Spring Tree Identification Workshop

April 8, 2018
1:00 pm

Learn to Identify the Trees of Metea County Park (Good trail guide review)

Metea County Park Nature Center

April 8, Sunday  1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Learn how to identify trees before there are leaves on the trees.  We will identify several of the tree species that grow in the park.  Materials included.

Cost:  free for trail guides, $3.00 for all others.

Pre-register by: 4/l 3  Min. 5  Max.  15

To register or for more information:  Email:rdivelbiss at allencountyparks.org  Call: 449-3778  Ron Divelbiss

Tai Chi

March 28, 2018
6:00 pm
April 4, 2018
6:00 pm
April 11, 2018
6:00 pm
April 18, 2018
6:00 pm
April 25, 2018
6:00 pm
May 2, 2018
6:00 pm
May 9, 2018
6:00 pm
May 16, 2018
6:00 pm

Tai Chi

Fox Island County Park

March 28 – May 16, Wednesdays  6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Instructor Sandy Gebhard will teach the Sun Twenty-four form in this eight week Tai Chi class.  These gentle, non-strenuous forms can be practiced by all.  Be prepared to have fun as you join this light hearted group.

Cost: $50.00 for eight weeks. $8.00 drop-in fee. Note: Registration accepted through 3rd week.

Registration thru 4/11  Min: 10   Max: 25

To register or for more information:

Email: rzartman at allencountyparks.org   Call:  449-3186  Ron Zartman

Good Friday Hike

March 30, 2018
1:00 pm

Fox Island – Dulin Observation Bldg.

March 30, Friday  1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Learn about one of the most unusual plants in our parks and hike to see them growing in the wild.

Cost: $ 2.00 Regular park admission, Free to park pass holders

Pre-register by: 3/19  Min: NA  Max. 25

To register or for more information: Email:jormiston at allencountyparks.org   Call: 449-3180  Jeff Ormiston

Home and Garden Show – AC Parks Booth

March 1, 2018
11:00 am
March 2, 2018
11:00 am
March 3, 2018
10:00 am
March 4, 2018
11:00 am

 Allen County War Memorial Coliseum

March 1, Thursday  11:00 AM  – 9:00 PM

March 2, Friday  11:00 AM  – 9:00 PM

March 3, Saturday 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

March 4, Sunday  11:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Come out and see our exhibit in the Family Fun Area, make a craft, learn about native wildlife, and find your nearest Allen County Park.  Volunteers needed to help out! Had a great time

For more information: Email:bdispenza at allencountyparks.org    Call:  449-8619  Bob Dispenza

Fish Dissection – Homeschool

March 12, 2018
12:00 pm
March 13, 2018
9:30 am

Metea County Park Nature Center

March 12,  Monday  12:00 PM  (option 1)

March 13, Tuesday  9:30 AM (option 2)

We will be studying the external features and the open it up and study the interior structures.

Cost: $10.00

Pre-register by: 3/7  Min. 5  Max.  9

To register or for more information: Email:rdivelbiss at allencountyparks.org   Call: 449-3778  Ron Divelbiss

Crayfish Dissection – Homeschool

February 26, 2018
12:00 pm
February 27, 2018
9:30 am

Metea County Park Nature Center

February 26,  Monday (option 1)  12:00  PM

February 27, Tuesday (option 2)  9:30 AM

The crayfish is an invertebrate with an exoskeleton.   It has other interesting body parts to learn about.

Cost: $5.00

Pre-register by: 2/13  Min. 5  Max.  9

To register or for more information:  Email:rdivelbiss at allencountyparks.org  Call: 449-3778  Ron Divelbiss

Earthworm Dissection – Homeschool

February 19, 2018
12:00 pm
February 20, 2018
9:30 am

Metea County Park Nature Center

February 19, Monday  12:00 PM  (option 1)

February 20, Tuesday  9:30 AM (option 2)

Option 1 – Dissections are important because they show us how different we are from other organisms and yet how alike we are.  The earthworm is a basic invertebrate and we will be comparing it to other invertebrates and vertebrates.

Cost: $5.00

Pre-register by: 2/14  Min. 5  Max.  9

To register or for more information: Email:rdivelbiss at allencountyparks.org  Call: 449-3778  Ron Divelbiss

Metea’s Earth Night

April 22, 2018
7:30 pm

Metea County Park

April 22, Sunday  7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

This event is to recognize the valuable resources provided by Meno-aki or “Mother Earth”.  Enjoy a relaxing evening walking among the stars.  Hiking in the dark will be highly encouraged.  Be prepared for wet Earth (mud) along the trail.

Cost: $2.00

Pre-register by: 4/18  Min. 5  Max.  40

To register or for more information: Email:bdispenza at allencountyparks.org  Call: 449-8619 Bob Dispenza

Soundscapes Hike

April 15, 2018
1:30 pm

Metea County Park

April 15, Sunday  1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

Take a hike with Naturalist Nat and listen to our backyard soundscape at Metea.  Contact Natalie Haley at 449-3778 for required pre-registration

Cost: $2.00

Pre-register by: 4/10  Min. 5  Max.  25

To register or for more information: Email: nhaley at allencountyparks.org  Call: 449-3778  Natalie Haley