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6/28/17 Archery League - Beginner: Equipment Provided (Ages 8+) 5:30 PM Westwinds Register
  No equipment? No problem! Come test your skills in this unique 3D Archery League at Westwinds Metropark. The 30-target course has special features that will keep everyone coming back for more. Shoot from 2 platforms. a boat, a blind and more!

Metroparks Outdoor Skills Staff will help walk you through your first 3D league. Meetings are every Wednesday at 5:30 pm. The 1st week will consist of instruction on shooting and scoring. No sights or other special equipment will be utilized unless you took a 201 course with Metroparks.

Classes consist of:
Youth (up to 16)
Women Only
Open (Men and Women)

(When registering, please specify which class you will be in the special needs field. All youth participants will require a parent or guardian supervision at all times.)

This is a 6 week league. Please register only for the first program on June 28th.

Save the date! Metroparks will host a celebration and awards party at Westwinds Metroparks, September 19, 2017. 6-8 pm.

 
6/28/17 Members Only! Missionary Island Eco-Tour, Kayak Adventure: (Ages 12+) 6:00 PM Farnsworth Register
  Experience the natural beauty of the Maumee River with a naturalist. Paddle at your own pace with family and friends while viewing incredible scenery and wildlife. All boats and gear provided. Wear clothing and shoes to get wet(no cotton). All participants must be 12 or older; minors must be accompanied by an adult. Register all participants by calling Patty Morgenstern 419-407-9723._  
6/29/17 Wake Up with the Birds! 8:00 AM Wildwood Preserve Register
  Make Thursday mornings your bird watching time! Bring your favorite warm 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 areas for bird activity.  
6/29/17 Story Time in the Manor House: Gardening! (Ages 3-5) 10:30 AM Wildwood Preserve Register
  It's time to dig in and get our hands dirty while we talk about plants and gardening. We'll meet in the Manor House Library for some stories and crafts before taking a short hike outside. Register participating children only.  
6/29/17 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.  
6/29/17 Bootcamp Fitness: (Ages 16+) 6:00 PM Middlegrounds Registration Closed
  This is class 4 of 4 for the session. Please register for the first class only on June 20.

This bootcamp class will be a total body workout. You will use your body weight to increase muscle and improve your conditioning. It will be done in station format and we will take advantage of all the great areas Middlegrounds Metropark has to offer.

All abilities are welcome to join us in a fun, challenging, outdoor workout.

Participants should make sure they have proper footwear and a water bottle. An exercise mat is optional.

Program fees include 4 classes on June 20, 22, 27 and 29.

 
6/29/17 Ladies Night Out, Middlegrounds Eco-tour: Kayak Adventure (Adults) 6:30 PM Middlegrounds Registration Closed
  Ladies, this evening is just for you! Explore your city in a whole new way, enjoy the beauty of the Maumee River through Toledo by kayak. Paddle with a naturalist guide and learn some of the nature and history surrounding the new Middlegrounds Metropark.

Boat and gear provided. Dress to get wet (no cotton. Participants must be 16 or older. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Difficulty level: beginner; skill level required beginner; endurance required; low

 
6/30/17 CANCELLED: St...Art with Nature: Line (3 to 5 years olds) 10:00 AM Secor Register
  Little artist join a park interpreter to look at lines in nature on display in the gallery and on the trail. Children will create their own line centered masterpieces. At this hands-on experience designed to cultivate a love of art and the outdoors. Adult must accompany child. Register child only.  
6/30/17 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.  
6/30/17 Good Health Walk: a brisk walk on park trails 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.  
6/30/17 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.  
6/30/17 Open Late so make it a Date 5:00 PM Secor No Registration Required
  Itís Friday night and the gallery is open late so make it a date. Come experience the beautiful images at the National Center for Nature Photography, light refreshments, and, of course, your dear sweet.  
6/30/17 Cycle Circle, Glow Roll: 5 miles (All Ages) 10:00 PM Farnsworth Register
  Light up the night with friends on a 5 mile bike ride through your favorite parks. Check out the night sky and listen for the calls of the night. A naturalist will lead the way.

