2nd Annual Nature Classic
Jul
19
7:00 AM07:00

2nd Annual Nature Classic

The Friends of Metro Parks are hosting their 2nd Golf Tournament, the Nature Classic at the Blacklick Woods Golf Course. Enjoy the 18 hole course and lunch while supporting the 501c(3) nonprofit organization Friends of Metro Parks. Registration starts at 7 AM, shotgun start at 8, Lunch and Awards at 12:30 PM

$400 Foursome
$100 Single Golfer
$50 Just Lunch

$250 Hole Sponsor
$1000 Silver Event Sponsor
$1500 Gold Event Sponsor

Reserve your space online by filling out the first and second sections of this Donation Form
Or print and mail in your order. Just download this PDF.

Questions? Want to reserve your space by phone? Call Melissa at 614-895-6228

(Donations to Friends of Metro Parks are tax deductible)

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Yappy Hour: Walnut Woods
Jun
6
6:00 PM18:00

Yappy Hour: Walnut Woods

Friends of Metro Parks, Seventh Son Brewing Company, and Explorers Club food truck are helping bring in the summer at Walnut Woods Metro Park. Join us for a fun filled evening of food, beer, and dogs!

Your furry friend can meet other pups and play off-leash in the 4 acres of fenced-in dog park at the Buckeye Area. If it's warm, we recommend going for a dip in the dog swimming area!

We hope to see you there!


Want to be a sponsor or set up a booth? Email Melissa at mameyer@metroparks.net for more information.

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Friends - Only Hike
May
26
12:00 PM12:00

Friends - Only Hike

Join the Friends of Metro Parks on an exclusive naturalist-led hike through one of the newer Metro Parks properties. our last hike through this property was two years ago, and we are excited to see how the space changes in the spring!

Park on Cambira Way and meet in the field. For those using a GPS, the location is directly across from 5247 Cambria Way.

This is a difficult hike! Please wear sturdy shoes and prepare for steep hills, mud, and leaves.

Let us know you're coming! Free for Friends of Metro Parks members!

RSVP here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090F44ACAB2EAAFA7-

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Friends Helping the Parks: Clean up Scioto Grove!
Apr
13
9:00 AM09:00

Friends Helping the Parks: Clean up Scioto Grove!

  • Scioto Grove Southern Canoe Access (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Help us celebrate Earth Day early by joining us at the Scioto Grove Southern Canoe Access point for some good old fashioned Cleanup! Bring sturdy shoes, and some clothes you dont mind getting a little muddy and help us clean up Scioto Grove!

Let us know you will be there and sign up to help here: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f44acab2eaafa7-clean

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Friends-Only Hike at Chestnut Ridge
Mar
16
9:00 AM09:00

Friends-Only Hike at Chestnut Ridge

March 16th at 9:00 am
8445 Winchester Rd NW
Carroll, OH 43112

Missing the winter hikes already? So are we. Come join us at Chestnut Ridge Metro Park for a special "End of Winter" hike on March 16th at 9:00 am. We will be meeting at the Springhouse Program Area for a naturalist-led 2 mile hike at Chestnut Ridge. These trails are listed as moderate/difficult, so please wear sturdy shoes for possible muddy conditions, and expect a gradual uphill hike to the top of the ridge. Let us know you are coming by pre-registering for the hike below!


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Rock Climbing Festival
Aug
25
to Aug 26

Rock Climbing Festival

  • Scioto Audubon Metro Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come visit the Friends at Scioto Audubon Metro Park for the Climbing Festival!
 

Join expert and beginner climbers for rock climbing clinics, free camping, a beer garden food trucks, and a movie projected near the water tower! All experience levels are welcome!

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Letter Stuffing
Jun
19
6:00 PM18:00

Letter Stuffing

As the Friends of Metro Parks ramp up our efforts to educate residents of Franklin County about the importance of our park district and the role they play by supporting our parks through the levy, we need to begin to raise funds to support our efforts. Join us as we volunteer to fold, stuff, seal, and mail letters to individuals asking them to commit to supporting our efforts this November and beyond. We will have food and good conversations as we spend a few hours together. This is the first of many future volunteer opportunities to help build our organization and educate folks about the levy. 

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Passport to Metro Parks Kickoff
Jun
16
10:00 AM10:00

Passport to Metro Parks Kickoff

Help the Friends of Metro Parks kick off the new Passport to Metro Parks program at an all-day festival! Join us at Sharon Woods Metro Park for a look at all of the cool things your Metro Parks has to offer! Receive your passport, and get your first page filled by exploring Sharon Woods! This festival will have fun for all ages, healthy snacks, local organizations, and the best part is... it's all free! Meet us at Apple Ridge for a day full of fun!

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