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The community is invited to join Firelands Regional Medical Center for a free program focusing on Total Body Joint Protection & Body Mechanics. The series will be held at 1 pm on Tuesdays beginning on May 14 and concluding on May 28. This three-week lecture series will be held in the Community Resource Room at Firelands South Campus, 1912 Hayes Avenue, Sandusky. Lanette Acord, OTR/L, Occupational Therapist, and April Hamlin, PT, Physical Therapist, with Firelands Regional Medical Center, will teach individuals how to: Protect your joints, Increase mobility and Decrease pain. To register for any or all of the dates, call 419-557-7410.
The Huron County Department of Job & Family Services has been awarded Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) funding in the amount of $240,000 to provide summer employment opportunities for eligible 18 – 24 year old young adults. The grant runs May 15, 2013 – August 31, 2013 and funding will be available until it runs out. Eligibility guidelines are part of the Prevention, Retention & Contingency (PRC) plan. Income for the program is set at 200% of the federal poverty level, which is $3,925 per month for a family of four. Young adults must fit into of the following three categories: Youth ages 16-24, as long as they are in a needy family that also has a minor child; or Youth ages 16-24 that have a minor child and are considered needy; or Youth ages 16-24 that are non-custodial parents as long as they are considered needy and have a minor child.The purpose of the program is to help provide income to young adults, but just as important, if not more important, it provides work experience and hands-on work history. Anyone interested in applying for the TANF Summer Youth Employment Program can pick up an application packet at the Huron County Job & Family Services Job Store located at Entrance D, 185 Shady Lane Drive in Norwalk. Please call 419 668-8126 extension 3335 if you have questions or need additional assistance. The grant funding is limited and will be issued based on application approval date. EMPLOYERS we need you to make this successful. There is minimal paperwork; all eligibility and matching will be done at our Agency. If providing a good work experience to a young adult while being reimbursed for wages and fringe benefits sounds appealing, please contact Mackenzie Webb at 419 668-8126 extension 3338 or e-mail her at email@example.com. For more information about Huron County Job and Family Services visit their website at http://www.huroncountydjfs.org
Erie Metro Parks is excited to announce their schedule of Summer Nature Camps for 2013! These day camps offer education on a wide variety of topics and start in June and run through July. Children will have the opportunity to learn about where their food comes from, creepy crawly critters, making crafts, canoeing, kayaking and more! With 13 camps for children of all ages there is sure to be something that interests your child. Register Today to find out more about the specific camps, dates, costs and locations on eriemetroparks.org. Any questions, or requests for information can be directed to 419-625-7783 ext. 221.
Set the Stage is Caryl Crane Youth Theatre’s new educational outreach program designed to offer children from the surrounding school districts the opportunity to see their first live theatrical show at no cost. The experience, which includes admission to an unabridged performance of each show in the CCYT 2012-2013 season, as well as educational and artistic interaction opportunities, will provide the initial theatre exposure a child needs to foster an interest and passion in the theatre arts for life.
The Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce will again be holding Downtown Oak Harbor Farmers’ Markets on the fourth Saturday of each month June-October from 9:00am to 1:00pm. The location of the market has been moved this year to the Log Cabin Park on North Church Street. Along with farm fresh produce, farm market vendors can also provide quality poultry products, fresh baked goods, herbs, fresh cut flowers, all types of plants, fruit, cider, handmade crafts, garden décor, antiques, art, music, jewelry and gourmet food items. If you are interested in being a vendor, you may call the Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce at 419-898-0479 for more information or visit the chamber of commerce website for an application at www.oakharborohio.net.
Sandusky Area Churches will be launching a Free Community Breakfast to residents of Sandusky/Erie County. Breakfast will be served on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month, 9-11:00 a.m., and will begin on Sat. Apr. 13 in the Fellowship Hall of First Presbyterian Church, using the glass door entrance on Jackson Street for handicapped accessibility.
Russel Simboli has had a long, hard two years battling with throat cancer. It ended up taking his voice box and both vocal cords, leaving him unable to speak. Voice technology exists but is very costly. His current treatments require frequent trips to Toledo and Cleveland. If you would be interested in helping Russell, donations can be made at any Citizens Bank Branch on behalf of the Russell Simboli Speech Fund.
Since October of 1989, Safe Harbour has provided many services to the community. Safe Harbour is now in need of Household Supplies, Paper Products, Cleaning Products, New Twin Sheets, New Towels and Wash Clothes, New Blankets, Feminine Hygiene Products, New Socks, New Night Clothes, New Slippers, New Women’s Plus Size Clothing. Safe Harbour requests New items because each resident takes whatever is given to them when they leave the shelter. Safe Harbour does not have the storage available to store used items. For further information, please call 419-626-2200 or 419-621-7785.
