Upcoming Programs & Events

  • Climate Change: How a Pesky Little Molecule Can Change the Earth as We Know It

    March 22, 2023 11:45am - 12:45pm

    Friends of Chrisholm, partner of MetroParks, will host a Lunch and Learn program on “Climate Change: How a Pesky Little Molecule Can Change the Earth As We Know It” presented by Eric Burgess. The talk, oriented to a general audience, will cover a brief history of the Earth’s climate including the greenhouse effect and eventual origin of the world’s coal, oil and natural gas supplies. It will highlight how, in current times, humans use of these hydrocarbons is changing our climate in ways detrimental to our future. Eric will address many of the misconceptions about climate change, highlight some mitigation options, and will close with some brief comments on public policy. Eric was born and grew up in Greenwood, Indiana. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Wabash College with a degree in physics. In the early 1990’s, he served in the US Peace Corps for two years teaching science and English in Malawi, Africa. He has lived in Ohio since 1995 and owns a Microscope business. He lives in Seven Mile with his wife Lara Askill and daughter Alida. Feel free to bring your own lunch. Friends of Chrisholm will supply refreshments.

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  • Discovery on the Farm - Chicken Chat and Tracks - 027

    March 23, 2023 10:00am - 11:00am

    Feathered friends and flying jewels of the sky are the hot topic for this program. Explore how our chickens are similar to native wild birds through study skins, feathers and nests. Chat with our chickens while making your very own stationary art with their tracks.

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  • Stuffed Toy Camp - 027

    March 23, 2023 6:00pm - 8:00pm

    Send your favorite stuffed toy to camp at the farm! Share s'mores & songs around the campfire when you drop them off on Thursday. See a slide show of their adventures, have a light breakfast and enjoy live animal demonstrations when you pick them up on Saturday morning. Drop off on Thursday, March 23 is from 6:00pm-8:00pm. Play on the playscape, visit the farm animals, or take a walk around the park. S'mores and campfire will be ready at 7:00pm. Breakfast is Saturday, March 25 at 9:30am - 10:00am followed by an animal program from 10:00am - 10:30am. Registration is required by 3/22/23. Early or late drop off can be arranged by calling 513-867-5835 ext. 301. Please note - this is a camp for Stuffed Toys only. Human families are welcome to participate during drop off and pick up activities.

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  • Signs of Spring Hike - 002

    March 25, 2023 10:00am - 11:30am

    Spring is in the air! On this mile hike we'll learn how the warmth of spring breaks winters hold on nature and what some of the first signs of spring are - from trees and flowers to insects and birds.

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  • NEW DATE Spring Amphibians with Jeff Davis - 002

    March 25, 2023 10:00am - 12:00pm

    This program has been postponed a week from its original date of 3/18/23 due to cold temperatures. Explore the vibrant creeks & vernal pools of Salamander Run MetroPark with special guest & scientist, Jeff Davis. See what amphibians we can find and learn about what brings them to Salamander Run each spring. This hike will go off-trail, so be prepared for an adventure. Space is limited and registration is required by 3/24/23.

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