Archive for April, 2017

Preschool Discovery Hour – Tadpoles and Frogs

[ May 16, 2017; 1:00 pm; ] Fox Island County Park

May 16, Tuesday  1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Youngsters will enjoy a frog story and hunt outdoors for frogs and tadpoles.  Wear mud shoes, bug spray and dress for the weather.  Finish with a snack.

Cost: $3.00 / Child  $2.00 / Adult

Pre-register by: 5/11  Min: 5  Max: 20

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Flowers, Fruits and Seeds (Good for Homeschoolers)

[ May 15, 2017; 1:00 pm; ] Metea County Park Nature Center

May 15, Monday 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

Plant reproductive parts.

Cost: Students $5.00 – Adults $2.00

Pre-register by: 5/8  Min. 5   Max.  15

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

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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

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

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 activities and visit environmental [...]

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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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Scrapbooking/Craft Nights

[ April 21, 2017; 6:00 pm; May 19, 2017; 6:00 pm; ] Fox Island County Park

April 21, May 19 Fridays  6:00PM – Midnight

Join Naturalist, Natalie Haley, in scrapbooking memories to last a lifetime.   We provide refreshments.  Pizza can be ordered for an additional $5.00.  However, for the May class we are also pairing up with Renee Pence and  hosting a Tastefully Simple party at the same time!  [...]

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Tai Chi

[ April 12, 2017; 6:00 pm; April 19, 2017; 6:00 pm; April 26, 2017; 6:00 pm; May 3, 2017; 6:00 pm; May 10, 2017; 6:00 pm; May 17, 2017; 6:00 pm; May 24, 2017; 6:00 pm; May 31, 2017; 6:00 pm; ] Fox Island County Park

April 12 – May 31, Wednesdays  6:00  PM – 7:00 PM

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

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Family Mystery Mornings at Metea

[ April 12, 2017; 10:00 am; May 10, 2017; 10:00 am; ] Metea County Park

April 12 & May 10, Wednesdays  10:00 AM – 11:00AM

These family nature programs are open to the public.  Children two and under (who are free) must be able to maintain a certain degree of quiet during the programs.  Note that families are welcome to stay in the park as long as all adults [...]

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