A Planned Leisure Activities for Youth Day is to take place 1-2 p.m. Tuesday at Apple-Jack Park.
PLAY Days include organized games, crafts and activities for children in neighborhood parks. Parents, grandparents or childcare providers are encouraged to participate and should stay with children during activities.
Other PLAY Days this summer are July 13 at Hedges-Boyer Park barn, July 19 at Beechwood Park, Aug, 15 at Oakley Park and Aug. 20 at Schekelhoff Park.
For more information, visit www.tiffinparks.com or call (419) 448-5408.
Deadline for the 12th annual Seneca County Park District Photo Contest is June 29. Amateur photographers and youth are encouraged to enter.
For more information, call (419) 435-3915.
A stargazing program is planned at sunset June 23 at Sandusky County Park District's Wolf Creek Park Campground. All ages are welcome to view the night sky with telescopes set up by Sandusky Valley Amateur Astronomers. Visitors are invited to provide their own binoculars or telescopes and attend with questions about astronomy.
Drive to the end of the campground road, at the southern entrance to Wolf Creek Park, 2701 SR 53, south of Fremont.
Wet & Wild Week is happening 9 a.m.-noon June 25-29 at Creek Bend Farm, 654 S. Main, Lindsey. Children ages 6-12 can join Linda Rose to learn about a different habitat each day and explore areas such as woods, creek and grasslands.
Children should dress to get wet and are asked to provide a snack each day.
Call (419) 334-4495 for a registration form. Cost is $15 for the week.
A Meet Me at the Cabin program about Dutch oven desserts is planned for 4 p.m. June 26 at White Star Cabin, 5013 CR 65, Gibsonburg.
Participants should be prepared to help make dessert and learn the basics of Dutch oven cookery from Linda Rose.
Registration is required by calling (419) 334-4495.
Hancock Park District is planning a family alphabet hike at 7 p.m. June 21 at Litzenberg Memorial Woods.
Meet Program Assistant Rikki Youngpeter for a fun-filled hike in search of natural items that start with or look like letters of the alphabet. Appropriate shoes and bug spray are recommended.
Litzenberg Memorial Woods, 6100 US 224, is 6 miles west of Findlay.
"The Power of Pollinators" is the topic of an open house 1-4 p.m. June 24 at "Doc" Phillips Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve.
The program is to feature animals that serve a crucial role of plant reproduction. A program is to be followed by hands-on activities, children's crafts and games. Participants can learn how to make feeders and homes for several featured animals and find out how to plant a pollinator-friendly garden.
Oakwoods preserve is at 1400 Oakwoods Lane, off West Sandusky Street off CR 144 west of Findlay.
For more information, visit www.HancockParks.com.
Get a Knack for the Kayak with Crawford Park District during a 1 p.m. June 23 program at Neff Reservoir, SR 98, Bucyrus. Join Steve and Caleb Meadows for basic instruction and a casual trip around the reservoir in a kayak. Some kayaks are available.
Participation is limited.
Learn the trials of restoring a prairie during a program at 2 p.m. June 24 at Salem Cemetery, Lower-Leesville and Parcher roads.
Restoration of native habitats is a long process that is fraught with unexpected challenges and complications. Warren Uxley has spent the last five years restoring a tallgrass prairie at the Salem Cemetery and will be sharing the successes and analyzing the problems he has encountered during this project.