Program Listings

Craft Creations—Yo Yo Quilting

Monday, January 27 06:00 PM

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

Spend the evening learning the lost art of yo-yo quilting. Discover the many things one can make from yo-yo’s.  Bring scissors, needle, thread and cotton material scraps.

Nature Walk Bird Talk

Saturday, February 01 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—Groundhogs

Saturday, February 01 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 groundhog related activities and facts inside and outside. No registration required. 11AM to 2PM.

Young Adventurers—Un-natural Hike

Thursday, February 06 05:00 PM

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

For ages 6-12 years. Join a naturalist as we try to figure out how some un-natural things can be natural. Can you find and identify all the animals?

Backpackin’ Babies—Furry Friends

Friday, February 07 02:00 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, front pack, stroller or just be carried, as we explore animal furs. Finger plays, stories and puppets add to the program.

Toddler Trot—Skunks!

Sunday, February 09 03:00 PM

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

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

Full Moon Hike – Snow Moon

Sunday, February 09 07:00 PM

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

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

Discovery Series—Nature Origami

Thursday, February 13 07:00 PM

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

For ages 12 to 17 years or older. Join a naturalist as we discover the art of creating nature’s animals through the art of origami. All supplies and instructions provided.

Preschool Pals—OWL see you in the Park

Monday, February 17 05:00 PM

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

For ages 3 to 5 years with adult companion. Come prepared to see who rules the night sky, what they eat, where they live and so much more.

Craft Creations—Reed Basket Making

Tuesday, February 18 06:00 PM

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

Spend the evening making your own reed basket with instructor Vicki Johnson. All supplies provided.

Cost $20.  Registration required 419-447-8091 or Lrose@senecscountyparks.comDeadline to register is February 12.  

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.

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.