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4/5/17 Stay Active Naturally: Walking Group for 55+ 2:00 PM Wildwood Preserve Waiting List
  Join us every Wednesday beginning April 5 through June 28 to get moving, socialize and learn from a Metroparks naturalist on this slow stroll along Wildwood's paved or gravel trails. Designed especially for 55 and older, but any age is welcome to join the fun.  
5/6/17 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 www.metroparkstoledo.com/volunteer. 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]
 
5/6/17 Forest Therapy Guided Walk Sampler 9:00 AM Oak Openings Preserve Registration Closed
  Reduce stress and increases well-being! Experience a shortened version of a Forest Therapy journey as a certified guide leads you on this short, nonstrenuous walk designed around activities that invite you to connect with nature by using all of your senses and staying in the present moment. Please dress in layers for this rain or shine event and leave phones and cameras behind. For details, call 419-699-3169. For information on Forest Therapy visit www.natureandforesttherapy.org.  
5/6/17 Singletrack Bike Trail Work Day 9:00 AM Oak Openings Preserve Registration Closed
  A singletrack bike trail is on its way to being completed! This trail is being built at Oak Openings Preserve with the help of volunteers. An estimated 1,000 hours of volunteer time will be needed to construct this trail. Wear long pants, bug spray and sunblock. Bring your gloves, a water bottle and an attitude to get it done. Ages 14+
To find out how to get involved, please go to MetroparksToledo.com/mtb and scroll down to the bottom of the page to find out how to sign up and volunteer. [PVD]
 
5/6/17 Gallery Exhibition 10:00 AM Secor No Registration Required
  Exhibits from the nation’s 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.  
5/6/17 Homesteading: Planting Time (All Ages) 11:00 AM Pearson No Registration Required
  Calling all pioneers of all ages, the Johlin Black Swamp Cabin is open. Home life has changed in the last 150 years. It is time to plant the kitchen garden. Lend a hand or just explore.  
5/6/17 CANCELLED:Cycle Circle: Overnight Bike Trip, 40 miles 1:30 PM Secor Registration Closed
  Ever dream of going on a bike trip but not sure how or where to start? Here is your opportunity to camp out and explore the different Metroparks in a whole new way on this overnight bike trip.

The bike trip will begin at Secor Metropark in the National Center for Nature Photography parking lot, travel a total of 38.5 miles and end Sunday, May 7 at the same parking lot just in time for lunch. The trip will consist of 19 miles the first day and 20 miles the second day. All cyclist and camping levels are welcome to this beginner's cycling trip program.

One tent spot at a group campsite, certain bike gear (courtesy of Toledo Mountain Mentors), certain camping gear and a guide fee will be included in the registration fee. Food is not included.

The ride will include a stop at the new single track trail located at the Springbrook parking lot in Oak Openings.

*Please note we require all participants to attend the pre-trip information session on Sunday, April 30 from 7-8:30p.m. at the National Center for Nature Photography in Secor Metropark.

 
5/6/17 CANCELLED:Archery 101: Ages 8-15 3:00 PM Westwinds Registration Closed
  Session 2 of 2. Please register for 4/29 program only.

Transform into an arrow-slinging archer in two sessions. Get the tools to safely navigate the range, become familiar with basic archery equipment & start working on precision and accuracy.

Registration fee includes both sessions. Register only if you can attend both. Only Metroparks equipment may be used. First session is Saturday April 29, 2017. Second session is Saturday May 6, 2017. Both session's are from 3:00pm till 4:30pm.

 

 

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