Upcoming Programs & Events

  • Salute to Pioneers

    May 19, 2024 2:30pm - 3:30pm

    Join the Indian Creek Pioneer Church Restoration Committee and MetroParks of Butler County for the annual Salute to Pioneers. Guest speaker Andrew Sawyer from the Miami University Myaamia Center who will discuss the local history of the Myaamia Tribe and their forced removal from their ancestral lands in 1846. Attendees can explore the historic Pioneer Church and Burial Grounds after the scheduled program.

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  • Secret Stamps- Voice of America MetroPark

    June 01, 2024 12:00pm - 2:00pm

    Are you a super sleuth? A maven of maps and mysteries? Uncover the secret world of Letterboxing. Letterboxers around the world follow clues to publicly accessible hidden boxes containing unique stamps and logbooks to record who has completed the challenges. Don't have a stamp or logbook? We've got you covered. Each registered participant will create their own stamp and logbook before heading out on the self-guided letterbox hunt. The letterbox challenge can be started any time in the two-hour window, but completion times will vary depending on the speed of your group.

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  • Farm Foundations - Goats Part One

    June 02, 2024 3:00pm - 4:30pm

    Join us for an agriculture educational program designed to give you a farming foundation you can build upon. Part one of the two-part series will introduce you to the Chrisholm Historic Farmstead resident goats. Through fun, hands-on activities you will learn basic information about goats including their different breeds, life cycle, husbandry practices, nutrition, and the goat's agricultural significance. Participants will practice grooming and feeding the goats, too. Registration is required by May 31. Children 8 years and up. Under age of 16 years must be accompanied by an adult.

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  • Wonder Wednesdays

    June 05, 2024 10:30am - 11:30am

    Join the McCloskey Museum and MetroParks' staff for summer nature programs at Marcum Park. We will supply craft materials to make and fill your very own nature journal. Use your senses to explore the park's natural areas while enjoying excerpts from the Caldecott Award winning local author, Robert McCloskey's "Time of Wonder". This special program is for all ages. Children 16 years and under must be accompanied by an adult. FREE but registration is required due to journal supplies.

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  • Creeking in the Parks

    June 06, 2024 10:00am - 11:30am

    Water isn't just fun to play in, it can also tell you a lot about our environment. Join MetroParks and Butler Soil and Water Conservation District for our first summer creek exploration! Let's find out about our watershed and the creatures that call Sebald home. We'll supply everything you need to explore the water, the creek's fossils and aquatic wildlife. Please wear close-toed shoes.

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