Date: April 9, 2021
Contact: Abby Nesmith, Centerville-Washington Park District,
Subject: Teddy Bear Picnic in the Park

CENTERVILLE, OH: What are you doing on National Picnic Day? Bring your favorite furry teddy for a Teddy Bear Picnic in the Park!

On Friday, April 23, the Centerville-Washington Park District and We Care Arts will host a Teddy Bear Picnic in the Park at the Bill Yeck Park Smith House from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. The Smith House is located at 2230 E. Centerville Station Rd.

The Teddy Bear Picnic will include an exciting scavenger hunt with photo opportunities, a craft available for purchase and giveaways! Kona Ice will be available for purchase and also offered as a prize for completing the scavenger hunt. Bring your own dinner or purchase meals from the Claybourne Grill food truck, then spread out among the shaded Smith House grounds to enjoy fresh spring air with your family and stuffed friends!

Registration is not required. No pets, please. Additional parking is available at adjacent Forest Field Park.


The Centerville-Washington Park District operates eight community parks, nine nature parks, and 34 neighborhood parks encompassing more than 1,030 acres in Centerville and Washington Township. For more information about the Centerville-Washington Park District, please call (937) 433-5155 or visit

We Care Arts believes in the healing power of creating and producing art that transforms physical, developmental, and mental challenges into a future rich with possibilities. They are guided by their vision that creating art compliments medical therapies. As a 501c3 organization with 36 years of experience, We Care Arts increases confidence and artistic skill in a variety of individuals with varying disabilities and physical challenges. We Care Arts has grown to serve 1,400 clients at more than forty off-site locations within the greater Dayton area. For more information visit