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Wildwood Lake

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100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
717-221-0292 www.wildwoodlake.org

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May 2017
Free

Art In The Wild

May 24 @ 7:00 am - October 31 @ 8:30 pm
Wildwood Lake, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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Come visit Art In The Wild, an intriguing exhibit of outdoor environmental art sited along the park's wandering trails and water pools. Using natural materials, regional artists have constructed large and small installations. A map-brochure about the exhibit is available.

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July 2017
Free

Saturday Morning Bird Walk

July 1 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Wildwood Lake, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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Get to know some of the common birds of Wildwood Park with volunteer Audrey Zajac. The will will begin along Wildwood Way and the Towpath. Pre-registration is not required.

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Free

Beginner’s Yoga & Walk

July 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Wildwood Lake, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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Join yoga instructor Traci Wolfe for a guided 3.1-mile walk around Wildwood at a pace that will warm the body with stops along the way for simple yoga exercises. The walk will begin in the front of the nature center. Pre-registration is not required. Assume cancelled if it is raining. Dress for the weather. Appropriate for ages 12 through adult.

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Free

Volunteer Work Day

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildwood Lake, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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Take this opportunity to work outside and help Wildwood's continued park and habitat enhancement projects. Tools and work gloves will be provided. In an effort to reduce plastic usage, bring along a water bottle; refreshments will be available. Pre-registration is not required; please let us know if you are bringing a group of six or more. Assume the work day is cancelled if it is raining.

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Free

Flower Walk: Still More Blooms

July 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wildwood Lake, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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Join volunteer Cara Martinez-Williams to search and view Joe-Pye weed, pokeweed, three species of monarda and two species of jewelweed. Learn how these flowers were names and some of their early and even modern day uses. Pre-registration is not required.

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Free

Flower Walk: Still More Blooms

July 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wildwood Lake, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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Join volunteer Cara Martinez-Williams to search and view Joe-Pye weed, pokeweed, three species of monarda and two species of jewelweed. Learn how these flowers were named and some of their early and even modern day uses. Pre-registration is not required.

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Free

Stress Relief Walk

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wildwood Lake, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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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 sturdy shoes. Check www.wildwoodlake.org for cancellation information in case of rain. Pre-registration is not required.

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$5.00

Kids Discover: Birds of Wildwood

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Wildwood Lake, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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Join a park naturalist at the Nature Center to look at artifacts of birds that inhabit Wildwood Park! After an overview of the birds and their adaptations to different habitat, there will be a walk on the boardwalk to look for some of the birds that you just learned about. This program is suitable for children 5-10 and their parents. Pre-registration is required; please call 717-221-0292.

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Free

Get in Shape Walk

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wildwood Lake, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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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, continues to the 1.5 mile marker 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 shoes. Check www.wildwoodlake.org for cancellation information in case of rain. Pre-registration is not required.

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August 2017
$5.00

Kids Discover: Mammals of Wildwood

August 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Wildwood Lake, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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Join a park naturalist at the Nature Center to look at artifacts of mammals that inhabit Wildwood Park! After an overview of the creatures and their adaptations to different habitats, there will be a walk on the boardwalk to look for some of the mammals that you just learned about. This program is suitable for children ages 5-10 and their parents. Pre-registration is required; please call 717-221-0292.

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Free

Beginner’s Yoga and Walk

August 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Wildwood Lake, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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Join yoga instructor Traci Wolfe for a guided 3.1-mile walk around Wildwood at a pace that will warm the body with stops along the way for simple yoga exercises. The walk will begin in the front of the nature center. Pre-registration is not required. Assume cancelled if it is raining. Dress for the weather. Appropriate for ages 12 through adults.

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Free

Stress Relief Walk

August 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wildwood Lake, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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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 sturdy shoes. Check www.wildwoodlake.org for cancellation information in case of rain. Pre-registration is not required.

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Free

Volunteer Work Day

August 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildwood Lake, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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Take this opportunity to work outside and help Wildwood's continued park and habitat enhancement projects. Tools and work gloves will be provided. In an effort to reduce plastic usage, bring along a water bottle; refreshments will be available. Pre-registration is not required; please let us know if you are bringing a group of six or more. Assume the work day is cancelled if it is raining.

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Free

Flower Walk: Heat Tolerant Plants

August 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Wildwood Lake, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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Join volunteer Cara Martinez-Williams to see some of the wetland plants, such as American lotus and the rose mallows, along the North Boardwalk. Common ragweed, responsible for a great deal of allergic response, will be identified along the trail. Pre-registration is not required.

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Free

Get in Shape Walk

August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wildwood Lake, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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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, continues to the 1.5 mile marker 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 shoes. Check www.wildwoodlake.org for cancellation information in case of rain. Pre-registration is not required.

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Free

Sunday Evening Bird Walk

August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wildwood Lake, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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Come on this evening walk with volunteer Audrey Zajac and learn about the birds that can be found at Wildwood. The walk will be along Wildwood Way and the Towpath. Pre-registration is not required.

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$10.00

Cadette Girl Scout Workshop: Night Owl

August 26 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wildwood Lake, 100 Wildwood Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110 United States
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Night has captured human imagination since the dawn of time. With modern urbanization it's easy to overlook the mysteries and beauty of the world when the sun goes down. So grow your imagination and expand what you know. Turn out the lights, tune in your senses, and step out into the night! Note: This program takes place from 4:30pm - 9:00pm.

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