Crawford Park District Events

Ohio’s Raptors program

This program, on Monday, Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. at Lowe-Volk Park, 2401 Ohio 598 is for kids, up to grade 6. Ohio has many species of raptors, some year-round residents and others briefly passing through. Join the Crawford Park District’s Joy Etter-Link for enjoyable hands-on activities and a craft. Participants will have fun with Joy learning about raptors and their importance in food webs. For more information contact the Crawford Park District office at 419-683-9000.

Homeschool in Nature: Animal Whys?

On Thursday, Nov. 10 at 9 a.m. and at 10:30 a.m., at Lowe-Volk Park, the park district will offer programs for home-schooled children. In this class, participants will look into why different animals behave the way they do and why they might have different physical adaptations. This program is for children ages 5-8, who will meet from 9-10 a.m. Children ages 9-12 will meet from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Sessions will be limited to 20 per age group. Call the Park District at 419-683-9000 to reserve your spot by Nov. 9.

Nature Hike at Heckert Nature Preserve

This hie is set for 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12 at Heckert Nature Preserve, 1601 Ohio 19, Bucyrus. Meet Crawford Park District Naturalist Warren Uxley who will lead the fall hike. The last flowering plants and insects of the year can be seen along the trail at Heckert and you may see anything from dragonflies to migrating warblers during this time of seasonal transition.

Wild Wednesdays

Wednesday, November 16 10am & 2pm Lowe-Volk Park, 2401 State Route 598

Come to the Nature Center and enjoy an hour of nature exploration led by Crawford Park District Naturalist, Josh Dyer. This program, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at Lowe-Volk Park, will vary and may include a story, short hike, craft, or a visit from an animal. For pre-schoolers and their parents. Come dressed for the weather. Morning and afternoon programs will be similar, just choose the time that best fits your schedule. Call 419-683-9000 for information.

Take a Hike Day

It’s National Take a Hike Day! Come to Lowe-Volk Park on Nov. 17 at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. and join Crawford Park District Naturalist Lisa Bogard on a leisurely stroll through the woods. For more information, call 419-683-9000.

For information on any Crawford Park District event, call 419-683-9000, visit the group’s Facebook page, or visit the park district’s website.