July 11, 2014

Classes, Workshops and Shakespeare at Clermont Parks July-August

Wilson Nature ReserveBATAVIA, Ohio (July 11, 2014) – From preschool story time to river excursions to Shakespeare in the park, the Clermont County Park District is offering a variety of activities and workshops through the rest of the summer.

JULY

July 12, 9:30 a.m., Sycamore Park: Clermont Family YMCA offers free yoga class.
July 19, 9:30 a.m., Sycamore Park: Clermont Family YMCA offers free bootcamp.
July 22, 9 a.m.-noon, Wilson Nature Preserve: Invasive honeysuckle removal along East Fork of Little Miami River in the Wilson Nature Reserve. Bring gloves; tools will be provided. Pre-registration encouraged at parkdistict@clermontcountyohio.gov.
July 26: 9:30 a.m.: Clermont Family YMCA offers free tai chi at Sycamore Park.

AUGUST

Aug. 1-3, 7, 16-17: The Batavia Theatre Project presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at Sycamore Park. Free. The show is at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 3 and Aug. 17, and 7 p.m. on other days. For more information and performance times, to go www.bataviatheatreproject.com.
Aug. 2, 10 a.m., Sycamore Park/Wilson Nature Preserve: Hiking Basics. Join experts from Roads, Rivers and Trails Outfitter for a day of instruction on what to pack, where, and places to go. Then practice your new skills with a 90-minute hike.
Aug. 2, 9:30-10:30 a.m.; 10:45-11:15, Sycamore Park: Pet Bootcamp and Nose to Toes – care for cats and dogs, presented by Clermont County Animal Shelter.
Aug. 8, 10 a.m., Crooked Run State Nature Preserve. Crooked Run by Canoe. Journey begins at Chilo Lock 34, goes up the Ohio River for a mile and then to the Crooked Run estuary. Look for kingfishers, herons, turtles and other native wildlife. Must register by Aug. 1 Call 513-876-9013 to reserve a spot.
Aug. 13, 11 a.m. Sycamore Park: Preschool storytime focuses on snakes. Meet at Sycamore #1 shelter.
Aug. 19 & 26, 9 a.m.-noon, Wilson Nature Reserve. Invasive honeysuckle removal along East Fork of Little Miami River in the Wilson Nature Reserve. Bring gloves; tools will be provided. Pre-registration encouraged at parkdistict@clermontcountyohio.gov.

For more information, go to http://www.clermontparks.org/su2014news.pdf. (Photo above, Wilson Nature Reserve)

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