Archive for June, 2017

Allen County Trailblazer Guided Hike – Payton

[ August 27, 2017; 7:00 pm; ] Payton County Park

August 27, Sunday  7:00 PM

Learn more about Payton County Park, share hiking experiences, and get Trailblazer credit on this guided hike.  We’ll stroll around and satisfy our curiosity together.  Be prepared for mosquitoes and maybe some mud.

Cost:  FREE
Pre-register by:8/23  Min. 5  Max.  35
To register or for more information: Email:bdispenza at allencountyparks.org   Call: 449-8619  [...]

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Birding Hike

[ August 27, 2017; 3:30 pm; ] Fox Island County Park

August 27, Sunday  3:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Discover the late summer birds found at Fox Island County Park.  This hike follows our local birding club meeting of the Stockbridge Audubon Society.  The hike will be led by birders of the Society.

Cost: $2.00 per person
Pre-register by: 8/14  Min. 5  Max.  25
To register or [...]

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Stockbridge Audubon Meeting and Special Guest

[ August 27, 2017; 2:00 pm; ] Fox Island County Park

August 27, Sunday  2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

The public is invited to a Stockbridge Audubon meeting with their speaker, Angie Quinn. The topic is “Birding at Fox Island.”

Cost: $2.00 park entry, Free with annual pass
Pre-register by: 8/22  Min. 5  Max.  60
To register or for more information: Email: nhaley at allencountyparks.org  Call: 449-3246  [...]

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Prairie Hike

[ August 19, 2017; 1:00 pm; ]  

Metea County Park

August 19, Saturday  1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Discover the colors of the prairie revealed during this Saturday afternoon hike.  Meet the naturalist in the lower parking lot shelter down by the front gate as there is a wedding up at the nature center that day.

Cost: $2.00 per person
Pre-register by: 8/14   Min. 5  Max.  [...]

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Caving Adventure

[ August 12, 2017; 7:00 am; ] Metea County Park Nature Center

August 4, Friday 7:30 PM (Pre Class)

August 12, Saturday, All Day

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

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Caving Adventure – Pre Class

[ August 4, 2017; 7:30 pm; ] Metea County Park Nature Center

August 4, Friday 7:30 PM (Pre Class)

August 12, Saturday, All Day

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

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Prairie Ecology – Prairie plants and Animals

[ August 8, 2017; 10:00 am; ] Metea County Park Nature Center

August 8, Tuesday  10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

The creek and pond are wet habitats, the marsh is an in between habitat and the forest and prairie are both fairly dry habitats.  The students will study the prairie ecosystem & then apply this knowledge in the prairie.  We will study the plants [...]

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“Lost Ladybug Project”

[ August 6, 2017; 1:00 pm; ]  

Fox Island County Park

August 6, Sunday  1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Learn how to identify and find these important little members of the insect community as part of the “LOST LADYBUG PROJECT”. The LLP is a citizen science program where all members of the family can participate and send results to the LLP.

Cost: Free w/annual pass [...]

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Scrapbooking/Craft Nights

[ August 25, 2017; 6:00 pm; August 26, 2017; 10:00 am to 8:00 pm. September 22, 2017; 6:00 pm; October 20, 2017; 6:00 pm; November 17, 2017; 6:00 pm; December 15, 2017; 6:00 pm; ] Fox Island County Park

August 25, Friday  6:00 PM – Midnight
August 26, Saturday  10:00 AM  -  8:00 PM  SPECIAL EDITION
September 22,  Friday  6:00 PM – Midnight
October 20,  Friday  6:00 PM – Midnight
Summer vacation pictures are beckoning!  Join us in scrapbooking memories to last a lifetime.  We provide refreshments.  Pizza may be ordered for an additional $5.00.  [...]

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Help Send the Monarchs to Mexico

[ August 22, 2017; 10:00 am; August 29, 2017; 10:00 am; September 5, 2017; 10:00 am; September 12, 2017; 10:00 am; September 19, 2017; 10:00 am; ] Help Send the Monarchs to Mexico

Metea County Park Nature Center

August 22, 29,  September 5, 12, 19,   Tuesday 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Learn how to handle the monarchs, tag  them, and send them on their way. Good for young and old alike  (Ages 5 to 75)

Cost:  free to all that plan to help tag butterflies during [...]

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