Tiffin Park and Recreation Department invites residents to make and fly their own kites during a kite derby noon-2 p.m. Sunday at Hedges-Boyer Park.
Families can mark their calendars for the annual fishing derby at the Izaak Walton pond, River Road, 9:30-11 a.m. June 2.
The catch-and-release fishing contest is for youth ages 17 and younger assisted by an adult age 18 or older.
Tiffin Park and Recreation Department is taking registrations for free summer day camps and "FUNdamentals of Sports" camps at Hedges-Boyer Park.
Each day camp has a theme to keep participants active and sports camps teach the fundamentals while putting the emphasis on fun.
Each camp is 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily.
Scheduled camps for ages 5-10 include Adventures in Nature (session 1) June 11-14, Adventures in Nature (session 2) June 25-28, Adventures Around the World (session 1) July 9-12, and Adventures Around the World (session 2) July 30-Aug. 2.
A free pre-teen/teen camp is planned July 23-26.
The sports camp schedule includes baseball camp for ages 5-8 June 4-7, tennis camp for ages 7 and older June 18-21, dance damp for ages 9-14 July 16-19, golf camp for ages 8-14 July 16-19 ($15 fee) and bowling camp for ages 5 and older Aug. 6-9 ($2 fee).
For more information, call (419) 448-5408.
Don Trinko, of Millstream Astronomy Club, is to present a program on telescopes for beginners at 9 p.m. Saturday at shelter 5 of the Hancock Park District's Riverbend Recreation Area.
He plans to talk about types of telescopes and telescope mounts for people just starting out. All ages are invited. Public viewing is planned after the program if conditions are favorable.
Riverbend Recreation Area is off SR 568, east of Findlay at 16618 TR 208.
An open house and program about the lily family of plants is set for 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Oakwoods Nature Preserve "Doc" Phillips Discovery Center.
Lilies and trilliums are a part of this family, but so are onions and garlic.
Oakwoods preserve is at 1400 Oakwoods Lane, off West Sandusky Street off CR 144 west of Findlay.
Join Mrs. McKinnis as she hosts a quilting bee and see firsthand how much work goes into hand quilting. Learn about the types of colorful fabric that was available in the 1840s.
Litzenberg Memorial Woods is at 6100 US 224, 6 miles west of Findlay.
Crawford Park District invites all ages to a living history program 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and 8-10 p.m. June 2 at Lowe-Volk Park, 2401 SR 598.
Step into the past and learn from military and American Indian camps set up by Colonel Crawford's Company. The daylight celebration is to include Revolutionary War period demonstrators. Expect to see blacksmithing, candle making, wooden flute construction, gourd birdhouse carving, American Indian pottery, pioneer living and native plants, and a reeneactment of the capture of Colonel Crawford.
In the evening, there are to be lantern tours through the woods led by American Indian re-enactors.
Admission is free. Call (419) 683-9000 for details.