Bald Eagle State Park, Howard
June 19 - Thursday Evening Series: Storytime with the Friendship Community Library, 6 p.m.
June 21 - Pond Walkers, 10 a.m.
June 21 - First Official Day of Summer Float, 1 p.m.
June 22 and 29 - Sunday Morning Stroll. 8:30 a.m.
June 27 -Bald Eagle Knap-in, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., pavilions 6 and 7 near the beach. This free festival features hands-on stone tool making and demonstrations, live encampment displays, arrowhead collections, an open atlatl and archery range, live historical charcoal making, period vendors, primitive skills programming and presentations. Build your own atlatl, make your own arrowhead, discover wild edible plants and become an outdoor survivalist.
Cherry Springs State Park, Galeton
Office: Call Lyman Run park at 814-435-5010
June 20-21 - The Stars of Summer, 10 p.m. Take a laser guided tour of patterns in the night sky, then use the park's telescopes to see the ringed planet Saturn. We'll also view double stars, star clusters and distant galaxies.
June 20-21/July 4 - Solar Viewing, 7 p.m.
June 22 - International Sun Day, 6-8:30 p.m. This event will be cancelled if viewing conditions are unfavorable.
Elk Country Visitor Center, Benezette
June 21 - Pennsylvania's Black Bear, 1-2 p.m.
Hills Creek State Park, Wellsboro
June 20 - Timber Rattlesnake in Pa., 8:45 p.m.
June 21 - Family Fishing Day Tournament, 6 a.m.-8 p.m. No registration required prior to weigh-in. Medallions awarded in the following categories: largest perch, largest bluegill, largest bass, largest crappie, largest stringer of game fish by weight (for an angler's legal limit of gamefish for the day). A 1-ounce bonus for game fish that are caught and released. All fish must be caught by legal means. This is a no-cull contest (no replacing a smaller fish with a heavier fish on the stringer). In the event of a tie, the earliest-weighed fish will win. Weigh-in at the beach area near lake shore from 2 to 3 p.m. and 7 to 8 p.m., with awards immediately following.
June 21 - On the Bluebird Trail, 8:45 p.m.
June 22 - Canoe Tour, 6:30 p.m.
June 22 - Bobcat in Pa., 9 p.m.
Hyner Run State Park,
June 21 - CCC Camp S-75, 4:30-6 p.m., meet behind the restroom/pool house.
June 21 - Nature Theater: The Iroquois, 9 p.m. Bring seating.
Hyner View State Park,
June 21 - Gateway to the West, 7 p.m., meet near the restrooms.
Kettle Creek State Park, Renovo
June 18 - Busy Bees, 9:30 a.m., nature center.
June 20 - Damsels and Dragons, 4 p.m., nature center.
June 20 - Busy Beavers, nature center, 8 p.m.
June 22 - Kayaking Kettle Creek Reservoir, 2 p.m.
Little Pine State Park, Waterville
Office: 570-753-6005/6000 or email@example.com
June 18 - Project Learning Tree Curriculum Seminar, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Open to educators and youth group leaders in Intermediate Units 17 (BLaST), 9 (Seneca Highlands), 10 (Central) and 16 (Central Susquehanna) and in the Keystone Central School District. Fee applies. Registration deadline is June 11. To register, call or email John Kaercher.
June 20 - Coffee Break, 8 p.m. Bring a cup.
June 20 - Theater in the Pines: America's Greatest Caverns, 9 p.m.
June 22 - Children's Story Time, 1 p.m.
Mt. Pisgah State Park, Troy
June 20 - Square Dance, 6-10 p.m.
Ole Bull State Park,
June 18 - Busy Bees, 1:30 p.m., amphitheater.
June 21 - Damsels and Dragons, 4 p.m., amphitheater.
June 21 - Busy Beavers, 8 p.m., amphitheater.
R.B. Winter State Park, Mifflinburg
June 15 - Summerfest, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Celebrate the beginning of the summer season by getting outdoors and trying some summer "adventures" such as fly fishing, kayaking or a guided mountain biking ride. Learn about wild edible plants, tree id and forestry, falconry, rattlesnakes and snapping turtles, geo-caching or the basics of backpacking. Listen to storyteller Jeffrey Frazier, and take a closer look at our nearest star, the sun, through a specially designed telescope. Get a complete agenda at the Halfway Run Environmental Learning Center.
June 21 - Stream Search, 10-11 a.m.
June 21 - Bugs of the Underworld, 2 p.m.
June 22 - Rapid Run Pools and Wetlands Wander, 8:30 a.m.
June 22 - Fishy Fun, 2 p.m.
Ricketts Glen State Park, Red Rock
June 16 - Hide and Seek Habitats, 10 a.m.-noon
June 21 - When Animals Attack, 7-8 p.m.
Sinnemahoning State Park, Cameron County
June 15 - Pontoon Boat Tours of Stevenson Dam, hourlong tours beginning at noon, 1:30 and 3 p.m.
Tiadaghton State Forest, Waterville
Office: 570-753-5409, ext. 132
Contact: Rich Hill, firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer hours are in effect at the Tiadaghton Forest Resource Management Center. It is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday to Friday.
June 19 - Pine Creek Kayak Trip, 9 a.m., meet at Whitetail Rail Trail parking lot. Kayak from Hamilton Bottom access area to Torbert access area. Participants must bring their own kayaks; a car and trailer will carry kayaks back to Hamilton Bottom. Register by June 16 via telephone or email.
Worlds End State Park, Forksville
Through June 20 - Little Sprouts Children's Gardening Series, 10:30 a.m. every Friday. Children ages 4 to 6 will discover the joys of planting, tending, harvesting and eating their own produce as they cultivate a plot of flowers, herbs and vegetables, plus they'll learn about seed growth, pollinators, worms, soils, healthy eating and more. Registration is required by calling Jane Swift at the park office.