Johnny Appleseed Metropolitan Park District has announced the following upcoming events:
“Backyard Maple Sugaring” will be held at 2 p.m Feb. 16 at the McElroy Environmental Education Center.
Join a naturalists to learn about small scale maple sugaring, tour a sugar bush and sample a maple dessert. Dress appropriately to be both indoors and outdoors.
Call 419-22-1232 to register by Feb. 13.
The park district will offer “A Basket Workshop” from 1-3:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at the McElroy Environmental Education Center.
Get ready for spring and learn to make a great functional contrasting carrier. This basket is 11 1/3 x 8 1/2x 8 and can be used for a variety of things. Cost for thisworkshop is $37.
Call 419-221-1232 for more information or to register by Feb. 20.
Nature Pals: Animal Tracks will be held at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. Feb. 21 at the McElroy Environmental Education Center.
Children ages 3-5 and their adult companion are invited to join us as we search for animal tracks in the forest. Dress appropriately for a hike in the woods. Stories, songs,and crafts will all be part of the fun.
Call 419-221-1232 to register by Feb. 19.
The McElroy Environmental Education Center is located adjacent to the Park DistrictOffice, 2355 Ada Rd., east of Lima.