Park programs

Seneca County

Join Seneca County Park District for a Nature Walk Bird Talk at 8 a.m. July 5 at Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve, SR 19 south of Bloomville. All ages are welcome to walk the trails to see what nature has to offer. Dress warm for the one- to 1 1/2-hour walk. Binoculars are helpful. The walk qualifies for the walking stick program. No registration is required.

Sandusky County

Join Sandusky County Park District for fish research 2-4 p.m. July 5 and July 19 at Creek Bend Farm, 654 S. Main St., (SR 590), Lindsey. Dress to wade into the creek and assist with ongoing research. Fish traps have captured more than 6,000 fish of 42 species since studies began in 2002. All ages are welcome. Registration is required.

A Leave No Child Inside Natural Play Day is set for 7 p.m. July 5 at Wolf Creek Campground, 2701 SR 53, south of Fremont. Spend an evening with activities along the trail. Jump as far as a bullfrog, build a fort out of sticks and make s’mores. Dress to get dirty. No registration is required. Just show up at the first campsite.

Stargazing is set for sunset July 5 at Wolf Creek Campground, 2701 SR 53, Fremont. All ages are welcome to view the night sky with telescopes set up by Sandusky Valley Amateur Astronomers, or participants are invited to provide their own binoculars, telescopes and questions about astronomy. Drive to the end of the campground road at the southern entrance to Wolf Creek Park. No registration required.

Tom Sawyer Days is planned for 2-4 p.m. July 7, 14, 21 and 28 at Creek Bend Farm, 654 S. Main St., Lindsey, for ages 6-12 years. Children can learn about “The Adventures of Tom Sawyer” as they read a chapter from the book and then create an activity to go with it. Dress to get dirty and wet while reliving the adventures of Tom Sawyer through a book reading and activities. Each week, a different adventure. For the best Tom Sawyer experience, children should attend all four sessions, but they may attend any number.

A Kids in Nature program about aquatic discovery is set for 6-7 p.m. July 7 at White Star Doug Haubert Wetland, 1330 CR 66, Gibsonburg. Be prepared to get wet as while exploring life in the wetlands. Boots or old shoes suggested. No sandals or flipflops.

Adults are invited to Moonlight Canoeing 8-11 p.m. July 10, 11 and 12. Meet at the park office, 1970 Countryside Place, Fremont, then travel to Decoy Marsh. Each person must register with a partner. Registration is not taken online, it only can be taken by phone at (419) 334-4495.