Jul
6
Mon
Discover Story: Butterflies @ Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Jul 6 @ 10:00 am

Bring the kids out to learn about the life of a beautiful butterfly. Join the park district for a story, check out butterfly displays, venture through butterfly tunnels, and enjoy fun crafts. There is nothing more exciting than watching a butterfly hatch and fly for the first time. Their life is one amazing metamorphosis!

This event will take place three times today, at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.  Recommended for ages 3-6 with an adult companion; other aged siblings welcome.

Jul
10
Fri
Kids in the Park: Canoeing @ Riverside Park
Jul 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Here is a chance for kids to share the experience and learn canoe operations along with safety procedures with the help of the Hancock Park District. Kids are sure to have a fun afternoon of floating on the water!
Recommended for youth of all ages with an adult companion.  Register with $5 per canoe by 4:30 PM on Thursday, July 9.
Night Hike Series: Nocturnal Animals @ Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Jul 10 @ 9:30 pm – 11:00 pm

Take a night hike and learn about nocturnal animals. In the case of inclement weather, the program will be moved indoors. Please wear appropriate footwear and dress for weather conditions. Recommended for teens and adults.

Jul
11
Sat
Fossils and Geology @ The Children’s Museum of Findlay
Jul 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

The Hancock Park District will be at CMF to teach the children all about the history of the Earth through examining fossils and geology. Fossils are fantastic evidence of the past life that lived on Earth!

Jul
28
Tue
Eye on the Target with Archery – Session II @ Oakwoods Nature Preserve - Dold Lake
Jul 28 all-day

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at archery? Come out for an hour-long, four-day archery series, led by a certified archery instructor. All necessary equipment and targets will be provided. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn the basics of archery along with safety measures while shooting arrows at several targets, using a compound bow.

Classes will be held at the Oakwoods Nature Preserve, Dold Lake. Classes are separated by age at the following times: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., ages 9-11; 11 a.m. to noon, ages 12-14; 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., ages 15-17; and 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., ages 18 and up.

Register with $20 per person for session I by noon on Tuesday, June 2, and session II by noon on Monday, July 27; a medical form is required and available online or at the park office.

For questions, contact Lisa Bogard at lbogard@hancockparks.com.

Jul
29
Wed
Eye on the Target with Archery – Session II @ Oakwoods Nature Preserve - Dold Lake
Jul 29 all-day

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at archery? Come out for an hour-long, four-day archery series, led by a certified archery instructor. All necessary equipment and targets will be provided. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn the basics of archery along with safety measures while shooting arrows at several targets, using a compound bow.

Classes will be held at the Oakwoods Nature Preserve, Dold Lake. Classes are separated by age at the following times: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., ages 9-11; 11 a.m. to noon, ages 12-14; 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., ages 15-17; and 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., ages 18 and up.

Register with $20 per person for session I by noon on Tuesday, June 2, and session II by noon on Monday, July 27; a medical form is required and available online or at the park office.

For questions, contact Lisa Bogard at lbogard@hancockparks.com.

Aug
4
Tue
Eye on the Target with Archery – Session II @ Oakwoods Nature Preserve - Dold Lake
Aug 4 all-day

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at archery? Come out for an hour-long, four-day archery series, led by a certified archery instructor. All necessary equipment and targets will be provided. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn the basics of archery along with safety measures while shooting arrows at several targets, using a compound bow.

Classes will be held at the Oakwoods Nature Preserve, Dold Lake. Classes are separated by age at the following times: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., ages 9-11; 11 a.m. to noon, ages 12-14; 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., ages 15-17; and 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., ages 18 and up.

Register with $20 per person for session I by noon on Tuesday, June 2, and session II by noon on Monday, July 27; a medical form is required and available online or at the park office.

For questions, contact Lisa Bogard at lbogard@hancockparks.com.

Aug
5
Wed
Eye on the Target with Archery – Session II @ Oakwoods Nature Preserve - Dold Lake
Aug 5 all-day

Have you ever wanted to try your hand at archery? Come out for an hour-long, four-day archery series, led by a certified archery instructor. All necessary equipment and targets will be provided. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn the basics of archery along with safety measures while shooting arrows at several targets, using a compound bow.

Classes will be held at the Oakwoods Nature Preserve, Dold Lake. Classes are separated by age at the following times: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., ages 9-11; 11 a.m. to noon, ages 12-14; 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., ages 15-17; and 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., ages 18 and up.

Register with $20 per person for session I by noon on Tuesday, June 2, and session II by noon on Monday, July 27; a medical form is required and available online or at the park office.

For questions, contact Lisa Bogard at lbogard@hancockparks.com.