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5/8/17 RocketWalk: FitTracks 10:00 AM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Join The University of Toledo, Center for Successful Aging every Monday and Friday for a fitness walking program in the Metroparks. Open to all adults. Classes are free to the public. Fitness classes will accommodate beginner, intermediate and advanced fitness levels. Free t-shirt for all participants. The University of Toledo, Center for Successful Aging is in charge of this program. For more information on this program please call 419-530-5208.  
5/9/17 RocketWalk: FitTracks 6:00 PM Pearson No Registration Required
  Join The University of Toledo, Center for Successful Aging every Tuesday for a fitness walking program in the Metroparks. Open to all adults. Classes are free to the public. Fitness classes will accommodate beginner, intermediate and advanced fitness levels. Free t-shirt for all participants. The University of Toledo, Center for Successful Aging is in charge of this program. For more information on this program please call 419-530-5208.  
6/3/17 Trail Challenge 10:00 AM Metroparks of the Toledo Area Register
  Help us celebrate National Trail Day by signing up to take the Trail Challenge. Set your goal of 50, 100 or 150 miles and create your plan to accomplish your goal and hike! To participate: register online or mail in your registration form with your entry fee. You will receive a t-shirt, entry into the Trail Challenge FaceBook group and invitations to special trail hikes. Your reward will be a hiking stick with the badge of the miles you completed 50, 100 or 150. The form is for you to track your mileage. You can drop off or mail your completed form to Wildwood Preserve Visitors Center by June 30, 2018. You will then be notified when rewards are available for pick-up.

Metroparks encourages you to set a stretch goal, a GET OUTSIDE YOURSELF kind of goal. For some, that will be accomplishing the 50 miles for others the 100 or 150. Watch for Metroparks Featured Trails. Try a trail in a Metropark you've not previously visited. When registering online enter your Mile Goal into the 'Age of Children' text field.

 
10/21/17 Help Set a World Record (Ages 10 and Up) 9:00 AM Blue Creek Conservation Area Registration Closed
  Metroparks Toledo will attempt to break the World Record for the most people making s'mores simultaneously during the Fall Frenzy event on October 21 at Blue Creek in Whitehouse. We need your help to make this happen! Our goal is to have 500 people making delicious símores over an open fire at the same time to break the current World Record of 453. The record was set in Rocklin, California on August 10, 2016.

Will you be one of the 500? Sign up now to be one of our world record símore chefs. Then, arrive by 9:15 a.m. at Blue Saturday, October 21. We need everyone in place so we can get cookiní promptly at 10. Roast your marshmallow over our huge campfire, assemble your símore and Ė the best part Ė eat it! According to the rules, eating the símore is part of the criteria, so all participants have to be a fan of marshmallows, chocolate and graham crackers.

This is going to be a lot of fun, and we hope you will be part of it. Sign up soon if you can help, and we will reply with further details.

Park Address: 7215 Providence St, Whitehouse, OH 43571

 
10/21/17 Fall Frenzy at the Quarry 10:00 AM Blue Creek Conservation Area No Registration Required
  Fall Frenzy is a festival to help you fall in love with the quarry. Now open for paddling, fishing, or enjoying a lazy afternoon swing on the overlook. Fall Frenzy will feature canoeing, archery, bouldering, activities on soccer fields for youth by Anthony Wayne Youth foundation, carriage rides, try out a bike from Cycle Werks, and many, many more activities.

Metroparks is also going to make a world record attempt at breaking the Guinness World Record of the most símores made at the same time.

The Village of Whitehouse will be doing a Chili Cook-Off Contest and is open to all individuals, restaurants and organizations. Individuals can purchase voting rights, $1 per vote, to determine the best Fall Frenzy Chili Recipe. The winning entry will receive a cash prize of Ĺ the proceeds, with the remaining being donated to the Whitehouse Veteranís Memorial Park Fund. For more details call, 419-877-5383.

 
10/21/17 Gallery Exhibition 10:00 AM Secor No Registration Required
  Exhibits from the nationís premier nature photographers hang alongside images by local talent in this gallery. The National Center for Nature Photography at Secor Metropark is the only center of its kind in the country. Gallery open Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  
10/21/17 Ghosts of Providence Lantern Walk   Providence Register
  Theyíre baaaaaaack! The spooky Halloween tradition returns to the Canal Experience at Providence Metropark. Meet characters from long ago that dwell in the ghost town of Providence on this lantern lit evening walk through the regionís most unique historic park. This program is not recommended for children under 5.  
10/21/17 Toledo Naturalist Association: Wildlife and Natural History of the Mediterranean, with Dr. Johannes Foufopoulos (Univ. of Michigan) 7:00 PM Secor No Registration Required
  The Mediterranean Sea and its coasts claim a central place in the history of human civilization, but they also have a rich and beautiful natural history. Professor Foufopoulos is the author of numerous articles and books about the natural history of this region. Join him for a photographic exploration of the wildlife and other natural history of the Mediterranean.  

 

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