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  Date Title Time Park Register
7/1/15 Toddler Trails (Ages 18 months to 3 years) 10:00 AM Wildwood Preserve Registration Closed
  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.  
7/1/15 Friends of Pearson 7:00 PM Pearson Register
  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 popular Oregon Metropark.  
7/1/15 Full Moon Walk 9:15 PM Swan Creek Preserve Registration Closed
  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.  
7/2/15 Historical Tours Of The Manor House 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Enjoy a free guided tour at this Depression era home and learn about the region's rich history. Leave time to explore the beautiful grounds. Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, July 1 though September 30, Noon to 5 p.m. The Manor House will be closed the first Thursday and Friday of each month, except in July.  
7/3/15 Gallery Exhibition: River of Many Faces 10:00 AM Secor No Registration Required
  A photographic celebration of our great river, the Maumee- largest watershed in the Great Lakes Basin. Dozens of photographs by Art Weber depict the mighty river in all seasons, from its origins in Indiana to Maumee Bay. The National Center for Nature Photography at Secor Metropark is the only center of its kind in the country. Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sunday, July 3 through September 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  
7/3/15 Historical Tours Of The Manor House 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Enjoy a free guided tour at this Depression era home and learn about the region's rich history. Leave time to explore the beautiful grounds. Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, July 1 though September 30, Noon to 5 p.m. The Manor House will be closed the first Thursday and Friday of each month, except in July.  
7/4/15 Gallery Exhibition: River of Many Faces 10:00 AM Secor No Registration Required
  A photographic celebration of our great river, the Maumee- largest watershed in the Great Lakes Basin. Dozens of photographs by Art Weber depict the mighty river in all seasons, from its origins in Indiana to Maumee Bay. The National Center for Nature Photography at Secor Metropark is the only center of its kind in the country. Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sunday, July 3 through September 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  
7/4/15 Centennial Celebration! 11:00 AM Providence No Registration Required
  Bring your family and celebrate our Nationís Centennial at Providence Metropark where itís always 1876! Big wheels will be turning at the Isaac Ludwig Mill so stop in and see water power grind the finest flour in the county. Mingle with various craftspeople practicing their trades and join in on some family friendly games, activities or crafts. Adventure with your family aboard "The Volunteer," down the Miami and Erie Canal and listen to tales from life long ago. "The Volunteer" departs the dock at 11am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm, and 3:30pm. Tickets are required to ride for a nominal fee.  
7/4/15 Homesteading: We all scream for Ice Cream 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 149 years. It is time to beat the heat with this historically miraculous treat. Join us any time between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm, lend a hand with the ice cream making or just explore.  
7/4/15 Vintage Base Ball: Great Black Swamp Frogs vs Woodstock Activites 1:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  No glove? No problem. See how base ball was meant to be played (and spelled) when the Sylvania Great Black Swamp Frogs take on the Woodstock Actives of Woodstock, Ontario in an 1860s "base ball match."  
7/5/15 Gallery Exhibition: River Of Many Faces 10:00 AM Secor No Registration Required
  A photographic celebration of our great river, the Maumee- largest watershed in the Great Lakes Basin. Dozens of photographs by Art Weber depict the mighty river in all seasons, from its origins in Indiana to Maumee Bay. The National Center for Nature Photography at Secor Metropark is the only center of its kind in the country. Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sunday, July 3 through September 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  
7/5/15 Historical Tours Of The Manor House 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Enjoy a free guided tour at this Depression era home and learn about the region's rich history. Leave time to explore the beautiful grounds. Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, July 1 though September 30, Noon to 5 p.m. The Manor House will be closed the first Thursday and Friday of each month, except in July.  
7/5/15 Maumee River Dual Adventure: Bike and Boat 1:00 PM Farnsworth Register
  Join Metroparks naturalists for a river adventure like no other! Explore the river by kayak as we paddle from Otsego Road downriver to Farnsworth Boat Launch, then enjoy a scenic river-side bike back on the towpath. Please bring a bicycle fit for a stone path, a helmet (required), water and a sack lunch. Ages 12 and up; minors must be accompanied by a guardian. Detailed instructions will be sent via email to those who register.  
7/5/15 The Lathrop House: Open Hours 1:00 PM Off-Site No Registration Required
  The Lathrop House is the only Underground Railroad site open to the public in northwest Ohio. Free tours of the basement museum are available on Sundays, July 5 through September 27.....1 to 4 p.m.  
7/6/15 Explorers Camp (Ages 5 to 7) 9:00 AM Side Cut Registration Closed
  Explore the forest around you with this exciting day camp. Campers will discover the different levels of the forest through science experiments, songs and games, all while making new friends. Register your camper and hear their stories of archery, canoeing, fishing and more. Camps are held rain or shine, with plenty of rainy day options. Pack a lunch and reusable water bottle. Fee includes t-shirt, transportation for two field trips and one snack per day.  
7/6/15 Adventure Camp (Ages 8 to 12) 9:00 AM Secor Registration Closed
