For nature enthusiasts check out: the Fall Fun Times for additional details on the programs listed below:
Register on-line for programs/events
Lindenwood (OPEN year around!)
Hurshtown Reserovir (Open through October 14)
Lawton Skate Park Clean Ups (2nd Sunday of every month)
Night Hikes with the Naturalist (June, July, August)
MD and ME Walk n Learn (Monthly)
Themed Trail Hikes (June, July, August)
Trek the Trails (May-August)
River Camp (7/30-8/3)
Concert on the Farm: Adam Strack opening for The Hubie Ashcraft Band (August 19)
Salomon Farmers' Market (June 6-September 5/Wednesdays from 4-7 pm)
Handmade Homemade Sale (October 21)
Salomon Farm Fall Harvest Festival (September 14 & 15)
Little Roots: Culinary Classes for Preschoolers (August-November)
Cook Your Own Adventure: Culinary Series for Elementary (September-November)
Natural Dye Workshop (October 6)
Wood Applique (October)
Prohibition Kitchen: Mixology Basic Series (September)
Prohibition Kitchen: LEGENDary Cocktails (October 29)
Baking with Sweets So Greek (October)
Fundamentals of Pie Baking (October 20)
The Art of Holiday Pies with Sweets so Geek (November 10)
Audubon Society Fall Bird Watching (October 28)
Kids' Halloween Hike (October 28)
Fall Foliage Hike (September-November)
Activities on our Riverfront! Check out: Riverfront Fort Wayne for additional information.
Young Paddlers Club (June, July & August)
Riverfront Fort Wayne Paddle Socials (June, July, August)
Riverfront Boat Tours (June-September)
Panoramic Riverfront Tour on Sweet Breeze (July & August)
Riverfront Walking Tours (June, July, August)
Birdwatching on Our Urban Rivers (August-November)
Storytime on the Riverfront (June, July, August)
Riverfront Cleanups (June, July, August)
Be a Tourist in Your Own Hometown: Riverfront FW (September 9)
Riverfront Walking Tour (August 25)
Troop Beverly Hills (September 29)
Star Parties on the Riverfront (August 10)
Young Naturalist Series (September-November)
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We just created a new Facebook page just for the School Children's Flower and Vegetable Association program! Like our page today and learn more as the season progresses on growing vegetables, cut flowers, herbs and potted plants!
Wild Walkers pose for a group picture at Pokagon State Park. Photo credit: Steve Hague
2018 Wild Walkers
Wild Walkers is an adult hiking group that meets the second and fourth Fridays of each month for a walk on the wild side. Each hike features a different natural area in the region (parks, wetlands, nature preserve, etc.) and carpooling is available when necessary. Please call Eden at 427-6008 or e-mail eden.lamb@cityof fortwayne.org if you have questions.
2018 Wild Walkers Schedule
Lindenwood Field Trips & Outings
Lindenwood Field Trips
May 1-October 31
600 Lindenwood Avenue
Nature has so much to teach us and there’s no better way to learn than to experience it firsthand. Lindenwood Nature Preserve offers a variety of environmental education field trip opportunities varying from one to two hour programs. For a complete list of programs, please see the Lindenwood Field Trip Program. Cost is $2/participant/hour; a minimum fee of $20.00 / $40.00 will be charged for 1-hour / 2-hour programs, respectively. Teachers, care givers, and adult chaperones are free-of-charge. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance by calling Eden at 260.427.6008.
Check out the Field Trip brochure!
Salomon Farm Park, 817 W. Dupont Rd.
Salomon Farm tours feature hands-on time with our animal friends and highlight composting, gardening and life on the farm in the old days. Wagon rides are available upon request for farm tours booked for 1½ hours or more. If you have a specific area of interest we will do our best to work it into the tour. Field trips are scheduled in 1-2 hour increments. Scheduling is subject to availability. Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance by contacting Eden at 260-427-6008. There is a charge of $3/hour/child. Teachers, care givers and adult chaperones are free. A minimum fee of $30/hour applies to all groups.