Archive for January, 2016

Sol Fest at Fox Island

[ April 30, 2016; 12:00 pm; May 1, 2016; 12:00 pm; ] Fox Island County Park Bowman Lake Area

April 30, Saturday 12:00 Noon – 7:00 PM

May 1, Sunday  12:00 Noon – 7:00 PM

The birds are back, the wildflowers are blooming and there’s music in the air. Celebrate the sun and the environment with a full weekend of music and activities.  Enjoy live bands, hikes, hayrides, children’s activities and [...]

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Junior Indiana Master Naturalist Class – CANCELLED

[ April 4, 2016; 9:30 am; April 5, 2016; 9:30 am; April 6, 2016; 9:30 am; April 7, 2016; 9:30 am; April 8, 2016; 9:30 am; ] Sorry we could not make the minimum number of registrations needed to conduct this camp so it has been cancelled this year!

Fox Island County Park

April 4 – April 8, Monday-Friday  9:30 AM – 3:30 PM Daily

The Jr. Indiana Master Naturalist Class is designed for children, ages 9-12, who are really nuts about nature!  If your [...]

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Tai Chi

[ March 30, 2016; 6:00 pm; April 6, 2016; 6:00 pm; April 13, 2016; 6:00 pm; April 20, 2016; 6:00 pm; April 27, 2016; 6:00 pm; May 4, 2016; 6:00 pm; May 11, 2016; 6:00 pm; May 18, 2016; 6:00 pm; ] Fox Island County Park

March 30 – May 18, Wednesdays 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Instructor Sandy Gebhard will teach the Sun Seventy-three form in this eight week Tai Chi class.  This gentle, non-strenuous form can be practiced by all.  Be prepared to have fun as you join this light hearted group. Note: Registration accepted through 3rd week [...]

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Skunk Cabbage Hike

[ March 27, 2016; 1:30 pm; ] Fox Island County Park

March 27, Sunday  1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Learn about the unusual Skunk Cabbage and then hike to Fox Island’s Skunk Cabbage patch.

Cost: Free with annual pass or $2.00 park admission.

Pre-register by :2/17  Min: 5, Max: 35

To register or for more information: Email:jormiston at allencountyparks.org  Call: 449-3180 Jeff Ormiston

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Preschool Discovery – Spring!

[ March 21, 2016; 10:00 am; ] Metea County Park

March 21, Monday  10:00 AM

Let’s go see what spring has in store on the first full day of the new season.  We’ll have a story, a craft, a hike (weather permitting) and a snack.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Cost: $3.00 per child, $2.00 per adult

Pre-register by: 3/17  Min:5   Max:15

To register or [...]

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Night Hike – Metea North

[ March 17, 2016; 8:00 pm; ] Metea County Park North on Hursh Road

March 17, Thursday 8:00 PM

As we stroll through the hills and forests of Metea North, loud and varied frog serenades are possible! Warm, wet weather will bring them out.  Flashlights are welcome, but not needed.  Be prepared for Indiana weather.

Cost: $2.00

Pre-register by: 3/12  Min: 5  Max: 35

To register or [...]

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Preschool Discovery Hour – Animal Home Hike

[ March 15, 2016; 1:00 pm; ] Fox Island County Park 

March 15, Tuesday 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

We will meet indoors to talk about where critters live in Fall.  Then we will hike out to search for animal homes, and finally warm up with hot cocoa and a snack.

Cost: $3.00/Child        $2.00/adult

Pre-register by: 3/10  Min:5  Max: 20

To register or for more information:Email: rzartman@allencountyparks.org [...]

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Timberdoodle Toddle

[ March 12, 2016; 6:30 pm; ] Fox Island County Park

March 12, Saturday  6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

We’ll take a leisurely stroll to the courtship display grounds of the American Woodcock while enjoying a sunset and wait for the “sky dance” to begin.  Viewing the elaborate courtship ritual of this peculiar bird is a rite of Spring.  Dress warm for the weather.

Cost: [...]

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Pre-school Metea Adventure – “Water”

[ March 9, 2016; 10:00 am; ] Metea County Park

March 9, Wednesday 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

This program has been developed for pre-school children and their families or teachers.  Meet a naturalist at Metea’s Gloria Goeglein Nature Center to learn about water.  Fees include a snack and drink.  Paid pre-school teachers of attending students are free.  Pre-register at 449-3778 to hold your [...]

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Fox Kit Club Adventures – “Water”

[ February 8, 2016; 10:00 am; ] Fox Island County Park

March 8, Tuesday 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

This program has been developed for pre-school children and their families or teachers.  Meet a naturalist at the Fox Island Nature Center to learn about water.  Fees include a snack and drink.  Paid pre-school teachers of attending students are free.  Pre-register at 449-3246 to hold [...]

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