Creating Community through People, Parks & Programs

Unless otherwise noted, general program registration forms can be found under the "Forms" link above.


Pumpkins for Busines ... show your Community Spirit plus FREE Advertising!

You are invited to decorate a pumpkin advertising your business/organization, to be displayed at the Pumpkin Festival at No Charge! 

This popular festival will be held on October 8th at the Huron Boat Basin. Pumpkins for Business is a fun, easy way to advertise and to be a part of this well-attended family festival - click for details. 


First Federal Farmers Market every Thursday afternoon

Every Thursday through October 20th -  3:30 - 6:30 pm at the Huron Boat Basin parking lot.  Enjoy fresh produce and specialty items...and support our local growers and vendors!  Information for interested vendors.  

Many thanks to First Federal Savings of Lorain for their continued support. 


2016 FALL YOGA @ Shawnee starts Sept. 20th

Tuesday evenings,  6 pm - 7 pm; September 20 - December 13, 2016. Yoga with instructor Karen Polvinale. Program accomodates all skill levels - beginners welcome! You are welcome to joing the session after the start date; call us at 419-433-8487.  Registration information. 


Mark your calendar ... PUMPKIN FESTIVAL - plus Huron River Art Fest - Oct. 8th

Great family festival with something for everyone! Saturday, October 8, 2016, 11am-5pm at the Huron Boat Basin. Don't miss the Barnes Pumpkin Drop at 2:30 pm! 

The Huron River Art Fest, held in conjunction with the Pumpkin Fest, is sponsored by the Huron Chamber of Commerce - phone 419-433-5700 for more info on the Art Fest.


Fall Ball @ Fabens

 ALL AGE DIVISIONS ARE FULL for Baseball and Softball.  More Information. 


Nickel Plate Beach - More Fun!

New additions include outdoor ping-pong table (bring your own paddles/balls or purchase from gate attendant) and concrete cornhole boards (bring your own bags) -- plus a photo-worthy, really large Adirondack chair! Sandusky Register photos.  Beach volleyball, children playground, soft sand and Lake Erie complete the fun!  Visit our Parks page for map and more information. 

 Beach Water Quality Testing is conducted by Erie County Beach Monitoring Program during the season and will resume on Memorial Day weekend in 2017. 



Huron Decals - $5.00 each; donation to the Huron Parks Foundation. Click on the Decal above for mail order form. New option: "static cling" decals can be removed without leaving residue! 

Park Memorials - Donations

The Huron Parks & Recreation Department offers the opportunity for community members to donate lasting memorials to loved ones within our park system. More information is available on our "Parks" page.


Check out the "Our Programs" link at top of page for program details, and "Community Events" link for details.  

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