Decisions, Decisions, Decisions…

Decisions, Decisions, Decisions…

Mmm, maple syrup here we come! Shrek, Dr. Seuss, cute little leprechauns, and lots of park programs to learn more about nature. It’s gonna be a great weekend 👍🏻

🍁Maple Syrup Time
Gallant Farm Park-2150 Buttermilk Hill Rd. Delaware
2/24 and 2/25, 9 AM-4 PM
Many Depression Era farm families tapped maple trees to collect sap and make maple syrup during the late winter and early spring. The process yielded a tasty food and provided a source of income during the off season. Learn how maple sap is extracted from trees and cooked down into syrup. All ages

📚SHREKtacular Story Time
Fundamentals Children’s Books, Toys, and Games-25 W Winter St. Delaware
2/24, 11-11:45 AM
Your favorite fairy tales read by characters from Shrek the Musical (presented by Hayes Thespians March 8th and 9th).

🍀Lucky Leprechaun
Pat Catans-Delaware
2/24, 1-3 PM
Whimsical gnomes are back at your local Pat Catan’s! Get ready for St. Patrick’s Day and craft your very own Lucky Leprechaun. This adorable gnome is complete with an oversized hat and a long, colorful beard. Add the gnome to any festive St. Patrick’s Day display, and who knows, it may even bring you some good luck!

👀Searching for Skunk Cabbage
Blendon Woods Metropolitan Park-4265 E. Dublin-Granville Rd. Westerville
2/24, 2-3 PM
Take a 2 mile, off-trail hike behind Thoreau Lake to search for this winter plant. Meet at Nature Center.

🌳Maple Sugar Tours at Stratford Ecological Center
3083 Liberty Rd. Delaware
2/24, 10 AM-1 PM
Advanced Registration Required-$4/person-Note- Walk-ins not accepted.

Maple Sugar Tours

Discover the wonder of this local Ohio natural food. Join our experienced Sugar Cookers for a hands-on experience in the sugar bush. Learn how to tap a maple tree, helpcollect sap, experience the evaporation process in the sugar shack, while spending time in Stratford’s beautiful forest! Local Maple syrup will be available for purchase.
Hour long tours, every half hour.

🎉Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss Storytime
Barnes and Noble-check with your location
2/24, 11 AM
Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss! In celebration of the beloved author’s birthday on March 2nd. Join us for a special storytime featuring coloring, activities, and more. Don’t miss out on this fun-filled storytime.

☀Weather Wonder Display
Blacklick Woods-6975 E Livingston Ave. Reynoldsburg
2/24 and 2/25, 8 AM-6 PM
Visit the nature center to view our display and explore the mighty world of extreme weather.

🏮Lantern Stroll
Highbanks River Bluff-8400 Olentangy River Road.
2/24, 6:30-8 PM
Join a Ranger for a 1.5-mile lighted walk around the river Bluff section of the park.

🐾Calling All Kids: Animal Tracks and Signs
Three Creeks-3860 Bixby Rd. Groveport
2/24, 10-11 AM
Look for and discover the many ways animals leave behave ind signs of their activities.

❄Frozen Swamp
Blacklick Woods-6975 E Livingston Ave. Reynoldsburg
2/25, 1-2 PM
Break through the ice of the swamp to scoop up tiny swimmers.

🍁Maple Sugarin’: Syrup Time
Homestead Park
2/25, 2-3 PM
Learn about how maple trees are used to produce maple syrup. Take a short walk to a maple tree to see how trees are tapped to collect sap. Then see the process of boiling the sap to make syrup. See if you can taste the difference between corn-syrup and the REAL maple syrup!

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