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November 2019

Race to the Holidays

Sunday, November 3, 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Schoolhouse Park,
1875 Nutt Rd.
Dayton, OH 45458 United States
Race to the Holidays

Participate in this family-friendly 5K fun run/walk to benefit Centerville-Washington Park District, Friends of Washington-Centerville Public Library and Washington Township Recreation Center! Run and walk divisions, prizes, and other activities and information round out this fun, fitness event! The race begins at 2 p.m.

Intermediate Tai Chi

Monday, November 4, 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Tai Chi at the Kennard Nature Nook

Continuing to develop Tai Chi and Qigong principles moving from Tai Chi Easy™ into Dr. Roger Jahnke’s Integral Tai Chi form. (ages 18 and up)

Mondays, November 4 – December 9

Early Adventures

Tuesday, November 5, 10:00 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Holes Creek Park,
8575 Yankee Street
Dayton, OH 45458 United States
Early Adventures

Taking your little ones outdoors provides them with an experience that will benefit them forever. There are unique sounds, colors, lights, sensations and textures to process each time they go outdoors. These leisurely hikes provide quality family time in nature! (ages 0 – 4 years with adult companion)

Early Adventures

Tuesday, November 5, 5:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.
Holes Creek Park,
8575 Yankee Street
Dayton, OH 45458 United States
Early Adventures

Taking your little ones outdoors provides them with an experience that will benefit them forever. There are unique sounds, colors, lights, sensations and textures to process each time they go outdoors. These leisurely hikes provide quality family time in nature! (ages 0 – 4 years with adult companion)

Nocturnal Nature Series: Coyotes

Tuesday, November 5, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Forest Field Park,
2100 E. Centerville Station Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Coyote

Learn about the habits of our resident coyotes through a hike. A trivia game will bust some myths about these wild canines. This is a “Tools to Trek” program. (all ages)

Mad Science University

Wednesday, November 6, 6:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Bill Yeck Park, Smith House,
2230 E. Centerville Station Road
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Mad Science University

Science is all around us! Children will experiment with items we use every day to create something fascinating. We are putting science to the test as your child learns about chemistry and physics. (ages 8 – 12)

Wednesdays, November 6 – 27

Beginner Tai Chi

Wednesday, November 6, 7:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Tai Chi at the Kennard Nature Nook

An introduction to Tai Chi and Qigong (Chi Kung) principles and form through Tai Chi Easy™. Taught by Judy Wilson, Certified Integral Qigong and Tai Chi Instructor. (ages 18 and up)

Wednesdays, November 6 – December 11

Homeschool Nature Club: Deciduous vs. Evergreen

Thursday, November 7, 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Forest Field Park,
2100 E. Centerville Station Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Homeschool Nature Club

What are the ecological advantages of being evergreen? What about deciduous? On this tree-mendous hike, we will discuss the different life strategies our leafy friends employ. (all ages)

Early Adventures

Thursday, November 7, 5:00 p.m.-5:45 p.m.
Holes Creek Park,
8575 Yankee Street
Dayton, OH 45458 United States
Early Adventures

Taking your little ones outdoors provides them with an experience that will benefit them forever. There are unique sounds, colors, lights, sensations and textures to process each time they go outdoors. These leisurely hikes provide quality family time in nature! (ages 0 – 4 years with adult companion)

Storytime Stroll

Friday, November 8, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Bill Yeck Park, Smith House,
2230 E. Centerville Station Road
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
Storytime Strolls

Storytime with the Washington-Centerville Public Library! After the story, the group will take a sensory stroll in the park to search for sights, sounds, smells and textures that tie to our story’s theme. (ages 18 months – 4 years with adult companion)

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.