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Night Ride: Xenia Station to Beavercreek Community Park and Carry-in

Join the GCP&T Trail Sentinels for a moonlight ride along the region's bike trails. GCP&T Trail Sentinels are an elite volunteer group who patrol the trails and coordinate several cycling events. All night riders must be 18 and older, wear a helmet and have lights on their bikes. Rides will be cancelled in the event of a thunderstorm. For this last ride we will have our Fifth Annual Food/Snack Carry-in (after ride) at Xenia Station. Celebrate Halloween by adding lights to yourself or your bicycle as we travel.
Saturday, October 20, 7:00-9:00 PM
Xenia Station

Covered Bridges of South-Eastern Ohio

Are you ready for an adventure and a chance to see some autumn color? Enjoy scenic views and covered bridges of eastern Ohio on this day-long field trip that will begin at the Narrows Reserve Nature Center. Enjoy the architecture of the bridges and learn about their history. Minimal walking is required. A stop for lunch is included in the registration. Cameras are recommended on this adventure. Pr-registration is required by 10/15/2018.
Sunday, October 21, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM
Narrows Reserve

Full Moon Night Hike - Beaver Creek Wetlands Preserve

In partnership with the Beaver Creek Wetlands Association, join us for this unique experience as the starlit sky and full moon lights your way through the Beaver Creek Wetland's Preserve. Enjoy the sounds of nature on the Full Hunter's Moon guided hike.
Wednesday, October 24, 7:30-9:00 PM
Phillip's Park

Wellness Walkers - Narrows Reserve

In partnership with the City of Beavercreek Parks & Recreation, get out and enjoy our local parks, meet new people, all while getting some exercise. Get your heart rate up and get moving on these weekly walks that are guided and self paced. Registration is required through the City of Beavercreek Parks & Registration. To register, or inquire about the full schedule, please call 937-427-5514.
Thursday, October 25, 9:30-10:30 AM
Main Parking Lot - Canoe Launch

Pumpkin Glow

The Russ Nature Reserve will be filled with the flickering glow of hundreds of carved pumpkins lit for the annual Pumpkin Glow. Enjoy the woods at night and search for funny faces, cute animals, scary creatures and more at this family-friendly event. Kids, come in your favorite Halloween costume as you will be able to trick-or-treat your way through our pumpkin glow. This event runs both Friday and Saturday evening.

--First 100 kids each night will receive a free pumpkin sling bag.
--Live owl presentation from Glen Helen Raptor Center on Friday, October 26th.
--Pumpkin Slingshot
--Rock On Ice pumpkin carving demonstration on Saturday, October 27th
--Food vendor with tasty treats (fee)
--Halloween music to fill the air

Fri., Sat. Oct. 26-27, 7:00-10:00 PM
Russ Nature Reserve

Volunteer Training - Fish Presentation

Join us as we learn all about the secret lives of Ohio fish. We will teach basic fish identification and discuss the interesting life history information of Ohio's various fish species.
Monday, October 29, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Nature Center

Selfie Scavenger Hunt - Phillips Park

Do you like a challenge? Each month we will send you on a different scavenger hunt in a new location. Photos will be available on our Facebook site at the beginning of each month. Locate each place, or item depicted, in the photos and take a selfie at each spot. Upload your photos to Facebook, tagging Greene County Parks & Trails, or send them to kperez@co.greene.oh.us. Prizes will be awarded to those finding all the items/locations in the photos, staff will contact participants about prize pick-up.
Sun, Mon., Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri., Sat. Nov. 1-30, 8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Phillips Park

Learning the Backwoods - Basic Survival

Imagine being lost in the woods! How would you survive the first night? This hands-on workshop will teach you the skills of fire building, open fire cooking and shelter building. Participants should dress for the weather and bring a sack lunch.
Saturday, November 3, 9:00 AM-2:00 PM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Canoe Launch

Project Feeder Watch

Throughout late autumn and winter, we will be collecting information about birds that frequent our feeders. Bring your cup of coffee, relax in our bird viewing room and help us count the birds that come to our feeders. All data will be provided to the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology.
Saturday, November 10, 10:00-11:30 AM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Nature Center

Project Feeder Watch

Throughout late autumn and winter, we will be collecting information about birds that frequent our feeders. Bring your cup of coffee, relax in our bird viewing room and help us count the birds that come to our feeders. All data will be provided to the Cornell Laboratory of Ornithology.
Saturday, November 24, 10:00-11:30 AM
Narrows Reserve: Narrows Reserve Nature Center