To assist Art In The Wild installation proposals, an informal workshop will be held to review the do’s and don’ts of construction/design. This workshop is intended to help participants assemble better proposals by identifying potential problems (such as weak materials) that could jeopardize a pro...
Saturday, December 15 2018 1:30 PM — 2:30 PM
Make an evergreen wreath out of natural materials. Everything will be supplied to make a wreath with decorations from nature, including cones, berries, nuts and seed pods. Participants may bring additional items and ribbon. After constructing a wreath, enjoy a cup of hot chocolate while adding so...
Saturday, December 1 2018 9:00 AM — 2:30 PM
Stop by the Nature Center, enjoy a warm beverage, and help count the birds. A naturalist will discuss how you can participate in Project FeederWatch. Participants will observe, monitor and record the number bird species that visit feeders throughout the winter months. Project FeederWatch is an on...
Friday, November 23 2018 10:00 AM — 12:00 PM
During this program, scouts will discover the diverse wildlife of Wildwood Park while exploring their habitats. Scouts will also examine endangered habitats and brainstorm ways to conserve them. A craft and tips for improving habitat in their own backyards will be included. Please bring a drink, ...
Saturday, November 17 2018 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM
Soak up the spirit of the night with a guided walk on the North Boardwalk. Daylight savings time has just begun, so the sun will seem to set early. Begin in the Olewine Pavilion by the nature center with a short program to discover nocturnal animals. All ages are welcome to attend this flat, easy...
Saturday, November 10 2018 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Many photographers today want to know how to take macro pictures, thanks to a growing number of beautiful online images of small plants, animals, abstracts, and insects. Macro photography is not always easy, especially for beginners, but it is one of the most rewarding genres of photography. Do y...
Saturday, November 3 2018 1:00 PM — 3:00 PM
Take an adventure into the park to discover the plants and animals that live in Wildwood’s wetland and forest habitats. A hike will provide the opportunity to see many different plants and animals. Then, use a magnifying glass to get a closer look at a smaller, mini-habitat. What animals and p...
Saturday, November 3 2018 10:00 AM — 1:00 PM
If you’ve outgrown your point-and-shoot or are no longer satisfied with the snaps you get from your smartphone, this workshop will help you find the camera that fits your needs. This class will also introduce basic photography concepts and cover: intro to the creative triangle; photography genres...
Saturday, November 3 2018 9:00 AM — 11:30 AM
Take an after-hours walk in the Olewine Nature Center, where the exhibit hall critters come to life! Kids ages 3 and up will meet these fun talking animals and visit other fun stations including a campfire to make s’mores and sip apple cider; a craft; and a not so scary halloween story. Kids are ...
Saturday, October 27 2018 6:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Join a Dauphin County Library System Librarian and Wildwood Environmental Educator for a fun story session for children ages 2-5. Stories, songs, rhymes, play, and a take-home craft will introduce Wildwood critters and the joy of books and language to youngsters. Space is limited.
Wednesday, October 24 2018 10:00 AM — 10:45 AM