Be sure to bring your bike, bike lights and/or reflective gear, a full water bottle, helmet (required, some provided), bug spray and friends for an evening in the parks. Please dress appropriately for the weather.

 
7/1/17 Stewardship Work Day 9:00 AM Blue Creek Conservation Area Register
  Be a good steward of a natural resource Ė 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]
 
7/1/17 Try It! Archery: (Ages 5-7) 9:30 AM Swan Creek Preserve Register
  Ready, aim, fire! This program will provide an introduction to the sport of archery. Learn about the archery range and safety essentials, then try your hand at shooting. If you enjoy your Archery Try It, sign up for an in depth Archery 101 class!  
7/1/17 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.  
7/1/17 Try It! Archery: (Ages 8-12) 10:45 AM Swan Creek Preserve Register
  Ready, aim, fire! This program will provide an introduction to the sport of archery. Learn about the archery range and safety essentials, then try your hand at shooting. If you enjoy your Archery Try It, sign up for an in depth Archery 101 class!  
7/1/17 Homesteading: We all Scream for Ice Cream (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 150 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.  
7/1/17 Try It! Archery: (Ages 13+) 12:15 PM Swan Creek Preserve Register
  Ready, aim, fire! This program will provide an introduction to the sport of archery. Learn about the archery range and safety essentials, then try your hand at shooting. If you enjoy your Archery Try It, sign up for an in depth Archery 101 class!  
7/2/17 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.  
7/2/17 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.  
7/3/17 Volunteer Training: Wiregrass and Westwinds Park Highlights 1:00 PM Wiregrass Lake Register
  Park specific natural and cultural history, interpretation and seasonal plant and animal cycles are the focus of this outdoor field study. We begin at Wiregrass and then car caravan to Westwinds Metropark. Recommended for Metroparks Walk Leaders, Roving Interpreters, Wildlife Monitors, Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalists and Volunteer Trail Patrol(VMT).  
7/4/17 Great Black Swamp Frogs vs Woodstock, Ontario Actives: Vintage Baseball Game, 1860's Style 1:00 PM Wildwood Preserve No Registration Required
  The Great Black Swamp Frogs will challenge the Woodstock, Ontario Actives July 4th at Wildwood Preserveís Trailside Field from 1-3 p.m. These vintage baseball clubs play according to 1860ís rules and have met twice a season for 22 years on Canada Day in Woodstock and in Toledo on July 4th. Historically accurate equipment, uniforms and rules recreate baseball in the era before the Civil War. All are welcome to watch & cheer.  
7/5/17 Toddler Trails (Ages 18 months to 3) 10:00 AM Wildwood Preserve Register
  This outdoor, multi-sensory nature play and exploration introduces your toddlers to the natural world and promotes its preservation. Parents accompany and assist in their child's experience at the program. Register toddlers only.  
7/5/17 Good Health Walks: Adults 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.  
7/5/17 Stay Active Naturally: Walking Group (Ages 55 and Up) 2:00 PM Wildwood Preserve Register
  It's important to stay active at all ages and equally important to spend time in nature. Come move, learn and socialize as we take a gently paced nature walk around Wildwood. Dress accordingly for the weather and any age is welcome in this walking group.  
7/5/17 Try it! Kayaking: (Ages 8+) 6:00 PM Wiregrass Lake Register
  These one-hour programs give you the very basics. Give it a try to see if you want to sign up for a class or eco-tour!

All boats and other paddling gear provided; wear clothing and shoes to get wet (no cotton). Participants must be 8 or older, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Register all participants.

 
7/5/17 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.  
7/5/17 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.  
7/5/17 Try it! Kayaking: (Ages 8+) 7:30 PM Wiregrass Lake Register
  These one-hour programs give you the very basics. Give it a try to see if you want to sign up for a class or eco-tour!

All boats and other paddling gear provided; wear clothing and shoes to get wet (no cotton). Participants must be 8 or older, minors must be accompanied by an adult. Register all participants.

 

 

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