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  Date Title Time Park Register
10/2/16 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.  
10/2/16 Try-it: Archery: Ages 16+ 12:30 PM Side Cut Register
  These one-hour programs give you the very basics of archery. Give it a try to see if you want to sign up for a class!
 
10/2/16 Dragonfly Farewell 1:00 PM Wiregrass Lake Register
  Fly on over the Wiregrass Lake and say farewell to the last dragonflies of the year. Chase meadowhawks and dance after darners in a nature walk around the pond.  
10/2/16 Cycle Circle: Family Bike Ride: Color Tour, 3 miles 1:00 PM Providence Register
  Let’s ride! Each week explore our beautiful natural resources at different Metroparks with a naturalist and keep your family on track for a healthier lifestyle. All skill levels and bikes are welcome. Focusing on the river habitat, we will pause along the route to enjoy the changing colors during this 3 mile ride. A basic bike repair and safety course will be offered during this program. Please bring your bike, helmet (required), wear reflective gear and/or lights, bring a water bottle and dress appropriately for the weather.  
10/2/16 Try-it: Archery: Ages 5-7 2:00 PM Side Cut Register
  These one-hour programs give you the very basics of archery. Give it a try to see if you want to sign up for a class!
 
10/3/16 Calling All Scouts!: Girl Scouts CadettesTrailblazing 5:30 PM Oak Openings Preserve Register
  Experience a day of adventure preparation complete with trip planning, challenging teambuilding activities, menu planning, and trailblazing skills like orienteering. This session prepares the mind, body, and belly for an overnight backpacking excursion.
 
10/4/16 Volunteer Orientation 9:30 AM Wildwood Preserve Register
  Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Metroparks! 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 current volunteer needs,review park policies and procedures, and provide an overview of Metropark volunteer opportunities.

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

 
10/4/16 Side Cut Explorer   Side Cut Register
  Travel along the banks of the Maumee River and down the canal towpath. A naturalist highlights the scenery, as passengers relax in Metroparks wheelchair accessible, open-air trolley. Program runs every Tuesday, June through October.  
10/4/16 Archery Range Time: Static Range, Adults and Kids 8+ 5:30 PM Westwinds Metropark Register
  These programs are designed for those that do not have their own equipment, but who have attended one of our Try-it: Archery, Archery 101 or 201 courses. Participants will only get a refresher on the rules.
 
