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Oakwoods Nature Preserve

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1400 Oakwoods Lane
Findlay, OH 45840
419-425-7275

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April 2017

Homeschoolers in the Park

April 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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Every month on the first Wednesday until June 7, 2017
Returning for its second year is a series of 10 classes for homeschooled students. Come out on the first Wednesday of each month from September to June to explore different science-based curriculum programs such as earth, space, and life science.… Find out more »
Free

Jupiter

April 7 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
On Friday, April 7, Jupiter will be as close to the earth as it will be all year and with its face fully illuminated by the sun. Learn about Jupiter and its moons in our portable planetarium and then head… Find out more »
Free

Bat Superheroes: Open House

April 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Find out what makes bats the superheroes of the animal kingdom. Learn about echolocation, their winged hands, and their ability to survive in many different climates. Explore their special adaptations with hands-on activities and crafts. Meet at the Discovery Center.  … Find out more »
Free

Discovery Story: Eat like Birds

April 10 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Birds eat a variety of foods and have many different types of beaks to help with this process. See who eats what and how through a story, craft and beak related activities. You can even try feeding with your own… Find out more »
$15

Spring Break Camp: Owl about Birds!

April 11 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
We’ll spend a day learning about different kinds of birds in Ohio and then hit the trail to see how many birds can be identified. We’ll also play games, dissect owl pellets, and make bird feeders to take home. You… Find out more »
$15

Spring Break Camp: Plants Palooza

April 12 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Spring is on the way and wildflowers are getting ready to pop up. Spend the day learning about Ohio’s beautiful wildflowers and go out on a hike to look for them. You will plant your very own seeds to start… Find out more »
$15

Spring Break Camp: Camping 101

April 13 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Has your child ever thought about going to camp in the summer? Do you wonder about the different activities and where your child can go? Would you like for your child to try it before attending a camp this summer?… Find out more »

Wee Ones: Spring has Sprung!

April 17 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Signs of spring are beginning to pop up everywhere – if you know where to look! Birds are chirping, tree buds are opening, and the wildflowers are showing their beautiful blossoms. Come and listen to a springtime story and take… Find out more »
Free

Impact Series: Invasive Species

April 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Invasive species can have a huge and long-lasting impact on our Ohio native landscape. However, many people unknowingly have invasive species in their own backyard! Come and learn about Ohio’s most common non-native plant species and learn what you can… Find out more »
May 2017
$10

Archery Basics for Adults

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Come out for an archery class led by a certified archery instructor. All necessary equipment and targets will be provided. You will have the opportunity to learn the basics of archery along with safety measures, while shooting arrows at several… Find out more »

Homeschoolers in the Park

May 3 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the first Wednesday until June 7, 2017
Returning for its second year is a series of 10 classes for homeschooled students. Come out on the first Wednesday of each month from September to June to explore different science-based curriculum programs such as earth, space, and life science.… Find out more »

Discovery Story: Down in the Dirt

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Time to get down and dirty as the kids get up close and personal with dirt. In addition to a story about soil, our worm bin will be on hand to explore and seeds will be available for planting. Dirt… Find out more »
$10

Archery for Children

May 13 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Join our certified educators in learning the basics of archery. You’ll learn about which eye is your dominant eye, archery equipment, and of course, how to shoot an arrow. Once you’ve learned how to shoot, you can test your skills… Find out more »
Free

Summer Blooms of Ohio: Open House

May 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ohio has a wide array of beautiful, native wildflowers. May is an excellent month to tour the bloom display around the state, but if you aren’t able to plan a road trip, don’t worry. There are hundreds of beautiful summertime… Find out more »
Free

Wee Ones: Things with Wings

May 15 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Bring the children out and see how many things with wings you can find in the Discovery Center. Do you have wings? What are wings good for? Whose wings are the largest in the world? There will be a story… Find out more »
Free

Viewing Mercury

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
This week Mercury will reach its greatest western elongation from the sun. This means that Mercury will be at its highest point above the horizon in the morning sky. The planet can be easily viewed low in the eastern sky… Find out more »
June 2017

Homeschoolers in the Park

June 7 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the first Wednesday until June 7, 2017
Returning for its second year is a series of 10 classes for homeschooled students. Come out on the first Wednesday of each month from September to June to explore different science-based curriculum programs such as earth, space, and life science.… Find out more »
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