Bald Eagle State Park, Howard
May 18 - Kayak Fishing, 9-10:30 a.m. Space is limited. Registration is required by May 17. Fee applies if using a park kayak.
May 18 - Environmental Center Open House, 1-3 p.m.
May 25 - Beginner Family Fishing program, 2-3:30 p.m., Hunter Run West Launch picnic area.
May 25 - Kayak/Canoe Eagle Watch, 6:30-8 p.m., park office. Cost applies for canoe or kayak use. Children ages 10-14 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration required by May 22 by calling the Environmental Learning Center at 814-625-9369.
Through December - Growing up Wild Series, 10-11:30 a.m., Environmental Learning Center. For ages 3-5. Held on the first Thursday of every month. Registration required by calling 814-625-9369.
Cherry Springs State Park, Galeton
Office: Call Lyman Run park at 814-435-5010
May 24-25, July 10/20, Aug. 16-17, Aug. 23-24 - Geocache Trail, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
May 24-25 - Moonlight Movie and Lunar Viewing, 9-10:30 p.m.
May 31, June 1/6, Aug. 10 - Night Sky Tour, 9-10:30 p.m.
May 31, June 1/15/22/28-29 - Solar Viewing, 7-8:30 p.m.
Elk Country Visitor Center, Benezette
May 18 - All About Elk, 1-2 p.m.
May 25 - Family Fun with Science Experiments, 1-2 p.m.
Hills Creek State Park, Wellsboro
Saturdays in May - Saturday Morning Birding Series, 8-10 a.m.
May 18 - Step Outdoors Springfest, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
May 25 - Rattlesnakes, 7-8 p.m., nature center.
May 27 - Fish for Free Day/Tackle Loaner program, 8 a.m.-noon
Kettle Creek State Park, Renovo
May 16 - Bird Journaling, 1:30 p.m., park office.
May 17 - How to Prepare for a Day Hike, 1:30 p.m., park office. Hike planned.
May 24 - Terrific Turtles, 4:30-5:30 p.m., nature center, lower campground.
May 25 - SMART Fishing program, 4-6:30 p.m., boat launch.
May 25 - Bird Bingo, 8-9 p.m., nature center, lower campground.
May 30 - Shadows of a Misunderstanding, 1:30-2:30 p.m., nature center, lower campground.
May 31 - Damsels and Dragons, 3:30-4:30 p.m., nature center, lower campground.
May 31 - Bug Bingo, 7:30-8:30 p.m., nature center, lower campground.
Little Pine State Park,
Office: 753-6005/6000 or email@example.com
May 18 - Junior Girl Scout Badge Day: Rocks Rock, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. Registration required. Minimum of five Scouts must register; maximum of 20.
June 19-21 - DiscoverE! Penn's Adventurers, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Registration opens June 5.
Lyman Run State Park,
May 18 - Kids fishing derby, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Open to children age 12 and younger. Fish from the catch basin by the dam downstream to the start of the Lyman Run Trail. Registration at 9:30 a.m., fishing from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Kids get a free lunch; adults make a donation. Prizes awarded at 1 p.m.
Mt. Pisgah State Park, Troy
Ole Bull State Park, Cross Fork
May 16 - Bird Journaling, 10 a.m., amphitheater.
May 17 - How to Prepare for a Day Hike, 10 a.m., ampitheater. Hike planned.
May 24 - Terrific Turtles, 8-9 p.m.
May 26 - Damsels and Dragons, 3:30-4:30 p.m., amphitheater. Crafts planned.
May 26 - Bug Bingo, 7:30-8:30 p.m., amphitheater.
May 30 - Colony of Ole Bull, 10-11 a.m., amphitheater. Hike planned.
R.B. Winter State Park,
May 25 - Fishing Skills for Kids, 10 a.m.-noon, beach house.
May 25 - Wildflower Walk, 4-5 p.m., Environmental Learning Center.
May 26 - Songbird Walk, 8:30-9:45 a.m., Environmental Learning Center.
May 26 - Moles in the Pool, 3-3:45 p.m., Sheary-Linn Amphitheater.
Worlds End State Park, Forksville
Through June 25 - Little Sprouts Childrens' Gardening Series, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Children ages 4-5 will discover the joys of planting, tending, harvesting and eating their very own produce as they cultivate a plot of bright flowers, fragrant herbs and tasty vegetables.
Along the way, the Sprouts will learn about seed growth, pollinators, worms, soils, healthy eating and lots more. Registration is required by calling Environmental Education Specialist Jane Swift at the park office.