Sounds of Spring
Friday, April 10
Celebrate the arrival of spring with some of the most anticipated sounds of the season - the chorusing of frogs and toads. Bring a flashlight and boots and we'll search the wetlands at Shor Park for spring peepers, chorus frogs, and American toads.
Preschool Story Time
Wednesday, April 15
Join us for our monthly preschool story time series at Sycamore Park. Listen to a story, make a craft, and explore the natural world around us. Each month will have a different topic. April's theme is spring! Meet at the Sycamore #1 Picnic Shelter.
Sunday, April 19
See Sycamore Park come alive with color as the spring wildflowers begin to emerge and provide a colorful carpet on the forest floor. Follow a naturalist along the trail and explore the many wildflowers that Sycamore Park has to offer, before they're gone. Meet by the bridge.
Weather for Homeschoolers
Wednesday, April 29
Pattison Park Lodge
Spring weather in Ohio can often be unpredictable. Bring your homeschooled student(s) to Pattison Park to discover what causes our weather, and find out how to make a few weather predictions based on our observations. Pre-registration is required. Please e-mail to: email@example.com or call 513-876-9013 to sign up. Deadline to register is Friday April 24. Fee is $4.00 per student.
Matt Maupin Memorial Kid's Fishing Tournament
Saturday, May 9
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Children 15 and under are invited to drop a line at Pattison Park for the annual kid's fishing tournament. Prizes will be awarded to the winners of several categories in each age group. A free hot dog lunch will be provided to each of the child participants. Sponsored by the East Fork Bass Anglers.
Saturday, May 16
Spring is an excellent time to get outside and explore our trails. Follow a naturalist on a moderately strenuous three mile hike as you take in the sights and sounds of spring.
Sunday, May 17
Chilo Lock #34 Park
Wetlands are full of life. Grab your mud boots and dig in as we explore the wetland at Chilo Lock #34 Park in search of frogs, tadpoles, crayfish, and the many other aquatic critters that make their home in the water. Meet in the visitor center and wear old boots or shoes that can get muddy.
Wednesday May 20
Join us for our monthly preschool story time series at Sycamore Park. Listen to a story, make a craft, and explore the natural world around us. Each month will have a different topic. May's theme is flowers. Meet at the Sycamore #1 Picnic Shelter.