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Nursery Nights, scarecrows bats among park programs PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 30 September 2013 09:22
Register for the following Wood County park programs at www.wcparks.org or by calling 419-353-1897.
•    Native Nursery Nights volunteer opportunity, 6 p.m. Thursday, Reuthinger Preserve - Volunteers may be asked to plant, water, weed or collect seed. Dress to work outdoors and bring gloves if you have them.
•    Lunch and Crunch volunteer opportunity, noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Bradner Preserve, Fostoria Road access - If you are part of a service organization and need volunteer hours this program is for you. It's also open to anyone else who would like to volunteer. There will be a light lunch and a variety of tasks. Dress to work outdoors.
•    Pre-schoolers in the Parks: Bats, 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Park District headquarters - For children 3 to 6 years of age. Participants will enjoy a short story and a craft. Adult companions must remain with children for this program.
•    Scarecrow Workshop, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8, Wood County Historical Center - Join in the fun of the fall tradition of building scarecrows. Straw, string, support pole and refreshments provided; you bring scarecrow clothes, decoration and support for the scarecrow's back and arms (to attach to the display pole, if needed). You can take it home or enter it in the annual Scarecrow Contest to win cash prizes. Forms will be available at the workshop. Contest scarecrows will be left on display for the Oct. 19 Folklore and Funfest at the Historical Center.
•    Last Blooms, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9, Baldwin Woods Preserve - It's not over 'til it's over. We'll look for fall flowers like witch-hazel and beautiful bottle gentian and possibly find some late mushrooms. Sturdy footwear recommended.
•    Native Nursery Nights volunteer opportunity, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10, Reuthinger Preserve - Volunteers may be asked to plant, water, weed or collect seed. Dress to work outdoors and bring gloves if you have them.
•    The Big Bradner Scavenger Hunt, 9 to 10:30 a.m. Oct. 12, Bradner Preserve, Fostoria Road access - Look for some of the things that make Bradner Preserve special while enjoying the fall colors. Refuel with cider and donuts after traversing the district's largest park.
•    Pumpkin Carving volunteer opportunity, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 17, Wood County Historical Center, Adam Phillips Shelter House - Help decorate for the annual Folklore and Funfest by carving a pumpkin to put on display. All materials and pumpkins provided. Pumpkins cannot be taken home until after the Folklore and Funfest on Oct. 19.
Last Updated on Monday, 30 September 2013 11:01
 

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