Park programs, Sept. 13
Seneca County Park District is hosting a canoe float down the Sandusky River at 5 p.m. Sept. 23, starting at Steyer Nature Preserve, CR 33 near Fort Seneca.
Canoes, paddles and adult life jackets are provided. Parents must provide child life jackets. Register early because this program fills quickly.
Learn the art of rug braiding at 5 p.m. Sept. 25 at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve, SR 19 south of Bloomville.
Participants will begin a rug, and should provide one yard of cotton material, scissors, needle and thread.
Call (419) 435-3915 to register for either program.
Nature’s art is the topic for a Meet Me at the Cabin program at 2 p.m. Sept. 24 at White Star Cabin, 5013 CR 65, Gibsonburg.
Be prepared to gather natural items from the trails and create an art project. Register by calling (419) 334-4495.
Join program assistant Chris Allen for a family evening of hiking under the full harvest moon. Participants should meet in the parking lot at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Phillips Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve.
Oakwoods preserve is at 1400 Oakwoods Lane, west of Findlay.
Unger Farm Heritage Day is planned for 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 21 at Unger Park, 1303 Bucyrus-Nevada Road.
The event includes a petting zoo, horses, llamas, nature craft for kids, horse-drawn wagon tours, outhouse tours, bale romping, mule plowing by Bob Couch, music and displays of farmstead items. Warren Uxley’s prairie tour will take place at 1 p.m. Food is to be served 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
A Viewing the Night Sky program is set for 8 p.m. Sept. 21 at Lowe-Volk Park, 2401 SR 598.
All ages are invited to join members of the Richland Astronomical Society as they share their knowledge and telescope skills with all who are interested in the night sky.
A Junior Naturalist Herpetology Search for youths ages 13-17 is planned for 1 p.m. Sept. 22 at Unger Park.
Naturalist Josh Dyer will lead the program to find reptiles and amphibians before they disappear for the year. The group is to visit various sites and wade in the river.
Register before Wednesday by calling (419) 683-9000.