Park programs, Nov. 8
A Moon & Stars Hike is planned for 7:30-9 p.m. Nov. 16 at Peninsular Farms, north of Fremont.
Participants can enjoy a night-time walk on the historic property and discuss nocturnal creatures as well as the moon and stars. Bring binoculars and portable telescopes if possible.
Hike for the Health of It at 4 p.m. Nov. 18 at Blue Heron Reserve, 2134 CR 260, Vickery.
No registration is needed to walk with Linda Rose.
Corn cob dolls are the topic of a Meet Me at the Cabin program at 6 p.m. Nov. 21 at White Star Park Log Cabin, 5013 CR 65, Gibsonburg.
Bring scraps of material, scissors and thread to create a corn cob doll.
For details or to register for programs, call (419) 334-4495.
JT Senghas is to present a program on comets at 6 p.m. Saturday.
Join him and the rest of the Millstream Astronomy Club at Riverbend Recreation Area’s shelter 5. Public viewing is to take place after the program as long as weather and sky conditions are favorable.
Riverbend Recreation Area is off SR 568, east of Findlay, at 16618 TR 208.
Two history programs are planned for Nov. 16 at Lowe-Volk Park, 2401 SR 598, Crestline.
“Tellin’ Tales: County History Through Postcards” is to take place at 2 p.m. The focus for the monthly program in November is county history as it is recorded by postcards.
All are invited to share postcards, stories and anecdotes.
At 3:15 p.m. is a program about Leesville history. In this session, the park district is to concentrate on The Trading Post and its history.
The property was owned by the founder of Leesville, Rev. Robert Lee, who purchased 160 acres from Jacob Snyder in 1828. Nancy Everly will be present to assist with the program.
For more information, call (419) 683-9000.