Calendar

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

May
29
Fri
Astronomy Meet-Up
May 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Meet at the Astronomy Education Building and our club will talk about astronomy, telescopes and observing, then have a short business meeting.  Check our website at www.twcac.org or our Facebook page for updated information.

 

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May
30
Sat
Foxfield Preserve Info Session @ Interpretive Building
May 30 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Foxfield Preserve is a nature preserve cemetery at TWC. Natural burial is an economical, environmentally friendly alternative to modern burial. A natural burial at Foxfield Preserve leaves a permanent legacy for your family, community and the natural world. Free informational sessions are held monthly at TWC. Visit foxfieldpreserve.org for 2015 dates.

Jun
5
Fri
Star Watch & Planetarium Show @ Astronomy Education Building
Jun 5 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm

The public is invited to visit us for our Public Star Watch.  We will have a planetarium show about the night sky followed by observing, if weather permits.  We will explore the Universe with our new telescope in the observatory.  We may see Jupiter, Saturn and a few galaxies after the Sun sets. Star Watches provide guests a chance to see different types of telescopes in action. This program is provided by The Wilderness Center Astronomy Club – all ages are welcome and the program is free!

Jun
6
Sat
Outdoor Photography
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Expert photographer, Steve Upperman, takes pictures for TWC publications. Join him to learn about advanced digital photography techniques. The class will begin indoors and then move outdoors as you practice taking landscape and macro photographs. Bring your camera and the camera’s instruction manual. Cell phone and point and shoot cameras are also welcome! Cost is $5.00 for the session and the class is limited to the first 12 participants who register. Class will be conducted rain or shine.

Jun
8
Mon
Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Class
Jun 8 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Learn about Ohio’s natural history! The Ohio Certified Naturalists Program (OCVN) is a training program run through Ohio State Extension. Classes are conducted at TWC with some field trips. Participants complete training in geology, plants, insects, birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, ecology, stewardship and interpretation. Limited to 20 participants. $195/person includes instruction, books, and curriculum materials. Contact Carrie at carrie@wildernesscenter.org

Jun
9
Tue
Environment Investigators: Wetlands Exploration
Jun 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Wetlands are important homes for plants and animals. Learn about the different types of wetlands on TWC property and catch some pond insects to see up close. Environment Investigators’ programs are geared for all ages of children working with adults. Free, no preregistration required.

Jun
10
Wed
Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Class
Jun 10 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Learn about Ohio’s natural history! The Ohio Certified Naturalists Program (OCVN) is a training program run through Ohio State Extension. Classes are conducted at TWC with some field trips. Participants complete training in geology, plants, insects, birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, ecology, stewardship and interpretation. Limited to 20 participants. $195/person includes instruction, books, and curriculum materials. Contact Carrie at carrie@wildernesscenter.org

Jun
12
Fri
Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Class
Jun 12 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Learn about Ohio’s natural history! The Ohio Certified Naturalists Program (OCVN) is a training program run through Ohio State Extension. Classes are conducted at TWC with some field trips. Participants complete training in geology, plants, insects, birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, ecology, stewardship and interpretation. Limited to 20 participants. $195/person includes instruction, books, and curriculum materials. Contact Carrie at carrie@wildernesscenter.org

Jun
13
Sat
Woodcarvers Club
Jun 13 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Join the Woodcarver’s Club to learn about woodcarving.

Jun
15
Mon
Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist Class
Jun 15 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Learn about Ohio’s natural history! The Ohio Certified Naturalists Program (OCVN) is a training program run through Ohio State Extension. Classes are conducted at TWC with some field trips. Participants complete training in geology, plants, insects, birds, mammals, reptiles and amphibians, ecology, stewardship and interpretation. Limited to 20 participants. $195/person includes instruction, books, and curriculum materials. Contact Carrie at carrie@wildernesscenter.org


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