Nature Programming

Fairfield Parks & Recreation offers a variety of nature programming throughout the year. While several of the programs are free, please let us know your coming by calling 513-767-5348 or stopping by our offices in the Fairfield Community Arts Center at 411 Wessel Dr. in Fairfield. 

Texture Stones*
Saturday, Feb. 10, Noon - 1 PM at Huffman Park
$3 Fairfield residents, $5 non-residents

ALL AGES | INSTRUCTOR: Kathryn Keefe
Just in time for Valentines! Take a walk through Huffman Park to collect natural material to create your own texture stones. A fun way to look closer at nature and learn what winter leaves behind by pressing material into clay for a beautiful textured gift. Participants will also receive an interactive wildlife journal to take home.
*Registration Required for Attendance. Call 513-867-5348 to register.

Nature Sun Catchers*
Saturday, Mar. 24, 2 - 3:30 PM at Huffman Park
$5 Fairfield residents, $8 non-residents

ALL AGES | INSTRUCTOR: Kathryn Keefe
Welcome spring back as we explore Huffman Park to collect natural materials to create sun catchers. Take in the light and learn about each natural item you collect, press, and seal into beautiful hanging art pieces.
*Registration Required for Attendance. Call 513-867-5348 to register.

Let's Go Hiking

ALL AGES | INSTRUCTOR: Various
3rd Saturday of the Month | 10:30 am — Noon | *FREE
On the third Saturday of each month join us in one of our beautiful parks for a hike.

Date
Location
Path
Terrain
Saturday, Jan. 20
Miami-Erie Canal Bike Path
Paved
Flat
Saturday, Feb. 17
Harbin Park/Stone Shelter
Trail
Hilly


Star Gazing

ALL AGES | INSTRUCTOR: Cincinnati Astronomical Society
Hosted by the Cincinnati Astronomical Association, you get to use their telescopes and get an up-close look at the moon, planets and stars that fill the night sky. Join us for s’mores at February’s event!

Date
Location
Time
Friday, Feb. 23
Huffman Park
7 - 9 PM