the region's rich history or walk through the first floor in your own time. After touring the Manor House, save time to walk through the Ellen Biddle Shipman Gardens or walk the trails through the spectacular grounds of Wildwood Preserve.  
7/27/17 Reduce, Reuse, Recycle to Create (Adults) 4:00 PM Fallen Timbers Battlefield Register
  Art goes green! Waste, and how we choose to handle it, affects our world's environment—that's YOUR environment. The waste humans create has to be carefully controlled to be sure that it does not harm your environment and your health. Art can be an environmentally sustainable and responsible manner to deal with waste. Join Metroparks and Scrap 4 Art, Thursday afternoons in the park getting your creative on using waste materials to create something new. Every week a different project will be created using surplus donations from Scrap 4 Art. Register all attending program.  
7/27/17 Boat Navigation: Beginner's Guide: Adult 6:00 PM Middlegrounds Register
  Navigate the local waterways and build a better understanding of what Toledo has to offer paddlers in this 2 hour navigation program. Participants will learn how to plot a course on a navigation chart, use a compass and the right of way rules on the water in a classroom setting. Please dress appropriately for the outdoors.  
7/28/17 Historical Tours of the Manor House 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Enjoy a free guided tour of this over 30,000 square foot, Depression-era home and learn about the region's rich history or walk through the first floor in your own time. After touring the Manor House, save time to walk through the Ellen Biddle Shipman Gardens or walk the trails through the spectacular grounds of Wildwood Preserve.  
7/28/17 Open Late So Make It A Date 5:00 PM Secor No Registration Required
  It’s Friday night and the gallery is open late so make it a date. Come experience the beautiful images at the National Center for Nature Photography, light refreshments, and, of course, your dear sweetheart.  

 

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