Down Syndrome of Sandusky Children's Play and Support Group Meeting. Please join us the 2nd Thursday of each month from 6pm to 8pm at the Milan Library located at 19 E. Church Street Milan, OH. Children, parents and grandparents of all ages are welcome. Please bring age appropriate toys for your children. Juice boxes and bottled water will be provided. Topic specific discussions and Children's storytime are optional.
Easter Seals Northern Ohio’s Milan office now has a clothing donation bin. If you have usable clothing, in good condition to donate (clothing only), please bring to our Milan office’s red donation bin located at 9501 US 250 N, Milan, Ohio (Olde Towne Windows& Doors complex). Please do not leave clothing outside of bin. Easter Seals Northern Ohio’s programs and services support local children and adults with disabilities.
All are welcome to the Catholic Community Supper on Wednesday evenings from 4p.m. to 5:30p.m. at Holy Angels Gym, 428 Tiffin Avenue, Sandusky. Wheel-chair friendly. Free transportation is available by calling the Sandusky Transit a week in advance to reserve your seat (mention the Community Supper at Holy Angels). This Ministry is a year-around program available every Wednesday, but "closed the first Wednesday" of each month.
Serving Our Seniors, the geriatric social service agency that advocates for older adults to maintain their independence is in need of unwanted hearing aids that fit over-the-ear. The donated hearing aids will be refurbished and dispensed by an audiologist or hearing aid business to Erie County residents, age 60+ at a cost that is within each senior citizen’s ability to afford, without causing any financial hardship. Donate the over-the-ear hearing aid go at Serving Our Seniors, 310 E. Boalt Street, Sandusky. For more information call 419-624-1856 or 800-564-1856.
The Lupus Walk 2013 Breakfast sponsored by the Chevrolet Network and Sharpnack Chevrolet will be held on Saturday, May 18th from 8am – 11am. This event will take place at the Willard Church of God, 4551 Willard West Rd. Willard. Cost is $5 per person. For more information, contact Tammie Turner at 567-224-4624.
Saturday, May 18, 2013 is the date for VFW 2480 Armed Forces Day Rockin Bluegrass Festival. This fun-filled day is a celebration of the love of our Armed Forces and good food, drink and entertainment. Most of all, it celebrates America’s Freedom. Held at 1125 E. Fifth St. Port Clinton, Ohio, just behind Bel Mel’s Tavern off Railroad Street. The VFW 2480 Armed Forces Day Rockin Bluegrass Festival will be twelve hours of fun-packed activities – come join the fun! Featuring: A Freedom Ride Poker Run first bike out at 11AM Last Bike in at 6PM with cash prizes for the best hand. 12PM-2PM The Fulton County Bluegrass Band, 2PM-4PM The Bridge County Bluegrass Band, 4PM-6PM The Ottawa County Bluegrass Band, 6PM-8PM Country Express, 8PM-10PM Sonny and Posey, and 10PM-12AM The Catsass Band all for one low price of Pre sale tickets now thru May 11th at $15 per person 16 years and older and $25 per person 16 years or older after May 11th. Children under 16 years MUST be accompanied by their parents. For more information about VFW 2480 Armed Forces Day Rockin Bluegrass Festival, log onto http://www.hogsbythelake.com/ or Port Clinton VFW on Facebook. All schedules are subject to change.
Firelands Regional Medical Center will be offering a Breastfeeding Basics education class on Saturday, May 18 from 10 am until 12 pm. The class will be held at Firelands Regional Medical Center’s South Campus, 1912 Hayes Avenue, Sandusky. The class is designed to teach new parents the benefits of breastfeeding and how to successfully breastfeed their baby. The cost for this course is $10.00 – (No charge with coupon). The Foundation for Firelands provides funding to make this program possible. To register, please call Firelands Regional Medical Center at 419-557-7840.
The Christian Singles Fellowship is having a Singles Trip to the Tiffin Flea Market on Saturday, May 18th. They will car pool from Sandusky YMCA at 10am. Please bring a packed lunch or you can buy lunch as well. Dinner will be at an area restaurant.
On Saturday, May 18, the Fremont Lowe's employees will be hosting the 3rd Annual Community Safety Fair from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. This is a powerful and exciting event that will promote safety to our community and most important its children. The event will be in the parking lot of Fremont Lowe's and is solely organized by the employees on their own private volunteered time.
