Welcome to WITF’s Local Events Calendar!
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.Find out more »
Join a naturalist for a leisurely walk with a focus on tree identification. Why do some trees keep their leaves and others do not? Learn how to identify trees in winter by looking at their bark, buds, and growth habits. Registration is not required.Find out more »
Do you enjoy the aromas of the woods? Do you feel awe at the sight of a beautiful natural vista? Do you experience a sense of calm by the sound of songbirds in the early morning? If so, you might be supporting your personal health and wellness through nature's abundance. Explore the many wellness benefits available to you by spending time in a natural environment. This presentation will highlight the green exercise of Shinrin-Yoku; also known as forest bathing. Included…Find out more »
In this one-day hands-on workshop, Charlie Smith of Canon Professional Services will get you up and running fast with the skills you need to get the most from your camera. He'll take you out of "automatic," but won't overload you with too much detail. This 6-hour investment in your digital SLR will pay dividends over and over as you grow with your camera system. This course is guaranteed to improve your pictures! No previous experience required but should be familiar…Find out more »
Take this opportunity to work outside and help Wildwood's continued park and habitat enhancement projects. Tools and work gloves will be provided. Refreshments will be available. Pre-registration is not required. Register groups of six or more at www.wildwoodlake.org/events. Assume the work day is cancelled if it is raining.Find out more »
HSHA is hosting the 22nd Annual 5K Run/Walk for the Animals on May 5 at Wildwood Park in Harrisburg. The funds raised go directly to the care of the over 500 pets currently residing at the shelter waiting for their FURever homes. There will be food, vendors, team pictures, and medals for our top runners. This family fun event has something for everyone to enjoy. Don't forget to bring your dog along too. A first place price will be given…Find out more »