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A male spring peeper choursing


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Sounds of Spring
Friday, April 10
7 p.m.
Shor Park
Celebrate the arrival of spring with some of the most anticipated sounds of the season - the choursing of frogs and toads. Bring a flashlight and boots and we'll search the wetlands at Shor Park for spring peepers, chorus frogs, and American toads.

Preschool Story Time
Wednesday, April 15
11  a.m.
Sycamore Park
Join us for our monthly preschool story time series at Sycamore Park. Listen to a story, make a craft, and explore the naturali world around us. Each month will have a different topic. April's theme is spring! Meet at the Sycamore #1 Picnic Shelter.

Wildflower Walk
Sunday, April 19
1 p.m.
Sycamore Park

See Sycamore Park come alive with color as the spring wildflowers begin to emerge and provide a colorful carpet on the forest floor. Follow a naturalist along the trail and explore the many wildflowers that Sycamore Park has to offer, before they're gone. Meet by the bridge.

Weather for Homeschoolers
Wednesday, April 29
10 a.m.
Pattison Park Lodge
Spring weather in Ohio can often be unpredictable. Bring your homeschooled student(s) to Pattison Park to discov er what causes our weather, and find out how to make a few weather predictions based on our observations. Pre-registration is required. Please e-mail to: or call 513-876-9013 to sign up. Deadline to register is Friday April 24. Fee is $4.00 per student.

Matt Maupin Memorial Kid's Fishing Tournament
Saturday, May 9
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Pattison Park
Children 15 and under are invited to drop a line at Pattison Park for the annual kid's fishing tournament. Prizes will be awarded to the winners of several categories in each age group. A free hot dog lunch will be provided to each of the child participants. Sponsored by the East Fork Bass Anglers.

Spring Hike
Saturday, May 16
10 a.m.
Sycamore Park
Spring is an excettlent time to get outside and explore our trails. Follow a naturalist on a moderately strenuous three mile hike as you take in the sights and sounds of spring.

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