Bring your friends and family to help fight for a cure at East of Chicago, located at 56 Stower Ln. in Norwalk, on Monday, May 20, 2013 from 11:00am to 8:00pm. The amazing donation of 50% of ALL sales including all Dine In, Delivery, & Carryout orders will be donated to the American Cancer Society Relay For Life. The CUREsaders Relay For Life team members will be your dine in servers for the day.
Spend an afternoon in the park enjoying a free concert! Port Clinton High School Choir Director Eric Watts has a special concert planned for Sunday, May 19, 4:30pm, at Lakeview Park on Perry Street in Port Clinton. The event is a Contemporary A Cappella concert featuring North Olmsted High School’s “Coming Attractions” & “Special Edition”, as well as Port Clinton High School’s Touch of Class. Enjoy the sound of these talented high school students in the comfort of your own lawn chair or favorite picnic blanket. Port Clinton Music Boosters will provide picnic style concessions during the concert. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held in the PCHS Cafeteria.
The second regular Board Meeting for May will be Monday, May 20th beginning at 5pm for the executive session and then followed by the open session for the public. The meetings will take place at the Veterans Service Office in the Erie County Office Building, 247 Columbus Ave. Sandusky.
The American Red Cross will be hosting the following blood drive on Monday May 20th at the Congregational United Church of Christ, 205 Main St. Castalia, from 1pm-7pm.
The American Red Cross will be hosting the following blood drive on Tuesday May 21st at the Ohio Veterans Home, 347 Columbus Ave. Sandusky, in the Veterans Hall from Noon-4pm.
The American Red Cross will be hosting the following blood drive on Wednesday May 22nd at the American Legion, 3615 Hayes Ave. Sandusky, from 1pm-6pm.
Firelands Regional Medical Center’s Luncheon Club will be held on Wednesday, May 22 at the Sandusky Yacht Club, 529 E. Water Street, Sandusky. Mike Canfield, Vice President, Operations and Chief Information Officer, Firelands Regional Medical Center, will share the latest information regarding the wonders of information technology in order to communicate your medical history when the need arises. The buffet lunch is from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm and will be followed by the presentation at 12:30 pm. The Luncheon Club program is open to the public and features knowledgeable healthcare providers. Reservations are recommended. The Foundation for Firelands provides funding to make this program possible. Please call 419-557-7840 the Wednesday prior to the date of the event.
Main Street Port Clinton is pleased to announce the first annual Port Clinton Walleye Beer Fest on Thursday, May 23 from 7:00pm to 11:00pm in the Entertainment Tent at the 33rd anniversary of the Walleye Festival. Over 20 breweries serving 100+ beers will be available for sampling that evening. Local restaurant vendors will be pairing food with the beer. There will be live performances by the Last of the Wildmen and the Naked Baked Band. General admission tickets are only $25 and includes 20 samples, tasting glass, and live entertainment. In Port Clinton, general admission tickets can be purchased at the Main Street Port Clinton office located at 110 Madison Street, Bassett’s Market, McCarthy’s, Rosie’s Bar & Grill, Slater’s Madison Street Pub, and Waldo Peppers. In Sandusky, tickets can be purchased at Bayshore Beverage and MeKong. In Fremont, tickets can be purchased at Chud’s and the Depot. The Alley and the Taproom in Clyde and Ralph’s Joy of Living also have general admission tickets for sale. Don’t wait. A limited number of tickets will be sold. VIP admission tickets are $35 and includes 20 samples, tasting glass, early entry, swag bag, and exclusive entertainment. VIP tickets can be purchased at the Main Street office located at 110 Madison Street in downtown historic Port Clinton. The Port Clinton Walleye Beer Fest is made possible because of the generous support of the Civilian Marksmanship Program and is hosted by the Beer Scout. For more information, please contact Main Street Port Clinton at 419-734-5503 or visit www.walleyefestival.com.
Join Firelands Regional Medical Center on Thursday, May 23 from 5:30 – 7 pm for the community health program “Power Up!” William Gosser, PTA, ATC, CSCS, Lead Athletic Trainer at Firelands Regional Medical Center, will speak on the importance of hydration as well as if drinking sports drinks are necessary to keep your power up during activities. The program will be held at Great Wolf Lodge in the Northwest Territory Room, 4600 Milan Road, Sandusky. Cost of the evening is $15 per person and includes heavy appetizers, dessert and beverages. Call 419-557-7410 by May 17 to register.
