Calendar

All programs meet at the Interpretive Building, unless otherwise noted.

Sep
1
Thu
Nature Musik: Still Summer!
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

This class is designed for children ages 2-4 with an adult partner. Be prepared to sing, dance, play simple instruments and be active with your child! We will do basic rhythm, tonal and movement activities, all based on the seasonal nature that is happening outside the window.

Sep
2
Fri
Star Watch and Planetarium Show @ The Wilderness Center
Sep 2 @ 8:00 pm

The Wilderness Center Astronomy Club members present a planetarium show about the night sky. If it is clear, you can observe celestial objects through different types of telescopes.

Sep
3
Sat
TWC Readers’ Group
Sep 3 @ 2:00 pm
Sep
6
Tue
Science-to-Go: What’s that Critter Doing Here? Species Adaptations & Population Dynamics
Sep 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Why do certain plants and animals survive and thrive in some parts of the world but not in others? How come populations of living things don’t just keep reproducing to the point where they get out of hand? What does “carrying capacity” mean anyways?
Cost: Per Program: $10 members / $15 non-members;
Entire Series: $75 members / $115 non-members (advance purchase/non-refundable) 

Sep
7
Wed
Monarch Watch
Sep 7 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Help the Monarchs by helping to collect data for Monarch Watch’s citizen-science program. Children and adults will help catch the Monarchs using nets, and Naturalist Lynda Price will place the tags on the butterflies. Cancelled if raining.

Sep
8
Thu
Homeschool Thursday: Meet a Tree
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Discover how each tree is a magnificent combination of efficiency and beauty.

Sep
9
Fri
Monarch Watch
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Help the Monarchs by helping to collect data for Monarch Watch’s citizen-science program. Children and adults will help catch the Monarchs using nets, and Naturalist Lynda Price will place the tags on the butterflies. Cancelled if raining.

Sep
10
Sat
Woodcarver’s Club
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am
Arthropod Day
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Arthropods are animals with an exoskeleton! They include insects, spiders, millipedes, centipedes and potato bugs! Learn about the diversity of all the arthropods that can be found with a day of activities, crafts and fun. See these creatures up close with the OARDC Bug Zoo, catch arthropods, play insect games, and more.

Planetarium Show @ The Wilderness Center
Sep 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Astronomy Club members will present an informational program on the night sky during the day! Learn the latest astronomical sightings and seasonal constellations.


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