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Recycle Holiday Lights

Don’t let broken lights dim your holiday spirit! The Centerville-Washington Park District has five collection locations for the Cohen Holiday Lights Recycling Drive. From December 1 to February 1, drop off unwanted lights during daylight hours at the following locations:…

Winter Woods Day Camp

Winter Program Registration

Online registration for winter programs begins Monday, November 8 at 10:00 a.m. for Centerville and Washington Township residents. Online nonresident registration will begin one week later on Monday, November 15 at 10:00 a.m. Phone registration begins one day later than…

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The Hummingbird and the Shrew

The parks of Southwest Ohio are home to two of the country’s smallest “warm-blooded” critters. Ruby-throated hummingbirds, Archilochus colubris, are conspicuous throughout the warmer months; least shrews, Cryptotis parva, also are common residents, though ¬much less visible. Adults of each…