July is National Parks and Recreation Month. The city's parks department has planned special events to occur throughout the month at the various facilities with divisions hosting a week throughout the month. The celebration will begin a little early this year at the Remington Nature Center
during the Herp-O-Rama event and a Saturday craft on June 29, followed later in the week by the Bird Bonanza on July 6.
Events planned at the Joyce Raye Patterson Senior Center
start with a trivia tournament on July 2, from 12:30-2:30pm. This event is open to all ages and children must be accompanied by an adult. Registration for individuals and teams of up to eight can be done in person at the senior center or online
. Other events at the center include Tuesday and Saturday night dances, and Nick Kohler will present his monthly health topic on July 3, beginning at 10am.