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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Junior Rangers: Fabulous Forests

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Activities: Children's program, Nature study, Story time, Tree study
Location: Havenwoods SF

Forests are much more than just trees! Come find out about all the plants and animals that live in the forest. Junior Ranger storytimes are for children ages 6 to 9. These programs are not for day care centers or organizations. 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.


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Havenwoods SF information

Havenwoods State Forest is Wisconsin's only urban state forest, featuring 237 acres of grasslands, woods and wetlands in the city of Milwaukee. Hike, run, bike and watch wildlife on over six miles of trails. Explore one of the four ponds, stroll over the 120-foot bridge or find a bench to sit and relax outdoors.


Mailing Address: 6141 N. Hopkins St. , Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Family Nature Hike: Spiders

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activities: Arts and Crafts, Children's program, Drop-in Program, Educational Programs, Insect study, Outdoor activity
Location: Havenwoods SF

Search for spiders and their webs with us. We will discover ways various spiders catch their prey, adaptations they have for survival, and things that make them different from insects. We will end by playing in our giant web.


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Havenwoods SF information

Havenwoods State Forest is Wisconsin's only urban state forest, featuring 237 acres of grasslands, woods and wetlands in the city of Milwaukee. Hike, run, bike and watch wildlife on over six miles of trails. Explore one of the four ponds, stroll over the 120-foot bridge or find a bench to sit and relax outdoors.


Mailing Address: 6141 N. Hopkins St. , Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209

Saturday, September 8, 2018

GO! Discover: Spiders

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Activities: Arts and Crafts, Children's program, Drop-in Program, Educational Programs, Insect study, Outdoor activity
Location: Havenwoods SF

Late summer is a great time to look for spiders. Drop in and play in a giant web, learn about Wisconsin spiders, and make your own spider web. Then head outside to check out the webs and web spinners at Havenwoods. Drop in anytime between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.


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Havenwoods SF information

Havenwoods State Forest is Wisconsin's only urban state forest, featuring 237 acres of grasslands, woods and wetlands in the city of Milwaukee. Hike, run, bike and watch wildlife on over six miles of trails. Explore one of the four ponds, stroll over the 120-foot bridge or find a bench to sit and relax outdoors.


Mailing Address: 6141 N. Hopkins St. , Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Nature Time for Preschoolers: Garden Harvest

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Activities: Children's program, Educational Programs, Story time
Location: Havenwoods SF

We'll discover potatoes, pickles, peppers, and pizza growing in the gardens at Havenwoods! Come share a harvest from the gardens. Preschool storytimes are for children ages 3-5 and their parents, grandparents or other adult. These programs are not for day care centers or organizations.


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Havenwoods SF information

Havenwoods State Forest is Wisconsin's only urban state forest, featuring 237 acres of grasslands, woods and wetlands in the city of Milwaukee. Hike, run, bike and watch wildlife on over six miles of trails. Explore one of the four ponds, stroll over the 120-foot bridge or find a bench to sit and relax outdoors.


Mailing Address: 6141 N. Hopkins St. , Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209

Saturday, September 15, 2018

GO! Discover: Spiders

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Activities: Arts and Crafts, Children's program, Drop-in Program, Educational Programs, Insect study, Outdoor activity
Location: Havenwoods SF

Late summer is a great time to look for spiders. Drop in and play in a giant web, learn about Wisconsin spiders, and make your own spider web. Then head outside to check out the webs and web spinners at Havenwoods. Drop in anytime between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.


Close

Havenwoods SF information

Havenwoods State Forest is Wisconsin's only urban state forest, featuring 237 acres of grasslands, woods and wetlands in the city of Milwaukee. Hike, run, bike and watch wildlife on over six miles of trails. Explore one of the four ponds, stroll over the 120-foot bridge or find a bench to sit and relax outdoors.


Mailing Address: 6141 N. Hopkins St. , Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Doors Open Milwaukee

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Activities: Amphibian/reptile study, Arts and Crafts, Hike, History, Outdoor activity, Outdoor skills
Location: Havenwoods SF

Connect with Milwaukee's history at Havenwoods. Enjoy photos and stories from the past at 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. (30-minute programs). Go on your own 'Trek Through Time" geocaching adventure any time. Take a wildlife hike with a naturalist at 11 a.m. or 2 p.m. (30-minute hikes). Meet reptiles and amphibians throughout the day. Kids of all ages can enjoy old-fashioned games and crafts all day. On Saturday at 11 a.m., you can take a history hike (1 hour) with a park historian.


