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  Date Title Time Park Register
10/1/14 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.  
10/1/14 Autumn Adventure River Ramble 10:00 AM Side Cut Register
  Enjoy the crisp morning air with a walk along the Maumee River. Look for migrating birds, deer and the amazing colors of fall.  
10/1/14 Paddling 101: Crash Course 5:00 PM Side Cut Register
  For those who weren't able to attend our Paddling 101 series, or just aren't ready to give it up - get a 'crash course' in kayaking, in just one afternoon! Join us for beginner-friendly instruction that would be helpful review for even the most experienced paddler. After one hour of instruction, participants will have the opportunity to practice their skills independently. Participants must be at least 12 years old; minors must be accompanied by an adult.  
10/1/14 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.  
10/2/14 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.  
10/2/14 Fall Photo Shoot:: Oak Openings Preserve 6:00 PM Oak Openings Preserve Registration Closed
  First in a series of ten photo shoots in various Metroparks at various times to celebrate the best time of year in your Metroparks. Led by the Photo Center's Art Weber and naturalist/photographer Bob Jacksy these shoots are wonderful opportunities for exploration and instruction. Oak Openings Preserve is a vibrant and exciting area in the fall. This shoot celebrates one of the preserve's best scenic areas and its wildflowers.  
10/3/14 Fall Photo Shoot:: Oak Openings Preserve 8:00 AM Oak Openings Preserve Register
  Second in a series of ten photo shoots in various Metroparks at various times to celebrate the best time of year in your Metroparks. Led by the Photo Center's Art Weber and naturalist/photographer Bob Jacksy these shoots are wonderful opportunities for exploration and instruction. Oak Openings Preserve can be extra special first thing on a fall morning when there's dew and fog to accent the sunrise and first hours of the day.  
10/3/14 Tea at Stranleigh: A Spooky Tea 11:30 AM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Toledo's favorite old mansion sets the mood for the Halloween season. 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.  
10/4/14 Public Stewardship Day at Oak Openings Preserve 9:00 AM Oak Openings Preserve Register
  Please join us in a family-friendly land stewardship work day at Oak Openings preserve. Metroparks Land Steward, Steve Leffel, will be leading a seasonally appropriate outdoor work project. Please come ready to help dressed for the weather, and prepared with long pants, sturdy shoes, and work gloves.
We will be assembling at the Beuhner center at 9am. Please sign up to join us! Groups are welcome.
 
