Special Events

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SANTA COMES TO SNYDER

All Ages

Sunday, December 4

12:30pm - 3:30pm

Snyder Park Clubhouse

FREE

Celebrate the holiday season with Santa at Synder Park. Meet one of Santa’s Reindeer and take a picture by the fire with Santa. Kids will also participate in holiday crafts and fun.

 

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

 

CARDBOARD CLASSIC BOBSLED RACES

All Ages Saturday, March 4

1:00 - 2:00pm

Registration 1:00 - 4:00pm Races

NTPRD Chiller

Registration Fee: $5 / Sled

Bring your pre-constructed bobsled with you and register at the door. The only materials permitted are cardboard, tape, glue, wax, lacquer, and paint. All materials must be dry at registration. No wood, plastic, or metal is permitted (including staples). All sleds must have hockey tape or packing tape lining the bottom to prevent damaging the ice. Once registered, you will race your bobsled on the ice. Have your friends or family push you in the sled, or brave piloting your sled alone by running and jumping into it. Participants should wear athletic shoes and helmets are recommended. Prizes will be awarded for race winners, best design, and most creative. For complete contest rules visit www.ntprd.org.