From syrup to salamanders, the first two weeks of July brings a unique trio of programs to Lowe-Volk Park and Nature Center. Here’s what is on offer — be sure to mark your calendars today!

Discover the Wonders of Maple Syrup Production

Saturday, July 6, 1:00 PM – Lowe-Volk Park

Ever wondered how maple syrup is made? Ohio State University Extension is here to guide you through the fascinating process of hobby maple syrup production. If you have access to a few maple trees, whether in your backyard or in a nearby woodland, you can learn to make your own syrup. This session promises to be not only fun but also educational, offering a great family activity that could turn into a sweet hobby. Imagine gifting your own homemade maple syrup to friends and family!

Uncover the History of Crawford County’s Railroads

Tuesday, July 9, 6:00 PM – Lowe-Volk Park

Railroad enthusiasts, mark your calendars! Kevin Kohls, a dedicated student of railroads, will be sharing his extensive knowledge about the railroads of Crawford County. This presentation will delve into the rich history and significance of the local railroads, offering a fascinating glimpse into a bygone era. Whether you’re a history buff or just curious, this event is sure to provide intriguing insights.

Animal Extravaganza: A Wild Experience for All Ages

Saturday, July 13, 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM – Lowe-Volk Park

Calling all animal lovers! The Animal Extravaganza at Lowe-Volk Park is an event you won’t want to miss. From snakes and salamanders to turtles and invertebrates, a variety of fascinating creatures will be on display. Pet owners will be on hand to answer questions and, when appropriate, allow you to hold and touch the animals. Kids can get their faces painted and participate in fun activities, making it a perfect family outing. Food concessions will also be available to keep everyone energized and happy.

For more information about these events, visit Crawford Park District or call 419-683-9000.

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