  Get ready for an action-packed week of outdoor skills fun at Adventure Camp. Campers will learn and practice canoeing, kayaking, archery, hiking, fishing, wilderness survival and much more. Along the way, campers will learn about nature from the ground up, all while building self-confidence and teamwork skills.  
7/6/15 Wee Workshop Camp (Ages 3 to 5) 10:00 AM Wildwood Preserve Registration Closed
  Explore a different nature theme each day through songs, puppets and games. Enjoy multi-sensory activities, crafts and outdoor exploration. Adults will play alongside their child. Register child only. Camp is held rain or shine, with plenty of rainy day options.  
7/7/15 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.  
7/7/15 Historical Tours Of The Manor House 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Enjoy a free guided tour at this Depression era home and learn about the region's rich history. Leave time to explore the beautiful grounds. Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, July 1 though September 30, Noon to 5 p.m. The Manor House will be closed the first Thursday and Friday of each month, except in July.  
7/7/15 Friends of Lathrop House 7:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Join the Friends at their bimonthly meeting, where planning will be done for future restoration and Underground Railroad educational programming at the Lathrop House. This meeting will also include discussion of the book Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl. As always, the meeting is open to the public, and refreshments will be served.  
7/8/15 Historical Tours Of The Manor House 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Enjoy a free guided tour at this Depression era home and learn about the region's rich history. Leave time to explore the beautiful grounds. Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, July 1 though September 30, Noon to 5 p.m. The Manor House will be closed the first Thursday and Friday of each month, except in July.  
7/8/15 CANCELLED: Accent on Accessibility Canoe Paddle 2:30 PM Wiregrass Lake Registration Closed
  Visitors of any ability level can enjoy the beautiful Metroparks at these accessible programs. Paddle the beautiful pond and learn some canoeing basics. Participants must be 8 or older. Please wear shoes and clothing that can get wet.  
7/8/15 CANCELLED: ACA Quickstart Your Canoe 5:00 PM Wiregrass Lake Registration Closed
  This 3 hour American Canoe Association skills course offers a brief introduction to the important basic information necessary for safe and enjoyable canoeing, including paddling safety, potential hazards, simple rescues, and basic strokes. Participants should wear clothes and shoes that can get wet, and bring water and sunscreen. All equipment provided.  
7/8/15 Friends of Pearson: Ice Cream Social 6:00 PM Pearson No Registration Required
  It's a celebration of summer. Bring your friends and family to enjoy crafts, walking tours, games, face painting and entertainment. Half price pedal boat rentals. Ice cream and cake available for a nominal charge. Cosponsored with Friends of Pearson. Rain date July 9.  
7/8/15 Especially for Families, ACA Level 1: Introduction to Stand-Up Paddleboarding   Wiregrass Lake Register
  This 2 hour American Canoe Association skills course offers a brief introduction to the important information necessary for safe and enjoyable stand-up paddleboarding on calm water, including paddling safety, potential hazards, simple rescues, and basic strokes. All ACA skills courses are taught by staff with American Canoe Association instructor certifications. Participants should be willing to get wet and comfortable swimming with a lifejacket. Please wear clothes and shoes that can get wet (no flip-flops). This program is for families with children ages 5 and older. All Stand-up Paddleboard and Accent on Accessibility classes are partially funded by a grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Watercraft.  
7/9/15 Historical Tours Of The Manor House 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Enjoy a free guided tour at this Depression era home and learn about the region's rich history. Leave time to explore the beautiful grounds. Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, July 1 though September 30, Noon to 5 p.m. The Manor House will be closed the first Thursday and Friday of each month, except in July.  
7/10/15 Gallery Exhibition: River Of Many Faces 10:00 AM Secor No Registration Required
  A photographic celebration of our great river, the Maumee- largest watershed in the Great Lakes Basin. Dozens of photographs by Art Weber depict the mighty river in all seasons, from its origins in Indiana to Maumee Bay. The National Center for Nature Photography at Secor Metropark is the only center of its kind in the country. Open Fridays, Saturdays and Sunday, July 3 through September 27, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  
7/10/15 Historical Tours Of The Manor House 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Enjoy a free guided tour at this Depression era home and learn about the region's rich history. Leave time to explore the beautiful grounds. Open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays, July 1 though September 30, Noon to 5 p.m. The Manor House will be closed the first Thursday and Friday of each month, except in July.  
7/10/15 Noon Tunes on the Lawn: Wilson Lake and the Rock Bass 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 perform on the Gazebo.

Artist: Wilson Lake and the Rock Bass
Lace up your hiking boots and get ready to turn your favorite trail into a dance floor. Wilson Lake and the Rock Bass turns all your favorite adventures into an outdoor Rock-n-Roll extravaganza with songs about fishing, hiking, swimming, woodland friends and more. The ďAdventure Rock for All AgesĒ band has been delivering Summer Camp to Toledo area libraries, parks, and festivals since 2004.

 
7/10/15 Archery 101- Seniors Only 5:00 PM Swan Creek Preserve Register
  Take aim and hone your archery skills with three weeks of beginner-friendly instruction and practice time. This session is only for participants ages 55 and older. Participants must use our equipment. Registration for this session includes all three classes July 10, July 17 and July 24.  

 

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