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Get Outdoors!Date range: Saturday, May 25, 2019 to Monday, May 25, 2020 Location: Havenwoods SF

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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Family Nature Hike: Frog Safari

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Activities: Amphibian/reptile study, Hike
Location: Havenwoods SF

Ever wonder what happens at Havenwoods' ponds after dusk? We'll listen for toads, treefrogs, and green frogs. We'll also explore other night happenings as we hike the trails. Bring your flashlight! Dress for the weather and bring a flashlight.

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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, June 1, 2019

Family Nature Hikes: Pond Hike

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Activities: Children's program, Hike, Nature study, Outdoor activity
Location: Havenwoods SF

Come discover an underwater world in the pond at Havenwoods. We'll capture and observe some critters to find out how they survive in an underwater world. If weather is questionable, call before coming. Dress to get a little wet and muddy.


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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, June 4, 2019

Adult Hikes & Workshops: Wildflower Hike

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Activities: Hike, Nature study, Outdoor activity
Location: Havenwoods SF

Join DNR Wildlife staff as we search for wildflowers and the pollinators that take advantage of them. Adults and youth over 12 are invited to join a naturalist on these spring walks! All events are free and open to the public. Dress for the weather! Dogs are not allowed on these hikes.


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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, June 4, 2019

Junior Rangers: Duck, Duck, Quack

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

Have you seen any baby ducks in your neighborhood? Join us to learn how web-footed waddlers grow up. Junior Ranger storytimes are for children ages 6 to 9. These programs are not for day care centers or organizations. If you would like a program for your day care center or youth organization, please call to schedule at a separate time.


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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, June 4, 2019

Nature Time for Preschoolers: Duck, Duck, Quack

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

Have you seen any baby ducks in your neighborhood? Join us to learn how web-footed waddlers grow up. These programs are for preschoolers, ages 3-5, and their parents, grandparents, or other adult. These programs are not for day care centers or organizations. If you would like a program for your day care center or youth organization, please call to schedule at a separate time.


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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, June 8, 2019

GO! Discover Drop-Ins: Alien EAB Invasion!

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Plant study
Location: Havenwoods SF

Find out how emerald ash borers are killing our ash trees through explorations, specimens, crafts, and tree-purposed wood projects. Then head outside to learn how to identify trees with a Frisbee! Families, friends, and youth groups are invited to head over to Havenwoods on the second and/or third Saturdays of each month. Drop in any time between 9 am and 3 pm to discover something new about nature.


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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, June 15, 2019

GO! Discover Drop-Ins: Alien EAB Invasion!

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Plant study
Location: Havenwoods SF

Find out how emerald ash borers are killing our ash trees through explorations, specimens, crafts, and tree-purposed wood projects. Then head outside to learn how to identify trees with a Frisbee! Families, friends, and youth groups are invited to head over to Havenwoods on the second and/or third Saturdays of each month. Drop in any time between 9 am and 3 pm to discover something new about nature.


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

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Nature Time for Preschoolers: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Bug

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

Look out your window some summer night, and you may see tiny twinkles in your yard. Come find out about the magical lights called fireflies. These programs are for preschoolers, ages 3-5, and their parents, grandparents, or other adult. These programs are not for day care centers or organizations. If you would like a program for your day care center or youth organization, please call to schedule at a separate time.


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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

Friday, June 21, 2019

Playing with Shakespeare: Children's Workshop

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m.
Activities: Outdoor activity, Theater production
Location: Havenwoods SF

The Summit Players are a traveling theatre company who present short, fun, accessible and free Shakespeare workshops and performances to audiences around the state. This year, join the Players as they perform a mini-version of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. The production is 'Shakespeare out of a trunk,' with minimal set, costumes and props and a focus on actors, as per the style of Shakespeare's time. Prior to the performance, company members will lead a 45-minute children's workshop. 5:30 p.m. workshop; 7 p.m. performance.

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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

Friday, June 21, 2019

Shakespeare in the Park: Romeo & Juliet

Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Activities: Outdoor activity, Theater production
Location: Havenwoods SF

The Summit Players are a traveling theatre company who present short, fun, accessible and free Shakespeare workshops and performances to audiences around the state. This year, join the Players as they perform a mini-version of Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet. The production is 'Shakespeare out of a trunk,' with minimal set, costumes and props and a focus on actors, as per the style of Shakespeare's time. Prior to the performance, company members will lead a 45-minute children's workshop. 5:30 p.m. workshop; 7 p.m. performance.

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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, July 2, 2019

Nature Time for Preschoolers: A Pond Full of Cattails

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

Come peek through the cattails and discover the plants and animals that live in a pond. Be prepared to get your feet wet! These programs are for preschoolers, ages 3-5, and their parents, grandparents, or other adult. These programs are not for day care centers or organizations. If you would like a program for your day care center or youth organization, please call to schedule at a separate time.


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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, July 2, 2019

Junior Rangers: A Pond Full of Cattails

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

Come peek through the cattails and discover the plants and animals that live in our pond. Be prepared to get your feet wet! Junior Ranger storytimes are for children ages 6 to 9. These programs are not for day care centers or organizations. If you would like a program for your day care center or youth organization, please call to schedule at a separate time.


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, July 13, 2019

GO! Discover Drop-Ins: Shadow Flyers: Bats

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Activities: Drop-in Program, Educational Programs, Wildlife study
Location: Havenwoods SF

Find out about Wisconsin's hungry predators that can consume hundreds of mosquitoes every hour, hang upside-down, and fly without feathers. Bats are cool, but they are in trouble! Can you help? Families, friends, and youth groups are invited to head over to Havenwoods on the second and/or third Saturdays of each month. Drop in any time between 9 am and 3 pm to discover something new about nature.


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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, July 16, 2019

Junior Rangers: Green Giants

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

Come hug a tree, rest in the shade, and enjoy the company of some big, green friends. These programs are for preschoolers, ages 3-5, and their parents, grandparents, or other adult. These programs are not for day care centers or organizations. If you would like a program for your day care center or youth organization, please call to schedule at a separate time.


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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

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Adult Hikes & Workshops: Wild Edibles Hike

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Activities: Educational Programs, Outdoor activity, Plant study, Wildlife study
Location: Havenwoods SF

We are surrounded by nature's kitchen, if we only know what to look for! Join DNR Wildlife staff to identify wild edibles that you can harvest on public and private lands in Wisconsin. Adults and youth over 12 are invited to join a naturalist on these spring walks! All events are free and open to the public. Dress for the weather! Dogs are not allowed on these hikes.


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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

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Family Nature Hikes: Firefly Hike

Time: 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Activities: Arts and Crafts, Children's program, Story time
Location: Havenwoods SF

Join a naturalist on this family- friendly firefly catch, release, and observation hike. Bring a small LED flashlight if you can as we learn about their amazing communication system.


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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. Some events, such as candlelight skis/hikes are very popular, and access to these events may be restricted at times when parking capacity has been reached.

Last revised: Wednesday, October 10, 2018