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North Lakeland Discovery Center

(715) 543-2085

July 2022

Free Guided Nature Hike

July 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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North Lakeland Discovery Center, 14006 Discovery Ln
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 United States
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Free

Join a NLDC Naturalist on our .8 mile interpretive trail that winds among pines and hardwoods, bogs, and even up into a tree fort!   Registration required by the day prior to the hike.  Free program, donations appreciated.

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Yoga on the Deck with Suzi Hammer

July 5 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 pm
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North Lakeland Discovery Center, 14006 Discovery Ln
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 United States
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$10
Nldc Deck

 Yoga Stretch is a class paced to facilitate a deeper release in the major muscle groups.  It includes gentle stretches, breath work, and effective movements to increase range of motion and ease chronic pain. This class is appropriate for all students who simply want to increase their flexibility, experience a deep release, improve strength and balance, and increase mental clarity and focus.  Class will be held outdoors as weather permits.   All levels welcome. $10/person.  Registration is requested by the…

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Discovery Center Family Play Day

July 5 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 14006 Discovery Ln
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 United States
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Enjoy healthy outdoor activities and play for the whole family, including nature art, giant bubble making, lawn games, canoeing, water balloon games, fishing, fish casting contest and more! Lunch plates are available for purchase. Free program, donations appreciated. 11am-2pm. Contact: North Lakeland Discovery Center, (715) 543-2085 or discoverycenter.net

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Discovery Center Story Walk

July 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Frank B. Koller Memorial Library, 5761 US-51
Manitowish Waters, 54545 United States
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Free

Join a librarian from the Frank B. Koller Memorial Library as we reveal the latest story along StoryWalk Trail. This is a program that connects literacy and outdoor recreation by placing a children’s nature-themed story out along the trail.  We will walk and read the new book together, followed by a fun craft! This program is great for kids aged 4-7 – parents are asked to stay with their children and participate. Program held Wednesday, 10 - 11 am. Registration required by…

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Discover Historic Traditions and Mysteries of Alder & Wild Rice Lakes by Water

July 7 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on July 7, 2022 at 2:00 pm

$55 – $60
Pontoon Cruise

Join Manitowish Waters Historical Society (MWHS) member Kay Krans on a two-hour pontoon tour of Alder and Wild Rice Lakes. This trip will depart from Alder Lake and explore the rich histories of these lakes with a wealth of historic images. Discover the Native American trail networks, unique canal systems that linked the MW chain to Lac Du Flambeau, all phases of the logging era, a railroad spur landing, homesteads, early resorts, and businesses. Directions to the launch site will…

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Eco-Discoverers: Wildly Creative

July 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 14006 Discovery Ln
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 United States
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$10 – $13

Be amazed at how many things can be created from objects found in nature! Join the Discovery Center in this Eco-Discoverers activity for children 4 to 7 years of age. This activity involves collecting items from nature and creating natural art projects! Snack and drinks provided. Register by 7/5. Cost: $13 ($10 members)    

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Eco-Explorers: Eco-Cool-Art

July 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 14006 Discovery Ln
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 United States
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$20 – $25

Outside your front door is a whole world of fantastic art supplies and natural treasures. From collages and sculptures to sun printing and nature journaling, join the Discovery Center in combining the best of art and nature. This Eco-Explorers activity is for children 8 to 10 years of age. Snacks and drinks provided. Register by 7/5. Cost: $25 ($20 members)

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Nibbles n Knowledge: Trumpeters of the Turtle-Flambeau

July 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 14006 Discovery Ln
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 United States
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$14
Swansies

Learn about the biology, behavior, habitat, and migration of trumpeter swans of the Turtle Flambeau Flowage Scenic Waters property. Talk with Iron County’s wildlife biologist, Jenna Malinowski, about local and statewide trumpeter swan populations and the latest research regarding them. Discover the impacts swans have on their ecosystem and what citizens can do to get involved.  Join us for an evening of delicious nibbles and expanding your knowledge. We will serve light appetizers and have a cash bar from 5…

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Paddle the Turtle Chain of Lake Series: Rock Lake & North Turtle Lake

July 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 14006 Discovery Ln
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 United States
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$30 – $40
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The Turtle Chain of Lakes tour series will explore the unique environment and history of these legendary waters. This will be presented in multiple canoe trips through July, including an exploration of Turtle Creek from Winchester to Cedar Lake and journeys in Rock, North and South Turtle Lakes.  The second in the Turtle Lake Chain Series, this trip will be an exploration of Rock and North Turtle Lake. Sitting right next to the Continental Watershed Divide these lakes tell an…

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Discover Historic Traditions and Mysteries of Stone, Fawn, & Clear Lakes by Pontoon

July 11 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on July 11, 2022 at 11:30 am

One event on July 11, 2022 at 2:00 pm

$55 – $60
Pontoon Cruise

Join Manitowish Waters Historical Society (MWHS) member Jim Bokern on a two-hour pontoon tour of Stone, Fawn, and Clear Lakes. This trip will depart from Clear Lake and explore the rich histories of these lakes with a wealth of historic images. Discover the Native American trail networks, MW’s earliest pioneer family, all phases of the logging era, a railroad depot, homesteads, early resorts, and businesses. Registration required by 7/9 Cost: $60 ($55 members of the DC or MWHS) Directions to…

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Introduction to Kayaking & Water Safety

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 14006 Discovery Ln
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 United States
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$15 – $20

Come learn the techniques and joy of kayaking from a trained American Canoe Association safety certified instructor.  We will provide the kayaks, paddles, and PFDs (or bring your own kayak). This class is intended for beginners and will focus on basic paddling skills. Registration required by 7/13. Cost: $20 ($15 members). 

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October 2022

Discovery Center Spaghetti Dinner

October 5 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
North Lakeland Discovery Center, 14006 Discovery Ln
Manitowish Waters, WI 54545 United States
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$5 – $12

Dinner includes spaghetti and meatballs, salad, bread, coffee, water, and dessert. Beer, wine, and soda available for purchase. This is a fundraiser for North Lakeland Discovery Center from 4:30pm-7pm. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. $5 for children under 12. Free for children three and under. Eat with us or order carryout. Contact: North Lakeland Discovery Center, (715) 543-2085 or discoverycenter.net

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