Read With the Trees
Read With the Trees, open to children ages 4-7 along with an adult, will be held on Wednesday, April 19 from 4:30 to 5:30 pm at the National Trail Parks and Recreation District Administration Building. Enjoy the benefits of reading and literature while experiencing nature. Participants will also have the opportunity to sing songs, play games and make a craft. This program is free. Pre-registration is required. For more information call 328-PARK.
Hitting Pay Dirt With Composting Session 2
Session 2 of the Hitting Pay Dirt With Composting program will be held on Thursday, April 20 at 7:00 pm at the NTPRD Administration Building. Learn what and how to compost, as well as how to deal with common problems. Pre-registrants will receive a free countertop container, suitable for storing kitchen scraps. At the end of the workshop, a drawing will be held for a free compost bin. This program is presented by the Clark County Solid Waste District. Registration is available online by going to www.ntprd.org. For questions call 328-PARK.
Painting In the Park- Upcycling Glass
The Painting In the Park, Upcyling Glass edition, open to adults ages 21 & older, will be held on Friday, April 21 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Snyder Park Clubhouse. Celebrate Earth Day and reduce waste while creating your own work of art. Participants should bring their own glass piece to paint and may bring up to 4 pieces. Suggested glassware: wine or liquor bottles, mason jars, jelly jars, ect. Paints, ideas and instructions are included. Complimentary snacks and beverages will be available. The registration fee is $30. The registration deadline is April 19, 2017. For more information call National Trail Parks and Recreation District at 328-PARK.
A Bicycle Clinic for ages 18 and older will be held on Monday, April 24 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Eagle City Soccer Complex. Get ready for the biking season by learning basic bike riding skills, general bike maintenance, basic repair instruction as well as a skills course. Participants must bring their own bike and helmets are required. The registration fee is $10. Pre-registration is required and is available online by going to www.ntprd.org or in person at the NTPRD Administration Building. For more information call 328-PARK.
Spring Wildflower Hike
A Spring Wildflower Hike will be held on Friday, April 28 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Rebert Pike Nature Park. Look for spring wildflowers on the trail while learning interesting folklore. Participants should meet at the shelter house off the parking area at Rebert Pike Nature Park. This walk is free, Pre-registration is recommended. For more information call National Trail Parks and Recreation District at 328-PARK.
Nature Journaling Series
The next Nature Journaling walk will be Saturday, April 29 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at Rebert Pike Nature Park. Practice creative writing, drawing and other artistic devices as you journal in nature. Bring your own journal. This program is held outdoors. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is available online by going to www.ntprd.org. Meet at the Shelter House off the parking area. For more information call 328-PARK.
Nature At Night
Nature At Night will be held on Friday, May 5 from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm at the Snyder Park Clubhouse area. Hear stories around the campfire from Johnny Appleseed. A Stargaze will begin at 8:30 pm and will feature a large industrial telescope. This program is free and pre-registration is required and available online by going to www.ntprd.org. For questions call 328-PARK. Nature at Night is in partnership with the Clark County Park District.
Trail Walkers will meet on Tuesday, April 25 at 10:00 am in Old Reid Park on the bridge on Pumphouse Road to walk on the Buck Creek Trail. Trail Walkers highlights the multi-purpose trail system while promoting fitness, fellowship and fun. These guided walks are self-paced. Blood pressure checks will be offered and provided by the Clark County Combined Health District on the 1st Tuesday of each month. The 2017 Trail Walkers program is sponsored by Richards, Raff and Dunbar Memorial Home and Trostel, Chapman, Dunbar & Fraley Funeral Home. For more information call 328-PARK.
Trail Hikers is organized by National Trail Parks and Recreation District and held on Wednesdays from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Rebert Pike Nature Park on the 1st, 3rd & 5th week of the month and at New Reid Park on the 2nd & 4th weeks of the month. These guided, self-paced hikes will allow you to explore and enjoy our local natural environment. Hiking boots are recommended. The program is free. For more information call 328-PARK.
Trail Riders will begin a new riding season on Monday, May 1 at 10:00 am, meeting at Eagle City Soccer Complex. Trail Riders is a guided, self-paced biking program that is approximately 15 miles, exploring local bike trails while promoting fitness and fun. *A Pre-Ride Clinic will be held at 9:30 am. Bike helmets are required. For more information call 328-PARK.
Co-Ed Kickball League
Registration is underway for adult Co-Ed Kickball for adults ages 18 & Older. Get a group of friends together for this fun and exciting recreational kickball league. Teams will play a 10 game schedule on Thursday nights starting May 4 at Snyder Park Field. Teams must be a minimum of 10 players (5 male & 5 female). The team registration fee is $150. The registration deadline is April 21, 2017. For more information call 328-PARK.