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6/3/17 Trail Challenge 10:00 AM Metroparks of the Toledo Area Registration Closed
  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.

12/2/17 Stewardship Work Day 9:00 AM Blue Creek Conservation Area Registration Closed
  Be a good steward of a natural resource – your Metroparks! Volunteers join our Land Stewards on a restoration project which may include invasive species removal. Public volunteer days occur most first Saturdays of the month. Please be sure to dress for the weather and sturdy footwear is strongly recommended. Community groups and individuals are welcome.
To register, please go to If you are already a Metroparks Volunteer, click on VOLUNTEER SIGN IN. If you are a new volunteer, click on APPLICATION FOR NEW VOLUNTEERS. Please call Annie Devine at 419-407-9841 if you would like to register a group larger than 5 individuals. [PVD]
12/2/17 Holidays in the Manor House: Runs December 2 through December 17 10:00 AM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Ring in the holidays at one of Northwest Ohio's most festive celebrations - Holidays in the Manor House. For over 40 years, community volunteers have transformed over 30 areas of the Manor House at Wildwood Preserve into a holiday wonderland. Tour the Manor House and see why over 25,000 people make Holidays in the Manor House an annual tradition. We are planning a new and exciting activities on the grounds surrounding the Manor House to add to your 2017 experience. Look for updates on our website  
12/2/17 Mitten Tree, Donate Hats, Gloves for Kids: Runs December 2 through December 17 10:00 AM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Guests are invited to bring donations of new hats, scarves and gloves to place n the Mitten Tree. Items collected will be donated to local children in need. The Mitten Tree is an annual project of the Volunteers in Parks.  
12/2/17 Holidays On A Carriage Ride   Wildwood Preserve Registration Closed
  Take a leisurely ride through scenic Wildwood Preserve aboard a carriage pulled by Molly and Sally, the mule team from Providence. This experience is being offered December 2, 3, 8, 9 and 10 to make your visit to Holidays in the Manor House even more memorable. Cost is $6 per rider, children under 5 free, if they sit on an adult's lap. All tickets will be sold online only. Ticket sales begin November 1, 2017  
12/2/17 Heralding the Holidays 10:00 AM Toledo Botanical Garden No Registration Required
  Come celebrate the wonders of the winter season as Toledo Botanical Garden’s Artist Village comes alive with the holiday spirit. The Resident Organizations, Studios, and Affiliates will all be open with original artwork and gifts for the holidays! There will also be food, drink, decorations, and much more! You don't want to miss this unique opportunity to support local artists and enjoy the stark winter beauty of your garden!  
12/2/17 Homesteading: Pioneering Christmas (All Ages) 11:00 AM Pearson No Registration Required
  Calling all pioneer of all ages, the Johlin Black Swamp Cabin is open to enjoy. Share in the holiday traditions of our Black Swamp ancestors and see how much home life has changed in 150 years. Join us any time between 11:00 am and 3:00 pm, lend a hand with the gingerbread house building or just explore.  


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