Coyote Night Howl
A Coyote Night Howl will take place on Thursday, March 1 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm at the Snyder Park Clubhouse. There will be a short presentation to learn about the misunderstood coyote. Then have the opportunity to participate in a howling survey. Pre-registration is required. For more information call National Trail Parks and Recreation District at 937-328-PARK.
Cardboard Classic Bobsled Races
The Cardboard Classis Bobsled Race will be held this Saturday, March 3 at the NTPRD Chiller. Check-in is from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm with race time from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. Bring your pre-constructed bobsled and race for the Gold. Teams of friends or family push the sled while the pilot guides the sled towards the finish line. All participants must wear athletic shoes and helmets are recommended. Prizes will be awarded for race winners, best design and most creative. The only materials permitted are cardboard, tape, glue, wax lacquer and paint. All materials must be dry upon arrival. Wood, plastic or metal are not permitted (including staples). All sleds must have hockey tape or packing tape lining the bottom of the sled to protect the ice. The registration deadline is March 2, 2018. Registration and rules are available online by going to www.ntprd.org. For more information call 937-328-7275.
Play Pals is scheduled for Thursday, March 8 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at the National Trail Parks and Recreation District Administration Building. Play Pals is open to children ages 2-4 along with an adult companion and offers parents and caregivers the opportunity to participate with their little ones on fun activity stations, story time, songs, arts and crafts and new learning experiences. The registration fee is $5 and pre-registration is required. Registration is available online by going to www.ntprd.org or in person at the NTPRD Administration Building. For more information call 937-328-7275.
Hitting Pay Dirt With Composting
The Hitting Pay Dirt With Composting workshop will be held on Saturday, March 17 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at the National Trail Parks and Recreation District Administration Building. Learn how to make usable soil from food scraps and yard trimmings at this educational program. Steve Schlather from the Clark County Solid Waste District will discuss what and how to compost as well as how to deal with common problems. Register by March 15 and receive a free countertop compost container, suitable for storing kitchen scraps. A drawing will be held for a free compost bin. This program is presented by the Clark County Solid Waste District. This program is free. Pre-registration is required and available by going to www.ntprd .org.
Artwork Sampler, for ages 16 & older, is scheduled for Monday, March 19 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the NTPRD Administration Building. Make A beautiful piece of artwork out of paper, stamps and punches. The 12″ x 12″ design will brighten your home or office. The registration fee is $15 and the deadline to register is March 14, 2018. For more information call 328-PARK.
A spring Bird Walk will be held on Friday, March 23 from 8:00 am to 9:30 am at Old Reid Park. Many ducks and other water birds should be passing through at this time. Get a close look at several species of ducks along with other birds. Doug Overacker will lead this walk. Pre-registration is recommended. Meet at the bridge on Pumphouse Road. For more information call 328-PARK.
Lee’s Game Night
Lee’s Game Night will take place on Friday, March 23 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the NTPRD Administration Building. Enjoy a night of fun while playing a variety of games and more. The theme is March Madness. The registration fee is $3 and include dinner. Dinner is provided and sponsored by Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken. The registration deadline is March 23, 2018. For more information call 328-PARK.
Youth Spring Soccer
Late registration is underway. There limited openings are available for Spring Soccer for youth in grades K-8. The focus of this recreational league is fun and skill development. All divisions are co-ed and will be divided: K-1st, 2nd-3rd, 4th-5th and 6th-8th. Practices will start in late March and games in April and early May. Practices are held at local fields throughout the county. All games of the five game schedule will be held at Eagle City Soccer Complex. Uniform shirts will be provided. All players must have shin guards. The late registration fee is $40. Registration is available on a first come, first served basis. For further information call 328-PARK.
Baton Twirling, for youth ages 4-14, begins a 6-week session on Thursday, March 1 at the National Trail Parks and Recreation District Administration Building. Baton Twirling is a fun creative sport. It is enjoyable both as an individual and when part of a group.. Baton skills are learned along with dance and twirling routines to fun music. Baton 1 is for new twirlers and will be held from 6:00 to 6:45 pm and Baton 2 is for experienced twirlers from 7:00 to 7:45 pm. The registration fee is $45. For more information call 328-PARK.
A new 6-week session of Tai Chi begins Wednesdays, March 1 – April 15 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the NTPRD Administration Building located at 1301 Mitchell Blvd. Increase your strength, energy, flexibility and emotional outlook through this graceful form of exercise. The registration fee is $40. The registration deadline is February 28. For more information call 328-PARK.
A new spring 6-week session of Tai Chi will begin on Wednesdays, March 7 – April 11 from 9:30 am to 10:30 am at the NTPRD Administration Building. Pilates is stretching and strengthening. It tones muscle, improves posture, provides flexibility and balance. The registration fee is $40 and the registration deadline is March 5. 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 weeks of the month, at New Reid Park on the 2nd week, and at the Snyder Park Clubhouse on the 4th week 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.