Green Umbrella will present the 16th annual Excellent Outside Weekend on Saturday, September 28 and Sunday, September 29 at more than 40 areas in Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Indiana. Every year, Excellent Outside Weekend provides more than 10,000 outside enthusiasts of all ages an chance to discover the greatest of our region’s outside recreation and nature awareness programming. This year, Cincinnati Parks will host the 1st-ever Excellent Outside Weekend kick off – Campfire on the Bluff – at California Woods on Friday, September 27.
Excellent Outside Weekend occurs in conjunction with National Public Lands Day on Saturday, September 28. The nation’s biggest single-day volunteer work, National Public Lands Day celebrates the connection amongst folks and the fantastic outdoors and promotes environmental stewardship. Excellent Outside Weekend attendees can study about neighborhood environmental stewardship efforts by exploring Greenspace Gems, neighborhood protected greenspaces with special organic qualities.
Some of this year’s activities consist of:
· A beach hike and sightseeing with Cincinnati Wild Flower Preservation Society
· Boat creating and butterfly banding or stargazing and evening hiking
· Discovering our region’s ecologically important regions at a Greenspace Gem
· Celebrating harvest with pumpkin painting, hayrides and reside music
· Exploring the landscape by means of urban hikes, orienteering and scavenger hunts
· Primitive fire generating and marshmallow roasting
These experiences and numerous far more are presented totally free of charge to households and adults in nine counties across the tri-state. You can uncover facts on all of the events at www.greatoutdoorweekend.org. This totally free occasion is produced probable thanks to the generosity of Cincinnati Wild Flower Preservation Society, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Household Magazine, Metro, CET and other folks.
Meet reside owls and a hawk as Dr. Tom Sproat of BIOSE, Inc. showcases an assortment of raptors.
Do not miss a uncommon chance to see the birds up close and private! Meet him and Kenton County Parks & Recreation (KCP&R) on Saturday, September 28 at six p.m. at Lincoln Ridge Park in Shelter Property two.
All ages are welcome. There is no price to attend this occasion, nonetheless KCP&R collects donations of non-perishable meals and private care things for Be Concerned.
Lincoln Ridge Park is positioned at 420 Independence Station Rd., Independence.
Hike Doe Run Lake
Join Kenton County Parks & Recreation, the Kenton County Public Library and the City of Erlanger for a hike at Doe Run Lake on Sunday, September 29, from two p.m. to five p.m.
Delight in the fantastic outdoors with a hike at Doe Run Lake. This guided hike will cover hilly, wooded, possibly wet and muddy terrain. Choose up a Hike Bingo sheet at the get started of the hike (one particular per household), and see if you can find all the listed things on the trail. Following we hike we will share snacks. Meet in the parking lot at the soccer fields. Please put on sturdy, closed-toe footwear. Hikers younger than 18 years old will have to be accompanied by an adult, and all hikers will be asked to sign a waiver.
Registration is needed. Contact Rhonda Ritzi from KCP&R at (859) 525-PLAY (7529) or get in touch with Jennifer Beach from Kenton County Public Library at 859-962-4143 to register.
These events are element of Excellent Outside Weekend by means of Green Umbrella – September 28 to 29. Verify out other events taking place at https://www.greatoutdoorweekend.org/.
Doe Run Lake is positioned at 1501 Bullock Pen Road, Covington.
For far more info, contact Rhonda Ritzi at [email protected] For news of upcoming applications, activities, and events to be held in Kenton County’s parks, get in touch with the Parks & Recreation workplace at (859) 525-PLAY (7529), take a look at the site www.kentoncounty.org or adhere to Kenton County Parks & Recreation at Facebook.com/KentonCountyParks. They are generally in want of volunteers and funding sponsors for their applications! Contact Kenton County Recreation at (859) 525-PLAY (7529) to see how you can assist.