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Calendar of Events 2017

March   

Sunday, 26 March 2017/1400-1500: Wildflower Walk at the Pirtle Nature Trail;
A guided nature hike. Come out and enjoy nature. Park and meet at the First Presbyterian Church parking lot on Pear Orchard Road.  

April   

Saturday, 29 April 2017/1000-1200: Geocache 101;
Event is FREE, all you need is a sense of adventure. Join Greg Norberg (Geocacher "Turtle3863") and Greenspace at the Buffalo Lake trail head off Commerce Drive (parking in nearby business and along road) for a short hike and a little Geocaching 101 along the way. This is a great time to be on the trails with wildflowers blooming and trees greening up so come out and enjoy the trails. If you do not know anything about geocaching please do not let that keep you from coming out and just taking a hike with us, if you want to know more about this new high tech treasure hunt then come along and we will give you some info and guide you on an adventure. Several GPS devices will be on hand for you to use as well as instruction to download a free app onto your smartphone. Learn how to find these treasures all over the world!! 

May   

Saturday, 13 May 2017/0900: Getting to Know the Greenbelt ;
Hike the Banam Shaw Trail with the Greenspace Photographer. Meet at the Banam Shaw Trail head 

June   

Saturday, 10 June 2017/0800: Freeman Lake Trail Run Series (5K);
A series of progressive (5K, 8K and 10K) run/walks to encourage fitness while enjoying nature along our local trails alongside Freeman Lake. Each event will start at the Elizabethtown Nature Park. Proceeds benefit local High School runners and Greenspace. 
  

Sunday, 18 June 2017/1500: Dr. Gerard's Turtle Talk/Hike;
Meet at 1500 at the Buffalo Lake Trailhead (Meet on COMMERCE DRIVE, past the hotels and restaurants at the first trailhead for Buffalo Lake. Look for parking and Greenspace signage). Free & open to the public. 

July   

Saturday, 22 July 2017/0800: Freeman Lake Trail Run Series (8K);
A series of progressive (5K, 8K, 10K) run/walks to encourage fitness while enjoying nature along our local trails alongside Freeman Lake. Each event will start at the Elizabethtown Nature Park. Proceeds benefit local High School runners and Greenspace. 
  

Saturday, 29 July 2017/0900: Getting to Know the Greenbelt ;
Hike the Creekside Trail in the Elizabethtown Nature Park with Greenspace board member Lori. Meet at the Carolyn R. Jones Kiosk inside the Nature Park. 

August   

Saturday, 12 August 2017/0800: Freeman Lake Trail Run Series (10K);
A series of progressive (5K, 8K and 10K) run/walks to encourage fitness while enjoying nature along our local trails alongside Freeman Lake. Each event will start at the Elizabethtown Nature Park. Proceeds benefit local High School runners and Greenspace. 

Saturday, 12 August 2017/1700-2000: Second Saturday (Downtown Elizabethtown);
Join Greenspace for this special downtown Elizabethtown experience. 
  

Saturday, 19 August 2017/0800-1600: Backyard Classic 8 Hour Endurance Run;
Event will start at the Elizabethtown Nature Park. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Greenspace. Sign-up on UltraSignup.com. 
  

Saturday, 26 August 2016/0730: Bluegrass Cellular FiveK;
Event will start at Bluegrass Cellular, 2902 Ring Road, Elizabethtown. KY. The Fun Run/Walk proceeds are donated to Greenspace, Inc. 

September   

Saturday, 16 September 2017/0900: Getting to Know the Greenbelt ;
Hike the Billy Creek Trail with Greenspace board member Lori. Meet at the Mike Carroll Soccer Complex at the South Billy Creek trail head.Carolyn R. Jones Kiosk inside the Nature Park. 

October   

Sunday, 22 October 2017/1500: Enchanted Forest;
Event is FREE and will start at the Pritchard Community Center. Please join us for our popular annual hike/theatrical production. Costumed characters from the Youth Theatre of Hardin County will delight kids of all ages during this Halloween-themed event!  

November   

Saturday, 4 November 2017/1900-2200: Trivia Night (Fifth Annual);
Match wits with our own Dr. Tony Smith, Quiz Wizard, along with an enthusiastic audience at the Pritchard Community Center, Elizabethtown, KY. Fundraiser Donation of $100 per table of 1 to 8 people. 
  

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Originally Published on Thursday, March 16, 2017 under Past Events
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