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

Wilderness Walk
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn the natural history of the area and season. Spend an afternoon on a walk around one of the trails with a Wilderness Center guide!

Nature Musik: Fall is Here
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 10:45 am

This class is designed for children ages 2-4 with an adult partner. We practice basic rhythm and tonal skills while singing and moving about seasonal things happening in nature as well as learning some of the natural history of our area. Be prepared to be interactive with your child and learn something new.

Astronomy Club Meeting @ The Wilderness Center
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Stellarium @ The Wilderness Center
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm

Stellarium is a free to download software program that allows people to use their home computers to depict the sky for a location at a specific time. The program calculates the positions of stars, planets and even artificial satellites. Stellarium can be used to demonstrate the motions of objects that inhabit the sky above. Brian Gray will demonstrate some of the more commonly used features of Stellarium and how it can be used to help plan observing sessions or be used for educational purposes.


Beginner Woodcarver Class
Oct 26 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm

TWC Woodcarvers will offer an informative one-day class on the fundamentals of the art of carving. No experience necessary.
Cost: $15, Includes coffee, donuts, lunch and all materials. Tools will be provided. Register by Oct. 20. Class limited to 15.

Nature Photo Club: Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains @ The Wilderness Center
Oct 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Our speaker, Erin Stiffler, will share a unique perspective on the native wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains, utilizing macro photography to highlight the fine details of flowers while allowing backdrops to blur into dreamy, vast mountain vistas. It will also provide a look into the adventures that led to the creative processes of a young artist and entrepreneur. A short business meeting will include the election of officers for 2020.

Woodcarvers Club Meeting @ The Wilderness Center
Oct 26 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Runners of The Wilderness Center
Oct 26 @ 1:00 pm

The Runners of The Wilderness Center are a group of members who meet once a week for friendship and to enjoy our trails. Every pace is welcome!

Playscape Playdate: Twosome Tree Hike
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Bring a friend or family member and help each other on a rope hike between the trees in the Playscape area.  Maneuver your partner around or among but never beyond the trees.

Join us at the Nature Playscape as we add fun activities and extra imagination to your visit. Stop by any time during the Playdate to participate in the activities! Outdoor fun, so dress for the weather!

Environment Investigators: “Creepy” Critters
Oct 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come face to face with the animals we sometimes consider creepy! Distinguish truth from fiction, and gain a new appreciation for our creepiest wild critters!

Environment Investigators’ programs are geared for all ages of children working with adults. Programs are free for members, a donation is appreciated from non-members.

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