Friday, May 11, 2012

2 upcoming events at Herring Run

 Docs in the Park
May 12th 
11am to 4pm
 4700 Parkside Drive in Herring Run Park.

“Docs in the Park” is a local health initiative whose aim is to reconnect Baltimore’s youth and families to nature in order to reap the physical, cognitive and social benefits of active outdoor activity. In addition to Friends of Herring Run Parks and the Frankfort Improvement Association, it is a community- uniting effort supported by the Baltimore City Department of Recreation and Parks, the Parks and People Foundation, the Greater Baltimore Children and Nature Collaborative, Kaiser Permanente, the Maryland Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (MD AAP).
Activities include:
- Free Food from Souper Freaks
- Horseback Riding
- Volley Ball and Kick Ball competitions
- Baseball Catch, and Football Toss, and Kite Flying with give-away kits
- Physician information booth
- Park Restoration Project
- Delay Races, Yoga, Games, Sidewalk Chalk, Pogo Stick Obstacle Course,
- Jump Rope Rhyme, Build Your Own Hula-Hoop
- & More!

National Trails Day
June 2nd 
10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
4700 Parkside Drive in Herring Run Park.

The Friends of Herring Run Parks and the Parks and People Foundation are sponsoring an event in central Herring Run Park from 10 am to 3pm again at 4700 Parkside drive. You are invited to celebrate National Trails Day by exploring Herring Run with a trail-hike, pirate treasure hunt filled with riddles, costumed volunteers, treasure chests, and eye patches. There will also be a nature picture scavenger hunt (bring your own camera). Free healthy food, games and sports, and tee shirts for the first 100 that participate are available. Come, get outside, hike along the trail, and enjoy national trails day with a fun family event!

For more information:
Howard Aylesworth
Friends of Herring Run Parks
3545 Belair Road
Baltimore, MD 21213
p) 410.254.3139
c) 443.717.4470