Upcoming Programs & Events

  • Owl Prowl - Adults Only - 002

    February 03, 2023 6:00pm - 7:30pm

    Explore Governor Bebb at night while we learn about the owls that live in the parks. Enjoy a fire and hot chocolate while discovering what makes owls such special hunters. Then we'll venture into the cold and look for native owls out in the park. Registration is required by 2/2/23.

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  • CANCELLED - Project WILD: Climate & Wildlife Educator's Workshop - 002

    February 04, 2023 9:00am - 12:00pm

    This workshop has been cancelled. Watch for other Project Wild Workshops to be scheduled in the future. Calling all educators! Join MetroParks and co-hosts Butler County and Warren County's Soil and Water Conservation Districts for Project WILD's brand new Climate and Wildlife workshop. Educators will learn best-practices for teaching about climate change in grades 6-12. CEU's are available, and registration is required. Space is limited and registration is REQUIRED. Link to register coming soon! The cost of this workshop is $10.00 per participant. Registration ends 2/3/23. Connecting students to nature, scientific inquiry, bringing nature in the classroom, and giving students exploratory outdoor learning opportunities are focal points of all Project WILD programs. There will be a 30-minute lunch break during the program. Please plan to pack a lunch, as lunch is not provided. Curriculum and activity guides for Project WILD's Climate and Wildlife Guide are supplied free of charge by ODNR Division of Wildlife.

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  • Run The Parks 5k Series: February - 029

    February 04, 2023 10:00am - 12:00pm

    Walk, hike, or run with us this year in our Run The Parks 5k Series while we explore a different MetroPark in Butler County. This family-friendly, non-competitive 5k series will take place on the first Saturday of every month. Route details will be provided upon registration. Tiered prizes will be awarded based on how many of the twelve 5kÂ’s you participate in! February: Mill Race Area - Grab your running partner, significant other, friend, or family member and share the love of running just before ValentineÂ’s Day this year. The Mill Race Preserve Area of Four Mile Creek MetroPark flows through meadows and wooded stream corridors along Four Mile Creek. The trail will bring you back to the finish, where drinks and light snacks will be available. Participants will need to make two laps of this 1.6-mile marked course which is entirely natural surface trails. There will be a water and first aid station at the 1.6-mile point. Specific details about the route will be provided via email the week of. Check-in begins at 10:00 AM, and the run starts at 10:30 AM. Participants only need to register once for the year and then may participate in as many runs as they would like.

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  • Ears are for Reading - 027

    February 04, 2023 11:00am - 12:30pm

    Welcome to the new Ears Are For Reading program at Chrisholm Historic Farmstead. Children ages 4-9 along with an accompanying adult can take advantage of this great opportunity to read to a farm animal in a stress-free, non-judgmental environment. Bring your book of choice or choose one from our farm library. While you share your story with the animals, spend time getting to know your new feathered or furry animal friend. Registration is required by 2/2/2023 by calling 513-867-5835. Half-hour reading time slots are available at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Additional time slots may be added as these fill up!

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  • Little Learners Nature Series - 002

    Feb 07, 2023 - Feb 28, 2023 10:00am - 11:30am

    Little learners and their caregivers will discover nature and science topics together through hands-on experiences, games, songs, outdoor time, and more! You and your little learner are sure to have a wonderful time, while exploring and growing along the way! Open to learners ages 2-6 years. This seasonal, 4-week long series will take place in the winter, spring, and fall for 4 consecutive Tuesdays each season. The winter season topics each week include: - Feb. 7th - Wild, Wild Winter - Feb. 14th - Animal Love - Feb. 21st - I Can STEM - Feb. 28th - Creature Craze Registration is required by 2/3/2023.

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