Seneca County Park District invites all ages to a Nature Walk Bird Talk at 8 a.m. May 12 at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve, SR 18 south of Bloomville.
The walk is to last about 1 1/2 hours and qualify for the walking stick program. Bring binoculars if possible.
An "Awesome Amphibians" program is planned for all ages at 11 a.m. May 12 at Bowen Nature Preserve.
Discover which amphibians live in Ohio, what they eat and where they live. Wear old shoes or boots that can get wet. Bowen preserve is at 11891 E. CR 24, Republic, between CR 38 to the north, CR 27 to the east and CR 24 to the south at West Lodi.
Young Adventurers ages 6-12 can learn the "Environmental Alphabet" at 6 p.m. May 14 at Clinton Nature Preserve.
Participants can discover how everything in the environment is connected, starting with letter A and ending with Z. Boots are recommended. Clinton preserve is off TR 132 off SR 53 north of Tiffin.
To register or for more information, call (419) 435-3915.
A "Rain-tastic" program is planned 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. May 16 at Creek Bend Farm, 654 S. Main St., Lindsey.
All family members can learn an evening lesson on the water cycle, precipitation and water quality. The evening includes a story, making a rain stick and exploring the outdoors. Registration is required by calling (419) 334-4495.
Hike for the Health of It with Linda Rose at 4 p.m. May 17 at Ringneck Ridge Wildlife Area, 1818 CR 74, Gibsonburg. No registration is needed.
Registration is due today with a $15 fee for a nature-printing workshop planned for 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at the barn at Litzenberg Memorial Woods.
During the workshop, participants can learn basic printing principles and processes and depart with a personal brayer and several frame-quality prints. Bring an apron to wear.
Cost is $15. Register at the park district office, (419) 425-7275.
A free "Homespun" program is planned 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sunday at the McKinnis House, focusing on how yarn is woven into cloth.
Downstairs in the bedchamber, several women are to be quilting and spinning wool into yarn. The men are to be in the woodshop working on a project for the house.
Litzenberg Memorial Woods at 6100 US 224, 6 miles west of Findlay.
A Discovery Story is planned for ages 3-6 with an adult companion at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. Monday at "Doc" Phillips Discovery Center, Oakwoods Nature Preserve. Other-age siblings are welcome.
Children can get the scoop on poop and explore the question, "Who has been wandering around the park?" This Discovery Story will explore different animal signs, identify various animal scat and reveal interesting scat facts.
Oakwoods preserve is west of Findlay at 1400 Oakwoods Lane, off CR 144 and West Sandusky Street.
Disc Golf Community Association is to host a spring disc golf tournament at Riverbend Recreation Area May 12.
New and experienced players are invited to play two rounds of disc golf. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. in shelter 5 and the tournament begins at 10 a.m.
For more information, contact Tom McManness at (419) 299-3174.
Crawford Park District welcomes guest Bob Scott Placier for "Bird Banding on the Porch" 7 a.m.-1 p.m. May 12 at Lowe-Volk Park, 2401 SR 598, Bucyrus.
Placier is to string up mist nets to see which birds reside in or pass through the park. Join him and naturalist Josh Dyer at the nature center to see birds up close. All ages are welcome.
Pancakes in the Park is planned 8 a.m.-1 p.m. May 12 at Lowe-Volk Park.
Pancakes are to be served with maple syrup for $5 per meal. Modern Woodmen plan to match pancake event profits.
A "Viewing the Night Sky" program is set for 9:30 p.m. May 12 at Lowe-Volk Park. Join members of Richland Astronomical Society as they share their knowledge with all who are interested in the celestial sights.
For more information, call (419) 683-9000.