Special Events

  • Calendar of events

    Check out our calendar to learn about programs, classes and other fun events planned at the Outdoor Adventure Center.

  • WOW - Wild Over Wednesday

    The last Wednesday of each month, we offer free admission from 6 to 8 p.m. for all of our visitors and special programs, fun and games around a specific topic each month, plus enjoy all the exhibits at the Outdoor Adventure Center!  There will be story time for our youngest guests, hands-on experiences, games and informational sessions for interested visitors.

Current Calendar
Outdoor Adventure Center - Nature Journaling Try-It

What do you see when you look outside? In this hands-on workshop we’ll explore different methods of recording our nature observations. Classes at 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Outdoor Adventure Center - Walking Up the Food Chain

Presentation by Leslie Science and Nature Center.

Outdoor Adventure Center - Becoming an Urban Outdoors Woman: Archery 101 FULL

The evening will include an introductory archery class and a hot cocoa bar, soft drinks and snacks.

Outdoor Adventure Center - National Puppy Day

Celebrate National Puppy Day with puppy-themed crafts and a pet adoption event.

Outdoor Adventure Center - Getting Started with Canoe Camping

Learn about some of the basics of getting started with canoe camping, including gear and canoeing skills for lakes and easy rivers.

Outdoor Adventure Center - Water Walkers: Protecting the Great Lakes

Interactive, child-focused presentation by author Carol Trembath.

Outdoor Adventure Center - Archery Try-It

This is your opportunity to learn more about archery. Two different sessions available.

Outdoor Adventure Center - 'A Beaver Tale: The Castors of Conners Creek'

Presentation by local author and illustrator Gerry Wykes. 

Outdoor Adventure Center - WOW - Wild Over Wednesday: Maple Trees

Part of the Outdoor Adventure Center's WOW - Wild Over Wednesday program. Complimentary admission from 6 to 8 p.m. This month, we're talking about maple trees.