The remainder of May ends a spring of activities at nearby Lowe-Volk Park while ushering in a summer of fun, education, and adventure. As a reminder, these events take place at the Park and Nature Center, located just a handful of miles north of Galion on State Route 598/Portland Way North.

Discovering Animal Habitats with Girl Scouts

Date: Tuesday, May 21 | Time: 6:15 PM

Junior Girl Scouts will have a special opportunity to explore animal habitats at Lowe-Volk Park. Troop 4253 invites scouts from all units to join this educational adventure, which will include a guided hike through the park’s diverse ecosystems. Participants will observe wildlife in their natural surroundings and undertake a hands-on project to recreate an animal habitat. This event is a fantastic way for Junior Girl Scouts to work towards their Animal Habitats badge while learning about local biodiversity.

Creek Walk Adventure

Date: Saturday, May 25 | Time: 1:00 PM

Put on your creek-walking shoes and get ready for an exploratory adventure at Lowe-Volk Park. This event focuses on Allen Run and Paramour Creek, crucial tributaries that form the beginnings of the mighty Sandusky River, which flows 133 miles to Sandusky Bay. Attendees will learn about the ecological and hydrological significance of these waters, and the flora and fauna that depend on them. It’s a perfect outing for families and nature lovers eager to get their feet wet in environmental education.

Stargazing at Lowe-Volk

Date: Saturday, May 25 | Time: 9:00 PM

When the sun sets on May 25, the stars come out at Lowe-Volk Park. This night-time event invites stargazers of all ages to observe celestial wonders under the guidance of local astronomers. With telescopes provided, participants can look forward to viewing constellations, planets, and other astronomical phenomena. This event is an ideal way to cap off a day of exploration and learning at the park.

Living History Days

Date: Friday, May 31 – Sunday, June 2

Travel back in time with Colonel Crawford’s Company and the CPD during the Living History Days at Lowe-Volk Park. This multi-day event offers a glimpse into 18th-century life, featuring reenactments, historical demonstrations, and interactive activities. More details will be shared as the event approaches, but attendees can expect a fully immersive experience that brings history to life in exciting and educational ways.

Whether you’re interested in natural sciences, astronomy, or history, Lowe-Volk Park is the place to be this May. These events not only provide fun and education but also foster a deeper connection with our local environment and heritage. Mark your calendars and prepare for a month filled with discovery and learning!

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