Where: William H. Harsha Lake also known as East Fork Lake (2185 Slade Road Batavia, OH 45103-9707) Meet at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Visitors Center
When: Mon. June 2 at 10:00am (program lasts about 45-60 min.)
Ages: Geared toward ages 7 and up but all ages welcome
RSVP by May 26th to Deanne
Go on a boat ride and enjoy a picnic by the lake (using your imagination and some props) during this audience participation program designed to teach why water safety matters so much. Fun books and other give-aways will be provided to your class or group. Dress for the weather. Programs will be held rain or shine except when severe weather or lightning threatens the immediate area.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Office and Visitor Center at William H. Harsha Lake is located on Slade Road near the Dam, east of State Route 222 and south of Batavia. Enjoy displays about project history and missions, flood control, and natural history of the region at the Visitor Center. Children can put together an animal adaptations puzzle, touch turtle shells, feathers and bones, and play with critter puppets in the children's area, or watch wildlife at the feeding station. Pick up park maps, water safety brochures, and various handouts about natural history of the region.Visit the nearby overlook to get a grand view of the lake, enjoy a picnic at the overlook shelter, or walk the Deer Ridge Trail to discover how life has changed on a ridge overlooking the lake.
Directions: See web site at http://www.lrl.usace.army.mil/whl/ or you can call them at 513-797-6081