Bald Eagle State Park, Howard
Oct. 14 - The Bird Watching Big Sit, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., beach area.
Oct. 20 - Second annual Punkin Chunkin Festival, noon-6 p.m.
Oct. 26 - Deer Jeopardy, 7-8 p.m., environmental learning center. Put together a team of experts for a chance to win prizes! Teams must consist of at least two members, with a maximum of five. Advance registration encouraged.
Cherry Springs State Park, Galeton
Office: Call Lyman Run park at 814-435-5010
Oct. 20 - Jupiter Rising, 8-9:30 p.m.
Kettle Creek State Park, Renovo
Oct. 19 - Bear Necessities, 6 p.m. nature center.
Lyman Run State Park, Galeton
Oct. 27 - Halloween Spooktacular, noon-3 p.m. Entry fee is $1 per person. The event is geared toward children age 10 and younger. Come in costume and enjoy a wagon ride through the haunted campground, face and pumpkin painting, apple cider making, hot chocolate, cookies, treats and hot dogs.
If you would like to volunteer or decorate a campsite for a chance to win a $100 gift card from Wal-Mart, call the park office.
Ole Bull State Park, Cross Fork
Oct. 19 - Colony of Ole Bull, 2 p.m., amphitheater.
R.B. Winter State Park, Mifflinburg
Oct. 18 - Fall Foliage Mountain Bike Hike, 10 a.m.-noon. Registration required by calling.
Oct. 19 - The Colonial Craft of Candle Making, 10-11:30 a.m. Registration required by calling.
Oct. 25 - Homeschool Day: Snakey Sojourn, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Ages 8-13. Registration required.
Sinnemahoning State Park, Cameron County
Oct. 26 - Haunted Trail, 4-8 p.m., wildlife center. Bring flashlights. Volunteers needed to be in costume along the trail - the scarier, the better - as well as to help distribute snacks or with children's activities in the center's classroom. Call for more information.
Worlds End State Park, Forksville
Fridays through Oct. 26 - Growing up WILD, 10:30-11:30 a.m., visitor center. Ages 3-5 and their parents. Register in advance. Using wildlife-based activities, the program builds on a child's sense of wonder and invites them to explore wildlife and the world around them. Growing Up WILD! provides an early foundation for developing positive impressions about the natural world and lifelong social and academic skills. Crafts, art projects, music, conservation activities and more are part of the curriculum.