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

Living History: John Muir, the Father of Our National Parks
Oct 20 @ 7:30 pm

Join us for a visit with John Muir. John Kolar, naturalist from Geauga County, will portray Muir who was instrumental in forming the National Park Service. Everyone welcome.

Bird Walk
Oct 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Enjoy an early morning walk with TWC Bird Club! All ages are welcome.

Playscape Playdate: BOO at the Playscape
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bats, Owls and Opossums are just some of the interesting night creatures that inhabit the Playscape when the children are in bed.  Come learn a few facts about night creatures and play games to test their amazing abilities.

Education Specialist Terri Brest will add fun activities and extra imagination during your Playscape visit. Join her any time during the play date to participate in the activities! In the event of inclement weather, an alternative indoor activity will be available.

Wild Edibles: Composting Tea Time
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Gardeners know that compost is wonderful stuff. But there’s something even better than plain old compost, and that’s compost tea.  Christy Miller of Rooster’s Organic will cover the benefits of different types of composted manure tea and how to make your own.  There would be a demonstration on how to “brew” this tea.  No preregistration is required.


Foxfield Preserve Info Session @ The Wilderness Center
Oct 21 @ 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.

Wilderness Sprouts: The Leaves & Me
Oct 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Let’s go on a leaf hike! Trees don’t need their leaves anymore, so we’ll use them for songs, action poems and art projects while we enjoy the colors of fall.

Wilderness Sprouts is a monthly program designed for children ages 3-5 and their adult. Each month will feature a different topic and include a lesson and experiment, a craft, and an outdoor adventure (weather permitting.) Adults will be given activities to continue the learning experience at home.

Free for members; donation requested for non-members.

Astronomy Club Meeting
Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm
Woodcarvers’ Club Meeting
Oct 28 @ 9:00 am
Nature Photography Club Meeting
Oct 28 @ 9:30 am
Wilderness Walk
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Learn the natural history of the area and season. Spend a morning on a walk around one of the trails with at TWC guide!


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