Firelands Regional Medical Center will be hosting a Pediatric Neurology Clinic on Friday, May 24. Staffed by a Board Certified Pediatric Specialist from Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, Pediatric Specialty Clinics are held in the Firelands South Campus Outpatient Specialty Clinic, 1912 Hayes Avenue, Sandusky. To schedule an appointment for the Pediatric Neurology Clinic, call 1-800-377-3117.
The Christian Singles Fellowship will have a Bible and Bike Night on Friday, May 24th at 6:15pm at Karsons’ home, 1401 Berlin Rd. Huron. Please bring a donation of $3 for cheese franks and chips or dessert/pop.
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The 39th Annual Utica Sertoma Ice Cream Festival features a weekend packed with free events that are ideal for the entire family, including live music and entertainment, crafts, loads of old-fashioned games and activities, and -- of course -- locally made Velvet Ice Cream. Slated for Memorial Day weekend, May 25-27, the Utica Sertoma Ice Cream Festival takes place at Velvet Ice Cream's Ye Olde Mill State on Rt. 13, just one mile south of Utica. Parking is $5. Details on the festival are available at UticaOldFashionedIceCreamFestival.com, with Velvet Ice Cream and Ye Olde Mill information found at www.VelvetIceCream.com.
Firelands Regional Medical Center will be hosting a Pediatric Physiatry Clinic on Tuesday, May 28. Staffed by a Pediatric Specialist from Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital, Pediatric Specialty Clinics are held in the Firelands South Campus Outpatient Clinic, 1912 Hayes Avenue, Sandusky. To schedule an appointment for the Pediatric Physiatry Clinic, call 216-448-6179.
A Free Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Screening will be held on Thursday, May 30 from 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm at University Hospitals Seidman Cancer Center at Firelands Regional Medical Center, 701 Tyler Street, Sandusky. Early detection is important in the fight against oral, head and neck cancer. Symptoms can include change of voice, sore in mouth, lump in throat, growth in neck, and red/white patches in the mouth, to name a few. The screening will include an examination of the mouth, throat and neck with one of the following physicians: Vinay Gudena, MD, MPH – Medical Oncologist, Grae Schuster, MD – Radiation Oncologist, John Helmcamp, DDS – Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon and Terence Kelly, DDS – Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon. Appointments are required. Call 419-557-7410 by May 28 to register.
The American Red Cross will be hosting the following blood drive on Friday May 31st at Firelands Regional Medical Center, 1912 Hayes Ave. Sandusky, on the South Campus in the Education Room. This event will be held from Noon-5pm.
The American Red Cross will be hosting the following blood drive on Saturday June 1st at the Milan Community Blood Drive, On the Square from 9am-1pm. All donors will receive an insulated tote.
The American Red Cross will be hosting the following blood drive on Saturday June 1st Trinity Lutheran Church, 308 South Mrytle St. Willard, from 9am-1pm. All donors will receive a tumbler with lid.
The 8th Annual Motorcycle Blessing and Ride at the North Fairfield House of Prayer, located on Rt. 162, east in North Fairfield, will be held Saturday, June 1st. Sign up starts at 9am. The first bike is out at 11am. There is no fee. There will be food, prizes and live music by David Sprouse. All are welcome- ride in and be blessed. For more information, contact Brad Hayes at 419-750-0120 or Beverly Vera at 440-453-4205.
The Sandusky County Park Districts announces Canoe Odyssey - Park to Park, Meet at 7:00 am: Sat, June 1. Meet at the Park Office, 1970 Countryside Place, Fremont. Enjoy following a 'water trail' from Decoy Marsh to Muddy Creek Reserve. We provide canoes and lifejackets, you pack a snack. Travel with Tom Kashmer on Green Creek to the mouth of Sandusky River, through Muddy Creek Bay to Muddy Creek. Canoe experience required, allow 5 hours for the trip. Canoe Odyssey registration is not taken online, it can only be taken by phone: 419-334-4495 or toll free 1-888-200-5577.
The Sandusky County Park Districts announces National Trails Day Hike, Sat, June 1, 7:30 am - Wolf Creek Park Campground. Celebrate the day with an early morning hike. All ages welcome. Hike at your own pace. Meet at the campground parking lot at the southern entrance to Wolf Creek Park, 2701 S.R. 53 south of Fremont.
