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Wildwood Park

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100 Wildwood Way PA 17110 United States

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April 2019

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

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

5K Run/Walk for the Animals

May 4 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way PA 17110 United States + Google Map

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…

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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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$5.00

Kids Discover: Migratory Birds

May 5 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way PA 17110 United States + Google Map

As springtime temperatures warm, many migratory birds return to Wildwood to spend the summer or to pass through on their way farther north. During this program, we will explore the lives of these migrants, make a craft, and then go on a walk along the lake to look for birds using binoculars. Ages 5-10 and parents can attend for free. Register at www.wildwoodlake.org/events.

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Free

Stress Relief Walk

May 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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

Volunteer Work Day

May 11 @ 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

Bird Walk: Peak Migration

May 15 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way PA 17110 United States + Google Map

Search for warblers, phoebes, wrens, orioles, and other songbirds on the North Boardwalk with volunteers Rick and Peg Price. You never can tell what you might see at this time of year. Meet at the nature center parking lot.

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Free

Get In Shape Walk

May 16 @ 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

Saturday Morning Bird Walk

May 18 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way PA 17110 United States + Google Map

Come on a Saturday morning walk with volunteer Audrey Zajac to learn about the birds that can be found at Wildwood. The walk will be along the North Boardwalk. Meet at the Nature Center. Beginners welcome and binoculars will be available for use.

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$10.00

Brownie Scout Program: Hiker

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way PA 17110 United States + Google Map

During this Wildwood adventure, scouts will learn about hiking safety and take a hike to explore the park. Then they will learn about trail symbols and create their own trail for others to follow. 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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$25.00

Painting @ the Park

May 18 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way PA 17110 United States + Google Map

Bring your desire to create and join the Friends of Wildwood for our third annual Painting @ the Park. Jenn Brown, from Jenn's Craft Parties, will lead us through the creation of Quintessential Fireflies in a Jar. All experience levels are welcome as Jenn takes us to a place with magical fireflies flashing on a warm summer evening. All materials will be provided and light refreshments will be available. You will surely have fun and leave with a one-of-a-kind piece!…

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Free

Flower Walk: Jack in the Pulpits and other Spring Flowers

May 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way PA 17110 United States + Google Map

Join volunteer Cara Martinez-Williams to search for Jack in the Pulpits. Learn interesting facts about the Jack in the Pulpit and why it could also be know as "Jill in the Pulpit".

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June 2019

Free

Tree Identification Walk

June 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Wildwood Park, 100 Wildwood Way PA 17110 United States + Google Map

Identifying trees by the bark is a possibility but sometimes difficult. On this walk we will be aided in the identification by flowers and leaves also.

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