Wild about bird-watching

Jay Cooke State Park, 1-2:30 p.m. Friday: See which birds stay at home for the winter on this easy park stroll. Learn bird-watching basics. Bring binoculars or use the park’s. (1-218-673-7005, mndnr.gov/jaycooke)

Winter Owl Prowl

Whitewater State Park, 6-8 p.m. Saturday:

A short presentation about owls precedes a walk and call to the owls. Bring your snowshoes or borrow the park’s. (1-507-312-2300, mndnr.gov/whitewater)

Geocaching at Afton

Afton State Park, 1-3 p.m. Saturday: Learn how to use a global positioning system unit to discover hidden treasure. Bring your own unit or borrow one from the park. (651-231-6968, mndnr.gov/afton)

Family snowshoeing

French Regional Park, 10-11:30 a.m. Saturday: Go exploring. Then warm up with cocoa. Equipment provided. Cost is $6. Call 763-559-6700 to reserve a spot. (threeriversparks.org)