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Disc golf courses normally take putters on a tour of a natural area via the nine or 18 holes that make up the challenge, and disc golfers can take a tour of Butler County...
June 01, 2024 Special Sections
Knoch soccer, SR baseball teach game to beginners
Knoch soccer, SR baseball teach game to beginners
May 22, 2024 Special Sections
Over the past few years, the sport of pickleball has grown at a frightening rate in the United States. According to the Sports and Fitness Industry Association, picklebal...
May 22, 2024 Sports
CHICORA — The Chicora Area Softball League is celebrating a special birthday this season. The modified pitch league — longest running of its kind in Western Pennsylvania ...
May 22, 2024 Sports
As the weather continues to warm up, more and more people are looking for outdoor activities to join. One such outdoor activity that has remained popular across the count...
May 27, 2023 Special Sections
Worn-out wooden paddles have given way to domed courts — and pickleball has become so much more than a game with a silly-sounding name. In Butler County, the sport’s root...
May 24, 2023 Special Sections
Families getting into camping for the first time should buy equipment that meets their needs and reserve a campsite as far in advance of their trip as possible. Todd Wehr...
May 24, 2023 Special Sections
The earliest form of pickleball was invented in 1965, when Joel Pritchard, congressman from Washington State, and Bill Bell, a successful businessman, returned to Pritcha...
May 24, 2023 Special Sections
Foodie Fridays have returned to downtown Butler. Foodie Friday is a gathering of food trucks the third Friday of the month from May through August, presented by the nonpr...
May 24, 2023 Special Sections
Just like many outdoor activities, boating took off during the pandemic and the popularity has not fallen off since. According to the National Marine Manufacturers Associ...
May 24, 2023 Special Sections
Summer brings cookouts, festivals, celebrations and July 4 fireworks. For many pets, the loud noises and bright flashes that accompany fireworks can be especially stressf...
June 28, 2022 Special Sections
Girl Scouts share recipes
Campfire cooking is a staple among boy and girl scouts exploring the outdoors. A camping badge is a requirement for any Boy Scout hoping to advance to Eagle Scout status...
May 25, 2022 Special Sections
Looking for an easy outdoor activity close to home once school finishes up? Parks and green spaces across Butler County will see renovations in the coming months, some in...
May 25, 2022 Special Sections
May 25, 2022 Special Sections
If this is going to be your summer of fun or summer of adventure and exploring or trying new and exciting things, then maybe it is time for you to give mountain biking a ...
May 25, 2022 Special Sections
Events set for every 3rd Friday of summer months
Events set for every 3rd Friday of summer months
May 25, 2022 Special Sections
Alameda Park Free Family Entertainment — Butler County Parks and Recreation hosts free family entertainment programs that begin at 6:30 p.m. every Thursday over the summe...
May 25, 2022 Special Sections
Camp Alameda Camp Alameda from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with early drop-off beginning at 7 a.m. and late pickup offered until 5:15 p.m. Camp sessions are one week each, and campe...
May 25, 2022 Special Sections
A list of local pools and their summertime hours
A list of local pools and their summertime hours
May 25, 2022 Special Sections
Millions of people enjoy camping every year. Data from the KOA 2021 North American Camping Report indicates there were more than 94.5 million camper households throughout...
May 25, 2022 Special Sections
We’re all excited to get some fresh air and feel the heat of the sun. Check out these parks for fun family outings! Adams Township Adams Township Community Park, 698 Vale...
May 25, 2022 Special Sections
Moraine State Park offers a plethora of activities during the summer months, but none so niche as stand-up paddle boarding. Ian Smith, owner of SurfSUP Adventures, said M...
May 25, 2022 Special Sections
Throughout warmer months, Butler County venues open patios or parks to local bands. Here are a few places and events where you can expect to hear music from your friends...
May 25, 2022 Special Sections
June Car Cruise at ARMCO Park, June 5 Hosted by the YMCA, the car cruise will feature a 50/50, basket raffles, and a DJ. Location: 341 Centreville Pike Slippery Roc...
May 25, 2022 Special Sections
You don't have to flirt with death to try one of the region's most popular spots for whitewater activities. Running alongside the county's western border, Slippery Rock...
May 29, 2019 Special Sections
While the phrase may not have been coined and contained in the Oxford Dictionary until 2016, people have “glamped” their way into the great outdoors for centuries. Thin...
May 29, 2019 Special Sections
June 8 at 9 a.m. Rotary Pavilion Adams Township Community Park 698 Valencia Road Fueled by Fire 5K Race & Walk in Adams Township. Registration opens at 8 a.m., and the r...
May 29, 2019 Special Sections
Green Genes May 22 6 to 8 p.m. Jennings Environmental Education Center, Brady Township Exploring heredity traits, and DNA in nature, young explorers will examine and co...
May 29, 2019 Special Sections
Glade Run Lake roars back with fishing, boating, birding MIDDLESEX TWP — Each year, outdoors aficionados find more and more to do at Glade Run Lake Park. Once drained in...
May 29, 2019 Special Sections
The Allegheny Aquatic Alliance was formed to remove tires and other debris from the Connoquenessing Creek, once the second most polluted waterway in the United States. W...
May 29, 2019 Special Sections
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