Bird Walk at the Mound

Indian Mound Reserve 2750 US Rt 42 E, Cedarville, OH

Birders, or aspiring birders, are encouraged to join GCP&T Naturalist, Jared Merriman, in search of the different bird species that call the Indian Mound Reserve home, or that migrate to this area during the year. What will we find? Join us to find out... It is ok if you don't have binoculars to participate, as […]

Monarch Tagging

Russ Nature Reserve 2380 Kemp Road, Beavercreek, OH

On their way to Mexico! Monarchs are on the move...Bring the entire family out to participate in an international citizen science program by helping us capture and tag monarch butterflies. Come and see live monarchs and learn about their amazing life cycle and incredible migration to Mexico. Try and survive the monarch challenge and learn […]


Night Ride: Xenia Station to Spring Valley

Xenia Station 150 Miami Avenue, Xenia, OH

Join the GCP&T Trail Sentinels for a moonlight ride along the region's bike trails. GCP&T Trail Sentinels are an elite volunteer group who patrol the trails and coordinate several cycling events. All night riders must be 18 and older, wear a helmet and have lights on their bikes. Rides will be cancelled in the event […]

Greene Grasshoppers – Carnival

Fairgrounds Recreation Center 210 Fairground Road, Xenia, OH

Can toss! Ring toss! Popcorn! Photo Booth! Cotton Candy and more! ALL free. ALL kids win at our carnival! Great prizes too...See you all soon! This is a drop-in program. […]


Pearl's Fen 4524 Byron Road, Fairborn, OH

EverWalk is a movement designed to build a nation of walkers and get people off their phones, out in nature and living healthier lifestyles. It was created by Diana Nyad, the first person in history to swim the 111 miles from Cuba to Florida, and her Cuba swim expedition leader, Bonnie Stoll. These walks are […]

Morning Milers: Beavercreek Community Park

Beavercreek Community Park 801 Factory Rd, Beavercreek, OH

Enjoy the region's bike trails with an early morning ride led by a GCP&T Trail Sentinel. Bikers will begin at either Beavercreek Community Park or Xenia Station. These rides are not for the beginner skill level and may include a short, off-trail portion. Riders must be 18 and over and wear a helmet to participate. […]

End of Summer Cruise-In

Caesar Ford Park 520 South Stringtown Road, Xenia, OH

Whether you are a classic car owner or a classic car enthusiast, this event is for YOU! Join the Greene County Parks & Trails Ranger Division for a summer cruise-in, right in your backyard. Bring out the classic cars, trucks, bikes, and all the family, for an evening fun as we fill Caesar Ford Park […]

Maple Leaf Mosaic

Caesar Ford Park 520 South Stringtown Road, Xenia, OH

One of the prettiest fall natives in Ohio is the maple tree, their colorful leaves help to keep the beauty alive as winter approaches. Why not keep that beauty year-round, inside your home, with a maple leaf mosaic to display and enjoy? Join Jonelle Newman, stained glass instructor for the Cultural Arts Center in Columbus, […]


Volunteer Training – Examining Ecosystems

Russ Nature Reserve 2380 Kemp Road, Beavercreek, OH

Want to help school aged kids to explore the natural world? Join us for this hands on training to see how we run our new Examining Ecosystems programs for students grade 3 - 8. We'll go over the basics of inquiry education and cover the activities you'll need to know to help students learn to […]

World of Imagination – Gotta Go! Gotta Go!

Russ Nature Reserve 2380 Kemp Road, Beavercreek, OH

The world around you can be anything you would like for it to be...if you just use your imagination! Monthly, we will be hosting story time at the Russ Nature Reserve followed by imaginative play in the Lovely Nature Playscape. So, bring along a blanket or some chairs, a snack or two and of course, […]

Managing Backyard Invasives

OSU Extension Office 100 Fairground Rd, Xenia

This program is presented in partnership with Ohio State University Extension and will begin at their facility at 100 Fairground Rd, Xenia, OH 45385. Do you know what plants are growing in your yard? Ever notice a strange vine growing in your backyard, plants appearing along your hillside or other newcomers to your property? In […]

Night of Romance

Caesar Ford Park 520 South Stringtown Road, Xenia, OH

You asked...we listened. We are back with another date night event! Join us for a Romantic Night Out at Caesar Ford Park where staff helps to take the guess work out of date night. Upon arrival, you will find a setting fit for romance with tables for two, and just the right amount of lighting […]


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