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Dance of the Timberdoodles

Litzenberg Memorial Woods 6100 U. S. 224 West, Findlay, OH, United States

Every spring a small odd-looking bird called an American Woodcock performs a special sky dance in the twilight. Join Hancock Park District for a night hike as they search for timberdoodles and hope to observe their sky dance. Information will be provided about the American Woodcock, its cool features, and why it performs the sky […]

Free

Spring Photography Hike

Litzenberg Memorial Woods 6100 U. S. 224 West, Findlay, OH, United States

Join your fellow photographers at Litzenberg Memorial Woods for a spring photography hike. Along with your friends at Hancock Park District everyone can focus on wildflowers, amphibians, birds, and other spring subjects. All skill levels and camera types are welcome. The trails might be wet and muddy, so where the appropriate shoes. Meet at the […]

Free

First Day of Winter Night Hike

Litzenberg Memorial Woods 6100 U. S. 224 West, Findlay, OH, United States

The winter solstice gives us the most darkness of any day during the year, almost 15 hours. Will nocturnal animals who have not gone to sleep for the winter, like raccoons and opossums, be enjoying the night? Bundle up and join your friends at Hancock Park District as we head to the trails to find […]

Free

McKinnis House Tea and Memories

Litzenberg Memorial Woods 6100 U. S. 224 West, Findlay, OH, United States

Hancock Park District's Sarah Fishel will demonstrate how holiday cookies are baked in the oven of the 1847 wood stove. After the cookies go into the oven to bake, guests will retire to the sitting room to share their holiday memories by the cozy fire. Tea and ginger crinkles will be served while the sugar […]

$5.00

McKinnis House Holiday Gathering: Open House

Litzenberg Memorial Woods 6100 U. S. 224 West, Findlay, OH, United States

Join the McKinnis family as they gather for the holidays. The ladies will be making holiday cakes in the kitchen for the family and guests to enjoy. Do you have a favorite song to share? If so, you can join the family in the sitting room for a sing-along and good conversation. In the bed […]

Free

Nest Hike

Litzenberg Memorial Woods 6100 U. S. 224 West, Findlay, OH, United States

Most of the trees will be bare this time of year since they dropped their leaves earlier in the autumn season. This makes for a great time to look for nests. We should find songbird nests made of grass, mud and sticks; squirrel nests made of giant balls of leaves; and bald-faced hornet paper homes […]

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Old Fashioned Holiday Cookies

Litzenberg Memorial Woods 6100 U. S. 224 West, Findlay, OH, United States

There is no better time than the holiday season to be baking on the old cast iron stove. Join Hancock Park District and learn about different holiday cookies that were baked in the 1800’s. Cookies were even used to decorate the Christmas tree. Each person attending will help bake gingerbread cookies and a sugar cookie […]

$5.00

Pollinators in the Park

Litzenberg Memorial Woods 6100 U. S. 224 West, Findlay, OH, United States

This time of year, Hancock Park District's grasslands are filled with wildflowers. With all these flowers in bloom the grasslands are also filled with pollinators. Join Hancock Park District as we search for butterflies, bees, wasps, flies, beetles, and other creatures that are busy pollinating flowers. Learn about our pollinators, how flowers have adapted to […]

Free

Bird Hike

Litzenberg Memorial Woods 6100 U. S. 224 West, Findlay, OH, United States

With the season starting to change, some birds are on the move. Come along as Hancock Park District searches for birds that call the south side of Litzenberg home, such as the Field Sparrow, Common Yellowthroat, Indigo Bunting, Red-headed Woodpecker, and Yellow-billed Cuckoo. If you are lucky, you may also find some early migrating bird […]

Free

National Moth Week: Daytime Moth Hunt

Litzenberg Memorial Woods 6100 U. S. 224 West, Findlay, OH, United States

We mostly think of moths being out only during the night, however many moths are active during the day. Come along with Hancock Park District as we hike the south side of Litzenberg Memorial Woods in search for our active daytime moths and resting nighttime moths. Use insect nets to try to locate and capture […]

Free