Clermont Parks Naturalist Programs in August

Yoga in the Park  – 9 to 10 a.m. Saturdays (August 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31), Sycamore Park

Free sessions of Yoga in the Park return this summer. All skill levels are welcome to enjoy the fresh morning air and lesson by certified instructors from Clermont County’s East Cincy Yoga. A limited number of mats are available on a first come, first served basis. You must bring a water bottle. Sessions will continue every Saturday from June 1 to August 31. No RSVP required.

Astronomy Nights: Stargazing at Sycamore Park
9 to 10 p.m. Friday, August 9, Sycamore Park

Come on out and enjoy the night sky and an astronomical tale told by the Dreamweavers Storytelling Troupe.
We’ll search the night sky and discover the folklore of the stars and celestial formations. We’ll use charts and a telescope to identify the stars and even spot Saturn while it is closest to the Earth. Space is limited. RSVP with Clermont County Public Library online at http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=5338&EventID=375576&PK.

Wildlife Wednesday – Reptiles Rock!
10 to 11 a.m. Wed. August 21, Little Miami Scenic River and Trail Center

Meet a few of our scaly friends and test your knowledge with fun activities. Make a slithery craft to take home.

Hikes with Tykes – What’s for Lunch?
10 to 11 a.m. Friday, August 23, Sycamore Park

During our animal talk, tykes will learn how predators and prey survive in nature and who ends up becoming lunch. We’ll make a craft to go along with a fun game.

Friday Night Hikes – Sounds, Sights, and Flights
8:15 to 9:30 p.m. Wed. August 23, Williamsburg-Batavia Bike Trail

Don’t miss an exciting evening among the sounds and sights of nature. The fields and forests are teeming with noisy critters each night at this time of year. Meet your park naturalists at the Kain Run Bridge parking area on Williamsburg Bantam Road (GPS 39.033394, -84.081304). We’ll enjoy a light 1 to 2 mile hike on our paved hike-bike path. RSVPs are welcome but not required to adrooks@clermontcountyohio.gov.