Schedule 2017

Friends of Mill Creek are meeting regularly on the 2nd Tuesday of each month to work on 2017 activities.  All are welcome to come join us! We meet @5:30PM in the Main Street Ripley Office at 109 N. Court St.

Activities we are working on:

  • May 13 – Try-A-Tri — for grades 3 to 7.  Run some, paddle some, and bike.  Good experience of a 3 fold type activity.  Participants must provide their own bikes and kayaks.
  • First Sunday Floats – Friends of Mill Creek will greet you at various locations along the creek between 4 and 6 with hot dogs and a free shuttle back to your car! Can’t beat that with a stick!  Put-in any where along the creek you like.  We are providing you an opportunity to experience the creek and have dinner on us and a free ride to boot.
    • June 4 – the Jackson County Fairgrounds (aka the County Farm)
    • July 2 – tentatively set for behind the water plant at the end of Court Street in Ripley to celebrate our new put-in/take-out at the water plant
    • August 6 – at the Millwood take-out…. we can shuttle you to the Ohio River for the Ohio River Festival or back to your car
  • August 29 – Mill Creek Adventure Day  – ‘Get Your Watershed On’ – on the Courthouse Lawn with 3 Rivers Avian Center among many interesting exhibitions on creek life.
  • Clean the Creek Day – Sept. TBA