Annual Spring Events


City of Defiance Annual Clean Up Your Parks Day


Earth Day

April 22


Riverfront Gathering

Last Weekend in June
Join us at Pontiac park on Friday night (5-9 pm) and Saturday (12-9 pm) for a celebration of
our Rivers! Music, food, and activities. The highlight will be the opportunity to enjoy a free pontoon ride! You can also give kayaking a try!

Youth Camps:

Science Camp is incr-EDIBLE” Kid’s Outdoor Science Camp,  at Camp Palmer for grades
3-8. Scholarships available.
Kid’s Outdoor Camp at Penney Nature Center, for grades K-2.

Photo Contest

K-12th grade.  Photos must be taken in Defiance County. Watch for more info on 2018 Categories and dates.

Poster Contest

Grade level categories: K-1, 2-3, 4-6, 7-9, 10-12. Watch for more info on 2018 Categories and dates.

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