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Wildwood Park

717-221-0292||www.wildwoodlake.org

Upcoming Events

March 2019

Free

Bird Walk: Waterfowl and Early Migrants

March 27 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way PA 17110 United States + Google Map

Meet at the South Parking Lot at the entrance to the Towpath Trail for this early migration bird walk with volunteers Rick and Peg Price, expect good diversity of waterfowl and some early songbird migrants.

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$20.00

Fly-tying Classes with Doc Fritchey Chapter of Trout Unlimited

March 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Thursday, repeating until March 28, 2019

Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way PA 17110 United States + Google Map

The Doc Fritchey Chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold a 6-week evening course on introductory fly-tying at the Olewine Nature Center. The class will be conducted on 6 consecutive Thursday evenings beginning on February 21. Instructors include experienced members of Trout Unlimited. Materials generously provided. Adults and youth 10 years and older are welcome. Space is limited. Register at www.wildwoodlake.org/events.

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April 2019

$10.00

Webelo Scout Program: Into the Woods

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way PA 17110 United States + Google Map

Did you ever wonder what the woods would be like without trees? Discover the many wood products we use every day. Learn to identify trees as we hike the park. Please bring a drink, snack and lunch. Dress for indoor and outdoor activities and wear sneakers or other closed-toed shoes. Register at www.wildwoodlake.org/events.

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$5.00

Kids Discover: Fish

April 7 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way PA 17110 United States + Google Map

The wetlands of wildwood are teeming with life below the surface. Discover and learn about these unique aquatic critters as you observe them up close and personal in the lab. We will spend time inside and along the creekbank as we collect our underwater specimens. Ages 5-10 are $5.00 per child and parents are free to attend. Register at www.wildwoodlake.org/events.

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Free

Art In The Wild Lecture by Ted Prescott

April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way PA 17110 United States + Google Map

Wildwood Park is pleased to welcome Ted Prescott, a local PA sculptor and writer, as judge and lecturer for Art In The Wild 2019. Ted was awarded as a Distinguished Professor of Art at Messiah College and is currently an Emeritus Professor of Art. Prescott will talk about the sources and inspiration he has found in the work of other artists and discuss the ways in which the natural world has shaped his sculpture. He will describe the processes involved…

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Free

Art In The Wild 2019 Exhibit

April 13 @ 7:00 am - October 31 @ 7:00 pm
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way PA 17110 United States + Google Map

Visit naturally inspired trailside creations along Wildwood Park's wandering trails and wetlands. Using mostly natural materials, artists have constructed large and small installations. A map-brochure about the exhibit is available.

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Free

Clean Up Your Earth Day

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way PA 17110 United States + Google Map

Take this opportunity to work outside and help Wildwood's continued park and habitat enhancement projects. Tools and work gloves provided. Registration is required for groups of six or more. Go to www.wildwoodlake.org. Assume the work day is cancelled if it is raining.

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Free

Stress Relief Walk

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way PA 17110 United States + Google Map

Walk off the stress of the work day with a self-guided hike at Wildwood Park. The 3-mile walk on easy trails with short climbs will be at your own pace. Meet at the Olewine Nature Center. Bring water and wear comfortable walking shoes. Check www.wildwoodlake.org for cancellation information in case of inclement weather.

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Free

Flower Walk: Dutchman’s Breeches and Trout Lilies

April 14 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way PA 17110 United States + Google Map

Join volunteer Cara Martinez-Williams to look for early spring flowers such as Dutchman's breeches, trout lilies, spring beauties and flowering trees. Learn interesting facts about these early spring bloomers.

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Free

Dauphin County Egg Hunt

April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way PA 17110 United States + Google Map

Thousands of plastic eggs filled with candy are scattered on the eat lawn. Hunts are scheduled for ages 2-3 at 2:30; ages 4-5 at 2:45; ages 6-7 at 3:00 and ages 8-9 at 3:15. A special egg hunt for children who are visually impaired will be held at 3:30. Face painting, pony rides and children's activities provided.

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Free

Get In Shape Walk

April 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way PA 17110 United States + Google Map

Walking is a great way to get in shape. Enjoy a self-guided 3-mile walk at Wildwood Park on level trails. This walk starts at the nature center, heads up the Towpath Trail, and returns by the same route, avoiding the hills on the east side of the park. Meet at the Olewine Nature Center. Bring water and wear comfortable walking shoes. Check www.wildwoodlake.org for cancellation information in case of inclement weather.

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Free

Wetlands Festival

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way PA 17110 United States + Google Map

Explore Wildwood Park's treasured wetlands with a day of free, fun, and educational activities. Special guess include musicians Tom Jolin and Steven Courtney. Throughout the day, enjoy wildlife exhibits, displays, walks, talks, as well as a great representation of local and regional environmental organizations. There is something for everyone.

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May 2019

Free

Garden Faire

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way PA 17110 United States + Google Map

Celebrate spring! Visitors can browse through plant sales and craft tents, choosing among over forty vendors. Enjoy the Needle Arts Exhibit at the Mansion - admission charged. for the public's pleasure, tasty food is available at the Cafe'; an art show and sale are also offered. mid-1800s dancing, exhibits on Victorian daily life, garden chats, children's activities, as well as cakewalks to live music roundout the day.

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