|Parks district plans events for all ages|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Wednesday, 06 March 2013 10:03|
Plants, vultures, greenhouses and garage sales will be the focus of events coming from the Wood County Parks District beginning Friday.
That day, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Green Garage Sale will be held at the W. W. Knight Nature Preserve, Perrysburg. Items may be dropped off Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. TVs, large furniture and computers will not be accepted.
For more information, call (419) 661-1697.
A woody plant removal will be held Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Beaver Creek Preserve. Volunteers will help improve wildlife habitat by removing unwanted woody plants. No experience is required. Attendees should dress to work outdoors and bring gloves if available.
Turkey vultures will be the topic of the Pre-Schoolers in the Parks program to be held March 14 at 10:30 a.m. at Park District Headquaters on Mercer Road. This program, for children ages 3 to 6, will feature a short story and a craft about these birds. Adult companions must remain with children for this program.
Also on March 14, a "Pie Day" Greenhouse Help will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Reuthinger Preserve, Northwood. Volunteers may be asked to perform a variety of functions such as transplanting seedlings, filling pots, or watering plants. No experience is necessary. In celebration of "Pie Day," volunteers will be treated to dessert following the work session.
To register for programs, visit www.wcparks.org or call (419) 353-1897.
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