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Havenwoods SF information

Havenwoods State Forest is Wisconsin's only urban state forest, featuring 237 acres of grasslands, woods and wetlands in the city of Milwaukee. Hike, run, bike and watch wildlife on over six miles of trails. Explore one of the four ponds, stroll over the 120-foot bridge or find a bench to sit and relax outdoors.


Mailing Address: 6141 N. Hopkins St. , Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Adult Hike: Havenwoods History

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Activities: Hike, History
Location: Havenwoods SF

The land at Havenwoods has a fascinating story to tell of farms, prisons, missiles, and healing. We'll use old maps, photos, and blueprints to search for traces left behind. If weather gets in the way of a hike, we will dig through the history archives indoors. Adults and youth over 12 are invited to join Beth.


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Havenwoods SF information

Havenwoods State Forest is Wisconsin's only urban state forest, featuring 237 acres of grasslands, woods and wetlands in the city of Milwaukee. Hike, run, bike and watch wildlife on over six miles of trails. Explore one of the four ponds, stroll over the 120-foot bridge or find a bench to sit and relax outdoors.


Mailing Address: 6141 N. Hopkins St. , Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209

Sunday, September 23, 2018

Doors Open Milwaukee

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Activities: Amphibian/reptile study, Arts and Crafts, Hike, History, Outdoor activity, Outdoor skills
Location: Havenwoods SF

Connect with Milwaukee's history at Havenwoods. Enjoy photos and stories from the past at 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. (30-minute programs). Go on your own 'Trek Through Time" geocaching adventure any time. Take a wildlife hike with a naturalist at 11 a.m. or 2 p.m. (30-minute hikes). Meet reptiles and amphibians throughout the day. Kids of all ages can enjoy old-fashioned games and crafts all day. On Saturday at 11 a.m., you can take a history hike (1 hour) with a park historian.


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Havenwoods SF information

Havenwoods State Forest is Wisconsin's only urban state forest, featuring 237 acres of grasslands, woods and wetlands in the city of Milwaukee. Hike, run, bike and watch wildlife on over six miles of trails. Explore one of the four ponds, stroll over the 120-foot bridge or find a bench to sit and relax outdoors.


Mailing Address: 6141 N. Hopkins St. , Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Nature Time for Preschoolers: Eight-Legged Hunters

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Activities: Children's program, Educational Programs, Story time
Location: Havenwoods SF

Web weavers, wolf spiders, and daddy longlegs are all eight-legged animals, but they find food in very different ways. Come explore the lives of some of these hunters. Preschool storytimes are for children ages 3-5 and their parents, grandparents or other adult. These programs are not for day care centers or organizations.


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Havenwoods SF information

Havenwoods State Forest is Wisconsin's only urban state forest, featuring 237 acres of grasslands, woods and wetlands in the city of Milwaukee. Hike, run, bike and watch wildlife on over six miles of trails. Explore one of the four ponds, stroll over the 120-foot bridge or find a bench to sit and relax outdoors.


Mailing Address: 6141 N. Hopkins St. , Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Snake & Turtle Fest

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Activities: Nature study, Outdoor activity, Outdoor skills
Location: Havenwoods SF

Meet Wisconsin snakes and turtles up close and personal, discover how they live, take a hike, and make snake and turtle crafts to take home. The festival is for all ages -rain or shine! 10 am - 4 pm


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Havenwoods SF information

Havenwoods State Forest is Wisconsin's only urban state forest, featuring 237 acres of grasslands, woods and wetlands in the city of Milwaukee. Hike, run, bike and watch wildlife on over six miles of trails. Explore one of the four ponds, stroll over the 120-foot bridge or find a bench to sit and relax outdoors.


Mailing Address: 6141 N. Hopkins St. , Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Snake and Turtle Fest

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Activities: Amphibian/reptile study, Arts and Crafts, Children's program, Drop-in Program, Educational Programs, Outdoor activity
Location: Havenwoods SF

Come to Havenwoods for a slithery, scaly day! You can: meet Wisconsin native snakes and turtles close up, take a hike to search for herps, discover reptile adaptations through activities and games, make snake and turtle crafts, bid in a silent auction to benefit our education programs, purchase lunch or snacks. The festival is for all ages! Rain or shine!


