Fool Tom the Turkey
Fool Tom the Turkey is back this year and will test your knowledge about wild turkeys during this fun family activity. Tom the Turkey will begin November 2-7 at Snyder Park and will be hiding in 5 different locations to ask questions to try and fool you. Submit your answers by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Each correct answer counts as an entry into a drawing for the chance to win a gift certificate from Bowman and Landes Turkeys. November 9-14 Tom the Turkey will move to Smith Park in New Carlisle and November 16-20 at Old Reid Park. The sponsor of Fool Tom the Turkey is Bowman and Landes Turkeys. For more information call the National Trail Parks and Recreation District at 937-328-7275.
Thanksgiving Shoebox Parade Float Entry
Enter the second annual Thanksgiving Shoebox Parade. You can enter as a family, business, organization, or individual. Create a float using a shoebox or something similar and drop it off at the National Trail Parks and Recreation District Administration Building by November 12. Your float will be pulled along our road and city backdrop while the parade announcers read its description, just like in our favorite holiday parades. The parade will be aired on the NTPRD Facebook page Thanksgiving morning. Go to ntprd.org to find rules and regulations before submitting your float. For more information call 937-328-7275.
Anime Club Jr.
Anime Club Jr. is for youth ages 8-12 and is scheduled for Tuesday, November 16 from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at the NTPRD Administration Building. Get together with friends who love anime and manga as much as you do. Club meetings will involve discussing anime, learning about japanese culture, watching anime, drawing, and more. The registration fee is $5 and the deadline to register is November 12. Anime for youth ages 13-15 will be held on Thursday, November 18 from 6:00 – 7:30 pm. Registration is available online or by calling 937-328-7275.
Stamp-A-Stack is for ages 16 & older and will be held on Saturday, November 20 from 10:00 am-12:00 pm at the NTPRD Administration Building. Wow your friends this holiday season with hand-made Christmas cards. Instruction and all supplies needed will be supplied to complete 12 cards. Light snacks will be provided. The registration fee is $30 and the deadline to register is November 12. Registration is available online by going to ntprd.org or in person at the NTPRD Administration Building.
Trail Hikers is held on Wednesdays from 10:00 am – 11:00 am. The 1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesday of the month is held at Rebert Pike Nature Park and at the Kirby Preserve on the 2nd and 4th weeks. These guided, self-paced hikes allow you to explore and enjoy our local natural environment. These trails are all natural so be sure to wear your hiking boots. Registration is required and space is limited. Registration is available online by going to ntprd.org or by calling 937-328-7275.
Trail Walkers is open to adults ages 18 & older and held on Tuesdays from 10:00 am – 11:00 am. The walk on November 9 will be held on the Buck Creek Trail and meeting at Old Reid Park. Trail Walkers is a walking program which highlights the multi-purpose trail system while promoting fitness, fellowship and fun. Registration is required and available online by going to ntprd.org or by calling 937-328-7275