Embrace Your Wild Side

Connect with others and with nature through one of the many upcoming programs and events hosted by the Seneca County Park District. There’s something for all ages! Just click through the calendar below to find out more.

 

 

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Calendars

June 2022

June 1, 2022

Backpackin’ Babies—Turtles

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Forrest Nature Preserve
For ages birth to 18 months. Babies need the great outdoors as much as older youth and adults do. They need the exposure to fresh air, new environments and learn more than we think. Spend the afternoon with Linda Rose on the trail and along the cr
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Discovery Series—Purple Martins

For ages 12 to 17 years and older. Join Linda Rose for a session on the life of this feathered friend, the purple martin: mating rituals, nesting habits, raising of young and more. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of program.
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June 2, 2022

Craft Creations—Woodland Sunburst

Join Linda Rose as we learn how to create a woodland sunburst to hang on a wall or ceiling from natural woodland materials. All supplies provided. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of program.
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Archery for Beginners

Have you ever been interested in shooting a compound bow as a hobby? Join Angie Ford, a certified National Archery in the Schools instructor, to learn the ins and outs of bows and shooting safety. Participants will learn the strategies of safety an
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June 3, 2022

Tom Sawyer Days - June

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Forrest Nature Preserve
Join Linda Rose as we spend the afternoon as Tom Sawyer would have. We will explore so dress to get wet and muddy for this event. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of program.
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Canoe/Kayak Float

Spend the evening paddling around the pond enjoying what nature has to offer. Canoes, kayaks, paddles and life jackets provided. Please specify canoe or kayak when registering and the number needed. Registration required at least 24 hours in advan
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June 4, 2022

Nature Walk Bird Talk

Spend the morning looking and listening to the sights and sounds of nature in the preserve as we walk the trails. These Saturday morning walks are held at 8 AM at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve. Walks last approximately 1 1/4 hrs. Bring binoculars and field guides if you have them.
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Family Fun Event—Snakes of Ohio

Join Linda Rose on a self-guided adventure learning about the snakes of Ohio. If you are lucky, you might get to see some along the trail. Dress to be outdoors for this event. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of program.
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June 6, 2022

Yo Yo Quilting

Spend an hour with Linda Rose and other park participants as we sew together yo yo’s for the log home quilt.  Please bring needle, thread, and scissors.  Don’t know how to make yo yo’s, it is simple and we will teach you. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of program.
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Preschool Pals—Fishing Fun

For ages 3 to 5 years. Join Linda Rose as we learn about the fish in the pond and then try our hand at catching some. Fishing poles and bait provided, or bring your own. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of program.
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June 7, 2022

Young Adventurers—ROCK ON!

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Forrest Nature Preserve
For ages 6-12 years. Join Linda Rose as we learn about the various types of rocks and how they are formed. Take a rock hike to find the perfect rock and then paint it as you wish! Come join in the fun! Boots recommended. Registration required at le
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June 8, 2022

Black Bear Hike

7:00 pm - 8:15 pm Steyer Nature Preserve
Join Linda Rose on the trail as we learn about the black bear population in Ohio and other interesting bear facts. This walk will last about 1 ¼ hours and qualifies for the Walking Stick Program. Registration required at least 24 hours in ad
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June 10, 2022

Camping 101

Evening discussions will include experiences with camping from tent to travel trailer. Find out a few tidbits that make tent life a little easier and a few quick meals that can be made with a pie iron. If you have never tried camping before, this w
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June 12, 2022

Father Son Outdoor Day

Spend the day learning to fish, canoe/kayak, hike, nature journal and more. Lunch provided over the open fire. Minimum age is 5, maximum age is “grandpa age”. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of program.
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June 13, 2022

Toddler Trot—Digging in the Dirt

10:00 am - 11:00 am Fruth Wetland Nature Preserve
For ages 18 to 36 months. Join Linda Rose as we dig in the dirt to see who and what lives there. Dress to get a little dirty. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of program.
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Full Moon Hike

9:00 pm - 10:15 pm Fruth Wetland Nature Preserve
Join Linda Rose as we walk under the light of the “Strawberry Moon.” This walk will last about 1 to 1 ¼ hours and qualifies for the Walking Stick Program. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of program.
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June 14, 2022
June 15, 2022

American Girl - Kirsten

10:00 am - 11:00 am Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve
Become Kirsten, an American Girl, from the 1850’s. Relive her life, make bread over the open fire and learn about log home life. Registration required at least 24 hours in advance of program.
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June 20, 2022

Father’s Day Event

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm Forrest Nature Preserve
Grab dad and enjoy some quality outdoor time together. You can choose from fishing along the banks of Honey Creek, kite flying where there are no electrical lines, or a Native Animal Scavenger Hunt. Registration required at least 24 hours in advanc
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June 29, 2022

Nature’s Hazardous Plants

Hike with naturalist Angie Ford and learn about a few of nature’s plants and their protective actions which help them to thrive among the chaos of daily life and the threats from both humans and wildlife. Registration required at least 24 hours
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