Parks Programs, May 13

Seneca County

• A Craft Creations program on cast iron cooking is planned for 5 p.m. Thursday at Seneca County Park District’s Garlo Heritage Nature Preserve. Participants can try their hand at cast iron cooking by preparing a dessert over the open fire. They all can learn about care and handling of cookware. All ages welcome. Registration is required.

• During a Discovery Series program at 5 p.m. May 22, teens ages 12-17 can learn about The Incredible World of Holes at Steyer Nature Preserve, 5901 N. CR 33. Join a naturalist to discover something new and exciting in the nature preserves each month. This month , the group will learn about holes found in a forest.

For more information or to register for programs, call (419) 447-8091 or email lrose@senecacountyparks.com. Visit the website at seneca


Sandusky County

• Sandusky County Park District is hosting a stream quality monitoring workshop 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at Wolf Creek Picnic Area. An important indicator of environmental health is water quality, which can be determined by surveying the creatures that live in the river. Participants are to be walking into the Sandusky River, so dress to get wet. No open-toed shoes. Registration is required.

Help clean up Ringneck Ridge, 1818 CR 74, Gibsonburg, 2-5 p.m. May 20. Registration is required.

• Volunteers are invited to assist with researcher Tom Kashmer’s ongoing fish surveys at 4 p.m. May 20 in Muddy Creek at Creek Bend Farm, 654 S. Main St., Lindsey. Registration is required.

• A Senior Stroll is planned for 9 a.m. May 21 at White Star Park Barn, 5013 CR 65, Gibsonburg. Seniors can get some exercise, enjoy nature and learn new things by walking the trails.

For more information or to register for programs, visit

lovemyparks.com or call (419) 334-4495.

Crawford County

• Join Crawford Park District for a Movie in the Park at 2 p.m. May 20 at Lowe-Volk Park, 2401 SR 598, Crestline. The movie, popcorn and an additional activity are provided. Take along a pillow and blanket to sit on while watching a movie about animals.