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Owl Prowl for Youth Groups @ Ross Lodge

Dec 15, 2023 5:30PM—7:30PM

Ross Lodge, 6750 S 92nd St, Franklin, WI 53132

Take a night hike to look and listen for owls! Girl Scout, Cub Scout and other area youth groups are invited to join us on a prowl for owls. First, learn about amazing owl adaptations and their habits with Wehr Nature Center Naturalists. We will go into the forest for an evening hike to look…

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Women and Girls in Science

Mar 04, 2023 1:00PM—4:00PM

Lincoln Park's Blatz Pavilion; 1301 W Hampton Ave, Glendale, WI 53209

Kick-off Women’s History month at this event that celebrates the work of women pioneers in S.T.E.A.M (science, technology, engineering, art, and math). Children can participate in science activities and connect with women working in these professions in our community. Recommended for 10 years and up Fee: $5 per person Reservations guarantee a space. Walk-ins are…

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Owl Prowl for Youth Groups @ Ross Lodge

Jan 07, 2023 4:00PM—6:00PM

Ross Lodge, 6750 S 92nd St, Franklin, WI 53132

Let’s take a night hike to look and listen for owls! Girl Scout, Cub Scout and other area youth groups are invited to join us on a prowl for owls. First, learn about amazing owl adaptations and their habits with Wehr Nature Center Naturalists. Each participant will dissect an owl pellet to see what they’ve…

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Maple Sugar Days

Mar 19, 2022 12:00PM—Mar 20, 2022 4:00PM

Celebrate the spring thaw and our Wisconsin heritage at Wehr’s annual Maple Sugar Days. The program includes a short walk to the sugarbush, a visit to an old-time sugarin’ camp, a boil down demonstration and stories about the Native American origins of maple sugarin’. Everyone will receive a warm pancake with real Wisconsin maple syrup…

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Homemade Holidays Open House

Dec 04, 2021 11:00AM—3:00PM

Why search the internet for a present when your children can create a handmade gift for the special people in their lives? Bring your kids, grandkids, nieces and nephews, the neighborhood gang or scout group to Wehr to create homemade treasures from natural and reusable objects. Children can make and take three different projects for…

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(Postponed until 2022) Women and Girls in Science: Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists – Meet the Scientists

Mar 13, 2021 10:00AM—11:30AM

This program will finalize our month-long celebration of Women and Girls in Science. Women in STEM careers will be share their experiences and inspirations via a virtual discussion panel.   Attendees and their families are encouraged to ask questions of our panel of scientists. Our hope is that families with young girls will reach out to…

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Homemade Holidays – Pandemic Edition

Dec 04, 2020—Dec 06, 2020

Deadline to order your crafts – November 15 Pickup craft orders December 4, 5, and 7 Did you know that crafting helps reduce stress? Concentrating on the task at hand focuses the mind and reduces negative thoughts. Sadly, some of our favorite things have not happened this year due to the pandemic – we won’t…

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Adventure Challenge Virtual Fundraiser Celebration

Oct 04, 2020 12:00PM

Join us (virtually) to celebrate and appreciate all the Wehr supporters and sponsors that made this fundraiser possible. We will announce our total funds raised and award prizes to the top supporters. We’ll highlight adventure stories and photos shared with us throughout the 3 weeks of fun! Wehr Adventure Challenge runs from Sept 13 –…

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Adventure Challenge Virtual Fundraiser Kickoff

Sep 13, 2020 12:00PM

The Friends of Wehr is thrilled to kick off our first-ever virtual fundraiser! Tune in as we mark this exciting launch with words from the FOW Board and Staff. You’ll see a preview of activities and challenges that are in store for event participants. We’ll meet some Champion Peer-to-Peer fundraisers and hear what inspired them…

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