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Salamander Adventure

In the spring, on a warm, wet evening salamanders at Indian Creek begin to move. It happens sometime between the last week of January and the end of March. Sign up for this unique opportunity. Watch migrating salamanders and learn more about this species. Pre-registration required. You will be contacted by email regarding the exact date and time.
Sun, Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat. Jan. 29-Apr. 1, 8:30-10:00 PM
Indian Creek Mayer Shelter 6500 Springfield Rd., Oxford, OH 45056

Canadian Rockies by Rail & Road

Take a photographic journey with West Chester Photo Club members, Kathy & Rick Takanen, through the ruggedly beautiful Canadian Rockies of Alberta and British Columbia. Green valleys, sapphire rivers, jade lakes, hot springs and glaciers! The adventure culminates with a visit to the coastal city of Vancouver.

Tuesday. February 9, 7:00-8:30 PM
Voice of America MetroPark: Lakeview Room

Murder Mystery Dinner

Come join us for a night of mystery and dinner. Included with your ticket is a three course meal and unlimited soda, tea and coffee. Adult beverages will be available for purchase. The Murder Mystery Co. will be there putting on a spectacular show that you get to join in and be part of the adventure in solving the mystery. The show will begin at 6:00pm and will last 3-4 hours, please arrive 30 minutes early. Come dressed in costume to make for a more interesting evening. All shows are rated PG-13.

Below are the themes for each show:
February 13, 2016 - Till Death do us Part
March 12, 2016 - Murder at the Masquerade
April 16, 2016 - Of Sound, Mind & Dead Body

Group discounts are available for 8 or more people at $60 per ticket - please call 513-867-5835 to book a party.

There is a multi show discount also available if you book a second show ($10 off).

Saturday. February 13, 6:00-10:00 PM
Ronald Reagan Lodge

MetroParks Adventure Camp

Enjoy games and activities at this school's-out mini camp. Make old-fashioned ice cream, learn the magical sport of Quidditch, and sled on Chill Hill. Recommended for ages 6-12 years old.
Monday. February 15, 10:00 AM-12:00 PM
Ronald Reagan Lodge 7850 VOA Park Dr., West Chester OH 45069

MetroParks Adventure Camp

Enjoy games and activities at this school's-out mini camp. Make old-fashioned ice cream, learn the magical sport of Quidditch, and sled on Chill Hill. Recommended for ages 6-12 years old.
Monday. February 15, 1:00-3:00 PM
Ronald Reagan Lodge 7850 VOA Park Dr., West Chester OH 45069

Pioneer Life at Governor Bebb Pioneer Village

Join MetroParks and Izaak Walton League for this free program at the Pioneer Village. Watch a blacksmith hard at work, be instructed by a schoolmarm and discover the daily life of an 1800s pioneer. Register with IWL by calling Barry at 937-733-1041
Saturday. February 20, 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
1979 Bebb Park Ln Okeana OH 45053 (meet in the village)

Conservation Connection: Nest Box Monitoring Training

What is better than being outdoors and helping birds through the nest box monitoring program? Come to this conservation connection training and receive all the materials needed to be a monitor. It is easy and fun for ALL ages. Bring a snack and a smile to share with other volunteers.
Sunday. February 21, 1:00-2:30 PM
2070 Woodsdale Rd, Trenton OH 45067

2016 MetroParks of Butler County Job Fair

The 2016 Job Fair offers information about seasonal, part-time and intern job positions in MetroParks of Butler County. See our website for current listings. Allow time to speak to hiring managers and to complete job applications.
Wednesday. February 24, 2:00-7:00 PM
7850 VOA Park Dr. West Chester OH 45069

Owl Hoot

Meet park staff and volunteers for an introduction to nocturnal animals and their adaptations. Followed by an EASY night hike to search for and call to owls in the winter woods. The night hike will be filled with activities along the way.
Saturday. February 27, 6:30-8:30 PM
1979 Bebb Park Lane, Okeana OH 45053 Meet at lower area parking lot.

Forest Run Welcome Center Open House

Join MetroParks of Butler County for the Forest Run Welcome Center Open House! Tour the Welcome Center and enjoy photography from West Chester Photo Club. Photography is available for purchase. While you are there take a hike on the beautiful trails. Admission is free and snacks will be provided.
Sunday. February 28, 2:00-4:00 PM
1976 Timberman Road, Hamilton, OH 45013
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