Program Listings

Leap Year Hike

Saturday, February 29 09:00 AM

Schekelhoff Nature Preserve – North Water St, north of wastewater treatment plant, Tiffin

Spend the morning  walking the trail as we see what nature has to offer us. This walk will last about 1 to 1 ½ hour and qualifies for the Walking Stick Program.

Young Adventurers—The Science Behind Maple Syrup

Sunday, March 01 02:00 PM

Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve - 6777 S. SR 19, Bloomville OH 44818

For ages 6-12 years.  Join a naturalist as we figure out how maple syrup is formed, then cook your own pancake on a tin can stove.

Backpackin’ Babies—Feathered Friends Puppet Show

Monday, March 02 04:30 PM

Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve - 6777 S. SR 19, Bloomville OH 44818

For infants up to 18 months with adult companion.  Come in a backpack, frontpack, stroller or just be carried, as we explore our feathered friends through a puppet show.  Fingerplays, stories and puppets add to the program.

Nature Walk Bird Talk

Saturday, March 07 08:00 AM

Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve - 6777 S. SR 19, Bloomville OH 44818

1 ½ hour walk; also qualifies for the Walking Stick Program.  Bring binoculars and cameras as we walk the trails looking and listening for the sights and sounds of nature.  No registration required.

Family Fun Event—Backyard Birds

Saturday, March 07 11:00 AM

Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve - 6777 S. SR 19, Bloomville OH 44818

Fun for the whole family, come explore the nature preserve with backyard bird activities and facts inside and outside. Build your own birdfeeder. No registration required. 11AM to 2PM.

Discovery Series—Quilling

Sunday, March 08 02:00 PM

Seneca County Park District Main Office – 3362 S. Township Road 151, Tiffin OH 44883

For ages 12 to 17 years and older.  Join a naturalist as we discover the art of quilling or paper curling as we create our own design.

Full Moon Hike – Worm Moon

Monday, March 09 08:00 PM

Mercy Community Nature Preserve – 45 St. Lawrence Drive, Tiffin OH 44883

Spend the eve under the “Worm Moon”. This walk qualifies for the Walking Stick Program and will last about 1 to 1 ½ hours.

Toddler Trot—Cottontails

Tuesday, March 10 04:00 PM

Tiffin University Nature Preserve – 2375 W. County Road 26, Tiffin OH 44883

For ages 18 to 36 months with adult companion.  Come dressed to be on the trail as we search for cottontails.  A story and puppets help in the search.

Preschool Pals—Shamrock Hunt

Tuesday, March 17 05:00 PM

Forrest Nature Preserve - 701 E. County Road 6, Tiffin OH 44883

For ages 3 to 5 years with adult companion.  Come prepared to walk the trails as we search for shamrocks.

Spring Equinox Hike

Thursday, March 19 05:00 PM

Forrest Nature Preserve - 701 E. County Road 6, Tiffin OH 44883 (TR 151 lot)

Spend the evening walking the trail as we see what nature and spring have to offer us.  This walk will last about 1 to 1 ½ hour and qualifies for the Walking Stick Program.

Craft Creations—Knitting 101

Wednesday, March 25 06:30 PM

Seneca County Park District Office - 3362 S TR 151, Tiffin OH 44883 

Spend the evening learning the basic knitting steps of knit and purl.  All supplies provided or bring your own.

GENERAL PROGRAM INFO:

Thursday, December 31 12:00 AM

various

REGISTRATION:

All programs are free (unless otherwise noted) and open to the public. 
Registration is appreciated by calling 419-447-8091 or email Lrose@senecacountyparks.com

 

WALKING STICK PROGRAM:

Three hikes are offered each month.  One hike is at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve and is a nature walk bird talk.  The second hike is always at a different nature preserve with a different theme. And the third hike is a Full Moon Hike.  Attend 4 hikes and earn your walking stick.  Attend another four hikes and earn a medallion and so on.   Just sign in with the naturalist.  No time limits for earning your walking stick.  Benefits include: getting a little exercise, seeing some awesome wildlife, meeting some new people on the trail and last, but not least, it is fun!

 

WALK & WREAD:
Once a month walk the Storybook Trail at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve for a new story. Walk and read at your leisure. Read six books and earn a prize. Co-sponsored with Bliss Public Library, Bloomville.

 

WINTER/SPRING 2020 PROGRAM GUIDE
Click below to view our complete list of programs for February - May 2020!