The Sandusky County Park Districts announces Stream Quality Monitoring, Sat, June 1, 10:30am-12:30pm, Wolf Creek Canoe Launch, 2409 S. State Route 53, Fremont. Discover the health of the Sandusky River by searching for the critters that live in it. Dress to get wet & bring an extra pair of shoes. Registration required by calling 419-334-4495, or toll free 1-888-200-5577.
The Sandusky County Park Districts announces Puddle Jumpers: BUGS!, Mon, June 3, 10:00am, Ringneck Ridge Wildlife Area, 1818 C.R. 74, Gibsonburg. This event is for ages 5 and under and should grab their bug nets and bug boxes (or share what we have), to search for bugs. Just like the bugs that crawl, hop, and fly in a yard near you! Registration required by calling 419-334-4495 or toll free 1-888-200-5577.
The Sandusky County Park Districts announces Becoming Caroline, Mondays, June 3,10, 17, 24, 1:00-3:00pm, White Star Cabin, 5013 C.R. 65, Gibsonburg. Ages 6 to 12 are invited to become Caroline, an American Girl who loves sailing in 1812. Each week will be a different adventure related to the book. Attendance at all four sessions provides the best experience, but you may attend any number of weeks. Registration required by calling 419-334-4495 or toll free 1-888-200-5577.
The Sandusky County Park Districts announces Nature Discoveries:Butterflies, Fri, June 7, 11:00am-1:00pm, White Star Cabin, 5013 C.R. 65, Gibsonburg. Hike the trail behind the log cabins to look for butterflies. We will identify different species and learn more about their life cycle. Free butterfly field guides for each person. Please bring an insect net if you have one. Registration required by calling 419-334-4495, or toll free 1-888-200-5577.
The Sandusky County Park Districts announces Tree Huggers: Wildlife Safari, Fri, June 7, 1:00-4:00pm, Steyer Nature Preserve, 5901 N. C.R. 33, Tiffin. Co-sponsored by Seneca Co Park District, ages 6-12 will spend the afternoon discovering what wildlife lives in the preserve. Dress to get a little dirty. A "wildlife" snack will be provided. Registration required by calling 419-334-4495 or toll free 1-888-200-5577.
The Sandusky County Park Districts announces Leave No Child Inside Play Day, Sat, June 8, 5:00-8:00pm, Wolf Creek Campground, 2701 S.R. 53 south of Fremont. Spend the evening playing naturally. You will get a list of clues to find activity areas: cross the creek, build a fort, jump like a frog, make s'mores and so much more. No batteries needed. No screens to look at. No registration required. Just show up at the first campsite and start the fun.
The Sandusky Bonsai Club presents its 39th Annual Spring Bonsai Show Saturday, June 8th and Sunday, June 9th at the Sandusky High School Cultural Center, 2130 Hayes Ave. Sandusky. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. This event includes demos, prizes and plant sales.
The Sandusky County Park Districts announces Fishing with Ranger Dan, Mon, June 10, 10:00am, White Star Park, Sycamore Shelter, 925 S. Main, Gibsonburg. Learn fishing techniques with Ranger Dan and Naturalist Linda. Bait and poles provided or bring your own. Registration required by calling 419-334-4495 or toll free 1-888-200-5577.
Port Clinton High School Volleyball Coaching Staff and high school players will host a Volleyball Camp in the PCHS Gymnasium on June 12 – 14, 2013. Camp times are from 9:00am – 11:00am for grades 3, 4 and 5; 11:30am – 1:30pm for grades 6, 7 & 8. Campers will partake in various drills and games to help shape their volleyball skills and techniques; cost is $30 per player. To participate, send completed registration forms and payment to Stephanie Meyer at Bataan Memorial Primary Elementary, 575 W. Sixth Street, Port Clinton, Ohio 43452. Registration forms will be sent home with students and are available on the district webpage, www.pccsd.net. Deadline for registration is by Monday, May 27 in order to guarantee a camp T-shirt.
The Sandusky County Park Districts announces Clyde Fishing Festival Thurs, June 13, 9:00 am - Noon, S. Main Reservoir, Clyde. The Park District and the OSS Solid Waste District invite ages 15 and under and their families to a morning of fishing. Bait is provided, some loaner equipment is available. Enjoy casting contest, crafts, 'how to filet a fish' demo, and just plain fishing. Get hooked on fishing and learn a skill to enjoy for life. The reservoir is located next to Clyde Water Treatment Plant, 1041 S. Main, Clyde 43410.
The Sandusky County Park Districts announces HIKE for the Health of It, Thurs, June 13, 2:30pm, Doug Haubert Wetlands of White Star Park, 1330 C.R.66, Gibsonburg. No registration required, just show up and walk with Naturalist Linda.
