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November 2019

Intergenerational Series: It’s Turkey Time

Friday, November 15, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Intergenerational Series

Grandchildren will celebrate Thanksgiving with a craft, story and game with their grandparents! (ages 3 – 6 with grandparent)

Intergenerational Series: It’s Turkey Time

Friday, November 15, 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Intergenerational Series

Grandchildren will celebrate Thanksgiving with a craft, story and game with their grandparents! (ages 3 – 6 with grandparent)

Intergenerational Series: It’s Turkey Time

Friday, November 15, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Intergenerational Series

Grandchildren will celebrate Thanksgiving with a craft, story and game with their grandparents! (ages 3 – 6 with grandparent)

Friends & Family Hike Series: Take a Hike Day

Sunday, November 17, 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Grant Park,
501 Normandy Ridge Rd.
Centerville, OH United States
family walking in meadow in spring

Join staff for National Take a Hike Day as we lead you through the park. This hike is part of our Friends and Family Hike series. Trails will be marked so you may hike at your own pace. Please dress for the trails and bring water. Strollers are not recommended. (all ages)

Chat With a Naturalist: Bald Eagles

Monday, November 18, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Rec West Enrichment Center,
965 Miamisburg-Centerville Road
Centerville, OH
Bald Eagle

Learn about the life and times of the bald eagle. We will focus on their basic life history, how they became our national bird and their successful recovery from near extinction! (ages 18 and up)

Registration is not required.

Preschool Nature Series: Fall Nature Collection

Thursday, November 21, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Bill Yeck Park, Smith House,
2230 E. Centerville Station Road
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Preschool Nature Series: Fall Nature Collection

Fall is a great time to add to your nature collection! Bring a bag or a basket to carry your treasures! (ages 3 – 5 with adult companion)

Preschool Nature Series: Fall Nature Collection

Saturday, November 23, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Bill Yeck Park, Smith House,
2230 E. Centerville Station Road
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Preschool Nature Series: Fall Nature Collection

Fall is a great time to add to your nature collection! Bring a bag or a basket to carry your treasures! (ages 3 – 5 with adult companion)

Gratitude Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, November 23, 4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Bill Yeck Park, Smith House,
2230 E. Centerville Station Road
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Gratitude Scavenger Hunt

Gratitude is the best attitude! Spend a one-mile hike seeking life’s little treasures. We will finish up in time to appreciate the sunset! (all ages)

Kid’s Glass Fusing: Penguin Ornaments

Saturday, November 30, 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Activity Center Park,
221 N. Main St.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
glass fused penguin ornaments

Children will use their creativity to make two penguin ornaments! Kathy Woodruff will assist the children and parents, guardians or grandparents as they work together on this special project. Ages 6 – 10 with adult companion.

Registration deadline: Friday, November 22

Kid’s Glass Fusing: Penguin Ornaments

Saturday, November 30, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Activity Center Park,
221 N. Main St.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
glass fused penguin ornaments

Children will use their creativity to make two penguin ornaments! Kathy Woodruff will assist the children and parents, guardians or grandparents as they work together on this special project. Ages 6 – 10 with adult companion.

Registration deadline: Friday, November 22

December 2019

Winter Wonderland With Pure Barre

Sunday, December 1, 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Bill Yeck Park, Smith House,
2230 E. Centerville Station Road
Centerville, OH 45459 United States

Enjoy an evening of twinkle lights at the historic Smith House as we lift, tone and burn. This Pure Barre classic class provides a low impact, high intensity, total body workout in just 50 minutes! Plan to dress appropriately for the weather, wear sneakers and bring a yoga mat and towel. Ages 18 and up.

Registration deadline: 48 hours in advance

Strollers in Motion

Monday, December 2, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Rec West Enrichment Center,
965 Miamisburg-Centerville Road
Centerville, OH

Get fit while having fun with your little ones! Perfect for any caregiver, this stroller-based, total body workout incorporates power walking and strolling, strength training, balance work and toning. Special children’s activities will be planned after some classes! Adult caregivers with child 6 weeks – Pre K

Mondays, December 2 – January 13 (no class December 23 or 30)

Registration deadline: Saturday, November 30

Nature Design Challenges

Monday, December 2, 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Energy Explorations STEM Camp

All engineers on deck! Meet us at your local neighborhood parks for a fun-filled afternoon of science and engineering using materials from nature! Participants will get to plan, build and test their designs for the surprise STEM challenge of the day! Ages 7 – 13

Mondays, December 2, January 6 & February 3

Registration deadline: Tuesday, November 26

Glass Fusing: Holiday Ornaments

Monday, December 2, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Activity Center Park,
221 N. Main St.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States

Get a head start on decorating or making your own holiday gifts! Instructor Kathy Woodruff will lead the class in creating a variety of fused glass ornaments. You can make 4 – 6 ornaments per class depending on the level of detail you choose. Ages 16 and up.

Registration deadline: Tuesday, November 26

A Walk in the Park

Tuesday, December 3, 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Get outdoors, enjoy sunshine and fresh air while meeting other walking enthusiasts. Enjoy reduced stress, improved quality of sleep and the many benefits from an improved quality of life. These are self-guided walks around your community parks! Locations vary. Ages 18 and up.

Tuesdays & Thursdays, December 3 – February 27 (No walk December 24)

There is no registration deadline for this program. Join anytime!