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Penbrooke Garden Club Plant Sale

Yankee Park 7500 Yankee St., Centerville, OH, United States
Perennials, crafts, house plants, garden books and tools. Proceeds go back into local community projects!

Sunshine and Feathers Adapted Fun Run

Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook 6588 McEwen Rd., Centerville, OH, United States

All ages

 

Participants can enjoy the paved path at the Kennard Nature Nook while stopping at various booths along the way. Each booth will have interactive games, giveaways, and all things sunshine and feathers! The event falls on World Migratory Bird Day and will feature birding activities for all! The Kennard Nature Nook will also have various activities. Participants are encouraged to travel along the path visiting booths at their own pace. The last time to start the route is noon. This is a Tools to Trek program.

Create Together Workshop with Now and Zen

Activity Center Park 221 N. Main St., Centerville, OH, United States

Ages 6 and up with an adult companion (Adults can register in addition to create their own terrarium)

 

Kids and adults alike will enjoy being creative with sand art — with the bonus of adding live air plants. All materials are included for this fun project, including the choice of a vertical or horizontal vessel.

 

Registration deadline: Sunday, May 5

Crafts with Nature

Schoolhouse Park 1875 Nutt Rd., Dayton, OH, United States

Ages 18 months – 4 years with adult companion

 

We will complete crafts with sensory themes and take short hikes in the park! This program is limited to one adult companion per registrant. Backpacks and front carriers are appropriate if your child is not walking. Strollers are not recommended at parks with natural terrain. The Crafts with Nature May programs are identical, please only select one.

 

Registration deadline: Tuesday, May 7

Crafts with Nature

Schoolhouse Park 1875 Nutt Rd., Dayton, OH, United States

Ages 18 months – 4 years with adult companion

 

We will complete crafts with sensory themes and take short hikes in the park! This program is limited to one adult companion per registrant. Backpacks and front carriers are appropriate if your child is not walking. Strollers are not recommended at parks with natural terrain. TheCrafts with Nature May programs are identical, please only select one.

 

Registration deadline: Tuesday, May 7

An Evening at Camp

Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook 6588 McEwen Rd., Centerville, OH, United States

Ages 6 – 12

 

Summer camp is just around the corner and we are so excited! Join us for an evening of all our favorite camp games, hikes and activities to celebrate the start of summer. Finish the night sharing your favorite camp stories around a campfire with s’mores.

 

Registration deadline: Thursday, May 9

Hike with a Naturalist

Grant Park 501 Normandy Ridge Rd., Centerville, OH, United States

Ages 18 and up

 

Join us on a stroll through your park! A naturalist will point out seasonal changes and discuss the wildlife we observe. Hike is on a natural path.

 

Registration deadline: Tuesday, May 14

Glass Fusing: Spring Birch Trees

Activity Center Park 221 N. Main St., Centerville, OH, United States

Ages 16 and up

 

During this class, you will create a beautiful spring birch scene on a 10.75″ square of glass. A metal hanger will be added if you would like for it to be a window decoration! All materials, except a stand for your project, are included.

 

Registration deadline: Sunday, May 12

Campfire Yoga

Bill Yeck Park, Smith House 2230 E. Centerville Station Road, Centerville, OH, United States

(Rain date: Thursday, May 23)

 

Celebrate spring with Method Yoga Studio’s Megan Lees! Enjoy some downtime next to the warm and cozy fire. This outdoor yoga class will include warm-up, breath work, standing poses, flowing poses and end with relaxation around the campfire.

 

Registration deadline: Tuesday, May 14

Butterfly Survey May

Grant Park 501 Normandy Ridge Rd., Centerville, OH, United States

Recommended for ages 8 and up

 

Help contribute to research by joining the naturalist on butterfly surveys. Identify and count butterflies while observing other seasonal wildlife as we stroll. No experience is necessary. Trail is approximately one mile in length on uneven terrain. This is a Tools to Trek program.

 

Registration deadline: Thursday, May 16

Watercolor Cactus Class

Activity Center Park 221 N. Main St., Centerville, OH, United States

Ages 18 and up

 

Let’s warm things up! In this workshop, we are going to create loose watercolor paintings focusing on expressive brushwork and vibrant colors. Leave the class with your finished painting. Studio materials are provided to use while in the class.

 

Registration deadline: Friday, May 10

Bike Centerville Community Ride B

Hithergreen Park 5900 Hithergreen Drive, Dayton, OH

Ages 18 and up

 

Take advantage of this opportunity to explore Centerville and Washington Township by bicycle. The ride will be led by trained and experienced bike leaders and will help you learn routes to shopping, parks and more! Rides will be an easy-paced 10 to 15 miles that start and end at a park.

 

Registration deadline: Thursday, May 16

Nature Fun: An Outdoor Family Storytime

Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook 6588 McEwen Rd., Centerville, OH, United States

All ages

 

Families are invited to join us outside to listen to a story brought to you by the Washington-Centerville Public Library. Participate in nature-themed activities following the story. Families are encouraged to bring a blanket to sit on.

 

Registration is not required but is recommended.

Pickleball League Any Doubles Intermediate+ B

Activity Center Park 221 N. Main St., Centerville, OH, United States

Ages 18 and up

 

Mondays, May 20 – June 24, no scheduled matches on Memorial Day (May 27)

 

All leagues are five weeks long. Five Franklin X-40 pickleballs per team are included and can be picked up from Park District Headquarters prior to league play. This for-fun league is open to any doubles teams (men’s, women’s, or mixed doubles) at the intermediate level or higher. Please note, this is a league designed for players with a strong understanding of pickleball rules, and that are at an intermediate or higher level of competition. No instruction/lessons are included in the league.

 

Registration deadline: Sunday, May 5

Pickleball League Mixed Doubles Intermediate+ B

Activity Center Park 221 N. Main St., Centerville, OH, United States

Ages 18 and up

 

Tuesdays, May 21 – June 18

 

Join a Park District pickleball league and play pickleball in the parks this spring! All leagues are five weeks long. Five Franklin X-40 pickleballs per team are included and can be picked up from Park District Headquarters prior to league play. This for-fun league is open to mixed doubles teams at the intermediate level or higher. Please note, this is a league designed for players with a strong understanding of pickleball rules and who are at an intermediate or higher level of competition. No instruction/lessons are included in the league.

 

Registration deadline: Sunday, May 5