Adult Programs

 

Click Here For Fitness & Wellness Programs

 

CRAFTY CARDS

Ages: 16 & Older

Mondays, Dec. 5, Feb. 6 & Mar. 6

6:00 - 8:00pm

Tuesdays, Dec. 6, Jan. 17, Feb. 7 & Feb. 21

10:00am - 12:00pm

NTPRD Administration Building

Registration Deadline: Thurs. Prior

Registration Fee: $12

Supplies and instructions are provided for 4-5 card projects. Participants work at their own pace and skill level. Click here to register.

 

CHRISTMAS ARTWORK

Ages: 16 & Older

Monday, December 12

6:00 - 8:00pm

NTPRD Administration Building

Registration Deadline: December 7

Registration Fee: $12

Make a beautiful piece of artwork out of paper, stamps and punches. The 12” x 12” design will brighten your home, office or makes a great gift. Additional classes will be offered throughout the year. Click here to register.

 


CHRISTMAS BIRD COUNT

Ages: 16 & Older

Friday, December 16

7:30am

Buck Creek State Park

FREE

Search for birds as part of the National Audubon Society Bird Count. Meet at the parking lot at the corner of Croft Road and Robert Eastman Road. Groups will be divided to count birds in different parts of Springfield There will be an experienced birder in each group. You can spend the day or part of the day. For more information call Doug Overacker at 937-324-1871.

 

WINTER TREE ID HIKE

Ages: 16 & Older

Saturday, January 14

11:00am - 12:00pm

Rebert Pike Nature Park

FREE

Learn how to identify trees by using their bark, buds and twigs. The walk will last about one hour and is appropriate for all ages. Pre-registration is recommended. Meet at the shelter house. Click here to register.

 

PRAIRIES OF CLARK COUNTY

Ages: 12 & Older

Saturday, January 21

2:00 - 3:00pm

NTPRD Administration Building

FREE

Learn the history of and why we have prairies in Clark County by prairie expert Dave Nolan. Discuss methods and techniques for creating and managing a prairie in your own backyard. Dave Nolan is the former Conservation Director for Five Rivers Metro Parks. Click here to register.

 

VALENTINE’S DAY ARTWORK SAMPLER

Ages: 16 & Older

Monday, January 23

6:00 - 8:00pm

Registration Deadline: January 18

NTPRD Administration Building

Registration Fee: $12

Make a beautiful piece of artwork out of paper, stamps and punches. The 12” x 12” design will brighten your home, office or makes a great gift. Additional classes will be offered throughout the year. Click here to register.

 

PAINTING IN THE PARK

Ages: 21 & Older

Saturday, February 4

10:00am - 12:00pm

NTPRD Snyder Park Clubhouse

Registration Deadline: February 1

Registration Fee: $40 per person / $75 per couple

If you LOVE to paint or just want to try something fun, join us and Sip & Dipity Paint Bar. Bring your other half or best friend and paint two pictures that compliment each other. Everything you need to create a beautiful piece of artwork will be provided. You will also enjoy a complimentary champagne brunch. Click here to register.

 

HANDMADE HISTORY-INTRO TO NEEDLE FELTING

Ages: 14 & Older

Saturday, February 11

9:30am - 12:00pm

NTPRD Administration Building

Registration Deadline: February 1

Registration Fee: $35

Learn how to felt with a needle at this introductory class. Felting with needles is fun and artistic. Embellish an 8” round felted bag. A complete kit will be provided for each student. Instructor will bring examples of how needle felting can be used to embellish various types of handwork. Click here to register.

 

NATURE’S NEIGHBORS WILDLIFE CONFERENCE

Saturday, February 25

8:30am Registration

9:00am - 3:00pm

Heritage Center, Downtown Springfield

Registration Deadline: February 17

Registration Fee: $35

Learn how to manage wildlife on the home front from nationally known experts on wildlife at this symposium. The cost is $35 per participant and includes refreshments and lunch. Featured speakers Suzie Prange from the Ohio Division of Wildlife, Marne Titchenell and Pam Bennett from the Ohio State University and ODNR Wildlife Officer Byron Rice. Click here to register.