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Havenwoods SF information

Havenwoods State Forest is Wisconsin's only urban state forest, featuring 237 acres of grasslands, woods and wetlands in the city of Milwaukee. Hike, run, bike and watch wildlife on over six miles of trails. Explore one of the four ponds, stroll over the 120-foot bridge or find a bench to sit and relax outdoors.


Mailing Address: 6141 N. Hopkins St. , Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Nature Time for Preschoolers: Listen to Nature

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Activities: Children's program, Educational Programs, Story time
Location: Havenwoods SF

Nature has much to share with us when we listen. Take a quiet walk with us to hear some of nature's musicians and storytellers. Preschool storytimes are for children ages 3-5 and their parents, grandparents or other adult. These programs are not for day care centers or organizations.

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Havenwoods SF information

Havenwoods State Forest is Wisconsin's only urban state forest, featuring 237 acres of grasslands, woods and wetlands in the city of Milwaukee. Hike, run, bike and watch wildlife on over six miles of trails. Explore one of the four ponds, stroll over the 120-foot bridge or find a bench to sit and relax outdoors.


Mailing Address: 6141 N. Hopkins St. , Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209

Saturday, October 13, 2018

GO! Discover: Snakes

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Activities: Amphibian/reptile study, Arts and Crafts, Children's program, Drop-in Program, Educational Programs, Outdoor activity
Location: Havenwoods SF

Drop in to learn about Wisconsin snakes, make your own snake to take home with you, and touch some live snakes. If it is a sunny day, be sure to save time to walk the trails and look for basking snakes! Drop in anytime between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.


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Havenwoods SF information

Havenwoods State Forest is Wisconsin's only urban state forest, featuring 237 acres of grasslands, woods and wetlands in the city of Milwaukee. Hike, run, bike and watch wildlife on over six miles of trails. Explore one of the four ponds, stroll over the 120-foot bridge or find a bench to sit and relax outdoors.


Mailing Address: 6141 N. Hopkins St. , Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209

Saturday, October 20, 2018

GO! Discover: Snakes

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Activities: Amphibian/reptile study, Arts and Crafts, Children's program, Drop-in Program, Educational Programs, Outdoor activity
Location: Havenwoods SF

Drop in to learn about Wisconsin snakes, make your own snake to take home with you, and touch some live snakes. If it is a sunny day, be sure to save time to walk the trails and look for basking snakes! Drop in anytime between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.


Close

Havenwoods SF information

Havenwoods State Forest is Wisconsin's only urban state forest, featuring 237 acres of grasslands, woods and wetlands in the city of Milwaukee. Hike, run, bike and watch wildlife on over six miles of trails. Explore one of the four ponds, stroll over the 120-foot bridge or find a bench to sit and relax outdoors.


Mailing Address: 6141 N. Hopkins St. , Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Adult Hike: Fall Foraging - Nature's Harvest

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activities: Hike, Plant study
Location: Havenwoods SF

Fall is a time of abundance for the savvy forager. Come search for the fruits (and nuts, roots, leaves, and fungi) of nature's labors. Learn how to identify some fall edibles that may be growing in a park, woodlot, or yard near you. Samples likely! Adults and youth over 12 are invited.


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Havenwoods SF information

Havenwoods State Forest is Wisconsin's only urban state forest, featuring 237 acres of grasslands, woods and wetlands in the city of Milwaukee. Hike, run, bike and watch wildlife on over six miles of trails. Explore one of the four ponds, stroll over the 120-foot bridge or find a bench to sit and relax outdoors.


Mailing Address: 6141 N. Hopkins St. , Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Nature Time for Preschoolers: Autumn Leaves are Falling Down!

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Activities: Children's program, Educational Programs, Story time
Location: Havenwoods SF

Red, gold, and purple leaves are everywhere these days! Let's play with the leaves and enjoy the fall colors. Preschool storytimes are for children ages 3-5 and their parents, grandparents or other adult. These programs are not for day care centers or organizations.


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Havenwoods SF information

Havenwoods State Forest is Wisconsin's only urban state forest, featuring 237 acres of grasslands, woods and wetlands in the city of Milwaukee. Hike, run, bike and watch wildlife on over six miles of trails. Explore one of the four ponds, stroll over the 120-foot bridge or find a bench to sit and relax outdoors.


Mailing Address: 6141 N. Hopkins St. , Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53209

Note: Event dates and times are subject to change or cancellation. Please verify event status, dates and times prior to attendance.

Last revised: Saturday, August 04, 2018