10/4/16 Fallen Timbers Battlefield Preservation Commission: Annual Meeting 7:00 PM Fallen Timbers Battlefield No Registration Required
  Join board members at the annual meeting as the Commission discusses the exciting plans and wraps up the first year that the Battlefield site was open to the public. Following a brief business meeting and election of officers,refreshments will be available. For additional information, email President Dave Westrick at evadwest@buckeye-express.com  
10/4/16 CANCELLED: Evening on the Water: Canoe Adventure, Ages 4+ 7:30 PM Side Cut Register
  Experience the magic of the evening from the water as you enjoy a leisurely and relaxing nature paddle.  
10/5/16 Tales and Trails (Ages 3-5): Sensational Seeds 10:00 AM Side Cut Register
  Weekly fun for our youngest park visitors. Preschoolers, toddlers, and their guardians enjoy story time, a walk and create a nature craft to take home. There is a different theme each week and several locations to choose from.  
10/5/16 Toddler Trails 10:00 AM Wildwood Preserve Register
  This outdoor, multi-sensory nature play and exploration introduces your toddlers up to three years of age to the natural world and promotes preservation. Parent accompany and assist in their child's experience at the program. Register toddlers only.  
10/5/16 Stranleigh Estate Tour 2:00 PM Wildwood Preserve Register
  Stories from the Stranahan Estate come to life in this leisurely walking tour of the outbuildings at Wildwood Preserve. Discover how continuing preservation efforts, lasting over 70 years, maintained the timeless beauty of the land to complement the Manor House. Historical photos and stories from former workers at the estate transport visitors back to Toledo's golden years.  
10/5/16 Senior Stroll 2:00 PM Wildwood Preserve Register
  Get some fresh air and get outdoors. We will take a short leisurely stroll on a flat paved or stone trail while enjoying Wildwood's fall beauty. Perfect for someone who is just getting started walking in the park.  
10/5/16 In Search of Fall Color 2:30 PM Pearson Register
  Brilliant fall color is on its way. Discover where and when it hits first in the Metroparks by taking a nice brisk walk through the park with an interpretive guide.  
10/5/16 Singletrack Bike Trail Volunteer Day 4:00 PM Oak Openings Preserve Register
  Build the trail. Create the flow. A singletrack bike trail is coming soon! This trail will be 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. Bring your gloves, a water bottle and an attitude to get it done. Meet at the Springbrook Picnic Area, 4600 Waterville-Swanton Rd. Please be prompt as we will head out to the trail from our meeting location. Running late? Call Brad at 419-350-1740. [PVD]  
10/5/16 In Search of Fall Color 4:30 PM Wildwood Preserve Register
  Brilliant fall color is on its way. Discover where and when it hits first in the Metroparks by taking a nice brisk walk through the park with an interpretive guide.  
10/5/16 Active 55! Try-it: Kayaks: Ages 55+ 5:00 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 kayak programs are partially funded by a grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Watercraft.  
10/5/16 In Search of Fall Color 6:30 PM Oak Openings Preserve Register
  Brilliant fall color is on its way. Discover where and when it hits first in the Metroparks by taking a nice brisk walk through the park with an interpretive guide.  
10/5/16 Wednesday Walkabout: Prairies a Popping 6:30 PM Secor Register
  Secor's restored prairie is abundant with seeds! Come check out the varieties,textures and colors found while learning how local homeowners are restoring their backyards with native plants.  
10/5/16 Friends of Pearson 7:00 PM Pearson No Registration Required
  Join the Friends of Pearson at this information meeting about Pearson Metropark.  
10/6/16 Wake Up with the Birds! 8:00 AM Wildwood Preserve Register
  Make Thursday mornings for the birds! Bring your favorite warm beverage and join us in Wildwood's Window on Wildlife to observe and interpret the feathered friends visiting the feeders.  
10/6/16 Oak Openings: Fall Color Bus Tour 10:00 AM Secor Register
  Join the Metroparks for a fun morning in search of fall color. Using the Metroparks Minibus, we will be traveling to several locations to find the beautiful red, orange, and yellows of fall. Minibus can accommodate two wheelchairs, please add a note at registration if you will be using a wheelchair.  
10/6/16 Reduce, Reuse, Recycle to Create 4:00 PM Side Cut Register
  Art goes green! Waste, and how we choose to handle it, affects our world's environment—that's YOUR environment. The waste humans create has to be carefully controlled to be sure that it does not harm your environment and your health. Art can be an environmentally sustainable and responsible manner to deal with waste. Join Metroparks and Scrap 4 Art, Thursday afternoons in the park getting your creative on using waste materials to create something new. Every week a different project will be created using surplus donations from Scrap 4 Art. Register all attending program.  
10/6/16 Calling All Scouts!: Girl Scout Brownies Bugs 5:00 PM Wiregrass Lake Register
  Don't squish it! Explore these creepy crawlies and find out why they are so important. Make a craft, discover bug homes and go on an insect hunt.
 
10/6/16 Volunteer Orientation/Closed 5:30 PM Wildwood Preserve Registration Closed
  Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Metroparks! 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 current volunteer needs,review park policies and procedures, and provide an overview of Metropark volunteer opportunities.

Orientations are held the first Tuesday and Thrusday of most months.

 
10/6/16 Geocache: Beginners Guide: Color Hunt 6:00 PM Wildwood Preserve Register
  Search the Metroparks for clues using GPS units to solve a puzzle. Learn how to use a gps unit and a fun excuse to get outside. Participants are encouraged to bring a full reusable water bottle and their curiosity. Dress for the weather.  
10/6/16 Cycle Circle: Pokemon Go Ride 6:00 PM Off-Site Register
  Catch"em all on this Pokémon Go bike ride 6 miles from the Rocket Hall Bike Share Station at the University of Toledo to beautiful Wildwood Metropark & back to UT. Hatch an egg and find new Pokémon on this University/Parks Trail. Stop along the route to look at natural features and catch Pokémon. This free ride is in collaboration with UT Cycle Club.  
10/7/16 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.  

 

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