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December 2022

Glass Fusing: Holiday Ornaments

Friday, December 9, 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Activity Center Park,
221 N. Main St.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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glass fused ornaments

Ages 16 and up

Learn a new skill and exercise your creative side while making new holiday presents or decorations. Instructor Kathy Woodruff will lead the class in creating a variety of fused glass ornaments. This class includes three ornaments with plenty of styles and options to choose from.

Registration deadline: Monday, December 5

Intergenerational Series: Grand Gifts

Friday, December 9, 2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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Intergenerational Series

Ages 4 – 6 with grandparent(s)

Grandchildren will enjoy stories and making holiday crafts to take home and give to parents, teachers and friends — all with help from grandma or grandpa!

Registration deadline: Tuesday, December 6

All Around the Garden

Friday, December 9, 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Bill Yeck Park, Smith House,
2230 E. Centerville Station Road
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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Ages 5 – 9
Thursdays, December 8, January 12 & February 9

Children will learn all about the plants, animals and habitats in their gardens, backyards and parks! There will be one session per month focusing on a different topic.

Registration deadline: Thursday, December 1

Kid’s Glass Fusing: Penguin Ornaments

Friday, December 9, 4:30 p.m.-6:00 p.m.
Activity Center Park,
221 N. Main St.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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glass fused penguin ornaments

Ages 6 – 10 with adult companion

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.

Registration deadline: Monday, December 5

Intergenerational Series: Grand Gifts

Friday, December 9, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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Intergenerational Series

Ages 4 – 6 with grandparent(s)

Grandchildren will enjoy stories and making holiday crafts to take home and give to parents, teachers and friends — all with help from grandma or grandpa!

Registration deadline: Tuesday, December 6

Glass Fusing: Holiday Ornaments

Friday, December 9, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
glass fused ornaments

Ages 16 and up

Learn a new skill and exercise your creative side while making new holiday presents or decorations. Instructor Kathy Woodruff will lead the class in creating a variety of fused glass ornaments. This class includes three ornaments with plenty of styles and options to choose from.

Registration deadline: Monday, December 5

Ultimate Family Freeze Tag

Saturday, December 10, 2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Bill Yeck Park, Smith House,
2230 E. Centerville Station Road
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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family dodgeball game

All ages

Tag! You’re frozen! Join us for an afternoon of different variations of Freeze Tag! Families will be spread out in the park to compete against one another. At the end of the game, we will come together to heat up around a fire and roast s’mores.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, December 7

RecKits: It’s the Holiday Season!

Monday, December 12, 8:00 a.m.
girl holding up a paper with the word "love" decorated using finger paint

Recommended for ages 7 – 13

With the holiday season kicking off, this RecKit is themed around the holidays! There are fun activities and an easy STEM challenge. The crafts can double as gifts or decorations!

Registration deadline: Monday, December 5

RecKits: It’s the Holiday Season! Jr.

Monday, December 12, 8:00 a.m.
Activity Center Park,
221 N. Main St.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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girl at kitchen table with tree craft

Recommended for ages 3 – 6

With the holiday season kicking off, this RecKit is themed around the holidays! There are fun activities and an easy STEM challenge. The crafts can double as gifts or decorations!

Registration deadline: Monday, December 5

Reading in the Wild

Tuesday, December 13, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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Mother and daughter sitting on grass

Ages 18 months – 4 years with adult companion

Let’s get together to read a story with active games, songs with sensory themes and take short hikes in the park! Backpacks and front carriers are appropriate if your child is not walking. This program is limited to one adult companion per registrant. Will move into Kennard Nature Nook in inclement weather.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, December 7

Art & Imagination

Tuesday, December 13, 4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.
Activity Center Park,
221 N. Main St.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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Art & Imagination

Ages 6 – 8
Tuesdays, December 13, January 10 & February 14

This drop-off program is designed to give your child an opportunity to get creative! They will try new techniques and design unique projects based on a monthly nature theme.

Registration deadline: Tuesday, December 6

Paint Pour Ornaments & Pure Barre

Tuesday, December 13, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Activity Center Park,
221 N. Main St.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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women doing pure barre

Ages 18 and up

We have teamed up with Pure Barre to work on our minds and bodies. Participants will create ornaments using a paint pouring technique! This Pure Barre classic class provides a low-impact, high-intensity, total body workout in just 50 minutes! You’ll leave the workout feeling refreshed and stress-free!

Registration deadline: Friday, December 9

Sled Workshop with AR Workshop

Thursday, December 15, 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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five people holding large decorated wooden sleds

Ages 16 and up

Add extra holiday cheer to your decor with a sled! Choose from several designs. We will walk you through each part of the project during the class. A variety of paints and stains will be available! Sled is approximately 4 feet tall and 13 inches wide.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, December 7

Preschool Nature Series: Pet Rock!

Thursday, December 15, 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
Bill Yeck Park, Smith House,
2230 E. Centerville Station Road
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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boy in winter coat and hat holding rock

Ages 3 – 5 with adult companion

Sit! Stay! Can we teach an old rock new tricks? Probably not, but they can teach us so much! We will sort rocks, learn how animals use them, and decorate one special rock to take home.

Registration deadline: Tuesday, December 13

Reading in the Wild

Friday, December 16, 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Grant Park, Kennard Nature Nook,
6588 McEwen Rd.
Centerville, OH 45459 United States
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Mother and daughter sitting on grass

Ages 18 months – 4 years with adult companion

Let’s get together to read a story with active games, songs with sensory themes and take short hikes in the park! Backpacks and front carriers are appropriate if your child is not walking. This program is limited to one adult companion per registrant. Will move into Kennard Nature Nook in inclement weather.

Registration deadline: Wednesday, December 7