Native Plant Sale
Saturday, May 11th; 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Wood County Park District Headquarters
18729 Mercer Road, Bowling Green
Purchase Native Plants that are good for pollinators, sequestering carbon, and creating drought and flood resistant raingarden areas. 
Cash and credit are accepted. Proceeds support the Native Plant Program.
Plants are $4 each.
For more information about the Friends of the Parks, visit their website.


Self-Care Saturdays
Saturday, May 11th; 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
W.W. Knight Nature Preserve
29530 White Road, Perrysburg
Forest therapy is practicing the connection with yourself and the Earth. By practicing this connection, you reduce stress, depression, anxiety, blood pressure and heart rate, symptoms of OCD and ADHD and increase your sense of well-being, immunity, mental clarity, creativity & concentration. Please dress for the weather, all weather event. Questions? Email


Spatterwork Nature Prints
Saturday, May 11th; 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Carter Historic Farm
18331 Carter Road, Bowling Green
Take a stroll along the woodlot path gathering leaves, then create spatterwork leaf print art to take home. Clothes and shoes that can get dirty recommended. Please REGISTER ATTENDING CHILD ONLY.


Friends’ Migration Fieldtrip
Monday, May 13th; 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Park District Headquarters
18729 Mercer Road, Bowling Green
Join the Friends of the Parks on a tour of the parks in search of migrating songbirds. A light lunch will be provided. Space is limited on the park bus however participants may follow behind.


Spring Nature Tram Tours
Tuesday, May 14th; 11:00 am – 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm- 3:00 pm
Black Swamp Preserve:
Slippery Elm Trail
1014 S. Maple Street, Bowling Green
Take a leisurely ride down the Slippery Elm Trail to Rudolph, Ohio to enjoy the springtime sights and sounds. Tram is open sided so dress appropriately. Two sessions available.


Intro to Nature Photography
Tuesday, May 14th; 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Bradner Preserve
11491 Fostoria Road, Bradner
Interested in capturing the wonders of the outdoors in photographs, but unsure of how to use those camera settings to your advantage? Bring your camera and practice honing your skills. This session will focus on how to take the best


Archery Skills: Rainbow and Arrow
Wednesday, May 15th;
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Arrowwood Archery Range
11126 Linwood Road, Bowling Green
Improve your archery skills through this short, beginner-friendly instructional program, focusing on the steps of shooting and consistency. Make progress you can see, as we create some archery-art using our newfound skills. Bring a small canvas, shirt, poster, or anything you’d like splatter-painted! All archery equipment provided, personal gear welcome (inspected at program). Must be 10 or older to attend. Minors must be accompanied by legal guardian. Please register attending archer only.