Crawford Park District notes – Dec. 7

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Down to Earth: Crystals and Gemstones

Tuesday, Dec. 8 6:30pm Lowe-Volk Park, 2401 State Route 598

Thursday, Dec. 10 6:30pm Lowe-Volk Park, 2401 State Route 598

The Crawford Park District invites you to join guest presenter, Erin D’Ettorre, for an exciting program on crystals and gemstones. Erin has collected rocks, minerals and gemstones throughout North America. She has experience as a public school teacher and has also worked setting gemstones in jewelry. As a dedicated hobbyist, she has a comprehensive collection to share. You might even get to see your birthstone in its natural condition! Both programs will be identical which gives you the opportunity to choose the best one for your schedule.

K-9 Friends!

Wednesday, Dec. 9 4 pm Lowe-Volk Park, 2401 State Route 598

Come and join Crawford Park District Naturalist, Logan Masters, on a nice, easy stroll through Lowe-Volk Park with your “best friend” by your side. All ages and breeds are welcome. Leashes required.

Recycling at Lowe-Volk Park, Saturday Dec. 12 9am to noon

Lowe-Volk Park, 2401 State Route 598

The Colonel Crawford Lions Club and The Friends of the Crawford Park District will have a RECYCLE DAY, from 9 am to noon at the Lowe-Volk Park Nature center located at 2401 State Route 598. (Volunteers will not be present to assist.)

The following items will be accepted.

* Cardboard

* Clear/brown/green/blue glass (separate by color)

* #1 (PETE) plastics

* #2 (HDPE) plastics (colors do not have to be separated)

* Newspaper/magazines/office paper/junk mail

* Steel cans

* Aluminum cans

* Household batteries

* eyeglasses

* CFL lightbulbs – from households only, no businesses please

* Laptops, tablets & cell phones.

No electronics, computer towers, computer monitors or televisions will be accepted.

Junior Naturalist: Johnny Appleseed Museum

Saturday, Dec. 12 9am Meet @ Nature Center

The Crawford Park District invites youth ages 13-17 on a field trip to learn about Johnny Appleseed. An integral part of the Ohio Frontier, John Chapman embodies the American Spirit. Nurseryman, pioneer, evangelist, explorer, and mush more are titles pinned to the man known as Johnny Appleseed. Participants will visit the Johnny Appleseed Educational Center and Museum in Urbana to separate fact from fiction about “Appleseed John”. For ages 13-17. Pre-register by Dec. 11.

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