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Outdoor Learning
Calling all superheroes! Get ready to unleash your inner superhero at the third annual Downtown Ice CAPE-ade! This exciting event is swooping back into “Slice of Ice” on Saturday, February 10, 2024, from 11 am to 2 pm, promising a thrilling experience for families and fans of all ages. Please note: Dates and times are...
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Frog Frolic for Families on April 20 from 6:30pm—8:30pm   Calling all frog lovers. Hop over to Wehr and celebrate spring with these amazing amphibians. We will meet some Wisconsin amphibians up close and then stroll to Wehr’s vernal pond to listen for the sweet sound of frogs chorusing.  Recommended for families with children ages 5...
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A program for children ages 4-6 with a caregiver. March 10 from 1:00pm—2:00pm & March 11 from 9:30am—10:30am What has a ringed tail and visits your garbage at night? The rascally raccoon of course! Learn raccoon adaptations, take a short walk to search for raccoon clues, and make a craft raccoon. Discover why they love...
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Maple Sugar Days 2024 Saturday & Sunday, March 23 & 24 from 12-4pm Join us at our 44th Annual Maple Sugar Days to hear the surprising stories behind your favorite sticky treat. Learn how the indigenous peoples of North America created the first maple sugar and continue their sacred tradition today. Meet one of our...
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February 24 from 3:00pm—4:00pm & March 29 from 4:30pm—5:30pm Veterans from all branches of service – Active Duty, Reserve, and Retired personnel and their families are invited to attend monthly walks at Wehr Nature Center. We will have frosty fun on the trails of Wehr Nature Center experiencing and observing seasonal nature happenings. Please Register...
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Maple Tapping for Families February 18 from 10:00am—11:30am & February 24 from 10:00am—11:30am Nothing beats homemade maple syrup on pancakes! We’ll take you through the process from start to finish at this hands-on workshop. Practice drilling a tree and see how sap is boiled down. You’ll even get to enjoy some sweet treats! Tapping kits...
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A program for children ages 4-6 with a caregiver. What has a ringed tail and visits your garbage at night? The rascally raccoon of course! Learn raccoon adaptations, take a short walk to search for raccoon clues, and make a craft raccoon. Discover why they love to live near us! Join us for all the...
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Whether it’s been years, months or days since you’ve been to the Zoo, there is always something new to explore. Family Free Days are a perfect opportunity for you, along with your family and friends, to come and enjoy the Zoo, free of charge (parking and concession fees still apply). Family Free Days are held...
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A program for children ages 4-6 with a caregiver. The buck stops here for all NatureNauts to join us for this “endeering” program. Discover how deer are beautiful and tough. Be prepared for a short walk as we search for signs of our white-tailed wonders. Children will create their own craft deer. Please note: Dates...
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Beginner Ice Fishing |  Saturday, January 27  |  12:00pm – 2:30pm  Drop in to drop a line! Learn a time-honored Wisconsin winter pastime… ice fishing! In this beginning workshop for everyone from kids to adults, you’ll become a master of the ice in no time. With the guidance of Jeff Kierzek, Riveredge’s Education Director, you...
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