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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.

 
6/1/18 Good Health Walks 11:00 AM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Take a brisk walk on park trails to increase your heart rate and get the blood flowing. This is a 50 min walk and covers over 2 miles at a quick walking pace. There will be no walk on federal holidays.  
6/1/18 Tea at Stranleigh: First Ladies 11:30 AM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Our annual Patriotic Tea will honor our Nation's fabulous First Ladies! (Colors--USA Red, White and Blue)


The 2018 Tea season seating includes both reservation (11:30am-12:30pm) and non-reservation (walk-in) guests from 12:30pm onward.

Reservations open March 5, 2018. Please, call 419-407-9790.

 
6/1/18 Gallery Exhibition: Toledo Aerial Media (Aerials of Nature) 12:00 PM 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.  
6/2/18 Forest Bathing: Experience the Healing Powers of the Forest 9:00 AM Oak Openings Preserve Registration Closed
  Reduce stress and increase well-being! Experience a shortened version of a Forest Bathing journey as a certified guide leads you on this short, nonstrenuous walk. Feel the healing qualities of the forest with activities that invite you to connect with nature by using all of your senses. Please dress in layers for this rain or shine event and leave phones and cameras behind. For more information on Forest Bathing visit www.natureandforesttherapy.org.  
6/2/18 Homesteading: The Doctor is In (All Ages) 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 151 years. Join us anytime between 11:00-3:00 and lend a hand with the medicine or just explore the cabin.  
6/2/18 Gallery Exhibition: Toledo Aerial Media (Aerials of Nature) 12:00 PM 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.  
6/2/18 Evening on the Water Kayak Paddle 8:00 PM Farnsworth Registration Closed
  Enjoy the sunset on the Maumee River from a kayak, then explore the channels and inlets of Missionary Island by moonlight with a naturalist guide. Boats and gear will be provided. Dress to get wet (no cotton). For participants ages 13 and over. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Difficulty level: beginner, Skill level required: beginner, Endurance: medium.  
6/3/18 Historical Tours of the Manor House 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Enjoy a free guided tour of this over 30,000 square foot, Depression-era home and learn about the region's rich history or walk through the first floor in your own time. After touring the Manor House, save time to walk through the Ellen Biddle Shipman Gardens or walk the trails through the spectacular grounds of Wildwood Preserve.  
6/3/18 Gallery Exhibition: Toledo Aerial Media (Aerials of Nature) 12:00 PM 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.  
6/4/18 Good Health Walks 11:00 AM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Take a brisk walk on park trails to increase your heart rate and get the blood flowing. This is a 50 min walk and covers over 2 miles at a quick walking pace. There will be no walk on federal holidays.  
6/5/18 Volunteer Orientation 9:30 AM Wildwood Preserve Registration Closed
  Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Metroparks of the Toledo Area!
Prior to volunteering, all new volunteers are are encouraged to attend this orientation which enables the Volunteer Services staff to meet prospective volunteers, learn more about their interests,review park policies and procedures, and provide an overview of Metropark volunteer opportunities.

Orientations are held the first Tuesday of most months. [VMT]