10/4/14 Friends of Side Cut: Gardening 9:00 AM Side Cut No Registration Required
  Do you have a green thumb? Share your talents by helping Friends of Side Cut maintain the lovely gardens at Side Cut.  
10/4/14 Homesteading: Weaving a Yarn 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 Spin, crochet, sew, and weave to warm the home.  
10/5/14 Dr. Insecta Is Back 11:00 AM Secor Metropark No Registration Required
  From N.A.S.A. to nature and science centers...school assemblies to parks and recreation facilities, Dr. Insecta has enthralled audiences of all ages across America! Experience real entomology magic as Dr. Insecta introduces you to some of the largest live insects on the planet. Bug Lab is an interactive enrichment program that entertains, educates and desensitizes fears we have about these incredible creatures that let us share in their world. For more information call 419-407-9720.  
10/5/14 Photo Arts Club Of Toledo 29th Annual Photo Contest Exhibit 11:00 AM Secor Metropark No Registration Required
  Co-Sponsored and presented by Metroparks and The Andersons, Inc. Opens Sunday, October 5 through Saturday, November 1.  
10/5/14 Historical Tours of Stranleigh 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  The stunning Georgian Colonial style mansion at Wildwood Preserve stands as one of Toledo's architectural icons. Enjoy free guided tours every Sunday at this 32,000 square foot Depression era home and learn about the region's rich history. Be sure to plan some extra time to visit the Frank Stranahan exhibit and walk the estate formerly called Stranleigh. No reservations required.  
10/5/14 Autumn Adventure Click With Nature 12:00 PM Secor Metropark Register
  Bring your camera and snap some great fall pictures on a photography walk along the trail. Be the first to explore the renovated Secor facilities from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. or tour the Oak Openings corridor and paddle at Eber Road Day Use Area.  
10/5/14 Black Swamp Festival 1:00 PM Pearson No Registration Required
  Celebrate the best season of the year with family activities, an Autumn Adventure walk, music, activities at the Johlin Cabin, and food. This afternoon of fun, food and frolicking will certainly put you in the mood for the evening’s Ghosts of the Great Black Swamp experience, so don’t forget to register the whole family.  
10/5/14 Black Swamp Festival Walk 2:00 PM Pearson No Registration Required
  Celebrate the best season of the year with an Autumn Adventure walk.  
10/5/14 Ghosts of the Great Black Swamp 7:30 PM Pearson Register
  Our Black Swamp heritage springs to life when the ghosts’ of settlers from northwest Ohio returned to the Johlin Cabin. Characters will recount the riveting hardships they faced living in the untamed swamp. During this engaging experience that weaves history with theatre, the audience will be invited to help these poor ghosts discover the culprit who brought them to such a state. You never know who or what will emerge from the shadows of the Great Black Swamp on this lantern-lit evening experience. This is a family-friendly experience, but please bring a blanket or lawn chair and dress warm because the autumn air will not be the only thing giving one chills.  
10/7/14 Side Cut Explorer   Side Cut Register
  Travel along the banks of the Maumee River and down the canal towpath. A naturalist highlights the scenery, as passengers relax in Metroparks wheelchair accessible, open-air trolley. Program runs every Tuesday, June through October.  
10/7/14 Historical Tours of Stranleigh 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  The stunning Georgian Colonial style mansion at Wildwood Preserve stands as one of Toledo's architectural icons. Enjoy free guided tours every Sunday at this 32,000 square foot Depression era home and learn about the region's rich history. Be sure to plan some extra time to visit the Frank Stranahan exhibit and walk the estate formerly called Stranleigh. No reservations required.  
10/7/14 Under The Moon 5K Run/Walk 6:00 PM Secor Metropark Register
  Join the Metroparks, the Toledo Roadrunners Club and Dave's Running Shop for a special event under the light of the moon. Run against the clock or enjoy a walk on the 3.1 mile trail course. Special lighting will help guide the way but flashlights and headlamps are suggested. This is a fun event for all; there will be no official timing or scoring so go at your own pace. Along with a great Autumn run/walk under the moon, enjoy roaring fire pits, apple cider, s'mores, music and learn from Metroparks Naturalist 'What sings in the night?"  
10/7/14 Under The Moon 5K Run/Walk (5 and Under) 6:00 PM Secor Metropark Register
  Join the Metroparks, the Toledo Roadrunners Club and Dave's Running Shop for a special event under the light of the moon. Run against the clock or enjoy a walk on the 3.1 mile trail course. Special lighting will help guide the way but flashlights and headlamps are suggested. This is a fun event for all; there will be no official timing or scoring so go at your own pace. Along with a great Autumn run/walk under the moon, enjoy roaring fire pits, apple cider, s'mores, music and learn from Metroparks Naturalist 'What sings in the night?"  
10/7/14 Fallen Timbers Battlefield Preservation Commission: Annual Meeting 7:00 PM Off-Site Register
  220 years ago, military and Native American forces clashed at the Battle of Fallen Timbers. Joint board members at the annual meeting as the Commission wraps up an eventful year of anniversary events. Following a brief business meeting and election of officiers, listen to a speech from the National Parks Service staff person. light refreshments will be available. For additional information, email President Dave Westrick at evadwest@buckeye-express.com  
10/8/14 Star Struck: Total Lunar Eclipse 5:15 AM Blue Creek Conservation Area Register
  Enjoy a breathtaking view of a total lunar eclipse away from the light pollution of the big city. Try out our telescope, learn from a naturalist about the science behind a lunar eclipse, and enjoy some lunar lore and hot coffee while watching this extraordinary event. Coffee will be provided.  
10/8/14 Historical Tours of Stranleigh 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  The stunning Georgian Colonial style mansion at Wildwood Preserve stands as one of Toledo's architectural icons. Enjoy free guided tours every Sunday at this 32,000 square foot Depression era home and learn about the region's rich history. Be sure to plan some extra time to visit the Frank Stranahan exhibit and walk the estate formerly called Stranleigh. No reservations required.  
10/8/14 Friends of Side Cut: Full Moon Owl Walk 7:00 PM Side Cut Registration Closed
  Set off down the towpath with a Metroparks Naturalist who will try to 'call in' screech owls. Call 419-897-8663 for program reservations.  
10/8/14 Full Moon Geocaching 7:00 PM Oak Openings Preserve Register
  Enjoy a night of fun geocaching and discovering the Oak Openings after dark by the light of the full moon. Dress warm and bring your own GPS unit and flashlight. A small number of GPS units are available to borrow. Please contact Tammy Saunders at 419-779-2616 to reserve a unit. Register each participant over three years old.  
10/9/14 Historical Tours of Stranleigh 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  The stunning Georgian Colonial style mansion at Wildwood Preserve stands as one of Toledo's architectural icons. Enjoy free guided tours every Sunday at this 32,000 square foot Depression era home and learn about the region's rich history. Be sure to plan some extra time to visit the Frank Stranahan exhibit and walk the estate formerly called Stranleigh. No reservations required.  
10/9/14 Calling All Scouts: Junior Girl Scouts: Animal Habitats 4:00 PM Wildwood Preserve Register
  Home sweet habitat. Be an advocate for animals and help protect their homes! Help put a stop to shrinking habitat and join us in restoring their land. Scouts will complete all steps to earn their Animal Habitats Skill Building Badge.  
10/9/14 Fall Photo Shoot:: Providence Metropark 5:30 PM Providence Register
  Third in a series of ten photo shoots in various Metroparks at various times to celebrate the best time of year in your Metroparks. Led by the Photo Center's Art Weber and naturalist/photographer Bob Jacksy these shoots are wonderful opportunities for exploration and instruction. Providence Metropark commands a great spot on a very scenic section of the Maumee River including a wonderful rapids below the Providence Dam that is often loaded with herons and ot6her water birds.  

 

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