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Miami County Park District January 2017 Programs


January 2 — Adult Exploration Hike
The Miami County Park District will hold an Adult Exploration Hike on January 2 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Stillwater Prairie Reserve, 9750 St. Rt. 185 in Covington. Join park district naturalist Sassafras Susan to discover the birds, plants and trees across the county, one park at a time. These hikes are a great opportunity to get out in nature and learn together. Walks last about two hours and are not strenuous or fast-paced. Due to weather, trails may be wet. Wear appropriate shoes. Register for the program by going to the program calendar at MiamiCountyParks.com, e-mailing register@miamicountyparks.com or calling (937) 335-6273, Ext. 109.


January 8 — Trailing Moms & Tots
The Miami County Park District will hold its "Trailing Moms & Tots" program on January 8 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Charleston Falls Preserve, 2535 Ross Rd. south of Tipp City. This program is for expectant mothers, mothers and tots 0 to five years of age. Participants can socialize, play and exercise during this walk. There may even be craft time. Be sure to dress for the weather. Register for the program by sending an email to register@miamicountyparks.com, going to the program calendar at www.MiamiCountyParks.com or calling (937) 335-6273, Ext. 109.


January 8 — Outdoor Photography with Mike Ullery
The Miami County Park District in partnersip with Mike Ullery of the Piqua Daily Call will host an Outdoor photography class on January 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lost Creek Reserve, 2385 E. State Route 41 east of Troy. This two part course will include one indoor class where Mike shares techniques on shooting outdoors. The second session which will be held outdoors is offered on January 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Hobart Urban Nature Preserve, 1400 Tyrone in Troy or on April 22 from 2 to 4 at Charleston Falls Preserve, 2535 Ross Rd. south of Tipp City. A camera and preregistration are required. Class fee $30 and includes one indoor session and one outdoor session. Register for the program by sending an email to register@miamicountyparks.com, going to the program calendar at www.MiamiCountyParks.com or calling (937) 335-6273, Ext. 109.


January 12 — Souper - Walk
The Miami County Park District will hold its Souper-Walk program on January 12 at 7 p.m. at Lost Creek Reserve, 2385 E. State Route 41 east of Troy. Enjoy a guided, nighttime hike through the woods followed by a warm crackling fire and hot cup of homemade soup. Hikers are encouraged to bring a can of soup for donation to a local food pantry. Stay warm — remember to layer up before you head out. Pre-registration requested. Register for the program by sending an email to register@miamicountyparks.com, going to the program calendar at www.MiamiCountyParks.com or calling (937) 335-6273, Ext. 109.


January 14 — Dog Social "Klondike Dog Olympics"
The Miami County Park District will hold its monthly Dog Social on January 14 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Hobart Urban Nature Preserve, 1400 Tyrone in Troy. Join park district naturalist Sequoia Steven at the annual "Klondike Dog Olympics" where dogs and their owners spend a fun filled day in the snow. Stay warm — remember to layer up before you head out. Owners are responsible for their dogs. Please clean-up after your pet. Register for the program by going to the program calendar at MiamiCountyParks.com, e-mailing register@miamicountyparks.com or calling (937) 335-6273, Ext. 109.


January 21 — Naturalist Adventure Series "Tracks in the Snow"
The Miami County Park District will hold its Naturalist Adventure Series "Tracks in the Snow" on January 21 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Charleston Falls Preserve, 2535 Ross Rd. south of Tipp City. The Naturalist Adventure program is a series of fun, family activities where participants can drop in anytime during the program and learn about nature. This month, learn about how to track animals and what to look for in the snow. The animals and track trail will be in place to help participants practice tracking. A roving naturalist will be on-site to answer questions. Stay warm — remember to layer up before you head out. Register for the program by going to the program calendar at MiamiCountyParks.com, e-mailing register@miamicountyparks.com or calling (937) 335-6273, Ext. 109.

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