 
6/5/18 Historical Tours of the Manor House 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Enjoy a free guided tour of this over 30,000 square foot, Depression-era home and learn about the region's rich history or walk through the first floor in your own time. After touring the Manor House, save time to walk through the Ellen Biddle Shipman Gardens or walk the trails through the spectacular grounds of Wildwood Preserve.  
6/5/18 Webelos, Into the WIld 5:30 PM Side Cut Registration Closed
  Hike through a variety of ecosystems found here in northwest Ohio and become an amateur naturalist! A drop off program. Dress for the weather; program runs rain or shine; comfortable close toed shoes and bug repellant recommended.  
6/5/18 Volunteer Training: Swan Creek Preserve Highlights 6:00 PM Swan Creek Preserve Registration Closed
  Park Specific natural and cultural history, interpretation and volunteerism are the focus of this outdoor training that feature a different Metropark each month. Open to all interested adults and recommended for Metropark Volunteers (VMT).  
6/5/18 Fallen Timbers Battlefield Preservation Commission 7:00 PM Fallen Timbers Battlefield No Registration Required
  The Battle of Fallen Timbers helped to shape American history. Help shape the future of this fascinating site by participating in Commission meetings. For further questions emails can be sent to jwiley@rcolaw.com, Julie Wiley President.  
6/6/18 Toddler Trails 10:00 AM Wildwood Preserve Registration Closed
  This outdoor, multi-sensory nature play and exploration introduces your toddler up to three years of age to the natural world and promotes its preservation. Parents accompany and assist in their child's experience at the program. Register toddlers only.  
6/6/18 Good Health Walks 11:00 AM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Take a brisk walk on park trails to increase your heart rate and get the blood flowing. This is a 50 min walk and covers over 2 miles at a quick walking pace. There will be no walk on federal holidays.  
6/6/18 Historical Tours of the Manor House 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Enjoy a free guided tour of this over 30,000 square foot, Depression-era home and learn about the region's rich history or walk through the first floor in your own time. After touring the Manor House, save time to walk through the Ellen Biddle Shipman Gardens or walk the trails through the spectacular grounds of Wildwood Preserve.  
6/6/18 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 popular Oregon Metropark.  
6/7/18 Wake Up With the Birds 8:00 AM Wildwood Preserve Registration Closed
  Make Thursday morning your bird watching time! Bring your favorite morning beverage and join us in Wildwood's Window on Wildlife for this informal viewing and interpretation of our feathered friends. At 8:30, we may venture out to take a quick look in nearby trees and meadows (optional). No birding experience necessary.  
6/7/18 Historical Tours of the Manor House 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Enjoy a free guided tour of this over 30,000 square foot, Depression-era home and learn about the region's rich history or walk through the first floor in your own time. After touring the Manor House, save time to walk through the Ellen Biddle Shipman Gardens or walk the trails through the spectacular grounds of Wildwood Preserve.  
6/7/18 Bright Beautiful Butterflies 1:00 PM Wildwood Preserve Registration Closed
  Summer is the best time to see a multitude of brightly colored butterflies drinking flower nectar. Learn what species of butterflies live and thrive in parks and backyards across Lucas County.  
6/7/18 Volunteer Orientation 5:30 PM Wildwood Preserve Registration Closed
  Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Metroparks of the Toledo Area!
Prior to volunteering, all new volunteers are are encouraged to attend this orientation which enables the Volunteer Services staff to meet prospective volunteers, learn more about their interests,review park policies and procedures, and provide an overview of Metropark volunteer opportunities.

Orientations are held the first Tuesday of most months. [VMT]

 
6/8/18 Good Health Walks 11:00 AM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Take a brisk walk on park trails to increase your heart rate and get the blood flowing. This is a 50 min walk and covers over 2 miles at a quick walking pace. There will be no walk on federal holidays.  
6/8/18 Historical Tours of the Manor House 12:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Enjoy a free guided tour of this over 30,000 square foot, Depression-era home and learn about the region's rich history or walk through the first floor in your own time. After touring the Manor House, save time to walk through the Ellen Biddle Shipman Gardens or walk the trails through the spectacular grounds of Wildwood Preserve.  
6/8/18 Gallery Exhibition: Toledo Aerial Media (Aerials of Nature) 12:00 PM 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.  
6/9/18 Playful Pastimes: Canal Times 11:00 AM Providence Registration Closed
  Come learn how children passed the time while riding on a canal boat. Enjoy a sampling of muffins made with stone ground flour from the Isaac Ludwig Mill and make a historic game to take home. Program includes an extended canal boat ride taking passengers to lesser traveled parts of Providence Metroparks restored Miami and Erie Canal. Please call (419) 407-9700 for registration. Children ages 3-12 $6, Adults $7, Seniors $6 and children 2 and under free.  
6/9/18 Gallery Exhibition: Toledo Aerial Media (Aerials of Nature) 12:00 PM 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.  
6/10/18 Click with Summer Walk (Families) 10:00 AM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  Summer is one of the most beautiful times of the year to photograph the beauty of nature. Bring your own Scan Disk (SD) memory card to keep your pictures and borrow a Metroparks Toledo camera, and hone your photographic skills in our beautiful Secor Metropark.  

 

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