Bring your flashlights and spend an adventurous night in the rainforest at Mitchell Park Domes, 524 S. Layton Boulevard, on Friday, October 8 from 6pm to 9:30pm. Enjoy an educational tour of the tropical dome (for all ages) only guided by the glow of your flashlight and Tiki torches. Observers will get glimpses of trees and plants that supply us with cocoa, vanilla, coffee, chicle, lumber, medicines, spices, fruits and juices.
A special reduced-rate of only $15 is now being offered until the end of the year (good thru December 31, 2010) for the five Milwaukee County Parks Dog Exercise Areas. They include Currie Park - 3535 N. Mayfair Rd., Granville - 11718 W. Good Hope Place, Estabrook Park - 4400 N. Estabrook Dr., Runway - 1214 E. Rawson Ave., and Warnimont Park - 6100 S. Lake Drive. Pick up your Annual Pass Permit at any Dog Exercise Area or call (414) 257-PARK for more information.
The Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W. College Avenue, invites the whole family to Cider Sunday on October 3 from 11am to 5pm. This is a great way to kick off the fall season and enjoy the beauty of the Wisconsin outdoors.