Travelers share adventures in Metroparks series


World travelers from the area will discuss their experiences and share photos of their adventures each Saturday in January, February and March starting at 2:15 p.m. at Metroparks locations. Presentations are free, and there is an optional pre-program walk at 1 p.m. each week. A 13-week program series by Maumee Valley Adventurers.

Locations alternate between Oak Openings Lodge and the Ward Pavilion at the east entrance to Wildwood Preserve Metropark. The Next program at Oak Openings Lodge will be Jan. 25 when Steve Lauer shares about his trip to Scotland.

This year’s lineup includes trips to 12 international destinations as well as sojourns here in the States by new and returning presenters.

Maumee Valley Adventurers is a local organization focused on outdoor recreation and travel. The group is best known for the Travel Circle series, weekly hikes and bike rides, as well as sponsoring four annual bicycle tours. The group partners with Metroparks on the travel lecture series and two bike tours.