Tag Archives: world of wonder

WOW-Take a Child Outside Week!

Posted on 26. Sep, 2016 by .

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Sept. 24-30 is Take a Child Outside Week.

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WOW-Stargazing

Posted on 16. Aug, 2016 by .

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Explore the Autumn Night Skies
Friday, October 21; 7:30pm to 9:30pm
Fisher Farm Park, 21215 Shearer Road, Davidson

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WOW-Perseid Meteor Shower!

Posted on 05. Aug, 2016 by .

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The August night sky offers a treat. The Perseid Meteor Shower will be most visible Aug. 11 and 12.

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WOW-What’s this strange thing?

Posted on 30. Jul, 2016 by .

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Summer after a rain is a good time to look for fungi or mushrooms.

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WOW-Nature walk at Fisher Farm

Posted on 25. Jul, 2016 by .

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Spiders, beetles, snails, cicadas, ants, slugs, millipedes — we discovered them all, and then some. Kids and adults were fascinated as Corey Sperling showed us each critter’s unique features, explaining how they lived and adapted to the forest. One especially memorable moment was watching a little boy who had gathered a daddy long-legs in his […]

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Lightning bugs or Fireflies?

Posted on 18. Jul, 2016 by .

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OK, I’m a native Southerner, and we call these creatures lightning bugs. Nothing more fun on a hot summer evening than running around with your friends and catching a jar full of lightning bugs. Of course, you punch holes in the lid of the jar, and then you let them all go before you go […]

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WOW-Birds’ Bills

Posted on 26. Jun, 2016 by .

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All birds have bills but they can be quite different.

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WOW-Nature Hike!

Posted on 09. Jun, 2016 by .

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On Saturday June 4 WOW welcomed a group of families to a hike in the West Branch Nature Preserve.

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WOW- Nature Walk!

Posted on 26. May, 2016 by .

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WOW is offering a wetland nature walk on June 4. This outing is for children with their family.

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WOW-What’s in the creek?

Posted on 18. May, 2016 by .

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Some WOW families enjoyed a visit to West Branch Nature Preserve with Theresa Moor.

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