Dec
16
Sat
Tri-Moraine Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count @ Indian Lake
Dec 16 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am

Tri-Moraine Audubon Society invites the public to participate in the 118th Christmas Bird Count as volunteer citizen scientists.

The society will conduct two counts: Indian Lake on Dec. 16 and Grand Lake St. Marys on Dec. 17. The events are from 7:30-10:30 a.m., and volunteers may spend as little as 15 minutes or are welcome to attend the whole event.

The count is a chance to check up on local birds, and maybe even see a few rare winter visitors. Register by emailing Eric Juterbock at juterbock.1@osu.edu.

Dec
17
Sun
Tri-Moraine Audubon Society Christmas Bird Count @ Grand Lake St. Marys
Dec 17 @ 7:30 am – 10:30 am

Tri-Moraine Audubon Society invites the public to participate in the 118th Christmas Bird Count as volunteer citizen scientists.

The society will conduct two counts: Indian Lake on Dec. 16 and Grand Lake St. Marys on Dec. 17. The events are from 7:30-10:30 a.m., and volunteers may spend as little as 15 minutes or are welcome to attend the whole event.

The count is a chance to check up on local birds, and maybe even see a few rare winter visitors. Register by emailing Eric Juterbock at juterbock.1@osu.edu.

Dec
21
Thu
The Winter Solstice @ Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Dec 21 @ 6:00 pm

A program about the winter solstice will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 21 in the Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve.

The program will be in the portable planetarium and individuals will sit on the floor. There will also be a craft: making an orange pomander, a holiday item which dates to the Middle Ages.

The family program is free, but registration is required by noon Dec. 21. Register online at www.HancockParks.com under the “Programs and Activities” tab or call the Hancock Park District office, 419-425-7275, for registration or more information.

Dec
28
Thu
Winter, Nature, and Yoga for Kids @ Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Dec 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

A “Winter, Nature, and Yoga for Kids” program, for youngsters 5-9 years old accompanied by an adult, will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Dec. 28 in the Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve.

Participants will practice yoga through music, games, and imagination to imitate animals and nature in winter. There will be poses for stretching, balance and relaxation.

Register, with $5 per child, at www.HancockParks.com under the “Programs & Activities” tab, or in person at the Hancock Park District office, 1424 E. Main Cross St. Registration deadline is 4:30 p.m. Dec. 27. Adults do not need to register.

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