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Wood Country Park District Programs Oct. 1 – 15

We hope to see you at these programs & events:
PiPs: Preschoolers in the Parks
Saturday, October 3; 10 – 10:45 am
Carter Historic Farm,
18331 Carter Road, Bowling Green 

Cluck, Cluck Chickens program for 3-6 year-olds and their adult companions. Meet, feed and learn about the Farm’s American Buckeye Chickens.
Register Here – FREE

Scarecrow Workshop 
Tuesday, October 6; 6-7:30 pm
Wood County Historical Center & Museum
13660 County Home Road, Bowling Green
Try your hand at scarecrow-making at this fun and free event. Entries will be judged on originality, design, color, creativity. and durability. More information at www.wcparks.org.
Register Here by October 5th, 2015- FREE
Glowing River Hike
Friday, October 9; 6:15 – 7:30 pm
Otsego Park
20000 West River Road, Bowling Green
Intense fall sunsets light up the Maumee River with color. Stroll the floodplane path to meet the sun sweeping her brush across the sky. This is a naturalist-led hike. please dress for the weather.Register Here – FREE
Youth Intro to Rappelling
Saturday, October 10; 9 am – 1:30 pm
Sawyer Quarry Nature Preserve

26940 Lime City Road, Perrysburg

Join us for rope rappelling fun down 25-35 foot cliffs. Instruction, equipment and water provided. bring a lunch and snack. Participants must be 10-14 years-old with parents in attendance. Wear closed-toe shoes (hiking boots).  
Register here. Cost: $15; FWCP $10
Stargazing- Stars, Nebula & Planets
Saturday, October 10 ; after sunset – FREE
Beaver Creek Preserve, Observation Deck
23028 Long Judson Rd., Grand Rapids, OH
Viewing equipment provided by the Toledo Astronomical Association. No registration needed.
For more info: frank.merritt@utoledo.edu
419-535-8775 www.toledoastronomy.org.
Folklore & Funfest
Saturday, October 17 ; 4 – 9 pm – FREE

Wood County Historical Center & Museum

13660 County Home Road, Bowling Green
Costumes for all ages are encouraged for this family-friendly event. Join us for wagon rides, games in Booville, live music, crafts, popcorn, sling-shot, Hotel Transylvania movie, storytelling and a Spooky Trail.
Be sure to stop at the Welcome Table when you arrive.

Photo contest info and Prospectus
Report Suspicious Activity Please

Report anything suspicious in the parks to the Wood County Park Rangers 1-877-Ranger-Aid (877) 726-4372 

If you have a question for a ranger, send them an e-mail.

The Friends of the Wood County Park District, “Focus on Nature” Photography Contest
Categories: Wildlife | People in the Parks | Landscape | Plant Life
Maximum four photo submissions per participant. • DEADLINE to submit photos is October 31, 2015. Photos must be submitted in an electronic format and at least 300 dpi. Click here for a full prospectus.
The Wood County Park District reserves the right to use submitted photos for any purpose.

Friends of the Wood County Parks

Mission:  Friends of the Wood County Parks will engage the citizens of Wood County in ensuring the preservation of the natural beauty and diversity of the ecosystem by supporting the management and growth of the Wood County Park District.

Great membership benefits and so much more!

Visit the Friends Website to learn more.
Wood County Park District
The mission of the Wood County Park District is to conserve, enhance and protect the natural and cultural resources of Wood County, while providing quality outdoor recreational and educational opportunities for Wood County Citizens. 
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