Park programs, March 8

Seneca County

A spring walk is planned for 5 p.m. March 20 at Steyer Nature Preserve.

All ages are invited to join Linda Rose to walk the trails to see springs arrival of flora and fauna.

The walk will last about 1 1/2 hours and qualifies for the walking stick program.

Sandusky County

Learn about journaling during a 3 p.m. program March 18 at White Star Cabin, 5013 CR 65, Gibsonburg. Participants are to read sections of a pioneer journal to see how life was in the early days.

Journal supplies are provided. Dress in layers because the cabin can be chilly or warm.

Yo-Yo Quilting is planned 2-4 p.m. March 19 at White Star Cabin.

Participants should provide their own yard of yellow and green scrap fabric to help make a corn-themed fundraising quilt. Also bring matching thread and scissors. Fabric can be plain or print. No previous quilting experience is needed.

Registration is required by calling (419) 334-4495.

Hancock County

A Night Train Puppet Show is planned March 17 at Phillips Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve.

The “train” will be departing at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. to travel through the countryside and pick up neighborhood animals. The full production includes a puppet show, music and activities.

The puppet show also is on track during Discovery Stories at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. March 18 for children ages 3-6 with an adult companion. Other-aged siblings are welcome.

The preserve is at 1400 Oakwoods Lane, west of Findlay. For more information, visit or call (419) 425-PARK.

Crawford County

Crawford County Sugar Bush is planned for 1 p.m. Saturday at the Paul Hartschuh sugar shack. Visitors can see the springtime tradition of maple syrup production.

To reach the woods, go north on SR 100 until it meets SR 103. Follow 103 west to Knauss Road; the woods will be on the right.

At 2 p.m. Sunday, an eagle watch is to take place at Lowe-Volk Park, 2401 SR 598, Bucyrus.

Join naturalist Josh Dyer as he discusses the life history of the nation’s mascot. The presentation will conclude with a field trip to three nests for obervation. Call (419) 683-9000 for more details.