AT THE PARKS

Colony of Ole Bull

There will be a program called “Colony of Ole Bull” on Wednesday, August 22, at 1 p.m., at Ole Bull State Park. Come and learn about an attempt made by Ole Bull to establish a colony in the area. His personal background and hardships will be discussed among other topics. Bring hiking boots as there will be a hike to the top of the mountain to see the Castle site. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Meet at Pavilion #4 (Stone Pavilion).

Settlers of the

Kettle Creek Valley

There will be a program called “Settlers of the Kettle Creek Valley” on Thursday, August 23, at 1 p.m., at Kettle Creek State Park. Come and learn about some of the local people and legends of the Kettle Creek Valley, like Simeon Pfoutz and Dorcie Calhoun. At the end, there will be an opportunity to share unique stories to the region. Meet at the Nature Center.

Stream Stomp!

On Friday, August 24, at 3:30 p.m., there will be a “Stream Stomp” at Kettle Creek State Park. Join the park naturalist and dive into an underwater community to find some different aquatic insects that call this creek home. Meet at the footbridge at the Lower Campground (Summerson Run).

PA Snakes

On Friday, August 24, at 8 p.m., there will be a program on “Pennsylvania’s Venomous and Non-Venomous Snakes” at Kettle Creek State Park. Join the park naturalist to learn about some Pennsylvania snakes, both venomous and non-venomous, and also learn to appreciate the role they have in nature. Topics will include the myths that have come up, diets, habitat, and more. Meet at the Nature Center.

Stream Stomp!

On Saturday, August 25, at 3:30 p.m., there will be a “Stream Stomp” at Ole Bull State Park. Join the park naturalist and dive into an underwater community to find some different aquatic insects that call this creek home. Meet at Pavilion #4 (Stone Pavilion).

PA Snakes

On Saturday, August 25, at 8 p.m., there will be a program on “Pennsylvania’s Venomous and Non-Venomous Snakes” at Ole Bull State Park. Join the park naturalist to learn about some Pennsylvania snakes, both venomous and non-venomous, and also learn to appreciate the role they have in nature. Topics will include the myths that have come up, diets, habitat, and more. Meet at the amphitheater.

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