Archive for April 3rd, 2017

Mother’s Day Hike

[ May 14, 2017; 2:00 pm; ] Metea County Park Nature Center

May 14, Sunday 2:00 PM

Give your mother a living bouquet!  Instead of delivering flowers to you, we’ll deliver you to the flowers, as we see, smell and learn about our native wildflowers.  The entire family is welcome.

Cost: $2.00

Pre-register by: 5/10  Min. 5  Max.  30

To register or for more information: Email: bdispenza [...]

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Fox Kit Club Adventures – “Celebrate the Sun”

[ May 9, 2017; 10:00 am; ] Fox Island County Park

May 9, 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 May sunshine!  Fees include a snack and drink for each child.  Paid pre-school teachers of attending students are free.  Pre-register [...]

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Roots, Stems and Leaves (Good for Homeschoolers)

[ May 8, 2017; 1:00 pm; ] Metea County Park Nature Center

May 8, Monday  1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Vegetative parts.

Cost: Students $5.00 – Adults $2.00

Pre-register by: 5/3  Min. 5  Max.  15

To register or for more information: Email:rdivelbiss at allencountyparks.org  Call: 449-3778  Ron Divelbiss

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Fox Island Sol Fest – CANCELLED

[ May 6, 2017; 12:00 pm; May 7, 2017; 12:00 pm; ] Fox Island County Park Bowman Lake Area CANCELLED DUE TO FLOODING

May 6, Saturday May 7, Sunday  12:00 Noon – 7:00 PM both days

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, hayrides, children’s [...]

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Flowerless Plants (Good for Homeschoolers)

[ May 1, 2017; 1:00 pm; ] Metea County Park Nature Center

May 1, Monday 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

The nonflowering plants are the mosses and ferns.

Cost: Students $5.00 – Adults $2.00

Pre-register by: 4/28   Min. 5  Max.  15

To register or for more information: Email:rdivelbiss at allencountyparks.org  Call: 449-3778  Ron Divelbiss

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Intro to Genetics – Meiosis (Good for Homeschoolers)

[ April 24, 2017; 9:30 am; ] Metea County Park Nature Center

April 24, Monday  9:30 AM -11:30 AM

Students will explore the nature of biological inheritance.

Cost: Students $5.00 – Adults $2.00

Pre-register by: 3/17  Min. 5   Max.  15

To register or for more information: Email:rdivelbiss at allencountyparks.org  Call: 449-3778  Ron Divelbiss

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Daylight to Dark Hike

[ April 22, 2017; 8:00 pm; ] Fox Island County Park

April 22 , Saturday  8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Many animals are active as the day ends.  Enjoy a sunset as we watch for evening activities of birds and mammals.  We will observe courtship flights of the American Woodcock at dusk.  Then, return through darkness listening for owls, coyotes and amphibians.

Cost: $2.00 / [...]

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Metea’s EARTH at Night

[ April 22, 2017; 7:30 pm; ] Metea County Park

April 22, Saturday  7:30 PM – 9:00 PM

This event will recognize the valuable resources provided by Meno-aki or “Mother Earth”.  Enjoy a relaxing evening walking amongst the stars on Metea’s Meno-aki trail.  Maximum registration 40.  Call 449-3778 to reserve your spot.  Hiking in the dark will be highly encouraged.  Another group has rented [...]

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Caving Adventure Trip

[ April 29, 2017; 7:00 am; ] April 29, – trip, Saturday All day trip

Go underground with Allen County Parks.  Bob Dispenza will be leading a trip to a new cave in southern Indiana on Saturday, April 29.  We’ll be exploring a wild cave in the area and going off the beaten path, looking for cave wildlife and unusual formations.  Mandatory pre-caving [...]

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Caving Adventure – Pre Class

[ April 21, 2017; 7:30 pm; ] Metea County Park Nature Center
April 21 -  pre-class, Friday 7:30 PM 

This is a mandatory pre class for the April 29 Cavng Adventure to southern Indiana. For more information see Caving Adventure Trip on April 29th.

Cost: $25.00 (covers this class and the trip itself)

Pre-register by:  4/18  Min: 5  Max: 25

To register or more information: Email:bdispenza at [...]

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