The Sandusky County Park Districts announces Track and Trail: Research in the Preserve, Fri, June 14, 1:00-4:00pm, Steyer Nature Preserve, 5901 N. C.R. 33, Tiffin. Co-sponsored by Seneca Co Park District, ages 12-17 will learn to use dichotomous keys to identify trees, wildflowers, and more. A light snack will be provided. Prepare to hike and have fun. Registration required by calling 419-334-4495 or toll free 1-888-200-5577.
The Sandusky County Park Districts announces MOVIE in the Park - White Star Park, BARN, 5013 CR 65, Gibsonburg. Fri, June 14, Time: DUSK (approximately 9:00pm). Enjoy the NEW Outdoor Cinema system, thanks to Sandusky County Communities Foundation and People for Parks. Bring blankets and chairs to sit and watch FREE family movies outdoors on a 16 foot inflatable screen. Bring snacks or enjoy fresh popcorn on site. Copyright law prohibits us from listing the movie title in the newspaper or on the radio, but give us a call or check the park information boards for movie titles.
The Relay For Life of Sandusky will be celebrating the 16th Anniversary! The Relay For Life of Sandusky will be held Friday, June 14th at Strobel Field at Cedar Point Stadium. The event is a celebration of life for survivors, a memorial for loved ones lost, and a rally for the community to fight cancer.
The Sandusky County Park Districts announces “Grand” Canoe Trip, Sat, June 15, 9:00 am Meet at Park Office, 1970 Countryside Place, Fremont. This program is scheduled for Grandparents and Grandkids to have a memorable family outing. Open to ages 6 and older, bring your own child size lifejacket, we only provide adult sizes. Register in pairs – both people must be able to paddle. If children are young, they will ride in the middle and you must still schedule another person in your canoe capable of paddling. GRAND Canoe Trip registration is not taken online, it can only be taken by phone: 419-334-4495 or toll free 1-888-200-5577.
The Sandusky County Park Districts announces Stargazing, Saturday at sunset, June 15, Wolf Creek Park Campground. View the night sky with Sandusky Valley Amateur Astronomers. Drive to the end of the campground road, located at the southern entrance to Wolf Creek Park, 2701 S.R. 53 south of Fremont.
The Sandusky County Park Districts announces Meet Me at the Cabin: Garden Thyme, Mon, June 17, 10:00am, White Star Cabin, 5013 C.R. 65, Gibsonburg. Bring your garden gloves and while we work in the garden area we'll learn about herbs that were grown and used by the pioneers. Registration required by calling 419-334-4495 or toll free 1-888-200-5577.
The Sandusky County Park Districts announces Families Exploring Nature:Habitat Help, Tues, June 18, 5:30pm-8:00pm, Ringneck Ridge, 1818 C. R. 74 Gibsonburg. What can you do to restore and create habitat? Join us for a hike to view restored areas of this park. We will do a litter pick-up to help wildlife as well. Bring work gloves or disposable gloves. Close-toed shoes suggested. Registration required by calling 419-334-4495, or toll free 1-888-200-5577.
The Sandusky County Park Districts announces Great American Backyard Campout, Sat, June 22, Wolf Creek Park Campground. This one-night, nationwide event encourages families to get outside and sleep under the stars. This is the perfect time to try camping for the first time or just a fun way to spend a night outdoors and discover the wonders of nature. A FREE night of camping, Wolf Creek Park Campground only, 2701 S.R. 53 south of Fremont. Good for one night only on Sat, June 22. Campers must fill out a camping permit upon entering the campground and all sites are first-come, first serve with no reservations taken.
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The Sandusky County Park Districts announces Moonlight Canoeing. Meet at 8:00 pm: Sat, June 22; Sun, June 23; Mon, June 24. All programs meet at the Park Office, 1970 Countryside Place, Fremont. Perfect for couples, you must register with a partner. This special full moon canoe program is open only to ages 18 and over. Moonlight Canoe registration is not taken online, it can only be taken by phone: 419-334-4495 or toll free 1-888-200-5577.
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The Sandusky County Park Districts announces Wet & Wild Week, June 24-28, 9:00am-12Noon, Creek Bend Farm, 654 S. Main, Lindsey. Ages 6-12 should dress to get wet and wild as Naturalists Linda and Debbie lead the exploration of habitats: woods, creek, grasslands, and more. Bring a snack each day. Contact the Park Office for a registration form: 419-334-4495 or toll free 1-888-200-5577.