Family Game Night
6: 00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
NTPRD, 1301 Mitchell Blvd
$10 (up to 4 family members) $2 for any additional over 4
This NTPRD program allows you to enjoy a night of family fun while playing games of all kinds, including board games, bingo and more. Dinner will be provided. Family Game Night is sponsored by Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken. For more information call 328-PARK.
Full Moon Walk
Saturday, May 25
8 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Eagle City Soccer Complex, 500 Eagle City Road
A Free Program
Registration Deadline: May 23
Walk the Simon Kenton Trail by the light of the Full Moon and learn fun facts along the way. Pre-registration is required for walk by calling 328-PARK. Event will not be held in poor weather conditions.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Eagle City Road Soccer Complex, 500 Eagle City Road
Truck Fest allows “Kids” of all ages to climb in the cabs, honk the horns and check out many different sizes and styles of trucks, cars and service vehicles as well as meet the people who operate them. This fun filled event is sure to have something for everyone. For more information about this National Trail event call 328-PARK.
Saturday in the Park – Bike and Skateboard Expo
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
NTPRD Skateboard Park, 1301 Mitchell Boulevard
Skateboarding demonstrations by local 4-H club, Skate Chaos, will be one of the highlights of this exciting program. A safety clinic will be given along with vendors and more. Program is free and open to all ages and registration is required. For more information about this National Trail event call 328-PARK.
Passport to Fishing
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Ages: 4-16 along with parent or caregiver
Old Reid Park, entrance on Croft Road
Registration Deadline: June 21
Passport to Fishing is a beginner fishing program for children and their families. Participants will learn fishing skills while having fun and enjoying the great outdoors. Meet at the shelter house next to Wiggley Field. Pre-registration is required and space is limited for this National Trail program.
Old Fashioned Country Fireworks
Gates Open at 6:00 p.m.
Clark County Fairgrounds, 4401 South Charleston Pike
Celebrate our country’s independence at the 19th Annual Old Fashioned Country Fireworks. In addition to the fireworks, a country music concert will begin at 7:00 pm and is sponsored by WHIO- K99.1 FM. The gates for this alcohol free event will open at 6:00 p.m. and the fireworks will begin at dark (approximately 10:00 p.m.). Please enter the Clark County Fairgrounds using Gate A-1 on Route 41. This event is free to everyone and organized by the National Trail Parks and Recreation District. This event would not be possible without the generous support of area businesses and community members. The rain date for this event will be July 6.
Nate Miller’s All-Star Showcase
Wittenberg University Gymnasium
Admission Fee: $4 – Children 12 and under are free
Join Nate Miller and many of his professional basketball friends and teammates as he brings together his outstanding basketball skills and his love of the Springfield Community for a fun filled night of basketball entertainment. The night will be filled with special guest, raffles, photo opportunities, giveaways, 3-point battles and fan/player interaction before, during and after the All-Star Game. The night is all about fun and giving back as Nate will be giving a portion of the proceeds back to the community where he got his start. Tickets will be available at the door and doors open at 7:00 p.m. For more information about this National Trail event call 328-PARK
Saturday in the Park
Celebrate Parks & Recreation Month
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Snyder Park, Band Shell
Celebrate Parks and Recreation Month with President Theodore Roosevelt, portrayed by re-enactor Larry Marple. Watch as President Roosevelt tells about his conservation and preservation of park lands. Participants will also have the opportunity to tour historical Snyder Park and learn all it has to offer. The event is free pre-registration is required and fun for the entire family. Pre-registration is required. Participants should meet at the Band Shell in Snyder Park. For more information about this National Trail Parks and Recreation District event call 328-PARK
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Old Reid Park, Croft Road
Learn more about butterflies and dragonflies of this area on this educational walk led by Doug Overacker from the Clark County Audubon Society. Participants should meet at the bridge on Pumphouse Road at Old Reid Park. Pre-registration is required for this National trail walk by calling 328-PARK.
National Trail Bike Challenge Rides
June 10 & August 12
Simon Kenton Trail, 500 Eagle City Road
Participate in the 2013 National Bike Challenge and attend this bike ride. The challenge is an exciting health and wellness initiative that encourages people to bike for transportation and recreation. This will be a recreational leisurely ride and appropriate for single riders or families. Bike helmets are required to participate. Pre-registration is recommended by calling 328-PARK for this National Trail ride.
New Reid Park, 1325 South Bird Road
Learn about the night sky while watching for the Perseid Meteor Showers during this educational program. Bring a chair or blanket and binoculars. Participants should meet at the lower east shelter house at New Reid Park Pre-registration is required for the National Trail program by calling 328-PARK.
Family Fun Nature Day
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
NTPRD Administration Building, 1301 Mitchell Boulevard
Bring the family and celebrate outdoor play with nature educational activity stations, games and more. This program is free and open to all ages. Pre-registration is required for this National Trail program by calling 328-PARK.