A Pitch, Hit and Run baseball skills competition has been scheduled for April 15 at the north and south baseball fields at Oakley Park. Registration begins at noon and the competition will start at 1 p.m.
Pitch, Hit and Run is free for boys and girls ages 7-14. Age is determined by the deadline date of July 17. Boys and girls will compete separately in hitting, pitching and base running. Overall and single event winners from each age group will advance to the sectional competition in Wauseon.
For more information, call (419) 448-5408 or email recreation@tiffin
Tiffin Park and Recreation Department is accepting teams for sand volleyball leagues. A brief organizational meeting is planned for 7 p.m. April 24 at the park office, 621 E. Market St.
Cost is $100 and space is limited.
Search for salamanders with Linda Rose of the Seneca County Park District at 11 a.m. April 14 at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve.
All ages are welcome. Boots are recommended. Participants will be walking in the wetlands. Garlo preserve is on SR 19 south of Bloomville.
Kids can learn about the wonders of water and then create a rain stick. Zimmerman park is on SR 18 next to Autumnwood Care Center.
To register, call (419) 435-3915 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
All ages are welcome to participate in fish research at 2 p.m. April 14 and April 28 at Sandusky County Park District's Creek Bend Farm, 654 S. Main St., Lindsey.
Dress to wade into the creek and assist with ongoing research. Fish traps have captured more than 3,000 fish of 42 species since studies began.
Spring wildflowers are the topic of a "Meet Me at the Cabin" program at 4:30 p.m. April 18 at White Star Park Log Cabin, 5013 CR 65, Gibsonburg.
Learn about the abundance of spring wildflowers and venture into the park to find some.
Registration is required by calling (419) 334-4495.
An "Amazing Animal Extravaganza" is planned for noon-3 p.m. April 14 at Crawford Park District's Lowe-Volk Park, 2401 SR 598.
Experience snakes, turtles, salamanders and other animals. Pet owners will be on hand to answer questions.
In the evening of April 14, join Richland Astronomical Society and park volunteers as they share their knowledge and telescope skills during a "Viewing the Night Sky" program at Lowe-Volk Park.
Bring a telescope or allow volunteers to assist with those provided. The program will begin at 9 p.m.
A new children's program called "Forest Secrets: A Fairy House" is planned for 6 p.m. April 17 at Lowe-Volk Park.
Volunteer naturalist Joy Etter-Link warns "building fairy houses can be mysterious and exciting." Explore the outdoors in search of creative, imaginative sights. Children through grade 5 are welcome.
This month's "Walk & Woof" is about birds and botany at 7 p.m. April 18 at Heckert Nature Preserve, 1601 SR 19, Bucyrus.
Join Josh and Carley to hike and see flowers and feathers and visit the vernal pool.
For more information or to register for any of the programs, call (419) 683-9000.