The last two weeks of October are busy ones in the Galion area, including at nearby Lowe-Volk Park and Nature Center, a key component of the Crawford Park District.

The following is what is on offer for the remainder of October. For more information on any of these events, contact Lowe-Volk at: 419.683.9000.

Halloween Family Fun Night

Saturday, October 21   6-9pm   Lowe-Volk Park

Head out to celebrate with a night filled with fall fun! Dress in your Halloween costume or just come to enjoy the activities. There will be a bonfire, face painting, nature art, wagon rides, and a treat bag for kids. Bring a flashlight and go on a guided night hike through the haunted woods or go on a self-guided clue hike around the grass mounds. Fun for the whole family!

Face to Face: Spiders

Saturday, October 28   11am   Lowe-Volk Park

Calling all arachnophobes! Today is the day to conquer your fear! We will learn all about spiders’ super senses, while observing several spider species up close. You will also get a chance to hold spiders, including orb weavers and tarantulas!

Viewing the Night Sky

Saturday, October 28    7pm   Lowe-Volk Park

Zombie Zoo

Tuesday, October 31   7pm   Lowe-Volk Park

Delve into the world of nature’s zombies and the organisms that create them! From crickets that drown themselves to caterpillar bodyguards to fungified kamikaze ants (which inspired the popular show The Last of Us), you will be amazed at the gruesome zombie fates that are a daily occurrence in nature!

Image by Claudia from Pixabay