Special Events

Earth Day

Earth Day is April 22 and we're celebrating all week!  Participate in any activity and be entered into a drawing for a Park & Rec gift card!  To enter, email a photo showing your participation to: parkrec@ci.owatonna.mn.us or post your photo on our Facebook page.  Participate in any of the activities below anytime throughout the week!

  • Self-Guided Park Clean Up- Help clean up the parks!  We'll provide gloves, garbage bags and instructions at the park pavilions.
    • Monday - Morehouse Park
    • Tuesday - Jaycee Park
    • Wednesday - Dartts Park
    • Thursday - Fairgrounds Park
    • Friday - Brown Park
  • Trail Trivia - Walk the Kaplan's Woods Parkway from Morehouse Park to Lake Kohlmier and see how well you get to know the trail!  Trail Trivia can be found here and once you've found the answers, submit them here.
  • Earth Day Your Way 5K - Run, walk, bike, roll, skip, hop - get to 5K your way!  Get a 5K in anytime throughout the week and be entered into the Earth Day giveaway drawing!  Once you're finished, email parkrec@ci.owatonna.mn.us, include: name, whether you biked, ran, walked, etc., your 5K time (optional), a picture of yourself participating in the 5K (optional).
  • Earth Day Walk/Bike to Work - Bike or walk to work at least one day during the week, and be entered into the Earth Day giveaway drawing!  Once you're finished, email: parkrec@ci.owatonna.mn.us, include: name, whether you biked or walked to work, a picture of yourself biking or walking to work (optional).