Scrambled Eggs will be held from March 24-April 20 at Rebert Pike Nature Park. Start your adventure at the boardwalk off the parking lot using the Great Horned Owl Trail and search for 15 hidden lettered eggs. Each egg has a main base color and a letter. The main base color represents letters from that word. There are a total of three words. After finding all 15 eggs, unscramble the letters and words then private message or email your answer to nationaltrail@springfieldohio.
gov. Also share photos from your adventure (without giving away your answers). Each photo and correct answer submission counts as an entry into a drawing for prizes. For more information call 328-PARK.
Beginning Beekeeping Workshop
A Beginners Beekeeping Workshop will be held on Thursday, April 5 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm and Saturday, April 7 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the National Trail Parks and Recreation District Administration Building located at 1301 Mitchell Blvd. Discover the science of beekeeping and learn how to start your own hive and the importance of honeybees. Lunch will be provided on Saturday. The registration fee is $35 and the registration deadline is April 4. Registration is available online or in person by going to www.ntprd.org. For more information call 328-7275.
A Bike Clinic will be held on Friday, April 6 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm, for ages 18 and older, at the Eagle City Soccer Complex. Learn basic bike riding skills, general bike maintenance and basic repair along with a skills course. Participants need to bring their own bike and helmets are required. This program is free and pre-registration is required. Registration is available online by going to www.ntprd.org or in person at the NTPRD Administration Building. For more information call 328-PARK.
Play Pals is Thursday, April 12 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at the National Trail Parks and Recreation District. Play Pals is open to children ages 2-4 along with an adult companion, and offers parents and caregivers the opportunity to participate with their little ones on fun activities. Each program includes activity stations, story time, songs, arts and crafts and new learning experiences. The registration fee is $5 and the registration deadline is April 10. For more information call 328-PARK.
Amazing Place Earth Day Challenge
The Amazing Place Earth Day Challenge will be held on Saturday, April 28 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Snyder Park. This Earth Day challenge is open to ages 7 & Older. Gather clues, complete obstacles and challenges to try and be the first team to complete the race. A team must consist of 2-4 players with at least one member being 18 years or older. Team members under age 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. All team members will receive a t-shirt. The winning team will receive a prize. The registration fee is $25 per team. The registration deadline is April 20, 2018. For more information call National Trail Parks and Recreation District at 937-328-7275.
A new 6-week session of Tai Chi will begin Thursday, April 12 from 4:00 to 5:00 pm at the National Trail Parks and Recreation District Administration Building. Increase your strength, energy, flexibility and emotional outlook through this graceful form of exercise. The registration fee is $40 and the deadline to register is April 9. For more information call 937-328-7275.
Trail Walkers is held on Tuesdays from 10:00 am to 11:00 am on our local multi-purpose trails. Trail Walkers is a guided, self-paced walk that highlights the multi-purpose trail system while promoting fitness, fellowship and fun. The next Trail Walkers is April 10 and will begin at the Springfield Museum of Art. The 2018 Trail Walkers program is sponsored by Richards, Raff and Dunbar Memorial Home and Trostel, Chapman, Dunbar & Fraley Funeral Home. For more information call 328-PARK.
Trail Hikers is organized by National Trail Parks and Recreation District and held on Wednesdays from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at Rebert Pike Nature Park on the 1st, 3rd & 5th weeks of the month and at New Reid Park on the 2nd & 4th week. These guided, self-paced hikes will allow you to explore and enjoy our local natural environment. Hiking boots are recommended. The program is free. For more information call 328-PARK.
Adult Team Co-Ed Spring Soccer
Register now for adult Team Co-Ed Spring Soccer. This seven game adult co-ed league is open to adults ages 18 and older and plays on Sunday afternoons starting April 8 at the Eagle City Soccer Complex. A $200 non-refundable deposit is required to hold your spot. The registration fee is $350 per team. The registration deadline is March 30, 2018. For more information call NTPRD at 937-328-PARK.