Wildwood Park Events

Wildwood Photography Contest

August 27, 2020 - December 1, 2020

Now is a great time to visit Wildwood Park, camera in hand to snap outdoor photos for the upcoming Photo Contest. Photographs may be dropped off at the nature center starting October 1. Photos must be submitted by Tuesday, December 1 at 3:00 pm. Review official contest rules and guidelines for preparing photos at www.wildwoodlake.org.


Pumpkin Decorating Contest!

October 18, 2020 - October 31, 2020

Contest Time! Decorate a pumpkin like your favorite children’s book character. Take a picture of it captioned with the name of the book character and email it to wwstaff@dauphinc.org. Please also include your name and home address in your email.

Submissions can be made October 18-31, 2020. Voting will be conducted on Facebook the first week of November.

The winner will receive a $50.00 Gift Certificate to use towards any upcoming Dauphin County Parks & Recreation program!

When: October 18-31, 2020


Fee: Free


Virtual Dr. Seuss Science Series

October 29, 2020 - November 12, 2020

Join an Environmental Educator for fun interactive Dr. Seuss virtual story session for children ages 3-5. Stories, rhymes, and a craft/activity will introduce science through the eyes of Dr. Seuss. Program will be available on Dauphin County Parks and Recreation’s Facebook page.

When: Thursdays Oct. 29, Nov. 5 and Nov. 12.

Fee: Free


National Take a Hike Day

November 17, 2020

Grab your hiking boots, family and friends, and some water – it’s National Take a Hike Day! Get outdoors for some fresh air, scenery and exercise. Take a hike at your own pace on various terrain exploring the trails and wildlife at your local Dauphin County Park. All ages are welcome.

When: Anytime 

Fee: Free


Waterfowl Walk

November 18, 2020

Join a naturalist to search for migrating waterfowl along the Towpath Trail. There may be other late arrivals such as Winter Wrens and Rusty Blackbirds. Masks, social distancing and pre-registration required here. There will be no sharing of equipment including binoculars. Please bring your personal pair to use. Program limited to 15.

 

When & Where: 8:00 am - 10:00 am; meet at the North Parking Lot.

 

Fee: Free


Wreath Workshop

November 28, 2020

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. Bring personal work gloves and/or decorations. Time slots limited to 10 people. Register here.

When & Where: 10:30 & 12:00; at the Olewine Nature Center

Fee: $25.00 per wreath


Wreath Workshop

November 29, 2020

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. Bring personal work gloves and/or decorations. Time slots limited to 10 people. Register here.

When & Where: 9:00, 10:30 & 12:00; at the Olewine Nature Center

Fee: $25.00 per wreath


Wreath Workshop

December 1, 2020

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. Bring personal work gloves and/or decorations. Time slots limited to 10 people. Register here.

When & Where: 9:00, 10:30 & 12:00; at the Olewine Nature Center

Fee: $25.00 per wreath


Giving Tuesday

December 1, 2020

Support the Friends of Wildwood and their current project "Save The Boardwalk" by participating in Giving Tuesday.

 

When & Where: 10:00am - 4:00pm, at the Olewine Nature Center



Wreath Workshop

December 2, 2020

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. Bring personal work gloves and/or decorations. Time slots limited to 10 people. Register here.

When & Where: 9:00, 10:30 & 12:00; at the Olewine Nature Center

Fee: $25.00 per wreath


Natural Ornaments

December 6, 2020

Everyone is invited to create Holiday Ornaments using pinecones, tree cookies, thistle and a vast array of other natural materials. Everything but the creativity will be supplied to make works of art to decorate your home for the holidays. Workshop times are an hour in length and limited to 20 participants. Social Distancing and Masks required. Registration required here.

When & Where: 10:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm, or 2:30pm, meet at the Olewine Nature Center

Fee: $5 per participant


Natural Ornaments

December 13, 2020

Everyone is invited to create Holiday Ornaments using pinecones, tree cookies, thistle and a vast array of other natural materials. Everything but the creativity will be supplied to make works of art to decorate your home for the holidays. Workshop times are an hour in length and limited to 20 participants. Social Distancing and Masks required. Registration required here.

When & Where: 10:00am, 11:30am, 1:00pm, or 2:30pm, meet at the Olewine Nature Center

Fee: $5 per participant


[ top ]